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Neptune Man Charged With Stalking, Burglary and Harassment

Wayde M. Delhagen photo via facebook

Wayde M. Delhagen, 25, of Neptune Township, is in the custody of the Monmouth County Correctional Institution, charged with third degree Burglary, fourth degree Theft by Unlawful Taking, fourth degree Criminal Mischief, and related charges of fourth degree Stalking and fourth degree Cyber-Harassment, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Delhagen’s crime was reported by WABC-EyewitnessNews on Friday.

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Posted: June 26th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

Ocean Township Man Accused of Luring, Endangering

Authorities seek additional victims

Barton Cross-Tierney II, 29, of Franklin Ave in Ocean Township, who also goes by Barton Cross, was arrested at his home by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office on June 6, 2019 and charged with Luring, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Promoting Obscenity to a Child, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni.

Throughout 2018, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office received multiple Cybertips regarding a participant of Discord, an online chat platform that allows for text exchanges, voice communications and video chats, engaging in inappropriate conversations with underage girls.  In December 2018, a juvenile female contacted the FBI tipline and reported that she had engaged in an inappropriate online relationship with an adult male from Ocean, NJ, with the Discord username “Barton Cross.”  An investigation revealed that Barton Cross committed sexual acts while in a video chat with the juvenile victim. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: June 25th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Ocean Township Man Accused of Luring, Endangering

Bayshore Heroin Ring Busted

A network of people distributing 20,000 bags of heroin per month throughout the Monmouth County Bayshore and been broken up by law enforcement. Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced this morning that 32 people have been charged in “Operation Finished Business.” A 16 month long investigation involving multiple law enforcement agencies has resulted in 28 arrests while four defendants remain at large.

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Posted: April 15th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Bayshore Heroin Ring Busted

Driver Charged with DWI and Reckless Driving in Atlantic Highlands Fatal Crash

Dylan Rieger, photo via facebook

 

Dylan Rieger, the 27 year old Belford resident who allegedly struck and killed John and Barbara Grogan of Atlantic Highlands on Route 36 on Friday night, has been charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Reckless Driving in connection with the incident, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced.

The Grogans were attempting to cross the intersection from the northbound direction of State Highway 36 and Grand Avenue at approximately 7:50 p.m. Friday evening, when they were struck by an eastbound 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, driven by Rieger.

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Posted: March 11th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments »

Atlantic Highlands Couple Struck and Killed on Route 36

Route 36 and Grand Ave, Atlantic Highlands

John Grogan, 60, and his wife Barbara Grogan, 59, were stuck and killed by a motor vehicle on Route 36 in their hometown of Atlantic Highlands on Friday evening, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

According to Gramiccioni’s announcement, the Grogans were attempting to cross Route 36 at the intersection of Grand Ave. when they were struck by a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, driven by Dylan Rieger, 27, of Belford.

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Posted: March 9th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Atlantic Highlands Couple Struck and Killed on Route 36

Aberdeen Man Gets 20 years for sexually assaulting a girl under 13 years old

Jonathan McDermott

Jonathan McDermott, 38, of Aberdeen Township, was sentenced to 20 years in state prison for sexually assaulting a minor on Friday.  Superior Court Judge Richard W. English imposed the sentence which requires that he serve the full term, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

McDermott pleaded guilty on October 15, 2018, admitting that over an almost two year period between June of 2015 and April of 2017 he committed numerous sexual acts upon a female child who was under 13 years old.

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Posted: March 4th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Aberdeen Man Gets 20 years for sexually assaulting a girl under 13 years old

Neptune Man Arrested for Child Abuse Porn

Anthony McCray, 50, of Neptune Township has been arrested and charged with the possession and distribution of videos that depict the sexual abuse of children, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

On August 3, 2018, McCray distributed 16 videos depicting the sexual abuse of children via a peer-to-peer file-sharing program – an online connection of computers allowing the sharing of files directly between individual users. On November 18, 2018, McCray distributed an additional 86 videos depicting the sexual abuse of children via a peer-to-peer file-sharing program. On February 21, 2019, law enforcement executed a search warrant at McCray’s residence located additional child pornography.

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Posted: February 27th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Neptune Man Arrested for Child Abuse Porn

Long Branch Cop Charged With Criminal Sexual Contact

Patrick D. Joyce, Jr., 35, of West Long Branch, a Long Branch Police Officer for 12 years, has been charged with fourth-degree Criminal Sexual Contact and Harassment, a petty disorderly persons offense, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni.

The charges are the result of an incident that occurred on February 1 at Jack’s Goal Line Stand during a private party celebrating the promotions of 12 Long Branch Officers.  MMM was the first to report on the incident and the investigation.

It is alleged that at the private party Joyce inappropriately touched a 21-year-old woman without her consent for his own sexual arousal or gratification.

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Posted: February 8th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Long Branch Cop Charged With Criminal Sexual Contact

Probation Officer Charged With Raping Woman He Supervised

Henry C. Cirignano, 48, a New Jersey State Probation Officer who resides in Wall Township, was arrested on Monday and charged with with 2 counts of second degree Sexual Assault for coercing a women under his supervision into sexual activity, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Cirginano is currently in the custody of the Monmouth County Correctional Institution, pending the outcome of his detention hearing which is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. If convicted of Sexual Assault, he faces up to 10 years in a New Jersey state prison on each count, subject to the provisions of the “No Early Release Act” (NERA) requiring him to serve 85 percent of the sentence imposed before becoming eligible for release on parole. He would also be subject to the provisions of “Megan’s Law” and Parole Supervision for Life requiring a minimum of 15 years of parole supervision following his release from prison.

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Posted: February 5th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

Rumson Man Charged With Stealing From High School Booster Club

Sean Greeley, photo via facebook

Sean Greeley, 57, of Rumson, was charged yesterday with stealing more than $25,000 from the Rumson Fair Haven Touchdown Club, a non-profit entity that was established to raise funds to support, develop, and promote High School and Youth Football in Rumson and Fair Haven, according to a statement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

The former president of the non-profit with control of all its accounts, Greeley is alleged to have used the club’s debit card for personal use between April 2017 and July 2018.

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Posted: January 31st, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | 3 Comments »