Freehold Man Charged With Raping and Photographing 14 Year Old Girl

David Buabeng, 55, of Windsor Terrace in Freehold Township, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with first degree Kidnapping, second degree Child Luring, two counts of first degree Aggravated Sexual Assault, and first degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child for Causing or Permitting a Child to Engage in Child Pornography, second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child for Manufacturing Child Pornography, and third degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

The 14-year-old girl was reported missing Monday evening at about 9 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: May 17th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Hazlet Woman Killed Crossing Rt 36

Crystal Vernon, 34 of Hazlet, was struck by a vehicle and killed on Monday night as she attempted to cross the highway at the marked intersection at Laurel Ave, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Vernon was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:39 p.m.

Margaret Holtz, 67, of North Middletown, was the driver of the 2004 Ford Freestar van  that struck the Hazlet woman.  An 85 year old man was a passenger in the vehicle.  Neither Holtz or he passenger were injured.

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Posted: May 15th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Hazlet, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Neptune City Man Shot Dead While Driving On Route 18 In Colts Neck

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Lloyd Earl Sanders, 54, of Neptune City was pronounced dead from a gunshot wound after Colts Neck Police found his body in a 2009 Mercedes-Benz C350 that had crashed on Route 18, south of County Road 537 at around 2 a.m. on Sunday morning, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Colts Neck Police received a 9-1-1 call at 1:58 a.m. on Sunday morning April 29 reporting on single car crash on on Route 18 south where they discovered the driver, Sanders, deceased from an apparent gunshot wound.  A 52 year old passenger with non-life threatening injuries was transported to a local hospital where he was treated and released.  RSLmedia is reporting that the 52 year old passenger also suffered gunshot wounds. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 30th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | 13 Comments »

Shrewsbury Cop Gets Plea Deal

Cullinane is a firefighter in Tinton Falls. Social Media photo

Ryan M. Cullinane, 27, of Tinton Falls and a patrolman with the Shrewsbury Borough Police Department, pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to fourth degree Trespass before Monmouth County Superior Court Judge Vincent N. Falcetano, Jr., Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced.

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Posted: April 25th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Shrewsbury Cop Gets Plea Deal

Former Keansburg Teacher Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Distribution

Marc Marinoff. photo via facebook

Marc S. Marinoff, 31, of Pear Drive, in Marlboro, formerly a teacher at the Joseph R. Bolger Middle School in Keansburg, pleaded guilty to one count of second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child involving the Distribution of Child Pornography today, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Under the terms of his plea agreement, Marinoff faces a 3-year state prison term and will be subject to the provisions of Megan’s Law upon his release. Marinoff is permanently banned from holding any public employment in New Jersey and has forfeited his current public post as a school teacher.

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Posted: April 10th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Former Keansburg Teacher Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Distribution

Active Shooter Drill Scheduled At Former Manasquan School

Law enforcement agencies from throughout Monmouth County, as well as state agencies, will conduct an active shooter training exercise in Manasquan on April 20th at the former St. Denis School property, Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni, Sheriff Shaun Golden, and the Monmouth County Police Chiefs Association announced. The former Catholic school closed in 2015.

April 20th is the 19th anniversary of the Columbine School Massacre in Jefferson County, Colorado.

“Recent events have only served to highlight the need for preparedness,” said Gramiccioni. “We started down this road nearly 15 months ago with an eye towards readiness and we will continue to prepare for providing the safety our citizens need and deserve. We must recognize the realities of evil people focused on perpetuating evil acts.” Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 9th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Active Shooter Drill Scheduled At Former Manasquan School

Union Beach man charged with child pornography and gun possession

Henry Cicerale, 59, of Park Avenue in Union Beach, set-up a wireless Internet network at a neighbor’s home and was using that network to access, download, and distribute child pornography.  His computers and other digital media devices had hundreds of items of child pornography, an 11 month investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office concluded. Investigators also found an unloaded gun in his home.

Cicerale is charged with second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child for Distribution of Child Pornography, third degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child for Possession of Child Pornography and second degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 4th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor, Union Beach | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Union Beach man charged with child pornography and gun possession

11 year old boy called bomb threat into Neptune’s Walmart

An 11 year old boy is responsible for the bomb scare that prompted the evacuation of the Walmart store in Neptune Township last Sunday afternoon, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

The store on Route 66 received a call at 1:07 p.m. on Palm Sunday stating the there was bomb in the store and suggesting it be evacuated.

Bomb dogs from the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office, Ocean County Sheriff’s Office, New Jersey Transit Police Department, and Middletown Police Department were deployed to assist the Neptune Township Police Department at the scene. The Neptune Township Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services were also deployed to the scene. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 29th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on 11 year old boy called bomb threat into Neptune’s Walmart

Law enforcement investigating threat by Keansburg student

A Keansburg student was charged with third degree Terroristic Threats after an alert school security officers overheard a threat made by the boy, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced.  An ongoing investigation has concluded that the boy did not have the wherewithal to carry out the threat.

A search of the child’s home found no weapons.  However a school yearbook was discovered with several students photos blocked out. The boy told investigators those classmates were “mean” to him.

Gramiccioni is not identifying the boy because of his young age.

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Posted: March 27th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Former Lake Como resident charged with luring a minor, obscenity

Michael Camacho

Michael Camacho, 55, formerly of Lake Como and most recently of New Bedford, Massachusetts, was arrested Wednesday and charged with second-degree Luring, second-degree Attempted Endangering the Welfare of a child, two counts of third-degree Attempted Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and third-degree Attempted Obscenity to a Minor, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 15th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Former Lake Como resident charged with luring a minor, obscenity