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Oceanport Man Gets 6 Years For Child Porn

Kevin Long, 28, of Wolfhill Avenue in Oceanport, was sentenced to six years in state prison for distributing photos and video which depicted child sexual abuse, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Superior Court Judge Richard W. English imposed the sentence on Friday, January 4, 2019.  Long pleaded guilty to one count of second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child involving the Distribution of Child Pornography on October 22, 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: January 7th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Oceanport Man Gets 6 Years For Child Porn

Colts Neck Man Indicted For Kidnapping, Sexual Assault and Child Pornography

Terry Y. Kuo aka Victor Lee

Terry Y. Kuo, 27,  of Colts Neck, also known as Victor Lee, was indicted by a Monmouth County Grand Jury on December 21 on 47 counts including kidnapping, sexual assault and other misconduct involving a student and other local children, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Wednesday afternoon.

Kuo was a youth tennis instructor prior to his arrest on November 12, 2017. He was previously indicted last February on 15 counts of various sexual assault and child pornography charges.

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Posted: January 2nd, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Colts Neck Man Indicted For Kidnapping, Sexual Assault and Child Pornography

82 year old Asbury Park man charged in hit and run murder

Johnny Westbrook

Johnny Westbrook, 82, of Asbury Park, was charged with first degree murder in the hit and run death of Daniel Rivera, 63, also of Asbury Park, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Asbury Park police received a 911 call at approximately 5:11 p.m. for a hit and run incident on Friday evening.  Law enforcement officials arrived to find the victim, Rivera, struck in the area of 3rd Avenue and Langford Street in Asbury Park.

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Posted: December 23rd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on 82 year old Asbury Park man charged in hit and run murder

Gramiccioni: Colts Neck Murders Are The Most Brutal Of His Career

Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni said that the Colts Neck murders of Keith Caneiro and his family were the most brutal he has witnessed in his career and that he would prosecute the case as a Captial Crime if New Jersey had the death penalty.

Paul Caneiro, 51 of Ocean Township, is charged with four counts of murder, aggravated arson and weapons charges, in the deaths of his brother Keith, Jennifer Caneiro, Keith’s wife, and the couples children, Jesse, 11 and Sophia 8, on November 20 at their home in Colts Neck.

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Posted: November 29th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »

Paul Caneiro Charged With Colts Neck Murders

 

Paul Caneiro

NJ.com is reporting that Paul Caneiro has been charged with the murder of his brother, Keith Caneiro, Keith’s wife Jennifer  and the couple’s children, Jesse and Sophia.

Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni has a press conference scheduled for 11 am this morning to update the media on the Caneiro murders which occurred last Tuesday.

Paul was charged last with aggravated arson for the fire that occurred at his own home in Ocean Township at 5:01 am in November 20.  His wife and two adult daughters were in the Tilton Dr home when the fire was set.

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Posted: November 29th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | 3 Comments »

14 Arrested In Monmouth County Kiddie Porn Sweep

Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni

13 Monmouth County men and one male juvenile were arrested recently in a County-wide investigation into online child pornography, Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced this morning.

“Operation Trading Post” was conducted by the Prosecutor’s Computer Crimes Unit and Monmouth County Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force between June of 2018 and October 2018. The operation was designed to reduce online threats to Monmouth County children and to decrease the market for child sexual exploitation by focusing on those individuals seeking out and trafficking in child pornographic materials, according to Gramiccioni’s announcement.

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Posted: November 28th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 14 Arrested In Monmouth County Kiddie Porn Sweep

Accused Long Branch Shooter Was Arrested Last Week

Marc Zayas

Marc Zayas, the 18 year old man accused of shooting an 18 years old Neptune City man in Long Branch on November 15, was arrested on Monday November 19 following an intense manhunt, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced this morning.

Gramiccioni’s announcement did not say where the arrest occurred.  Spokesman Chris Swendeman said Zayas was arrested in New Jersey.

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Posted: November 26th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Accused Long Branch Shooter Was Arrested Last Week

Former Prosecutor is defending accused arsonist

Paul Caneiro

Former Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Robert Honecker told CNN that he is defending Paul Caneiro, the Ocean Township man accused of setting his home on fire on Tuesday morning while his wife and two adult daughters were in the house.

Honecker said that his client is innocent of the Aggravated Arson charges filed against him and any other charges yet to be filed.

“My client maintains his innocence on this charge and any other potential charges,” Caneiro’s attorney Robert Honecker told CNN. “His family fully support his defense of this charge. No evidence has been produced that suggests a reason why he would engage in such conduct. He fully expects to be vindicated when this case finally resolves.”

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Posted: November 23rd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Long Branch Shooter Still At Large

Marc Zayas

Monmouth County law enforcement authorities are seeking the public’s help in locating Marc Zayas, 18 of Long Branch.  Zayas is accused of shooting a 18-year old Neptune City man last Thursday afternoon, November 15, in the vicinity of in the vicinity of 63 Morris Avenue in Long Branch.

Zayas is at large as of 7:30 Sunday evening, according to Chris Swendeman, spokesman for the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

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Posted: November 18th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Long Branch Shooter Still At Large

Owner of Howell T-Shirt Store Charged With Sexually Assaulting A Child

Brian Young at a recent charity event. social media photo

Brian Young, 52 of Freehold, was arrested on Friday and charged with second degree Sexual Assault and third degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Young, the owner of the Big Frog Custom T-Shirts and More franchise on Route 9 in Howell, is accused of inappropriately touching a minor who was in the store on Wednesday, November 7.

Chris Swendeman, spokesperson for the Prosecutor’s Office, declined to reveal the age or gender of the minor making the accusation.

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Posted: November 10th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Owner of Howell T-Shirt Store Charged With Sexually Assaulting A Child