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DWI Checkpoint At Asbury Circle Tonight

Posted: May 17th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

Prosecutor To Investigate Ocean Township Property Tax Fraud

Councilman John Napolitani does not deny the fraud when give the opportunity

Councilman John Napolitani did not deny that he is the member of the governing body who directed favorable treatment from the tax department for friends of the community

The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating allegations that a member of the Ocean Township governing body had Stephen Gallagher (no relation to this blogger), the Township’s Chief Financial Officer, instruct employees of the Tax Department to remove properties of friends of the community, according to an announcement by Councilman Rob Acerra.

The allegations were made in a lawsuit by Meredith Nelson, Deputy Director of Finance, and first reported by MMM.

Acerra released a letter sent to the Prosecutor requesting the investigation and said he confirmed that the allegations would be investigated.

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Posted: May 9th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Ocean Township | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Prosecutor To Investigate Ocean Township Property Tax Fraud

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

Colts Neck Murder Defendant Gets New Attorney, Pleads Not Guilty

Asbury Park Press pool photo

Paul Caneiro, the 52 Ocean Township man accused of brutally murdering his brother Keith and Keith’s family last November before setting their Colts Neck home ablaze in an ill fated attempt to hide his crimes, was arraigned in Monmouth County Superior Court this morning, according to an announcement on Twitter by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

Caneiro pleaded not guilty to all 16 counts of his indictment, including quadruple murder, before Superior Court Judge Joseph W. Oxley in Freehold.

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Posted: March 18th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Colts Neck Murder Defendant Gets New Attorney, Pleads Not Guilty

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

Authorities Ask For Help in Murder Investigation

Earl “Everlasting” Sanders of Neptune City was shot and killed while driving on Route 18 in Colts Neck last April 29 while driving home from a birthday party at the Freehold Elks Club.

His killer remains at large and the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office along with the Colts Neck Police Department and Monmouth Crime Stoppers are asking the public’s support in solving the case.

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Posted: March 7th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Authorities Ask For Help in Murder Investigation

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

Law Enforcement seeks public’s help in fatal Hazlet traffic incident

photo via Hazlet PD’s facebook page

The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office is asking witnesses to an early Monday morning traffic fatality in Hazlet to come forward and assist in their investigation.

Robert Pisano, 54, of Neptune, was walking in the area of State Highway 36 just east of Middle Road in Hazlet at approximately 2:24 a.m. Monday morning, when he was struck by a westbound 2008 Dodge Avenger, driven by John F. Hermans, of Yonkers, New York.

Pisano died as a result of his injuries. Hermans was unharmed.

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Posted: January 22nd, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Law Enforcement seeks public’s help in fatal Hazlet traffic incident

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 »