New Jersey Task Force Heads to Florida for Hurricane Operations

nj-hurricance-matthew-task-forceBy New Jersey State Police

Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police, announced the deployment of 80 members of New Jersey Task Force 1 to assist with search and rescue operations as Hurricane Matthew moves closer into Florida. The highly trained team comprised of police, fire, and emergency medical personnel arrived at Joint… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted: October 7th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on New Jersey Task Force Heads to Florida for Hurricane Operations

Bomb squad called to Eatontown business

assetContent (36)EATOWNTOWN — Local police and a bomb and arson squad from the State Police were investigating a suspicious package at a FedEx Office store Thursday night. Police were called sometime before 8:30 p.m. to the business at 255 Rt. 35, when the package was discovered. “A package has been safely isolated at our facility in Eatontown.… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 19th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Eatontown, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Bomb squad called to Eatontown business

2 Monmouth County Men Among 40 Caught In Statewide Kiddie Porn Op

Kiddie Porn bustShawn Bovasso, 47 of Howell and Abeer Jaffri, 24 of Marlboro were among the 40 New Jersey men charged in a statewide crackdown on child pornography distribution announced by Attorney General Christoper Porrino yesterday.

Bovasso had over 5000 files of child pornography on his computer at the time of his arrest by State Police detectives on July 15th.  Troopers also found and seized two assault weapons from his residence. The assault weapons are being examined to determine if charges against Bovasso are appropriate.

Jaffri was arrested on May 31 and charged with both distribution and possession of child pornography.

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Posted: August 19th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, NJ State Police | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 2 Monmouth County Men Among 40 Caught In Statewide Kiddie Porn Op

40 people arrested in massive N.J. child porn crackdown

assetContentTRENTON — State authorities have arrested 40 people hailing from every county in New Jersey following a large-scale child pornography crackdown. Authorities are scheduled to detail the arrests at an 11 a.m. press conference at the State Police technology complex in Hamilton. All of the defendants were charged with possession of child pornography, and most were… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 18th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on 40 people arrested in massive N.J. child porn crackdown

Drunk woman with suspended license sideswipes N.J. trooper in Eatontown

assetContentTRENTON — A woman with a suspended license allegedly side-swiped a state trooper vehicle while driving drunk on along a stretch of highway in Monmouth County on Monday, authorities said. Kristen Szatmary, 31, was driving a Ford Focus and allegedly talking on her cell phone when she crashed into a troop car just after noon on… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: June 8th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Drunk woman with suspended license sideswipes N.J. trooper in Eatontown

CAUGHT!

assetContent (1)BERKELEY TOWNSHIP – The man who was the focus of a large-scale manhunt for the past week was apprehended Monday morning in a wooded area off the Garden State Parkway. Authorities located Arthur Buckel – who had been on the run since he was discovered missing from the Bayside State Prison unit at Ancora Psychiatric Hospital… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: May 9th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on CAUGHT!

Manhunt for escaped prisoner intensifies near Parkway rest area

assetContent (1)BERKELEY TOWNSHIP – Authorities were searching for escaped prisoner Arthur Buckel in the area around the Forked River rest area on the Garden State Parkway on Monday morning. Shortly after 11 p.m. on Sunday, the New Jersey State Police notified the Lacey Township and Berkeley Township police departments that they were actively searching for the for… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: May 9th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Jersey Shore, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Manhunt for escaped prisoner intensifies near Parkway rest area

N.J. trooper struck by car dies of injuries

12802915_829963020464060_6150481213963108092_nWEST DEPTFORD TWP. — A trooper struck by a vehicle while responding to a car fire Monday night has died of his injuries, New… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 8th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: NJ State Police | Tags: , | Comments Off on N.J. trooper struck by car dies of injuries

Pair busted with $70K in stolen spices at Aberdeen storage facility

assetContent (6)Two men were arrested after being caught with more than $70,000 in stolen spices at a northern Monmouth County storage facility, State Police said. Luis Rivera, 50, of Jersey City and Samir Helou, 56, of Brooklyn, N.Y. were charged with possession of stolen property, according to a news release. Helou was also charged with possession of… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: February 23rd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Pair busted with $70K in stolen spices at Aberdeen storage facility

Off-duty N.J. trooper delivers baby on Garden State Parkway

nj-state-police-symboljpg-02b3e0ada0e0b240_largeMIDDLETOWN — An off-duty New Jersey State Police sergeant, who was heading home from work, delivered a healthy baby girl along the Garden State Parkway Friday, authorities said. “The expecting Lakewood couple were on their way to a hospital in New Brunswick when the baby decided she would not wait any longer,” the State Police said… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: December 14th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Off-duty N.J. trooper delivers baby on Garden State Parkway