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Law Enforcement Investigating Gun Incidents In Ocean Township

The Ocean Township Police Department is investigating a report of a man armed with a gun in the area of Elberon Blvd and Roosevelt Ave, according to an announcement from the department late on Sunday night.

The call came is at approximately 5 pm on Sunday, the announcement said.  The “caller/victim” was located safe and uninjured and no injuries have been reported in the area. The OTPD, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and the Sheriff’s Office are investigating.

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Posted: April 22nd, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Law Enforcement Investigating Gun Incidents In Ocean Township

Ocean Police Requests Help To Identify Person of Interest

Detective Steven Walker of the Ocean Township Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to identify the the woman pictured,  person of interest in an ongoing investigation.

Anyone recognizes this female or has any information please contact OTPD Criminal Investigation Bureau, Detective Steven Walker at 732-531-1428 Ext: 2232.  Email: [email protected] Main Police: 732-531-1800

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Posted: March 4th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Ocean Police Requests Help To Identify Person of Interest

Torchia promoted to Captain of Ocean Township Police Department

Timothy R. Torchia  has been promoted to the rank of Captain of the Ocean Township Police Department, Police Chief Steven R. Peters announced this afternoon.

Captain Torchia started his career as police officer in February of 1996 for the Borough of Deal and was hired by the Township of Ocean in May of 1998. During his career Torchia has been assigned to the Patrol Bureau, the Criminal Investigation Bureau and Administration. Recently, he served as the department’s public information officer.

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Posted: January 7th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Torchia promoted to Captain of Ocean Township Police Department

Unhappy Endings at Ocean Township Massage Parlor

ABC Spa photo via yelp

January is not ending happily for five Monmouth County men and two women with Asian names—one from Palisades Park and one from Queens, NY–who were arrested on prostitution charges at  the ABC Spa on Route 35 in the Oakhurst section of Ocean Township.

Members of the Ocean Township Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Bureau started to investigate prostitution at the ABC Spa, 1719 Highway 35, in early January, according to an announcement from Detective Lt. Timothy R. Torchia.  Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: January 30th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Ocean Township Police Are Looking For A Skinny White Jerk Off In a Rutgers Shirt

A skinny white male in his 20’s wearing a red long sleeve Rutgers shirt and a baseball cap allegedly approached a female jogger in Louis Weltz Park, Ocean Township on Monday evening and offered her cash if she’s watch him perform a sex act, according to a press release from the Ocean Township Police Department. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 27th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Ocean Township Police Are Looking For A Skinny White Jerk Off In a Rutgers Shirt

Ocean Township Police And First Aid Squad Deliver A Baby Girl

Not all police news out of Ocean Township is of drugs, prostitution or shoplifting busts.

Yesterday afternoon Officer Thomas Rant responded to a West Park Avenue residence for a woman in labor.  The woman was full term and having contractions one minute apart, according to a statement by Det. Lt. Timothy Torchia.

The Oakhurst First Aid arrived along with Officers Kevin Donohoe, Phil Jackson and Sergeant Paul Flammia who assisted with the delivery of a baby girl. Both mom and baby were transported to Monmouth Medical Center for further medical care.

Posted: May 17th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Ocean Township | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Ocean Township Police And First Aid Squad Deliver A Baby Girl

Ocean Township Police Announce Drug and Prostitution Arrests

Marina Sviridenko, left, and Krystal Waz. photos via facebook

Three women were arrested in Ocean Township on prostitution and drug charges last month, according to announcements from Det. Lt. Timothy Torchia.

On April 2, Marina Sviridenko, 28 of Toms River, was caught in field stop by Detective Michael Legg and Officer Dean Schoch.  The investigation revealed that Sviridenko was engaged in prostitution, was in possession of cocaine and had an active warrant for her arrest in Tinton Falls. She was issued a summons for future court date and turned over to the Tinton Falls Police.

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Posted: May 3rd, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Ocean Township Police Announce Drug and Prostitution Arrests

Wanted By The Ocean Township Police

user33386-1470060210-media1The Ocean Township Police Department is asking the public’s help in identifying the woman in the attached photo.

Detective Lieutenant Timothy Torchia didn’t say what the woman is suspected of doing in the Ocean Township Target strore on Saturday night, but it is save to surmise she wasn’t responded to the help wanted sign.

Anyone who recognizes the woman is asked to contact Detective Michael Legg at 732-531-1428 Ext 2236 or via email at [email protected].

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Posted: August 1st, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Wanted By The Ocean Township Police

Do you know this man? The Ocean Township Police wants to hear from you

Wanted by the Ocean Township PD

Wanted by the Ocean Township PD

The Ocean Township Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the man in the attached photo.  Detective Michael Melody said that more details may be released upon the man’s identification and arrest, but it is safe to say that he was not in Target to answer the help wanted sign posted on May 11.

Melody also said that the man and another guy were operating this old blue two door Chevy Blazer.

Posted: July 18th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

Asbury Park Man Climbs Through Sunroof To Steal From Car in Ocean

Not Damian Forde

Not Damian Forde

Damian Forde, Jr, 21 of Asbury Park, was charged with burglary of a vehicle and theft of property after an investigation by the Ocean Township Police Department determined that he entered a vehicle outside the Target store in the Seaview Square Mall and stole two electronic devices on Monday night, May 23. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: May 26th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Asbury Park Man Climbs Through Sunroof To Steal From Car in Ocean