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.

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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 mlegg@oceantwp.org.

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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.

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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 »

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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

19 Year Old Ocean Township Man Arrested On Drug Charges

Ocean Township Police LogoTeddy Feindt, 19 of Ocean Township, was arrested in his Bowne Road home by the Ocean Township Police Department on Friday, May 20, after the execution of a search warrant revealed various types of drugs, drug paraphernalia, a weapon and fireworks, according to a statement released by the OTPD.

Feindt was charged with 2 counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance (a bottle of Promethazine Codeine and cocaine) possession of under 50 grams of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a weapon, possession of fireworks, possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance and intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance in a school zone. He was later released on a criminal complaint summons and will appear at a future court hearing.
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Posted: May 24th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | Comments Off on 19 Year Old Ocean Township Man Arrested On Drug Charges

Video: Ocean Township Police Seek The Public’s Help In Identifying A Burglar

Ocean Township burglar video 052116The Ocean Township Police is asking for the public’s help in identifying a burglar who stroke a home in the Wanamassa section of the Township on Thursday morning May 19 at 10:28 a.m.

The white male suspect was wearing a red baseball cap, blue jeans and a grey T-shirt when he entered the home through an unlocked window. The break in was captured by the homeowner’s home surveillance video system.

The OTPD released links to two videos.

The first video shows the subject, who appears to be in his late twenties or early thirties, enter the open porch of the home and attempt to enter through the front door and windows.  He leaves the porch and returns when he enters the home through a window. View that video here.

In the second video, the subject can be seen walking through the living room of the home, apparently with a laptop computer he is stealing and other property.  He using his T-shirt to avoid leaving finger prints.  After attempting to leave the home through the front door, he opts to leave through the window through which he entered.  Two small dogs look on as the burglar makes off with the property.  The second video can be viewed here.  Don’t blame the dogs.

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Posted: May 21st, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Video: Ocean Township Police Seek The Public’s Help In Identifying A Burglar

Ocean Township Man Busted Twice On Same Day

Golden's Palace

Golden’s Palace

David Shank, 30, of Ocean Township, was arrested for shoplifting at Family Dollar on Route 35 on Thursday, May 19 when  He was also found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia.  He was processed and released by the Ocean Police Department on a criminal complaint penind a future court appearance, according to an announcement by the Ocean Township Police Department.

Shortly after his release, Detectives Michael Melody and Jesse Orbach spotted Shank walking along Deal Road and then running up to a residence. Melody and Orbach exited their vehicle and located Shank in the rear of the home actively attempting to gain entry. Back at the station, Shank was now found to be in possession of a prescription pill bottle containing 12 Xanax pills.

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Posted: May 20th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Ocean Township Man Busted Twice On Same Day

Do you know this guy?

user33386-1456935115-media1 (640x566)The Ocean Township Police are asking the public for help in identifying the white male standing in front of a motorcycle in the photo on the left.

Anyone who recognizes the man is asked to contact Detective Jesse Orbach at (732)531-1428 or Jorbach@oceantwp.org.  Those who wish to remain anonymous can call (732)531-3323 or email CrimeTips@oceantwp.org .

Detective Lt. Tim Torchia wouldn’t say what the man is wanted for because it’s an ongoing investigation and perps who know what their wanted for tend not to be cooperative.

Torchia said that the photo is from a retail establishment on Route 35 in the Township.

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Posted: March 2nd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Ocean Township | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Do you know this guy?

Shoplifter Captured After Falling Off His Bicycle

Not Mark Lawrence

Not Mark Lawrence

Mark A. Lawrence, 52, of Lake Como, was arrested by the Ocean Township Police Department last evening after fleeing from Target of Ocean on a bicycle, according to a statement by Det. Lt. Timothy Torchia.  He was taken into custody after falling off the bicycle and putting up a brief struggle.

Officer Ryan Krug responded to a shoplifting in progress call at Target and observed the suspect, later identified as Lawrence, cycling away.  Officer Dean Schooch spotted Lawrence near Asbury Circle.

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Posted: January 21st, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Shoplifter Captured After Falling Off His Bicycle