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.admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Chief Steven Peters, Monmouth County News, Ocean Township Police Department, Timothy Torchia | No Comments »
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: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Det Lt Timothy Torchia, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Ocean, Ocean Township, Ocean Township Police Department, Prositution, Prostitution arrests | 1 Comment »
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: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Monmouth County News, Ocean Township, Ocean Township Police Department, Skinny white gun in a long sleeve Rutgers shirt | Comments Off on Ocean Township Police Are Looking For A Skinny White Jerk Off In a Rutgers Shirt
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: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Ocean Township | Tags: Baby Delivery, Det Lt Timothy Torchia, Monmouth County News, Oakhurst First Aid, Ocean Township, Ocean Township Police Department | Comments Off on Ocean Township Police And First Aid Squad Deliver A Baby Girl
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.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: Det Lt Timothy Torchia, Drugs, Krystal Waz, Marina Sviridenko, Monmouth County News, Ocean Township Police Department, Piper Renner, prostitution | Comments Off on Ocean Township Police Announce Drug and Prostitution Arrests
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].Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: CrimeStoppers, Det Lt Timothy Torchia, Det Michael Legg, Monmouth County News, Ocean Township PD, Ocean Township Police Department, Target of Ocean | Comments Off on Wanted By The Ocean Township Police
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: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: Detective Michael Melody, Monmouth County News, Ocean Township Police Department | 1 Comment »
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: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Asbury Park, Damian Forde, Damian Forde JR, Monmouth County News, Ocean Township Police Department | Comments Off on Asbury Park Man Climbs Through Sunroof To Steal From Car in Ocean
Teddy 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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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.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Detective Bryan Morgan, Monmouth County News, Ocean Township Police Department | Comments Off on Video: Ocean Township Police Seek The Public’s Help In Identifying A Burglar