Joseph Palermo. photo via social media
Joseph Palermo. 25, of Hazlet, was charged with one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child after exchanging multiple sexually explicit messages with a young boy, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.
A volunteer Assistant Scoutmaster in the Boy Scouts of America, Palermo was arrested following a joint investigation between the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and the Middletown Police Department. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 17th, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Joseph Palermo, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni, Sexting | Comments Off on Hazlet Boy Scout Leader Charged With Sexting With Young Boy
NEW YORK — Anthony Weiner has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for sexting with a 15-year-old girl in a case that may have cost Hillary Clinton’s the presidency. The former Democratic congressman from New York had faced up to 27 months in prison on Monday after his guilty plea to one charge of transferring… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: September 25th, 2017 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Anthony Weiner, Vin Gopal | Tags: 11th Legislative District, Anthony Weiner, Monmouth County News, Sexting, Vin Gopal | Comments Off on Anthony Weiner gets 21 months in prison for sexting teen
Matthew Kleinstein. Photo via FelicianAthletics.com
Freehold, NJ- Robert Honecker, Esq. smiled broadly as he left Judge Ronald Lee Reisner’s courtroom at 9:10 a.m. on Friday morning, followed closely by his client Matthew Kleinstein and the Kleinstein family.
Judge Reisner was not on the bench. A reporter sat in the last row of the courtroom with a perplexed look on her face. Kleinstein, the former Marlboro Camp Counselor who pleaded guilty in August to 4th degree Cyber Harassment after sending images of his penis to four 11-13 female campers in his care the previous summer, had his sentencing hearing outside of the presence of the media.
It is a rare occurrence that Court proceedings start promptly at 9 a.m. when so scheduled. If you’re summoned to Court at 9 a.m. and bring an attorney, chances are pretty good that you’ll be paying for an hour or two of his/her time to work on other cases from his/her phone and/or laptop computer.
Judge Reisner started his calendar promptly on Friday morning. Maybe even early. He dealt with the Kleinstein matter and then apparently left the bench as approximately 30 other defendants patiently waited in the courtroom for their sentencing hearings.
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Posted: October 10th, 2015 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Crime and Punishment, Marlboro, Monmouth County, Monmouth County Court, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: Charles Webster, Darrin Kleinstein, Marlboro, Marlboro Township, Marlboro Township Recreation Department, Matthew Kleinstein, Monmouth County News, Robert Honecker, Sexting | 27 Comments »
There appears to be a race worth watching in Marlboro
The Democratic campaign of Marlboro Mayor Jonathan Hornik and Council Members Randi Marder and Michael Scalea has characterized their opponents’ plan to reform the Township’s Summer Camp as “cheap gutter politics.”
In statement promoted by Hornik on facebook and released on the JerseyShoreInsider blog (a site funded by Monmouth County Democratic Chairman Vin Gopal and Ocean County Democratic Chairman Wyatt Earp that has nothing to do with Snooki or The Situation), Hornik campaign manager Jon Evans accused Republican candidate for Mayor Ira Goldberg and Council candidates Sui Allex and John Dwyer of exploting the “unfortunate and serious incident” that occurred as a result of Matthew Kleinstein, while working as a Marlboro Camp Counselor, sending pictures of his penis to four 11-13 year old female campers in his care.
Councilman Scalea was a member of the Township’s Recreation Committee at the time the incident occurred.
Evans’s statement goes on to claim that the reforms the Republicans proposed are already in practice in the Township of Marlboro. Evan’s states that the Republicans have no platform for improving Marlboro’s government. Read the full statement (that Evans inexplicably did not send directly to MMM) here:
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Posted: October 8th, 2015 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Marlboro, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: Ira Goldberg, John Dwyer, Jon Hornik, Marlboro, Matthew Kleinstein, Michael Scalea, Mike Scalea, Monmouth County News, Randi Marder, Sexting, Snooki and The Situation, Sui Allex, Vin Gopal, Wyatt Earp | 9 Comments »
Civil suit alleges that Marlboro Recreation Department failed to supervise, protect children and attempted to cover up sexting incidents
Matthew Kleinstein, 20, of Marlboro Township, pleaded guilty to fourth degree Cyber Harassment on August 17, 2015 in Monmouth County Court. Kleinstein had also been charged with 3rd degree Endangering the Welfare of a Minor after he sent pictures of his genitals to four female campers, ages 11-13, via text message and SnapChat, during his employment as a Camp Counselor with the Marlboro Department of Recreation at Marlboro High School during the summer of 2014.
Kleinstein has applied for Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI). He is scheduled to be sentenced by Judge Ronald Lee Reisner on October 9th at 9 a.m, according to Charles Webster, spokesman for the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. If accepted into the PTI program, Kleinstein will avoid serving jail time and have his criminal record expunged upon successfully completing the program.
A civil lawsuit filed by one of the victims and her guardian on September 18, 2015 alleges that Kleinstein’s father, Darrin Kleinstein, Vice Chairman of the Marlboro Recreation Advisory Committee, obstructed the investigation into his son’s actions by the Marlboro Recreation Department and the Marlboro Police Department. The suit alleges that the elder Kleinstein contended that the allegations were false and manufactured with the intent of harassing his son.
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Posted: October 1st, 2015 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Jon Hornik, Marlboro, Monmouth County, Monmouth County Court, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: Darrin Kleinstein, Judge Ronald Reisner, Lyne Gustman, Marlboro, Marlboro Mayor Jon Hornik, Marlboro Township, Marlboro Township Recreation Department, Matthew Kleinstein, Michelle Gropper, Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, Pre-Trial Intervention, PTI, Robert Honecker, Sexting, SnapChat, Steven P. Lombardi Esq, Suzi Leifer, Ted Ernst | 40 Comments »