Kevin Tuohy, the candidate who was endorsed at the Dems mini-convention earlier this month, has withdrawn for health reasons.Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2019 elections, Monmouth County News | Tags: 2019 elections, Kevin Tuohy, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff, Monmouth Dems, Monmouth GOP, Raymond Dothard, Sheriff Shaun Golden | 3 Comments »
Middletown Mayor Tony Perry says that if recreational marijuana is to become legal in New Jersey, that its retail sale of should be regulated like alcohol is regulated…with municipalities selling licenses and conducting background checks on the sellers.
The legislation currently under consideration in Trenton, and reportedly agreed upon by Governor Phil Murphy, Senate President Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin amounts to an unfunded burden upon local governments, Perry said in a letter to Buena Vista Mayor Chuck Chiarello, President of the New Jersey Conference of Mayors, with copies sent to the 13th District legislators; Senator Declan O’Scanlon and Assemblywomen Amy Handlin and Serena DiMaso, as well as Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden and Freeholder Director Tom Arnone.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Marijuana, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, Assemblywoman Amy Handlin, Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso, Freeholder Director Tom Arnone, Governor Phil Murphy, Legal Marijuana, Monmouth County News, Senate President Steve Sweeney, Senator Declan O'Scanlon, Sheriff Shaun Golden | 1 Comment »
The Monmouth County Department of Public Works and Engineering has prepared the 1000 lane miles of County roads for the 2-4 inches of snow expected today, Freeholder Director Tom Arnone said in an announcement.admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Freeholder Director Tom Arnone, Monmouth County News, Sheriff Shaun Golden, Snow storm | Comments Off on Monmouth County Officials Urge Caution During The Storm
MMM has learned that Monmouth County Freeholder Gerry Scharfenberger will seek the Republican nomination for State Assembly in the 13th legislative district for the seat currently held by Assemblywoman Amy Handlin. Handlin announced last fall that she will not seek reelection.
Scharfenberger is expected to join Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso on the top the the ballot in LD 13 in the June 4 primary and the November 5 general election. DiMaso filed her petition for the nomination last week.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso, Gerry Scharfenberger, LD 13, Monmouth County News, Senator Declan O'Scanlon, Sheriff Shaun Golden, Tom Arnone | 10 Comments »
Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden announced that a Code Blue Alert has been issued in the County as extremely low temperatures and dangerously high winds are forecast. The Code Blue Alert is in effect starting on Sunday, January 20 at 6:00 a.m and extends through 8:00 a.m on Wednesday January 23.
“Our number one priority is to ensure the safety of all Monmouth County residents throughout this Code Blue Alert and always,” said Sheriff Golden, whose agency oversees the Monmouth County Office of Emergency Management. “The necessary plans, procedures and resources are in place to address any emergency situation that is elevated to the level of needing county assistance.”
Residents in need of a warming center are advised to contact their local police department. The municipality will then coordinate assistance with the Monmouth County Office of Emergency Management. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: January 18th, 2019 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, News | Tags: Code Blue Alert, Monmouth County News, Office of Emergency Management, Sheriff Shaun Golden | Comments Off on Golden: No one will be left out in the cold
In a rare public disagreement among Monmouth County Republicans, Sheriff Shaun Golden, the Party Chairman, slammed Senator Declan O’Scanlon’s effort to win fiscal and public safety reforms from Governor Phil Murphy and Senate President Steve Sweeney in exchange for three Republican votes in the Senate to legalize recreational marijuana.
Golden took to twitter last night, calling the the proposal “typical Trenton”Art Gallagher | Filed under: Declan O'Scanlon, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Serena DiMaso, Shaun Golden | Tags: Monmouth County News, Monmouth GOP, New Jersey, Recreational marijuana, Senator Declan O'Scanlon, Sheriff Shaun Golden | 8 Comments »
The sheriff’s office received a number of calls from residents in reference to a telephone solicitation, claiming that they owed money. The scam artists say they are members of the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Division and are calling individuals, stating that their legal issues must be rectified immediately by paying a fine.
“This type of solicitation and misrepresentation is inexcusable and will not be tolerated,” said Sheriff Golden. “Our agency does not make calls asking for money or contributions of any kind, nor does it authorize the solicitation of funds. We will aggressively investigate such scams and pursue all avenues of complaints both on the criminal and civil side.”admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: Monmouth County News, Phone Scams, Sheriff Shaun Golden | Comments Off on Sheriff Golden Warns Of Phone Scams
Fifteen new police officers and twenty new corrections officers graduated from the Monmouth County Police Academy on Thursday, December 13, during a ceremony in Freehold, Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden announced.
“By successfully completing this training, these fine men and women have demonstrated their commitment to law enforcement and corrections,” said Sheriff Golden, whose agency runs the Monmouth County Police Academy. “That is a great privilege, since there is no higher responsibility, than maintaining public safety. I’m proud of their accomplishments and commend all for a job well done.”Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Police Academy, Sheriff Shaun Golden | Comments Off on 35 Recruits Graduate From Monmouth County Police Academy
Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden and Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni unveiled HOPE One on Monday evening during the National Night Out gathering in Asbury Park.
The mobile unit staffed with a sheriff’s officer, a certified peer recovery specialist and a licensed clinician that will travel to targeted communities in the county connecting individuals with substance use disorder and family members, to immediate services, treatment facilities and Naloxone training is the latest innovation in the County’s ongoing efforts to combat the opioid addiction epidemic.admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office | Tags: Asbury Park National Night Out, HOPE One, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni, Opioid Addiction Crisis, Sheriff Shaun Golden | 1 Comment »