Martin N. Racioppi, 52, of Monmouth Beach, pleaded guilty in federal court in Trenton today to robbing the Navesink branch of Investor Saving Bank, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.
Racioppi entered the Navesink Investors branch on July 20, 2017 and demanded money from a teller. He fled with approximately $1,600. The FBI arrested him the following day in Eatontown.
This is Racioppi’s third bank robbery conviction. He was released from federal prison on March 26, 2014 for his 2007 conviction in the robbery of a Red Bank Sovereign Bank branch, according the the Federal Bureau of Prisons. He was on parole for a previous bank robbery conviction at the time of the Red Bank robbery, according to RedBankGreen.Read the rest of this entry »
Martin N. Racioppi, 52, of Monmouth Beach, has been charged with the July 20th robbery of the Investors Bank branch in Navesink, according to Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick.
Racioppi was released from federal prison on March 26, 2014 for his 2007 conviction in the robbery of a Red Bank Sovereign Bank branch, according the the Federal Bureau of Prisons. He was on parole for a previous bank robbery conviction at the time of the Red Bank robbery, according to RedBankGreen.
The Sun National Bank Branch on Route 9 between Taylors Mill Rd and Symmes Drive was robbed at about 12:45 this afternoon, according to a statement from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.
An unshaven white male, described as approximately 50-60 years of age, standing approximately 5’10” tall and weighing approximately 185 lbs., wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, black knit hat and sunglasses entered the bank, said he had a bomb and demanded money from a teller.
Justin Rafalko, 25, of Sycamore Drive in Hazlet was charged with robbing the TD Bank branch on Harmony Road in Middletown, according to a statement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.
Rafaldo entered the bank at around 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, approached a teller with a note that indicated he was armed and demanding money. He fled the scene on a bicycle.
The Keansburg police apprehended Rafalko later on Saturday along the Henry Hudson Trail. He was identified via surveillance video.
The investigation was a cooperative effort of the Monmouth County Prosectuor’s Office, the Middletown Police Department, the Hazlet Police Department and the FBI.
“This was a great team effort by all the law enforcement agencies involved to bring this case to a swift conclusion,” said Prosecutor Gramiccioni.
Stephen Fedorka, 33, of the Laurence Harbor section of Old Bridge Towship, was arrested on Sunday and charged in the Armed Robbery that occurred at the Santander Bank branch at 2985 Route 35, Hazlet, on Wednesday, October 28, according to Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.
The Hazlet Police Department was contacted at approximately 9:46 a.m. on October 28 and responded to the Santander Bank located at 2985 State Highway 35, Hazlet, New Jersey, for a reported robbery. The suspect was described as a white male possibly in his 30’s, approximately 5’9”, wearing dark blue or black sweatshirt and dark colored jeans. The suspect entered the bank and handed a note to a bank teller demanding money and indicating that he possessed a gun. The suspect then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of United States currency.
An investigation by the Hazlet PD, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and the FBI lead to Fedorka’s arrest in Hazlet on Sunday morning. Read the rest of this entry »
NEWARK — When Basim Henry robbed a Union Township bank in November 2003, it was not hard to connect him to the crime. He had driven his white Pontiac to the bank on Morris Avenue, authorities said, and left it parked illegally on an adjacent side…
A light skinned male robbed the PNC Bank branch on Rt. 34 in Aberdeen on Monday, December 9. Authorities are seeking identity and whereabouts of the man, according to a statement from Acting Monmouth County Prosecutors Christoper J. Gramiccioni.
The suspect stands between 5 ‘3″ and 5 ‘5″ tall and was last seen wearing a black knit winter cap with brim, a black winter coat, dark pants and dark shoes.
Anyone with information about this suspect is asked to call Detective Andrea Tozzi, of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-431-7012 ext. 4809; Detective Louis Nanna of the Aberdeen Police Department at 732-566-2054 or Detective Erik Nolte at the Red Bank office of the FBI at 732-741-0006
The man suspected of robbing the Colts Neck branch of the JPMorgan Chase Bank has been apprehended in a Birmingham, Alabama hotel, according to a statement released by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.
Waleed A. Saleh, 32, of Staten Island, was found Monday at the Sheraton Hotel in Birmingham, Ala. where he was arrested by investigators from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Birmingham Police Department, as part of the joint investigation led by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and Colts Neck Township Police Department Detective Richard Zarrillo.
Saleh is charged with first degree Armed Robbery, and the second degree offenses of Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon. Saleh has waived extradition. Bail has been set at $750,000 with no 10 percent option as set by Monmouth County Superior Court Judge Richard W. English.
The bank robbery occurred around 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2013 when Saleh allegedly walked into the JP Morgan Chase Bank, located at 290 Route 34 in Colts Neck, pointed a firearm at a teller and demanded money. The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing the area.
FREEHOLD — An Eatontown man has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting a couple after demanding money from them in Red Bank, authorities said Tuesday. Inow Rainey, 26, was charged Friday with two counts of attempted murder and one count each of armed robbery, unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a weapon for… Read the rest of this entry »
Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni released surveillance video of the man investigators believe robbed the the Sun National Bank branch on Route 9 southbound between Taylor’s Mills Rd. and Symmes Drive in Manalapan last week. The video was capture at a nearby retail location about an hour the robbery.
Investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect.