Oceanport Police made several arrests during the last week in September, including marijuana possession, contempt of court and trespassing at Monmouth Park.
- Jazmine J. Mathis, 25, was found to be in contempt of court during a motor vehicle stop at midnight on Eatontown Boulevard. Upon further investigation, Mathis was arrested on several outstanding warrants out of Oceanport, Tinton Falls and Holmdel municipal courts. She was transported to police headquarters, processed and released after posting bail.
- Reginald W. Hendrex, 25, Tinton Falls, was pulled over for a motor vehicle violation at 3:32 a.m. on Eatontown Boulevard and Hill Court. Hendrex was charged with driving while intoxicated and possession of a controlled dangerous subject, purported to be marijuana in the police report. Hendrex was transported to police headquarters, processed and released pending a court date.
- A Port Au Peck Avenue resident reported that a vehicle had been broken into overnight. Ptl. Gregory Lauretta responded to a report that the fuse box cover in her vehicle had beeb taken off the panel and was lying on the front seat of her vehicle. Nothing appeared to be taken out of the vehicle or damaged. The matter is under investigation by the Oceanport Detective Bureau.
- Patrol responded to a report of two subjects trespassing at Monmouth Park Stable Office. Security advised patrols they found two females in a barn without proper identification to be on the premises. Ronniesha E. Crenshaw, 24, of Asbury Park and Suzette J. Oden, 39, Long Branch were removed from the premises and released, pending a court date.
- Olivia G. Smith, 20, Long Branch, was pulled over for a motor vehicle violation on Oceanport Avenue and Carriage Lane, resulting in a charge of contempt of court for a warrant out of Oceanport Municipal Court.
- Oceanport resident Ben Collins, 51, was stopped for a motor vehicle violation at midnight at Oceanport and Riverside avenues, which resulted in a charge of possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes. Collins was transported to police headquarters, processed and released on cash bail.
Speeding Enforcement Initiative:
The Oceanport Police Department, in an attempt to greatly reduce the overall speeds at which motorists travel at through the borough, have begun a speeding enforcement initiative throughout the borough, targeting numerous streets. The initiative will be an ongoing effort to ensure the safety of the motoring and pedestrian traffic within the borough.
Speeding Enforcement Stats for the week of Sept. 24 – Sept. 30:
- 50 radar enforcement details (Number of times officer set up to run radar)
- 22 vehicles stopped for speeding
These stats do not include routine traffic stops and the summons generated during those stops.