Reports of Fraud and Criminal Mischief in Oceanport, Police Say

Oceanport Police Department's blotter also includes arrests for outstanding warrants.

Oceanport Police report incidents of alleged criminal mischief and credit card fraud in town this month.

Sept. 9

  • An Eatontown Boulevard resident filed a report that her credit card had been used to make unauthorized purchases. She contacted her bank to cancel her debit card and to stop further transactions. This matter is under investigation by the Oceanport Detective Bureau.

Sept. 13

  • A Summerfield Avenue resident called police to report that his vehicle's driver side rear tire had been punctured. Police took photos of the damage and the matter is under investigation by the Oceanport Detective Department.

Sept. 15

  • During the course of a motor vehicle stop for violations at Eatontown Boulevard and Main Street, police determined that the vehicle's passenger had a warrant out of Jackson Municipal Court. Adam Winits, 50, of Howell, was placed under arrest, transported to police headquarters, processed and released after posting cash bail.
  • A registration check during a motor vehicle stop at Branchport Avenue and Doreen Drive revealed that Paul R. Hagerman, 50, of Asbury Park, had a contempt of court/failure to appear warrant. Hagerman was arrested, transported to police headquarters, processed and released after posting 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. 10 – 16:

  • 50 Radar Enforcement Details (Number of times officer setup to run radar. Not number of stops)
  • 8 Summonses issued

These stats do not include routine traffic stops and the summons generated during those stops.


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