Sunday, February 13, 2011
Armed man took about $200 from cash register before fleeing on foot.
An armed man took about $200 from the cash register at the Dunkin Donuts on Asbury Avenue in Tinton Falls Friday night. According to Lt. Gerald M. Turning, Jr., the male suspect entered the store at 8:50 p.m. and allegedly presented a handgun to employees. He then fled the scene, at 4060A Asbury Avenue, in an unknown direction. Det. Sgt. Scott Trocchia is assigned to the case, said Turning.
Friday, February 11, 2011
Police release sketch of theft suspect
From Long Branch Patch: "The West Long Branch Police have released a sketch of a theft suspect who reportedly took several pieces of jewelry from the home of a borough resident. In January, the resident reportedly allowed the suspect to use his home to wait for a ride according to West Long Branch Police Det. Bill Lynch. 'The victim met the suspect at a meeting in Long Branch where he was asked for a ride,' Det. Lynch said. 'The victim could not take him to his destination, but offered to allow him to stay at his home to keep warm.' 'The victim left to let his dog out and when he returned the suspect left abruptly,' Det. Lynch continued. Det. Lynch said the victim discovered that jewelry was missing a few days later and reported the …
Thursday, February 10, 2011
The $250,000 will be used to improve Monmouth Street and wayfinding around the borough.
Red Bank is one of four Monmouth County towns sharing $800,000 in Local Aid grants from the New Jersey Department of Transportation, Gov. Chris Christie announced Wednesday afternoon. According to a release, $250,000 will be applied to improving Monmouth Street and the borough’s wayfinding, an area that recently has been identified as a concern by local business owners. Specifically, the grant will fund Monmouth Street’s corridor streetscape and improve on existing signage in the area. Generally, streetscape projects deal with both aesthetic and safety issues. Finer details about what the grant will fund haven’t been released but it’s likely the funding will be used to develop better lighting, paint lines, create bump outs on the side walk…
Red Bank-Shrewsbury Patch columnist Carolann McLoughlin on DIY pornography
Thursday, February 10, 2011
From Red Bank-Shrewsbury Patch: "For someone who has been around (and around and around and around) the block I try to keep up with the new technology. I don’t think I’ve done too badly. We’ve had a computer in our home for over 25 years – back in the day we were ‘innovative.' I used a computer in my office back in the old dot-matrix printer days – remember that hideous noise? No, you probably don’t – take my word for it, when something was printing out everybody knew it. We positioned our first fax machine in a common area in the hallway at the office. When the “bing-bing” would go off indicating that a message was about to come through we would all run from wherever we were to watch the paper coming out with – miracle of miracles – not…
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Waitress coming off shift shot by a man she knew, say police.
From Holmdel Patch: "A Hazlet mother is in critical condition at Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune after being shot outside the Red Oak Diner & Lounge on Route 35 in Hazlet, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office. Kelly Cullari, 35, of Hazlet was shot at 4:45 a.m. Sunday morning, said Executive Assistant Monmouth County Prosecutor Richard E. Incremona Monday afternoon. The alleged shooter, a former boyfriend, is Jermaine Foster, 33, of Plainfield, said the police. Hazlet Police were called to the scene within minutes, Incremona said. Foster fled the scene but was later apprehended in Linden. Police have recovered a handgun, said the investigator, but he would not elaborate more. Foster was charged with attempted murder…
Skipper of the trawler Atlantic Queen out of Point Pleasant Beach violated fisheries laws, officials say
From Brick Patch: "A commercial fishing boat captain from Brick has been charged with illegally taking more than his limit of flounder and sea bass on a recent fishing trip. Jeffery Stanley, 44, skipper of the trawler Atlantic Queen, docked in Point Pleasant Beach, was charged along with the boat's owner, Alda Gentile, 53, of Speonk, N.Y. According to the state Department of Environmental Protection, the Atlantic Queen harvested nearly 2,400 pounds of summer flounder and more than 1,200 pounds of black sea bass in excess of state limits. Conservation officers boarded the Atlantic Queen shortly after midnight Jan. 25 after noticing that it appeared to be overloaded with summer flounder and black sea bass. The vessel had just docked in Point…
Monday, February 7, 2011
Jersey Shore Medical Center anesthesiologist met with an undercover detective three times at Tinton Falls restaurants.
From Eatontown-Tinton Falls Patch: "A local anesthesiologist who lives in Tinton Falls was indicted Monday for various crimes relating to the illicit distribution of the prescription pain medication Oxycodone, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Peter E. Warshaw, Jr. in a release. Barry K. Ray, Jr., M.D., 36, of Autumn Drive was arrested on Aug. 27, 2010 following a criminal investigation by the prosecutor’s office that focused on the illegal distribution of Oxycodone by Ray, a cardiac anesthesiologist at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune Twp. The investigation included the use of an undercover detective from the prosecutor’s office who met with Ray three times at restaurants in Tinton Falls to exchange the pain …
Borough Engineer says plan will help control invasive hydrilla in Franklin Lake.
From Long Branch Patch: "The West Long Branch Council took another step toward eradicating invasive plant species in recently-dredged Franklin Lake, during its meeting on Feb. 2. The council passed a resolution authorizing the award of a contract for the implementation of a management plan for Franklin Lake which will help stop hydrilla from growing, according to Borough Engineer Francis Mullan. The contract was awarded to Allied Biological Inc. of New Jersey, which submitted a low bid of $29,530 for the three phases of lake management plan, which will take place over the next three years. The first phase of the project will cost $13,850 in 2011, $11,990 in 2012 and $3,690 in 2013." Click here for the full story. Click here to "like" …
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Long Branch groups believe they have found way to stop odor problem near sewerage plant
From Long Branch Patch: "The Long Branch Concerned Citizens Coalition and the Long Branch Sewerage Authority is looking for a way to cure the city sewerage plant’s odor problems. A plan to solve the problem was announced last year during a LBSA Board meeting at the company’s 150 Joline Ave. location, but has not yet begun. Some aspects of the project plan remain undisclosed, said LBCCC leader Avery Grant and member Joseph Turpin. After considerable urging, Grant said, the LBSA met to review details of the planned work to be done that would fix the problem. LBSA Chairman L. Frank Blaisdell announced the improvement project last year and described it as a major upgrade in the treatment plant and pumping station equipment, along with a …
Monday, January 31, 2011
A Red Bank resident who robbed separate banks in Fair Haven and Cranford pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court.
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Monday, January 31, 2011
From Red Bank-Shrewsbury Patch: "A Red Bank man pleaded guilty Monday to robbing two separate TD Bank branches, including one in Fair Haven, on consecutive Fridays this past August, the United States District Attorney’s Office announced. Wilfred A. Dunn Jr. admitted to robbing the TD Bank on River Road in Fair Haven on Aug. 20, 2010, and then a separate TD Bank branch in Cranford, Union County, just a week later, before U.S. District Court Judge Joel Pisano in Trenton. According to court documents, the 28 year old stole $3,071 from the Fair Haven bank and another $4,000 from the Cranford branch. Red Bank Police captured him the night of the second bank robbery on Aug. 27 after observing a vehicle fitting the description provided by …