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Eatontown Man Arrested for Allegedly Leaving the Scene of an Accident

June 9, 2015
Eatontown Man Arrested for Allegedly Leaving the Scene of an Accident

A man from Eatontown was recently arrested after he allegedly drove his vehicle into a wall and fled the scene of the accident. Officials believe that 24-year-old Eatontown resident Jamaar L. Jefferson was involved in a car accident in the vicinity of the Presbyterian Church on the Hill on Cold Indian Springs Road in Ocean Township. Jefferson allegedly […]

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Indictment Issued in Monmouth and Ocean County Drug Trafficking Case

June 8, 2015
Monmouth County NJ Drugs and Guns Defense Attorneys

A man from Jersey City was recently indicted in a serious federal drug trafficking case involving heroin and cocaine, which he is accused of conspiring to distribute across New Jersey, including in Monmouth and Ocean counties. Per an announcement from U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman, 36-year-old Thomas Shannon, also known as “Cuzzo,” has been charged with a […]

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Monmouth County Teacher Accused of Sexual Assault

June 4, 2015
Monmouth County Teacher Accused of Sexual Assault

A teacher at Monmouth Regional High School in Tinton Falls has been charged with multiple sexual offenses, including sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, after he allegedly engaged in a sexual relationship with a juvenile student. According to officials from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, 29-year-old Jackson resident Nicholas DePue is accused […]

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Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder in Monmouth County Shooting Case

June 2, 2015
Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder in Monmouth County Shooting Case

Shortly before his case proceeded to trial, a Point Pleasant man accepted a plea offer from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office which required him to plead guilty to attempted murder, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and resisting arrest in exchange for a reduced sentence. The charges against 64-year-old Point Pleasant resident Louis Cataldo […]

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Swatting Becomes Increasingly Problematic as Ocean County Mall is Evacuated

May 29, 2015
Swatting Becomes Increasingly Problematic as Ocean County Mall is Evacuated

A new form of criminal behavior, known as “swatting” has become an increasing trend in New Jersey, as individuals across the State are making false reports of bomb threats, shootings, and other potentially life-threatening situations in educational settings, commercial locations, and other public places. These swatting incidents, in which no actual threat is looming, have […]

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Monmouth County SWAT Team Kills Middletown Man During Hostage Crisis

May 28, 2015
Monmouth County SWAT Team Kills Middletown Man During Hostage Crisis

A woman recently contacted authorities to report a domestic violence incident at her Middletown home, where her husband had allegedly beaten her and was holding their young son hostage. After a prolonged crisis situation, the man was fatally wounded by a member of the Monmouth County SWAT team. Law enforcement officials responded to a call from […]

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Belmar Man Charged with Theft, Criminal Mischief

May 26, 2015
Belmar Man Charged with Theft, Criminal Mischief

A man from Belmar has been charged with theft of movable property, criminal mischief, and false imprisonment, after he allegedly confined his girlfriend in her residence, cut her telephone lines, stole her debit card, and subsequently withdrew $700 from her account. According to Sergeant Jack Ambrose of the East Hanover Police Department, authorities responded to a […]

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Monmouth County Officials to Conduct DWI Checkpoint in Neptune

May 21, 2015
Manasquan NJ Second Offense DWI Defense Attorneys

Monmouth County law enforcement authorities just announced a coordinated effort to combat DWI and DUI offenses this Memorial Day weekend by conducting a DWI checkpoint in Neptune Township. Specifically, officials from the Monmouth County DWI Taskforce and the Neptune Police Department will be conducting a DWI checkpoint on Route 33 from 11:00 p.m. on Friday, May […]

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Manasquan Hockey Coach Found Not Guilty of Simple Assault in Wall Twp.

May 20, 2015
Manasquan Hockey Coach Found Not Guilty of Simple Assault in Wall Twp.

As a follow-up to an ongoing case involving former New Jersey Devil and current coach of the Manasquan-Point Pleasant Beach boy’s ice hockey team, the coach was just found not guilty of simple assault in Wall Township Municipal Court after being accused of kicking one of his players during a game earlier this year. This […]

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