Thursday, December 13, 2012
Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office appointed Barry Nadrowski to Acting Warden of the Monmouth County Correctional Institution (MCCI).
The Monmouth County Corrections Institution (MCCI) has welcomed a new Warden to the facility. Barry Nadrowski has been named the Acting Warden of MCCI following the retirement of Brian Elwood. Elwood, who worked in corrections for 25 years, held the position since 2011. According to a press release, Nadrowski began working at MCCI in 1992 and rose his way through the ranks over the years. “It’s my honor and privilege to take on the role of Acting Warden at this outstanding institution,” said Nadrowski, in a press release. “I look forward to the challenges, and, will be dedicated to continue to operate a safe and secure facility for the inmates and correctional staff.” Sheriff Shaun Golden named Nadrowski the Acting Warden of MCCI on Dec. …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Man allegedly used a shovel to pry open the back door of the residence.
A Manalapan man was arrested after he allegedly attempted to burglarize a home on Frances Drive in Freehold Borough. Freehold Borough Police arrested Juan G. Martinez, 46, of Dey Street in Manalapan, on Friday, Nov. 23 after he allegedly attempted to break into the home. According to the complaint warrant, Martinez entered the home by using a shovel to pry open the back door. By using the shovel, Martinez caused approximately $500 in damage to the frame and door. Martinez was charged with burglary and criminal mischief. He has been remanded to the Monmouth County Correctional Institution (MCCI) on $50,000 bail.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Inmate faces 17 drug-related charges.
A Monmouth County Correctional Institution (MCCI) inmate has been charged with nine counts of conspiracy and eight counts of attempted possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance into the MCCI. On Oct. 26, Long Branch resident Cameron Zuidema, 25, is believed to have conspired with another man to bring Suboxone into MCCI for Zuidema’s use and sale. According to the complaint warrant, Zuidema attempted to possess the Suboxone by having another man mail the drug into the correctional facility. Prior records from the Monmouth County Sheriff’s office show that Zuidema was admitted into the MCCI on Oct. 3. Zuidema now faces an additional $170,000 bail for the 17 charges. His original bail from Oct. 3 was $75,000.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Two Neptune men have been indicted on eight charges each surrounding the home invasion and murder of a Freehold Township resident.
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Thursday, November 15, 2012
The following information comes from an official release from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. A Monmouth County Grand Jury handed up an indictment charging Richard Busby, 55 and Jeffery Mayhue, 49, both formerly of Neptune Township for the 2011 home invasion and murder of Michael Conway of Freehold Township, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced today. This indictment stems from an incident that occurred during the early morning hours of July 31, 2011, in Freehold Township. At approximately 6:10 a.m. on that date, firefighters and police responded to a house fire located at 200 Jackson Mills Road. Once the fire was extinguished, police discovered that one of the residents, 42-year-old Michael …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Howell Township Police arrested couple after they received a referral from DYFS.
A Freehold Borough man and woman have been arrested, according to a Howell Township Police Department press release. The couple has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child and wrongful impersonation. The release states that the duo was evicted from their Howell residence before moving to Freehold Borough. However, the couple allegedly left two children behind in the evicted Howell residence when they relocated. According to the release, a neighbor discovered the abuse and alerted DYFS, where there was an open case file on the family. The release stated that upon further investigation, it was discovered that the woman was using someone else’s social security number to work. She has been charged with wrongful impersonation and …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
The alleged incident took place over the weekend in Asbury Park.
A Freehold resident faces assault and preventing arrest charges after he allegedly pushed an Asbury Park Law Enforcement Officer. Arthur Douglass, 25, allegedly pushed Officer Cynthia Yost while she was attempting to arrest him. According to the complaint warrant, Yost fell to the ground and injured her left hand after Douglass pushed her. The alleged incident took place on Saturday, Oct. 20. The complaint warrant did not state what Douglass was being arrested for. Douglass has been remanded to the Monmouth County Correctional Institution (MCCI) on $15,000 bail.
Friday, October 19, 2012
Complaint warrant states that employee was a Law Enforcement Officer.
Freehold Township Police responded to the Monmouth County Correctional Institution (MCCI) Wednesday, after an inmate allegedly assaulted a MCCI employee. James Younger, 49, of Neptune, allegedly struck an employee, who is a Law Enforcement Officer at the MCCI, in the face with his elbow. After being hit, the officer fell to the ground and further injured himself. The complaint warrant explains that the officer was in uniform and preforming his duties when he was hit. According to the Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, Younger was originally brought into the MCCI after he failed to pay a fine. For the alleged assault, Younger faces a charge of aggravated assault and an additional $15,000 in bail.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Man at MCCI is accused of possessing a cell phone while incarcerated.
An inmate at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution may have another charge added to his sentence after he was allegedly found in possession of a cell phone. Hughes Jean, 48, of Long Branch, was allegedly found in possession of the phone on Friday, Oct. 5. According to Jean’s complaint warrant, an inmate in possession of a cell phone is considered a serious crime. The complaint warrant did not state how the cell phone was found or how Jean received the device. For this charge, Jean’s bail was set at $15,000.
Thursday, October 4, 2012
An inmate in the Monmouth County Correctional Institution faces a fugitive charge after it was discovered he had an outstanding warrant in Pennsylvania.
Sandy Thomson, 44, of John Street in South Amboy, faces a fugitive charge after it was discovered that he fled from Pennsylvania to avoid apprehension. According to his complaint warrant, Thomson, a current inmate at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution, had a warrant is issued by a Pennsylvania agency on June 4. The complaint warrant continued to explain that the outstanding warrant was confirmed by a phone call and fax from the requesting agency. Thomson’s bail has been set at $100,000.
Monday, October 1, 2012
An Eatontown resident allegedly had over $400 of stolen merchandise in her possession at the time of her arrest.
An Eatontown woman faces assault and shoplifting charges after she allegedly assaulted a loss prevention officer at the Freehold Raceway Mall. A Sears loss prevention officer stopped Alexandria I. Ortiz, 19, of Meadowbrook Ave, on Thursday when they allegedly observed her attempting to steal merchandise. According to the complaint warrant, Ortiz punched and kicked the officer when he apprehended her and threatened him by saying “Don’t you worry, you’re going to get yours”. The complaint warrant continues to explain that Ortiz had in her possession over $200.50 worth of stolen merchandise from Abercrombie & Fitch, Charlotte Russe, and Hollister at the time of her arrest. The merchandise she attempted to steal from Sears was valued at $223.…