Sunday, May 5, 2013
The scene was cleared before noon on Saturday.
Homemade fireworks in Marlboro prompted a call to the bomb squad, according to News 12. A homemade device found at the Water Treatment Plant on Harbor Road early Saturday morning caused police to close the road for several hours, as county authorities investigated. According to News 12, burn marks were found where what was found to be homemade fireworks had been set off. The scene was cleared before noon on Saturday. The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office is investigating the incident.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Manalapan police arrested a Freehold man for allegedly damaging another person's vehicle.
A Freehold man reportedly caused nearly $3,000 worth of damage to a car parked within Manalapan Township last week. Manalapan police arrested Eric Keys, 23, of Freehold, and charged him with criminal mischief for purposely damaging another person’s motor vehicle on Friday, April 26. According to Manalapan police, Keys kicked both exterior rearview mirrors, keyed the paint on the vehicle, broke both rear lamp covers, and pulled off the right rear bumper. Keys is currently remanded in Monmouth County Jail with bail set at $7,500.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The road will be resurfaced between Randolph Road and School Road East.
Monmouth County will have Dutch Lane Road closed in Marboro Township through April 18. The road will be resurfaced between Randolph Road and School Road East, according to the Marlboro PD website. Detours will be posted from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on April 17 and April 18.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Shawn Hannon was one of 25 people arrested in connection with a multi-jurisdictional narcotics investigation.
A paraprofessional at Manalapan High School, Shawn Hannon, was arrested in connection with a multi-jursidictional narcotics investigation on Wednesday, April 3, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato announced today. Hannon was one of twenty-five individuals arrested in the investigation which resulted in the seizure of marijuana, LSD, ecstasy (MDMA), pills, weapons and cash. Hannon, 26, of Tinton Falls, was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance for having 30 Oxycodone pills and one Suboxone pill in his ownership. Hannon was also charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute for allegedly attempting to sell the Oxycodone pills. Additionally, Hannon was charged with …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Chris Cavallo, allegedly stole money, jewelry and other items from six vehicles in Marlboro Township.
A man previously charged with stealing in Freehold now faces additional charges in Marlboro. Chris Cavallo, 32 of Manalapan was arrested last week and charged with the alleged theft of six vehicles in Marlboro Township during the month of January. According to county arrest records, Cavallo allegedly stole a woman's pocketbook and $500-$600 worth of gift cards, snowboarding equipment, personal documents, cash, checks jewelry and electronic equipment from six different vehicles within the township. A Marlboro Police investigation allegedly found stolen items in Cavallo's possession. According to Monmouth County Jail records, Cavallo was also charged last week for allegedly stealing credit cards from a parked car and using them at Freehold …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Freehold Borough police charged two men with obstruction and driving while intoxicated
Two men ran from the scene of an accident on Manalapan Avenue early Sunday morning, according to Freehold Borough Police Chief Glenn Roberts. Miguel Zamudio, 42, of Marlboro and Nester Lozano, 37, of Freehold were involved in a one-car crash at 2:45 a.m. on Sunday, Roberts said. Police arrested the pair after they allegedly ran from the overturned vehicle. Both Zamudio and Lozano were charged with obstruction and driving while intoxicated, Roberts said.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Changes were made between Wyncrest Road and Ridge Road.
The NJ Department of Transportation (DOT) approved a speed limit change on Route 79 in Marlboro Township, between Wyncrest Road and Ridge Road. The previous speed of 50 mph has been reduced to 45 mph. The NJ DOT signed off on the change on Jan. 4. Marlboro residents have previously spoken out on Patch and at Township Council meetings about reducing speed limits on other township roads, including Union Hill Road. The Marlboro Township Council approved a resolution supporting the change, after a resident complained about the speed. Speed limit signs on the road will be replaced in the near future.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
No injuries were reported; the fire appears to be accidental.
The Freehold Borough Fire Department was called to assist in the early morning roof fire of Gus's Diner, located at Route 33 East in Manalapan Township. At about 1:47 a.m. on Tuesday, Manalapan police were called to the scene by a motorist who reportedly saw flames from the restaurant roof while driving past the establishment. Firefighters quickly responded to the scene and doused the flames. Manalapan Fire Company #1, Gordon's Corner Fire Company, Englishtown Fire Department, Adelphia Fire Company and Freehold Borough Fire Department all responded to the scene. Manalapan Fire Company #1 confirmed that the flames were coming from the roof where a new addition of the restaurant meets the existing structure; the restaurant is currently …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
The chase began in Howell and went through Freehold, Manalpan and Marlboro before ending in Aberdeen.
Devante Jones, 19, of Cliffwood, was indicted this week on charges of eluding police after an August police chase which spanned through Freehold and other area towns. The chase eventually ended with his being apprehended following a foot pursuit in Aberdeen, according to police. According to Detective Sgt. Eileen Dodd, Jones was observed by Cpl. Fred Bauer to be driving his 2012 Toyota in a reckless manner. After Jones refused to stop he lead officers on a multi-department chase up Rt. 9 through Freehold, Manalapan and Marlboro before Bauer stopped his chase. Dodd said Aberdeen Police Department then picked up the chase. After attempting to get out of the car and flee on foot Dodd said Jones was arrested in Aberdeen. Jones was indicted on …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
The woman admitted to sexually abusing the girl multiple times and streaming the assault over the internet.
A Manalapan woman was sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexually abusing a 5-year-old girl and streaming the assault over the internet, New Jersey U.S. District Attorney Paul J. Fishman and Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division announced Tuesday. Jennifer Mahoney, 33, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Mary L. Cooper to sexual exploitation of a child and Cooper imposed Mahoney’s sentence in Trenton Federal Court. Mahoney admitted to sexually assaulting the 5-year-old girl and steaming the assault via Skype, which is a video-chatting service. On another occasion, Mahoney admitted to abusing the girl in a bathtub, video recording the abuse on her iPhone, and then later emailing the …