POLICE SEEK INFO ON SUSPECT HANDYMAN

Recent activity reports, unedited, as provided by the Middletown Township Police Department.

call-in-the-authorities• On September 21, 2011 at approximately 1:55 pm police responded to the Thassian Mechanical Contractors Business located on Highway 36 in reference to a report of a burglary in progress. Upon arrival a witness advised officers that they had observed a subject attempting to pry his way into the building with a crow bar. The witness provided the officer with the suspect’s description which was broadcasted to patrols in the area.

Officers Joseph Glynn, Raymond Sofield and Daniel Murdoch located a subject fitting the description on Wedgewood Drive, a nearby street. The officers conducted an investigation which resulted in the arrest of Tyking Miller, age 18, from Wedgewood Drive in Belford, NJ. Miller was charged with Criminal Trespass, Burglary and Criminal Mischief. He was transported to police headquarters where he was processed and released pending a court date.

Detectives Laurence Schachtel and Paul Shanley are handling the follow up investigation.

• On September 21, 2011 at approximately 7:10 pm Patrolman Keith Hirschbein was on patrol in the area of Highway 36 when he stopped a vehicle for a view obstruction violation. Officer Hirschbein approached the driver, identified as Ryan Lewis, age 28, from Lily Lane in Freehold, NJ, at which point he observed a baggie containing Marijuana in plain view on the floor of the vehicle.

Officer Hirschbein conducted an investigation which resulted in Lewis being arrested for Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana. He was transported to police headquarters where he was processed and released pending a court date.

• On September 20, 2011 at approximately 4:50 pm Patrolman Nicholas Fenezia and Patrolman Michael Reuter of the Quality of Life Unit responded to the area of the Shore Crest Mini Park in reference to a report of possible drug activity taking place. Upon arrival in the area the officers located a suspicious vehicle parked in the area.

The officers approached the vehicle and conducted an investigation which resulted in the arrest of Christine Dolly, age 21, from Leonardville road in Belford, NJ, and the discovery of a cigar containing Marijuana. Dolly was charged with Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana. She was transported to police headquarters where she was processed and released pending a court date.

• On September 20, 2011 Detective Daniel Sullivan arrested John Vanliew Jr., age 24, from Beachway Avenue in Keansburg, NJ, for Theft. Police say Vanliew stole jewelry from a residence on Pennybrook Lane in Middletown where he had been hired to perform handyman services. Police located the stolen jewelry in Keansburg.

Detective Jason Lopez of the Keansburg Police Department charged Vanliew with Receiving Stolen Property in Keansburg. Vanliew was released after posting $7,500.00 bail set by Judge Richard Thompson.

Police believe Vanliew may be responsible for similar thefts from other residences in Monmouth and Middlesex Counties where he had been hired as a handyman and request that anyone with information call Detective Sullivan of the Middletown Police department at (732) 615-2255 or Detective Jason Lopez of the Keansburg Police Department at (732) 787-0799.

• On September 19, 2011 at approximately 5:00 pm Sergeant First Class Frederick Deickmann was on patrol in the area of Highway 36 when he stopped a vehicle for a seatbelt violation. The officer approached the vehicle at which point he detected an odor of burnt Marijuana coming from inside the car.

Sergeant Deickmann conducted an investigation which resulted in the arrest of a passenger, identified as Michael Doherty, age 23, from Monmouth Avenue in Leonardo, NJ, and the discovery of a glass bottle containing Marijuana. Doherty was charged with Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana. He was transported to police headquarters where he was processed and released pending a court date.

• The Middletown Police Department reports the arrests of the following subjects for various offenses:

Lavar Williams, age 23, from Woodrow Wilson Avenue in Long Branch, NJ, arrested on September 19, 2011 by Patrolman Richard Belmonte on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Long Branch Municipal Court. He was held on bail.

Jeffery Chapman, age 19, from Birchwood Lane in Middletown, NJ, arrested on September 19, 2011 by Patrolman Richard Belmonte on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was released after posting $1,000.00 bail.

John Morea, age 22, from Mosley Avenue in Brooklyn, NY, arrested on September 19, 2011 by Patrolman Thomas Russo on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was released after posting $250.00 bail.

Sandra Shaw, age 50, from Oceanview Avenue in Keansburg, NJ, arrested on September 19, 2011 by Corporal Gerald Weimer on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Long Branch Municipal Court. She was held on $150.00 bail.

Anthony McDonnell, age 21, from Port Monmouth Road in Middletown, NJ, arrested on September 20, 2011 by Patrolman James Beirne on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was held on $500.00 bail.

Steven Byrd, age 20, from Clinton Place in Newark, NJ, arrested on September 20, 2011 by Patrolman Donald Coates on a Contempt of Court warrants issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was held on $2,000.00 bail.

Daryl Munts, age 50, from Seaview Avenue in Keansburg, NJ, arrested on September 20, 2011 by Patrolman Darrin Simon on a Non-Support warrant issued by the Monmouth County Superior Court. He was held on bail.

Kevin Farrell, age 31, from Pacific Avenue in Middletown, NJ, arrested on September 20, 2011 by Patrolman Jason Caruso on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was released after posting $1,000.00 bail.

Markies Wells, age 26, from William Street in Red Bank, NJ, arrested on September 20, 2011 by Patrolman Nicholas Fenezia and Patrolman Michael Reuter of the Quality of Life Unit on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Red Bank Municipal Court. He was released after posting $500.00 bail.

Richard Garback, age 47, from Clinton Street in Middletown, NJ, arrested on September 21, 2011 by Patrolman Brady Carr on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Sea Bright Municipal Court. He was released on his own recognizance.

Angela Boden Scotti, age 47, from Shore Boulevard in Keansburg, NJ, arrested on September 21, 2011 by Patrolman Charles Higgins on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Jersey City Municipal Court. She was released after posting $100.00 bail.

David Cassidy, age 51, from Shore Boulevard in Keansburg, NJ, arrested on September 21, 2011 by Patrolman Charles Higgins on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Tinton Falls Municipal Court. He was released after posting $114.00 bail.

Keith Boyd, age 21, from Mallard Road in Bayville, NJ, arrested on September 21, 2011 by Patrolman Richard Fulham on a Contempt of Court warrants issued by the Englishtown, Toms River and Eaglewood Municipal Courts. He was held on $2,000.00 bail.

Brian Santos, age 32, from Main Street in Keansburg, NJ, arrested on September 21, 2011 by Patrolman Ian May on Contempt of Courts warrants issued by the Keyport and Woodbridge Municipal Courts. He was held on bail.

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