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SHREWSBURY CRIME REPORTS

AUTHORITIES_SBURY-2016-v3Crime and arrest reports, unedited, as provided by the Shrewsbury Police Department for the period of May 21 to May 26, 2016.

Crime Reports

Report of Theft by Deception in the area of Garden Road on 5/21/16. Victim reports unknown subject(s) used credit cards to obtain purchases at various locations. Damages totaling $103.13. Ptl. Tyler Fox investigating.

Arrests

Kymar V. Barnes, male age 26 of Eatontown was arrested on 5/22/16 for Contempt of Court in the area Broad Street by Ptl. Daniel DeCristofaro.

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SEA BRIGHT: SEASONAL PARKING FEES DEBUT

sb parking 052616 4sb parking 052616 2With the wraps scheduled to come off new kiosks at the start of the Memorial Day weekend Friday, Sea Bright employees got a primer on the internal workings of the machines from a vendor Thursday.

After a threatened lawsuit by local business owners was withdrawn, the borough council earlier this month set a $1-per-hour rate for parking in municipal lots. The fees are imposed summer-only, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)

 

SHREWSBURY CRIME REPORTS

AUTHORITIES_SBURY-2016-v3Crime and arrest reports, unedited, as provided by the Shrewsbury Police Department for the period of May 14 to May 20, 2016.

Crime Reports

 Report of Theft in the area of World Jeep, Shrewsbury Avenue on 5/14/16. Victim reports unknown subject(s) removed vehicle parts from premise. Damages totaling $3,250.20. Ptl. Mary Ellen Rumola investigating.

Report of Theft in the area of Panera Bread, Broad Street on 5/17/16. Victim reports unknown subject removed wallet, cash and credit cards from purse. Det. Sgt. James Ramsey investigating.

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RED BANK: POLICE BLOTTER

AUTHORITIES_RB-2016-v2Crime and arrest reports, unedited, as provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the period of May 5 to May 19, 2016.

Crime Reports

Theft: Theft of items from a trailer. On 5-10-16 the victim reported that a male subject was located on his property in the area of S. Pearl St, removing items (copper wiring in the amount of $7,800.00). The accused was arrested at the scene. Ptl. Shane Dengel.

Theft: Theft of a wallet. The victim reported that on May 7, 2016 her wallet was taken by a subject after leaving an establishment located on Broad St. The victim believes that the subject in question picked up her wallet while she was sitting on a curb. The wallet contained approximately $500.00 in currency. Lt. Robert Kennedy.

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RED BANK: SEX ASSAULTS ON CHILD CHARGED

AUTHORITIES_RB-2016-v2Red Bank police arrested a West Side man for alleged sexual assaults on a minor, according to a police report.

Benigno Barrios-Arenas, 50, of Shrewsbury Avenue was arrested Thursday and charged with sexually touching an 8-year-old girl in his charge and masturbating in her presence, the report states.

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SHREWSBURY POLICE BLOTTER

AUTHORITIES_SBURY-2016-v3Crime and arrest reports, unedited, as provided by the Shrewsbury Police Department for the period of May 6 to May 13, 2016.

Crime Reports

Report of Theft in the area of Saks Off Fifth, Broad Street on 5/6/16. Victim reports unknown subject removed merchandise. Damages totaling $399.99. Ptl. Daniel DeCristofaro investigating.

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MIDDLETOWN POLICE BLOTTER

Recent crime and arrest reports, unedited, as provided by the Middletown Township Police Department.

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Brian Vanlenten, age 35, from West Front Street in Keyport, NJ, arrested on April 11, 2016 by Patrolman Daniel Benbrook on Contempt of Court warrants issued by the Middletown and Holmdel Municipal Courts. He was held on $2,018.00 bail.

Daniel Woods, age 27, from Ohio Avenue in Middletown, NJ, arrested on April 11, 2016 by Patrolman Eric Van Schaack for Simple Assault. He was released pending a court date.

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LITTLE SILVER: RECENT CRIMES AND ARRESTS

AUTHORITIES_LS-2016-v2Crime and arrest reports, unedited, for the month of April, 2016, as provided by the Little Silver Police Department.

April 2- John Sullivan, 18, of Little Silver, NJ, and a male juvenile, 17, of Red Bank, NJ, were arrested following a motor vehicle stop on Seven Bridges Rd. for Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance With Intent To Distribute, Possession of Marijuana Under 50 Grams and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. P.O. Joseph Glynn, Jr. made the arrest.

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RED BANK: MAN CHARGED IN COPPER THEFT

AUTHORITIES_RB-2016-v3An Eatontown man was arrested in Red Bank last week on charges of copper theft and drug possession, police said.

Joseph Pfeifer, 27, of Third Street, was arrested in the midst of stealing $7,800 worth of copper wiring in front of a home on South Pearl Street at about 10:30 a.m. last Tuesday, said Chief Darren McConnell.

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RED BANK: FIGHT DISRUPTS SOCIAL EVENT

rb bates 051416 2rb bates 051416 1Police from several towns converged on the Bates Elks Lodge on Shrewsbury Avenue in Red Bank shortly before midnight Saturday on reports of a large fight. Middletown, Little Silver and Monmouth County Sheriff’s officers responded to a request for help with crowd control, and one Red Bank officer, trying to disperse the crowd, was briefly mistaken for a possible perpetrator without incident, said Chief Darren McConnell.

Police arrested Anthony Smith, 32, of Red Bank, for disorderly conduct and Ernest Phillips, 49, of Eatontown for disorderly conduct and marijuana possession, McConnell said(Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

RED BANK CRIME & ARREST REPORTS

The crime and arrest reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the period of April 21 to May 5, 2016. This information is unedited.

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Theft: Theft of Android Cellular phone. The victim reported that on 4-23-16 the phone was placed in a charging station located in the area of Riverview Plaza. The phone had been taken while left in the charger by an unknown subject.

Theft: Theft of seven radiators that had been located on the victim’s property. The victim reported that on 4-27-16 subject(s) entered the property of the victim located in the area of Locust Ave. and removed the aforementioned radiators valued at approximately $300.00 each.

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RED BANK: WEST SIDE HOMES NEARLY READY

riversedge 042716 3Several units at River’s Edge, like the one above at the western end of Bank Street, offer expansive views of the Swimming River. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD

riversedge 042716 4A long wait is about to an end as builder Charlie Farkouh puts the finishing touches on the most ambitious housing development Red Bank’s West Side has seen in years.

Farkouh tells redbankgreen he’s nearing completion on the 15-unit River’s Edge project, replacing several derelict houses at the western ends of Bank Street and Drs. James Parker Boulevard.

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RED BANK: LIQUOR STORE TO REOPEN

228 drs. parker 042816 2Closed for two years, paperwork filed in connection with the sale of the former Yogi’s Liquors license indicates the store will also offer groceries and deli products. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD

HOT-TOPIC_03A liquor store on Red Bank’s West Side that’s been closed for two years appears to be gearing up to reopen.

The borough council last week approved the sale of packaged-goods license of Yogi’s Liquors, at Drs. James Parker Boulevard and Leighton Avenue, and documents on file indicate the new owner intends to reopen the business there.

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RED BANK: CRASH LEAVES EIGHT DISPLACED

rb crash 042516The stolen vehicle, obscured by darkness at left, traveled up the driveway and struck the side of a house on Drs. Parker Boulevard. The impact tore out the electrical service and caused structural damage to the house, as seen below. (Photo below by Trish Russoniello. Click to enlarge.)

[Update, 9:30 p.m. Monday: According to Sickles, the damaged house was a two-family. One family is staying with friends or relatives, and the other has gotten housing assistance through the Red Cross.]

By JOHN T. WARD

rb crash 042516 2Eight people were said to have been displaced Monday after a stolen vehicle, fleeing police, crashed into their Red Bank home early Monday morning.

As previously reported by redbankgreen, the unidentified driver fled the scene on foot after racing a stolen sedan south on Bridge Avenue and smashing into the house at 133-135 Drs. Parker Boulevard at about 1:10 a.m.  Middletown and Red Bank police had attempted to intercept the car, but couldn’t catch it, authorities said.

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