authorities2bMiddletown police say they arrested a township-based employer Tuesday for theft of his workers’ Individual Retirement Account benefits.

David Crosby, 56, of Murphy Road in the Port Monmouth section, was arrested at his home by police and agents of the United States Secret Service. They allege that Crosby,  owner of Crosby Site Work and Utility in Port Monmouth, knowingly withheld $17,000 in company contributions to his employee’s IRA funds.

From MTPD press release:

The Middletown Police Department was contacted by the New York Field Office of the United States Department of Labor who informed them of the complaints they had received from employees of the business. Det. Daniel Sullivan conducted a joint investigation with the United States Secret Service and determined that Crosby had withheld approximately $17,000.00 in contributions to his employees IRA funds.

Crosby was arrested at his residence and processed and released on a summons pending a court

Here’s some other recent Middletown activity, as provided by the police department:

• On April 11, 2011 at approximately 9:45 pm police responded to Harmony Road in reference to
a report of damage that was done to a residence. Upon arrival police spoke with the victim who
reported that his son had a dispute with another juvenile that ended when a seventeen year old subject
picked up a baseball and threw it through the front window of the residence causing it to break.

Patrolman John Mele conducted an investigation which resulted in the seventeen year old
Middletown juvenile being arrested. The juvenile was transported to police headquarters where he was
charged with Criminal Mischief. He was processed and released to his parents pending a court

• On April 11, 2011 at approximately 11:05 pm Patrolman Donald Coates was on patrol in the
area of Highway 35 and Kings Highway when he arrested Andrew Murphy, age 22, from Doranne Lane
in Middletown for Driving While Intoxicated, following a motor vehicle stop. Murphy was charged with
Reckless Driving, Operating an unregistered vehicle, Driving without tail lights, Driving while suspended,
and Operating a vehicle with fictitious license plates, and was processed and released pending a court

The Middletown Police Department reports arresting the following subjects on warrants:

•  Christele Beam, age 18, from Kenneth Terrace East in Middletown, arrested by Patrolman Stephen
Greenwood on a warrant issued by the Mount Olive Municipal Court. She was processed and released
after posting $175.00 bail.

• Heather Moyer, from Center Avenue in Keansburg, arrested by Patrolman Joseph Ahlemeyer, on a
Contempt of Court Warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. She was released after posting
$250.00 bail.

• Kathleen Bosko, age 24, from Oregon Avenue in Hazlet, NJ arrested by Patrolman Anthony Dellatacoma
on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. She was processed and
released after posting bail.