On April 20, 2011 at approximately 2:00 pm the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force Bayshore Unit and the Middletown Township Police Department executed a search warrant at the basement apartment of # 813 Main Street in Belford. The warrant execution was a result of an ongoing investigation into the sale of illegal narcotics from the apartment.
Police arrested Derek Donato, age 21, and Allison Petrilli, age 19, in connection to the investigation. Donato was charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Prescription Medications), Possession with the Intent to Distribute a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Prescription Medications), Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Petrilli was charged with Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana. Police also recovered a scale, Oxycodone pills, Marijuana, packaging baggies and $2000.00 in US currency.
Petrilli was released on a summons pending a court appearance and Donato was held on $15,000.00 set by Judge Richard Thompson.
Detective Daniel Sullivan and Patrolman Richard Fulham of the Middletown Police Department and Patrolman Joseph VanPelt and his K-9 partner DOG of the Holmdel Police Department assisted the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office with the investigation.
On April 21, 2011 at approximately 2:17 am Patrolman Kevin Gardiner responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 35 and Cherry Tree Farm Road. The caller reported a vehicle had struck a utility pole.
Patrolman Gardiner conducted an investigation which resulted in the driver, Andrea Perry, age 31, from Tice Avenue in South River, NJ being arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. She was also issued summonses for Reckless Driving and Operating an Unregistered Vehicle. She was transported to Riverview Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained in the accident and was released pending a court date.
The Middletown Police Department reports the arrests of the following people on warrants:
Kimberly Kitzhoffer, age 23, from Coral Place in New Monmouth, arrested by Patrolman Frank Mazza on April 19, 2011, on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Township Municipal Court. She was released after posting $195.00 bail.
Joseph Colasacco, age 32, from Creek Road in Port Monmouth arrested by Patrolman Jason Caruso on April 19, 2011, on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by Keansburg Municipal Court and a Non-Support warrant issued by the Monmouth County Superior Court. He was held on $5,467.00 bail.
Christopher Gallagher, age 38, from East End Avenue in Belford, arrested by Corporal James Keenan on April 20, 2011 on Contempt of Court warrants issued by the Middletown, Holmdel, Lakewood and Keansburg Municipal Courts. He was held on $5,100.00 bail.
Michelle Caputo, age 25, from Morris Street in Staten Island, NY, arrested by Patrolman Christopher Dee on April 20, 2011 on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Township Municipal Court. She was processed and released after posting $200.00 bail.
Nicholas Sipsis, age 20, from Bray Ave in Middletown arrested by Patrolman Thomas Meckier on April 20, 2011 on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Township Municipal Court. He was released after posting $250.00 bail.