hot-topic rightMore police activity reports from the Middletown Township Police Department. Entries appear here are unedited.

• On July 3, 2011 at approximately 10:25 pm police responded to a residence on Northover Place in reference to a report of an assault that had taken place during a party at the residence. Upon arrival witnesses informed police that the actor, identified as Parker Fitzpatrick, age 20, from Clover Court in Freehold, NJ, had struck the victim, identified as Philip Curry, age 29, from Toms River, NJ, in the head with a beer bottle and then fled the scene prior to police arrival.

Witnesses reported the victim lost consciousness after being struck with the bottle. The victim was taken to Riverview Hospital where he is in the Intensive Care Unit. Corporal Bernie Chenoweth conducted an investigation and charged Fitzpatrick with Aggravated Assault, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose. He was arrested on July 4, 2011 after he turned himself in to the Freehold Police Department.

Fitzpatrick was processed and released after posting $10,000.00 bail.

• On July, 4, 2011 at approximately 9:50 pm Patrolman Donald Coates responded to the area of Main Street and Port Monmouth Road in reference to a vehicle that had struck a curb. Upon arrival Officer Coates located the driver at which point he detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his breath.

Officer Coates conducted an investigation which resulted in the driver, identified as Peter Sabo,
age 53, from Weehawkin Avenue in Middletown, NJ, being arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. He
was transported to police headquarters where he was charged with the additional offenses of Reckless
and Open Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle. He was released pending a court date.

• On July 4, 2011 at approximately 9:30 pm Police Officer Janine Kennedy responded to the Target Store in reference to a report of a Shoplifting. Upon arrival the officer was advised by store security that they had observed the subject, identified as Keith Nixon, age 24, from Duncan Road in Staten Island, NY, place boxes of perfume in a plastic bag and attempt to leave the store.

Nixon was placed under arrest and was transported to police headquarters where he was charged with Shoplifting. He was processed and released pending a court date.

• The Middletown Police report the arrests of the following subjects for other offenses:

Anita Santiago, age 37, from Randolph court in Long Branch, NJ, arrested on July 4, 2011 by Patrolman Frank Mazza on three Contempt of Court warrants issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. She was
held on $1637.00 bail.

Amanda Rivera, age 30, from Kanes Lane in Middletown, NJ, arrested on July 4, 2011 by Patrolman Richard Raike on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Galloway Township Municipal Court. She was released after posting $350.00 bail.