On August 24, 2011 at approximately 10:05 pm Patrolman Richard Belmonte was on patrol in the area of Leonardville Road when he observed a subject stumbling and falling to the ground. The officer stopped to check on the subject, identified as a 15 year old, male juvenile from Belford, at which point he detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath.
Officer Belmonte continued his investigation and was trying to provide assistance when the juvenile began to yell obscenities at the officer. The juvenile was then placed under arrest for Disorderly Conduct. Officer Belmonte conducted a search incident to the arrest and located baggies containing Marijuana inside a backpack he was carrying.
The juvenile was transported to police headquarters where he was charged with the additional offenses of Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was processed and released to his father pending a court date.
The Middletown Police Department reports the arrests of the following subjects on various offenses:
Michael Story, age 19, from Manor Parkway in Lincroft, NJ, arrested on August 24, 2011 by Patrolman Richard Belmonte on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Little Egg Harbor Municipal Court. He was released after posting $500.00 bail.
Ashley Bindewald, age 24, from Norman Lane in Willingboro, NJ, arrested on August 25, 2011 by Patrolman Nicholas Fenezia for Possession of Heroin and on two Contempt of Court warrants issued by the Eastampton and Burlington Township Municipal Courts. She was held on $1,718.00 bail.
Stephen Garey, age 41, from Galt Ocean Drive in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, arrested on August 25, 2011 by Patrolman Brian Dilworth for Simple Assault. He was released pending a court date.
Andre lake, age 31, from Atlantic Street in Keyport, NJ, arrested on August 25, 2011 by Lt. John Kaiser on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Tinton Falls Municipal Court. He was released after posting $296.00 bail.
Rashon Martin, age 22, from Brainard Avenue in Port Monmouth, NJ, arrested on August 26, 2011 by Patrolman Nicholas Fenezia on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was held on $256.00 bail.
Vaughn Cosby, age 25, from Oakland Avenue in Atlantic Highlands, NJ, arrested on August 25, 2011 by Patrolman Michael Reuter on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Holmdel Municipal Court. He was held on $164.00 bail.