M’TOWN COPS CHASE DOWN ALLEGED BURGLAR

Recent activity reports, unedited, as provided by the Middletown Township Police Department.

call-in-the-authorities• On December 18, 2012 at approximately 11:20 am police responded to a residence on Baldwin Avenue in Middletown in reference to a burglary in progress. Police received a call from a witness who observed a subject breaking into the residence. Patrolman Richard Raike and Corporal Thomas Meckier responded and observed the subject, identified as Julio Ponce, age 31, from Delawanna Avenue in Clifton, NJ, running from the house.

The officers pursued Ponce on foot and were able to apprehend him in the backyard of a residence located on Joycee Court with the assistance of Corporal Bernie Chenoweth. Police were also able to recover the stolen items from the residence.

Ponce was charged with Burglary, Theft, Criminal Mischief, Resisting Arrest and Attempted Theft. He was held on $50,000.00 bail with no 10% option set by Judge Richard Thompson.

Middletown Police were assisted by Patrolman Kevin Geoghan and his K-9 partner Diablo of the Hazlet Township Police Department.

• Angel Vallone, age 36, from Carter Avenue in Middletown, NJ, arrested on December 8, 2012 by Patrolman Keith Hirschbein for Simple Assault. She was released pending a court date.

• Roger Smith, age 53, from Ninth Street in Belford, NJ, arrested on December 8, 2012 by Patrolman Anthony Bumbico for Driving While Intoxicated. He was released pending a court date.

• Luke Jacobs, age 18, from Mountain Street in Red Bank, NJ, arrested on December 8, 2012 by Patrolman Andrew Micalizzi on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Oceanport Municipal Court. He was held on $2,500.00 bail.

• William Welch, age 34, from Chapman Terrace in Middletown, NJ, arrested on December 7, 2012 by Patrolman Anthony Bumbico for Possession of Marijuana, Possession with the Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. He was held on $22,500.00 bail set by Judge Richard Thompson.

• Jeron Redway, age 25, from Willow Drive in Ocean, NJ, arrested on December 10, 2012 by Patrolman James Beirne for Obstructing an Investigation and on Contempt of Court warrants issued by the Middletown and Red Bank Municipal Courts and the Monmouth County Superior Court. He was held on $27,150.00 bail.

• Erika Leonardi, age 35, from Tarpon Drive in Wall, NJ, arrested on December 10, 2012 by Patrolman Anthony Dellatacoma on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. She was released after posting $1,000.00 bail.

• Violetta Borovaya, age 22, from Scenic Drive in Highlands, NJ, arrested on December 10, 2012 by Patrolman Brian McGrogan on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. She was released after posting $2,500.00 bail.

• JD Rockafellow, age 23, from 34 ½ South Avenue in Atlantic Highlands, NJ, arrested on December 10, 2012 by Patrolman Christian Clark for Disorderly Conduct. He was released pending a court date.

• Levys Sotomayor, age 30, from Monmouth Parkway in Middletown, NJ, arrested on December 11, 2012 by Patrolman Charles Higgins for Simple Assault, Obstructing the Administration of Law and on Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Keansburg and Tinton Falls Municipal Court and the Ocean County Superior Court. He was held on $6,651.00 bail.

• Kiernan Kelly, age 24, from Poricy Lane in Red Bank, NJ, arrested on December 12, 2012 by Patrolman Donald Coates on Contempt of Court warrants issued by the Sea Bright and Rumson Municipal Court. He was released after posting $364.00 bail.

• Christina Marraccini, age 24, from Bowne Road in Locust, NJ, arrested on December 12, 2012 by Patrolman Richard Belmonte on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Freehold Municipal Court. She was released after posting $350.00 bail.

• Jennifer Smith, age 34, from Hudson Avenue in Middletown, NJ, arrested on December 12, 2012 by Patrolman Albert Scott on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. She was released after posting $1,000.00 bail.

• Thomas Emerson, age 34, from Hudson Avenue in Middletown, NJ, arrested on December 12, 2012 by Patrolman Albert Scott on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Keansburg Municipal Court. He was released after posting $435.00 bail.

• Patrick Davis, age 46, from 6th Avenue in Asbury Park, NJ, arrested on December 13, 2012 by Patrolman John Mele on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Asbury Municipal Court. He was held on $101.00 bail.

• Tara Murphy, age 38, from Cherry Street in Iselin, NJ, arrested on December 12, 2012 by Corporal George Freibott on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. She was held on $500.00 bail.

• Kenneth White, age 21, from Richard Terrace in Red Bank, NJ, arrested on December 17, 2012 by Patrolman Nicholas Fenezia for Simple Assault. He was released on his own recognizance.

• Tariq Wright, age 34, from Grand Avenue in East Orange, NJ, arrested on December 18, 2012 by Patrolman Stephen Greenwood on Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was held on $2,500.00 bail.

• On December 17, 21012 Detective Best arrested a 13 year old male juvenile from Middletown, NJ, for Unannounced Videotaping. He was released pending a court date.

• Karl Dorau, age 51, from Linden Avenue in Highlands, NJ, arrested on December 17, 2012 by Sergeant John Werner for Violation of a Court Order. He was released after posting $5,000.00 set by Judge Richard Thompson.

• Brandon Ozelas, age 18, from Campbell Avenue in Belford, NJ, arrested on December 16, 2012 by Patrolman Robert Shannon for Simple Assault. He was released pending a court date.

• Kathleen McAlister, age 31, from Garden Drive in Ocean, NJ, arrested on December 15, 2012 by Patrolman Charles Higgins on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Ocean Municipal Court. She was released after posting $190.00 bail.

• April Bokay, age 21, from Walnut Street in Port Monmouth, NJ, arrested on December 14, 2012 by Patrolman Brady Carr for Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana, Possession of Methamphetamine and on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Eatontown Municipal Court. She was released after posting $600.00 bail.

• Melvin Clarida, age 25, from 123rd Street in Queens, NY, arrested on December 14, 2012 by Corporal Gerald Weimer for Theft, Conspiracy, Criminal Attempt and Identity Theft. He was held on $230,000.00 bail set by Judge Francis Vernoia of the Monmouth County Superior Court.

• Christopher Rosado, age 24, from Standish Drive in Howell, NJ, arrested on December 14, 2012 by Patrolman Charles Higgins on Contempt of Court warrants issued by the South Brunswick, Seaside Heights, Marlboro and Wall Municipal Courts. He was held on $2,850.00 bail.

• Edward Conte, age 18, from Cherry Tree Farm Road in Middletown, NJ, arrested on December 14, 2012 by Patrolman Christian Clark on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Red Bank Municipal Court. He was released after posting $120.00 bail.

• Patrick Davis, age 46, from 6th Avenue in Asbury Park, NJ, arrested on December 13, 2012 by Patrolman John Mele on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Asbury Park Municipal Court. He was released on his own recognizance.

• Kevin Allen, age 29, from Powell Avenue in Atlantic Highlands, NJ, arrested on December 14, 2012 by Patrolman Christian Clark on Contempt of Court warrants issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was held on $1,000.00.

• Avery Jackson, age 25, from Firth Street in Jamaica, NY, arrested on December 14, 2012 by Corporal Cliff O’Hara for Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Identity Theft and Theft. He was held on $230,000.00 bail set by Judge Francis Vernoia of the Monmouth County Superior Court.

• Rachel Sawyer, age 24, from Kimberly Court in Red Bank, NJ, arrested on December 18, 2012 by Patrolman Richard Belmonte for Shoplifting from the Kohls Store. She was released pending a court date.

• Dominick Bongiorno, age 62, from GreentreeTerreace in Lincroft, NJ, arrested on December 18, 2012 by Patrolman Anthony Gigante for Violation of a Court Order. He was released on his own recognizance.

• Ashley Quellman, age 22 from Ocean Avenue in Middletown, NJ, arrested on December 19, 2012 by Patrolman Stephen Greenwood for Driving While Intoxicated. She was released pending a court date.