MIDDLETOWN POLICE BLOTTER

Recent crime and arrest reports, unedited, as provided by the Middletown Township Police Department.

​​​AUTHORITIES_MTOWN2Thomas Menendez, age 51, from Geary Drive in Middletown, NJ, arrested on October 5, 2015 by Patrolman Greg Buhowski on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Perth Amboy Municipal Court. He was held on $100,000.00 bail.

Maureen Strong, age 42, from Swimming River Road in Middletown, NJ, arrested on October 5, 2015 by Patrolman Ryan Maguire on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Rumson Municipal Court. She was released after posting $164.00 bail.

Michelle Zahner, age 34, from Snyder Lane in Keyport, NJ, arrested on October 4, 2015 by Patrolman Kent Thornton for Shoplifting. She was released pending a court date.

Scott Horst, age 36, from Ralph Street in Belleville, NJ, arrested on October 4, 2015 by Patrolman Thomas Hughes for Violation of a Court Order. He was held on $2,500.00 bail set by Judge Bauman of the Monmouth County Superior Court.

Lisa Smith, age 27, Central Avenue in Highlands, NJ, arrested on Contempt of Court warrants issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. She was held on $1,500.00 bail.

Patrick Carroll, age 19, from Bucknell Drive in Hazlet, NJ, arrested on October 3, 2015 by Patrolman Raymond Sofield for Lewdness. He was released pending a court date.

Robert Huston, age 33, from Thomas Avenue in Shrewsbury, NJ, arrested on October 3, 2015 by Patrolman Jesse Toma for Disorderly Conduct. He was released pending a court date.

Brian Hilliard, age 34, from Gettysburg Lane in Holmdel, NJ, arrested on October 2, 2015 by Detective Anthony Dellatacoma for Shoplifting. He was released pending a court date.

Brianna Kiernan, age 22, from Garfield Avenue in Belford, NJ, arrested on October 3, 2015 by Patrolman Brenden Santiago for Driving While Intoxicated. She was released pending a court date.

Robert Black, age 39, from Stephenville Road in Red Bank, NJ, arrested on October 6, 2015 by Patrolman Patrick Leonard for Driving While Intoxicated. He was released pending a court date.

John Tanchack, age 18, from Woodhull Avenue in Red bank, NJ, arrested on October 6, 2015 by Patrolman Christopher Dee for Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana Grams and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was released pending a court date.

Scott Horst, age 36, from Ralph Street in Belleville, NJ, arrested on October 7, 2015 by Patrolman Kent Thornton for Harassment, Violation of a Court Order, Stalking, and Theft. He was held on $57,000.00 bail set by Judge Justus of the Monmouth County Superior Court.

Jaymel Holman, age 30, from Ocean Boulevard in Keyport, NJ, arrested on October 8, 2015 by Patrolman Daniel Benbrook on Contempt of Court warrants issued by the Holmdel Municipal Court. He was held on $1,500.00 bail.

Joseph Hudson, age 46, from Hamilton Avenue in Leonardo, NJ, arrested on October 8, 2015 by Patrolman Stephen Greenwood for Simple Assault. He was released after posting $1,000.00 bail with a 10% option set by Judge Richard Thompson.

Keith Johnson, age 23, from Chapel Hill Road in Atlantic Highlands, NJ, arrested on October 8, 2015 by Detective Albert Scott for Burglary, Theft and Criminal Mischief. He was held on $22,000.00 bail set by Judge Richard Thompson.

Melissa Hopf, age 39, from South Street in Lakewood, NJ, arrested on October 8, 2015 by Patrolman Brady Carr on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. She was held on $1,482.00 bail set by Judge Richard Thompson.

Peter Gordon, age 26, from Glen Court in North Plainfield, NJ, arrested on October 9, 2015 by Corporal Mark Ward on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was held on $1,000.00 bail.

Kenneth Persico, age 48, from Forest Avenue in Keansburg, NJ, arrested on October 11, 2015 by Patrolman Nicholas Fenezia for Disorderly Conduct. He was released pending a court date.

Carmen Centimoli, age 70, from Ocean Avenue in Middletown, NJ, arrested on October 9, 2015 by Patrolman Greg Buhowski for Driving While Intoxicated. He was released pending a court date.

Pasquale Montefinese, age 31, from Melissa Lane in Howell, NJ, arrested on October 9, 2015 by Detective Daniel Sullivan for Bank Robbery. He was held on $100,000.00 bail set by Judge Leslie-Ann Justus of the Monmouth County Superior Court.

Muhammad Awan, age 41, from Seaton Place in Valley Stream, NY, arrested October 9, 2015 by Patrolman Nicholas Haines on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was released after posting $500.00 bail.

Arthur Bossert, age 62, from Woodsend Road in Middletown, NJ, arrested on October 9, 2015 by Sergeant Anthony Gigante on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was released after posting $250.00 bail.

Sheila Rosant, age 44, from Washington Street in Long Branch, NJ, arrested on October 9, 2015 by Detective Keith Hirschbein for Posession of Crack Cocaine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and on Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Neptune, Tinton Falls and Halzet Municipal Courts. She was held on $12,453.00 bail set by Judge Richard Thompson.

Anthony Digeso, age 59, from Highway 36 in Leonardo, NJ, arrested on October 9, 2015 by Detective Daniel Sullivan for Possession of Crack Cocaine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was held on $15,000.00 bail set by Judge Richard Thompson.

Michael Seeley, age 44, from Beverly Road in Forked River, NJ, arrested on October 11, 2015 by Patrolman John Walsifer for Violation of a Court Order. He was held on $1,000.00 bail set by Judge Richard Thompson.

Macarena Maldonado-Lopez, age 26, from Thousand Oaks Drive in Atlantic Highlands, NJ, arrested on October 10, 2015 by Police Officer Larisa Doriety for Disorderly Conduct. She was released pending a court date.

William Baner, age 32, from Main Street in Belford, NJ, arrested on October 12, 2015 by Patrolman Adam Colfer for Possession of Heroin, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of a Hypodermic Syringe. He was released after posting $12,500.00 bail set by Judge Richard Thompson.

Christopher Gaul, age 31, from Main Street in Port Monmouth, NJ, arrested on October 12, 2015 by Patrolman Adam Colfer for Possession of Heroin and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was released after posting $12,500.00 bail set by Judge Richard Thompson.

Todd Voorhees, age 36, from Hurley’s Lane in Lincroft, NJ, arrested on October 12, 2015 by Patrolman Daniel Benbrook on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was held on $739.00 bail.

Ashley Papa, age 24, from Chapel Hill Road in Middletown, NJ, arrested on October 12, 2015 by Patrolman Kent Thornton for Violation of a Court Order. She was held pending a court date.

Cameron Wood, age 20, from Bay Avenue in Atlantic Highlands, NJ, arrested on October 13, 2015 by Patrolman Jesse Toma for Possession of Heroin, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Obstructing the Administration of Law and Eluding Arrest. He was held on $27,500.00 bail set by Judge Richard Thompson.

George Mercado, age 39, from Brighton Avenue in Staten Island, NJ, arrested on October 12, 2015 by Patrolman Richard Belmonte for Obstructing the Administration of Law and Resisting Arrest. He was held on $5,000.00 bail set by Judge Richard Thompson.