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RED BANK: CRIME & ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: Nine people arrested for DWI and a lot of graffiti on the June police blotter.
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SHOOTING VICTIM ID’d AS HUNT FOR KILLER CONTINUES
No arrest and few details as authorities identify the man killed in last week's double shooting in Red Bank.
RED BANK: POLICE PROBE HOMICIDE
Police say an early morning shooting left a man dead on the sidewalk and another injured. (click to read)
RED BANK CRIME AND ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: Police blotter for May includes a stolen pair of Ray Bans and several drunk driving arrests. (click to read)
RED BANK: PEDESTRIAN DIES FROM INJURIES
RED BANK: A 20-year-old borough man has died of injuries sustained when he was struck by a car last week, police said. (Click to read more.)
RED BANK: CRIME & ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: April police blotter includes reported thefts of pricey booze from two liquor stores, an off-season egging and more than 30 arrests.
RED BANK: UNDERAGE SMOKE SALES CHARGED
RED BANK: Employees at three downtown smoke shops charged with illegal sales to under-21 buyer following special police investigation.
RED BANK: COPS ARREST MAN WITH HANDGUN
RED BANK: Police arrest man with loaded handgun outside Windmill restaurant. Weapon was reported stolen in Ohio, Frazee said.
RED BANK: BORO MAN CHARGED IN FATAL AUGUST CRASH
Both drivers were intoxicated in crash that killed woman and threw infant from the car, cops say.
RED BANK: CRIME & ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: Police blotter for March includes the arrest of a fugitive, a woman charged with arson and four DWI arrests.
CHIEF WON COUNCIL PRAISE WHILE SHIELDING GIRLFRIEND
RED BANK: While repeatedly protecting his girlfriend and subordinate from discipline, McConnell won plaudits for managing the town.
RED BANK: ALLEGED FAVORITISM SPARKED PROBE
RED BANK: State AG's report exposes alleged pattern of favoritism by police Chief McConnell toward officer he dated and married.
RED BANK: NJAG FINDS McCONNELL VIOLATED ETHICS, SHOULD BE ‘TERMINATED’
RED BANK: Attorney General slams McConnell for "unethical behavior" regarding unidentified officer – who redbankgreen has learned is his spouse.
RED BANK: CRIME & ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: Police blotter includes reported thefts of gas, porch package; arrests for sex assaults, DWI and holding "over six ounces" of pot.
RED BANK: PBA NOW “CONFIDENT” IN OFFICIALS
RED BANK: PBA president says union is again "confident" in police and borough leadership after AG "sustains" its complaints about McConnell.
RED BANK: GANT PUTS McCONNELL ON LEAVE
RED BANK: Borough manager puts McConnell on administrative leave eight months after union allegations delayed chief's plan to retire.
RED BANK: COUNCIL PROMOTES SEVEN COPS
RED BANK: Seven police officers promoted, and a new one appointed, before a large gathering of friends and family at council session.
RED BANK: CRIME & ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: Graffiti and contempt of court charges dominate January blotter, with arrests also for weapons and DWI.
RED BANK: CARDS, BOOZE AND BAD LUCK
RED BANK: Taking it back to Monmouth Street in 1924 for a story about guns, booze, gambling and "the cop with 100 hats."
RED BANK: SILENCE CONTINUES ON PBA V. CHIEF
RED BANK: Seven months after PBA complaint, McConnell is still police chief, awaiting a decision that will allow him to retire.
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RHAPSODY ON ICE
RED BANK: On a cool-ish summer evening, keyboardist NGXB entertained customers of Strollo's Italian Ice with renderings of 'Bohemian Rhapsod ...
PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.
FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.