FIVE MUGGERS ROB VICTIM

rbpd4 windowThe crime reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the week of July 16 to July 23, 2010. The information appears here unedited.

Theft occurring 7-16-10 at Madison Ave. Victim reported that unknown person(s) stole a bicycle described as a Fuse BMX boy’s style bike, gold in color from the back yard of residence. Ptl. Gary Watson.

Criminal Mischief occurring on 7-17-10 at Riverside Ave.. Three unknown juvenile males pushed a cart located behind building off the dock and into the water. Ptl. Thomas Doremus.

Theft occurring on 7-17-10 at Shrewsbury Ave. Victim reported that unknown subject(s) stole his bike described as a silver Iron Horse Mountain bike. Ptl. Michael Zadlock.

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BLOTTER: MASKED THIEVES ROB GAS STATION

rbpd2 spotlightThe crime reports appearing here were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the week of July 9 to July16, 2010. This information appears here unedited.

Theft from a vehicle occurring at West Front St. on 7-9-10. Report of items stolen from parked vehicle: Samsung Digimax Camera, Ipod Touch with charger. A male subject, Albert Abatemarco, age 28 was arrested on 7-9-10 for Burglary, Theft, Receiving Stolen Property, Poss. of CDS, Poss. of Drug Paraphernalia. Ptl. Michael Campanella.

Criminal mischief occurring at Harding Road-Dentist Office between 7-8-10 and 7-12-10. Victim reported that unknown person(s) shot at windows in office with BB gun causing small holes in same. Ptl. Ashon Lovick.

Theft occurring on 7-12-10 at West Bergen Place. Victim reported that two unknown black males between the ages of 14 and 18 approached him, knocked him down to the ground and stole his bicycle and fled the area. Ptl. Dawn Shields.

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COPS IN TWO TOWNS PROBE BURGLARIES

bennett-lane-1Little Silver police, aided by a police dog, investigated a burglary at a home on Bennett Lane last Thursday. (Photo by Peter Lindner; click to enlarge)

Little Silver and Red Bank police are investigating a pair of similar residential burglaries committed less than half a mile apart on the same day last week, authorities in the adjacent towns say.

In the Little Silver break-in, reported last Thursday at 1:48p on Bennett Lane, police collected physical evidence they hope will lead them to the perp or perps. They also brought in a tracking dog from Atlantic Highlands in an unsuccessful effort to find the burglars, who forced their way into a house through a locked front door and made off with a stash of jewelry, says Sergeant Dan Shaffrey.

The same day, at an unspecified time between 8:30a and 5:03p, a burglary was committed at a home on Silverwhite Avenue in Red Bank, police reported. There, the burglar tore an alarm off the wall and made off with cash and jewelry.

“We don’t have any evidence at this point that links the two, but we’re certainly looking at that possibility,” Red Bank Chief Steve McCarthy tells redbankgreen.

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BLOTTER: WEST SIDE MUGGINGS REPORTED

authorities2aThe crime reports appearing here were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the week of June 11 to June 18, 2010. This information appears here unedited.

Shoplifting occurring on 6-11-10 at W. Front Street-Antiques. Employee observed a male subject force open a glass case and steal pieces of expensive antique jewelry. When confronted the unidentified subject fled the store. Stolen from case were gold chains, rings, one with diamond other with amethyst, pendant with diamonds, ladies gold Omega watch with diamonds and earrings. Ptl. Michael Campanella. Ptl. John Camarca.

Criminal Mischief occurring on 6-13-10 at West Front St. parking lot. Victim reported that unknown subject(s) scratched his parked vehicle several items on the passenger side door and corner panels. Ptl. David Hicks.

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BLOTTER: METER MAID’S VEHICLE BURGLED

authorities2bThe crime reports appearing here were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the week of May 21 to May 28, 2010. This information appears here unedited.

Theft occurring on 5-21-10 on corner of Bridge Ave. and Oakland St. Victim reported that unknown person(s) entered parked vehicle and removed a Coach purse which contained checkbook, I-Pod Nano, debit card and cash. Ptl. Ashon Lovick.

Theft occurring on 5-22-10 at Bridge Ave.-Restaurant. Victim reported that unknown person(s) stole a 17-inch Tosiba laptop from table inside of establishment when left unattended for a few moments. Ptl. Gary Watson.

Criminal Mischief occurring between 5-22-10 and 5-23-10 at Broad St. Victim reported that unknown person(s) smashed driver’s side window in parked vehicle. Ptl. Dawn Shields.

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MIDDLETOWN COPS BUST BURGLARY RING

joeys-cruz2Police in Middletown say they have arrested an illegal immigrant from Honduras who used at least one juvenile to help him pull off a yearlong string of burglaries in that town and others.

Here’s the full text of a news release from Lieutenant Joe Capriotti:

The Middletown Township Police Department has arrested a Middlesex County man who was employing juveniles in a burglary ring that operated in Monmouth County, Union County and Somerset County.

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MAN FOUGHT WITH BURGLAR, COPS SAY

hot-topic rightRed Bank police are looking for a burglar who tied up and fought with a 20-year-old borough man during a break-in on Branch Avenue Tuesday morning.

According to Capt. Darren McConnell, the burglar entered the single-family home through an unlocked rear door at about 7:40a, and was soon confronted by the resident.

The burglar subdued the resident and tied his hands, using clothing to bind him, McConnell said. He then began searching a bedroom for jewelry and other valuables.

The victim was able to free himself and wound up in a scrap with the burglar, McConnell said. At that point, the victim’s mother, who also lives in the house, returned home, he said.

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RED BANKER CHARGED IN BREAK-IN SPREE

just_inA Red Bank man has been arrested and charged with conducting a spree of out-of-town burglaries as far away as Millburn, the Asbury Park Press reports.

Thirty-year-old Miguel Dela Carrera was arrested by Millburn cops at his Linden Place home last week, assisted by police from Red Bank and surrounding towns, though no burglaries in the borough have been linked to him.

According to the Press, police say Dela Carrera drove to Little Silver, Tinton Falls and elsewhere to commit his alleged crimes.

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