RED BANK CHARGES CAR BURGLARY SUSPECT

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

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A Farmingdale man already in jail on charges of breaking into unlocked cars all over the redbankgreen coverage area and beyond now faces additional charges for the same crimes in Red Bank, police said.

Rodney Tyler, 19, was charged with five counts of burglary and theft on Thursday, closing the book on a round of break-ins that occurred on the East Side of town, police Captain Darren McConnell said Wednesday.

“It was back when we had a slew of them, back in March,” McConnell said.

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FAIR HAVEN ADDS TO CAR BURGLARY CHARGES

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A Farmingdale man already facing charges for thefts from cars in Rumson and Tinton Falls is also responsible for 40 car break-ins in Fair Haven, police said.

“It is our guy,” Chief Darryl Breckenridge said.

Rodney Tyler, 19, was charged by Fair Haven police with theft and 40 counts of burglary on Friday, Detective Jesse Dykstra said.

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BREAK-IN SUSPECT CHARGED IN TWO TOWNS

tf-cruiserTinton Falls and Rumson police charged a man in car break-ins that occurred over months. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

Tinton Falls and Rumson police have brought close to 75 charges against a Farmingdale teenager for his alleged role in car break-ins that occurred over the course of four months in each town.

Charges from surrounding towns and others in eastern Monmouth County may soon follow, officials said Monday.

The departments made the charges following the arrest of Rodney Tyler, 19, in Wall last Friday.

“It was a good catch for us,” Lieutenant David Scrivanic, of Tinton Falls police, said.

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THE WEEK IN REARVIEW: MAY 15-20, 2011

chopper1A helicopter search Thursday was part of an investigation into the whereabouts of missing Red Bank woman. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

Busy last week prepping for the rapture?

Whatever you missed is all here, below, waiting for you.

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18 CAR BREAK-INS REPORTED IN RUMSON

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The surge in car break-ins continues.

Rumson police reported 18 cars were broken into and items stolen overnight Tuesday into Wednesday.

And again, it’s the same situation towns all over The Green have experienced.

“Every car that was broken into was unlocked,” Police Chief Richard Tobias said.

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SHREWSBURY HIT WITH 21 CAR BREAK-INS

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Adding to a multi-town spree that police say may be the work of one individual or group, at least 21 vehicles were illegally entered and burglarized in Shrewsbury last Friday.

In all cases, the vehicles were unlocked, said police Chief John Wilson.

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CAR BREAK-INS REPORTED ALL OVER

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A rash of car break-ins in Fair Haven has spread to neighboring towns, local departments said Monday.

In addition to break-ins reported in Red Bank and Fair Haven, Rumson, Shrewsbury and Little Silver have reported unlocked vehicles entered over the last few days, and police are putting residents on high alert.

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FAIR HAVEN BREAK-IN SPREE HITS 30 CARS

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Thirty vehicles were broken into on the west side of Fair Haven Monday morning, police said.

Loose change, personal credentials, jewelry and credit cards were taken in the thefts, which occurred in the morning and throughout Monday, Detective Jesse Dykstra said.

All of the vehicles were unlocked, he said.

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BUSY WEEK FOR MIDDLETOWN POLICE

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Capping a busy week in Middletown, police reported an array of arrests for offenses including hard-drug sales, car break-ins and a slew of St. Patty’s Day disorderlies.

On Tuesday, police, along with the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, wrapped up a three-month investigation and arrested a Passaic Street man for numerous drug offenses, said Detective Lieutenant Steve Dollinger.

Authorities executed a search warrant of the residenceGlenn Muscarella and found more than 220 bags of heroin, cocaine, steroids, syringes and scales used to measure the weight of the drugs for distribution, Dollinger said in a release.

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