James Avellini, 67, and Susan Horty-Avellini, 65, seen at right, were among seven defendants charged with filing fraudulent applications for relief monies, the state alleged.
Mark E. Herrneckar, 51, of Toms River, faces up to five years in prison if convicted.
Frank Lewery, 52, of the Tottenville section of Staten Island, who was free on $75,000 pending sentencing on the fraud charges, was nabbed on “a slew of charges” Tuesday, the newspaper reports.
Frank Lewery, 52, of the Tottenville section of Staten Island, pleaded guilty in Superior Court in Freehold to one count of third degree theft and one count of failing to register with the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.
From a press release issued by Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni:
A Red Bank public works crew was on the scene of a water main break at Central Avenue and Drs. James Parker Boulevard late Thursday afternoon.
A crew supervisor said the break, which occurred at about 2:20p, was caused by a paving contractor laying asphalt on Central Avenue.