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Crime and arrest reports, unedited, as provided by the Shrewsbury Police Department for the period of November 15 to November 22, 2013.

AUTHORITIES_SBURY1Report of Theft in the area of Shrewsbury Car Wash, Shrewsbury Avenue on 11/15/13. Victim reports property taken by unknown subject(s). Damages totaling $100.00. Ptl. MaryEllen Jennings investigating.

Report of Theft by Deception in the area of Great Clips, Broad Street on 11/21/13. Victim reports unknown subjects passed counterfeit $100.00 bill in exchange for merchandise and cash. Ptl. Ralph Latham investigating.

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Recent activity reports, unedited, as provided by the Middletown Township Police Department.

call-in-the-authorities• Detective Daniel Sullivan arrested Brian Miller, age 21, from Walnut Avenue in Red Bank, NJ [EDITOR’S NOTE: This address, while in the 07701 Red Bank zip code, is actually in Middletown], for numerous counts of Theft by Deception as a result of a two month joint investigation conducted by the Middletown Police Department and the Trenton Office of the United States Secret Service into counterfeit twenty dollar bills that had been passed to numerous businesses throughout the area.

Police say Miller had passed the phony bills to businesses in Middletown, Holmdel, Atlantic Highlands, Fair Haven and Keansburg and had been charged by the police departments in those towns as well. He was released pending a court date.

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