SHREWSBURY CRIME REPORTS

Crime and arrest reports, unedited, as provided by the Shrewsbury Police Department for the period of March 16 to March 23, 2016.

AUTHORITIES_SBURY-2016-v3A report of Shoplifting was reported by a male in the area of Staples Plaza on 03/18/2016. Reporting party advised 2 male subjects came into his store and attempted to take unknown amount of liquor bottles. Ptl. Derek Myers investigated.

A report of Fraud was reported by a female at Police Headquarters on 03/18/2016. Reporting party advised an acquaintance of hers used her business address and information to open 2 credit cards. Sgt. Adam Cerminaro investigating.

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SHREWSBURY CRIME REPORTS

Crime and arrest reports, unedited, as provided by the Shrewsbury Police Department for the period of March 11 to March 16, 2016.

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A report of Criminal Mischief was reported by a male in the area of Allen St. on 03/11/2016. Reporting party advised an unknown subject(s) spray painted part of his property.  Ptl. Daniel DeCristofaro investigating.

A report of Shoplifting was reported by a male in the area of Shrewsbury Plaza on 03/11/2016. Reporting party advised unknown subjects purposely took items without paying. Ptl. Angel Marrero investigated.

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SICKELS CITED IN PENN STATE EGGING

garrett sickels 010112[CLARIFICATION: The original version of this story mistakenly reported, in the headline and body of the story, that Garrett Sickels and his three teammates were “arrested.” According to Sickels’ father, Stanley Sickels, they were issued summonses but not taken into custody. Stanley Sickels said all four players maintain their innocence. November 2, 2014]

Red Bank’s Garrett Sickels is among four Penn State football players facing disciplinary action after being charged late Thursday night for egging a campus building.

Sickels, a sophomore defensive end who was a standout at Red Bank Regional, and three teammates were was issued a summons for criminal mischief for throwing eggs at a residential building, according to a report Friday by PennLive.com.

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BURNHAM TO FIGHT MUNI-COURT RULING

By JOHN T. WARD

cindy-burnhamWaterfront activist Cindy Burnham says she plans to appeal a municipal court ruling that she disturbed the peace earlier this year in an incident at the Maple Cove boat launch in Red Bank, which she is widely credited with having saved from development.

After a 90-minute trial last Thursday, Judge William Himelman found Burnham not guilty of criminal mischief, but guilty of disturbing the peace. He fined her $358 plus court costs.

On June 15, borough workers called police to Maple Cove, at the Navesink end of Maple Avenue, claiming that Burham had torn up netting laid down by the town to protect newly seeded grass.

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FIVE BUSTED FOR RED BANK BREAK-INS

riverside-concession-2Two burglaries at the Riverside Gardens Park concession stant a crackdown on loitering in the park, borough officials said. (Click to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

Red Bank police closed the book on a quartet of burglary cases over the past two weeks, including a double break-in at a park concession stand.

Five suspects were arrested in total, for burglaries that committed over the last two weeks, police said. All suspects were locals.

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MIDDLETOWN: POLICE BLOTTER

mtown-cop-carsBy DUSTIN RACIOPPI

A brief standoff with a knife-wielding man on Monday ended without injury and resulted in the man’s arrest for aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, Middletown police report.

The man, identified as James Wierzbicky, was holding a large knife in the backyard of a Navesink home when police arrived, said Lieutenant Detective Steve Dollinger. A number of attempts by police to get him to drop the knife were unsuccessful. After backup was called and a standoff with officers, he gave up the weapon and was arrested.

More police reports appear unedited below.

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ROLLERBLADER ASSAULTED ON SKATE HOME

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

mtown-cop-carsA man rollerblading in the area of Brandywine Way in Middletown was assaulted by three men Sunday, police said.

According to Detective Lieutenant Steve Dollinger, the unidentified victim was rollerblading home from a friend’s house when a car with three men in it drove by and the men started yelling obscenities. The car then pulled over and the three got out and attacked the victim, knocking him to the ground and hitting him in the head and face, Dollinger said.

Police were able to track down the car and arrested the three suspects — two from Keansburg and another from Port Monmouth — and charged each with simple assault.

Details and additional reports from Middletown police appear unedited below.

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FAKE COP BUSTED IN ROAD RAGE

mtown-police-carBy DUSTIN RACIOPPI

It was a tense situation for one Garden State Parkway driver earlier this week who was being chased by a man claiming to be a State Police officer.

Beginning on the Parkway and continuing to Monmouth Avenue, a victim was chased in a road rage incident by a Manasquan man who continually flashed his lights trying to get the car ahead of him to pull over. Police said the man, Michael Keller, pulled out an I.D. and threatened the unnamed victim. Keller has no affiliation with the State Police, Middletown Detective Sergeant Steve Dollinger said.

He was placed under arrest for a handful of offenses.

Dollinger’s unedited reports of other criminal activity appear below.

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COPS SHUT DOWN MIDDLETOWN BAR

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

mtown-police-carMiddletown police shut down a bar/liquor store last weekend after an inspection showed none of the employees had state-issued cards to serve alcohol.

The inspection also yielded the arrest of two employees, one of which received additional drug charges when he was found to have cocaine in his possession, Detective Lieutenant Steve Dollinger said.

That crime report and others from the department appear unedited below.

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DAD, SONS BUSTED IN M’TOWN DRUG STING

middletown-pdBy DUSTIN RACIOPPI

A father and two sons were arrested after a lengthy undercover investigation by Middletown police and the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, police said.

The three-month investigation led to the arrests of Dean, Christopher and Peter Sadecki, all of 12 Walada Avenue, said Detective Sergeant Steve Dollinger. Authorities seized cash, a variety of drugs and a sport utility vehicle at the family’s Port Monmouth home.

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BLOTTER: VANDALISM AT RIVERSIDE GARDENS

rbpd2 spotlightThe crime reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the period of June 20 to June 24, 2011. This information is unedited.

Theft reported on 6-20-11 at Windward Way -residence. Victim reported that unknown person(s) stole several pieces of expensive jewelry while she was in the process of moving and had employees of a moving company packing boxes. Sgt. Robert Gannon.

Theft occurring at Monmouth St. Restaurant/Bar on 6-20-11. Victim reported that a bracelet was lost or stolen while at the restaurant. Sgt. Robert Gannon.

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BURNHAM TICKETED FOR COVE TEAR-OUT

burnham-2008Cindy Burnham at Maple Cove in 2008. (Click to enlarge)

Controversial Maple Cove activist Cindy Burnham is headed to Red Bank municipal court after being issued a summons for allegedly destroying town property at the kayak and canoe launch for which she led a preservation effort.

According to police Captain Darren McConnell, Burnham was issued a summons Tuesday after borough public works employees and contractors with the paving company installing a new parking lot at Maple Cove reported that netting laid down to protect new-growth grass seeding was torn up Monday.

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