VANDALS HIT RIVERSIDE GARDENS PARK

rbpd-patrolcarThe crime reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the period of November 19 to November 26, 2010. The information appears here unedited.

Attempted Burglary at 52 Evergreen Terrace on 11-19-10. Report of unknown subject(s) attempted to break into the building. Found pry marks on lock and mail slot of door. Sgt. Robert Kennedy.

Burglary occurring between 11-18-10 and 11-19-10 at 58 McLaren St. residence. Victim reported that unknown subject gained entry into residence by smashing glass in rear door of home. Unknown if anything was stolen. Ptl. Robert Campanella.

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FROM THE POLICE BLOTTER…

rbpd4 windowThe crime reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the week of October 08 to October 15, 2010. The information appears here unedited.

Criminal Mischief occurring on 10-9-10 at Chestnut Street. Victim reported that unknown person(s) keyed the passenger side of vehicle while it was parked. Ptl. John Camarca.

Theft occurring on 10-10-10 at Leighton Ave. Victim reported that unknown person(s) stole a brown leather wallet from parked vehicle, which contained credit cards and I.D. Ptl. Matthew Ehrenreich.

Theft occurring on 10-11-10 at South St. Victim reported that unknown person(s) stole bicycle described as girls tan and black Huffy beach cruiser from front porch. Ptl. James DePonte.

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BLOTTER: BUSY ON BANK STREET

authorities3The crime reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the week of September 24 to October 01, 2010. The information appears here unedited.

Theft occurring between 9-23-10 and 9-24-10 at Gold Street. Report of a parked vehicle having the windshield shattered by unknown person(s). Ptl. Dawn Shields.

Burglary occurring between 9-26-10 and 9-27-10 at Broad Street. Victim reported that unknown subjects broke into the business and stole a Playstation 3 and video games. Lt. Michael Clay.

Theft occurring on 9-28-10 at East Bergen Place-residence. Owner of property reported that unknown person(s) entered house through basement and stole a cherry flat top desk. Ptl. Michael Campanella.

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BLOTTER: THIEVES HIT CHURCH AND SCHOOL

rbpd6 doorThe crime reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the week of September 10 to September 1, 2010. The information appears here unedited. [Because of a clerical error, a year-old report appeared briefly on redbankgreen yesterday.]

Theft occurring between 9-9-10 and 9-10-10 at Bridge Ave. Victim reported that unknown person(s) stole bicycle described as a boy’s specialized brand, black in color from rear yard. Ptl. Robert Campanella.

Theft occurring on 9-11-10 at Water Street. Victim reported that unknown person(s) stole bike described as a blue woman’s beach cruiser from sidewalk. Ptl. Thomas Doremus.

Burglary occurring at Broad Street – Church on 9-12-10. Victim reported that unknown subject(s) gained entry into church and stole cash from reception office and collection boxes. Ptl. Robert Campanella.

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COPS: TWO FOR TUESDAY

authorities2bThe crime reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the weeks of August 20 to 27, and August 27 to September 3, 2010. The information appears here unedited.

Theft occurring on 8-20-10 at West Bergen Place. Victim reported that unknown person(s) removed a license plate from motor vehicle trailer. Lt. Michael Clay.

Theft from a vehicle occurring at Locust Ave. between 8-19-10 and 8-20-10. Victim reported that unknown person(s) removed vehicle insurance card and registration from glove box. Ptl. Paul Perez.

Report of theft on 8-20-10 at Central Ave. Victim reported that plates were stolen off of vehicle. Ptl. Paul Perez.

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THREE ASSAULT & ROB VICTIM AT RR STATION

rbpd-patrolcar 2The crime reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the week of July 23 to July 30, 2010. The information appears here unedited.

Theft occurring at Monmouth Street on 7-23-10. Victim reported that unknown person(s) stole his wallet which was left unattended for a few minutes. Contained in the wallet were bankcards and credit cards. Ptl. Thomas Doremus.

Burglary occurring at Prospect Ave. on 7-24-10. Owner reported that unknown person(s) gained entry by prying open rear door to business. Once inside removed cash from register. Ptl. David Smith. Det. Joey Fields.

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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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DWI CHARGED AFTER CAR LANDS IN NAVESINK

car-in-river-062510A member of the Red Bank Fire Department’s scuba and dive team inspects the vehicle after it smashed through a fence at the foot of Maple Avenue. (Photo by Carl Colmorgen; click to enlarge)

A Staten Island man was arrested on a drunk-driving charge after he drove his car into the Navesink River in Red Bank early Friday morning.

Steve Barranca, 52, was the lone occupant of the 2008 Lexus when it smashed through a boardwalk fence at the northern end of Maple Avenue and fell about 10 feet into the river, says Captain Darren McConnell.

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DWI CHARGED IN EARLY MORNING WRECK

accident-061510The lone passenger had to be extricated after the car smashed into a tree on Broad Street. (Click to enlarge; photos courtesy of Peter Lindner)

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A Hazlet man was arrested for drunken driving and his Red Bank passenger wound up in the hospital following an early morning car crash on Broad Street, police say.

Brian Cunningham, 38, was arrested after the 12:45a accident, in which his southbound 2008 BMW sedan slammed into a tree just south of the Reckless Place/Harding Road crossing, says Captain Darren McConnell.

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SECOND VICTIM OF DRUNK COP DIES

people-in-the-newsA woman left comatose after a former Middletown police officer crashed his car into hers while he was drunk has died, according to the Jersey Journal.

Forty-year-old Ruth Zelaya died March 24 as a result of “complications from the motor vehicle collision,” Hudson County Assistant Prosecutor Michael D’Andrea told the newspaper.

Zelaya’s two-year-old son, Jose Carlos Zelaya, died several days after the January, 2007 wreck on the Pulaksi Skyway in Jersey City.

Kevin Freibott, a Middletown resident and Jersey City police officer, is serving an 11-year prison sentence following his December 2007 guilty plea to vehicular homicide, assault by auto and drunk driving.

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BLOTTER: PEDESTRIAN ROBBED OF COMPUTER

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Crime reports provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the week of March 26 to April 1, 2010. This information appears here unedited.

Criminal Mischief occurring on 3-27-10 at Spring St. apartment. Report of noise in vacant apartment from upstairs tenant. Police responded and found glass window in the front door broken. Located inside was subject who was arrested for criminal mischief.. Ptl. Matthew Ehrenreich.

Criminal Mischief occurring between 3-26-10 and 3-27-10 at Mechanic Street. Victim reported that unknown subject(s) broken window in front of the building. Ptl. Michael Zadlock.

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HIT & RUN ENDS IN GOOSE NECK WRECK

goose-neck-wreck-032010The driver had two accidents more than two miles apart, according to police. (Click to enlarge; photo by Anthony Trufolo)

A Little Silver man faces drunken driving and other charges after a hit-and-run crash and a second one that ended on the Goose Neck Bridge on Seven Bridges Road Saturday night, borough police say.

Joseph F. Hall Jr., 58, was charged with failure to keep right, reckless driving,¬† leaving the scene of an accident, failing to report an accident and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, according to the department’s spokesman, Sergeant Dan Shaffery.

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PRESS: FOLEY RESIGNS, FACES DUI CHARGE

shaun-foley2-010108Shaun Foley has quit his post as Fair Haven’s fire chief following a bizarre series of incidents Sunday night that began with a car crash and ended with a massive effort to rescue him from the Navesink River, according to the Asbury Park Press.

The 27-year-old Foley has also retained a lawyer and plans to plead not guilty to charges of drunken driving, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to report an accident and reckless driving in Rumson, where he was a police dispatcher and special police officer ¬ójobs that he also resigned Tuesday, the Press reports.

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STOLEN: PATIO UMBRELLA, LICENSE PLATES

policewindowCrime reports provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the week of October 9 to October 16, 2009. This information appears here unedited.

Theft occurring at Oakland Street restaurant on 10-9-09. Owner reported that unknown person(s) stole an 11 x 11, 200 lb. Umbrella imported from Germany and a wrought iron table and two chairs from outside the restaurant. Ptl. Dawn Shields.

Theft occurring at Mohawk Lane-Count Basie Field between 10-9-09 and 10-12-09. Victim reported that a large metal box used to store bases for baseball had been stolen from the grounds. Sgt. Robert Gannon.

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COP NABS DWI SUSPECT AFTER SHORT CHASE

just_inA Red Bank police captain arrested a drunk-driving suspect after a short chase and scuffle on the East Side early Saturday morning.

Jesse Rowe, 21, was charged with DWI, drug possession and other violations after the incident, according to department spokesman Capt. Steve McCarthy.

The arrest was made near the intersection of Mechanic Street and Prospect Avenue, not far from the suspect’s Mechanic Street residence, McCarthy said.

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