RED BANK: PEDESTRIAN OK AFTER HIT & RUN

AUTHORITIES_RB-2016-v2By JOHN T. WARD

A Red Bank pedestrian was taken to the hospital with non-serious injuries after a hit-and-run accident Monday night, said police Chief Darren McConnell.

And a short while later, a motorist walked away from a rollover accident, apparently without injury, he said.

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RED BANK: 95-YEAR-OLD STRUCK IN HIT-&-RUN

AUTHORITIES_RB2-2014A 95-year-old pedestrian was struck by a car in a hit-and-run accident in Red Bank Sunday afternoon, according to a report by the Asbury Park Press.

Alphonse Tomaino was taken to Riverview Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries after he was hit while crossing Broad Street at Pinckney Road, the Press reported on its website.

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MIDDLETOWN: COP STRUCK IN HIT-AND-RUN

AUTHORITIES_MTOWN2-2014A Middletown cop suffered a hand injury in a hit-and-run while he directed traffic on Route 35 Monday morning, police reported.

Patrolman Thomas Hughes was treated and released from Riverview Medical Center following the accident, which occurred at about 11:08 a.m. at the intersection of Pine Street following a traffic light outage, according to a department news release.

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WEEKEND NEWS: TWO FIRES, HIT & RUN

mtown fire map 021714Two residential fires less than 24 hours apart kept Middletown volunteer firefighters busy over the weekend. (Click to enlarge)

A pair of house fires in Middletown and a hit-and-run accident of a pedestrian in Sea Bright occurred over the weekend, according to news reports.

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LITTLE SILVER: GAS, RAILROAD TIES STOLEN

Recent activity reports, unedited, as provided by the Little Silver Police Department.

call-in-the-authoritiesNovember 1– A resident reported Terroristic Threats following a verbal dispute about juveniles trespassing on another’s property on Birch Ave. P.O. Amanda Arnold and Sgt. Martin Scherzinger investigated.

November 2– Christopher Vega, 21, of Long Branch, NJ, was arrested following a suspicious person complaint on Silverside Ave. for a Contempt of Court warrant out of the New Brunswick Municipal Court. P.O. Amanda Arnold made the arrest.

November 3– A resident from Little Silver Point Rd. reported Theft after discovering that an unknown subject siphoned gas from his vehicle during the evening hours. S.O. John McGuire investigated.

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MAN ARRESTED FOR FIGHT, HIT & RUN

The unidentified suspect being taken into custody by Little Silver police at Rumson Road and Riverside Drive in Rumson. (Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD

Little Silver police arrested a man after he assaulted or was involved in a fight with another individual before getting into a hit-and-run accident, they said Thursday morning.

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SAILBOAT SMASHED IN RIVER HIT-AND-RUN

Employees at Carriage House Marina in Sea Bright look over the Nonsuch catboat that they say was damaged beyond repair in the crash. (Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD

A Sea Bright couple is asking for the public’s help in finding the boater who smashed into their prized sailboat while it was moored in the Navesink River off Red Bank this weekend.

Wendie Elovich and her husband, Tim Slaight, believe their 22-foot Nonsuch catboat, which was anchored in the mooring field off the Monmouth Boat Club, was struck by a fast-moving motorized vessel sometime between Saturday evening and Sunday morning.

“It looks like it washed up on a beach in a hurricane,” said Lance Cunningham, owner of Carriage House Marina in Sea Bright, where the sailboat was towed Monday morning. “It’s a wonder it didn’t sink.”

Elovich says it’s a wonder someone wasn’t killed. In fact, she wonders if someone wasn’t.

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RED BANK MAN VICTIM OF HIT AND RUN

just_in1By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

A 26-year-old Red Bank man was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle whose driver fled the scene Tuesday night, police said.

The accident, which occurred on Route 35 south in Middletown, between Coopers Bridge and Navesink River Road, left the victim, whom authorities are not yet publicly identifying, in critical condition, Middletown Sergeant Fred Deickmann said.

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