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DRIVER CHARGED IN TUSSLE WITH COPS

call-in-the-authoritiesA Neptune man faces a handful of charges after he got into an altercation with police last Saturday night, the Fair Haven PD reports.

Allante Williams, 24 of Neptune, was stopped at 11:16 p.m. that night by Detective Jesse Dykstra for operating a vehicle with a headlight out, and was found to have outstanding contempt of court warrants pending from Neptune and Spring Lake, police said in a statement.

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POLICE SCANNER ALERT BACKFIRES ON TEEN

call-in-the-authoritiesBy DUSTIN RACIOPPI

In a roundup of police activity in Fair Haven, authorities report a case of vandalism, not-so-crafty teens trying to avoid capture by carrying a police scanner and a car fire last week.

Fair Haven’s cop blotter for the month of June appears unedited below.

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COPS: PAIR FOUND WITH WEAPONS, HEROIN

fhpd-carFair Haven police arrested a man with a dagger, stun gun and heroin Sunday. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

A routine traffic stop early Sunday morning led to the arrest of a man with a dagger, stun gun and heroin in Fair Haven, police said.

Police also brought other charges against Bruce Thompson II, of Red Bank, and his passenger, Todd Gunderson, of Middletown.

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FAIR HAVEN ADDS TO CAR BURGLARY CHARGES

just_in1By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

A Farmingdale man already facing charges for thefts from cars in Rumson and Tinton Falls is also responsible for 40 car break-ins in Fair Haven, police said.

“It is our guy,” Chief Darryl Breckenridge said.

Rodney Tyler, 19, was charged by Fair Haven police with theft and 40 counts of burglary on Friday, Detective Jesse Dykstra said.

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CABINET CLEAN-OUT SLATED FOR SATURDAY

old-rxLet’s see… almost three years old? Yeah, time to go. (Click to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

As you break out the feather duster and crack into the clutter in the attic for your spring cleaning routine, police are reminding residents not to forget about the medicine cabinet.

This weekend, local departments are participating in Operation Take Back, a national effort to collect unused and expired medications from households.

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