PAIR ARRESTED FOR HALLUCINOGENS

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

call-in-the-authorities• David Matheny, age 50, from Seaside Avenue in Keansburg, NJ, arrested on April 17, 2012 by Corporal James Keenan on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Union Beach Municipal Court. He was held on $500.00 bail.

• Dylan Difilippo-Campbell, age 19, from Bayside Parkway in Middletown, NJ, arrested on April 17, 2012 by Patrolman Keith Hirschbein and Patrolman Brian McGrogan of the Quality of Life Unit for Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana. He was released pending a court date.

• David Darragh, age 36, from Park Avenue in Matawan, NJ, arrested on April 17, 2012 by Patrolman Keith Hirschbein and Patrolman Brian McGrogan of the Quality of Life Unit for Shoplifting from the Rite Aid Pharmacy and Receiving Stolen Property. He was released pending a court date.

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WEATHER ONLY A MUSHROOM COULD LOVE

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It’s got to be among the leading candidates for the official symbol of this damp summer: the literally lowly mushroom.

redbankgreen‘s Accidental Photographer found this one Sunday on Eastview Avenue in Little Silver. Do we have a mycologist among our readers who might identify it for us?

It’s not that the sun hasn’t been out so much as that it doesn’t seem to stay out for long. Today, and for the next few days, the weather forecast calls for a return to conditions associated with proliferating fungi. Which is to say cloudy with a chance of rain or even thunderstorms.

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