MAN ARRESTED FOR CHILD SEX ASSAULTS

Red Bank police arrested an Elm Place man on charges he sexually assaulted two girls over the course of a year, they announced Tuesday.

Jose Fuentes, 52, was taken into custody Friday, two days after police received information that he had sexually assaulted girls aged 9 and 14 years old over a one- year period, according to police.

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AIR PATROL TAKES KIDS UNDER ITS WINGS

Military uniforms on display at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Lincroft, where tonight’s recruiting event takes place. (Click to enlarge)

By DANIELLE TEPPER

It’s an easily overlooked branch of the military, but the Civil Air Patrol, founded on the eve of Pearl Harbor, is still keeping its eyes to the ground and sky for the safety of Americans on their home turf.

Tonight, potential cadets aged 12 to 20 are invited to get a taste of Civil Air Patrol life at an open house at the U.S. Armed Forces Reserve Center in Lincroft.

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RED BANK COPS IN HIGH-SPEED PURSUIT

Red Bank police abandoned a high-speed chase that took them up the Garden State Parkway nearly to the Raritan River early Friday morning, authorities say.

The  incident began at about 1:30 a.m. when a patrol officer attempted to pull over a vehicle he had seen run a stop sign in the vicinity of Linden Place and Broad Street, Captain Darren McConnell tells redbankgreen.

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LOCKER ROBBERY NETS WATCH, COOKIES

call-in-the-authoritiesThe crime reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the period of March 23 to March 30, 2012. This information is unedited.

Lost item reported on 3-24-12 at Broad Street. Victim stated that her cell phone that being a Apple I Phone was missing while she was at the restaurant and could not be located. Ptl. Nicholas Maletto.

Theft occurring at Maple Avenue on 3-24-12. Victim reported that unknown person(s) removed items from locker that being a Michael Kohrs watch, rings, Panasonic Digital Camera and a box of Girl Scout cookies. Ptl. Heather Pubylski.

Lost or missing item reported on 3-24-12 at Shrewsbury Ave. Victim reported that his wallet was missing while at the above address and it was never recovered. It contained cash, visa gift card, insurance card, etc. Sgt. Robert Kennedy.

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DON’T JUMP!

20120313-113503.jpgWith just a week to go until the start of spring and temperatures expected to soar into the low 70s, a snowblower continues its long winter of unemployment atop the Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge Tuesday morning. (Click to enlarge))