RED BANK: DRUG ARREST FOLLOWS SCUFFLE

2017_authorities_cherrytop_rb3A Long Branch man is facing multiple charges after a “violent” scuffle with Red Bank police Monday afternoon.

The incident began when two police detectives, James Deponte and Paul Perez, spotted a suspicious subject in a vehicle on River Street near Bridge Avenue, according to Chief Darren McConnell.

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RED BANK: CRIMES AND ARRESTS

The crime and arrest reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the period of March 1 to March 14, 2017. This information is unedited. For additional information, please scroll to the bottom of this post.

CRIMES

Criminal Mischief: On 03-01-17 in the area of Washington St it was reported that a vehicle had words written in black ink on the driver’s side door and the driver’s side rear brake light was cracked. Ptl. Sean Hauschildt.

Theft: On 3-4-17 in the area of Shrewsbury Ave it was reported that a casket cross valued at $1000.00 and a guest book valued at $50.00 was taken from a casket at a funeral home. Ptl. Garret Falco.

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RED BANK: CRIMES AND ARRESTS

The crime and arrest reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the period of February 15 to February 28, 2017. This information is unedited. For additional information, please scroll to the bottom of this post.

CRIMES

Theft: On 02-16-17 in the area of Catherine St the victim reported Chevrolet car keys attached with a remote for the vehicle and a diamond ring with a gold band was missing from the residence. The ring is valued at $500.00. Ptl. Sean Hauschildt.

Theft: On 02-20-17 in the area of Locust Ave the victim reported two solar lights were taken from the property. The solar lights are described as gray in color with a clear bulb valued at approximately $5.00 each. Ptl. Sean Hauschildt.

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RED BANK: CRIMES AND ARRESTS

The crime and arrest reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the period of February 1 to February 14, 2017. This information is unedited. For additional information, please scroll to the bottom of this post.

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Criminal Mischief: On 02-07-17 in the area of Prospect Ave it was reported that a driver’s side mirror on car was broken off. The damage did not appear to be from another motor vehicle. Ptl. Michael Zadlock.

Theft: On 02-11-17 in the area of Bank St the victim report a surf board to be taken from the driveway. The board is described as a blue and white Hap Jacobs 9” valued at $1100.00. The bag is a heavy gray canvas worth $250.00. Ptl. George Travostino.

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RED BANK: CRIMES AND ARRESTS

The crime and arrest reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the period of January 23 to January 31, 2017. This information is unedited. For additional information, please scroll to the bottom of this post.

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Theft: On 01-27-17 in the area of Shrewsbury Ave it was reported that a package left by UPS was opened and three items were taken. The items were perfume, Mayigo valued at $26.00, Coreta valued at $39.00 and Adorisse valued at $49.00. Ptl. Benjamin Springer.

Criminal Mischief: On 01-29-17 in the area of Reckless Pl it was reported that the driver’s side window on a 2009 BMW 330 was punched out. Ptl. Milton Gray IV.

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RED BANK: LAVENDER-SCENTED MEMORIES

barb randall 083115Barb Randall with a lavender plant in her Red Bank yard. Below, a photo of her late sister, Donna Randall. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD

donna randall 083115When her older sister died from a rare form of leukemia three years ago, Barb Randall found some solace in an aroma, and the memories it inspired.

Donna Randall, who worked in the fragrance industry, had created a simple lavender spray for her own use that she applied to linens.

“Whenever she had overnight guests at her Jersey City brownstone, she would spray it on the pillows,” Barb recalled in an interview at her Red Bank home this week. “And when I stayed there, the last thing she would always say to me was, ‘sweet dreams.'”

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