RED BANK: COPS ARREST MAN IN FRAUD TRY

[UPDATE, AUGUST 9, 2019: The charges described below against Phinehas Alabi were dismissed on July 18, 2019 by Superior Court Judge Joseph W. Oxley.]

Red Bank police arrested a onetime professional soccer prospect Tuesday in an alleged fraud case that should serve as a warning to all consumers, Chief Darren McConnell tells redbankgreen.

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RED BANK: THIEF TAKES RESTAURANT PANS

call-in-the-authoritiesThe crime reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the period of May 2 to May 09, 2013. This information is unedited.

Theft reported on 5-3-13 at Brown Place. Victim reported that former tenants stole items when moving out, that being garden stone benches, fountain, edger/trimmer, front door and ladder. Ptl. Ashon Lovick.

Criminal Mischief occurring on 5-3-13 at Chestnut and West Street. Victim reported that person threw a water bottle out of window of bus, striking his vehicle and damaging the plastic guard below the windshield wipers. Ptl. David Hicks.

Criminal Mischief occurring between 5-3-13 and 5-4-13 at East Front St. Victim reported that unknown person(s) entered two vacant apartments and damaged the walls by placing holes in same. Ptl. George Travostino.

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ARMED ROBBERY AT MIDDLETOWN RACEWAY

This just in from the Middletown police:

On April 18, 2013 at approximately 5:40 am a black male subject, approximately 6′-0″ tall with a stocky build and a thin goatee beard, wearing black jeans, a black long sleeve shirt and a yellow baseball hat entered the Raceway Gas Station located at Highway 35 and Pine Street in Middletown.

The subject displayed a silver colored revolver handgun and demanded cash from the attendant.

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RED BANK: BIKE AND CAR COLLIDE

Red Bank police with the victim’s bike following the Wednesday morning accident. (Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD

A 51-year-old bicyclist was taken to a hospital after a collision with a car on Newman Springs Road Wednesday morning, Red Bank police said.

Alfonso Kelly was transported to Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune with unknown, but non-life-threatening injuries following the 7:28 a.m. accident, said Captain Darren McConnell.

The car’s driver, 17-year-old Lauren Fitzpatrick, of Jackson Township, was issued a summons for failure to yield, McConnell said.

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MIDDLETOWN: FOUR CHARGED WITH DWI

[See update below]

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

call-in-the-authorities• Geoffrey Guido, age 54, from Leonard Avenue in Atlantic Highlands, NJ, arrested on August 27, 2012 by Patrolman John Mele on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Tinton Falls Municipal Court. He was released after posting $135.00 bail.

• Walter Brown, age 36, from Redwood Drive in Eatontown, NJ, arrested on August 26, 2012 by Patrolman Brian McGrogan for Simple Assault. He was released after posting $2,500.00 bail with a 10% option set by Judge Richard Thompson.

• Michael Patrick, age 18, from Walnut Avenue in Middletown, NJ, arrested on August 26, 2012 by Patrolman Raymond Sofield for Obstructing the Administration of Law. He was released pending a court date.

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DRUGS AND BOOZE FILL MIDDLETOWN COP LOG

call-in-the-authoritiesThe police activity reports below were provided by the Middletown Township Police Department and are unedited.

• On June 20, 2011 at approximately 11:50 am Patrolman Thomas Meckier was on patrol in the area of Main Street in Port Monmouth when he observed a vehicle driving on Main Street that fit the description of a suspicious vehicle that was seen in the area earlier in the day. Officer Meckier attempted to stop the vehicle in the area of Main Street when the driver, identified as Richard Stavola, age 23, from Kings Highway East fled from the vehicle and ran into a house on Main Street.

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RED BANK CRIME & ARREST REPORTS

authorities3The crime reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the week of February 18 to February 25, 2011. The information appears here unedited.

Theft reported on 2-18-11 at Central Ave. Victim reported that vehicle was towed and upon his retrieving same, all of the stereo equipment including wiring had been removed from the vehicle. Ptl. Dawn Shields.

Criminal Mischief occurring on 2-19-11 at Newman Springs Rd.-Salvation Army. Report of the glass and frame on their sign being damaged by unknown person(s). Ptl. Paul Perez.

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PAIR ROBBED BY JUVENILES ON WEST BERGEN

rbpd-patrol-webThe crime reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the week of October 22 to October 29, 2010. The information appears here unedited.

Criminal Mischief occurring on 10-23-10 at Maple Ave. Victim reported that unknown person(s) dented parked vehicle. Ptl. Patrick Kennedy.

Theft occurring on 10-23-10 at Broad St.-Restaurant. Victim reported that unknown person(s) stole her wallet, which contained, credit cards and I.D. Sgt. Michael Furlong.

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FOUR ARRESTED IN CRACK RAIDS

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Red Bank Police have arrested four suspects after a two-prong raid on the West Side Thursday, they announced today.

The busts, which culminated a two-month investigation done in conjunction with the State Police, resulted in the seizure of two caches of crack cocaine, marijuana and a pair of handguns, according to an announcement by Chief Steve McCarthy.

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