All posts by Elaine Van Develde

Prosecutor: Police Officer Charged with Theft, Forgery

An 18-year veteran police officer was charged on Monday with theft and forgery related to a rental property he owned in Brielle, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

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Focus: River Reflection

Sometimes the reflection at the waterfront in the Rumson-Fair Haven area is a mirror glass one. Still. Vivid. A picture with a clear message staring back at you from beneath.

It’s a picture of calm insight. It’s casting back of a similar scene with something new to see in the frame freeze of the water. Reflection. It gives you the chance to see more … without the blindness that the light can bring.

Take a look and find your own retrospective view …

Photos/Elaine Van Develde

Prosecutor: 23-Year-Old Father Facing Murder Charge in 2019 Death of His Infant

A Monmouth County man has been arrested and charged with murder and related offenses in connection with the death of his 6-week-old baby girl, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Thursday.

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Remembering Rumson Police Chief ‘Rick’ Tobias

“The Rumson Police Department is mourning the loss of Retired Chief Richard ‘Rick’ Tobias.

“For several years, Chief Tobias served as juvenile officer for the PD. His efforts changed the paths of countless members of Rumson’s youth for the better. 

“Chief Tobias was known for his big heart and willingness to help anyone in need. He was a great asset to the community and will be missed.” 

Rumson Police Department

It’s the story of a retired police chief, an officer on the Rumson beat for many years who passed away on Jan. 18 at 67 after a heroic battle with cancer. And there’s always an image to illustrate a story.

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Prosecutor: Employee Arrested on $150K Theft Charges

A former office administrator of a pain management center in Wall Township has been arrested and charged with stealing more than $150,000 from the business, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Tuesday.

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Retro FHFD Installation Dinner Moments

Photos by Kathy Robbins … Slideshow by Elaine Van Develde

It’s an honored, good time tradition. The Fair Haven Fire Department recently had its Installation Dinner. Every New Year, new line officers are officially installed and honored and outgoing officers and members are honored in a thank you dinner dance.

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Prosecutor: Former Affordable Housing Alliance Employee Pleads Guilty to $400K Theft

A former Neptune Affordable Housing Alliance director of administration has pleaded guilty to pilfering more than $400,000 from the organization, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

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Prosecutor: Man Convicted of 2014 Shooting Gets 70 Years

A Freehold Borough man has been sentenced to 70 years in prison following his conviction in October of attempted murder and related charges for the 2014 restaurant shooting of two men, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Thursday.

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