Category Archives: Regional Interest

Prosecutor: Teens Get 25, 10 Years for Child’s Killing

A pair of Monmouth County teens have been sentenced to prison for their roles in the February shooting death of a 10-year-old, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced on Friday.

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Prosecutor: Pedestrians Injured in Crash; Two Children Critical

A 59-year-old woman and two children were severely injured after being struck by a motor vehicle in Keyport on Tuesday afternoon, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

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Prosecutor: Fire Dept. Treasurer Sentenced for Stealing $40K

A former area fire department treasurer was sentenced on Friday for stealing more than $40,000 during her tenure, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Monday.

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Prosecutor: Area Man Sentenced to 6 Years for Distribution of Child Sexual Abuse Materials

An Oceanport man has been sentenced to a six-year prison term in connection with the distribution of child sexual abuse materials, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Monday.

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Prosecutor: 22-Year-Old Faces 40 Years After Pleading Guilty to 2017 Manslaughter, Armed Robbery

An Ocean Township man pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated manslaughter and armed robbery in connection with the 2017 killing of Trupal Patel, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Friday.

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Prosecutor: Youth Tennis Instructor Indicted on New Charges in Connection with Child Porn, Kidnapping

A local youth tennis instructor has been indicted on aggravated sexual assault, kidnapping and several other related charges in connection with several incidents of child pornography and misconduct involving a student and other local children, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced on Wednesday.

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Prosecutor: 82-Year-Old Charged with Murder in Fatal Hit-and-Run

An 82-year old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a male pedestrian who was struck and killed during a hit and run incident on Friday evening in Asbury Park, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

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Prosecutor: DWI Convictions Between 2008 and 2016 Could be Overturned

From the Monmouth County Prosecutor …

On November 13, 2018, the New Jersey Supreme Court decided the case of State of New Jersey v. Eileen Cassidy. The Court found that all blood alcohol content (“BAC”) results reported by Alcotest machines “calibrated” by former New Jersey State Police Sergeant Marc Dennis between 2008 and 2016 are not scientifically reliable and, therefore, are inadmissible as evidence in prosecutions of Driving While Intoxicated (“DWI”).

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Prosecutor: Woman Charged in 1992 Murder of 12-Year-Old

A Monmouth County cold case has been solved. A former Asbury Park woman has been charged in the 1992 fatal shooting of a 12-year-old girl.

The woman, now 40 and living in Henderson, North Carolina, has been charged with aggravated manslaughter for the killing of Quiana Dees, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced on Thursday.

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Prosecutor: Area Man Facing Life in Prison for 2013 Double Murder

A Long Branch man has been convicted of murder and weapons charges in connection with the 2013 double murder of a couple found dead inside a Sairs Avenue apartment in the city, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced. 

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Prosecutor: Prior Violent Crime Convictions Extend Robber’s Prison Term

After being convicted of a 2017 liquor store robbery, a Long Branch man now faces an extended prison term due to his prior convictions, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said.

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Prosecutor: Man Arrested for Threats to Law Enforcement

A Monmouth County man has been arrested and charged with making online threats in connection with online social media and local newspaper incidents, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

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