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Police Report: Theft, Assault, Robbery, Heroin Possession & Distribution, DWI, Marijuana, Disorderly

The following recent criminal incidents and arrests were reported by Red Bank police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.

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Prosecutor: Pedestrian Dies from Injuries Sustained in Saturday Accident

A 69-year old man died as a result of being struck by a motor vehicle early Saturday morning in Neptune Township, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Sunday.

Rodney Parks, 69, of Asbury Park, was walking in the area of state Route 18 near mile marker 8.4 at 5:05 a.m. on Saturday when he was struck in the right lane by a northbound 2018 Mazda CX-5, driven by Trevor Manning, of Brick.

Parks sustained life threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at 5:24 a.m. 

Manning was uninjured in the collision.

The northbound side of Route 18 from mile marker 8.4 through 10 was closed for the investigation from approximately 5 to 9 a.m. with the assistance of the NJDOT.

The crash remains under investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, the Neptune Township Police Department and the Monmouth County Serious Collision Analysis Response Team (SCART).

Anyone who witnessed the crash or has information to assist the investigative team is urged to contact Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Kristian DeVito at 800-533-7443, or Neptune Township Police Department Officer Darrell Harris at 732-988-5200.

— Edited press release from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office

Police Report: $11.7K Theft by Deception, Theft, DWI, CDS, Criminal Mischief

The following recent criminal incidents and arrests were reported by Shrewsbury police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.

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Prosecutor: Pedestrian Dies from Injuries Sustained in Collision

A 54-year-old man has died as a result of being struck by a motor vehicle early Monday morning, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni on Tuesday.

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Rumson Police Alert Community to Car Theft, ‘Rummagings’

In light of a recent report of one stolen vehicle and several others having been rummaged through in the overnight hours of Jan. 17 through 18, Rumson police are advising that residents lock their vehicles and remove key fobs, a Rumson Police Department Facebook post said.

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Prosecutor: Woman Dies from Injuries Sustained in Wednesday Accident

A 76-year old woman died and her passenger was critically injured as the result of a multi-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

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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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