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Rumson Police Report: Assault, DWI, Defiant Trespass, Marijuana

The following February arrests were reported by Rumson police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.

• Richard Mancini, 46, of Long Branch, was arrested on Feb. 24 and charged with simple assault by Special Officer Donald Morse.

• Brian Kirk, 53, of Red Bank, was arrested on Feb. 22 and charged with defiant trespass and criminal mischief by Patrolman Michael Berger.   

• Megan Walpole, 20, of Atlantic Highlands, was arrested on Feb. 7 and charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana by Patrolman Grace Maggiulli.

• Matthew Wojtusiak, 33, of Brooklyn, was arrested in the area of 125 Ridge Road on Feb. 5 and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) by Patrolman Michael Berger.

• Kourtney Maloney, 26, of Middletown, was arrested on Feb. 2 and charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia by Patrolman Grace Maggiulli.

Contempt of Court

• Donna Susser, 54, of Rumson, was arrested on Feb. 2 on a contempt of court (COC) warrant by Patrolman Bryan Dougherty .  

• Rafal Leszczynski, 38, of Bloomfield, was arrested on Feb. 7 on a contempt of court (COC) warrant by Patrolman Grace Maggiulli.

• Hiram Polanco, 20, of Keansburg, was arrested on Feb. 10 on a contempt of court (COC) warrant by Special Officer Donald Morse.

• Michael Slapp, 30, of Fort Montgomery NY, was arrested on Feb. 8 on a contempt of court (COC) warrant by Special Officer Donald Morse.  

 

 

Rumson Police Chief to Plunge for Special Olympics

Rumson Police Chief Scott Paterson is taking the plunge again — The Polar Bear Plunge in Seaside Heights.

And, once again, the chief’s dip into icy waters is all for the sake of  a good cause  — Special Olympics New Jersey.

No, it’s not Paterson’s first plunge. But, it was a first for his $15,000 fundraising goal.

And, with only a few days left, Paterson has surpassed his goal. As of today, he has raised $15,340 from 68 donors.

He is grateful; and there is still time to donate, as funds will be accepted until the day of the plunge.

“I want to thank each and everyone of you that helped me reach my goal of $15,000.00,” Chief Paterson said yesterday in a message on his fundraising page. “I sincerely appreciate your kindness and generosity and I promise to represent well …”

Learn more about Special Olympics by clicking here. To donate to the chief’s plunge for the olympics, click here.

Rumson Police Report: Theft, DUI, Marijuana

The following January arrests were reported by Rumson police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.

Arrests

 • Susan N. Ryerson, 62, of Oceanport, was arrested in the area of Rumson Road and Harding Lane on Jan. 28 and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) and other motor vehicle offenses by Patrolman Grace Maggiulli.

• John F. Sullivan Jr. was arrested on Jan. 26 and charged with third-degree theft by Detective Sgt. Christopher Isherwood and Patrolman Cody Lovgren.

Sullivan was remanded to the Monmouth County Correctional Institution, Freehold.

• Stephanie Koukounas, 27, of New York, was arrested in the area of Rumson Road and Buttonwood Lane on Jan. 26 and charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana by Patrolman Michael Berger.

•  John P. Haskell, 27, of Texas, was arrested in the area of 74 Ridge Road on Jan. 21 and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) and other motor vehicle offenses by Patrolman Richard Torres.

Contempt of Court

• S/O II Donald Morse arrested Brittany Maguire, 27, of Red Bank, was arrested on Jan. 21 on a contempt of court (COC) warrant by Special Officer II Donald Morse.

Maguire was released after posting $164 bail.

John P. Kennedy, 57, of Rumson, was arrested on Jan. 10 on a contempt of court (COC) warrant by Patrolman Donald Schneider.

Kennedy was released after posting $500 bail.