Category Archives: Fair Haven Police and Fire Files

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Fair Haven Police Report: DWI, Heroin Possession & Dealing, Theft, Vandalism

The following September criminal incidents and arrests were reported by Fair Haven police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.

Criminal Incidents

• An act of vandalism was reported on Sept. 8 after unknown juveniles reportedly shattered the glass door to the Fair Haven Community Center.

Patrolman Eric Patton took the report.

Arrests

• Darrell Livingston, 52, of Red Bank, on Sept. 27 and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI), refusal to submit to a breathalyzer and other motor vehicle violations by Patrolman William Lagrotteria.

• While on patrol on Sept. 25, Sgt. Steven Schneider found two bicycles parked along a house under construction. While out investigating, he saw juveniles running away from the scene. Sgt. Schneider located several items left by the juveniles, including controlled dangerous substances (CDS/drugs). The juveniles were later identified and reports turned over to the juvenile division.

• Matthew J. Mago, 23, of Middletown, was arrested on Sept. 24 by Cpl. John Koetzner following a motor vehicle accident and charged with obstruction, resisting arrest, possession of a hypodermic needle, possession of heroin and possession with the intent to distribute. He was also issued several motor vehicle summonses.

He was transported to Monmouth County Correctional Institution in Freehold.  

• Douglas Batting, 76, of Little Silver, was arrested on Sept. 13 and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) and other motor vehicle violations by Sgt. Jesse Dykstra.

• Anthony J. Valletta, 65, of Middletown, was arrested on Sept. 3 and charged with stealing items from the Wash House Laundromat by Detective Dwayne Reevey.

Fair Haven Police Report: Theft, Fraud, DWI, Marijuana, Disorderly, Assault on Officer

The following August criminal incidents and arrests were reported by Fair Haven police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.

Criminal Incidents

• There was a report of a stolen bike near the former Sunoco during the Fair Haven Firemen’s Fair on Aug. 24.

Officer Perkins took the report.

• There was a report of fraud on Aug. 17 from a resident who had a car insurance police taken out in his name.

Patrolman Brooks Robinson took the report.

• The theft of two garage door openers taken out of two vehicles from a Pine Cove Road residence was reported on Aug. 5.

Patrolman Brooks Robinson took the report.

Arrests

• Christa Keohane, 46, of Middletown, was arrested on Aug. 24 and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) following a motor vehicle stop by Officer Perkins for which she received other traffic summonses.

• A female juvenile was arrested on Aug. 23 and charged with disorderly conduct and assault on a law enforcement officer by Patrolman William Lagrotteria for being disorderly at the Fair Haven Fireman’s Fair. She was released to a parent.

• Daniel Weltman, 50, of Atlantic Highlands, was arrested following a motor vehicle stop for driving while using his cell phone on Aug. 16 and charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Lawrence Bryan, 59, of Middletown, was arrested following a motor vehicle stop for speeding on Aug. 15 and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) and refusal to submit to a breathalyzer by Patrolman Brooks Robinson.

**Police reported one arrest solely on contempt of court warrants.**

Fair Haven Police Report: $3K Wine Theft, DWI, Marijuana

The following July criminal incidents and arrests were reported by Fair Haven police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.

Criminal Incidents

• It was reported sometime in the overnight hours of July 19 several items were stolen from a vehicle on Oak Place sometime overnight.

Cpl. John Koetzner took the report.

• The theft of a bottle of wine valued at $3,000 was reported on July 7.

Patrolman Christian Hostrup took the report.

Arrests

• Corey Caneiro, 45, of Fair Haven, was arrested on July 13 and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) and refusal to submit to a breathalyzer by Patrolman Brooks Robinson following a motor vehicle stop for which Caneiro was issued speeding and reckless driving summonses.

• Terence Farley, 59, of Staten Island, NY, was arrested on July 13 and charged with possession of marijuana by Sgt. Stephen Schneider following a motor vehicle stop.

• Ann Richards, 44, of Fair Haven, was arrested on July 7 on an outstanding warrant for $1,500 out of Ocean Township by Patrolman Brooks Robinson.  

Fair Haven Police Report: Fraud, Criminal Mischief, Marijuana Possession, Dog Bite

The following June criminal incidents and arrests were reported by Fair Haven police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.

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Fair Haven Police Report: DWI, Theft, Fraud, Harassment, ID Theft

The following April criminal incidents and arrests were reported by Fair Haven police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.

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Fair Haven Police Report: Fraud, Theft, DWI, Marijuana,

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

Criminal Incidents

• A Park Lane resident reported on Dec. 31 that an unknown person had used his personal information to make fraudulent charges to his checking account.

Patrolman Michael Volker took the fraud report. 

• A Fair Haven Road resident reported on Dec. 21 that an unknown person used her personal information to make unauthorized electronic goods purchases.

Patrolman Christian Hostrup took the fraud report.  

• A Forman Street resident reported on Dec. 18 that an unknown person used his personal information to obtain a credit card in Connecticut.

Patrolman Christian Hostrup took the fraud report.  

Arrests

• Jasrai Gill, 38, of Colts Neck, arrested following a motor vehicle stop on Jan. 30 and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI), reckless driving, refusal to submit to breath samples and failure to maintain a lane by Patrolman Michael Volker.

• Jonathan Blair, 29, of Eatontown, was arrested on Jan. 7 an charged with theft by unlawful taking by Detective Dwayne Reevey.

• Nicholas Dassaro , 24, of Keansburg, was arrested following a motor vehicle stop on Dec. 31 and charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana by Special Officer Alex Perkins.

• Russell Hendricks, 58, of Fair Haven, was arrested following a to a motor vehicle stop on Dec. 18 and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI), refusal to submit to breath samples, reckless driving, failure to maintain lamps, driving an unregistered vehicle and an active warrant out of Sea Bright by Patrolman Michael Volker.

• Adrianna Hamilton, 42, of Aberdeen, was arrested on Dec. 6 and charged with theft and unlawful taking, and possession of burglary tools by Patrolman Brooks Robinson. Detective Dwayne Reevey assisted with the investigation.  

• Edward Brueck Jr., 74, of Brick, was arrested on Dec. 1 following a motor vehicle stop after a warrant was located out of Atlantic City for his arrest by Patrolman Brooks Robinson. He was processed and released after posting full cash bail.

Fair Haven Police Report: Car Thefts, Marijuana Possession, Contempt

The following October criminal incidents and arrests were reported by Fair Haven police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.

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FH Schools Superintendent: Prognosis ‘Encouraging’ for Student Accident Victim

The following is a statement from Fair Haven Schools Superintendent Sean McNeil regarding today’s accident involving a Knollwood School student …

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Fair Haven School Officials on Accident: Stop Social Media Commentary

An accident on Hance Road in Fair Haven today involving a Knollwood school student and a vehicle prompted a flood of social media speculation and commentary.

While school officials and emergency response authorities said they are cognizant that all in the community are concerned, the comments generated on Facebook caused too much of a stir and a spread of misinformation before the facts are available from the proper sources.

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Scene Around: A Real Fair Haven First Aid Dummy

— Photos/Fair Haven Fire Department media

That’s no dummy? Well, yeah, it is. You may have seen this guy, girl or, more accurately, gender neutral dummy around the towns. It’s the Fair Haven First Aid CPR dummy — or, more politely and aptly, mannequin.

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