Category Archives: Crime

Prosecutor: Man Charged with Attempted Murder in Easter Incident

An Ocean Township man has been charged with attempted murder and weapons offenses in connection with a shooting incident on Easter Sunday, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Tuesday.

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Prosecutor: Man Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Sex Assault of Toddler

A man has pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual assault and possession of child sexual assault images in connection with June 2017 incidents in Long Branch, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Tuesday.

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Prosecutor: 20-Year-Old Gets 15 Years for Attempted Robberies, Burglary

A Monmouth County man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison on charges of attempted armed robbery and attempted burglary in connection with incidents in two towns, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

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Prosecutor: Heroin Trafficking Network Busted

A 16-month narcotics trafficking investigation dubbed “Operation Finished Business,” culminated in charges being filed against 32 people connected to a large-scale heroin distribution ring in the Bayshore region of Monmouth County, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced. 

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Prosecutor: 22-Year-Old Gets 40 Years for Role in 2017 Murder

A 22-year-old Ocean Township man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for his role in the 2017 killing of Brick man Trupal Patel, who had gone missing, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Thursday.

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Prosecutor: Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Harassment, Loses Job

A Long Branch police officer has pleaded guilty to harassment for offensively touching a woman who attended a police promotions party at a city bar back in February, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Thursday. As part of the plea he will lose his job and can never again work as a public servant in the state of New Jersey.

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Prosecutor: Twin Brothers Found Guilty of Disabled Vet Attack

Twin brothers from Monmouth County have been found guilty of aggravated assault and conspiracy to rob a disabled US Army veteran, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced. 

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Prosecutor: Area Man Pleads Guilty to Child Porn & Weapons Possession Charges

A Monmouth County man who has a prior criminal record has pleaded guilty to distribution of child pornography and unauthorized possession of a handgun charges, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said. 

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Prosecutor: Three Men Found Guilty in 2009 Teacher’s Murder

Three men have been found guilty of the 2009 killing of Red Bank Middle School teacher Jonelle Melton, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Tuesday.

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Prosecutor: Man Indicted on Murder & Felony Murder Charges After Photojournalist’s Death

A Monmouth County grand jury has returned a seven-count indictment, adding charges of murder and felony murder, against a Sayreville man in connection with the 2018 killing of a 56-year-old photojournalist Jerry Wolkowitz, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Monday. 

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Prosecutor: DWI Arrest Made in Fatal Pedestrian Accident

A Belford man has been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) and reckless driving in connection with an accident that left two pedestrians dead in Atlantic Highlands on Friday, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Monday.

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