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Police: Major Heroin Bust

A six-month investigation culminated in a major heroin bust at a Middletown home, dubbed by Police Chief Craig Webber “a very successful operation.”

On Oct. 16 the Middletown Police Department executed a search warrant at a Rutledge Drive residence. The search warrant was the result of a six-month investigation led by detectives Keith Hirschbein and Daniel Sullivan into the illegal sale of heroin from the home.

As a result of the warrant, police arrested:

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Police: Contempt Arrest; $100K Bail & More

The following recent contempt of court arrests were made and reported by Middletown police:

• Thomas Menendez, 51, of Geary Drive in Middletown, was arrested on Oct. 5 by Patrolman Greg Buhowski on a contempt of court warrant issued by the Perth Amboy Municipal Court.

He was held on $100,000 bail.

• Scott Horst, 36, of Ralph Street in Belleville, was arrested on Oct. 4 by Patrolman Thomas Hughes for violation of a court order.

He was held on $2,500 bail, set by Judge Bauman of the Monmouth County Superior Court.

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Police Make Arrests on Cocaine Dealing, Possession, Aggravated Assault, Weapons Charges

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

• Garrett Doyle, 50, of New York, NY, was arrested on Oct. 5 in the area of Bodman Place and charged with disorderly conduct by Patrolman Nicholas Maletto.

• Patrick Brady, 62, of New York, NY, was arrested on Oct. 5 in the area of Bodman Place and charged with disorderly conduct by Patrolman Jhonatan Quispe.

• Jahvon Wells-Bailey, 28, of Keansburg, was arrested on Oct. 4 in the area of Bank Street and charged with possession of a CDS (cocaine), possession of a CDS (cocaine) with intent to distribute, possession of a CDS on or near school property, possession of a CDS (cocaine) within 500 feet of a park or public housing, and obstructing administration of the law by Patrolman Nicholas Maletto.

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Police Arrest Several on Contempt Charges

The following recent arrests on contempt of court warrants were made and reported by Middletown police:

• Christopher Ditursi, 50, of Deepdale Drive in Middletown, was arrested on Sept. 25 by Patrolman Joseph Alhemeyer on a contempt of court warrant issued by the Monmouth County Superior Court.

He was held pending a court date.

• Shakie Johnson, 18, of Shephard Avenue in East Orange, was arrested on Sept. 24 by Patrolman Brady Carr on a contempt of court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court.

He was held on $1,000 bail.

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Police Report Robbery Arrest, $250K Bail; Drug Possession & Dealing, Weapons Charges & More

The following recent arrests were made and reported by Middletown police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.

• Jaymere Verrett, 24, of Main Street in the Belford section of Middletown, was arrested on Sept. 24 by Detective Daniel Sullivan and charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana.

He was released pending a court date.

• Varashon McQueen, 45, of Main Street in the Belford section of Middletown, was arrested on Sept. 24 by Detective Keith Hirschbein and charged with aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

She was released after posting $30,000 bail with a 10 percent option.

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Police Report Criminal Mischief, Shoplifting

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

• There was a report of criminal mischief in the area of Windingbrook Way on Sept. 29. The victim reported that someone removed a street sign and discarded it in a wooded lot.

Patrolman Joseph Barnicle is investigating.

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Police Report Theft, Fraud

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

Criminal Incidents

• There was a report of an identity theft in the area of Yale Boulevard on Sept. 21. The victim reported that someone fraudulently obtained and used credit in their name without consent.

Patrolman Ralph Latham is investigating.

• There was a report of a theft in the area of Beechtree Lane on Sept. 19. The victim reported that property valued at $329 (which was later recovered by Shrewsbury police) was stolen.

Patrolman Derek Myers is investigating.

 

Contempt of Court Arrests

• Luis F. Couto, 33, of Newark was arrested on Sept. 21 in the area of Shrewsbury Avenue on a contempt of court warrant by Special Law Enforcement Officer Jeffrey Kless.

• Merlandia Narcisse, 21, of Asbury Park was arrested on Sept. 22 in the area of Broad Street on a contempt of court warrant by Special Law Enforcement Officer Jeffrey Kless.

Police Report Theft, Burglary, Criminal Mischief, DWI, Drugs

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

Criminal incidents

• An incident of criminal mischief was reported to have occurred at a Waverly Place residence on Sept. 15. The victim reported that someone tampered with the front door lock and dead bolt, causing damage.

Patrolman Dawn Shield took the report.

• A theft was reported to have occurred at Riverview Plaza on Sept. 15. The victim reported that while in the emergency room of the hospital, two prescription bottles containing medication and her social security card were stolen from her pocketbook.

Patrolman Kristin Altimari took the report.

• A theft was reported to have occurred on Sept. 17 at a South Street residence. The caller reported that within the past 10 days, someone stole an antique armoire from the barn on her property.

Patrolman Gary Watson took the report.

• A robbery was reported to have occurred on Bridge Avenue on Sept. 18. There was a report of six black males assaulting three Hispanic people. Cash was reportedly stolen from the victims’ pockets and the perpetrators fled on foot.

Patrolman Benjamin Springer took the report.

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Police Report Burglary, Arrest on Prohibited Weapons Charge & More

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

Criminal Incidents

• There was a report of a burglary in the area of White Street on Sept. 12. The victim reported that someone entered a residence and stole property, leaving $1,680 worth of damages.

Patrolman Ralph Latham is investigating.

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Police: Report of Terroristic Threats & More

The following recent reports of a criminal incident and arrests were made by Shrewsbury police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.

Crime 

• There was a complaint of terroristic threats in the area of Parker Place on Sept. 9. The victim reported getting harassing messages from an unknown person.

Patrolman Matthew Clark is investigating.

Arrests

• Roosevelt McDonald III, 33, of Asbury Park, was arrested on Sept. 3 on a contempt of court warrant in the area o f Shrewsbury Avenue by Patrolman Tracy Polk.

• James L. Dotts, 38, of Long Branch, was arrested Sept. 9 on a contempt of court warrant in the area of Sycamore Avenue by Patrolman Mary Ellen Rumola.

• Lamecca Ellenwood, 28, of Asbury Park, was arrested on Sept. 10 and charged with shoplifting and contempt of court in the area of Broad Street by Patrolman Mary Ellen Rumola.

• Shalonda Robinson, 43, of Ocean Grove, was arrested on Sept. 10 and charged with shoplifting in the area of Broad Street by Patrolman Mary Ellen Rumola.

• Nikeya T. Anderson, 28, of Neptune, was arrested on Sept. 10 and charged with shoplifting and contempt of court in the area of Broad Street by Patrolman Mary Ellen Rumola.

• Tracey E. Ashe, 37, of Tinton Falls, was arrested on Sept. 11 on a contempt of court warrant in the area of Sycamore Avenue by Patrolman Joseph Barnicle.

 

Police Report Burglary, Theft, Criminal Mischief

The following recent criminal incidents were reported by Red Bank police:

• An incident of criminal mischief was reported on Aug. 28 at a Chestnut Street residence. The victim reported that someone damaged a front door handle.

Patrolman Michael Zadlock took the report.

• A burglary was reported to have occurred on Aug. 30 at a West Sunset Avenue residence. Someone reportedly entered the residence and stole cash.

Patrolman Ashon Lovick took the report.

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Area Man Arrested on Cocaine Dealing, Weapons Charges; $100K Bail

A press release from Red Bank police:

On Friday morning, the Red Bank Police Department executed a narcotics search warrant at a South Pearl Street residence.

The search warrant was issued following a month long investigation by Lt.Robert Clayton into sales of narcotics from the home.

Police charged Marcus A. Rice, 32, of South Pearl Street with: possession of CDS (cocaine), possession with intent to distribute, possession with intent to distribute in a school zone, possession of narcotic paraphernalia, unlawful possession of a handgun, and possession of a handgun while committing a narcotics offense.

Rice was committed to Monmouth County Correctional Institution in lieu of bail set at $101,500.

* An arrest does not constitute a conviction.