Category Archives: Regional Interest

Monmouth U Begins Pollution Study of Surfing Beaches

Monmouth University scientists and students have begun a yearlong study on the linkage between rainfall and microbial pollution at surfing beaches in New Jersey including Asbury Park, Deal and Long Branch. The work will be conducted through a $30,000 contract with the Surfers’ Environmental Alliance (SEA). 

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Prosecutor: Corrections Officer Facing Sexual Misconduct Charges

A Monmouth County corrections officer has been arrested and charged with engaging in sexual contact with an inmate at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Wednesday.

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Prosecutor: 24-Year-Old Found Guilty of Attempted Murder in 2015 Shooting of Police Officer

A Monmouth County man has been found guilty of attempted murder and associated charges in connection with the 2015 shooting of an Asbury Park police officer, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Monday.

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Prosecutor: Arrest Made in 2017 ‘Real Housewives’ Actress’s Home Invasion

Authorities have arrested one of two suspects sought in the 2017 Holmdel home invasion robbery of David Cantin and his fiancée Claudine “Dina” Manzo, The Real Housewives of New Jersey actress, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Friday.

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Prosecutor: Man Pleads Guilty to Fatal 2016 VFW Shooting

A Monmouth County man has pleaded guilty to first-degree aggravated manslaughter for his role in the fatal April 2016 shooting at a Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) post following a funeral repast, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Wednesday. 

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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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