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Rumson Police: Alleged Car Burglars, Thieves Nabbed After Fleeing Rumson Garage

After fleeing a Rumson garage early Tuesday morning and speeding  through four area towns in a stolen car, three alleged car burglars/thieves were arrested after they were found on foot off the Garden State Parkway near the abandoned stolen vehicle in which they were traveling, Rumson police said in a released statement.

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Police Report: Theft, Aggravated Assault, DWI, Defiant Trespass, Drug Possession, Disorderly, Criminal Mischief

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

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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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Prosecutor: Pedestrian Dies from Injuries Sustained in Sunday Accident

A 52-year old female died as a result of being struck by a motor vehicle on Sunday evening in Marlboro, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

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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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Area DWI Checkpoint Slated for Saturday

A DWI checkpoint is set to run from Saturday night through early Sunday morning in Shrewsbury, the Monmouth County DWI Task Force announced.

The checkpoint, which will be set up in the Shrewsbury Plaza parking lot at Route 35 (Broad Street) and Shrewsbury Avenue, will run from 9 p.m. on Saturday through 2 a.m. on Sunday.

Vehicles will be pulled into the plaza lot from southbound lanes and drivers will be checked to determine whether or not they are under the influence of alcohol and/or any controlled dangerous substances and impaired, Task Force Coordinator and Brielle Police Chief Michael Palmer said.

The checkpoint is a coordinated effort between task force members and Shrewsbury police.

 

Police Report: Theft, Disorderly, DWI, Assault, CDS Possession, Defiant Trespass

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

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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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