Category Archives: Crime

Prosecutor: Neighbor Charged in Keansburg Girl’s Murder

An upstairs neighbor is charged with the murder of 11-year-old Abbiegail Smith in Keansburg and ordered to be held with out bail at an initial appearance on Friday, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

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U.S. Attorney: Monmouth County Man Pleads Guilty to Heroin Trafficking

A senior member of a large-scale drug trafficking organization has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute heroin throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties as well as elsewhere in New Jersey,  Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced.

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Prosecutor: Area Man Found Guilty of Attempted Murder

After a five-week trial, a Monmouth County jury found a 28-year-old area man guilty of first-degree attempted murder and facing anywhere from 20 years to life in prison in connection with an April 2014 shooting in Red Bank, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced on Tuesday.

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Prosecutor: Fugitive Area Cop Nabbed in North Carolina

A former Asbury Park police officer, who has been listed as a fugitive from justice since he failed to appear for his criminal trial last week, is in federal custody after being captured without incident this morning in North Carolina, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Wednesday.

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Prosecutor: Monmouth Man Gets 16 Years for Shooting Death

A Monmouth County man was sentenced Monday to 16 years in a New Jersey state prison for a December 2015 shooting death, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

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Prosecutor: Former Shore Regional Business Administrator Pleads Guilty to Theft Charges

The former business administrator for the Shore Regional High School District pleaded guilty on Monday to a series of charges related to the theft of school funds, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

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Prosecutor: Monmouth County Man Arrested, Charged with Child Porn

A three-month investigation culminated in the Friday arrest of a Monmouth County man who was charged with possession and distribution of child pornography, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Tuesday.

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Prosecutor: Area Couple Indicted in February Murder

An area couple has been indicted on several charges and could face life in prison in connection with the February murder of Trupal Patel whose body was discovered on the side of the road in Shark River Park, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Monday.

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Prosecutor: Life Sentence Without Parole Sought in Sarah Stern Murder Case

Because of “aggravating factors” associated with the not guilty plea entered at a Monday morning arraignment by 19-year-old defendant Liam McAtasney in the Sarah Stern murder case, the state will now pursue a life sentence for the teen without parole, a released statement from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office said.

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Prosecutor: One Guilty Plea in Sarah Stern Murder

As part of a plea agreement, one of two area teen suspects implicated in the Sarah Stern murder agreed to testify against the co-defendant in exchange for a guilty plea to seven charges, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni said in a released statement.

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Prosecutor: Barricaded Area Man Arrested on Warrant for Assault, Weapons Charges

A 38 year-old Tinton Falls man who had an outstanding warrant on the charges of third-degree aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, was arrested Tuesday afternoon after he barricaded himself in a home and hid in the attic, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced.

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