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Police: DWI, Mischief & Missing Meds

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

Arrest

• Linda Vicinio, 50, of Freehold, was arrested on April 11 in the area of Hudson Avenue and charged with DWI (driving while intoxicated) by Patrolman Stanley Balmer.

Incidents

• The theft of medication was reported on April 14 to have occurred sometime between April 3 (when the medication was last seen) and 14.

Patrolman Tanner Shea took the report.

• An incident of criminal mischief was reported to have occurred at the Morford Place parking lot on April 11. The victims reported that an unknown person or persons scratched a parked vehicle around its entire length.

Patrolman Jorge Torres took the report.

 

Police: Bread Thief at Large

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

• An April 4 theft from a Broad Street restaurant was reported on April 8. The victim reported that someone stole her wallet, containing, cash and credit cards, from her purse while at the establishment.

Sgt. Joey Fields took the report.

• A recurring theft at a Maple Avenue delicatessen was reported on April 6. The owner reported that in the past two weeks an unknown person or persons in a white van has pulled up to the deli between the hours of 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. and stolen bread from the bread box outside of the restaurant. The incidents were captured on video tape.

Patrolman Ashon Lovick took the report.

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Fair Haven Police: Borough Business Burglar Nabbed, Connected to String of 30

A Freehold Borough man linked to a Fair Haven business burglary/theft has been linked to a string of more than 30 similar cases spanning Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex counties and is being held at Monmouth County Correctional Institution on $113,000 bail.

Isiah Casrell, 28,  was arrested along with an alleged co-conspirator, Rachael Lovely, 33, of Newark, at 1:30 a.m. on April 5 in Holmdel, police said. The two were allegedly leaving the scene of a commercial burglary there when they “were spotted and stopped on State Route 34 in the area of the border of Aberdeen Township and Marlboro Township by Marlboro Township Police Officer Johnathan Gramcko,” a release said.

The Holmdel burglary was found, by a multi-jurisdictional police task force, to allegedly be one of more than 30 that occurred in the three-county span in the past few months.

Fair Haven Police Detective Stephen Schneider, a member of the task force, said he signed specific complaints against Casrell in connection with the March 19 burglary of Distinctive Toys, 595 River Road.

As a result, Casrell was charged by Fair Haven police alone with: criminal mischief, burglary and theft of movable property. His bail on the Fair Haven charges alone was set at $30,000 with no 10 percent option, set by Judge James M. Newman, according to police.

In addition to the Fair Haven burglary/theft, Casrell, Schneider said in a release, “was responsible for committing numerous commercial burglaries in the following jurisdictions: Marlboro, Howell, Aberdeen, Colts Neck, Holmdel, Ocean Township, Plumsted Township, Old Bridge, Berkeley, Upper Freehold Township, Manalapan and Shrewsbury Borough.”

Concerning the alleged burglaries throughout the three counties committed by Casrell and Lovely, detectives from Monmouth County’s Marlboro, Howell and Holmdel Township police departments charged the two with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of burglary tools, theft, burglary, conspiracy to commit burglary and criminal mischief.

 

Attorney General: Rumson Printer Banned as Vendor of Prescription Blanks

The following is a press release from the NJ Office of the Attorney General:

The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has terminated Rumson-based Nelson Press printing company’s authorization to act as a printer/vendor of prescription blanks.

The Division found the company’s failure to follow security requirements enabled a suspended doctor to allegedly obtain and write unauthorized prescriptions in another physician’s name for oxycodone and other potentially addictive painkillers.

The suspended doctor, Kenneth Lewandowski, of Middletown, was arrested in December 2014 by detectives from the Middletown Township Police Department working with investigators from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and the Division of Consumer Affairs. Lewandowski was charged with multiple counts of conspiracy, forgery, and unlawful practice of medicine, for his alleged role in running a prescription drug ring.

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Police: Alleged Heroin Dealers Busted

The following arrests that occurred between March 20 and April 7 were reported by Middletown police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.

• Andrew Gill, 21, of Willis Avenue in Keansburg , was arrested on March 24 by Detective Keith Hirschbein and charged with possession of heroin, possession of heroin with the intent to distribute, possession of heroin within 500 feet of a public park, unlawful possession of suboxone, possession of a hypodermic syringe, possession of drug paraphernalia and on a contempt of court warrant issued by the Oceanport Municipal Court and a violation of probation warrant issued by the Monmouth County Superior Court.

He was held pending a court date.

• Christopher Gill, 23, of Mercer Avenue in Hazlet, was arrested on March 24 by Detective Keith Hirschbein and charged with possession of heroin, possession of heroin with the intent to distribute, possession of heroin with the intent to distribute within 500 feet of a public park, unlawful possession of suboxone, possession of a hypodermic syringe and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was held on $75,000 bail, set by Judge Richard Thompson.

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Crime & Arresting News Close By: Criminal Mischief, Theft & More

The following recent incidents and arrests were reported by Red Bank police:

Incidents

• An incident of criminal mischief was reported to have occurred sometime between March 30 and 31 at a Monmouth Street business. The business owner reported that an unknown person or persons tampered with the locking mechanism on the front door. No entry was gained.

Patrolman Jhonatan Quispe took the report.

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Arrests Nearby: Marijuana, Criminal Mischief & More

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

• Alexander Prasad, 25, of Manalapan, was arrested on March 25 in the area of Alston Court and charged with possession of a CDS (controlled dangerous substance), under 50 grams of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia by Patrolman John Camarca.

• Trey Rasmussen, 23, of Princeton, was arrested on March 22 in the area of Broad Street and charged with disorderly conduct, criminal mischief and resisting arrest by Patrolman Tanner Shea.

• Tara Thurber-Snyder, 34, of Bradley Beach, was arrested on March 20 in the area of Mechanic Street and charged with defiant trespass by Patrolman Ashon Lovick.

Crime Close By: Theft, Criminal Mischief & More

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

• A incident of criminal mischief was reported to have occurred sometime between March 23 and 24 on an East Front Street building. Someone sprayed graffiti onto the side of the building.

Patrolman Garrett Falco took the report.

• An attempted burglary was reported to have occurred on March 22 at an Alston Court residence.

The victim reported that someone attempted to gain entry to the home, but failed. Police reported that a screen on a rear window of the residence was cut, and there were pry marks on exterior sliding glass doors and bilco doors leading to the basement. No entry was gained.

Sgt. David Hicks took the report.

• A theft was reported to have occurred at a Locust Avenue residence on March 21. The victim reported that someone gained entry into the residence and stole and iPad.

Lt. Robert Kennedy took the report.

• A theft was reported to have occurred at a Chapin Avenue location on March 20. The victim reported that an unknown person or persons stole an iPhone, credit card and debit card from a desk area.

Inv. Jorge Torres took the report.

 

Several Locals Arrested on Contempt of Court Charges

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

• Jeffrey Kowal,18, from Rutledge Drive in Red Bank, was arrested on March 10 on a contempt of court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court.

He was held on $1,000 bail.

• Wayne Carhart, 36, of Church Street in the Belford section of Middletown, was arrested on March 10 by Patrolman Michael Reuter on a contempt of court warrant issued by the Holmdel Municipal Court.

He was held on $2,000 bail.

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Crime Close By: Theft, Criminal Mischief & Burglary

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

• There was a report of a burglary at a White Street business on March 16. An unknown person gained entry by prying a door open and reportedly stole approximately $200 in cash. Several coins and the cash register drawer were on the floor at the scene.

Patrolman Thomas Doremus took the report.

• There was a report of criminal mischief March 15 on Newman Springs Road. The victim reported that someone keyed his parked vehicle.

Patrolman Michael Zadlock took the report.

• There was a report of criminal mischief March 15 on Newman Springs Road. The victim reported that someone keyed his parked vehicle.

Patrolman Michael Zadlock took the report.

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Crime, Arrests Close By: Theft, Heroin Possession & More

The following arrests and incident reports were recently reported by the Red Bank police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.

Incident

• An alleged Jan. 31 theft at the Red Bank Train Station was reported on March 8. The victim told police that on Jan. 31, while exiting the train, he left his backpack, containing a mini iPad, a MacBook Pro computer, computer charger and adapter and clothing. The victim said that he had initially notified NJ Transit, but nothing was ever recovered.

Lt. Robert Kennedy took the report.

Arrests 

• Rahsaan Riddick, 21, of Long Branch, was arrested by Patrolman Benjamin Springer on March 10 in the area of Catherine Street and charged with resisting arrest, obstructing the administration of the law and disorderly conduct.

• Jeffrey Bogart, 40, of Red Bank, was arrested by Patrolman Sean Hauschildt on March 8 in the area of Monmouth Street and charged with: possession of heroin, a controlled dangerous substance (CDS); possession of drug paraphernalia; and resisting arrest.

• Andrew Fitzpatrick, 23, of Shrewsbury, was arrested by Sgt. David Hicks on March 8 in the area of W. Bergen Place and charged with: driving while intoxicated (DWI); possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), under 50 grams of marijuana; and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

Crime Close By: Drug Possession, Assault & More

The following arrests were made by Middletown police between Feb. 24 and March 9. An arrest does not constitute a conviction. 

• Ryan Fisher, 34, ofHarborview Drive, Atlantic Highlands, was arrested on Feb. 25 by Detective Daniel Sullivan on a contempt of court issued by the Keansburg Municipal Court and was charged with possession of a hypodermic syringe and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was held on $500 bail.

• Joseph Hosking, 37, of Ginger Court, Eatontown, was arrested on Feb. 26 by Patrolman Charles Higgins and charged with possession of a hypodermic syringe and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was released pending a court date.

• Connor Mahan, 20, of Forest Avenue, Middletown, was arrested on Feb. 27 by Patrolman James Beirne and charged with possession of a hypodermic syringe, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of heroin.

He was released pending a court date.

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