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Man Arrested on Child Custody Interference, Criminal Restraint, Drug Charges; $55K Bail

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

• Talia Lopez, 24, of Easton Avenue in Somerset, was arrested on Aug. 25 by Patrolman Patrick Leonard and charged with driving while intoxicated.

She was released pending a court date.

• Paige Padla,19, of Statesir Place in Middletown, was arrested on Aug. 25 by Patrolman Raymond Sofield and charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana.

She was released pending a court date.

• Emanuel Papasavvas, 41, of King George Apartments in Edison, was arrested on Aug. 25 by Detective Kelly Godley and Patrolman John Walsifer and charged with interference with custody, endangering the welfare of a child, criminal restraint, unlawful possession of Xanax, unlawful possession of Suboxone and distribution of Xanax.

He was held on $55,000 bail, set by Judge John Tassini of the Monmouth County Superior Court.

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Police: Two Area Men Arrested in Heroin, Crack Cocaine Bust

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

• Ryan Holfer, 26, of Rutledge Drive in Middletown, was arrested on Aug. 4 by Patrolman Richard Fulham and charged with possession of heroin, possession of crack cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and receiving stolen property.

He was held on $23,500 bail, set by Judge Richard Thompson.

• Taylor Hendricks, 28, of Rutledge Drive in Middletown, was arrested on Aug. 4 by Patrolman Richard Fulham and charged with possession of heroin, possession of crack cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was held on $21,000 bail, set by Judge Richard Thompson.

• On Aug. 3, Patrolman Kent Thornton arrested a 17-year-old male juvenile from Middletown and charged him with criminal mischief.

He was released pending a court date.

• On Aug. 3, Patrolman Raymond Sofield arrested a 17-year-old male juvenile form Eatontown and charged him with simple assault.

He was released pending a court date.

• Brooke Elliott, 20, of Hudson Avenue in Atlantic Highlands, was arrested on Aug. 5 by Patrolman Michael Reuter and charged with driving while intoxicated.

She was released pending a court date.

• Huseyin Colak, 40, of Brookside Drive in the Belford section of Middletown, was arrested on Aug. 5 by Patrolman Christopher Menendez and charged with simple assault.

He was held on $2,500 bail, set by Judge Richard Thompson.

• Christopher Sclavunos, 35, of Frazee Avenue in Keansburg, was arrested on Aug. 5 by Detective First Class Kelly Godley.

He was held on $10,000 bail, set by Judge Richard Thompson.

• Daniel Taylor, 26, of Cedar Avenue in Middletown, was arrested on Aug. 6 by Patrolman Antonio Ciccone and charged with stalking.

He was held on $2,500 bail, set by Judge Richard Thompson.

• James Behne, 46, of Pinebrook Road in Eatontown, was arrested on Aug. 9 by Patrolman Stephen Greenwood and charged with driving while intoxicated and refusal to submit to taking of breath samples.

He was released pending a court date.

• Jenny Taveras, 32, of Clover Road in Maple Shade, was arrested on August 11 by Interim Sgt. Charles Higgins and charged with driving while intoxicated.

She was released pending a court date.

• On Aug. 11, Patrolman Frank Mazza arrested a 17-year-old male juvenile from Red Bank, and charged him with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of fireworks.

He was released pending a court date.

Police: Alleged Heroin Dealer Busted; $20K Bail

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

• Gary Close, 43, of 10th Avenue in the Belford section of Middletown, was arrested on July 20 by Patrolman Adam Colfer and charged with possession of cocaine, possession of under 50 grams of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and on a contempt of court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court.

He was held on $13,000 bail, set by Judge Richard Thompson.

• Jose Bonilla, 44, of Laurel Avenue in Keansburg, was arrested on July 20 by Detective Keith Hirschbein and charged with possession of heroin, possession of hypodermic syringe, possession of drug paraphernalia and loitering to obtain a controlled dangerous substance.

He was released pending a court date.

• Jonathon Hamill, 28, of Baskenridge Drive in Middletown, was arrested on July 20 by Detective Daniel Sullivan and charged with possession of heroin, possession of heroin with the intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of hypodermic syringe.

He was held on $22,000 bail, set by Judge Richard Thompson.

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Police: Area Man Arrested on Burglary, Theft, Conspiracy Charges; $22.5K Bail

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

• Kristie Lepard, 24, of Kentucky Avenue in Middletown, was arrested on June 18 by Patrolman Adam Colfer and charged with possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.

She was released pending a court date.

• Philip Mathew, 37, of Shannon Way in Trevose, PA, was arrested on June 18 by Patrolman Thomas Hughes of the Anti-Crime Unit and charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana.

He was released pending a court date.

• Boby George, 36, of Laramie Road in Philadelphia, PA, was arrested on June 18 by Patrolman Thomas Hughes of the Anti-Crime Unit and charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana.

He was released pending a court date.

• Alexander Green, 20, of Wesley Avenue in Atlantic Highlands, was arrested on June 18 by Detective William Strohkirch and charged with burglary, theft and conspiracy.

He was held on $22,500 bail, set by Judge Richard Thompson.

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Rumson Police Make Several DWI Arrests

The following May and June arrests were made and reported by the Rumson police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.

Arrests

• Special Officer Class II Morse arrested Timothy J. Hill, 40, of Little Silver, on May 3 in the area of Rumson and Seven Bridges Road in Little Silver and charged him with DWI (driving while intoxicated). Hill was released pending court.

• Special Officer Class II Morse arrested Lea C. Brantly, 30, of Rumson, on May 10 in the area of the Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge and charged her with DWI (driving while intoxicated). She was released pending court.

• Patrolman Lovgren arrested Christopher P. Merker, 23, of Atlantic Highlands, on May 13 on the Oceanic Bridge and charged him with contempt of court (COC). He was released after posting $310 bail.

• Patrolman Torres arrested Julia Concannon, 20, of Shrewsbury, on May 31 in the area of Navesink Avenue and Ridge Road and charged her with DWI (driving while intoxicated). Concannon was released pending court.

• Special Officer Class II Morse arrested Kristy Leight, 33, of Rumson, on June 14 in the area of Rumson Road and Sailor’s Way and charged her with DWI (driving while intoxicated). Leight was released pending court.

• Special Officer Class II Morse arrested Drew Flynn, 40, of Rumson, on June 18 and charged him with DWI (driving while intoxicated) and possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana. He was released pending court.

• Patrolman Lovgren arrested Robert Piwko, 38, of Jackson, on June 19 and charged him with COC (contempt of court). Piwko was released to the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Department in lieu of $29,426 bail.

• Patrolman Torres arrested Thomas Cozzens, 26, of Annandale, on June 29 and charged him with DWI (driving while intoxicated).  Cozzens was released pending court.

 

Police: Local Woman Arrested on Theft by Deception Charges; $40K Bail

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

•Maximillian Paredes,18, of Third Avenue in Atlantic Highlands, was arrested on May 31 by Police Officer Stephanie Geisel and charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was released pending a court date.

• Matthew Callori, 24, of Hilda Court in Red Bank, was arrested on May 30 by Cpl. Mark Ward and charged with simple assault, terroristic threats and criminal mischief.

He was held on $8,000 bail.

• Debra Debenedetto, 43, of Wedgewood Circle in the Belford section of Middletown, was arrested on May 30 by Police Officer Stephanie Geisel and charged with simple assault.

She was released pending a court date.

• Gary Spann, 52, of Linden Avenue in Red Bank, was arrested on May 30 by Patrolman Brady Carr and charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was released pending a court date.

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Police: Two Arrests Involving Heroin Possession, $15K Bail

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

• Obinna Okafor, 38, of North 9th Street in Newark, was arrested on May 22 and charged with theft by Detective Keith Hirschbein.

He was released pending a court date.

• Kirsten Miller, 20, of Concord Avenue in the Leonardo section of Middletown, was arrested on May 19 and charged with shoplifting from the Foodtown store by Patrolman Savvas Roumeliotis.

She was released pending a court date.

• Bryan McKee, 25, of Pedee Place in Middletown, was arrested on May 22 by Patrolman Jesse Toma and charged with obstructing the administration of law.

He was released pending a court date.

• Jake Fritzler, 23, of North Monticello Avenue in Chicago, IL, was arrested on May 22 by Sergeant Donald Coates and charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was released pending a court date.

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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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Arresting News: Teen Faces Heroin, Weapons Possession Charges & More

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

• Dawn Coughlin, 53, of Leonardville Road in the Belford section of Middletown, was arrested March 11 by Police Officer Erica Weeks and charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and terroristic threats.

She was held on $5,000 bail, set by Judge Richard Thompson.

• David Keator, 55, of Western Reach in Red Bank, was arrested on March 11 by Police Officer Lisa Vreeland and charged with driving while intoxicated.

He was released pending a court date.

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Police: Major Drug Bust, $59K Bail

The following recent arrests were reported by the Middletown police. Arrests do not constitute convictions. 

• Michael Olski, 49, of Atlantic Avenue in Middletown, was arrested on Feb. 12 by Patrolman Kent Thornton and charged with simple assault.

He was released pending a court date.

• Dennis Knapp, 44, of Highland Avenue in the Leonardo section of Middletown was arrested on Feb. 11 by Police Officer Stephanie Geisel and charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, terroristic threats, possession of under 50 grams of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was held on $67,500 bail, set by Judge Richard Thompson.

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Crime Close By: DWI, Theft, Assault & More

The following arrests were reported by Middletown Township police. Arrests do not constitute convictions.

• Michael Simonelli, 19, of Hosford Avenue in Middletown, was arrested on Jan. 26 by Patrolman Brian McGrogan and charged with  simple assault.

He was held on $2,500.00 bail with a 10 percent option.

• Albert Freeman, 49, of Maida Terrace in Middletown, was arrested on Jan. 27 by Patrolman William Rodewald and charged with terroristic threats and harassment.

He was held on $5,000 bail with a 10 percent option set by Judge Richard Thompson.

• Kristen Ruff, 28, of East Avenue in Atlantic Highlands, was arrested on Jan. 28, 2015 by Police Officer Stephanie Geisel and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI).

She was released pending a court date.

• Bryan Greten, 25, of North Park Avenue in West Keansburg,  was arrested on Jan. 28 by Patrolman Richard Belmonte and charged with disorderly conduct.

He was released pending a court date.

• Anthony Spero, 58, of Clinton Avenue in Middletown, was arrested on Jan. 31 by Patrolman James Beirne and charged with simple assault.

He was released pending a court date.

• Kathleen Marisco, 37, of Alpine Terrace in Neptune, was arrested on Jan. 31 by Cpl. Thomas Meckier and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI).

She was released pending a court date.

• Darryl Pineda, 33, of West Garfield Avenue in Atlantic Highlands, was arrested on Jan. 30 by Cpl. James Keenan and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI).

He was released pending a court date.

• Alex Bahr, age 24, of Oakes Avenue in the Belford section of Middletown, was arrested on Jan. 30 by Patrolman Ian May and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI).

He was released pending a court date.

• Alissa Algarin, 48, of Portland Road in Highlands,was arrested on Feb. 1 by Patrolman Patrick Leonard and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI).

She was released pending a court date.

• On Jan. 31, Patrolman Nicholas Haines arrested a 17-year-old male juvenile from Middletown and charged him with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was released pending a court date.

• Morgan Mazza, 20, of Spring Garden Road in the Lincroft section of Middletown, was arrested on Feb. 1 by Patrolman John Soltysik and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI).

She was released pending a court date.

• On Feb. 1, Patrolman Patrick Leonard arrested a 17-year-old male juvenile from the Belford section of Middletown and charged him with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana, underage possession of alcohol and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.

He was released pending a court date.

• On Feb. 1, Patrolman Patrick Leonard arrested a 16-year-old male juvenile from the Leonardo section of Middletown and charged him with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and underage possession of alcohol.

He was released pending a court date.

• Gregory Wolf, 50, of Fairview Drive in Middletown, was arrested on Feb. 2 by Lt. Paul Bailey and charged with driving while suspended for a driving while intoxicated offense.

He was released pending a court date.

• Alexander Giuriceo, 20, of Greenfield Way in the Belford section of Middletown, was arrested on Feb. 2 by Detective Keith Hirschbein and charged with receiving stolen property.

He was held on $2,500.00 bail.

• Luis Espinoza-Hernandez, 23, of Cedar Street in Red Bank, was arrested on Feb. 2 by Patrolman Michael Heaton and charged with shoplifting from the Sears store on Route 35.

He was held on $2,500 bail, set by Judge Richard Thompson.

• Alfredo Flores-Oliveras, 28, of Cedar Street in Red Bank, was arrested on Feb. 2 by Patrolman Michael Heaton and charged with shoplifting from the Sears store on Route 35.

He was held on $2,500 bail, set by Judge Richard Thompson.

• Mark Fusco, 49, of Bay Hill Road in the Leonardo section of Middletown, was arrested on Feb. 4 by Patrolman Michael Reuter and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI).

He was released pending a court date.

• Joseph Mullally, 47, of Martins Lane in Middletown, was arrested on Feb. 4 by Patrolman Nicholas Haines and charged with simple assault and harassment.

He was held on $5,000 bail with a 10 percent option, set by Judge Richard Thompson.

• Doris Harris, 56, of Locust Street in Cliffwood, was arrested on Feb. 7 by Corporal Bernie Chenoweth and charged with defrauding a drug urine test.

She was held pending a court date.

• Christopher Rizzolo, 33, of Monument Street in Freehold, was arrested on Feb. 7 by Cpl. Bernie Chenoweth and charged with defrauding a drug test.

He was held pending a court date.

• James Mauro, 61, of Route 322 in Swedesboro, was arrested on Feb. 7 by Patrolman Jesse Toma and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI).

He was released pending a court date.

• Alexander Green, 20, of Wesley Avenue in Atlantic Highlands, was arrested on Feb. 9 by Patrolman Brian Dilworth and charged with unlawful possession of prescription medication, theft, burglary, and credit card theft.

He was held on $122,500 bail set by Judge Richard Thompson.

• Robert Montalbano, 19, of Brandywine Lane in Colts Neck, ws arrested on Feb. 8 by Police Officer Stephanie Geisel and charged with unlawful possession of alprazolam, disorderly conduct, possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with evidence.

He was held on $10,000 bail with a 10 percent option set by Judge Richard Thompson.

• Sean Figaro, 20, of Garfield Avenue in the Belford section of Middletown, was arrested on Feb. 8 by Patrolman Brady Carr and charged with simple assault.

He was released after posting $2,500 bail with a 10 percent option, set by Judge Richard Thompson.

• Wayne Hegel, 54, of Palmer Avenue in Middletown, was arrested on Feb. 9 by Patrolman Ryan Riffert and charged with criminal mischief and obstructing the administration of law.

He was held on $3,500 bail, set by Judge Richard Thompson.