The following recent criminal incidents and arrests were reported by Red Bank police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.
The following January arrests and criminal incidents were reported by Fair Haven police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.
The following arrests and criminal incident reports were reported by Fair Haven police for the month of October. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.
• Leobardo Martinez, 25, of Somerset, was arrested on Oct. 25 and charged with possession of marijuana by Patrolman Brooks Robinson following a motor vehicle stop.
Martinez was released pending a Fair Haven Municipal Court appearance.
• Melissa Neczesny, 53, of Fair Haven, was charged with simple assault and disorderly conduct on Oct. 16 after being involved in a physical altercation with another female outside of a local establishment. Patrolman Dwayne Reevey was the arresting officer.
She was processed and released pending a court appearance.
The following recent arrests were made and reported by Red Bank police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.
• Alexander Gaita, 24, of Middletown, was arrested on July 2 in the area of Morford Place and charged with hindering apprehension, possession of a CDS (under 50 grams of marijuana), receiving stolen property and contempt of court by Patrolman John Camarca.
• A juvenile male, 13, of Red Bank was arrested on July 1 in the area of E. Westside Avenue and charged with possession of a CDS (under 50 grams of marijuana) by Patrolman Nicholas Maletto.
• Sayyied Rida, 36, of Middletown was arrested on July 1 in the area of River Street on a contempt of court charge by Ptl. Nicholas Maletto.
• James Gaudio, 18, of the Lincroft section of Middletown, Michael Walker, 18, of Middletown, Dominic Carrea,18, of the Leonardo section of Middletown, and Cameron Docherty, 18, of Middletown, were arrested on July 1 in the area of Bridge Avenue and charged with possession of a CDS (under 50 grams of marijuana), and possession of drug paraphernalia by Patrolman George Travostino.
An area teen is facing drug dealing and possession charges.
On April 23, Robert Fiore, 18, of Walling Street in the Belford section of Middletown, was arrested by Middletown police and charged with: possession of more than 50 grams of marijuana, possession with over 50 grams of marijuana with the intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to a release from Middletown police.
Police said that they were called to investigate an “occupied suspicious vehicle, a tan Mazda Protege, parked in the street with no license plates,” according to the release.
Upon approaching the vehicle, the officers reported that they found Fiore holding a bag of marijuana. Fiore was placed under arrest and police searched the vehicle.
As a result of the search, police said they found “a large bag containing more marijuana as well as drug paraphernalia.” In addition, the release said, they found Fiore to be in possession of $2,100 in cash.
The $2,100 was seized and the car was seized for forfeiture.
Fiore was released on his own recognizance.
Officers Michael Heaton and Richard Belmonte made the arrest.
The following recent incidents and arrests were reported by Red Bank police:
• 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.