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Prosecutor: Two Asbury Cops Face Additional Misconduct, Vandalism Charges

A suspended Asbury Park police officer and a former special law enforcement officer are now facing additional charges in connection with two separate September vandalism incidents, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

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Fair Haven Police Report: DWI, Heroin Possession & Dealing, Theft, Vandalism

The following September criminal incidents and arrests were reported by Fair Haven police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.

Criminal Incidents

• An act of vandalism was reported on Sept. 8 after unknown juveniles reportedly shattered the glass door to the Fair Haven Community Center.

Patrolman Eric Patton took the report.

Arrests

• Darrell Livingston, 52, of Red Bank, on Sept. 27 and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI), refusal to submit to a breathalyzer and other motor vehicle violations by Patrolman William Lagrotteria.

• While on patrol on Sept. 25, Sgt. Steven Schneider found two bicycles parked along a house under construction. While out investigating, he saw juveniles running away from the scene. Sgt. Schneider located several items left by the juveniles, including controlled dangerous substances (CDS/drugs). The juveniles were later identified and reports turned over to the juvenile division.

• Matthew J. Mago, 23, of Middletown, was arrested on Sept. 24 by Cpl. John Koetzner following a motor vehicle accident and charged with obstruction, resisting arrest, possession of a hypodermic needle, possession of heroin and possession with the intent to distribute. He was also issued several motor vehicle summonses.

He was transported to Monmouth County Correctional Institution in Freehold.  

• Douglas Batting, 76, of Little Silver, was arrested on Sept. 13 and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) and other motor vehicle violations by Sgt. Jesse Dykstra.

• Anthony J. Valletta, 65, of Middletown, was arrested on Sept. 3 and charged with stealing items from the Wash House Laundromat by Detective Dwayne Reevey.

Prosecutor: Two Cops Face Charges Related to Vandalism Incidents

Two police officers are facing multiple charges relating to two separate vandalism incidents, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

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Fair Haven Police Report: Assault by Auto, Fraud, Vandalism, Identity Theft

The following June and May criminal incidents and arrests were reported by Fair Haven police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.

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Police: Fair Haven Man Charged in Graffiti Spree

A young Fair Haven man has been arrested on charges stemming from a graffiti vandalism spree in the area.

Joseph D. Horner, 21, was arrested on Jan. 15 and charged with six counts of criminal mischief after an investigation by Fair Haven Police Detective Stephen Schneider

The incidents, according to police, spanned from Jan. 3 to 15 when police got reports of vandalism to six locations in the borough, police said.

Places vandalized were: Two Rivers Water Reclamation Authority (TRWRA), Raven and the Peach restaurant on River Road, a Red Bank Recycling dumpster on Church Street, a Verizon box on Fair Haven Road, Fair Haven Borough Hall and a TRWRA substation on Fair Haven Road.

Red Bank recycling dumpster on Church St., TRWRA substation on Fair Haven Rd, Verizon box on Fair Haven Rd.

Horner was issued a summons pending a Fair Haven Municipal Court appearance.

Rumson Police Report Jewelry Theft, Vandalism, Stolen Construction Equipment

The following criminal incidents for the months of August and September were reported by Rumson police:

• Patrolman Anthony Ciambrone took a report on Aug. 7 of the theft of a bicycle valued at $500 from a Ward Avenue resident.

• Patrolman Cody Lovgren took a report on Aug. 14 of vandalism to a motor vehicle from a Forrest Avenue resident.

•  Patrolman Anthony Ciambrone took a report on Aug. 17 of the theft of construction equipment valued at $1,500 from a Buttonwood Lane job site.

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Rumson Police Report Theft, Vandalism, Fraud

Rumson police reported the following criminal incidents for the month of July:

• Sgt. Ronald Vilardi on July 9 took a report of the theft of an I-pod valued at $199, from an East River Road resident.

• Special Officer Shannon McCurdy on July 10 took a report of vandalism to a vehicle in the area of Blackpoint Road and Rosalie Avenue. The complainant advised that the the rear window of his vehicle had been broken overnight.

• Sgt. Peter Koenig on July 16 took a report of a fraudulent tax return filed to the IRS using the personal information of a Bruce Place resident. The incident will be forwarded to the IRS fraud department.

• Patrolman Richard Torres on July 29 took a report of the theft of a set of golf clubs from the front of an Island Road home. Total loss approximately $1,500.

• Patrolman Richard Torres on July 31 took a report of vandalism to numerous mailboxes on Warren Street.

• Special Officer Michael Berger on July 31 took a report for a theft from a parked vehicle in the area of 41 Bellevue Avenue. The victim advised that his wallet and briefcase were taken from his unlocked vehicle. Subsequent use of the victim’s credit cards in Irvington were referred to the detective bureau.

Rumson Police Report Theft, Fraud, Vandalism

The following criminal incidents were reported by Rumson police: 

• Sgt. Boyer took a report on June 22 of fraudulent charges on a PayPal account from a Blackpoint Road resident. Total loss of $1571.

• Patrolman Ciambrone took a report on June 22 of theft by deception from a Navesink Avenue resident. Total loss of $2140. The matter was turned over to Detective Christopher Isherwood.

• Patrolman Ciambrone took a report on June 18 of vandalism to a mailbox from a resident on North Park Avenue.

• Special Officer Maggiulli took a report on June 15 of an internet scam from an Oak Lane resident. Fraudulent checks were intercepted by the bank before a loss occurred.

• Patrolman Gaynor took a report on June 8 of credit card fraud from a Washington Avenue resident.

• Headquarters received a report on June 5 of approximately $600 worth of lawn damage on a Wardell Avenue property from an unknown vehicle.

• Sgt. Koenig took a report on June 4 of theft of services totaling $600 in unpaid wages from an employer.

• Patrolman Campanella took a report on June 3 of vandalism to mailboxes on Riverside Drive.

• Detective Christopher Isherwood took a report on June 1 of a theft of cash and goods from a business on East River Road.

• Patrolman Schneider took a report on May 8 of a fraudulent tax return filed to the IRS. Information was turned over to the IRS investigations unit.

• Patrolman Torres took a report on May 16 of the vandalism of numerous mailboxes in the area of Post Road and Brookside Drive.

• Special Officer Class II Morse took a report on May 25 of wire fraud from a Waterman Avenue resident with a loss of $1000.

• Sgt. Koenig took a report on May 26 of a fraudulent tax return filed to the IRS. Information turned over to the IRS investigations unit.

• Patrolman Torres on May 29 took a report of a hit and run motor vehicle accident in the First Street lot.