A former Holmdel Township man is facing aggravated arson and related weapons charges in connection with the alleged purposeful setting of a pair of fires at a township business and a weapon fired into the same business, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said recently.
A three-day, multi-agency investigation led to the seizure of numerous weapons, ammunition and destructive and explosive materials and arrests three area people over the weekend, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced.
A press release from Red Bank police:
On Friday morning, the Red Bank Police Department executed a narcotics search warrant at a South Pearl Street residence.
The search warrant was issued following a month long investigation by Lt.Robert Clayton into sales of narcotics from the home.
Police charged Marcus A. Rice, 32, of South Pearl Street with: possession of CDS (cocaine), possession with intent to distribute, possession with intent to distribute in a school zone, possession of narcotic paraphernalia, unlawful possession of a handgun, and possession of a handgun while committing a narcotics offense.
Rice was committed to Monmouth County Correctional Institution in lieu of bail set at $101,500.
* An arrest does not constitute a conviction.
The following recent arrests were made by Red Bank police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.
• Myron Dismuke, 44, of Long Branch, was arrested on May 25 in the area of Monmouth Street and charged with harassment by Patrolman Sean Hauschildt.
• Caesar Hernandez, 18, of Red Bank, was arrested on May 25 in the area of Evergreen Terrace and charged with defiant trespass, possession of a CDS (marijuana, under 50 grams, and unlawful possession of a weapon by Patrolman Benjamin Springer.
• Armando Cruz, 27, of Red Bank, was arrested on May 24 in the area of Bank Street and charged with resisting arrest by force by Patrolman Benjamin Springer.