Category Archives: Crime

U.S. Attorney: Man Pleads Guilty to Role in Middletown Heroin, Cocaine Distribution Ring

A drug ring source responsible for distributing mass quantities of heroin and cocaine in the Bayshore area of Middletown, as well as spots in Middlesex County, has admitted to his part in the narcotics conspiracy, a press release from the U.S. Department of Justice said.

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Prosecutor: Former Health Club Bookkeeper Gets 3 Years for Embezzling

A former bookkeeper of The Atlantic Club has been sentenced to three years in prison for pilfering a substantial amount of money from the business for a five-year period, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

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Prosecutor: Teen Charged in 2019 Murder to be Tried as Adult

A judge ruled last week that a teenager charged in the October 2019 death of a man whose body was found lying in a Howell roadway is to face those charges in court as an adult, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

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Prosecutor: Fugitive Found, Arrested on Animal Cruelty, Puppy Death Charges

A Howell woman was found and arrested on animal cruelty charges on Sept. 4, after being a fugitive for nearly three months, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

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Prosecutor: Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Theft from PBA

A Brielle police officer pleaded guilty on Thursday to stealing more than $700 from the expense account of the local police union, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Friday.

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Prosecutor: 34-Year-Old Man Gets Probation with Conditions for Animal Cruelty Charge

A 34-year-old Asbury Park man was sentenced on Friday to probation and community service after pleading guilty in May to animal cruelty and hindering apprehension, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced in a released statement.

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Prosecutor: One Critically Injured in Shooting Incident

Monmouth County law enforcement officials are investigating a Wednesday night shooting in Asbury Park that left one victim critically injured, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

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Rumson: Golden Goose Jewelers Store Owner Charged with $260K Theft

The owner of Rumson store Golden Goose Jewelers was charged today with theft after allegedly failing to return more than $260,000 worth of jewelry that was left at his store on consignment or for redesign, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced in a released statement.

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Prosecutor: Cops Plead Guilty to Criminal Mischief; Targeting Citizen After Complaint

An Asbury Park police officer and a former city Special Law Enforcement Officer, Class II (SLEO-2) pleaded guilty on Tuesday to charges that they vandalized vehicles belonging to a citizen who filed an internal affairs complaint against them, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced in a released statement.

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Prosecutor: Former Cop Charged with Theft, forgery

A former Ocean Township Police officer was charged on Thursday with theft by deception, two counts of forgery and other related charges in connection with a forged document he submitted to secure a  $425,000 loan to purchase a property on Borrie Avenue in Brielle in July of 2019, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni said on Monday.

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Prosecutor: Woman Gets 5 Years for Fatal 2016 Texting-While-Driving Pedestrian Collision

A Monmouth County judge sentenced a 51-year-old Keansburg woman to five years in prison in connection with the 2016 precedent-setting texting-while-driving collision in Hazlet that took the life of a 39-year-old woman, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Friday.

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Prosecutor: 31 Arrested in Monmouth County ATM Scam

Investigations into regional criminal scams across the state involving the fraudulent use of debit cards to make unauthorized cash withdrawals at Santander Bank ATMs led to the arrest of more than two dozen people in Monmouth County, more locally in Little Silver, on Tuesday, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Friday.

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