Category Archives: Fair Haven Police and Fire Files

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Retro Fair Haven EMS Dive Squad Doings

This week is National EMS Week. These are the trained volunteers who show up when you’re in an emergency health situation, an accident or you just need a little help out of a situation. They’re a 911 call away.

In both Rumson and Fair Haven, first aid squads are comprised of residents who are trained and certified to respond to all of these emergencies, day and night.

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Fair Haven Police Report: DWI, Assault, False Imprisonment, Vehicle Burglary, Drug Possession

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

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Retro FHFD Installation Dinner Moments

Photos by Kathy Robbins … Slideshow by Elaine Van Develde

It’s an honored, good time tradition. The Fair Haven Fire Department recently had its Installation Dinner. Every New Year, new line officers are officially installed and honored and outgoing officers and members are honored in a thank you dinner dance.

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Fair Haven Police Report: Vandalism, Stolen Vehicle, DWI, Marijuana

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

Criminal Incidents

• There was a report on Oct. 18 of vandalism at the Fair Haven Community Center Park. Vulgar graffiti was scrolled on the playground. Juvenile officers Michael Volker and William Lagrotteria investigated and found the juvenile responsible.

• There was a report on Oct. 10 of a stolen vehicle. The vehicle was later recovered in Newark. Patrolman Eric Patton took the report.

Arrests

• Ernest Calabrese, 46, of Fair Haven, was arrested on Oct. 28 and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) by Patrolman Eric Patton following a motor vehicle accident. Calabrese was also issued associated motor vehicle summonses.

• Symone Dade, 29, of Highlands, was arrested on Oct. 3 and charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) in a motor vehicle by Patrolman Michael Volker.

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.

Fair Haven Police Report: Theft, Fraud, DWI, Marijuana, Disorderly, Assault on Officer

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

Criminal Incidents

• There was a report of a stolen bike near the former Sunoco during the Fair Haven Firemen’s Fair on Aug. 24.

Officer Perkins took the report.

• There was a report of fraud on Aug. 17 from a resident who had a car insurance police taken out in his name.

Patrolman Brooks Robinson took the report.

• The theft of two garage door openers taken out of two vehicles from a Pine Cove Road residence was reported on Aug. 5.

Patrolman Brooks Robinson took the report.

Arrests

• Christa Keohane, 46, of Middletown, was arrested on Aug. 24 and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) following a motor vehicle stop by Officer Perkins for which she received other traffic summonses.

• A female juvenile was arrested on Aug. 23 and charged with disorderly conduct and assault on a law enforcement officer by Patrolman William Lagrotteria for being disorderly at the Fair Haven Fireman’s Fair. She was released to a parent.

• Daniel Weltman, 50, of Atlantic Highlands, was arrested following a motor vehicle stop for driving while using his cell phone on Aug. 16 and charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Lawrence Bryan, 59, of Middletown, was arrested following a motor vehicle stop for speeding on Aug. 15 and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) and refusal to submit to a breathalyzer by Patrolman Brooks Robinson.

**Police reported one arrest solely on contempt of court warrants.**

Fair Haven Police Report: $3K Wine Theft, DWI, Marijuana

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

Criminal Incidents

• It was reported sometime in the overnight hours of July 19 several items were stolen from a vehicle on Oak Place sometime overnight.

Cpl. John Koetzner took the report.

• The theft of a bottle of wine valued at $3,000 was reported on July 7.

Patrolman Christian Hostrup took the report.

Arrests

• Corey Caneiro, 45, of Fair Haven, was arrested on July 13 and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) and refusal to submit to a breathalyzer by Patrolman Brooks Robinson following a motor vehicle stop for which Caneiro was issued speeding and reckless driving summonses.

• Terence Farley, 59, of Staten Island, NY, was arrested on July 13 and charged with possession of marijuana by Sgt. Stephen Schneider following a motor vehicle stop.

• Ann Richards, 44, of Fair Haven, was arrested on July 7 on an outstanding warrant for $1,500 out of Ocean Township by Patrolman Brooks Robinson.  

Fair Haven Police Report: Fraud, Criminal Mischief, Marijuana Possession, Dog Bite

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

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Fair Haven Police Report: DWI, Theft, Fraud, Harassment, ID Theft

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

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