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Prosecutor: Fatal Crash that Killed Motorcyclist Under Investigation

A Tuesday evening crash that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist is under investigation, Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago announced on Thursday.

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Scene Around: Rumson’s New Police Chief on the Beat

It’s official. There’s a new police chief in town — Rumson, that is. In fact, he’s been sworn in for about a month, since March 12. He’s former Rumson Police Lt. Robert Boyer.

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Sea Bright Police Seek Help in ID of Attempted Home Invaders

From Sea Bright police …

The Sea Bright Police Department is looking for assistance in identifying these two individuals (in the above photo).

These two suspects attempted to enter multiple residences in the North Beach section of town during the overnight hours of Saturday evening into Sunday morning.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Charles Murphy at (732) 842-0018 ext. 217.

As always, we remind and encourage our residents to keep your vehicles and homes locked and secure.

Police Report: Sexual Assault, Marijuana Possession (6 oz.+), Theft, Drugs, Criminal Mischief, Harassment, DWI

The following February criminal incidents and arrests were reported by Red Bank police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.

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Police Report: Assault, Weapons Possession, Drugs, Theft, Child Endangerment, Graffiti, DWI

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

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Retro FHFD Installation Dinner Times

Photos by Kathy Robbins … Slideshow by Elaine Van Develde

A reprise celebrating Fair Haven Fire Department Installation Dinners of the past with good line officers and department members of the past, many now gone, because the department reprised its traditional Installation Dinner over the weekend. Look back with us and remember the faces of those who served and leave behind a strong legacy to help.  

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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Police Report: Theft, Assault, Terroristic Threats, Fugitive From Justice, Criminal Mischief, DWI, Hindering Apprehension

The following December 2023 criminal incidents and arrests were reported by Red Bank police. An arrest does not constitute a conviction.

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Prosecutor: Fatal Saturday Accident Under Investigation

A three-vehicle crash in Howell on Saturday afternoon resulted in the death of a young child and is under investigation, Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago announced on Sunday.  

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Prosecutor: Fatal Pedestrian-Vehicle Accident Under Investigation

A fatal Tuesday evening accident in which a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in Freehold Township is under investigation, Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago announced on Wednesday.   

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Scene Around: Faces of the 2024 Fair Haven Fire Department Leadership

When it comes to volunteer fire department reorganizations of the New Year, while members usually know who’s up next and for what position on the line of officers, it’s all formalized with official oaths of office on New Year’s Day.

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