Category Archives: Regional Interest

Prosecutor: Uncle & Nephew Plead Guilty to 2019 Murder

Thirty-two-year-old Omar Rivera-Rojas (also known as Juan Carlos Rivera-Rojas), and his 20-year-old nephew, Alberto Rojas-Hernandez, both of Lakewood, pleaded guilty on Friday to first-degree aggravated manslaughter charges stemming from a 2019 Howell slaying, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced.

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Prosecutor: 27-Year Cop Pleads Guilty to Illegal Database Access

A 27-year area police officer has admitted to illegally accessing information from a law-enforcement computer database for personal use, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Friday.  

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Prosecutor: Former Cop Gets Jail Time for Evidence Tampering

A former Aberdeen Township police officer has been sentenced to nearly a year in jail for tampering with evidence on two separate occasions last year, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Friday.

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Prosecutor: Area Couple’s Deaths Deemed Murder-Suicide

An investigation has found that a husband and wife who were found dead in their Marlboro home earlier this week appear to have died as a result of a murder-suicide, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Thursday.

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Prosecutor: Area Man Charged in Fellow Inmate’s Overdose Death

 An area man who was incarcerated has been charged with the first-degree crime of strict liability and related charges in connection with the April opioid overdose death of a fellow inmate at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Monday.

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Prosecutor: Sea Girt Car Theft, Burglary Suspect Found, Arrested & Charged

 An out-of-the-area man who allegedly burglarized a beachfront home in Sea Girt and stole the tenants’ vehicle and personal effects while they slept upstairs last week has been found, arrested and charged, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey and Sea Girt Police Chief Justin E. Macko jointly announced on Tuesday.

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Prosecutor: Two Men Arrested in Connection with June Murder

Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with the June murder of an Ocean County resident in Asbury Park, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Monday.

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Prosecutor: Former Cop Gets Probation, Paid Restitution in Real Estate-Tied Scams

A former Ocean Township police officer has been sentenced to three years of probation after paying $8,400 in restitution to two victims in a real estate scam, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Friday.

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Prosecutor: Area Man Arrested for Murdering Father, Strangling Aunt

A 43-year-old Monmouth County man has been arrested and charged with breaking into his father’s home, attacking and murdering him and attacking another relative, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Thursday.

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Prosecutor: Fatal Weekend Accident Leaves Motorcyclist Dead, Passenger Seriously Injured

A weekend three-vehicle collision has left a motorcyclist dead and his passenger hospitalized with serious injuries, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Monday.

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