Category Archives: Regional Interest

Prosecutor: Former Cop Pleads Guilty to Meth Production

A former Long Branch Police officer pleaded guilty on Tuesday to various offenses related to the manufacturing of methamphetamine at his home in May, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced.

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Prosecutor: Two Convicted in Connection with 2019 Drive-By Double Shooting

Two men have been convicted of charges stemming from a 2019 drive-by double shooting in Asbury Park, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Friday.     

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Prosecutor: Area Man Gets 10 Years for 2017 Arson & 2018 Shooting Incident

A former Holmdel man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in connection with a 2017 arson and the 2018 firing of a weapon into a township business, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Friday.

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Major Cocaine Distribution Ring Busted: 24 Arrested; 19 from Monmouth County

A cooperative four-month multi-jurisdictional investigation by authorities at various levels culminated in the dismantling of three alleged cocaine networks responsible for the import of more than three kilograms of cocaine per week into the Ocean, Monmouth, and Middlesex Counties. Nineteen of those arrested are from Monmouth County, with two facing dealing charges, a release from Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer said.

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Prosecutor: Three Indicted on Attempted Murder & Related Charges in January Shooting

Three men in their 20s have been indicted on charges stemming from an alleged botched robbery that resulted in a shooting earlier this year, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Friday.

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Prosecutor: Area Man Arrested on Charges of $1.57 Million Theft From Business Partner

A Wall Township man has been arrested and charged with swindling his former business partner out of $1.57 million, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Monday.

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Prosecutor: 38-Year-Old Man Indicted on 18 Counts of Child Porn

An 38-year-old man has indicted on 18-counts of charges that he solicited illicit photos and videos from a teenage girl in Keansburg, then distributed them to members of her family in retaliation for her threatening to break off contact with him, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Friday.

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Prosecutor: 35-Year-Old Woman Gets 35 Years for Aggravated Sexual Assault of Toddler

A Long Branch woman has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for planning and carrying out the sexual assault of a toddler with an accomplice a little more than four years ago, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Monday.

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Prosecutor: Area Man Indicted on Lewdness, Child Porn & Drug Charges

A West Long Branch man has been indicted on charges stemming from incidents wherein he was accused of being in possession of cocaine, having child sexual abuse files stored on a drive connected with his email address, and videotaping himself while masturbating in a local park, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Friday.  

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Prosecutor: Murder Conviction in 2018 Roadside Slaying of 24-Year-Old Woman

A Monmouth County jury has returned guilty verdicts on all charges against a 40-year-old man who fatally shot a 24-year-old woman as she drove along a highway three years ago, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Tuesday.       

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Prosecutor: Two Indicted in $126K Theft

Two men have been charged, via direct indictment, with a more than $126,000 theft in connection with a 2019 contracted trip for eight that never materialized, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Thursday.

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