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Prosecutor: Area Man Indicted in $1 Million Swindle of Investors

A Freehold man has been indicted for pilfering roughly $1 million from victims through fraudulent stock purchases and promissory notes, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Tuesday.

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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: Contractor Arrested on Charges He Stole $122K From Widow

A contractor was arrested on Monday on charges that he stole more than $122,000 from the widow of a man who died in a fire which burned down their home, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Tuesday.

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Prosecutor: Five Indicted on Charges of Defrauding Elderly Woman of More than $1.4 Million

Five people and a business partner have been indicted on charges that they stole more than $1.4 million from an elderly family member while that family member was under their care, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Thursday.

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Prosecutor: Eye Doctor Employee Gets Five Years for Stealing $140K

 A 35-year-old woman was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison and ordered to pay $25,000 in restitution after admitting that she pilfered nearly $140,000 from a Monmouth County ophthalmology office where she worked, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced.

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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: 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: Assault, Fraud, DWI, Attempted Burglary Terroristic Threats, CDS

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

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