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Brick Man Charged with Attempted Luring

FREEHOLD – A Brick Township man was arrested Saturday after he arranged to engage in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl online, announced Monmouth County …

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Self-Proclaimed Pedophile Sentenced to 46 years in Prison

FREEHOLD – A Middletown man who defended his actions as a pedophile during his trial last year was sentenced to 46 years in state prison …

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Marlboro Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

FREEHOLD – A Marlboro man was arrested Thursday on child pornography charges, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Members of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s …

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Two Indicted for July 2015 Murder in Eatontown

FREEHOLD – A Monmouth County grand jury returned a four-count indictment Thursday charging two men with a July 2015 murder in Eatontown, announced Monmouth County …

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Eatontown Man Facing Child Pornography Charges

  FREEHOLD – An Eatontown man was arrested and charged with downloading and distributing child pornography using a computer file-sharing program, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor …

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Man Pleads Guilty to Killing of 24-Year-Old City Man

FREEHOLD – On February 23, 2017, Diquan Speights, 23, of Asbury Park, appeared in Monmouth County Superior Court and pled guilty to first degree Aggravated …

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Siblings Posing as Husband and Wife Plead Guilty to Medical Insurance Scheme

FREEHOLD –A suspended Asbury Park police officer and his sister pleaded guilty Tuesday in connection to a health insurance fraud scheme, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor …

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Asbury Park Man Pleads Guilty in Connection with Killing 20 Year Old Man

FREEHOLD – A 24 year old Asbury Park man pleaded guilty Tuesday to first degree Aggravated Manslaughter, admitting that he shot and killed 20 year …

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Two Neptune City Men Charged with Murder of Missing Teen Sarah Stern

  FREEHOLD – Two Neptune City men have been charged in connection with the murder of 19 year-old Sarah Stern, who has been missing since …

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Freehold Man Pleads Guilty in Death of Pregnant Girlfriend

FREEHOLD— A Freehold Borough man pleaded guilty Friday to first degree Aggravated Manslaughter in the 2014, strangulation death of his pregnant girlfriend, announced Monmouth County …

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Initial Appearance Today for Eatontown Man Charged with the Attempted Murder of Police Officers

FREEHOLD- An Eatontown man charged with the attempted murder of Eatontown police officers, during an armed robbery last month will have a first appearance in …

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Volunteer Firefighter Charged with Official Misconduct

Falsified Records to Inflate LOSAP Benefits for His Family FREEHOLD— A Howell Township volunteer firefighter was named in a nine-count indictment Monday charging him with …

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Man Handed 14-year Sentence for Financial Scheme

FREEHOLD – A Middletown man was sentenced to 14 years in state prison after admitting he deceived and impersonated at least 18 clients.  As a …

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Manalapan Man Charged with Child Pornography, Other Charges

FREEHOLD – A Manalapan man was arrested Monday on child pornography charges and endangering the welfare of a child, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. …

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Neptune Township Man Faces Multiple Charges After Firing Weapon, Barricading Himself

FREEHOLD—A Neptune Township man is facing multiple charges, including terroristic threats, weapons offenses and aggravated assault, after he fired multiple shots inside his residence and …

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Two Indicted for Murder of Woman Missing for Months

FREEHOLD – A Monmouth County grand jury returned a nine count indictment on Monday charging two individuals in connection with the shooting and subsequent murder …

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Asbury Park Man Charged with Armed Robbery, Kidnapping

FREEHOLD – An Asbury Park man is facing charges of armed robbery, kidnapping and weapons offense after he was identified when he returned to the …

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Monmouth University Student Charged with Armed Robbery

FREEHOLD- A Monmouth University student is facing an armed robbery charge in connection to an incident on the campus Tuesday night, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor …

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42 Arrested, Heroin, Cocaine, Marijuana and Prescription Pain Meds Seized in “Operation Justice Served”

OPERATION JUSTICE SERVED FREEHOLD – A 5-month undercover drug distribution investigation by federal, state, county and local law enforcement agencies dubbed “Operation Justice Served” culminated …

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Con Artists Preying on Local Business Owners

FREEHOLD – Scammers are turning their attention to business owners across Monmouth County, seeking to frighten and intimidate unsuspecting citizens and steal their cash, warns …

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Former Cop Handed 30-Year Prison Term for Killing Ex-Wife

FREEHOLD – Former Neptune Township Police Officer Philip Seidle was sentenced to 30 years in prison today for the brutal killing of his estranged wife …

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Eight Charged in Bayshore Drug Bust

Eight people were arrested or charged with the sale of cocaine and heroin at two licensed alcohol establishments in Keansburg, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher …

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Camden Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Fatal 2014 Drunk Driving Crash

FREEHOLD – A South Jersey man was sentenced to 10 years in state prison for his role in an April 2014 fatal motor vehicle collision …

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Substitute Teacher Charged with Sexual Assault of Student

FREEHOLD – A substitute teacher at Freehold Township High School was arrested Wednesday after an investigation revealed he engaged in inappropriate sexual conduct with an …

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Internal Review Results of Law Enforcement Response to Tamara Seidle Killing Released

FREEHOLD – An Internal Review of the law enforcement response to the brutal killing of Tamara Seidle on June 16, 2015 has been released by …

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Man Pleads Guilty to Financial Theft Scheme

FREEHOLD – A Middletown man pleaded guilty Friday admitting to charges he deceived and impersonated clients, obtained numerous credit cards in his victims’ names, engaged …

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IRS Phone Scams Persist as Refund Checks are Arriving

FREEHOLD – Scammers are turning up the heat in their illegal attempts to steal your money, warned Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.In the …

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Leonardo Woman Indicted for Fatal MVA Last Summer

FREEHOLD – A Monmouth County grand jury has returned a 4-count indictment charging a Middletown woman with leaving the scene of a fatal motor vehicle …

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Man Sentenced to 6 Years for Fatal Drunk Driving Crash

FREEHOLD – A Marlboro man was sentenced to six years in prison on charges of Vehicular Homicide and Driving While Intoxicated. The sentence stems from …

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