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Neptune Man Charged for Fatal 2016 Shooting at VFW

FREEHOLD – A Neptune Township man is facing a charge of first degree Murder for his role in the fatal April 2016 shooting at a …

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Use of Deadly Force Legally Justified in Shooting of Armed Suspect in Eatontown on Dec. 20, 2016

The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office (MCPO) is releasing the following statement regarding a police-involved shooting in Eatontown as required by the Supplemental Law Enforcement Directive …

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Lake Como Man Sentenced to 25 Years Without Parole for Aggravated Sexual Assault of 7-Year-Old Girl

FREEHOLD – A Lake Como man was sentenced Friday to 25 years in a New Jersey state prison for the repeated sexual assaults of a …

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Former Asbury Park Cop, Gang Members Guilty

Jury Returns Guilty Verdicts to Close Latest Chapter of Successful Operation Dead End FREEHOLD – A jury returned guilty verdicts yesterday afternoon on most of …

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New Charges for Doctor accused of Criminal Sexual Contact With Three Girls

Four Victims Total and Looking for More Leads of Incriminating Contact FREEHOLD – An Eatontown pediatric surgeon named in a 2-count indictment charging him with …

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Operation Lights Out Results in 32 Arrests In Gang Probe

FREEHOLD – An investigation launched earlier this year prompted by a spike in shootings in Long Branch, Asbury Park and Neptune Township, resulted in the …

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Freehold Soccer League Treasurer Indicted for Theft

Former Treasurer Charged with Stealing $457,000 from League Account   FREEHOLD – A Monmouth County grand jury returned a 14-count indictment charging the former treasurer …

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Hazlet Man Charged with Sexual Assault of 14-Year-Old Girl

FREEHOLD – A Hazlet man was arrested and charged on Friday for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl over multiple months and photographing her on at …

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Long Branch Man Sentenced to 50 Years for 2014 Attempted Murder

   FREEHOLD – A Long Branch man was sentenced this afternoon to 50 years in prison for the 2014 attempted murder of a Red Bank …

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Former School Administrator Sentenced to Probation

FREEHOLD – The former business administrator for the Shore Regional High School District was sentenced today to one-year term of probation for a series of …

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“FistPump” Indicted for Prostitution of Underage Girls

Brother Also Indicted for Resisting Arrest, Obstruction During Investigation FREEHOLD – Robert J. “FistPump” Ianuale, the owner/operator of the online live broadcasting service known as …

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Long Branch Man Sentenced to 50 Years for 2011 Murder

FREEHOLD – A Long Branch man was sentenced this afternoon for the 2011 murder of an Asbury Park man, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. …

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Upstairs Neighbor Charged in Murder of Keansburg Girl

FREEHOLD – An upstairs neighbor is charged with the murder of 11-year-old Abbiegail Smith in Keansburg, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Andreas Erazo, …

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Jury Convicts Long Branch Man of Attempted Murder

Convicted Man Now Faces Potential Sentence of Life in Prison FREEHOLD – This afternoon, after a five-week trial, a Monmouth County jury found Anthony Sims, …

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Former School Administrator Pleads Guilty

FREEHOLD – The former business administrator for the Shore Regional High School District pleaded guilty Monday to a series of charges related to the theft …

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Manalapan Man Facing Child Pornography Charges

FREEHOLD – A Manalapan man was arrested and charged with possession and distribution of child pornography.  The arrest, which took place on Friday, was the …

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Two Dead in Fatal Freehold Township Crash

FREEHOLD – Two people died in a two-car collision in Freehold Township Sunday evening, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. The collision occurred around …

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Neptune Woman Indicted in Murder of Boyfriend

FREEHOLD – A Monmouth County grand jury has returned a 4-count indictment charging a Neptune Township woman with the November 2016 murder of her boyfriend, …

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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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