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Asbury Park City Council to Draft Resolution in Support of Marijuana Decriminalization

June 30, 2015
Rumson NJ DWI Defense Attorneys

The Asbury Park City Council has announced its intention to draft a resolution supporting the decriminalization of marijuana in the State of New Jersey. The resolution would serve primarily as a gesture of good faith, symbolizing city lawmakers’ support for the community organization known as “Help Not Handcuffs.” The organization, led by founder Randy Thompson, has […]

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Manalapan Man Charged with Resisting Arrest, Disorderly Conduct

June 23, 2015
Manalapan Man Charged with Resisting Arrest, Disorderly Conduct

A man from Monmouth County was arrested after allegedly urinating in a slot machine at a Pennsylvania casino recently. According to reports, 53-year-old Manalapan resident William R. Compton was arrested at the Parx Casino in Bensalem, Pennsylvania at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 19th. Compton allegedly urinated in a slot machine coin tray before becoming […]

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Ocean Township Man Accused of Felony Assault

June 15, 2015
Ocean Township Man Accused of Felony Assault

An Ocean Township man is facing felony assault and weapons charges after an alleged altercation at the recent Taste of Country Music Festival in upstate New York. According to Trooper Steven Nevel, a spokesperson for the New York State Police, 52-year-old Bruce D. Belfer, of the West Allehurst section of Ocean Township, was arrested shortly before 8:30 p.m. on […]

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Manalapan Police Investigate Luring Incident

June 10, 2015
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Officials from the Manalapan Township Police Department are continuing to investigate a suspected luring incident involving three male juveniles who were allegedly approached by a yet-to-be-identified male suspect. Manalapan Chief of Police Marsala recently announced that there have been no new developments in the investigation, which began after the aforementioned incident on Sunday, May 31st at […]

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Eatontown Man Arrested for Allegedly Leaving the Scene of an Accident

June 9, 2015
Eatontown Man Arrested for Allegedly Leaving the Scene of an Accident

A man from Eatontown was recently arrested after he allegedly drove his vehicle into a wall and fled the scene of the accident. Officials believe that 24-year-old Eatontown resident Jamaar L. Jefferson was involved in a car accident in the vicinity of the Presbyterian Church on the Hill on Cold Indian Springs Road in Ocean Township. Jefferson allegedly […]

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Indictment Issued in Monmouth and Ocean County Drug Trafficking Case

June 8, 2015
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A man from Jersey City was recently indicted in a serious federal drug trafficking case involving heroin and cocaine, which he is accused of conspiring to distribute across New Jersey, including in Monmouth and Ocean counties. Per an announcement from U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman, 36-year-old Thomas Shannon, also known as “Cuzzo,” has been charged with a […]

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Monmouth County Teacher Accused of Sexual Assault

June 4, 2015
Monmouth County Teacher Accused of Sexual Assault

A teacher at Monmouth Regional High School in Tinton Falls has been charged with multiple sexual offenses, including sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, after he allegedly engaged in a sexual relationship with a juvenile student. According to officials from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, 29-year-old Jackson resident Nicholas DePue is accused […]

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Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder in Monmouth County Shooting Case

June 2, 2015
Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder in Monmouth County Shooting Case

Shortly before his case proceeded to trial, a Point Pleasant man accepted a plea offer from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office which required him to plead guilty to attempted murder, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and resisting arrest in exchange for a reduced sentence. The charges against 64-year-old Point Pleasant resident Louis Cataldo […]

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Swatting Becomes Increasingly Problematic as Ocean County Mall is Evacuated

May 29, 2015
Swatting Becomes Increasingly Problematic as Ocean County Mall is Evacuated

A new form of criminal behavior, known as “swatting” has become an increasing trend in New Jersey, as individuals across the State are making false reports of bomb threats, shootings, and other potentially life-threatening situations in educational settings, commercial locations, and other public places. These swatting incidents, in which no actual threat is looming, have […]

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Monmouth County SWAT Team Kills Middletown Man During Hostage Crisis

May 28, 2015
Monmouth County SWAT Team Kills Middletown Man During Hostage Crisis

A woman recently contacted authorities to report a domestic violence incident at her Middletown home, where her husband had allegedly beaten her and was holding their young son hostage. After a prolonged crisis situation, the man was fatally wounded by a member of the Monmouth County SWAT team. Law enforcement officials responded to a call from […]

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