Monday, October 1, 2012
Ocean Grove resident burglarized two Hope Road businesses
An Ocean Grove resident is facing several charges after burglarizing two Eatontown businesses and stealing laptops, cash and checks. Douglas Alderman, 53, of Ocean Grove, allegedly burglarized businesses at 615 Hope Road in the borough on July 14. Alderman allegedly stole eight laptops valued at $11,780 and $200 in cash from JB Management. He also is charged with damaging two desks and three locked doors during the course of the burglary, causing damage of $1,270. Alderman is also charged with taking bank checks totalling $3,308 from Summit Financial. Alderman was lodged in Monmouth County Correctional Institute in lieu of $5,000.
Woman allegedly had over $400 of stolen merchandise in her possession at the time of her arrest.
An Eatontown woman faces assault and shoplifting charges after she allegedly assaulted a loss prevention officer at the Freehold Raceway Mall. A Sears loss prevention officer stopped Alexandria I. Ortiz, 19, of Meadowbrook Ave, on Thursday when they allegedly observed her attempting to steal merchandise. According to the complaint warrant, Ortiz punched and kicked the officer when he apprehended her and threatened him by saying “Don’t you worry, you’re going to get yours”. The complaint warrant continues to explain that Ortiz had in her possession over $200.50 worth of stolen merchandise from Abercrombie & Fitch, Charlotte Russe, and Hollister at the time of her arrest. The merchandise she attempted to steal from Sears was valued at $223…
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Ocean Township man and Eatontown residents to make first appearances in court Thursday
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Thursday, September 13, 2012
Three Monmouth County men will make their first appearance in Municipal Court Thursday morning after being accused of attempting to deal cocaine in Red Bank. Borough police arrested Aslin Colin, 25, of Ocean Township, Anderson Edouard, 21, and Daevon LeGrand, 20, both of Eatontown, on Tuesday on charges of possession, possession with intent to distribute and more. Colin, Edouard and LeGrand were arrested just before 5 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Rector Place and North Bridge Avenue after both were found with cocaine as well as a digital scale, police said. Colin attempted to hinder his apprehension by providing the arresting officer with a false name, police said, while Edouard allegedly obstructed the administration of law by grabbing …
Monday, April 23, 2012
Eatontown resident facing numerous charges after six incidents
An Eatontown man was arrested and charged this weekend for allegedly watching women in the bathroom of the Eatontown Sheraton. William J Marsh, 42, of Sandspring Drive was arrested and charged with invasion of privacy, criminal attempt to commit Invasion of Privacy, and trespassing. Marsh was arrested by Eatontown Police Det. Brett Paulus on Saturday, April 21. According to Detective Lt. Lawrence Tyler, Marsh admitted to entering the women’s bathroom in the lobby of the Sheraton Hotel for the purpose of allegedly observing the female patrons while in the bathroom and also masturbating while in the bathroom stalls. Marsh allegedly did so at least six times since the beginning of this year. "The Eatontown Police Department had originally …
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Oscar Prior-Ramirez, 32, of Eatontown was indicted on one count of first-degree murder in connection with the death of his estranged wife, Viridiana Beltran-Gomez, 26, of Red Bank.
An Eatontown man arrested in connection with the 2011 death of his estranged wife was indicted for first-degree murder by a Monmouth County Grand Jury Wednesday, the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office announced. According to police, Oscar Prior-Ramirez, 32, murdered his estranged wife and Red Bank resident, Viridiana Beltran-Gomez, 26, sometime after abducting her on May 12. Authorities said Prior-Ramirez buried her body about 100 feet from mile marker 119 in Aberdeen off of the Garden State Parkway where it remained, undiscovered, for more than a month. A preliminary autopsy of Beltran-Gomez's body revealed that she died of homicidal asphyxiation, either by strangulation or smothering, the prosecutor's office said. Beltran-Gomez was …
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Witnesses attempted to hold down the car burglar until police arrived.
An attemped car burglary on Rt. 34 in Marlboro this morning was thwarted by witnesses in the area. Carl Johnson, 25 of Eatontown allegedly attempted to steal a car near the Powerhouse Gym at the Beacon Hill Shopping Center. Witnesses in the area attempted to apprehend Johnson, who escaped. However, a description and license plate number was given to police. Marlboro Police coordinated with Eatontown Police, who arrested Johnson near his house in Eatontown. "Due to good detective work and good assistance in the community, we were able to get a plate. And with the help of our neighboring communities, we got the guy," Marlboro Police Captain Steve Mennona said. No one was injured in the process of holding Johnson down.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The two young Brick men were also arrested on drug charges by state police following a traffic stop.
Two Brick men have been indicted on weapons and drug charges after State Police stopped them for speeding in September. According to Lt. Stephen Jones of the NJ State Police, a trooper pulled over the vehicle driven by Jair Oliver, 20, for speeding and failure to maintain a lane on the evening of Sept. 24, 2011. When the trooper approached the car he reportedly smelled marijuana. Oliver and his passenger Ansel Appelwhite, 19, were taken out of the car and arrested. When officers searched the car they reportedly found a fully loaded .44 caliber handgun filled with hollow point rounds. They also reported finding oxycodone pills valued at more than $4,000. Both men were charged with carrying an illegal weapon and with possession of a …
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
One suspect allegedly hid from police after providing false identification.
After allegedly trying to hide their identity from police last week, two borough residents have been arrested and one remains behind bars, awaiting bail. Stephanie Small, 22, of South Street was arrested on March 2 for providing false information to a law enforcement officer, Patrol Officer Jorge Gonzalez, after a motor vehicle stop on Feb. 19. Police did not discover that Small allegedly used another person's name until March 2. While attempting to serve Small with her complaint at her residence on March 2, a friend of the accused, Joseph Granza, 43, also of South Street, allegedly provided false information to officers in an attempt to hinder Small’s apprehension. Small was subsequently found hiding in her residence and both she and …