Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Courtney allegedly stole a tool box containing a wrench set, copper piping and a volt meter, over $200 worth of materials.
Bradley Courtney, 31 of Long Branch was arrested last week and charged with theft of a tool box from a Marlboro home. Courtney allegedly stole a tool box containing a wrench set, copper piping and a volt meter, over $200 worth of materials. The Long Branch man was also charged for allegedly having tools, including a pipe cutter and gloves, which facilitate the act of theft according to county arrest records. Courtney is currently being held in the Monmouth County Jail, with a bail of $10,000 to be paid in full.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Man was inmate at Monmouth County Correctional Institution
An inmate at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution may have another charge added to his sentence after he was allegedly found in possession of a cell phone. Hughes Jean, 48, of Long Branch, was allegedly found in possession of the phone on Friday, Oct. 5. According to Jean’s complaint warrant, an inmate in possession of a cell phone is considered a serious crime. The complaint warrant did not state how the cell phone was found or how Jean received the device. For this charge, Jean’s bail was set at $15,000.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Man was in possession of car reported stolen from West Long Branch
A Long Branch man has been charged with distributing heroin in the city and also driving a car that was reported stolen from Schneider Nelson Audi West Long Branch. Rasheen McLeod, 41, who also has a Newark address, was charged with one count of distributing a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), one count of distributing a CDS near a school, one count of possession of a CDS and one count of theft. McLeod allegedly possessed and sold heroin in Long Branch within 1,000 feet of Audrey Clark Elementary School on July 25. He was also caught with an Audi A4 that was reported stolen from the Audi dealership on Sept. 17 in Neptune. McLeod is scheduled to appear in Monmouth County Superior Court today.
Monday, May 14, 2012
Those indicted include Long Branch and Eatontown residents
Last summer's massive drug and gun bust resulted in the arrests of more than 40 people, and now the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office has handed out indictments to about half of those individuals. The people indicted, which include Long Branch and Eatontown residents, were arrested and charged last August in connection with an alleged Long Branch-based racketeering network responsible for the distribution of heroin and assault firearms. According to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, the alleged leader of the network is Anthony Stevenson a/k/a Nygee, 43, of Overlook Avenue, Long Branch. Stevenson was indicted on May 14 and is the owner of Christabell's American Soul Food Restaurant on Springfield Avenue, Long Branch. The …
Monday, May 7, 2012
Asbury Park resident also indicted
Residents from Long Branch and Asbury Park were indicted by a Monmouth Grand Jury on Monday for their alleged connection with a 2011 robbery and shooting. Kalil Griffin, 25, of Long Branch and Joshua Simmons, 24, of Asbury Park were charged with one count each of felony murder, armed robbery, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, Prosecutor Peter E. Warshaw, Jr. said in a release. The charges stem from the Feb. 21, 2011 robbery and shooting death of Ronald Chisolm, 45, of Asbury Park, who was discovered dead in his apartment at 213 Second Avenue later that day. Chisholm was found after Asbury Park Police Department was asked to perform a welfare check on him, as he had not been seen since Feb…
Justin Taylor was incarcerated at Monmouth County Correctional Institution in Freehold on weapons charges at the time of the incident.
A Long Branch man incarcerated in Monmouth County Correctional Institution (MCCI) in Freehold Township on weapons charges is accused of having a folding knife in his possession at the jail. Justin Taylor, 18, allegedly concealed a knife with a 3.5-inch blade while in custody at the prison on Friday, April 27 and threatened to assault a corrections officer with the weapon, according to an arrest warrant issued Tuesday, May 1. Taylor was arrested in Neptune Township on Wednesday, April 25 after he allegedly used a knife with a serrated blade to cut open packages to facilitate a shoplifting. He allegedly gave a false name to an officer and had two outstanding warrants at the time of the arrest, according to court documents. Taylor faces two…
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Man charged with simple assault for February incident
A Long Branch man has been arrested and charged for pushing a woman onto railroad tracks in February. Ernest Mears, 39, of Long Branch was arrested and charged with simple assault on Feb. 27 after he turned himself into the Long Branch Police, according to NJ Transit Spokeswoman Nancy Snyder. Mears allegedly pushed a woman onto the tracks from the a Long Branch Train Station platform on Feb. 22. The woman, whose name was not released, was taken to Monmouth Medical Center where she was treated and released. Mears was lodged in Monmouth County Correctional Institute in lieu of $2,500 bail. Snyder said the incident is still under investigation by the Long Branch Police and NJ Transit Police.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Indictments include possession of a controlled dangerous substance and endangering the welfare of a child
• Christian Hendrickson, 33, of West End Avenue: Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance Hendrickson was indicted by a Monmouth County Grand Jury for allegedly possessing and distributing child pornography between Aug. 8, 2007 and June 1, 2011. Hendrickson also allegedly possessed cocaine at the time of his arrest on June 1. • Daniel Popo, 48, West Columbus Place: Receiving Stolen Property, Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance Popo was indicted by a Monmouth County Grand Jury for allegedly bringing a stolen motorcycle owned by Enterprise into the state on Oct. 20, 2011 in Eatontown. Popo also allegedly possessed cocaine at the time of his arrest on Oct. 20.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Incident occurred late Wednesday night at Long Branch Train Station
The NJ Transit Police and Long Branch Police are investigating an incident where a man pushed a woman onto the railroad tracks at the Long Branch Train Station late Wednesday night. NJ Transit Spokesperson John Durso Jr. said police have identified a suspect, but that no arrests have been made at this time. Durso said the incident occurred around 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday night, and police discovered that a male subject had pushed a woman onto the tracks from the train platform. The woman was taken to Monmouth Medical Center where she was treated and released for "non-life threatening injuries," according to Durso. Durso said the male subject fled the scene and dropped a backpack that contained gun parts and ammunition. Durso said the …
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
A Red Bank woman was arrested on aggravated assault charges after authorities say she severely abused her three children over a more than four-year period.
A Red Bank woman is behind bars after police say she assaulted her three children over the course of several years, including throwing one of her sons down the stairs, in multiple incidents in both Red Bank and Long Branch. Imelda Paz allegedly abused her three children, boys ages 13 and 10 and an eight-year-old daughter, in incidents spread out between 2007 and January, 2012 at their home in Red Bank and previously Long Branch. In one incident, police said Paz placed her 13-year-old son in a plastic bag, tied it up by his legs, and threw him down a set of stairs. The alleged assaults did not result in any serious injuries, police said. Paz's age or address was not immediately available. The names of the children were not released by …