Monday, March 18, 2013
Tim Moran and Brian Moore allegedly shoplifted from both stores on three consecutive days.
Two were indicted last week for allegedly shoplifting from the Holmdel A&P and Hazlet Pathmark on several occasions last year. Tim Moran, 26 of Bernardsville and Brian Moore, 26 of Belleville allegedly shoplifted from both stores on three consecutive days. The two allegedly stole from A&P twice, and Pathmark once. According to county records, Moran and Moore were also indicted for stealing from a Tinton Falls A&P on May 13 of last year.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Holmdel Police have released a report of a situation that quickly went from bad to worse on Oct. 31, in the days following Hurricane Sandy.
Hurricane Sandy brought out the best in some people, and also the worst. On Oct. 31 around 2 p.m., a fistfight broke out in front of the main entrance of the Holmdel A&P between a 37-year old Holmdel man and a 22-year old Manasquan driver. It was just two days after the superstorm blew though and many were without power. The parking lot at A&P -- one of the few supermarkets open -- was a very busy place with people buying water and essentials. According to the Holmdel victim's statement to Det. Eric Hernando of the Holmdel Police, he was in the parking lot when a driver later identified as Patrick D. Campbell, a 6'3", 220-lb student from Manasquan, was seen outside his car, yelling and cursing at a woman who was in a car with three …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Holmdel Police apprehend the suspects outside the Holmdel A&P on Thursday.
Responding swiftly after a report of suspected shoplifting at Five Below Thursday, Holmdel Police investigators found and arrested two women outside the A&P on Route 35 North who they said had over $1,200 worth of goods from Holmdel and Hazlet shopping centers in their car, and no receipts to show how they paid for them. Sykema J. Johnson, a 30-year old teacher's assistant from Asbury Park and Simone A. Williams, 27, unemployed, of Neptune were charged with shoplifting and receiving stolen property. Police said they were found to be concealing merchandise in the amounts of $501 from Old Navy, $105 from The Children's Place, $217 from Payless, and $199 Toys R Us, $199 from Aldi and $195 from Five Below. The vehicle check also charged …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The cruel "granny scam" hits home.
A Holmdel grandmother wired $2941 to someone posing as her grandson in crisis, and Holmdel Police are warning others not to fall prey to the same scam. "You should always try to contact a police officer and nip it in the bud," said Holmdel Detective Louis Torres. The "granny scam" keeps circulating, despite police attempts to warn people from falling victim to it. The 76-year old Holmdel woman called police when she realized she had been fooled on Friday, May 11. She recounted to Det. Torres how it began with a phone call at 9:15 a.m. from someone who identified himself as her grandson, using his actual first name. The "grandson" said he was with his friend "David" at the friend's family's time share in Ecuador. The person told a story …