Friday, February 1, 2013
Police responded to the Holmdel Motor Inn during the early morning hours of Jan. 31.
A disturbance call at the Holmdel Motor Inn on Thursday morning led to the arrest of Frank Espen, 48, and the discovery of fake bombs in his hotel room. Espen was renting a room in the hotel when police arrived, according to police. After further investigation at the scene, police discovered propane tanks and and devices resembling bombs. The Holmdel Police K-9 Unit responded to the scene, discovering the bombs were fake. A fake bomb was also discovered under Espen's car, according to Holmdel Township police. Patrolman John Maguire arrested Espen and charged him with creating a false public alarm, criminal mischief and disorderly conduct. Holmdel police were assisted by the Monmouth County Prosecutors Office and the Monmouth County Fire …
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
People staying at the town's only motel would pay a tax to Holmdel Township under this proposed ordinance.
Guests staying at the Holmdel Motor Inn will be required to pay a three percent occupancy tax under a proposed ordinance introduced at the May 3 Township Committee meeting. The tax will be collected on behalf of Holmdel Township and paid to the township tax collector monthly. Any unpaid tax will be interest at a five percent rate per year. The Holmdel Motor Inn is the township's sole motel. According to their new website, rooms with a Queen-size bed were available for $55.00 weeknights plus tax during April. The weekly rate was advertised to be $350 plus tax. The next meeting of the Township Committee will by on May 17, at which time the ordinance may be on the agenda for a final reading, public hearing and vote.
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Two teenage girls from Keansburg are arrested. One kicked out the window of a Holmdel police vehicle -- and spat in the face of a police officer and a volunteer Holmdel EMS worker.
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, February 5, 2012
A Holmdel Police officer on routine patrol came upon a fight in progress at the Holmdel Motor Inn around 1 a.m. Monday. Officer Joseph Van Pelt's investigation revealed that an intoxicated 16-year old female from Keansburg NJ was assaulting a 20-year old male from Hazlet, NJ. The female was hitting the male with her hands and caused minor injuries that did not require medical treatment at the scene, he said. Ptl. Van Pelt was assisted at the scene by Ptl. Christopher Cherney and Sgt. Michael Hughes. The female was taken into custody for simple assault and she physically resisted her arrest, police said. Another intoxicated 16-year old female from Keansburg was also arrested at the scene for disorderly conduct. One man from Middletown, 20-…