Thursday, May 23, 2013
A small electrical fire caused the evacuation of Village School, according to police.
Just before an afternoon thunderstorm, a small electrical fire caused Village School to evacuate, according to police. A release from the Holmdel Police Department said the Thursday fire began around 12:45 p.m. and was contained to the roof and extinguished by members of both township volunteer fire departments. Holmdel First Aid Respond to assist, there were no injuries according to police. Sgt. Jeff Ackerson and Det. Andy Kret investigated. Today was a four-hour session for students, due to unused snow days. Parents who were picking up their students were able to do so on the soccer field at the school with the assistance of staff and teachers.
Employees were evacuated again late Thursday morning.
The scene at Cosmetic Essence Innovations is becoming routine. Employees scattered at evacuation points on the property, water and snacks for all. Officials on the scene said this week's incidents were not caused carbon monoxide, however the investigation is ongoing as to what is causing employees to fall ill. A third incident prompted a full evacuation of the building late Thursday morning. The first two incidents, both Monday and Wednesday, closed the building after a handful of people fell ill. The building opened on Thursday morning, despite the Wednesday night incident. Haz-Mat officials said it is still unknown what the leak is, but the carbon monoxide alarms in the building are being tripped by something unknown at this time. CEI …
A suspected carbon monoxide leak cleared the building on Route 35 Monday night, as well.
Another carbon monoxide leak cleared Cosmetic Essence Innovations on Wednesday night, just days after two employees were briefly hospitalized on Monday night. CEI closed on Monday night due to an ongoing investigation of what exactly caused those illnesses. According to police, the business remained closed Tuesday morning and hired an outside firm to further investigate the possible leak. The business reopened on Tuesday at 2:45 p.m., according to police. On Wednesday around 10 p.m., Holmdel police were called again to the scene at 2182 Highway 35, Holmdel. CEI remains closed "while a full investigation is being conducted to identify the cause of the elevated levels," according to police. In 2010, The Star Ledger reported a carbon monoxide…
Monday, May 20, 2013
Emergency services responded to the scene Monday afternoon in Holmdel.
A possible carbon monoxide leak may have caused some employees to fall ill at Cosmetic Essence Innovations. A Holmdel Police news release stated two female employees of CEI were briefly hospitalized after falling ill around 5:15 p.m. Both women were later released from the hospital. CEI closed overnight due to an ongoing investigation of what exactly caused those illnesses. According to police, the business remained closed Tuesday morning and hired an outside firm to further investigate the possible leak. Detective Louis Torres said it appeals carbon monixide levels in the building are now normal. Responding to the call were the Holmdel Police, Holmdel First Aid, Holmdel Fire Rescue Company #2, Holmdel OEM, Monmouth County Hazmat, Monmouth…
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Brian Lewis is charged with one count of theft by deception and one county of failure to register with the Division fo Consumer Affairs.
An alleged home improvement scam led to a county indictment on Tuesday for Delran resident Brian Lewis. Lewis, 38, allegedly ran a home improvement business not registered with the Division of Consumer Affairs and profited to the tune of $9,400 between March and May, 2012. Lewis is charged with one count of theft by deception and one county of failure to register with the Division fo Consumer Affairs. An indictment is a formal charge, not a conviction, and all defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Elbert Franke was allegedly in possession of both heroin and cocaine.
A Middletown man is facing charges of theft and drug possession, after the alleged theft of a generator in 2012. Elbert Franke, 34, of Truez Place was arrested and charged with a December alleged theft of a $500 generator from Lowe's in Holmdel. Franke was indicted this week on charges of the theft and two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous subject. Franke was allegedly in possession of both heroin and cocaine. An indictment is a formal charge, not a conviction, and all defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.
Monday, May 13, 2013
The burglary was reported on Saturday around 12:30 p.m.
Holmdel police are looking for a suspect in the burglary of a local bagel business. A burglary at Sheepshead Baygels on Route 35 in Holmdel was reported on Saturday afternoon, according to police. A front window was found broken and $200 missing from the register. Police said the broken window will cost $700 to replace. Anyone with information is requested to contact the Holmdel Police Department Detective Bureau at 732-946-4400. No suspect description was released to the media.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Emile Gouiran is charged with allegedly resisting arrest.
A domestic violence call led to a resisting arrest charge for Emile Gouiran of Holmdel, according to police. Gouiran, 43 was arrested on Monday after Holmdel officers responded to a domestic violence call. Police were allegedly confronted by Gouiran at the scene. County arrest records indicate Gouiran allegedly pushed a Holmdel officer and poked the officer in the eye, causing injury. Gouiran was processed at Homdel headquarters and transported to Monmouth County Jail, where he was held in lieu $15,000 bail. According to Holmdel police, further investigation revealed Gouiran to be a wanted person by Prescott Arizona Sheriff’s Office for criminal mischief.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Police arrested Brian Hernandez and Kiara Rivera for the alleged fraudulent use of credit cards and gift cards.
An almost two-month police investigation into fraudulent purchases made at the Holmdel Best Buy led police to two arrests last week. Brian Hernandez, 19 and Kiara Rivera, 20 of Perth Amboy were arrested last Friday and charged with the alleged theft and the fraudulent use of credit cards. Police allegedly found corresponding electronics at the scene of the arrest. Card charges were incurred at Best Buy on two occasions in March and April, allegedly totaling $10,900, according to police. Hernandez was taken to the Monmouth County Jail in lieu of $40,000 bail and River was released pending a court date.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Russell Hinton, 45 of Delanco was charged with the alleged theft of the handgun.
A Burlington County man was arrested in Holmdel last week for allegedly stealing a 40 caliber handgun. Russell Hinton, 45 of Delanco was charged with the alleged theft of the handgun, valued at over $500, which is a third degree crime. According to police arrest records, Hinton was found to be in possession of the handgun, which was registered as stolen in the N.C.I.S database. The record indicated Hinton has been arrested elsewhere in the state and charged with burglary, allegedly with the stolen handgun. Hinton was arrested and transported to the Monmouth County Jail in lieu of a $75,100 bail.