Monday, July 2, 2012
A Port Monmouth man, a Middletown man, and a Hazlet woman, were indicted on burglary and theft charges of three homes.
A Monmouth County grand jury voted to indict three area residents on the burglary and theft of three Middletown homes. Kenneth J. Dellapierto, 24, of Port Monmouth, Brittany T. Stewart, 21, of Hazlet, and Matthew H. Bruncati, 24, of Middletown, were indicted on their alleged roles in the burglary of three homes, theft of goods valued over $500 from each home and receiving stolen goods. According to the indictment, Dellapierto and Stweart allegedly entered each of the three homes and took jewelry and money. Bruncati was indicted on one charge of theft for allegedly receiving jewelry that belonged to the residents of the burglarized homes. The indictment further explains that Bruncati either knew or believed that the jewelry he received was …
Friday, June 29, 2012
The furniture was on display at Innovative Patio Furniture on Route 35 North.
On June 19, Holmdel Police received a report that someone stole two pieces of a outdoor merchandise from from Innovative Patio Furniture, located within the same lot as Holmdel Firewood at 2135 Highway 35 in Holmdel. A brown poly lumber table valued at $250 was reportedly taken from the front of the residence about two weeks ago. Then on Tuesday, June 19, a tan colored poly lumber chair was reportedly stolen sometime the night before. It was part of a chair/table set and valued at $300. The chair has been displayed on the side of the building near the exit. Drag marks in the stone driveway where the chair was displayed were noted. Another chair from the set was left lying in the middle of the driveway. The merchandise was not chained down.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
$7,000 worth of jewelry was taken sometime in the past few weeks, the homeowner said.
Hazlet Police Det. Lt. Charles McBride said residents should continue to be alert for any suspicious activity in their neighborhoods. A recent rash of residential burglaries in neighborhoods off Middle Road is still under investigation. In each of the four cases on Colgate Court, Roland Place, Virginia Avenue and Lafayette Drive, a suspect entered the houses through a rear window and stole jewelry and cash. Recently a Keansburg man was apprehended by police on Virginia Avenue in possesion of a crowbar, screwdriver and gloves. He was taken to county jail on an unrelated warrant, but has since been released and the case was transferred to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, said McBride. On the afternoon of June 23, a homeowner on …
Investigators say she took over $1,500 in bank funds
A Monmouth County grand jury voted Tuesday to indict a Matawan woman on forgery and theft charges. Investigators say that Bianca Dennis, 23, forged bank withdrawal slips and checks under someone else's name, removing a total of $1,615 from the victim's account. The alleged crime took place between Dec. 9, 2011 and Dec. 28, 2011 in Holmdel, Hazlet and Middletown, according to investigators. She was indicted on charges of third degree forgery, third degree uttering a forged instrument, and third degree theft of movable property. An indictment does not indicate a conviction, only that formal charges may be brought against the individuals named in the charges.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Somewhere along the line, cellphones disappear from the mail stream, and a Holmdel doctor's office is on the hook for $2,856.
Three cellphones that were mailed back to Verizon on May 15 from two different Holmdel addresses never reached their intended destination. Now the former owner is on the hook for their full value. An assistant at a Holmdel doctor's office told Holmdel Police that back in February she followed Verizon's instructions to package up three 4S iPhones for return to Verizon, since the office had gotten upgrades. One package left from the doctor's office on N. Beers Street in Holmdel; the other from the doctor's residence in Holmdel. In March she received word from Verizon that the boxes had come back empty. Verizon is now billing the doctor's office for $1875 and $981 for the lost phones, she told police. Holmdel Police are investigating the case…
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Several are formally charged with crimes in recent days.
Monmouth County Grand Juries in Freehold have heard evidence regarding the following crimes and decided those charged should answer for their alleged offenses. Note, an indictment is not a conviction. May 16: Daniel C. Beers, 23, of 23 Briscoe Terrace in Hazlet was indicted on two counts for his alleged involvement in Nov. 6, 2011 burglary, in which $500 worth of items were stolen from a residence, such as a TV, computer, iPods, Xbox, GPS unit, Playstation 3 and controls, and video games. The charges are third degree crimes. May 16: Jason E. Martinsen, 35, of 36 Bethany Road in Hazlet was indicted on one count of theft by deception by allegedly taking property valued more than $500 in Manasquan sometime between Nov. 16-22, 2011, a third …
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Security video captures another man stealing it away.
While shopping at Lowe's in Holmdel on Tuesday morning, a man parked his shopping cart a few feet away from the customer service desk while he waited to speak with an employee. During that time, a heavyset white man came along and took his cart -- with the victim's iPad 2 in it. Security cameras captured the whole event, including the part where the man stared at the iPad before wheeling it away. Holmdel Police have scanned videotape of the parking lot and say they have a suspect in the case. An arrest has not yet been made. The iPad is valued at $400. At the time the report was taken, the victim could not supply Holmdel Police with the device's serial number. Lt. Michael Smith said that when crime victims are able to give the serial …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
The following arrest information was supplied by the Holmdel Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
April 21: A woman shopping at Kohl’s said she returned to her boyfriend’s Volvo around 6:30 p.m. to find it broken into and center console ransacked sometime in the prior half hour. The passenger door was left ajar, she said. She told police her GPS, iPod and Nano and cords were missing, valued at $200. She said she was almost positive she had locked the doors, but her keyless locking system sometimes malfunctioned. April 22: A resident of Dimisa Dr. reported $300 in cash stolen from a pocketbook in her unlocked car early Sunday morning, sometime between 2:30 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. Also reported stolen was her Coach purse, valued at $350. All of its contents, except for cash, were dumped out on the ground. April 22: Frank Izzo, 25, of 179 …
Monday, March 12, 2012
That, along with a bunch of remotes and video games.
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Monday, March 12, 2012
Its the mysterious case of the video game thief. Last Thursday, Holmdel Police were called to a residence on Dogwood Court to investigate a reported burglary and theft. Holmdel Police Officer Theodore Sigismondi responded to 229 Dogwood Court -- a neighborhood at Route 35 and Laurel Avenue -- for a reported burglary and theft. Investigation at the scene revealed that there was no forced entry into the residence. However, the homeowner reported that somebody had stolen a Nintendo Wii game system, four remote controls and approximately 20 video games. Det. Eric Hernando is continuing the investigation.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Rami Ramada, 23 of Keyport is charged with burglaries of residences in Hazlet and Aberdeen.
A Keyport man police say burglarized four Hazlet Township homes in December appeared in Monmouth County Superior Court today, to be formally informed of the charges against him. Rami Ramada, 23, of 83 St. Peter's Place in Keyport is in county jail. Hazlet Police have charged him with burglary, theft and conspiracy related to the break-ins of four township homes last December. Aberdeen Police have also charged him with similar offenses, related to a string of eight burglaries that began in December in that township, as well as heroin possession and gun possesion. Ramada worked with a team to break into homes and steal jewelry, said Hazlet Township Police Chief James Broderick. "When he was done in Hazlet, he moved on to Aberdeen," said …