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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Long Branch Man, Marine Corps Reservist Accused of Raping Girl, 6

Long Branch Man, Marine Corps Reservist Accused of Raping Girl, 6

26-year-old was employed as home health care aide at time of arrest, prosecutor says.
Update: Police Release Name of Driver Killed at Wall Stadium

Update: Police Release Name of Driver Killed at Wall Stadium

Amanda Gambacorto has been named as the driver who crashed and was killed Saturday afternoon at Wall Stadium.
21-Year-Old 'Inexperienced' Driver Hits Wall, Dies In Crash At Wall Stadium

21-Year-Old 'Inexperienced' Driver Hits Wall, Dies In Crash At Wall Stadium

The victim was allegedly a 21-year-old who was considered an “inexperienced driver.”
Police Will Be Cracking Down on Drunk Drivers Starting Aug. 15 Through Labor Day as Part of

Police Will Be Cracking Down on Drunk Drivers Starting Aug. 15 Through Labor Day as Part of "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" National Campaign

The Long Branch and Eatontown police departments will be heavily enforcing against drunk driving in the coming weeks.
Eatontown Police Officers Saved Life of Heroin User With Narcan

Eatontown Police Officers Saved Life of Heroin User With Narcan

Eatontown police officers saved the life of a 28-year-old resident who was unconscious after ingesting heroin, alcohol, and pills.
Long Branch Man Charged in Double Homicide of Woman, Foster Daughter

Long Branch Man Charged in Double Homicide of Woman, Foster Daughter

The suspect is a cousin of the 62-year-old victim, and is also facing child pornography charges
Monmouth County Woman Caught in Red Bank With Coke, Crack, Marijuana, Ecstasy, and Several Other Types of Pills

Monmouth County Woman Caught in Red Bank With Coke, Crack, Marijuana, Ecstasy, and Several Other Types of Pills

The Middletown resident, 21, was found to be in possession of several types of narcotics on August 12.
Red Bank Man Arrested for Burglary from Long Branch Hotel

Red Bank Man Arrested for Burglary from Long Branch Hotel

A Red Bank resident was arrested after committing burglary from a hotel room at the Ocean Place Resort in Long Branch.
Long Branch Man Arrested After Cop Sees Him Knock Woman Out

Long Branch Man Arrested After Cop Sees Him Knock Woman Out

A Long Branch resident was arrested after an officer witnessed him punch a woman in the face on August 8.
Update: Passenger Van Fire Cleared from Parkway

Update: Passenger Van Fire Cleared from Parkway

A vehicle fire backed up traffic for miles earlier today.
Update: Dog Thrown on to Parkway Was Stolen; Reunited With Owners

Update: Dog Thrown on to Parkway Was Stolen; Reunited With Owners

The female terrier mix named "Lima" was hit by another car after being stolen and thrown from a vehicle onto the Parkway on Saturday.
Accident, Vehicle Fire Reportedly On Garden State Parkway In Monmouth County

Accident, Vehicle Fire Reportedly On Garden State Parkway In Monmouth County

There is a car fire on the Parkway at Exit 105- expect major delays.
Update: Photo of Dog Thrown Out of Car on Parkway in Monmouth County

Update: Photo of Dog Thrown Out of Car on Parkway in Monmouth County

The SPCA has authorized the release of the photo of the dog in hopes of finding more information about the car or owner who threw her out.
Dog Thrown out of Car on Parkway, Badly Injured

Dog Thrown out of Car on Parkway, Badly Injured

The small was badly injured, according to the Monmouth County SPCA. Police are seeking information about the incident.
Narcan Saves Lives, But Cannot Rescue All Overdoses

Narcan Saves Lives, But Cannot Rescue All Overdoses

Despite two dozen lives being saved since the county started delivering Narcan for drug overdoses, it does not work every single time.
Long Branch Man Indicted for Attempted Red Bank Murder

Long Branch Man Indicted for Attempted Red Bank Murder

Long Branch man also facing weapons charges
Long Branch Man Indicted For April Murder Attempt In Red Bank

Long Branch Man Indicted For April Murder Attempt In Red Bank

A Monmouth County grand jury handed up the 4-count indictment Monday charging Anthony Sims, Jr, 25, of Long Branch, but formerly of Red Bank
Monmouth County Man Hurt In Holmdel Accident That Cracks Pole In Half

Monmouth County Man Hurt In Holmdel Accident That Cracks Pole In Half

Power, phone and cable wires were hanging into the roadway.
Long Branch Police Continue To Search For Answers After Woman, Foster Daughter Found Dead

Long Branch Police Continue To Search For Answers After Woman, Foster Daughter Found Dead

Medical examiner rules deaths are result of homicide.