Police & Fire
The latest on local crime and public safety.
A Connecticut man, 21, has been arrested and federally charged for his involvement in a "swatting" ring that affected Monmouth Co. schools.
Steven R. Damato of Middletown and Benjamin O. Ellis of Toms River are accused of taking the items from a vacant barrier island home
The Howell resident had allegedly left the dog in his truck for two days while in New York City.
Three young people, allegedly high on hallucinogens, needed police assistance after getting lost in the woods of Shark River Park in Wall.
Lori Wegner of Toms River has been suspended as an EMT by the state Department of Health
The Oklahoma contractor is alleged to have stolen over $38,000 from the homeowners after failing to complete work, despite collecting money.
A Howell Police K9, Jago, has been praised for leading officers to large amounts of drugs during two separate motor vehicles searches.
The Middletown Township Police Department are requesting information from possible witnesses of an accident that occurred in Port Monmouth.
The Monmouth County Police Chiefs Association took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in honor of retired Manasquan Chief Dan Scimeca.
The Manasquan resident and former Wall Township English teacher is facing Parole Supervision for Life, Megan’s Law Registry, and prison.
Police Departments are warning JCP&L customers about a scam threatening service disruption unless a payment is made. Read more here.
An Atlantic Highlands resident, 21, was arrested on September 2 after a disturbance at a hotel turned in to several assault charges.
The Middletown Township Police Department promoted Sergeant Kevin Gardiner and hired Officer Thomas Foster.
A Middletown woman was arrested and charged with drug offenses after an officer responded to a report of her car breaking down in Holmdel.
A Raritan High School student has been confirmed as the person who was struck and killed by a NJ Transit train early Monday morning.
Train service has been restored for the North Jersey Coast Line after a man was struck and killed by a train in Matawan early Monday.
The North Jersey Coast Line was temporarily suspended between Middletown and Matawan.
The Middletown Township Fire Department responded to a garage door fire of a Snyder Drive residence.
A Port Monmouth man was arrested on August 27 after police executed a search warrant after investigating sales from his residence.
The coast is already feeling the effects of rip currents. A teen boy was pulled from the Sandy Hook surf on Tuesday.