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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Police Charge Long Branch Man with Attempted Murder After Wednesday Shooting

Police Charge Long Branch Man with Attempted Murder After Wednesday Shooting

A 23-year-old Long Branch man is facing charges of attempted murder after an early Wednesday shooting.
Police Make Arrest Related to January Bomb Threat at SJV

Police Make Arrest Related to January Bomb Threat at SJV

The Holmdel Police Department has made an arrest in connection to a bomb threat that was called in to SJV High School back in January.
Monmouth County Man, Marine Corps Reservist Accused of Raping Girl, 6

Monmouth County 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.
UPS Announces Credit/Debit Card Breach at Middletown Store

UPS Announces Credit/Debit Card Breach at Middletown Store

The breach affected 51 stores in 24 states, including three in New Jersey.
Victims of Triple Fatal Crash in Freehold Identified

Victims of Triple Fatal Crash in Freehold Identified

The surviving victim remains in extremely critical condition in the hospital, officials say.
Man Charged With Setting Fire to Vehicle in Red Bank

Man Charged With Setting Fire to Vehicle in Red Bank

A Neptune resident has been charged with arson after setting a vehicle on fire in Red Bank in 2010.
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.
Police Will Be Cracking Down on Drunk Drivers Starting Aug. 15 to Labor Day as Part of

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

The Red Bank and Shrewsbury police departments will be heavily enforcing against drunk driving in the coming weeks.
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
Middletown Woman Caught in Red Bank With Coke, Crack, Marijuana, Ecstasy, and Several Other Types of Pills

Middletown 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.
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.
Drifting Boat Prompts Nighttime Rescue Search Along Swimming River

Drifting Boat Prompts Nighttime Rescue Search Along Swimming River

Four teenage girls were rescued from drifting at night along Swimming River after they lost an oar to their dinghy.
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: RB Animal Hospital Releases Photo of Dog Thrown From Car on Parkway

Update: RB Animal Hospital Releases Photo of Dog Thrown From Car on Parkway

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.
Missing Person Found In Marlboro

Missing Person Found In Marlboro

The Marlboro Township Police Department has found a missing “at-risk” 26-year-old man
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 in shooting
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