Little Silver ‘Hostage Situation’ Was False Alarm

Law enforcement officers responding to hostage report in Little Silver

The “hostage situation” in Little Silver turned out to be a false alarm.

Charles Webster, spokesman for the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, told MMM that a female has been charged with making a false report.

A source in law enforcement told MMM that two males came out of the house at 465 Branch Ave without incident and the whole incident looks to be BS, made up by a female


Branch Avenue has been reopened, there is no threat to the community. A full press release will follow from the Monmouth County Prosecutors Office. Thank you to our residents for your understanding.

Posted by Little Silver Police Department on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

RedBankGreen is reporting that two men answered the door at the Branch Ave home after police had left and told the reporter that a “guest” had had a “mental breakdown, and said some shit that wasn’t true.”

The owner of the home, Jonathan Petersen of Whiting, NJ, told MMM that the home is occupied by Carlos Martinez, 41, and two friends of his, a male and a female who come and go.

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