Two detectives were treated at Monmouth Medical and released. The third officer was held for observation overnight on Jersey Shore Medical Center.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Chief Jason Roebuck, Long Branch Police Department, Monmouth County News | Comments Off on Three Long Branch Officers Injured In Vehicle Pursuit
As with any investigation, especially one involving a law enforcement officer, I cannot legally release certain information to the press, no matter how much I may want to, until that investigation has been completed. This was the situation with the incident involving Officer Patrick Joyce, Jr.
Now that the investigation is complete, and charges filed, I can issue the following statement, with much outrage and embarrassment. Officer Patrick Joyce Jr was charged with Criminal Sexual Contact (4th degree) and Harassment (Disorderly Persons offense) by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office on Friday, February 8th, 2019. While the matter was under investigation, he was immediately suspended without pay, which was supported by the command staff of the department and the City’s leadership. He is now facing termination of his employment.admin | Filed under: Long Branch, Monmouth County News, News | Tags: Chief Jason Roebuck, Long Branch Police Department, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Patrick D. Joyce Jr | Comments Off on Statement by Long Branch Police Chief Jason Roebuck on the arrest of Officer Patrick Joyce, Jr
MMM has learned that a Long Branch Police Officer is under investigation for allegedly inappropriately groping a female guest, during a celebration of police promotions on Friday night at Jack’s Goal Line Stand, a popular restaurant on Brighton Ave in the city.
Long Branch Police Chief Jason Roebuck confirmed the incident is being investigated by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Chief Jason Roebuck, Long Branch Police Department, Monmouth County News, Senator Vin Gopal, sexual assault | Comments Off on Long Branch Police Officer Under Investigation For Sexual Assault