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Keansburg Police Searching For Missing 11 Year Old Girl

UPDATE: ABBIE HAS BEEN LOCATED; CONDITION NOT DISCLOSED

The Keansburg Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Abbiegal “Abbie” Smith, an 11 year old resident of the borough who was last seen in her Hancock Street apartment at about 9:45 last night and was noticed missing at 10:50 p.m.

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Posted: July 13th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Keansburg, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Keansburg Police Searching For Missing 11 Year Old Girl

Marlboro resident, a teacher in Keansburg, is charged with kiddie porn distribution

Marc Marinoff photo via facebook

Marc S. Marinoff, 30, of Pear Drive in Marlboro and a teacher at the Bolger Middle School in Keansburg, was arrested on child pornography charges on Thursday, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Detectives of the Prosecutor’s Computer Crimes Unit conducted a search of Marinoff’s home and various personal electronic devices were seized. An initial preview forensic examination revealed that Marinoff possessed and distributed videos of child pornography via a peer-to-peer file-sharing program – an online connection of computers allowing the sharing of files directly between the individual users.

Marinoff was charged with one count each of second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Distribution of Child Pornography) and third degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Possession of Child Pornography).  The charges carry penalties of up to 15 years in state prison upon conviction and lifetime parole supervision under Megan’s Law.

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Posted: March 31st, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Marlboro resident, a teacher in Keansburg, is charged with kiddie porn distribution

Keansburg Mother Charged With Throwing 6 Month Old At Father

The Keansburg Police Department charged Nicole Robbolino. 32, of Briarwood Avenue, with one count of Assault and one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child on Tuesday after an investigation revealed that Robbolino threw a child safety seat containing her six month old son at her boyfriend–the father of the child.  The baby suffered a mild head injury.

According to a statement issued by the Police Department, officers where dispatched to the scene for a report that a 5 year old female that had sustained a hot water burn to her face.  The officers learned that the girl bumped into a stove, causing hot water to splash onto her face. She was treated on the scene by officers and Keansburg EMS and transported to Bayshore Hospital.

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Posted: January 26th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Keansburg Mother Charged With Throwing 6 Month Old At Father

Guadagno’s running for N.J. governor, and away from Christie

KEANSBURG — As Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno formally launched her 2017 bid for governor Tuesday, she avoided any talk of the unpopular governor who gave her a shot in statewide politics eight years ago. Promising that “better days are ahead in New Jersey,” Guadagno in her 22-minute speech at a Mexican restaurant La Playa did not… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: January 17th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: 2017 Elections, 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Politics, Kim Guadagno, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 Comments »

Keansburg Drug Distribution Ring Busted

Angela Scotti

Angela Scotti via facebook

Four Keansburg residents were arrested in the borough on Wednesday, December 14 and charged with various narcotic possession and distribution offenses.

The arrests were the result of a month-long investigation by the Keansburg Police Department, the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office and the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Narcotics Task Force, according to an announcement by the Keansburg PD.

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Posted: December 16th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Keansburg, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments »

Keansburg Man Arrested for Arson and Burglary of Borough Home

keansburg-policeEriberto R. Valentin, 55, of Center Avenue in Keansburg was arrested on Sunday and charged with second degree Aggravated Arson and third degree Burglary, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramicconi.

Valentin was found inside 34 Pineview Avenue on Sunday night by the residents upon returning to their home.  Shortly after Valentin fled the residence, a fire appeared inside. Responding Keansburg police officers extinguished the flames. An investigation resulted in Valentin’s arrest a short time later.

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Posted: October 3rd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Keansburg, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Keansburg Man Arrested for Arson and Burglary of Borough Home

Thousands of small fish wash up dead in Keansburg

assetContentKEANSBURG — Thousands of small fish, typically used for bait, have washed up in Keansburg over the last few days, leaving some seaside areas smelling quite unpleasant. “We believe they were likely chased into the creek by either bluefish or skates,” Bob Considine, a spokesman for the state Department of Environmental Protection, said in an email.… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 24th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Thousands of small fish wash up dead in Keansburg

Hazlet Man Charged With Middletown Bank Robbery

photo via Middletown PD's facebook page

photo via Middletown PD’s facebook page

Justin Rafalko, 25, of Sycamore Drive in Hazlet was charged with robbing the TD Bank branch on Harmony Road in Middletown, according to a statement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Rafaldo entered the bank at around 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, approached a teller with a note that indicated he was armed and demanding money. He fled the scene on a bicycle.

The Keansburg police apprehended Rafalko later on Saturday along the Henry Hudson Trail.  He was identified via surveillance video.

The investigation was a cooperative effort of the Monmouth County Prosectuor’s Office, the Middletown Police Department, the Hazlet Police Department and the FBI.

“This was a great team effort by all the law enforcement agencies involved to bring this case to a swift conclusion,” said Prosecutor Gramiccioni.

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Posted: August 22nd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Hazlet Man Charged With Middletown Bank Robbery

Monmouth County Launches Flooding Awareness Program

John Szeliga, Verizon; Middletown Mayor Gerald Scharfenberger; Monmouth County Freeholder Deputy Director Serena DiMaso; Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden; Capt. Jay Steingold of Naval Weapons Station Earle; FEMA Region II Administrator Michael Moriarty and Tony MacDonald Director of the Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute.

John Szeliga, Verizon; Middletown Mayor Gerald Scharfenberger; Monmouth County Freeholder Deputy Director Serena DiMaso; Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden; Capt. Jay Steingold of Naval Weapons Station Earle; FEMA Region II Administrator Michael Moriarty and Tony MacDonald Director of the Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute.

A countywide collaboration with Monmouth County’s government, FEMA, Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute, New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium, National Park Service, Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve at Rutgers University, Navy Weapons Station Earle, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and Verizon designed to raise the public’s awareness of flood risks and to encourage the mitigation of those risks was launched this morning in Middletown with the installation of a High Water Mark (HWM) sign at the Belford Ferry Terminal.

FEMA and the National Flood Insurance Program’s High Water Mark awareness program gives participating municipalities Community Rating System (CRS) points which result in residents of the community getting a break on their flood insurance premiums.

Municipal participation is voluntary and there is no cost to the towns for participating.

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Posted: June 27th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Keansburg Man Gets 20 Years For Armed Robbery, Impersonating A Cop

Steven P. Rinck

Steven P. Rinck

Steven P. Rinck, 49, of Seabreeze Way in Keansburg was sentenced to 20 years in state prison today for his conviction a total of 15 counts, including four counts of fourth degree Impersonating a Law Enforcement Officer, two counts of first degree Armed Robbery, one count of second degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, one count of second degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, two counts of fourth degree Aggravated Assault by Pointing a Firearm, two counts of third degree Terroristic Threats, two counts of second degree Kidnapping, and one count of second degree Certain Persons Not to Have Firearms.

John R. Tassini imposed the concurrent sentences today on the 15 charges in Freehold. Rinck is subject to the “No Early Release Act” which requires him to serve 85% of his sentence before he is eligible for parole.

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Posted: April 11th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Keansburg Man Gets 20 Years For Armed Robbery, Impersonating A Cop