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Shooting Death Being Investigated at Former Long Branch Mayor’s Home

June and Philip Huhn photo via facebook

The body of June Huhn, 73, the wife of former Long Branch Mayor Phillip Huhn, was found with a fatal gunshot wound in the couples’ Norwood Ave home this morning.

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Physical Therapist in Manasquan Charged With Sexual Contact With Two Employees

Lukas DeLorenzo

Lukas I. DeLorenzo, 35, of Neptune Township, was charged yesterday with fourth degree Sexual Contact for illegally groping two employees under the guise of training them in physical therapy, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

DeLorenzo and his wife, Katherine, are the owners of Coast Rehab, a physical therapy practice with locations in Manasquan and New York City. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 13th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Physical Therapist in Manasquan Charged With Sexual Contact With Two Employees

Middletown Man Charged With Arson

Thomas A. Farzan, 30, was charged with Arson and Resisting Arrest after purposely setting his Cherry Tree Farm Lane family’s home on fire, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

At approximately 5:42 p.m., on March 4, the Middletown Township Police and Fire Departments responded to a fire at 161 Cherry Tree Lane. Upon arrival, authorities observed smoke billowing from the home.  Upon attempting to find an entry point to the home, officials noticed a male standing near the back door. Upon questioning, Farzan attempted to flee police and after a brief struggle, was arrested.

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Posted: March 5th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Middletown Man Charged With Arson

Judge Orders Neptune Sicko To Stay Locked Up Till Trial

Prosecutor Asks Victims To Come Forward

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Wayne M. Delhagen, 25, of Wayside Road in Neptune Township, was ordered to be held in custody until his trial for stalking, burglary and cyber stalking for women, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

The ruling by Judge Paul X. Escandon comes more than three months after the man was arrested and charged following a series of events that appear to have started after he harassed women through social media, ultimately breaking into the Neptune Township home of two of his female victims.

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Posted: October 10th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Judge Orders Neptune Sicko To Stay Locked Up Till Trial

Hazlet Lawyer Arrested For Stealing $285,000 From Real Estate Clients

Steven H. Salami, 44, an attorney from Hazlet, was arrested Friday afternoon and charged with two counts of Misapplication of Entrusted Property, second degree crimes, and three counts of Misapplication of Entrusted Property, third degree crimes, after an investigation revealed he stole $285,000 from four victims from April, 2019 through August, 2019. Salami is a practicing attorney with a law office located in Hazlet, N.J.  Salami is currently being held in the Monmouth County Correctional Institution, Freehold, pending a detention hearing, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

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Posted: October 4th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Hazlet Lawyer Arrested For Stealing $285,000 From Real Estate Clients

Neptune Man Charged With Stalking, Burglary and Harassment

Wayde M. Delhagen photo via facebook

Wayde M. Delhagen, 25, of Neptune Township, is in the custody of the Monmouth County Correctional Institution, charged with third degree Burglary, fourth degree Theft by Unlawful Taking, fourth degree Criminal Mischief, and related charges of fourth degree Stalking and fourth degree Cyber-Harassment, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Delhagen’s crime was reported by WABC-EyewitnessNews on Friday.

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Posted: June 26th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

Ocean Township Man Accused of Luring, Endangering

Authorities seek additional victims

Barton Cross-Tierney II, 29, of Franklin Ave in Ocean Township, who also goes by Barton Cross, was arrested at his home by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office on June 6, 2019 and charged with Luring, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Promoting Obscenity to a Child, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni.

Throughout 2018, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office received multiple Cybertips regarding a participant of Discord, an online chat platform that allows for text exchanges, voice communications and video chats, engaging in inappropriate conversations with underage girls.  In December 2018, a juvenile female contacted the FBI tipline and reported that she had engaged in an inappropriate online relationship with an adult male from Ocean, NJ, with the Discord username “Barton Cross.”  An investigation revealed that Barton Cross committed sexual acts while in a video chat with the juvenile victim. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: June 25th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Ocean Township Man Accused of Luring, Endangering

Bayshore Heroin Ring Busted

A network of people distributing 20,000 bags of heroin per month throughout the Monmouth County Bayshore and been broken up by law enforcement. Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced this morning that 32 people have been charged in “Operation Finished Business.” A 16 month long investigation involving multiple law enforcement agencies has resulted in 28 arrests while four defendants remain at large.

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Posted: April 15th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Bayshore Heroin Ring Busted

Driver Charged with DWI and Reckless Driving in Atlantic Highlands Fatal Crash

Dylan Rieger, photo via facebook

 

Dylan Rieger, the 27 year old Belford resident who allegedly struck and killed John and Barbara Grogan of Atlantic Highlands on Route 36 on Friday night, has been charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Reckless Driving in connection with the incident, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced.

The Grogans were attempting to cross the intersection from the northbound direction of State Highway 36 and Grand Avenue at approximately 7:50 p.m. Friday evening, when they were struck by an eastbound 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, driven by Rieger.

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Posted: March 11th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments »

Atlantic Highlands Couple Struck and Killed on Route 36

Route 36 and Grand Ave, Atlantic Highlands

John Grogan, 60, and his wife Barbara Grogan, 59, were stuck and killed by a motor vehicle on Route 36 in their hometown of Atlantic Highlands on Friday evening, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

According to Gramiccioni’s announcement, the Grogans were attempting to cross Route 36 at the intersection of Grand Ave. when they were struck by a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, driven by Dylan Rieger, 27, of Belford.

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Posted: March 9th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Atlantic Highlands Couple Struck and Killed on Route 36