Man wanted for attempted luring

Ocean Township – Police are asking anyone who can help identify the man in the attached sketch to contact Detective Bryan Morgan at 732-531-1800. Confidential tip can be placed at 732-531-3323, the hotline. Read More >>

Car dealer and Motor Vehicle Commission tech plead guilty

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that the operator of a used car dealership in Middlesex County, N.J., pleaded guilty today to using fraudulent vehicle titles to sell cars damaged in Superstorm Sandy to unsuspecting customers. A suspended Motor Vehicle Commission technician who helped him obtain the fraudulent vehicle titles also pleaded guilty today in the criminal scheme, and charges are pending against a former car salesman at the dealership. Read More >>

Missing: Nicholas Johnson

Ocean Township – Police are asking for help in locating a 26 year old man who was last seen at the Gateway Treatment Center located on Center Street. Read More >>


Strict Liability Case Places Blame on Drug Dealer for Heroin Overdose Death

(FREEHOLD) An Avon-by-the-Sea man will be prosecuted under the state’s Strict Liability law placing the responsibility on him for the heroin overdose death of a man at a Rumson drug rehabilitation transitional center, announced Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Read More >>

Night clerk at 7-11 charged with criminal sexual contact

Ocean Township – Police received a call early this morning stating that a female shopper at the 7-11 store on Sunset Avenue was groped by the clerk.
In a prepared statement issued by Detective Lieutenant Kevin L. Faller, his department responded to a woman who called at 2:33 a.m., to report that she was inappropriately touched by the store employee. Officer Gregory Martone responded to the store.
An investigation revealed that the victim was shopping in the store and was followed out to her car by the clerk. The accused individual was a 68-year-old man, of Wanamassa section of the Township. The clerk allegedly approached the victim and began hugging and kissing her. The victim resisted his advances fled the area in her car and called police.”
Assisting Martone were Detectives Michael Melody and Bryan Morgan. Police arrested the amn and charged him with one count of criminal sexual contact. Ocean Township Municipal Court Judge Timothy McGoughran set bail at $1,000 with no ten percent option.
Police didn’t confirm if surveillance footage was available from the security cameras that are used at these 24-hour convenience stores. Most have several devices recording action inside the stores and covering the parking areas.
The clerk was released after posting bail and was assigned a future court date.

MC Mosquito Commission will be spraying in Ocean tonight

Once again the Monmouth County Mosquito Commission will be spraying in our area tomorrow night. Please see the attached photo for the area and also visit the website for additional details! A CodeRed phone notification will be sent as well. Read More >>

Mom found unconscious in car with two year old in backseat

Ocean Township – Officer Michael Galvin took a report of a woman who was unconscious in her car which also had a young child in the backseat. Read More >>

Gonzalez will be first female sergeant in LBPD history

September 5, 2014 will be an historic day for the Long Branch Police Department. Read More >>

Bank of America to Pay $16.65 Billion

Bank of America to Pay $16.65 Billion in Historic Justice Department Settlement for Financial Fraud Leading up to and During the Financial Crisis Read More >>

Exploring law enforcement

By Walter J. O’Neill, Jr

Long Branch – Police Explorers is a program designed to open young men and women between the ages of 14 and 20, who might have an interest in learning more about careers and opportunities in the field of law enforcement. Read More >>