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Belmar and Lake Como

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Belmar Police Department reported the following arrests occurred in Belmar and Lake Como from November 1, 2017 to November 29, 2017.

BELMAR

Ignacio Herrera, 59, of Belmar was arrested on November 29 on 14th Avenue by Det. Michael Yee, charged with sexual assault of a victim under age 13, aggravated sexual assault of a victim age 13 or under and endangering the welfare of a child. He was transported to the Monmouth County Correctional Institute, Freehold, where he remains held without bail.

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Joseph Bailey, 49, of Brooklyn was arrested on Route 71 on November 1 by Police Officer Patrick McGill, charged with possession of marijuana.

Kevin Hager, 22, of Trenton was charged with contempt on an outstanding warrant after his November 3 arrest on Main Street by Sgt. Todd Lee.

Carl Robinson, 53, of Wall was arrested on November 3 on Main Street by Police Officer Nichole Hawkins on an outstanding warrant.

Victor Owens, 32, of Jacobstown, was arrested on November 3 on 20th Avenue by Police Officer Anthony Steneck, charged with burglary, criminal trespass, criminal mischief, theft, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon. Owens was then arrested on November 22 on 20th Avenue by Det. Michael Yee, charged with receiving stolen property.

John Slover, 32, of Pennington was charged with contempt on an outstanding warrant after his November 4 arrest on Route 35 by Police Officer Corey Whitman.

Brian Montevecchi, 39, of Belmar was charged with contempt on an outstanding warrant and theft of services after his November 9 arrest on 12th Avenue by Sgt. Christopher Lynch.

Danny Greer, 63, of Morton, Pa., was charged with contempt on an outstanding warrant after his November 10 arrest on Main Street by Police Officer Erik Lieb.

Andrew McGill, 31, of South Plainfield was arrested on 16th Avenue on November 16 by Police Officer Brian Poppert, charged with possession of marijuana and use or possession with intent to use.

Daniel Fernandes, 23, of Belmar was charged with theft by unlawful taking or disposition after his November 21 arrest on Main Street by Police Officer Lawrence Kelly.

Natquan Johnson, 23, of Tinton Falls was charged with contempt on an outstanding warrant after his November 21 arrest on Main Street by Police Officer Timothy Yee.

James Crotchfelt, 47, of Toms River was charged with contempt on an outstanding warrant after his November 22 arrest on Main Street by Police Officer Timothy Yee.

Rocco Dinardo, 47, of Belmar was arrested on Oakwood Road on November 23 by Police Officer Anthony Steneck, charged with simple assault and criminal mischief.

Adam Heitner, 19, of the Morganville section of Marlboro was arrested on 16th Avenue on November 23 by Police Officer Nichole Hawkins, charged with possession of marijuana and use or possession with intent to use.

Quashon Artis, 25, of Asbury Park was arrested on Route 35 on November 26 by Police Officer Anthony Steneck, charged with possession of marijuana.

William Cecere, 66, of Spring Lake was arrested on November 28 on Main Street by Police Officer Peter Speakman on an outstanding warrant.

Scott McGrath, 31, of Belmar was charged with hindering apprehension, obstruction and disorderly conduct after his November 28 arrest on 15th Avenue by Patrick McGill.

Joseph White, 50, of Wall was charged with contempt on an outstanding warrant and defiant trespass after his November 29 arrest on Pine Tree Way by Police Officer Philip Bohrman.

Ignacio Herrera, 59, of Belmar was arrested on November 29 on 14th Avenue by Det. Michael Yee, charged with sexual assault of a victim under age 13, aggravated sexual assault of a victim age 13 or under and endangering the welfare of a child. He was transported to the Monmouth County Correctional Institute, Freehold, where he remains held without bail.

LAKE COMO

Nakee Davis, 18, of Asbury Park was arrested on Main Street on November 14 by Police Officer Peter Speakman, charged with possession of marijuana.

Alejandro Garcia-Merino, 26, of Manasquan was charged with disorderly conduct after his November 17 arrest on Main Street by Sgt. Ryan Nolan. Garcia-Merino was also arrested on November 28 on 16th Avenue by Police Officer Patrick McGill, charged with defiant trespass and disorderly conduct.

Guillermo Bautista-Merino, 29, of Avon-by-the-Sea was arrested on November 28 on 16th Avenue by Police Officer Corey Whitman, charged with defiant trespass and disorderly conduct.

Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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