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Belmar Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Robbing Sleeping Seniors

May 20, 2018

FREEHOLD, NJ — A Belmar man will spend at least four years of an eight-year sentence in prison for breaking into the Bradley Beach home of two elderly brothers while they slept and fleeing with personal belongings and cash, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

Andre Figueroa, 37, was sentenced by Superior Court Judge Joseph W. Oxley on May 17, making him ineligible ...

Farmingdale Investment Adviser Pleads Guilty in $3 Million Fraud Scheme

TRENTON, NJ — A Farmingdale tax adviser has admitted to defrauding investment clients out of millions of dollars, forging an attorney’s signature without authorization in connection with that scheme and preparing false tax returns for his clients, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito has announced.

Scott Newsholme, 43, pleaded guilty on April 11 before U.S. District Judge Anne E. Thompson ...

Asbury Park Man Gets 17 Years in Prison for Fatal Stabbing

FREEHOLD, NJ — An Asbury Park man will spend 17 years in prison for the stabbing death of a 19-year-old Neptune man in 2015, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Tyreek Williams, 24, was sentenced on April 13 by Superior Court Judge Joseph W. Oxley to the 17-year prison term after pleading guilty in December 2017 to first-degree aggravated manslaughter in ...

Judges Reject Ex-Wall Schools Superintendent’s Appeal of Conviction for Misconduct, Record Tampering

FREEHOLD, NJ — Former Wall Superintendent of Schools James Habel has lost an appeal of his 2015 conviction for official misconduct and falsifying public records, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

A three-judge panel of the Superior Court, Appellate Division, rejected all of Habel’s arguments for the appeal on April 10 and also upheld his five-year ...

Harmons Amend $10 Million Federal Lawsuit against Belmar over Rejection of Liquor License Transfer

TRENTON, NJ — Bar owners Timothy and Matthew Harmon have filed an amended $10 million federal lawsuit against Belmar, after their original complaint was dismissed for failing to sufficiently prove that the borough intentionally prevented them from opening an outdoor bar.

Following U.S. District Judge Peter Sheridan’s dismissal in February without prejudice of the lawsuit filed last ...

Ex-Municipal Judge in Bradley Beach, Neptune City Not Going to Prison for Ticket-Fixing Scheme

FREEHOLD, NJ — Former Municipal Judge Richard Thompson has entered a pretrial intervention program nearly two months after pleading guilty to falsifying records in a ticket-fixing scheme that benefited the towns in which he served, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

If the 62-year-old Middletown resident completes the 12-month PTI program with a clean record, the ...

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