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Belmar Police, Firefighters Snuff Out Fire at Ninth Avenue Home

April 16, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — A fire in the front wall of a home at 110 Ninth Avenue was quickly put out by Belmar police and firefighters yesterday morning, according to eyewitness accounts.

At about 9 a.m., emergency responders were dispatched to the home, where police first arrived and were able to use a fire extinguisher to squelch the small blaze which originated near an electrical outlet, according ...

Asbury Park Man Charged in Senior Citizens Complex Homicide

FREEHOLD, NJ — An Asbury Park man is being held without bail after being charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of a 57-year-old male at the city’s senior citizens complex.

Knowledge B. Allah, 54, of Asbury Park, is accused of killing Salah Ali, also of Asbury Park, whose lifeless body was found on April 11 inside the Dr. Robinson Towers, located at 1000 ...

Two Lake Como Men Charged After Drugs, Cash Seized in Bust by Belmar Police

LAKE COMO, NJ — Two Lake Como men have been charged with multiple drug offenses after the Belmar police seized LSD, psychedelic mushrooms, ecstasy, marijuana, ketamine and $67,200 in cash at their Main Street home, police said.

Dane Fischl and Christopher Gathman, both of 1623 Main Street, were arrested on April 3 during the execution of a search warrant by the Belmar Police Detective ...

Police in Monmouth County Target Distracted Drivers during April Crackdown

FREEHOLD, NJ — Law enforcement throughout Monmouth County are cracking down on distracted drivers this month as part of New Jersey’s UDrive, UText, UPay enforcement campaign.

During Distracted Driving Awareness Month through April 21, the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office and local police departments will target motorists who engage in dangerous distracted driving behaviors, ...

Belmar Firefighters Put Out Bedroom Fire in 16th Avenue Home, Rescue Trapped Dog

BELMAR, NJ — Firefighters were successful yesterday, March 9, in containing a house fire at 205 16th Avenue to one bedroom, including rescuing a dog trapped in that room, according to Belmar Fire Marshal Ryan Dullea.

Because the door to the bedroom where the fire occurred was closed, the Belmar Fire Department was able to bring the blaze under control within 30 minutes after receiving ...

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