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Belmar Firefighters Assist in Containing Spring Lake Heights Fire to One Unit in Fairway Mews

June 14, 2018

SPRING LAKE HEIGHTS, NJ — Belmar Fire Department was among 11 fire companies and other first responders called upon to assist in battling a structure fire on June 11 at Fairway Mews in Spring Lake Heights.

In a request for mutual aid by the Spring Lake Heights Fire Department at about 4:30 p.m., Belmar responded to 31 Maple Drive in the gated community with its ladder truck, where it ...

Belmar Police Need Public’s Help to Locate Driver who Fled Scene After Striking Bicyclist

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar police are looking for information on a hit-and-run accident this past Memorial Day weekend that has left a bicyclist with multiple injuries.

On Saturday, May 26 at about 6 p.m., a bicyclist traveling north on Main Street near the Seventh Avenue intersection was struck by a beige and tan sport utility vehicle going in the same direction, according to ...

Brick Man Charged with Discarding Woman’s Body Found Wrapped in Tarp in Wall

FREEHOLD, NJ — A Brick man has been arrested in connection with discarding the body of a woman found wrapped in a tarp in the area of Brighton Avenue and Rockefeller Drive in Wall Township last month.

Edward Ramirez, 51, has been charged with disturbing human remains in the death of Jamie Leis, 35, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. He remains jailed ...

Another Shooting in Asbury Park Has Investigators in Search of Leads on Suspects

FREEHOLD, NJ — For the second time in less than a week, Monmouth County and Asbury Park detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred in the city, this time leaving a male victim critically injured.

At about 1:11 a.m. on Sunday June 3, the Asbury Park Police Department responded to the area of 100 Langford Street after receiving a report of shots fired. While the officers located ...

Investigators Looking for Information in Asbury Park Shooting

FREEHOLD, NJ — Detectives are asking for the public’s help in learning more about a shooting on Main Street in Asbury Park yesterday afternoon, leaving one person with minor injuries, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

At about 4:06 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29, Asbury Park police responded to the area of 1400 Main Street to a report of shots fired. While no ...

Three Belmar Special Officers Graduate from Monmouth County Police Academy

FREEHOLD, NJ — Three special officers of the Belmar Police Department recently graduated from the Monmouth County Police Academy.

Joseph DeFeo, Jeremy Jeffries and Tyler Redy were among 57 graduates of the 45th Basic Course for Class II Special Law Enforcement Officers. The course is a three-month program that consists of approximately 600 hours of training that gives these special ...

Power Restored at Boathouse Bar & Grill, Surrounding Homes After Memorial Day Mishap

BELMAR, NJ — Power at the Boathouse Bar and Grill on Main Street and nearby homes has been restored — nearly 34 hours after a roll-off container truck knocked down a utility pole on 15th Avenue on Memorial Day.

The circumstances surrounding the May 28 incident involving the truck, owned by Lynx Waste & Recycling Solutions Inc.of Lake Como, were not immediately known. It ...

Hightstown Man Will Remain Jailed Until Trial in Murder of Woman in Freehold

FREEHOLD, NJ — Kader Mustafa, charged in the fatal shooting of Sciasia Calhoun in Freehold Township, will remain behind bars until his trial. He was denied bail by Superior Court Judge Paul X. Escandon on May 25.

The 36-year-old Hightstown resident was charged on May 5 with first-degree murder, attempted murder, two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for ...

Woman’s Body Found Wrapped in Tarp in Wall Identified

FREEHOLD, NJ — Authorities have identified the female victim whose body was discovered wrapped in a tarp alongside a road in Wall yesterday, May 17.

Jami Leis, 35, was found deceased in the area of Brighton Avenue and Rockefeller Drive, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. There were no visible injuries to Leis, whose last known address was in Toms River. An ...

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