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Police & Fire

February 9, 2024

HAZLET TOWNSHIP, NJ — Tuesday evening at Hazlet Township's Municipal Building it was a packed house. On the agenda were 2 retirements and 6 promotions for the Hazlet Township Police Department, including the official swearing in of Robert M. Mulligan as Hazlet Township’s newest Police ...

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HAZLET, NJ: On Tuesday, February 6, the Township of Hazlet will appoint a new Police Chief, and announce new department promotions. Ahead of that, on Thursday, the women and men in blue participated in a traditional Walkout Ceremony for Police Chief Ted Wittke and Lt. Christopher Acevedo. Both are ...

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HAZLET, NJ: Earlier this month, Sergeant Will Marvel and Officers Kevin Quinn and Connor Sheehan, of the Hazlet Township Police Department, received the Kimberly Smith Ames DWI Awareness Recognition Award. The award, presented by the Monmouth County Traffic Officers Association, was awarded to ...

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FREEHOLD – Crime still doesn't pay if the charges brought against  a Middletown New Jersey police officer stick. The charges, shoplifting, from an already discounted store, were brought by the Monmouth County Prosecutors Office against Brenden B. Santiago. The charges were filed on Tuesday, January ...

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HAZLET, NJ: According to the Hazlet Police Department, at around 3:45am Sunday they received a report of two black males attempting to enter a home in Hazlet. A white Hyundai sedan dropped the two men (as pictured) off near a home on Colby Ln, located in the Fleetwood Park section of ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ -  A tragedy occured on Route 34 at approximately 4:30PM on Saturday, near the Farmingdale and Colts Neck border. Command at the scene reported an overturned vehicle in the woods. Fire has also been reported with a fatality and entrapment. Six ambulances were reported to be ...

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***UPDATE*** FRIDAY EVEING FROM HOLMDEL POLICE DEPARTMENT: After receiving several tips, the juvenile was located and is safe. Thank you to everyone who reached out with information. HPD.   HOLMDEL, NJ: The Holmdel Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 14 year old, ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ — An Asbury Park man who got lost driving to Toms River was shot in both arms when he stopped in a Lakewood neighborhood on Sunday night, January 7, 2024.  Lakewood police Capt. Gregory Staffordsmith reported that the 27-year-old man was unfamiliar with the area and stopped ...

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KEYPORT, NJ - It's been a busy reorganization season in Keyport this year and the 2024 Elected Board of Fire Chiefs was no exception. In Facebook post shared by the department, Keyport Police stated, "Chief Shannon Torres was honored to have sworn in the ranking members of the Keyport First Aid ...

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HAZLET, NJ: Firefighters early this afternoon have been fighting a fire in a 2-story dwelling in Hazlet on Franciscan Way. The fire reportedly began in the garage. Reports indicate the firefighters rescued a dog. This article will be updated as details come in. 

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Hazlet, NJ: On December 19, at the regularTownship meeting, Mayor Michael Sachs administered the oath of office in swearing in two new Hazlet police officers, Bruce Strickland and Derek Ernst, who will attend the Monmouth County Police Academy starting January 8th. The Hazlet Police Department ...

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THIRD UPDATE-This from the Hazlet Police Department: UPDATE 12/21/2023 1120hrs: Hazlet boy that was missing twice, has been located and arrangements are being made for his safe return home.  SECOND UPDATE: DEC. 20, HAZLET POLICE ANNOUNCE THAT AFTER BOY WHO WENT MISSING FROM HAZLET NJ, WAS FOUND ...

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SECOND UPDATE: DEC. 20, HAZLET POLICE ANNOUNCE THAT AFTER BOY WHO WENT MISSING FROM HAZLET NJ, WAS FOUND SAFE IN JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA, HE THEN RUNS AWAY FROM A YOUTH CRISIS FACILITY, AND IS MISSING AGAIN.  LATER IN THE DAY ON DECEMBER 20, THE HAZLET POLICE RELEASED THIS STATEMENT:  "This ...

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HAZLET, NJ: At 9:55 PM, this evening, TAPinto Hazlet received a report of a working fire in the area of Laurel Avenue and Woody Terrace. Hazlet Firefighters are now on the scene fighting the fire of a two story wood frame structure, and setting up apparatus to protect nearby trailer park. This is a ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A 39-year-old woman, found slain at a home in the Fords neighborhood, is remembered for her “adventurous spirit,” creative talent, and her “deep spirituality.” That’s how April Lynn Duncza’s family, friends and co-workers describe this irrepressible woman, according to her ...

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HAZLET, NJ - A school bus accident was reported near 30 Cresci Blvd at about 3PM by Raritan Valley Elementary School. A minor injury was reported to the bus driver involved. Information to follow as available.

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NEW JERSEY: According to Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolana Ciccone, April Duncza, 39, was found dead at a home in Woodbridge, NJ, with serious head trauma around 4:50 p.m. on Wednesday, November 29th.. She was pronounced dead at the scene, and her ex-boyfriend, Kevin Bacon, 46, of Keansburg, ...

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10AM Update: "The matter is still under investigation, but law enforcement has determined there is no imminent threat at American Dream at this time. The @NJSP has reopened the mall." stated Governor Murphy. NEW JERSEY - According to the NJ Governor's office, "The New Jersey State Police is ...

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UPDATE: CHILDREN REPORTED TO BE FOUND. HOLMDEL, NJ: TAPinto received a report around 5:30pm that two 11-year-old Holmdel children are reported as missing. They were last seen in the area of Centerville road. If anyone has seen these children or has any information, please call the Holmdel Police ...

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MIDDLETOWN: TAPinto received a report at 5:15pm this evening, of a car overturned on route 35 near the Middletown Post Office. Witness reports a second involved car was seen leaving scene and fleeing towards Holmdel, on route 35 North. Avoid area of route 35 near Middletown Post Office at this ...

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HAZLET, NJ: It is that time of the year again for sporting extra hair all in the spirit of giving! And, it's not about Santa's beard!  According to No-Shave.org, No—Shave throughout the month of November participants skip shaving and grooming to spark conversations about cancer to increase ...

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AS OF PUBLISHING TIME, THE TEEN IS STILL MISSING AND STATE POLICE ARE ASKING TO SHARE THIS INFORMATION IN ARTICLE BELOW:   NEW JERSEY: The New Jersey State Police Missing Persons and Human Trafficking Unit and the Nutley Police Department are seeking the public's assistance with locating ...

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KEYPORT, NJ: On Sunday evening around 6:30PM, TAPinto Keyport received a report that an unidentified body had been recovered from the Keyport harbor. This is following the search for a man who was kayaking in the Keyport harbor last week and has been missing.  Keyport Police Department issued ...

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HAZLET, NJ: The Hazlet Police Department's Special Needs Open House, will take place on Saturday, October 21, from 11AM-2PM. All are welcome, you do not have to be a Hazlet resident. "We are so excited to welcome everyone to our event directed towards those in our community who prefer a smaller, ...

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****UPDATE**** As of 8:20 AM (approx. 6 hours later) police arrested one suspect who was on the loose. Reports indicate he had a weapon; a knife. The other 2 were not caught. If anyone has any information, or security camera footage that may help, please call Holmdel police at ...

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HAZLET, NJ: Don't miss the Saturday, Sept. 16, PBA #189 Car Show at Veterans Park, in Hazlet. This will be a festive event with food trucks, street vendors, music, family fun and lots of antique, classic, and really cool vehicles on display! Of course there will be a lot of cool people too at this ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Heightened police activity was observed and reported at the Target store in Middletown due to emergency alerts of a bomb threat. The incident was reported at around 11AM Tuesday. Fire, Police and EMS responded. According to law enforcement, this is part of a multi-state bomb ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: According to the Middletown Township Fire Department At 6:44p.m. Saturday, August 19, 2023, the Middletown Township Fire Department (MTFD) was dispatched to a reported structure fire, at 112 Lakeside Avenue, in the Navesink section of town. The call was reported via a passerby via ...

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HAZLET, NJ: The Hazlet Township Police Benevolent Association Local 189 will be hosting their 14th Annual Honor Guard Cornhole Tournament at Leocadia Court Recreation Area in Hazlet, NJ on Saturday October 14th, 2023. Registration for the event will begin at 9:00 AM.  All teams must pre-register ...

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HAZLET, NJ - The Hazlet Township Police Department acted swiftly in response to a package theft on Beers Street, identifying the suspect based on evidence gathered. In the early evening of August 16, 2023, Officers Conner Sheehan and Joshua Wagner from the Hazlet Township Police Department were ...

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