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Police & Fire

July 3, 2022

HOLMDEL, NJ - Don't run out for coffee just yet if you are near Laurel Avenue. Local police report that Laurel Ave is completely closed at the NJ Transit RR overpass. Detours being put in place as of 9:20AM. A Water Main Break at NJ-35 South was reported earlier this morning.  

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NEW JERSEY - The New Jersey State Police would like everyone to enjoy their holiday safely. If you plan on visiting one of our beaches, lakes, state parks, or spending time with friends and family, there will be more cars on our roadways statewide, including ours. During the July 4th holiday ...

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HAZLET, NJ - The intersection of Laurel Avenue and Route 36 in Hazlet was not a safe spot on Friday June 17, 2022. According to police, driver James Best crashed his car with a trailer attached, took off and crashed again into a pole and then continued to run away. At approximately 7:05pm, ...

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KEYPORT, NJ: Around 2:30 p.m. Thursday, a motor vehicle crash on Route 35, in Keyport was reported. According to unconfirmed reports a woman and a 6-year-old child were seriously injured. The child was ejected from the car and was airlifted to Jersey Shore Trauma Center, an unconfirmed report ...

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On Thursday, around 2:02 pm, the Middletown Township Police Department responded to a motor vehicle crash involving a car that struck a juvenile operating an electric scooter. The crash occurred the intersection of Cherry Tree Farm Road and Chanowich Court. The juvenile, a 12-year-old male, of ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ – On June 12, 2022, at 10:01am, the Middletown Twp. Police Department responded to The Hub, a hotel located at 650 State Route 35, for a report of a woman who had been held against her will in one of the rooms at the hotel. Responding officers spoke with the victim, an adult ...

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New Jersey American Water Announces 2022 Volunteer Firefighter and EMS Grant Recipients 23 departments receive over $41,000 in funding NEW JERSEY: New Jersey American Water announced the recipients of its 2022 Volunteer Fire and EMS Grant Program. This year, 23 volunteer fire and EMS ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - A motor vehicle accident was reported at about 12:30PM area of Route 34 near Pleasant Valley Rd., EMS reported for one injury. No further details were available at this time.  

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HOLMDEL, N.J.—Today, Tuesday, June 7, Middletown Road will be closed between American Way and Stillwell Road,  from 9:30 a.m. until noon. This is according to an announcement from the  Holmdel Township Police Department: "Traffic will be detoured to Everett Road during that time so please plan ...

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HOLMDEL/MIDDLETOWN, NJ - An eyewitness is reporting a multi vehicle accident on the Garden State Parkway resulting in closed lanes at 2:40PM. Be prepared for significant back-ups and detour if possible. The eyewitness reported that the occupants may be OK but damaged cars are in the ...

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The Middletown Twp. Police thanks the public for their assistance in this incident.  Anyone with information about this case or other related incidents is asked to contact Detective First Class Adam Colfer at (732) 615-2048. Middletown, NJ – On May 28, 2022 at approximately 4:22p.m., Middletown ...

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Holmdel's Fire Department issued this statement following the Fire Station Dedication and Engine 18-77 Wetdown Day: "Holmdel Fire Rescue would like to take this time to thank the committee who put this dedication together: Deputy Chief Nicholas Rybakowski, President Brian McGraw,Vice President ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Police are on the scene of the recent puppy napper case. Now, according to unconfirmed reports, local police are at The Pet Shoppe in Middletown with possibly the same person that stole the female Cockapoo puppy on Thursday, and - believe it or not - trying to return it for the ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Laurel Avenue will reopen to traffic on Sunday, May 22, 2022. This is according to New Jersey Transit who notified the Township that work has been completed and the road will be open to vehicular traffic in both directions. By way of background the emergency repair project was the ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: TAPinto was on the scene at 7:55 a.m., on the Garden State Parkway South, where a motor vehicle accident had occurred. Traffic remains backed up between Holmdel's exit 114, and Lincroft/Red Bank exit 109. First responders were on the scene quickly. Please avoid area at this time if ...

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NEW JERSEY - Gov. Phil Murphy Monday morning announced the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grants will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment. Murphy made his announcment in person at the ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Holmdel Police have provided an update to the early morning pursuit of a stolen vehicle. Around 1:00 a.m. early Friday morning, TAPinto received a report that a stolen vehicle pursuit in Holmdel, ended in a crash at Everett Road and Route 520, in Middletown. Four subjects fled on ...

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Holmdel Township, NJ  - The Holmdel Township Police Department (HTPD) has initiated its own Traffic Safety Campaign aimed at lowering traffic related deaths, injuries, and crashes. This comprehensive approach is aimed at examining each area of Traffic Safety and further introduces new ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - The actions by quick thinking students at Holmdel High School averted crisis on Thursday. A non-resident adult male entered the parking lot with a knife in his possession related to a prior dispute. It is unknown what the dispute regarded. The issue and the arrest was addressed in a ...

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Holmdel Township, NJ (April 22nd 2022) - The Holmdel Township Police Department (HTPD) will continue with its “High Visibility Enforcement” (HiVE) efforts and show weekly statistics. HTPD hopes to increase awareness and reduce collisions related to speeding, distracted driving and following too ...

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FREEHOLD – A single-car crash has claimed the life of two passengers in Freehold Township Tuesday evening, announced Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey. On Tuesday April 19, 2022, at approximately 10:38 p.m., the Freehold Township Police Department responded to a report of an ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Is there an aspiring Police Officer in your house? Well, they have an opportunity to get first-hand knowledge of the important work of a Police Officer in the Police Youth Academy. According to the Holmdel Police Department, they are now accepting applications! Their information is ...

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HOLMDEL/MIDDLETOWN/HAZLET: As with so many things, we hear a message repeated but until the action commences we may not quite listen. Road detours are a great example. Such is the case with Laurel Avenue which is now completely shut down due to a prior accident with a truck against the bridge.

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Holmdel Township, NJ (April 15th 2022) - The Holmdel Township Police Department (HTPD) will continue with its “High Visibility Enforcement” (HiVE) efforts during the week of April 18th on the below listed roadways. HTPD hopes to increase awareness and reduce collisions related to speeding, ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ — The Holmdel Township Committee will be officially cutting the ribbon on the new Holmdel fire station on Thursday, April 14. The community event is set to begin at 4 p.m. at 12 Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel. You can't miss the new shiny red building!  All members of the public are ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Anyone can be a victim of sexual assault. A particularly high risk category is young college women, many of them living away from home for the first time. Tragically, one in 5 young college women are victims of sexual violence. Rapes that occur on college campuses are often not ...

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INTEGRITY * PRIDE  * DEDICATION  HOLMDEL, NJ -The Holmdel Township Police Department will begin the announcement of roadways where speeding and other enforcement efforts will be taking place. This high visibility approach will alert the community about the issues reported to us by concerned ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: TAPinto received a report around 11:10 a.m. of a carjacking near or on Bernard Drive, in Middletown. This article has been updated: Middletown Police confirm that it is NOT a carjacking, and it is a stolen vehicle case with no violence involved. Confirmed report is the vehicle is a ...

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YOU CAN BE A PART OF THIS GREAT VOLUNTEER TEAM:  COLTS NECK, NJ -  The Colts Neck Volunteer Fire Department was founded in 1927 and stands ready to assist over 12,000 residents and numerous businesses within the Township. The Fire Department is comprised of two companies, Company #1 is ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ – An additional responsibility for the Red Bank Volunteer Fire Department is helping boaters who encounter trouble on our rivers. The department recently acquired a pretty beat-up SeaArk boat from the State and are asking the greater surrounding community for help. The operative ...

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