Police & Fire

May 22, 2020

COLTS NECK, NJ: TAPinto Colts Neck received a report at approximately 12:02 pm today that there is a major fuel spill at the intersection of NJ Route 34 and County Road 537. Units on scene with a 100 gallon diesel spill from a ruptured saddle tank, requesting county hazmat. Drivers may want ...

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HOLMDEL NJ - A fire broke out on the roof of Hobby Lobby in Holmdel, at approximately 11AM on Sunday. Roads were blocked off and the site was evacuated. Command on scene requested dry chemical extinguishers to the roof. Mutual aid was also there to assist Holmdel from nearby ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ -  The chase is on. K9 search dogs are on the lookout with local police for two male suspects that fled from the Lowes home improvement store.  A drone is also reportedly called in to the scene at about 6:30PM. Breaking news reports state that the subjects fled into the woods ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Breaking news service reported at about 2:45pm Overturned car on Garden State Pkwy Southbound Express Milemarker 112.5 EMS reporting multiple injuries Car is upright in the express lanes rolled over from the local lanes. No further information at this time.

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UPDATE 11:30 -  ALS/BLS transporting to Jersey Shore Trauma Ctr. RT 35 north has been reopened. MIDDLETOWN, NJ - A motor vehicle accident with entrapment had been reported at 10:30 in Middletown in front of 1843 Route 35 North - near Evergreen Funeral Home Route 35 Northbound. Initial reports ...

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MIDDLETOWN/HOLMDEL, NJ: TAPinto Holmdel/Middletown, received a report at 11:04 am today that there is a car fire at the area of Dwight and Red Hill Roads. There is a detour set up to divert traffic. Avoid the area. 

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ -  In the past hour (approximately 1:30) a Road Closure is reported. A tornado watch is in effect. Red Hill Road - Police Department closing Red Hill Rd between Bamm Hollow Rd and Holland Rd due to trees and wires down. Totally impassable Also in Farmingdale there was ...

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Updated: Gas is shut down HOLMDEL, NJ - A gas leak has been reported at approximately 11:30AM on Banyan Blvd in town.  Units are on scene with a stove which is not turning off filling the residential structure with gas. The units are going to be evacuated according to reports. Always call ...

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Middletown, NJ: TAPinto received  two separate reports at approximately 2:20 and 2:22 pm:  Live wires are down near Sleepy Hollow Rd and Chapel Hill Rd. There are reports of brush fire with live wires down. Avoid the area. First responders on the scene. In a second report a tree has fallen on a ...

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UPDATED LONG BRANCH, NJ - June Huhn, 73, of Long Branch, is the victim of a gunshot wound. According to a spokesman, the Monmouth County Prosecutors Office has ruled it as a suicide. June Huhn is the the wife of Phil Huhn. Phil Huhn was the former Mayor of Long Branch and former Chief ...

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MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ: TAPinto received a report at 1:44 PM that a working fire is in progress at Jennifer Drive. There are reports the fire is through the roof and units are on the scene, additional fire fighting units are on the way, including an air unit. This article will be updated at ...

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SAFETY ALERT:  The CDC (Center for Disease Control) is NOT deploying teams of people to go door to door to ask questions of residents regarding novel coronavirus. Police departments throughout New Jersey are warning residents not speak to anyone claiming to be from the CDC or to let them into ...

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FREEHOLD – A Middletown man has been charged with arson after purposely setting his family’s home on fire, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. Thomas A. Farzan, 30, of Middletown, was charged with third degree Arson and fourth degree Resisting Arrest in connection ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - On Wed, Feb 26, 2020 at approximately 1:11 PM there is a report of a car crashing into a medical office building at 717 N Beers St Police on scene are reported to have removed patient from vehicle. No other information was available. Scene will be active for a period of time ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ – On Thursday evening, 2-27-20 at 7:30PM, a new meeting time this month for the Holmdel Township Committee, residents should see progress on a long awaited firehouse. It is anticipated to be about 10,000 square feet. The issue of fire safety has been discussed for a number of years ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ —Holmdel Police reported that on Thursday, February 6, at 11:37 AM, Ptl. Corrigan and Ptl. Ruane conducted a motor vehicle stop on Laurel Avenue near Evergreen Ridge. After a further investigation by the officers, the driver, Joel Gauthier of Asbury Park, and passenger, Andrew Miller ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ - According to the Colts Neck Police Department, on February 4 at approximately 2:50 PM Colts Neck Township Police Department responded to a serious motor vehicle crash which occurred on the property of 140 Crine Rd. The victim was 67-year-old Robert Owenberg of Freehold Township.

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HOLMDEL/MIDDLETOWN, NJ: AT 6:56 PM TAPinto Holmdel received a report that wires and a pole are down at the area near Middle Road and Palmer Avenue. Units are on the scene and traffic is being diverted. The area should be avoided at this time. 

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COLTS NECK, NJ - A tragic fire took the life of a local man and injured his wife. That is according to updated information from the Monmouth County Prosecutors Office. TAPinto HCN reported the news as it was breaking on Tuesday morning. The release stated that Rosemary Apisa, 75, of Colts Neck, ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ - During the overnight hours at about 2:20AM, fire erupted  at a home in Colts Neck on Raven Road. Unconfirmed initial reports are saying there was a fatality. The fire was  a second alarm fire that required mutual aid from nearby departments. It was initially reported with ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - UPDATE: Northstar (helicopter) transporting the victim to St. Barnabus. Authorities are reporting a pediatric  burn victim in the Leonardo area with a hot liquid burn to the arm. Incident occurred around 5:30. Child is one year old. EMS requested a medevac to St Barnabus.

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COLTS NECK, NJ - A serious motor vehicle  accident was reported by law enforcement at  Phalanx Rd & Rimwood Lane. One patient reported to be unconscious. The roadway was shut down at 4pm. Be mindful of traffic in area.

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Condolences are streaming in for the motor vehicle accident that took the life of Margaret Cerria, 84, and injured her husband, former Woodbridge Mayor Philip Cerria, 85. They reside in Lakewood. The fatal motor vehicle accident occurred with a car reportedly flipped on the Garden ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Tragedy struck on the northbound lane of the Garden State Parkway on Friday. A fatal motor vehicle accident occurred with a car reportedly flipped with two occupants on the Garden State Parkway northbound mile marker 115.3. The crash occurred around 3:30PM with traffic backed up ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - A car fire in Holmdel's Beau Ridge development punctuated the Tuesday morning hours with multiple agencies responding.  Union Beach joined Holmdel in bringing the fire under control of a residents vehicle.  At approximately 9:30 AM it appeared the situation was under control (see ...

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MIDDLETOWN,NJ - At 12:40PM a robbery has been reported at 305 Port Monmouth Rd - police on scene at Bavacquas Deli setting up a perimeter. Suspect last seen running towards Shoreland Ter. Possible knife was shown. Victim was punched in the face. EMS was dispatched to assist the victim. Police ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - A minor motor vehicle accident occurred at 9:30 PM at Laurel Avenue and Route 35 expect some delays in the area until it is cleared.

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The Holmdel Township Police Department has a long and storied history of success. This is particularly so due to the talent, training and dedication of the members of the force. Folks who lives in Holmdel know that when they call the police department in a time of need the response is fast and ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ:  The all-volunteer Middletown Fire Department has been recognized as the largest all-volunteer Fire Department in the world. The Fire Department includes 11 fire companies. Training is provided at the Middletown Fire Academy. On Saturday, December 7th, Hundreds of Middletown's ...

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Update - power restored to area HOLMDEL, NJ -Holmdel shopping is taking a pause down at the Commons Shopping Center - the Children's Place store has Holmdel police fire and first aid sort out what appears to be a smoke condition emanating from the HVAC system Responding units on scene state ...

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