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Police & Fire

May 21, 2022

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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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 Department has 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 ...

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Middletown, NJ – On April 19, 2022, Middletown Twp. Police Chief R. Craig Weber announced that the Police Department will once again be participating in the “National Take Back Initiative” in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), New Jersey Division and other state and ...

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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/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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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: TAPinto received a report around 11:10 a.m. of a carjacking near or on Bernard Drive, in Middletown. Middletown police updated the information confirming that it is a stolen vehicle case, and not a carjacking. Unconfirmed report is the vehicle was a white Range Rover, NJ plate ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ – The township's finest in blue just became even finer! As in "Gold Standard Fine"! Middletown Township Chief of Police Craig Weber, formally announced that Deputy Chief Paul Bailey has graduated as a member of the 281st session of the FBI National Academy.  Chief Weber, who is ...

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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead MIDDLETOWN, NJ -  According to the National Domestic Abuse Hotline, an average of 24 people per minute are victims of rape, physical violence or ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ — There are close calls every day in shopping centers in New Jersey as busy cars and pedestrians are in constant conflict. Fortunately, tragedy was avoided on Friday morning locally in the Middletown Plaza Shopping Center. It's the location where Retro Fitness is located along with ...

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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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HOLMDEL, NJ - According to the Holmdel Township Engineer, a cement truck crashing into the Laurel Avenue Bridge recently  is going to have a significantly different result than prior accidents. Previously and too commonly, trucks would hit the overpass, peel back part of their trailer, move back ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - According to an eyewitness, Matthew Preziose, 26, of Middletown, was swept out into the ocean while swimming at Lumaha‘i Beach in Kaua'i Hawaii, on Saturday. Despite rescue teams, including the U.S Coast Guard searching for Preziose, they have not located him. According to ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: At approximately 12:42 PM, TAPinto received a report of an overturned vehicle on the Garden State Pkwy 111.6 South Express area. State Police and local first responders are on the scene. Initial unconfirmed report stated one vehicle was involved and driver was safely out of car.

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: At approximately 9:30 a.m., TAPinto Middletown received a report that a tree had fallen on a home on Jumping Brook Road, in the Lincroft section of Middletown. The tree falling, also ripped electrical wires down. Please avoid the area at this time as the road may be blocked. First ...

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Red Bank, NJ:  Red Bank Police officers responded at approximately 10:24 pm last night to a report that a pedestrian was struck by a train. NJ Transit employees told the officers upon the train's arrival, that the pedestrian fell off the platform just as the train was entering the ...

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NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) has launched “Chief Talk,” a lively podcast series that offers listeners throughout the Garden State greater insight into the latest issues facing police officers and the people they serve. These new “Chief Talk” ...

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Red Bank, NJ: This is an update to an article on the horrific fatal car crash reported by TAPinto Red Bank at approximately 9:00am this morning at Coopers Bridge, which connects Red Bank and Middletown.  Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office spokesman Mark Spivey identified the motorist killed in ...

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Red Bank, NJ: A vehicle slammed into the back of a landscaping pickup truck at approximately 9:00 am, at the foot of Coopers Bridge, resulting in a fatality. Coopers Bridge is on Route 35 and connects Red Bank to Middletown. Avoid area at this time.  Red Bank Fire Department sources reported ...

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Red Bank, NJ: A boat fire at Irwin Marina, 1 Marine Park, was called in a little after 6:00pm Thursday evening. The men and women of the Red Bank Volunteer Fire Department braved strong westerly gusts coming off the Navesink River and wind chill temperatures in the teens to fight a fire that ...

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NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP – A double homicide has hit Neptune Township and is now under an active investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutors Office Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced Thursday that a female victim has been identified as 18-year-old Samore Edwards of Plainfield, ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Horrific fires in New York City and Philadelphia provide stark warnings for all of us. These cities are mourning the loss of dozens of lives, including men, women and children. 29 people lost their lives and 17 reportedly were children. Adding to the tragedy are the freezing ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - A truck struck an overpass at West Front Street in Middletown. As of 11:20AM delays are expected. No further information was available.

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FOX 13 VIDEO ABOVE SHOWS AND LETS YOU HEAR WHAT A CATALYTIC CONVERTER THEFT LOOKS AND SOUNDS LIKE.  HAZLET, NJ: Our local communities are being targeted for car theft, car smash and loots, like the recent car windows smashed out in Holmdel at Dearborn Farms in broad daylight, for ...

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KEYPORT, NJ: The Keyport police officer who was dragged and hit by a car while attempting to prevent a burglar from stealing a catalytic converter on New Year's Eve, is in stable condition and recovering well, according to the Keyport Police Department. The incident began with a call into ...

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HAZLET, NJ — Costco in Hazlet had quite a scare on Wednesday as multiple jurisdictions reported to the site for a gas leak. According to the Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, several individuals were taken to local hospitals after complaining of headaches and nausea. According to authorities, a ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: TAPinto received a report at approximately 8:25 a.m. today, of a water main break causing the Township Police to close Middletown-Lincroft Road, between West Front Street and Newman Springs Road. At this time the area is only open to local traffic and detours are in place. Please ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: At approximately 4:19 p.m., TAPintoMiddletown received an unconfirmed report of a bank robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank in the Lincroft section of Middletown. The report stated that a white male approximately 5' 5" fled on foot after robbing the bank. The direction he fled was not ...

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RED BANK, NJ: NJ Transit reported that a male juvenile was struck and killed by a train near Drs. James Parker Blvd., and Maple Ave., about three quarters of a mile south of the Red Bank train station at approximately 1:30 am on Saturday.  The train was en route from the Meadows Maintenance ...

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