Police & Fire

May 13, 2021

NEW JERSEY: National Police Week 2021 began Sunday, May 9 and commences on May 15. The origin of the event dates back to 1962 when President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15, as Peace Officers Memorial Day, and the week in which that date falls as National Police ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - An accident on  Garden State Pkwy express lanes at Northbound mile marker 112.9 has been reported as of about 5pm. Police reporting that the vehicle up on the guardrail, engine is in the right shoulder. Heavy entrapment is involved according to unverified reports.

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MIDDLETOWN - Tragedy struck in the surf this past Saturday. Initially, a call went out for a water rescue in the Sandy Hook Bay. The report was of a man overboard and the Brevent Park rescue boat sprang into action. The boat was reported to be a 38-foot fishing boat. Numerous New York Police ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Yesterday afternoon at approximately 2:16 p.m. a three-car crash occurred at the intersection of State Route 35 and Crestview Drive in Middletown, said police. A woman, 30 years of age, was seriously injured, requiring a medical evacuation helicopter. According to reports, she was ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Holmdel Fire and Rescue Company #2 shared its appreciation for teamwork during a recent call at the busy and often dangerous intersection of Laurel Avenue and Route 35. With business entrances and exits so close to the intersection, there are many close calls and, on occasion, ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - According to the Middletown Police Department, the pedestrian killed as the result of being struck by a car, at the intersection of Route 35 and Navesink River Road Tuesday evening, has been identified as William McAvoy, 62. McAvoy, a Middletown resident, died after being struck ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Holmdel Police Department and First Aid responded to an automobile crash on April 7th at approximately 10:00 a.m. Two individuals remain hospitalized following the crash involving four vehicles on Route 35 and Laurel Avenue.  Reports indicate that a vehicle traveling north on Route ...

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A devastating fire, reported to result in a fatality, enveloped a home in Middletown on Friday evening. The home at Dakota Ave became engulfed in flames with multiple departments responding. Initial reports came out at about 8pm. Major crimes unit and medical examiner were requested.  According ...

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HAZLET, NJ: TAPinto received a report at 2:40 pm today, that there was a bank robbery at TD Bank in Hazlet. Reports stated police were searching for the perpetrator who had taken off. The search is underway around TD Bank Hazlet and Bethany Road. Holmdel police are assisting Hazlet PD at this time.

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HOLMDEL, NJ - There must be some hot sales going on at Hobby Lobby...  Thankfully, no one was injured when local fire companies made quick work of a solar panel fire on the roof of the Hobby Lobby store in Holmdel Saturday morning, at around 11:20 AM and as you can see in the photos multiple ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - An accident on the Parkway has tragically claimed the life of a motorcycle rider near Tinton Falls Friday morning. A motorcycle crash was reported initially around 8:20AM. A medevac helicopter was called out for multiple trauma injuries, but sadly was canceled when the accident was ...

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HAZLET — In a tragic accident in an extremely dangerous area for folks trying to cross a major highway, a car hit and killed a pedestrian on Sunday on Route 35. While most area residents cannot fathom how a person would be in the roadway, it was only a month ago when a pedestrian was killed between ...

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Location of the attack is near Middle Road In Hazlet HAZLET, NJ - UPDATED 11PM: The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office and Hazlet police responded to an attack near Middle Road. A stabbing victim with multiple wounds was reported on March 15. The incident occurred around 1:30AM on ...

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NEW JERSEY:  The Ocean County Sheriff's Department released news at 9:33 p.m. Sunday, March 14 that the Garden State Parkway is now open in both directions between Exits 83 through 91.  That section of the Parkway has been closed since the report of a forest fire crossed the roadway at ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: (Update at 11:58am: address confirmed as 16 Crystal Ct. Fire is under control. Residents and pets are all out safe).TAPinto Middletown received a report at 10:10 am today that there is a residential fire on Thompson Avenue near Crystal Point Court, in Middletown. Fire is described ...

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BELFORD, NJ — The Belford Seafood Co-op and Belford Harbor Marina had quite a scare on Tuesday as a major brush fire stretched for hundreds of feet. It started around noon, according to Middletown fire spokesman Dennis Fowler. Witnesses say the fire was up to 300 feet long, boats, lobster pots ...

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Pictured above is Holmdel's new Pumper Truck.  HOLMDEL, NJ – It was an exciting day in Holmdel Township as the brand new, 2021 Pierce Enforcer fire truck arrived!  According to a press release issued by the township; The pumper truck has a 750-gallon tank capable of pumping 2,000 ...

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FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP — Law enforcement Authorities are seeking the public's help to find a 12-year-old girl who was last seen Friday evening at the Freehold Raceway Mall. According to officials, Natalee Perez is 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighs about 180 pounds, and has brown hair and green ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ - A bank robbery at Route 34 in Colts Neck  was reported at about 3:22PM stating that the Manasquan Bank was just robbed with a perpetrator wearing all black with a red face mask and armed with a handgun - The perp was described as a male in his 30's, about 6 feet tall. He was also ...

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Good News Update: Sammie is home safe! THE MIDDLETOWN POLICE HAVE ASKED FOR THE PUBLIC'S HELP TO FIND A MISSING TEEN: PLEASE CALL THE MIDDLETOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT AT 732. 615.2100 WITH ANY TIPS.

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"There's Hope on the Road Ahead" According to Jeep Commercial Featuring Springsteen. SANDY HOOK, NJ - According to the National Park Service, rock legend Bruce Springsteen will appear in federal court after being charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving and consuming alcohol in a ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - "He loved his girlfriend, his dogs, and the New Jersey Devils," said Senate Majority leader Charles E. Schumer today of Capitol Police Officer and New Jersey native Brian David Sicknick.  Members of the United States Congress gathered in the Capitol Rotunda this morning to honor ...

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HOLMDEL/MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Be advised that a motor vehicle accident occurred at approximately 3:20PM on Northbound GSP by Exit 114 as reported. NJSP are on scene. Left Lane Closed.

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The New Jersey State Police have arrested six suspects and dismantled an alleged multi-county theft ring linked to more than 30 stolen vehicles and two motor vehicle pursuits after a 13-month operation dubbed “Bust a Move.” According to a press release from the State Police, ...

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MANALAPAN, NJ - Two Spotwood residents, Jonathan Ramirez and Justin Rochford, were killed in a Saturday evening crash on Route 9. The accident was a single-vehicle crash along a stretch of Route 9 just south of Smallwood Lane according to published reports from the Monmouth County Prosecutor's ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: On Sunday, January 3rd, Township Committee members showed their support for Fire and EMS Chiefs, as Mayor Perry had the privilege of swearing them in for 2021. The event was held at Brevent Park Fire Company in Leonardo.  The Township of Middletown is the 16th largest ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy has ordered that all U.S. and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff on Monday, Jan 11, 2021, in honor of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick of South River, who died following injuries sustained while defending the U.S. Capitol when it was under siege on Jan.

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - The devastation of a house fire reported by TAPinto Middletown on Sunday night has come into clearer focus after the Middletown Fire Department's Public Information Officer Dennis Fowler released details about the fire in the Chapel Hill section of Middletown Township. The fast ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - The Middletown Fire Department was called into service during a fire at approximately 9:15PM at 238 Chapel Hill Rd. The report was the fire department on the scene for a fully involved structure fire. Two trucks were operating according to alerts and at approximately 9:50 PM ...

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HOLMDEL/MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Two important traffic alerts can impact the local commute this week. See the links below and plan ahead! Exit 114 Ramp closed Southbound Monday - Exit 114 Northbound Ramp closed Tuesday:   NJ Turnpike Auth.: utility work on Garden State Parkway northbound Exit ramp ...

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