Police & Fire

May 17, 2020

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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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 —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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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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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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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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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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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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FREEHOLD, NJ - The loving family of a local missing young woman remains steadfast in their quest to bring her home. Stephanie Parze has been missing since October 30th.  A poignant video was released by Stephanie Parze's loving family in their quest to find here. You can view it here: A Go ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ - The loving family of a local missing young woman remains steadfast in their quest to bring her home. Stephanie Parze has been missing since October 30th.  A poignant video was released by Stephanie Parze's loving family in their quest to find here. You can view it here: A Go ...

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MIDDLETOWN NJ: Austen Blair (Bud) McKnight, Jr., 77, of Lincroft, NJ died on October 18 peacefully at home. He was born in Jersey City and lived in the Red Bank-Lincroft area all his life. He has an older brother William, and a predeceased sister, Jeanne. Austen joined the US Coast Guard Reserve ...

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Update: Nearly one hour later after the power outage, TAPinto is reporting at 9:24 PM the power has returned to most of the town of Red Bank. Police are still uncertain what caused the outage.  RED BANK, NJ: TAPinto is reporting that at 8:34PM this evening, most of the town of Red Bank lost ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: TAPinto has received reports of a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian struck on Middle Road in Holmdel, near Hazlet, between Laurel Avenue and Azee Drive. Avoid the area due to road closures, possibly for several hours. The report came into TAPinto at 6:32 a.m. This report ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: TAPinto has received reports that there was an active truck fire on Crawfords Corner Road/Middletown Road. Units were on the scene. Fire Department acted quickly and last report is fire is knocked down (extinguished). Roadway is temporarily shut down. Avoid the area at this time (2:25 ...

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BRIDGETON, NJ -- Authorities released a sketch of a man they believe could be a witness to the abduction that took place almost a month ago, of a 5 year old girl (article below). Authorities are now asking that anyone who may recognize the possible witness from the sketch,or anyone with any ...

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BRIDGETON, NJ -- An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 5 year old girl who disappeared from a park on Monday, September 16.  Dulce Maria Alavez was last seen in the area of Bridgeton City Park just before 5pm.  Her mother, Noema Alavez, reported to police that her daughter and her 3 year old ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - When Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson New Jersey tells you they are one of the safest parks in the USA, they have a great example. Fright Fest in a real way was averted when quick thinking security at Six Flags Great Adventure and their partners at Jackson Police Department ...

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8:22 - Lanes Reopened MIDDLETOWN NJ -  Traffic Alert -  NJ-36 & Appleton Ave (Leonardo) motor vehicle accident -  report of  3 injuries. Accident is on both sides of the highway and lanes are closed down. Expect delays.

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