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Middletown Receives $204,632 State Grant for Recycling Successes
Saturday, 20 December 2014
MIDDLETOWN, NJ – The Township will receive one of the highest grant awards from the state to implement and further enhance local recycling efforts. The township made the top 10 in this latest round of funding from the state Department of... Read More...
IMAGE Banish the Winter Blues at Park System's 2014 Winterfest
Saturday, 20 December 2014
Photo: Hope for snow because conditions permitting, horse drawn sleigh rides will be part of WinterFest. LINCROFT, NJ -  Looking to banish the winter blues?  Then head over to the Monmouth County Park System’s WinterFest on Saturday, January 10... Read More...
Genovese Organized Crime Family Soldier and Two Crime Family Associates Admit Racketeering Conspiracy
Saturday, 20 December 2014
NEWARK, NJ—Three North Jersey men today admitted conspiring to conduct or participate in the affairs of the Genovese organized crime family of La Cosa Nostra (the “Genovese family”) through a pattern of racketeering activity, including a... Read More...
Ocean County Man Indicted in Multi-Million-Dollar Mortgage Fraud
Saturday, 20 December 2014
NEWARK, NJ—An Ocean County, New Jersey, man was indicted today for his role in a large-scale mortgage fraud scheme that caused millions of dollars in losses, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Joseph DiValli, 45, of Jackson, New Jersey, was... Read More...
Hubbard Avenue closed Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday, 19 December 2014
Detours will be in place Motorist should expect delays due to emergency repairs MIDDLETOWN, NJ – On Saturday, December 20, weather permitting, Hubbard Avenue between West Front Street and Navesink River Road will be closed for emergency repair... Read More...

Columns

IMAGE Business Executive Fighting Lou Gehrig's Disease
by Daniel J. Vance
Saturday, 20 December 2014
About five years ago, Todd Neva, now of Hancock, Michigan, began having trouble lifting his daughter from her carseat. Over time, this muscle... Read More...
IMAGE Skewed View - December 19, 2014
by Tom Brennan
Friday, 19 December 2014
It breaks my heart to see yet another article on how my dear #GuyFieri has made Food Network nearly unwatchable: http://bit.ly/1DA59Fm Want to see... Read More...
IMAGE Our Forefathers Knew Better
by George Hancock-Stefan
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
When one does a comparison between the 17th and 20th centuries in regards to the goodness of humanity, one comes with two different views.  The... Read More...
IMAGE Review - Top Five
by David Prown
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
The other day I was scanning moviefone.com to get a sense of new releases for this weekend. Never heard of Chris Rock's "Top Five" and tried to get a... Read More...
IMAGE Skewed View - December 16, 2014
by Tom Brennan
Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Got 60 grand?  Well, you can use it to pay down your debt or buy Burt Reynold's Smokey & The Bandit TransAm: http://usat.ly/1G9j9n6 Parenting... Read More...

Upcoming Events

Sun Dec 21 @10:00AM -
Fair Haven Menorah Lighting
Sun Dec 21 @ 7:00PM -
Blue Christmas Service
Sat Dec 27 @ 3:00AM - 05:00PM
Murray Farmhouse Candlelight Reception -
Sun Jan 04 @12:00PM -
Middletown Reorganization Meeting
Mon Jan 12 @ 7:30PM -
Holmdel Tax Assessor Speaks

mtpd_patchMIDDLETOWN, NJ - The following police report is provided by the Middletown Township Police Department.  All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Michael Centanni, age 19, from Vermont Avenue in Port Monmouth, NJ, arrested on January 7, 2013 by Patrolman Anthony Dellatacoma for Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was released pending a court date.

Frane Pesa, age 21, from Sunset Avenue in Port Monmouth, NJ, arrested on January 7, 2013 by Patrolman Adam Colfer for Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was released pending a court date.

Linda Moss, age 51, from Atlantic Highlands, NJ, arrested on January 7, 2013 by Police Officer Lisa Vreeland for Shoplifting and Theft from the Stop and Shop Store. She was released pending a court date.

Lilliana Prown, age 22, from Hwy 35 in Middletown, NJ, arrested on January 7, 2013 by Patrolman Brian McGrogan for Simple Assault. She was released pending a court date.

Donald Martin, age 19, from Dr. James Parker Boulevard in Red Bank, NJ, arrested on January 7, 2013 by Patrolman Raymond Sofield of the Quality of Life Unit for Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was released pending a court date.

Devin Martin, age 18, from Dr. James Parker Boulevard in Red Bank, NJ, arrested on January 7, 2013 by Patrolman Raymond Sofield of the Quality of Life Unit for Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was released pending a court date.

Brian Baker, age 22, from Heights Terrace in Middletown, NJ, arrested on January 7, 2013 by Police Officer Janine Kennedy on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Atlantic Highlands Municipal Court. He was released after posting $200.00 bail.

Jesse Pianelli, age 22, from Ramsey Road in Middletown, NJ, arrested on January 7, 2013 by Police Officer Janine Kennedy on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Red Bank Municipal Court. He was released after posting $150.00 bail.

Melissa Defina, age 27, from Myrtle Street in Elizabeth, NJ, arrested on January 8, 2013 by Patrolman Richard Fulham on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Jersey City Municipal Court. She was held on $100.00 bail.

Jheri Lewis, age 46, from Shrewsbury Avenue in Red Bank, NJ, arrested on January 8, 2013 by Patrolman John Mele on Contempt of Court warrants issued by the Ocean and Neptune Municipal Courts. She was held on $1,111.00 bail.

Monique Griffin, age 51, from Montgomery Terrace in Red Bank, NJ, on January 8, 2013 by Patrolman John Mele on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Red Bank Municipal Court. She was held on $271.00.

Gerald Drust, age 39, arrested on January 8, 2013 by Patrolman Adam Colfer for Disorderly Conduct and on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by South Amboy Municipal Court. He was held on $3,800.00 bail.

Dylan Rieger, age 21, from Highway 36 in Leonardo, NJ, arrested on January 8, 2013 by Patrolman Charles Higgins on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Highlands Municipal Court. He was released on $213.00 bail.

Richard Weber, age 42, from Church Street in Belford, NJ, arrested on January 8, 2013 by Police Officer Janine Kennedy for Shoplifting, Possession of Cocaine and Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute.  He was held on $25,000.00 with no 10% option set by Judge Richard Thompson.

Fiona Gallagher, age 21, from Highway 36 in Highlands, NJ, arrested on January 9, 2013 by Detective Gardiner for Forgery and Possession of a Hypodermic Syringe. She was released pending a court date.

Dennis Bannon, age 48, from Highway 36 in West Keansburg, NJ, arrested on January 10, 2013 by Patrolman Ian May on Contempt of Court warrants issued by the Fair Haven, Atlantic Highlands, Middletown, Keansburg, Bordentown and Woodbridge Municipal courts and Fugitive warrants issued by Volusia County Court in Florida and the Reno Court in Nevada. He was held on $15,275.00 bail.

Joshua Washington, age 20, from Columbia Avenue in Trenton, NJ, arrested on January 10, 2013 by Patrolman Lawrence Seymour on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was released after posting $250.00 bail.

Kyle Clayton, age 20, from Ironwood Court in Middletown, NJ, arrested on January 10, 2013 by Patrolman Antonio Ciccone for Violation of a Court Order. He was released after posting $1,500.00 bail.

Diane Demarks, age 56, from Highway 35 in Red Bank, NJ, arrested on January 10, 2013 by Patrolman Christopher Dee on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. She was released after posting $250.00 bail.

Virginia Cerciello, age 47, from Franklin Avenue in Leonardo, NJ, arrested on January 10, 2013 by Patrolman Adam Vendetti on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Rumson Municipal Court. She was released after posting $100.00.

Janis Vannortwick, age 44, from Oakdale Drive in Middletown, NJ, arrested on January 10, 2013 by Corporal Keith MacDonald on Contempt of Court warrants issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. She was held on bail.

On Janaury11, 2013 Corporal Patricia Colangelo arrested a 13 year old male juvenile from Red Bank, NJ, for Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was released pending a court date.

Ashley Papa, age 21, from Chapel Hill Road in Red Bank, NJ, arrested on January 11, 2013 by Detective Kimberly Best for Possession of Cocaine. She was released pending a court date.

Liam Boyce, age 20, from Waterview Way in Sea Bright, NJ, arrested on January 11, 2013 by Police Officer Janine Kennedy on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was released after posting $250.00 bail.

Paul French, age 22, from Main Street in Port Monmouth, NJ, arrested on January 11, 2013 by Patrolman Raymond Sofield on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was held on $1,000.00 bail.

Amanda Beck, age 24, from Bray Avenue in Middletown, NJ, arrested on January 11, 2013 by Detective Lieutenant Stephen Dollinger and Detective Sergeant Jeffrey Barner on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Keansburg Municipal Court. She was held on $400.00 bail.

Leon Hazen, age 18, from Palmer Place in Keansburg, NJ, arrested on January 11, 2013 by Detective Daniel Sullivan on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was released after posting $500.00 bail.

Brian Renner, age 31, from Shoreland Terrace in Middletown, NJ, arrested on January 11, 2013 by Corporal Bernie Chenoweth on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Little Silver Municipal Court. He was released on his own recognizance.

Trevor Pituk, age 24, from Center Avenue in Leonardo, NJ, arrested on January 12, 2013 by Patrolman Richard Fulham for Possession of Heroin. He was released pending a court date.

Sean O’Brien, age 26, from Collins Avenue in Port Monmouth, NJ, arrested on January 13, 2013 by Patrolman Brian Dilworth for Simple Assault and Resisting Arrest. He was held on bail.

Peter Muller, age 41, from Princeton Street in Red Bank, NJ, arrested on January 11, 2013 by Detective Laurence Schachtel on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was released on his own recognizance.

Michael Cacciuttolo, age 34, from Park Avenue in Belford, NJ, arrested on January 11, 2013 by Detective Godley on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was released after posting $1,000.00 bail.

James Gansereit, age 42, from Snyder Drive in Middletown, NJ, arrested on January 13, 2013 by Patrolman Charles Higgins for Driving While Intoxicated. He was released pending a court date.

Sean Levy, age 20, from Brookside Drive in Belford, NJ, arrested on January 13, 2013 by Patrolman Adam Colfer on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Highlands Municipal Court. He was released after posting $560.00 bail.

Richard Mozda, age 57, from Melrose Place in Middletown, NJ, arrested on January 13, 2013 by Patrolman Charles Higgins on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Woodbridge Municipal Court. He was held on $398.00 bail.

Ryan Campbell, age 18, from Sunnyside Road in Lincroft, NJ, arrested on January 13, 2013 by Sergeant Paul Bailey on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Eatontown Municipal Court. He was released after posting $165.00 bail.