police cruisersMIDDLETOWN, NJ - The following media release contains information pertaining to arrests and police activities for the Middletown Twp. Police Department during the time period of May 6, 2018 through May 19, 2018.

During the period of May 6, 2018 through May 19, 2018, the Middletown Twp. Police Department responded to 1,794 calls for service, including 159 first aid calls, 180 burglar alarms, and 76 motor vehicle crashes.

Police officers arrested 20 individuals for outstanding bench warrants and two for domestic violence. Arrests include:

Carlos, Abreu, age 24, from Fords, was arrested by Officer Thomas Walden for possession of marijuana in an amount under 50 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia and  a contempt of court warrant.  Abreu was processed and released on a summons complaint.

Selina Alston, age 38, from Newark, was arrested by Officer Felipe Caamano for a contempt of court warrant.  Alston was processed and released to the East Orange Police Department.

Robert Backovsky, age 27, from Middletown, was arrested by Officer Nicholas Manochio for possession of drug paraphernalia and a contempt of court warrant.  Backovsky was processed and released on a summons complaint.

Daquan Beerman, age 22, from Neptune Twp., was arrested by Detective Keith Hirschbein for burglary, theft and possession of marijuana in an amount under 50 grams. Beerman was processed and lodged at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution.

Kathleen Brant, age 49, from Keansburg, was arrested by Officer Brian Macdonald for disorderly conduct.  Brant was processed and released on a summons complaint.

Kirstin Bronisevsky, age 22, from Monmouth Junction, was arrested by Officer Jesse Toma for possession of marijuana in an amount under 50 grams, possession of a controlled and dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia.  Bronisevsky was processed and released on a summons complaint.

Jason Clarit, age 39, from Largo, Maryland, was arrested by Officer Scott Davis for possession of marijuana in an amount under 50 grams, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and a contempt of court warrant.  Clarit was processed and released after posting bail.

Kaitlin Cummins, age 19, from Leonardo, was arrested by Officer Sean Barry for possession of drug paraphernalia. Cummins was processed and released on her own recognizance.

Lawrence Desimone, age 55, from Eatontown, was arrested by Officer Patrick Leonard for a contempt of court warrant.  Desimone was processed and lodged at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution.

Robert Dunn, age 27, from Middletown was arrested by Officer Nicholas Fenezia for criminal mischief.  Dunn was processed and released on a summons complaint.

Sarah Handler, age 33, from Belford was arrested by Officer Tony Perito for contempt of court warrants.  Handler was processed and lodged at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution.

Serxho Koko, age 18, from Staten Island, was arrested by Officer Brian Macdonald for conspiracy to commit theft. Koko was processed and released on a summons complaint.

Tiffany Lorenzini, age 31, from Laurence Harbor, was arrested by Officer Sean Barry for a contempt of court warrant.  Lorenzini was processed and released after posting bail.

Meghan Lynch, age 30, from Keansburg, was arrested by Officer Eric Van Shaack for a contempt of court warrant and unlawful possession of a weapon. Lynch was processed and lodged at the Monmouth County Correctional institution.

Christopher McKnight, age 31, from Long Branch, was arrested by Officer Felipe Caamano for a contempt of court warrant.  McKnight was processed and lodged at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution.    

Jonathan Milton, age 43, from Jersey City, was arrested by Officer Sean Barry for a contempt of court warrant. Milton was processed and released on his own recognizance.

Michael Moore, age 23, from Middletown was arrested by Officer Felipe Caamano for a contempt of court warrant.  Moore was processed and lodged at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution.

Robert Morgan, age 48, from Maplewood was arrested by Officer Patrick Leonard for contempt of court warrants.  Morgan was processed and lodged at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution.

Gerald Opdyke, age 31, from Howell, was arrested by Officer Sean Barry for possession of a hypodermic needles. Opdyke was processed and released on a summons complaint.

Michael Parker, age 23, from Hazlet, was arrested by Officer Brian McGrogan for contempt of court warrants.  Parker was processed and released after posting bail.

Michelle Redmond, age 30, from Middletown, was arrested by Officer Kevin Mahon for possession of marijuana in an amount under 50 grams and possession of marijuana while operating a motor vehicle. Redmond was processed and released on a summons complaint.

Lisa Church, age 30, from Middletown, was arrested by Officer Eric Van Schaack for possession of marijuana in an amount under 50 grams, possession with the intent to use, and a contempt of court warrant.  Church was processed and released on a summons complaint.

Robert Werner, age 63, from Middletown, was arrested by Officer Christopher Menendez for defiant trespass.  Werner was processed and released on a summons complaint.

Lilian Zelada-Lara, age 58, from Howell, was arrested by Officer Lawrence Seymour for driving under the influence.  Zelada-Lara was processed and released on a summons complaint.

Jonathon Purcell, age 43, from Jersey City, was arrested by Officer Sean Barry for a contempt of court warrant.  Purcell was processed and released on his own recognizance.

 Tiffany Lorenzini, age 31, from Laurence Harbor, was arrested by Officer Sean Barry for a contempt of court warrant, Lorenzni was processed and released after posting bail.

Joseph Bagwell, age 37, from Union Beach, was arrested by Officer Salvatore Albanese for contempt of court warrants.  Bagwell was processed and released on his own recognizance.

Brian Checkett, age 40, from Middletown, was arrested by Officer Thomas Foster for resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.  Checkett was processed and released on a summons complaint.

John Mika, age 64, from Middletown, was arrested by Officer Stephen Greenwood for possession of marijuana in an amount under 50 grams.  Mika was processed and released on a summons complaint.

Phillip Fecher, age 35, from Middletown, was arrested by Officer Jason Troshane for a contempt of court warrant.  Fecher was processed and lodged at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution.     

Jessica Santiago, age 30, from Rahway, was arrested by Officer Jason Caruso for a contempt of court warrant.  Santiago was processed and released after posting bail.

Kasey Guadagno, age 40, from Matawan was arrested by Officer Anthony Bumbico for shoplifting.  Guadagno was processed and released after posting bail.

Colin Cosgrove, age 19, from Port Reading, was arrested by Officer Nicholas Manochio for possession of marijuana in an amount under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Cosgrove was processed and released on a summons complaint.

Paul Daviea, age 19, from Port Reading, was arrested by Officer Nicholas Manochio for possession of marijuana in an amount under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Daviea was processed and released on a summons complaint.

Joseph Baugh, age 36, from New York City, NY, was arrested by Officer John Solytysik for a contempt of court warrant.  Baugh was processed and lodged at the Monmouth County Correctional institution.

Alex Bahr, age 27, from Middletown, was arrested by Officer Sean Barry for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a syringe.  Bahr was processed and released on a summons complaint.

   A person that has been arrested or charged with an offense is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Additionally, except in specific circumstances, arrest and complaint information and names of those charged may be released.