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Crime Scene Middletown: Police Report Armed Robbery at Quick Stop Convenience Store

Written by Middletown Township Police Department
Friday, 13 January 2012 -Arrests do not indicate convictions

On January 12, 2012 at approximately 10:00pm police responded to an armed robbery at the Quick Stop Convenience Store located at #58 Leonard Avenue in the Leonardo section of Middletown. Police say a male subject approximately 6’00 tall, 175 pounds, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, a black mask and blue surgical gloves entered the store and approached the cashier.

The suspect pulled a knife out of his clothing and demanded money. The suspect then fled the store and was last seen running towards Kunkel Park and the Henry Hudson Trail.

Police request anyone with information contact the Middletown Police Department at (732) 615-2100 or Detective Laurence Schachtel at (732) 615-2062.

The Middletown Police Department reports the arrests of the following subjects for various offenses:

Agnieszka Furtak, age 35, from Aberdeen Road in Aberdeen, NJ, arrested on January 9, 2012 by Patrolman Adam Vendetti for Shoplifting from the Sears Store. She was held on $2,500.00 bail with a 10% option set by Judge Richard Thompson.

Kyle Martin, age 18, from Michigan Avenue in Port Monmouth, NJ, arrested on January 10, 2012 by Patrolman John Mele for Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana. He was released pending a court date.

Sean Wollman, age 19, from Green Oak Boulevard in Middletown, NJ, arrested on January 10, 2012 by Patrolman John Mele for Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana. He was released pending a court date.

Brian Bowers, age 30, from Griggs Avenue in Port Monmouth, NJ, arrested on January 11, 2012 by Corporal Keith MacDonald on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was released after posting $500.00 bail.

Meghan Corless, age 22, from June Terrace in Middletown, NJ, arrested on January 10, 2012 by Detective Laurence Schachtel for Theft. She was released pending a court date.

Ralph Lee, age 33, from Sayreville Boulevard in Sayreville, NJ, arrested on January 10, 2012 by Patrolman Andrew Micalizzi for Obstructing the Administration of Law, Hindering Apprehension and on a Non-Support warrant issued by the Middlesex County Superior Court. He was being held on $47,384.00 bail.

James Riggs, age 25, from First Street in Keyport, NJ, arrested on January 11, 2012 by Patrolman Felipe Benedit for Theft and Receiving Stolen Property. He was being held on $15,000.00 no 10% option by Judge Richard Thompson.

Thomas Curran, age 28, from Kimberly Court in Red Bank, NJ, arrested on January 11, 2012 by Patrolman Charles Higgins on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Hazlet Municipal Court. He was held on $1,000.00 bail.

Dustin Smith, age 22, from Birchwood Lane in Middletown, NJ, arrested on January 11, 2012 by Patrolman Raymond Sofield for Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana. He was released pending a court date.

Valerie Paternostro, age 46, from Holmdel Road in Holmdel, NJ, arrested on January 10, 2012 by Patrolman Adam Colfer for Harassment and Resisting Arrest. She was held on $2,000.00 bail with no 10% option.

Dylan Difilippo-Campbell, age 18, from Bayside Parkway in Middletown, NJ, arrested on January 11, 2012 by Patrolman Keith Hirschbein for Unlawful Possession of Xanax, Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was released pending a court date.

Antonio Generoso, age 31, from Rubenstein Street in Staten Island, NY, arrested on January 11, 2012 by Patrolman Ryan Riffert on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was released after posting $1,000.00 bail.

Michelle Lodato, age 20, from Campview Avenue in Keansburg, NJ, arrested on January 11, 2012 by Corporal Keith MacDonald on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. She was released after posting $250.00 bail.

Carissa Bossert, age 23, from Woods End Road in Middletown, NJ, arrested on January 11, 2012 by Corporal Keith MacDonald on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Holmdel Municipal Court. She was released after posting $350.00 bail.

Christopher Aiello, age 24, from Fox Wood Run in Middletown, NJ, arrested on January 11, 2012 by Corporal Keith MacDonald on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was released after posting $1,000.00 bail.

Daniel Gibbons, age 36, from Kipling Way in Belmar, NJ, arrested on January 11, 2012 by Corporal Ronald Chesek on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was released after posting $1,000.00 bail.

Christopher McKnight, age 24, from Majestic Avenue in Lincroft, NJ, arrested on January 11, 2012 by Corporal Keith MacDonald on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Highlands Municipal Court. He was released after posting $1,000.00 bail.

Robert Caizza, age 31, from Carter Avenue in Middletown, NJ, arrested on January 12, 2012 by Patrolman James Beirne on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Tinton Falls Municipal Court. He was released after posting $115.00 bail.

Lauren Corblies, age 25, from Atlantic Street in Keyport, NJ, arrested on January 12, 2012 by Patrolman Jason Caruso on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Sayreville Municipal Court. She was released on her own recognizance pending a court date.

Joseph Colasacco, age 33, from Creel Road in Port Monmouth, NJ, arrested on January 12, 2012 by Patrolman Keith Hirschbein for Resisting Arrest and on a Contempt of Court warrants issued by the Red Bank Municipal Court. He was held on $5,000.00 bail set by Judge Richard Thompson.

James Catapano, age 25, from Walnut Street in Port Monmouth, NJ, arrested on January 13, 2012 by Patrolman James Beirne on a Failure to Appear warrant issued by the Middlesex County Superior Court. He was being held at the Middlesex County Correctional Facility.

On January 12, 2012 Patrolman Keith Hirschbein arrested a 17 year old male juvenile from Middletown, NJ, for Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana. He was released pending a court date.

Stranley Sajecki, age 52, from Thompson Avenue in Middletown, NJ, arrested on January 11, 2012 by Patrolman Nicholas Fenezia for Terroristic Threats, Unlawful Possession of a Handgun, Unlawful Possession of a weapon, Possession of Handcuffs, Driving While Intoxicated, Reckless Driving, and Providing False Information to a Law Enforcement Officer. He was held on $6,000.00 bail with a 10% option set by Judge Richard Thompson.

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Crime Scene Middletown: Overdose In Leonardo Leads To Arrest For Evidence Tampering

Written by Middletown Township Police Department

Monday, 22 August 2011 -Arrests do not indicate convictions

On August 21, 2011 at approximately 5:40 pm Patrolman Brady Carr responded to the Shop Rite Store in reference to a report of a Shoplifting. Upon arrival store security advised the officer that they had observed the suspect, identified as John Osman, age 49, from Kupsch Street in Sayreville, NJ, attempt to leave the store without paying for numerous items.

Officer Carr conducted an investigation and arrested Osman for Shoplifitng. He was transported to police headquarters where he was processed and held on $2,500.00 bail with no 10% option.


On August 20, 2011 at approximately 6:00 pm Patrolman Keith Hirschbein responded to the Target Store in reference to a report of a shoplifting. Upon arrival store security advised the officer that they had observed the suspect, identified as Lauren McCrory, age 31, from Aberdeen Road in Aberdeen, NJ, attempt to leave the store with approximately $900.00 worth of merchandise without paying.
Officer Hirschbein conducted an investigation and arrested McCrory for Shoplifting. She was transported to police headquarters where she was processed and released pending a court date.

On August 20, 2011 at approximately 11:55 pm Corporal Douglas Wiatrak responded to the area of Harmony Road and Old Country Road in reference to a report of an intoxicated female attempting to drive a vehicle. Upon arrival the officer located the female, identified as Jessica Meyer, age 22, from Maywood Drive in Marlboro, NJ, sitting in the vehicle. Corporal Wiatrak approached Meyer at which point he detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from her breath.



Officer Wiatrak conducted an investigation which resulted in Meyer being arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and Reckless Driving. She was processed and released pending a court date.

On August 19, 2011 at approximately 11:30 am Patrolman James Beirne was on patrol in the area of the Henry Hudson Trail when he observed a suspicious male walking in the area. Officer Beirne approached the subject, identified as Michael Calabrese, age 19, from 9th Street in West Keansburg, NJ, at which point Calabrese immediately grabbed the left, front pocket of his pants.



Officer Beirne conducted an investigation which resulted in the recovery of a baggie containing Marijuana from the pocket. Calabrese was arrested for Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana. He was transported to police headquarters where he was processed and released pending a court date.


On August 19, 2011 Patrolman Stephen Keller arrested Joseph Rovinsky, age 23, from Sunset Avenue in Middletown for Harassment and Lewdness as a result of an investigation he conducted into an incident that occurred on August 18, 2011. Rovinsky is accused of confronting a female subject, pulling his pants down and massaging his genitals.


Police say Rovinsky knew the female who came to police headquarters after the incident and made the report. Rovinsky was processed and was held on bail.


On August 17, 2011 at approximately 3:30 pm Patrolman Christopher Dee and Patrolman Raymond Sofield of the Quality of Life Unit responded to the Leonardo Motel in reference to a drug overdose. Upon arrival the officers were advised by witnesses that they had observed a subject, identified as Raymond Haupt, age 39, from Asbury Avenue in Atlantic Highlands, NJ, remove pills from the victim’s body and the hotel room where the overdose had occurred and hide them behind the hotel prior to the arrival of the police.


The officers conducted an investigation which resulted in Haupt being arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Tampering with Evidence and Unlawful Possession of Prescription Medication. He was transported to police headquarters where he was processed and held on bail.


The Middletown Police report the arrests of the following subjects for various offenses:


Carlos Ortega, age 27, from Pacific Avenue in Middletown, NJ, arrested on August 19, 2011 by Patrolman Raymond Sofield and Patrolman Christopher Dee of the Quality of Life Unit on two Contempt of Court warrants issued by the Tinton Falls and Shrewsbury Municipal Courts. He was held on $385.00 bail.


Clarkson Fisher, age 30, from Gillville Lane in Middletown, NJ, arrested on August 19, 2011 by Patrolman Adam Vandetti on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Oceanport Municipal Court. He was released after posting $114.00 bail.


John Engberg, age 39, from Indian Key Drive in Holiday, Florida, arrested on August 19, 2011 by Patrolman Darrin Simon on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Hazlet Municipal Court. He was released after posting $106.00 bail.


Debra Sambino, age 51, from Greenwood Place in Middletown, NJ, arrested on August 20, 2011 by Patrolman Richard Belmonte on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the East Brunswick Municipal Court. She was released after posting $89.00 bail.


Michael Carlucci, age 42, from Burlington Avenue in Leonardo, NJ, arrested on August 20, 2011 by Patrolman Robert Shannon on a warrant issued by the Monmouth County Superior Court. He was being held at the Monmouth County Correctional Facility in Freehold, NJ.


Kristel Roxas, age 26, from Williams Street in Red Bank, NJ, arrested on August 19, 2011 by Patrolman Joseph Ahlemeyer on three Contempt of Court warrants issued by the Aberdeen and Red Bank Municipal Courts. She was held on $490.00 bail.

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