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Crime Scene Middletown: More Boarded Juveniles and Standoff With Knife Wielder During Past Two Days

WRITTEN BY MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT

ISSUED Tuesday, August 10th, 2011 – Arrests do not indicate convictions

On August 9, 2011 at approximately 2:40 am Corporal Douglas Wiatrak was on patrol in the area of the Beacon Hill Country Club when he observed a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot. The officer also observed a male subject standing on the porch of the building. Corporal Wiatrak began to approach the subject when he fled on foot.


Officer Wiatrak provided a description of the subject to surrounding patrol units who located the subject and another vehicle on Koosman Drive, a nearby street. The vehicle was occupied by four juveniles. Officers conducted an investigation which resulted in the recovery of Marijuana, a pipe used to smoke Marijuana, alcohol and the arrests of a 17 year old female from Middletown, NJ, a 17 year old female Middletown, NJ, a 17 year old male from Leonardo, NJ, and a 17 year old female from Belford, NJ being arrested.

All four subjects were charged with Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Defiant Trespass and Underage Possession of Alcohol. They were transported to police headquarters and were released pending a court date.

On August 9, 2011 at approximately 4:00 pm Patrolman Keith Hirschbein was on patrol in the area of Port Monmouth Road when he observed a vehicle being operated with a brake light out. The officer stopped the vehicle and approached the driver. The driver advised the officer that he did not have his license on him and then provided him with a fake name. Officer Hirschbein was able to identify the driver as Edward Rodriguez-Trujillo, age 19, from Bayview Avenue in Keansburg, NJ, at which point he was placed under arrest for providing false information.

Officer Hirschbein also detected an odor of raw Marijuana coming from the interior of the vehicle and observed Marijuana in plain view near the passenger seat. He continued his investigation which resulted in the recovery of a Marijuana grinder, which is a device used to process Marijuana for smoking, and the arrest of the passenger, identified as Thomas Parnell, age 19, from Woodside Avenue in Keansburg, NJ.

Both subjects were transported to police headquarters for processing. Rodriguez-Trujillo was charged with Obstructing the Administration of Law and Parnell was charged with Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Both subjects were released pending a court date.

On August 8, 2011 at approximately 7:20 am Patrolman Brian Dilworth responded to a residence on Monmouth Avenue in the Navesink section of Middletown in reference to a report of two subjects yelling at each other. Upon arrival Officer Dilworth located one of the subjects standing in the backyard holding a large knife.

Officer Dilworth ordered the subject, identified as James Wierzbicky, age 42, from Monmouth Avenue in Navesink, NJ, to drop the knife. Wierzbicky ignored numerous warnings from the officer to drop the weapon. After a brief stand-off, the suspect finally dropped the knife and was taken into custody when back-up units arrived.

Wierzbicky was charged with Aggravated Assault and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose. He was held on $15,000.00 bail with no 10% option set by Judge Richard Thompson.

On August 8, 2011 at approximately 5:40 pm Corporal Joseph Glynn and Patrolman Thomas Russo responded to the area of Nutswamp Road in reference to a report of occupants of a vehicle shooting pellets at other cars. The description of the vehicle was given out to surrounding police units and was located and stopped by Patrolman Albert Scott on Middletown Lincroft Road.
The officers conducted an investigation which resulted in the recovery of a spring action pellet gun and a container of pellets. The officers also located three pipes used to smoke Marijuana and a grinder which is a device used to prepare Marijuana for smoking.

The investigation also resulted in the arrests of Max Lopez, age 18, from East Roosevelt Circle for Possession of Marijuana under 50 Grams, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia , Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Possession of a Firearm for an Unlawful purpose; a 17 year old male juvenile from Middletown for Possession of Marijuana under 50 Grams, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Possession of an Imitation Firearm; a 16 year old male juvenile from Red Bank, NJ, for Possession of Marijuana under 50 Grams, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Possession of an Imitation Firearm; and a 16 year old male juvenile from Middletown, NJ, for Possession of Marijuana under 50 Grams, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Possession of an imitation Firearm.

All subjects were transported to police headquarters where they were released pending a court date.

On August 8, 2011 Detective Daniel Sullivan arrested Chaula Bhatt, age 38, from Poplar Lane in Old Bridge, NJ for Criminal Mischief. Detective Sullivan conducted a follow up investigation into a complaint received from AT&T in reference to damage committed at their facility located on Laurel Avenue. Corporate officials advised police that Bhatt, a former employee, had damaged an electric door scanner and several signs on the property and the vandalism had been captured on surveillance cameras.

Detective Sullivan reviewed the surveillance footage and arrested Bhatt. She was held on $1,000.00 bail with a 10% option set by Judge Richard Thompson.

On August 8, 2011 at approximately 9:45 pm Patrolman Ian May responded to the New Monmouth Baptist Church in reference to a report of an intoxicated subject who was attempting to get into the church. Upon arrival a member of the church advised the officer that a man came to the church door and began yelling and demanding entry.

Officer May located the subject, identified as Dennis Bannon, age 47, from Highway 36 in Leonardo, NJ, in the parking lot of the church. Officer May conducted an investigation which resulted in Bannon being arrested for Disorderly Conduct. Officer May also determined that there were three outstanding Contempt of Court warrants issued by the Red Bank, Keansburg and Highlands Municipal Courts for Bannon’s arrest.

He was transported to police headquarters where he was processed and held on $750.00 bail.

On August 8, 2011 at approximately 10:40 pm Patrolman Donald Coates and Patrolman David Crenshaw responded to the concession stand at McMahon Park in reference to a report that someone had entered the stand after hours. Upon arrival the officers noticed the door was closed and that there was a light on inside the stand.

The officers entered the stand and located two juveniles inside. The juveniles were identified as a 13 year old male from Middletown and a 15 year old male from Middletown. Both subjects were arrested for Criminal Trespass and were transported to police headquarters where they were processed and released to their parents pending a court date.

On August 9, 2011 Patrolman Brian Dilworth and Patrolman Michael Reuter responded to a residence on First Avenue in the Navesink section of Middletown in reference to a report of a subject passed out on the front lawn. Upon arrival the officers were advised by the homeowner that she observed an unknown subject rolling around on her front lawn yelling and screaming.

The officers approached the subject, identified as Cesar Moya, age 31, from Monroe Avenue in Shrewsbury, NJ, and determined that he was extremely intoxicated. The officers arrested Moya for Disorderly Conduct. He was transported to police headquarters where he was processed and released pending a court date.

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

Mary Dressler, age 42, from North Carriage Road in Hazlet, NJ, arrested on August 8, 2011 by Patrolman Jason Caruso on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Freehold Borough Municipal Court. She was released after posting $156.00 bail.

Donald Quarles, age 32, from Chestnut Avenue in Navesink, NJ, arrested on August 8, 2011 by Corporal Ralph Flannigan on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Highlands Municipal Court. He was held on $216.00 bail.

Patrick Masterson, age 22, from Tennent Road in Morganville, NJ, arrested on August 8, 2011 by Corporal James Keenan on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Atlantic Highlands Municipal Court. He was held on $165.00 bail.

John Hoffman, age 28, from Eighth Street in Belford, NJ, arrested on August 8, 2011 by Corporal Joseph Glynn on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Pleasantville Municipal Court. He was released after posting $89.00 bail.

Kyle Clayton, age 19, from Thousand Oaks Drive in Navesink, NJ, arrested on August 8, 2011 by Patrolman Keith Hirschbein on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Keansburg Municipal Court. He was released after posting $200.00 bail.

Joseph Colasacco, age 32, from Creek Road in Port Monmouth, NJ, arrested on August 8, 2011 by Patrolman Stephen Keller on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Red bank Municipal Court and a Non Support warrant issued by the Monmouth County Superior Court. He was held on bail.

Jessica Brady, age 30, from King James Lane in Atlantic Highlands, NJ, arrested on August 8, 2011 by Patrolman Nicholas Fenezia on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Red Bank Municipal Court. She was released after posting $165.00 bail.

Christopher Kamna, age 21, from Bamm Hollow Road in Middletown, NJ, arrested on August 9, 2011 by Patrolman Greg Buhowski on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Lake Como Municipal Court. He was released after posting $296.00 bail.

Ashley Blascak, age 20, from Ironwood Court in Middletown, NJ, arrested on August 8, 2011 by Patrolman John Mele for Simple Assault. She was released pending a court date.

On August 9, 2011 Patrolman Frank Mazza arrested a 17 year old male juvenile from Ocean Avenue in Middletown for Terroristic Threats, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose. He was being held at the Middlesex County Youth Detention Center.

James Elliassen, age 27, from Ninth Street in Belford, NJ, arrested on August 5, 2011 by Patrolman James Beirne on warrants signed by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force Bayshore Unit for Possession of Marijuana, Distribution of Less than one Ounce of Marijuana and Possession with the Intent to Distribute Marijuana with 1000 feet of a School Zone. He was held on bail.

James Murphy, age 27, from Virginia Avenue in Hazlet, NJ, arrested on August 5, 2011 by Patrolman Donald Coates and Patrolman Jason Caruso of the Quality of Life Unit on warrants signed by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force Bayshore Unit for Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of Methadone, and Possession with the Intent to Distribute Within 500 Feet of a Public Park. He was processed and released pending a court date.

Casey Hewitt, age 18, from Kanes Lane in Middletown, NJ, arrested on August 8, 2011 by Patrolman Christian Clark for Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Simple Assault, and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose. She was held on $3,500.00 set by Judge Richard Thompson.

Philip Moffat, age 30, from Manor Drive in Union, NJ, arrested on August 9, 2011 by Patrolman Richard Belmonte on Contempt of Court warrants issued by the Westwood Borough Municipal Court. He was released after posting bail.

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Crime Scene Middletown: Man Arrested On Multiple Warrants, Roller Blader Attacked and Other Recent Activity August 2nd – July 31

WRITTEN BY MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT
ISSUED Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 – Arrests do not indicate convictions

On August 2, 2011 at approximately 2:20 am Patrolman Anthony Gigante and Patrolman Brian Dilworth responded to the area of New Monmouth Road in reference to a report of three subjects who had just damaged property at a residence. The officers located three subjects fitting the description provided by the victim a short distance from the residence.

The officers approached the group at which point one of the suspects began to run from the area. Patrolman Gigante chased the suspect, identified as Dylan Zimmerman, age 19, from Monmouth Avenue in Leonardo, NJ, and was able to apprehend him in a wooded area a few blocks away. Zimmerman was searched incident to the arrest and a lock blade knife was found in his pocket.
The other two suspects, identified as Brendan Campbell, age 18, from Kelvin Avenue in Leonardo, NJ and Jamie Ippolito, age 18, from Poricy Lane in Middletown, NJ, were also taken into custody.
Zimmerman was charged with Criminal Mischief, Resisting Arrest, Obstructing the Administration of Law, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose. He was held pending bail. Campbell was charged with Criminal Mischief, Obstructing the Administration of Law and Hindering Apprehension. He was held pending bail. Ippolito was charged with Criminal Mischief and Disorderly Conduct. She was also held pending bail.
On August 1, 2011 at approximately 5:40 pm Patrolman Jason Caruso and Patrolman Donald Coates of the Quality of Life Unit attempted to serve arrest warrants at a residence on Baldwin Avenue for a suspect, identified as Joseph Porter, age 49, from Baldwin Avenue in Middletown, NJ. Porter was wanted on Contempt of Court warrants issued by the Middletown, Keyport and Lakehurst Municipal Courts, a warrant issued by the Monmouth County Superior Court and a Fugitive Warrant issued by the State of Florida.
Upon arrival the officers identified themselves as police officers at which point Porter began to run from the officers. The officers chased him on foot and were able to apprehend him in a backyard of a nearby residence. He was transported to police headquarters where he was charged with the additional offense of Obstructing the Administration of Law.
He was being held on $165,271.00 bail.
On August 1, 2011 at approximately 10:20 pm Patrolman Brian Dilworth was on patrol in the area of Beacon Hill Road when he observed a suspicious vehicle parked on the side of the road. The officer approached the vehicle at which point he detected a strong odor of burnt Marijuana coming from inside the car.
The officer conducted an investigation which resulted in the recovery of two pipes used to smoke Marijuana and a grinder used to process Marijuana inside the car. Patrolman Dilworth also located a bag of Marijuana on a rear seat passenger, identified as Thomas Brophy, age 23, from Bingham Avenue in Rumson, NJ.
Brophy was placed under arrest and was transported to police headquarters where he was charged with Possession of under 50 Grams of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was processed and released pending a court date.
On July 29, 2011 at approximately 5:15 pm Patrolman Jason Caruso and Patrolman Donald Coates of the Quality of Life Unit were on patrol in the area of Tindall Road when they stopped a vehicle for failing to maintain a lane of travel. The officers approached the driver, identified as Steven Szot, age 34, from Kimberly Court in Middletown, to obtain his driving credentials. While Szot was looking for his license the officers observed a cellophane wrapper containing pills in plain view in the car.
The officers conducted an investigation which resulted in Szot being arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Unlawful Possession of Xanax and Oxycodone. He was transported to police headquarters where he was processed and held on $3,000.00 set by Judge Richard Thompson.
On July 31, 2011 at approximately 1:00 am Patrolman Stephen Greenwood responded to the area of Brandywine Way in reference to a report of an assault that had just occurred. Upon arrival the officer was advised by the victim that he was roller blading home from a friend’s house when a vehicle drove by and yelled obscenities at him. The vehicle then drove up to him at which point three male subjects exited the vehicle, knocked him to the ground and began striking him in the head and face.

The victim provided the officer with a description of the vehicle and suspects, which was then broadcasted to other patrol units in the area. The vehicle was located a short distance away. Officer Greenwood conducted an investigation which resulted in the arrests of Frankie Terracciano, age 18, from Moran Place in Keansburg, NJ, Edward Stoop, age 19, from Moran Place in Keansburg, NJ, and Robert Backovsky, age 20, from Pinehurst Avenue in Port Monmouth, NJ, for Simple Assault.
All three subjects were transported to headquarters where they were processed and released pending a court date.
The Middletown Police Department reports the arrests of the following subjects for various offenses:
Holly Moyer, age 32, from Hialeah Avenue in Middletown, NJ, arrested on July 29, 2011 by Patrolman Brady Carr on a Contempt of Court warrant. She was released after posting $500.00 bail.
Prasad Sripathi, age 46, from Red Barn Lane in Flemington, NJ, arrested on July 29, 2011 by Patrolman Adam Vandetti on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Branchburg Municipal Court. He was released after posting $150.00 bail.
Mary Garulle, age 44, from Sandy Hook Avenue in Belford, NJ, arrested on July 30, 2011 by Patrolman James Beirne on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. She was held on bail.
Lawrence Welch, age 52, from Highland Avenue in Keansburg, NJ, arrested on July 29, 2011 by Patrolman Brady Carr on eight Contempt of Court warrant issued by various municipal courts. He was held on bail.
Tyler Scarangello, age 26, from Highway 36 in Belford, NJ, arrested on July 31, 2011 by Patrolman Keith Hirschbein on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was released after posting $500.00 bail.
Lauren Harvey, age 23, from Bloomfield Avenue in Neptune, NJ, arrested on July 31, 2011 by Patrolman Anthony Dellatacoma on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Tinton Falls Municipal Court. She was released after posting $114.00 bail.
Daniel Gilham, age 30, from Ocean Avenue in Middletown, NJ, arrested on July 31, 2011 by Patrolman Richard Belmonte for Simple Assault. He was released pending a court date.
Aimee McGrath, age 28, from Cliffwood Avenue in Cliffwood, NJ, arrested on July 31, 2011 by Patrolman Ralph Flannigan for Simple Assault. She was released pending a court date.
James Coolahan, age 50, from West Hillsdale Avenue in Long Branch, NJ, arrested on July 31, 2011 by Patrolman Michael Pintilie for Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon. He was held on $5,000.00 bail set by Judge Richard Thompson.
Kenneth Scaggs, age 21, from Starkey Road in Largo, FL, arrested on August 1, 2011 by Patrolman Donald Coates and Patrolman Jason Caruso of the Quality of Life Unit on a Contempt of Court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court. He was held on $478.00 bail.
Damien Kilpatrick, age 31, from Hwy 35 in Hazlet, NJ, arrested on August 1, 2011 by Detective Daniel Sullivan on two Contempt of Court warrants issued by the Middletown and Keansburg Municipal Courts. He was held on $$1,900.00 bail.
Sandy Kuehl, age 39, from Cranbury, NJ, arrested on August 1, 2011 by Patrolman Greg Buhowski for Simple Assault. She was released on her own recognizance pending

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>Crime Scene Middletown: Arrest Made In Burglary Case And Other Recent Activity Around Town From The Week 5/10/11 – 5/16/11

>PREPARED BY DETECTIVE LIEUTENANT STEPHEN DOLLINGER

On May 10, 2011 Detective Adam Finck arrested Corey Throckmorton, age 25, who currently resides at Wagoner Prison in Bordentown, NJ, for Burglary, Theft and Criminal Mischief in connection with a burglary that took place on March 5, 2008 at the Raceway Gas Station located on Highway 35 in Middletown.

Throckmorton was charged after evidence found at the scene at the time of the burglary linked him to the crime.

On May 10, 2011 at approximately 8:35 pm Sgt. John Werner was on patrol in the area of McMahon Park when he observed a suspicious person in the area of the hockey rink. Sgt. Werner approached the subject, a 16 year old male juvenile, and conducted an investigation which resulted in the discovery of a switchblade knife with a brass knuckle handle being found on the juvenile.

The juvenile was placed under arrest and was transported to police headquarters where he was charged with Possession of a Prohibited Weapon. He was processed and released to his parents.

On May 11, 2011 at approximately 4:45 pm Patrolman Jason Caruso assisted the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force Bayshore Unit with arresting Andrew Mullins, age 24, from Monmouth Parkway in Middletown on warrants signed by the task force. The officer located Mullins at his residence and took him into custody.

While arresting Mullins, Officer Caruso located a baggie which contained Marijuana and a glass pipe used to smoke Marijuana in the bedroom where Mullins was taken into custody. The officer conducted a further investigation which resulted in the arrests of Christopher Duley, age 20, from Doris Lane in Middletown and Ryan Dunn, age 29, from Walnut Street in Keyport, NJ, who were also present in the room.

All three subjects were transported to police headquarters. Duley and Dunn were each charged with Possession of under 50 grams of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and were released pending a court date. Mullins was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of under 50 grams of Marijuana, Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of a Prescription Legend Drug and Distribution of a Controlled Dangerous Substance.

On May 13, 2011 at approximately 12:50 am Patrolman James Beirne and Corporal Bernie Chenoweth responded to the area of Apple Farm Road in reference to a subject who was refusing to pay his cab fare and who was screaming at the cab driver.

Upon arrival the officers located the subject, Brendan Corridon, age 30, from Corn Lane in Middletown, who was intoxicated and was yelling at the cab driver while attempting to strike him with his fists. Corridon was placed under arrested and was transported to police headquarters where he was charged with Disorderly Conduct. He was processed and released pending a court date.

On May 13, 2011 at approximately 1:00 pm police responded to Middletown High School North in reference to an assault that had taken place in the assistant principal’s office. Upon arrival Patrolman Charles Higgins was advised that a 17 year old female student had walked into the office and had assaulted a 16 year old female student.

Patrolman Higgins conducted an investigation which resulted in the 17 year old female being charged with Simple Assault. She was arrested and transported to police headquarters where she was processed and released to her mother.

On May 13, 2011 at approximately 9:00 pm Patrolman Frank Mazza and Detective Lieutenant Stephen Dollinger were assigned to the Cops in Shops detail at the Old Village Pub when they observed a subject enter the store and purchase Jack Daniels Whiskey and Budweiser beer. The officers recognized the subject, identified as Robert Lo, age 19, from Jersey Avenue in Middletown and knew that he was not old enough to purchase alcohol.

The officers conducted an investigation and determined that Lo had used a fake New York driver’s license to make the purchase. The officers also determined that Lo had received money from two 15 year old juveniles and one 16 year old juvenile to purchase the alcohol for them.

All four subjects were placed under arrest and were transported to police headquarters for processing. Lo was charged with Purchasing Alcohol Underage and Purchasing Alcohol for others who are underage. He was processed and released pending a court date. The three juveniles were charged with having someone else purchase alcohol for them while being under the legal age to possess alcohol. The three juveniles were processed and released to their parents pending a court date.

On May 14, 2011 at approximately 2:35 am Patrolman James Beirne was on patrol in the area of Highway 36 when he observed the driver of a vehicle not wearing her seatbelt . Officer Beirne stopped the vehicle, approached the driver, identified as Virginia Finley, age 27, from Concord Avenue in Leonardo and detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from her breath.

Officer Beirne continued his investigation which resulted in Finley being arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. She was transported to police headquarters where she was processed and released pending a court date. Ms. Finley was also issued additional additional summonses for Failing to wear a seatbelt and Reckless Driving.

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>Crime Scene Middletown: MIDDLETOWN POLICE REPORT BUSY WEEK WITH NUMEROUS ARRESTS

>PREPARED BY DETECTIVE LIEUTENANT STEPHEN DOLLINGER

On March 25, 2011 at approximately 11:00 am police responded to the area of Cooper Road in reference to a report of a subject parked in a vehicle possibly using drugs. Upon arrival officers located Tiffanile Czaplicki, age 28, from Kruger Place in Middletown, sitting in the vehicle.

Officers Ian May and Anthony Ciccone conducted an investigation and located two hypodermic syringes inside the car. Czaplicki was placed under arrest and was charged with Possession of hypodermic syringes. She was released on a summons pending a court appearance.

On March 26, 2011 at approximately 3:26 am police received a call from the New Jersey State Police reporting a vehicle which was driving erratically and had struck a barrier on the Garden State Parkway and then exited at exit 109.


Sgt. William Colangelo located the vehicle on Newman Springs Road and conducted a motor vehicle stop. Patrolman Savino Capilupi responded as back up. The officers conducted an investigation which resulted in the driver, identified as Thomas Delia, age 52, from Dawn Court in Tinton Falls, NJ, being arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Reckless Driving. He was processed and released on summonses pending a court appearance.

On March 26, 2011 at approximately 4:45 am Police Officer Janine Kennedy responded to the area of Mulberry Lane in reference to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked on the street.

Upon arrival Officer Kennedy located the vehicle and conducted an investigation which resulted in the arrest of Ryan Kelty, age 21, from Bray Avenue in Middletown. Kelty was charged with Possession of a prescription legend drug. He was transported to police headquarters where he was processed and released on a summons pending a court appearance.

On March 27, 2011 at approximately 10:56 am police responded to the area of Wilson Avenue in reference to a report of a man standing in the street swinging a weapon at passing cars.

Upon arrival Police Officer Larisa Doriety located Sean Lynch, age 25, from Danemar Drive in Middletown standing in the street holding a leather belt with a combination lock fastened to the end and a knife. The officer drew her firearm and ordered Lynch to drop the weapons. Sgt. Anthony Bagileo arrived as backup and the officer were able to place Lynch under arrest without further incident.

Lynch was transported to police headquarters where he was charged with Disorderly Conduct, Unlawful Possession of a weapon, and Possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. He was processed and released on his own recognizance pending a court appearance.

The Middletown Police Department also reported the following arrests on warrants between March 23 and March 27:

Ryan Canavan , age 18, from Jefferson Street in Middletown. He was held on $500.00 bail on a Contempt of court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court.

Michael Roy, age 30, from Bayside Parkway in Middletown. He was held on $6,800.00 bail on a warrant issued by the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office.

Ryan Kelty, age 21, from Bray Avenue in Middletown. He was released on $200.00 bail on a warrant issued by the Ocean Township Municipal Court.

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