The Aberdeen Township Police Department responded to or initiated 268 calls for service between June 27 and July 3, 2012, including 17suspicious persons/vehicles; 17 alarms; 19 first aid calls; seven motor vehicle crashes; seven burglaries; six thefts; one disorderly persons; one noise complaint; and 93 motor vehicle stops, according to Chief of Police Joh Powers. Officers also issued 48 motor vehicle summonses.
The Aberdeen Township Police made the following arrests June 27, 2012 through July 3, 2012:
- On June 27 Anthony M. Figaro, 21, Colts Neck, was arrested and charged with burglary, theft, and criminal mischief in connection with an incident that took place on May 18, 2012. Mr. Figaro entered a residence on North Circle, damaged a vehicle, and took a 1986 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, which was subsequently recovered in Staten Island. P.O. Matthew McDow and Sgt. Henry Chevalier conducted the investigation.
- On June 27 P.O. Anthony Marone arrested a 28-year-old Middletown man for contempt of court out of Aberdeen municipal court.
- A 29- year-old Aberdeen man was arrested for contempt of court out of Aberdeen municipal court on June 27. P.O. Anthony Marone was the arresting officer.
- On June 28 Sgt. David Mauro arrested an 18-year-old Aberdeen resident for possession of under 50 grams of marijuana at the McDonald’s, Highway 35.
- Justin A. Rios, 25, Perth Amboy, was charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, open container of alcohol, unregistered vehicle, failure to exhibit documents, and failure to observe a traffic signal following a motor vehicle stop on July 1 at approximately 1:29 AM on Highway 35. P.O. Frank Maisano was the arresting officer.
- A 45-year-old Laurence Harbor man was charged with shoplifting at the Stop and Shop store, Highway 34, on June 22. P.O. Martin Walsh was the arresting officer.
- On July 2 P.O. Gus Grivas arrested a 41-year-old Toms River man for contempt of court out of Aberdeen municipal court.
- A 49-year-old Old Bridge man was arrested for obstruction of justice by P.O. Anthony Marone following an incident on Cliffwood Ave. at 11:51 PM on July 3.
Other police activity during that period:
- On June 27 a resident of Amherst Court reported the theft of a gold chain valued at $1,500. P.O. Vito Turchiano took the report.
- Five vehicles were reported burglarized on June 28 on Edgeview Road sometime during the night or early morning hours. All of the vehicles were left unlocked. Quantities of cash, prescription medication, wallets, and pocketbooks were reported stolen. P.O. Craig Hausmann and P.O. Anthony Marone conducted the initial investigation.
- On June 28 a County Rd. resident reported the fraudulent use of her bank card. P.O. Mary Johnston took the report.
- On June 28 five youths were issued summonses for being on Cliffwood Beach after hours. P.O. John Zeller issued the summonses.
- P.O. Christopher DeSarno responded to a report of criminal trespass at an apartment in the Avalon complex, Central Ave., on June 29.
- On July 1 a Beverly Drive resident reported that sometime during the night someone entered his vehicle, which was in the driveway and unlocked, and removed a pair of sunglasses. P.O. Martin Walsh investigated.
- P.O. Michael Lasko responded to an assault on Andover Lane on July 1.
- On July 2 four youths were issued summonses for being on Cliffwood Beach after hours. P.O. John Zeller issued the summonses.
- A Wellington Place resident reported the theft of a fire ring valued at $25 on July 2. P.O. Gus Grivas responded.
- On July 2 a resident of Wayside Drive reported the theft of scrap metal. P.O. Martin Walsh investigated.
- On July 2 two Philadelphia residents were issued summonses for soliciting without a permit on County Rd. P.O. Frank Maisano investigated.
- A resident of Stevenson Ave. reported on July 3 that someone attempted to use a fraudulently obtained credit card in her name at the Shop Rite store on Lloyd Rd. P.O. John Young investigated.
- On July 3 P.O. Louis Nanna investigated the burglary of a box truck located at a construction company on Lloyd Rd. Two plate tampers and a generator with a total value of $10,500 were reported stolen.
Editor's Note: An arrest does not indicate a conviction.