Friday, February 22, 2013
Chase Bank was reportedly robbed around 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21.
This story was updated at 12:15 p.m. on Feb. 22 with a photo of the suspect and more information from the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office. Chase Bank in Colts Neck was robbed at gunpoint on Thursday, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office. Police said a male at 5'11" with brown hair and glasses walked into the bank around 5 p.m. and pointed a gun at the bank teller, demanding money. After receiving the cash, the suspect fled in a dark two-door Infiniti with New York license plates. Police said the car headed south on Route 34, then north on Route 18. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, Detective Kevin Condon at 732-431-7160, the Colts Neck Police Department Detective …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Route 18 is now open, after a car fire temporarily closed a portion of the road.
Update as of 5:24 p.m.: Marlboro Police reported the roadway is now open. A car fire on Route 19 northbound has traffic backed up for miles as firemen work to extinguish the flames. The fire, located betwen Route 537 in Colts Neck and Route 79 in Marlboro, had that portion of the road temporarily shut down as crews worked. The car was towed by B&B Auto Wreckers and Towing in Morganville, but when the car was placed in the yard it caught fire again, according to Marlboro Police. The Robertsville Fire Department worked to extinguish the reignited flames.
Monday, November 12, 2012
Mayor retrieved dog's body next to live wire, angry JCP&L did not immediately fix it after resident's call.
The life of an 8-month-old German Shepherd ended Thursday when the dog found itself in the wrong place at the wrong time in a Colts Neck neighborhood. Lisa Loew Mason was bringing out the trash with her dog, Rosie, by her side. Rosie spotted two dogs running in a field across the street, and took off after them. The dogs across the street had gotten loose because a neighbor's electric fence was without power. In an attempt to catch up, Loew Mason hopped in her car. Not a block away, she found Rosie in the street next to a utility pole. "I went up to her and was calling her name, I thought maybe she had just been shocked," Loew Mason said. "I almost went and touched her, I didn't even see the wire, but then I heard the electricity." The …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Robert Hanna of Colts Neck has been charged for allegedly stealing from churches in Red Bank and Holmdel.
Robert Hanna, 43 of Colts Neck was arrested in Red Bank this week for allegedly stealing more than $200 from the "poor box" at St. James Catholic Church at 25 Drummond Place. This is the second time police have accused Hanna for taking money left by parishioners for the poor. In April, he was arrested for breaking into the St. Vincent de Paul Society donation box at St. Catharine's Church where police set up surveillance equipment. According to the police report, Hanna is accused of stealing from St. James Church between May and August. Police say Hanna confessed to the Red Bank theft in a videotaped interview. Hanna is being held in Monmouth County Jail on $1,000 bail, no ten percent option.
Monday, July 30, 2012
One patient was transported to Jersey Shore Medical by ambulance.
An early morning accident involving three cars on Rt. 34 in Colts Neck closed both lanes for at least two hours on Monday. Colts Neck Police Sgt. Kevin Walsh said Richard Santora, 21 of Marlboro was extricated from the car by police and fire, with injuries to lower extremities. The patient was taken by ambulance to Jersey Shore medical. Walsh said a van driven by Dilipkuma Patel, 42, of Edison was attempting to make a left from Rt. 34 Southbound onto Willow Brook Road when he was struck by Santora. The impact caused the van to spin into the road, where it was struck again by a northbound car driven by Howell resident Kenneth McGrory, 68. Colts Neck Police are continuing their investigation into the accident.