Monday, May 13, 2013
Jessica Zaccardi, 24, was arrested in Marlboro in 2011 on shoplifting charges.
Marlboro Police arrested an Old Bridge woman again last week, for allegedly cashing stolen checks. Jassica Zaccardi, 24 was arrested in 2011 for allegedly shoplifting and supplying police with a false identity. Zaccardi and Wayne Hinlickey, 27 of Old Bridge were both charged with shoplifting after police discovered them at Lowes in Morganville with alleged stolen power drills and other tools in 2011. Marlboro Township Police said when patrol pulled up in 2011, Zaccardi and Hinlickey were allegedly standing next to the stolen items outside of Starbucks, which shares a parking lot with Lowes. Police arrested Zaccardi last week after she allegedly stole business checks and cashed one in the amount of $457.52. According to state records, …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Brandon Holt of Toms River died after being shot in the head in the McCormick Drive yard of the 4-year-old, according to Toms River police.
Family, friends and local officials continued to grieve Wednesday after a 6-year-old Toms River boy - shot in the head by a 4-year-old - died. "It's true, it's true," a source close to the family said Tuesday, a day after Brandon Holt was shot in the McCormick Drive yard of the 4-year-old. Toms River Police Chief Michael Mastronardy said the matter is under investigation, and any possible criminal action could be subject to an investigation by the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office. Read the latest about the incident in Toms River Patch, which will have updates and breaking news regarding the case. Al Della Fave, spokesman for the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, cited a possible conflict between the 4-year-old's family and Ocean County …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Changes were made between Wyncrest Road and Ridge Road.
The NJ Department of Transportation (DOT) approved a speed limit change on Route 79 in Marlboro Township, between Wyncrest Road and Ridge Road. The previous speed of 50 mph has been reduced to 45 mph. The NJ DOT signed off on the change on Jan. 4. Marlboro residents have previously spoken out on Patch and at Township Council meetings about reducing speed limits on other township roads, including Union Hill Road. The Marlboro Township Council approved a resolution supporting the change, after a resident complained about the speed. Speed limit signs on the road will be replaced in the near future.
Friday, January 18, 2013
Vote in our poll to give your opinion on armed officers in schools.
A month after the Newton school shooting rocked the nation; residents are still weighing in on gun control and school safety. In many Monmouth County towns, schools are working with their police forces to ensure safety. In response to updates from Patch editors, readers are commenting that schools need more protection and using outlets on Patch to express their concerns and as a way to call others residents to action. Marlboro made headlines earlier this month, when armed officers became a visible site in all Marlboro schools. In an article from Marlboro-Colts Neck Patch, the Marlboro Board of Education said that the decision to temporarily place officers in every school would cost the district an estimated $100,000 for 90 days. Other …
Friday, January 4, 2013
Speeders beware: a mandatory court appearance will be required for traffic violations in these zones.
The Aberdeen Police Department will be keeping an extra eye on certain streets in the township. According to a resolution approved by the township council at their Jan. 3 meeting, the purpose of the enforcement zones is to ensure the safety of the residents in those areas. "Concerned residents along these designated areas should be assured that their safety is important and traffic flow throughot their neighborhoods will be closely monitored," the resolution states. For the beginning of 2013, Ivyhill Drive, Van Brackle Road, Prospect Avenue and South Atlantic Avenue are the designated enforcement zones. According to the resolution, a traffic violation in an enforcement zone will result in a mandatory court appearance.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Dylan Iacarrino was indicted last week for December, 2010 burglaries.
Dylan Iacarrino, 20 of Old Bridge, was indicted last week for allegedly burglarizing a Marlboro Township home in 2010. Iacarrino is accused of breaking into the home and stealing more than $500 worth of jewelry on Dec. 7, 2010. Iacarrino is charged with third degree burglary and theft of moveable property. According to Data Universe, 93 burglaries were reported in Marlboro Township in 2010. Follow Marlboro-Colts Neck Patch on Facebook for all police and township news.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Nicholas Demo of Morganville is also accused of making terroristic threats against his alleged burglary partner.
Nicholas Demo of Morganville was indicted by a Monmouth County grand jury last week on charges he made terroristic threats against his alleged partner in crime. Demo, 20, is accused of threatening violence against Joseph Dolce, 19, in August. In the same court record, Demo and Dolce were indicted for allegedly robbing a Hess Gas Station in Matawan. Dolce and Demo were both also arrested in August and September in connection with burglaries of gas stations in Manalapan and East Brunswick. The pair allegedly robbed each station with a 17-year-old boy, whose name has not been released due to his age. Demo was also arrested in Marlboro Township in June for allegedly assaulting two police officers and attempting to kidnap his father. Demo was …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Old McDonald had a farm, and then his animals got loose on Tennent Road.
If there was a question whether or not Marlboro Township had any farmland left, a handful of horses and goats answered that Thursday morning as they attempted a morning stroll near Tennent Road and Brown Road. Police Captain Steve Mennona said officers were called to the scene, but the wandering livestock was picked up by owners quickly. Mennona assured Patch no police chase ensued. Follow your local farm animal news on our Facebook page.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The outages began in the Route 9 corridor and continued to spread.
Widespread power outages are sweeping the Morganville area and into Old Bridge as JCP&L tries to figure out why. Police Captain Steve Mennona said the outages are spread throughout town, and JCP&L hasn't given the department a reason. Within the last few days, outages were also reported in the area of the Marlboro Early Learning Center. JCP&L's outage map shows over 3,000 homes in Marlboro Township are currently without power as of 7:25 p.m. Mayor Jon Hornik's Facebook page said his correspondence with JCP&L indicated trucks are heading to the Texas Road substation in Morganville. "Repair trucks have been dispatched to the substation and will report back shortly. The cause of the outages is not known at this time. I will pass on …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Kareem Gary, 32, of Elizabeth and Herman Rozier, 46, of Linden were indicted on Thursday in Monmouth County Court.
A Monmouth County grand jury indicted Kareem Gary, 32, of Elizabeth and Herman Rozier, 46, of Linden on Dec. 13 on seven charges stemming from the alleged burglary of businesses in Matawan, Aberdeen and Red Bank. The investigation began in Matawan after the July burglary of Wine Nation, where the front glass window was shattered and cash and cigarettes were stolen. As a result of the Wine Nation burglary investigation, Matawan Det. Joseph Lovallo and Det. Steve Sakowski were able to identify one of the suspects and tracked his whereabouts for ten days, Lt. Jason Gallo told Patch in August. The detectives were aware that the burglary of Wine Nation was similar to several 'smash and grab' style burglaries committed across the state, Gallo …