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Englishtown Police Department
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Friday, April 5, 2013
A US Postal worker was arrested in Englishtown on drug possession and theft charges, police said.
A two and a half month federal investigation by the United States Postal Service came to a close on Thursday, April 4 when United States Postal Employee Monica Mettrock was arrested in Englishtown on drug and theft charges. Corporal Michael MacInnes arrested Mettrock, 46, of Cliffwood Beach, on Tennent Avenue at around 11 a.m. Thursday as she exited her postal vehicle to begin her mail route. Englishtown police charged Mettrock with possession of six wax folds of heroin, possession of hypodermic syringes, possession of a controlled dangerous substance while in a motor vehicle, and possession of stolen mail items. According to Englishtown police, Mettrock was found to be in possession 19 Netflix DVD’s, three personal digital assistants, two…
Friday, March 29, 2013
What do you think of the new look? Tell us in the comments!
The patrol cars for the Englishtown Police Department have received a sophisticated, new makeover - going from a drab white to a shiny black. The department received a new patrol car and SUV at the end of last year that were black and white with a striped pattern. Since the four other patrol cars were older and had peeling paint, Lt. Peter Cooke decided to have the older vehicles painted to match the new vehicles. Now, the entire fleet of Englishtown police vehicles are black and white with blue and yellow stripes along the sides. Cooke had asked for a police SUV vehicle after a bad snow storm caused policemen to respond to calls while riding with the snow plowers since none of the patrol cars were able to drive in the high snow …
Sunday, March 24, 2013
The man also had a warrant out of Middletown for failing to appear in court.
A Brick man was arrested in Englishtown on Wednesday after being found to be in possession of drugs, providing a false name, and having a warrant out for his arrest from Middletown Township. Alexis Claudio, 28, provided Englishtown police with a false identity after the garbage truck he worked on struck another vehicle while making a turn onto North Gate Drive at the intersection of Bailey Court on Wednesday, March 20. The truck was making a wide turn and inadvertently traveled into the wrong lane, striking a car on the front side. An investigation conducted by Corporal Michael MacInnes revealed Claudio’s true identity and that there was a $1,000 warrant out of Middletown for his arrest because he failed to appear at his court date for …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
The man was a fugitive from justice out of Rhode Island for violating parole for aggravated assault with a handgun; he has been living in Englishtown Borough.
Englishtown police have arrested a fugitive from justice out of Rhode Island who is residing on Tennent Avenue in Englishtown. During a routine motor vehicle stop on Thursday, March 21, Ptl. Scott Zapora learned that the passenger, Anthony Delgatto, 33, was wanted out of Rhode Island on parole violation for aggravated assault with a handgun, Lt. Peter Cooke of the Englishtown Police Department said. The offense occurred on Dec. 8, 2011, according to a police report. Zapora arrested Delgatto and he is currently lodged in Monmouth County Correctional Institute in default of $100,000 bail. His initial appearance in front of Judge Dennis Lavender is scheduled for April 3 at 5 p.m.
Monday, January 7, 2013
The former Englishtown Police Officer was killed in the line of duty on January 14, 2011 in Lakewood.
The Englishtown Borough Council introduced and adopted a resolution last week naming Jan. 14 “Christopher Matlosz Remembrance Day” in honor of Christopher Matlosz, a former Englishtown Borough Police Officer who was killed in the line of duty in Lakewood two years ago. Matlosz was a full time police officer for Englishtown between 2004 and 2006, when he left Englishtown to join the Lakewood Police Department. Matlosz was killed on January 14, 2011 by Jahmell Crockam during a routine traffic stop. Crockam was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison with no parole. “Christopher Matlosz’s service to the Borough of Englishtown was given with such dedication and devotion that he has earned the respect, admiration and friendship of …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
An Englishtown resident was charged with resisting arrest and committing aggravated assault on an Englishtown policeman.
Englishtown resident Andrew Micoletti, 23, was arrested by Englishtown Police on Friday, Oct. 19 for outstanding warrants, resisting arrest, and committing aggravated assault on a police officer. Cpl. Michael MacInnes was off-duty in the Englishtown Liquors and Convenience Store when he recognized Micoletti as an individual with an outstanding failure to appear warrant out of Englishtown for a harassment charge, according to Englishtown Lt. Peter Cooke. Cooke said that MacInnes phoned and alerted the on-duty police officer, Ptl. Nicola Costagliola. Costagliola confirmed the outstanding warrant out of Englishtown, as well as two other outstanding warrants out of Newark totaling $4,500, Cooke said. Costagliola responded to the scene to …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Suspects have been charged in the robberies of the Hess Station and Sunoco station, both on Route 18 in East Brunswick.
The East Brunswick and Old Bridge Police departments have made three arrests following a joint investigation into a string of armed robberies and one burglary of gas stations that occurred in both municipalities between July 30 and Aug. 7. According to police, Nicholas Demo, 19, of Morganville, Joseph Dolce, 21 of Manalapan, and a 16-year-old male accomplice from Manahawkin were charged after an investigation by the East Brunswick and Old Bridge Police Departments. Police said the robberies included the Hess Station at Route 18 and Arthur Street, which was hit twice, once on June 30 and again on Aug. 7, and the Sunoco Station on Route 18 on Aug. 7. Demo and Dolce and the juvenile accomplice were charged with 4 counts of robbery, one count …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Sgt. Richard Settele is recognized for a heroic act and almost all officers receive awards for their shooting skills.
Englishtown Lt. Peter S. Cooke, Jr. and Councilwoman and Police Commisioner Cindy Robilotti handed out awards to several Englishtown Police Officers at the Borough Council meeting last week. A proclamation of the Mayor and Council was read in honor of Sgt. Richard Settele’s exceptional service, specifically for apprehending a woman with a weapon at a group home for the developmentally disabled on Feb. 7. “Upon Sgt. Settele’s arrival, he was immediately confronted by an individual brandishing a large kitchen knife,” the proclamation reads. “Sgt. Settele was able to convince the individual involved to disarm the weapon, thus preventing the need for more serious action to be taken.” Settele’s composure under the extreme circumstances and …
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Englistown Police arrested Keith Cruz at his residence after an investigation stemming from last summer led to cocaine possession and distribution charges.
Englishtown resident Keith Cruz, 35, was charged with cocaine possession, distribution, and cocaine distribution within a school zone on May 1 by Englishtown Police Corporal Michael MacInnes. According to the Englishtown Police Department, the arrest proceeded from an investigation which began in June 2011 and was led by MacInnes and Patrolman Philip Accattata. MacInnes, with the help of Corporal Trevor Martinson, Patrolman first class Alexander Dinicola, and Officer Scott Zapora, arrested Cruz at his home; he was released on $15,000 bail, which was set by Judge James Newman.