Thursday, April 11, 2013
The cause of the fire is still under investigation by Manalapan police.
A box truck caught fire on Millhurst Road near the intersection of Woodward Road Wednesday evening. Manalapan Fire Company #1 was dispatched to the scene where they immediately hooked up a hose to the fire hydrant to douse the working fire. Foam was also utilized in extinguishing the fire. The road was previously closed off by Manalapan police prior to the fire department’s arrival; Englishtown Fire Department also assisted. The box truck contained household items which were being delivered to a Monroe resident, according to Manalapan police. The owner of the items, a 25-year-old Monroe woman, told police that the truck was full of appliances, clothes, and kitchen items. Firemen reported that furniture and boxes were also located in the …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The assailant has not yet been identified and arrested by Manalapan police.
A man reportedly assaulted the cashier of the 7-Eleven on Route 9 North in Manalapan on Sunday, March 24, according to Manalapan police. The cashier, 30, of Parlin, told police that two men came into the store at about 12:15 a.m. and one of them had a discussion with him about buying cigarettes. The man then lunged at the cashier and hit him in the face with a closed fist, police said. The surveillance cameras in the convenience store captured the attack. The man who assaulted the cashier has not yet been identified and arrested, according to Captain Michael Fountain. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.
Friday, April 5, 2013
The woman was stopped on Route 33 East in Manalapan Township.
Manalapan police arrested a Florida woman for allegedly being in possession drugs, drug paraphernalia, and driving while intoxicated on Route 33 on the night of Thursday, March 28. Ptl. Phil Accatatta stopped Jennifer Murphy, 25, of Tarpon Springs, Fl. for failing to maintain a lane while traveling eastbound on Route 33, according to police. Murphy was arrested for driving while intoxicated and found to be in possession two hypodermic needles, drug paraphernalia, and a controlled dangerous substance. She was processed at the Manalapan Police Department and released pending a court date, police said.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
The owner of the gas station reported the theft to Manalapan Police.
A Manalapan man was arrested by police for allegedly stealing money out of the Route 9 South Valero Gas Station cash register because he did not want to wait a few hours for his paycheck, according to the Manalapan Police Department. The owner of the gas station told police that the employee, a 25-year-old Manalapan man, removed $100 from the cash register. The man told the owner, who was out of town, that he was going to remove the money and the owner advised him against it. The gas station owner watched the man remove the money from the cash register through the store's video surveillance through his cell phone. The man proceeded to take the cash and leave the store. The owner gave the employee ample time to return the money that was …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Manalapan resident Jordon Moskowitz was charged with conspiracy to commit shoplifiting.
Manalapan resident Jordan Moskowitz was charged by Manalapan Police Thursday in connection with the theft of gold necklaces stolen from the Englishtown Auction flea market on Sunday, March 3. According to an arrest warrant issued by the Manalapan Township Police Department, Moskowitz, 29, drove another man to the Englishtown Auction and waited in the car while he shoplifted two gold chains valued at $3,100. Then, Moskowitz drove the man away from the scene aware that he had just shoplifted two gold chains, police said. Moskowtiz was charged with conspiracy to commit shoplifting. At the time the charges were made Moskowitz was already remanded in Monmouth County Correctional Institute for allegedly attempting to burglarize a Marlboro home. …
A compilation of business, car, home, and school thefts in Manalapan Township.
The Manalapan Police Department have reported a variety of thefts throughout Manalapan Township within the past few weeks. Business Thefts Home Thefts Vehicle Thefts School Thefts
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The driver and the passenger of were charged with theft and conspiracy to commit theft by Manalapan police.
A Manalapan man was arrested by police for allegedly stealing 14 large sections of galvanized metal. Delivery driver Mark Solinski, 49, was seen transporting the metal in the bed of a pick-up truck while driving in the field off of Route 33 near Millhurst Road in the evening of March 17. Ptl. Adam Sosnowski stopped the vehicle and a subsequent investigation revealed that Solinski stole the metal, which is estimated to value about $550, according to Manalapan police. Additionally, Solinski's driver's license and registration privileges were suspended. He was arrested, processed, and charged with theft and also issued two motor vehicle summonses for driving while suspended and suspended registration, police said. After a further …
Monday, April 1, 2013
A Jackson woman and a Monroe couple were charged with shoplifting for allegedly taking items from Wegmans without paying for it.
The Manalapan Police Department has reported two incidents of shoplifting at Wegmans within one week in March. John Castagna, 47, and Marilyn Russell, 49, both of Monroe Township, were arrested and charged with shoplifting on March 24. Castagna and Russell reportedly left Wegman's with groceries valued at $121.98 without paying. Both of the subjects were arrested, charged, released on a summons, and provided with a court date at Manalapan Township Municipal Court. Jackson resident Margaret Chan, 41, was also arrested for allegedly shoplifting items from Wegmans. Ptl. Anthony Cascella responded to the supermarket on March 18 after Chan was seen removing items from the store without paying; the items were valued at $484.30, according to …
Saturday, March 30, 2013
This is the second Livingston Lane home that Pawlik has burglarized, according to police.
Manalapan resident Paul Pawlik, 21, was arrested by Manalapan police on March 18 for allegedly burglarizing a home on Livingston Lane. According to witnesses, Pawlik was attempting to gain entry into a home through a rear window or door. Ptl. Adam Sosnowski and Ptl. Kyle Earley located Pawlik running from the rear of an abandoned home on Livingston Lane and he was apprehended. An item from within the residence was in Pawlik's possession, according to police. He was charge with burglary and theft. Pawlik was arrested by Manalapan Police just five days prior to this incident for burglarizing a Livingston Lane home and removing a door knob. Pawlik was also charged with burglarizing a Livingston Lane home in December 2012 and was found to be …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The vehicle had stolen Alabama license plates and an altered vehicle identification number.
Manalapan police arrested a Maryland man on Saturday, March 23 for allegedly being in possession of a stolen motor vehicle and changing the vehicle identification number. Edwin Borzen, 33, of Hyattsville, Md., was driving a 2012 Audi A7 that was found to have stolen license plates from Alabama, according to an arrest report issued by the Manalapan Police Department. The vehicle identification number was changed on the “A” pillar of the vehicle. The car reportedly belongs to P & H Auto Repairs of Hyattsville, police said. Borzen told police that his name was Lloyd Jones, but a fingerprint inquiry with the FBI revealed his true identity. A white powdery substance, believed to be ecstasy, was also located within the vehicle, the police report…