Thursday, December 13, 2012
Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office appointed Barry Nadrowski to Acting Warden of the Monmouth County Correctional Institution (MCCI).
The Monmouth County Corrections Institution (MCCI) has welcomed a new Warden to the facility. Barry Nadrowski has been named the Acting Warden of MCCI following the retirement of Brian Elwood. Elwood, who worked in corrections for 25 years, held the position since 2011. According to a press release, Nadrowski began working at MCCI in 1992 and rose his way through the ranks over the years. “It’s my honor and privilege to take on the role of Acting Warden at this outstanding institution,” said Nadrowski, in a press release. “I look forward to the challenges, and, will be dedicated to continue to operate a safe and secure facility for the inmates and correctional staff.” Sheriff Shaun Golden named Nadrowski the Acting Warden of MCCI on Dec. …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Man allegedly used a shovel to pry open the back door of the residence.
A Manalapan man was arrested after he allegedly attempted to burglarize a home on Frances Drive in Freehold Borough. Freehold Borough Police arrested Juan G. Martinez, 46, of Dey Street in Manalapan, on Friday, Nov. 23 after he allegedly attempted to break into the home. According to the complaint warrant, Martinez entered the home by using a shovel to pry open the back door. By using the shovel, Martinez caused approximately $500 in damage to the frame and door. Martinez was charged with burglary and criminal mischief. He has been remanded to the Monmouth County Correctional Institution (MCCI) on $50,000 bail.
Monday, October 1, 2012
An Eatontown resident allegedly had over $400 of stolen merchandise in her possession at the time of her arrest.
An Eatontown woman faces assault and shoplifting charges after she allegedly assaulted a loss prevention officer at the Freehold Raceway Mall. A Sears loss prevention officer stopped Alexandria I. Ortiz, 19, of Meadowbrook Ave, on Thursday when they allegedly observed her attempting to steal merchandise. According to the complaint warrant, Ortiz punched and kicked the officer when he apprehended her and threatened him by saying “Don’t you worry, you’re going to get yours”. The complaint warrant continues to explain that Ortiz had in her possession over $200.50 worth of stolen merchandise from Abercrombie & Fitch, Charlotte Russe, and Hollister at the time of her arrest. The merchandise she attempted to steal from Sears was valued at $223.…
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Lockdown was lifted at 8 a.m. Wednesday.
The Monmouth County Correctional Institution is no longer on lockdown, said Cynthia Scott, public information officer for the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office. The lockdown was originally issued on Sunday, Aug. 12, when two inmates were diagnosed with chickenpox. During the lockdown, inmate transports to the Monmouth County Courthouse were canceled, and video conferencing was made available for inmates who had been scheduled to appear in court. According to Scott, the lockdown was lifted at 8 a.m. Wednesday after no additional cases of the chickenpox surfaced. Normal operations have resumed at the jail.
Monday, August 13, 2012
Two inmates came down with chicken pox, according to the Monmouth County Sheriff's Office.
The Monmouth County Correctional Institution is on lockdown following two reported chicken pox cases, according to a press release issued by the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Shaun Golden and Warden Brian Elwood instituted the lockdown on Sunday, Aug. 12 after consulting with the jail’s medical team. “The Monmouth County Correctional Institution is taking all precautionary measures to protect against the spread of the virus,” Golden said in the release. “Each inmate has been examined and educated about the chickenpox. All of the housing units at the facility continue to be thoroughly disinfected.” The lockdown will remain in effect until Tuesday, Aug. 14, at which time the inmate population will be reexamined and a …
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Reports of a hazardous materials spill ultimately proved unfounded.
The Monmouth County Correctional Institution was placed on lock down Wednesday night as officials responded to reports of a potential hazardous material spill, said Cynthia Scott, spokesperson for the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office. Official received reports of a hazardous spill at approximately 8 p.m. that ultimately proved unfounded, according to Scott. “There was not a hazardous situation,” she said. “There were no injuries, no reported illnesses, no one was taken to the hospital.” As a precautionary measure, the jail temporarily did not accept new inmates and underwent a lockdown as part of its standard operating procedure, Scott said. Details about what prompted the hazardous materials report or how the jail specifically …
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Aberdeen arrested allegedly brought heroin into the county jail.
An Aberdeen man is accused of bringing 14 decks of heroin into Monmouth County Correctional Institution (MCCI). Richard Gethers, 39, of the Cliffwood section of Aberdeen, was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance on Tuesday, Nov. 1. Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Cynthia Scott said Gethers brought in the heroin from outside the jail. He was processed and first placed into custody at MCCI on a contempt of court charge on Friday, Oct. 28, according to Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office records. His bail on the contempt charge was set at $30,000. Scott said she could not provide details on how Gethers was allegedly found in possession of the substance because of security concerns. “This sends a…