Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Anthony Senatore was arrested and charged with having unsecured weapons near children.
The attorney for the Toms River father of a 4-year-old who shot his 6-year-old neighbor described the actions of the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office as "grandstanding" to members of the media assembled outside his office Wednesday morning, May 15. Robert Ebberup, the attorney who will represent Anthony Senatore, said that by arresting Senatore Monday night at dinner time, the office of Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor James P. McClain was engaging in "grandstanding," Nj.com reports. According to Ebberup, the correct procedure in a case with these circumstances is for law enforcement to contact the person in question and inform them they will be arrested. Ebberup told nj.com that if the Prosecutor's Office followed the procedure, …
Cops: public should not approach suspect in stabbing, robbery case
Brick police have released a sketch of a man who is suspected of pulling a woman out of her car, then stabbing and robbing her Monday night. Police were called to 150 Brick Boulevard around 10 p.m. Monday, where they found a woman in her car who told them a man who appeared intoxicated had pulled her out of her vehicle, held a knife to her throat and eventually stabbed her in her side. The man robbed her of the contents of her pocketbook during the incident, she told police. Brick and other local police departments, including K-9 units and a State Police helicopter, searched for hours but could not find the man, who the victim said fled toward the area of Lions Head Office Park on foot. Sgt. Henry Drew said Wednesday that the suspect …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Cops: suspect pulled woman out of her car, put knife to her neck in robbery
Brick police are continuing their search for a man who they say pulled a woman out of her car, held a knife to her throat and stabbed her while demanding the contents of her pocket book. The incident occurred Monday night at about 10 p.m. at 150 Brick Boulevard, said Sgt. Henry Drew. There, police found a woman in her car parked in the building's parking lot. "The victim had puncture wounds on her right side, several lacerations on her hand and a contusion on her head," said Drew. The woman told police that a man, who appeared intoxicated, pulled her out of her vehicle and put a knife to her throat. He then her stabbed her in the side and cut her. He also demanded the contents of her pocket book, which contained "an undetermined amount of …
Anthony Verdicchio's body was discovered Monday night. He was last seen alive on Sunday.
Authorities are investigating the murder of a 76-year-old man who was found dead at his home on Pine Acres Estates just off Route 37 West Monday, Ocean County Prosecutor Spokesman Al Della Fave said Tuesday afternoon, May 14. Anthony Verdicchio was discovered at 5:19 p.m. Monday night. He was last seen at church on Sunday, Della Fave said. A group that Verdicchio met with every day for coffee first noticed he was missing when he didn't show up on Monday. An acquaintance from the group went discovered him on the floor and not responding when he went to check up on him. The unidentified acquaintance found Verdicchio on his floor not responding, and immediately contacted police, Della Fave said. Verdicchio was pronounced dead at 6:37 p.m. …
Incident occurred in March, indictment says
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Tuesday, May 14
Two local residents have been indicted by grand jurors in Monmouth County on drug and child endangerment charges. Christina L. Richardson, 26, of Brick, was indicted on a third degree charge of heroin possession along with Brandon Orozco, 25, of Toms River. The pair are accused of possessing the drug March 9 in Neptune, according to court documents. Richardson was also indicted on a second degree count of endangering the welfare of a child, in reference to a minor under the age of 18. Orozco was indicted on a third degree child endangerment count in reference to a child under the age of 16. The endangerment is alleged to have occurred the same date as the drug charge.
Anthony Senatore was charged with having multiple unsecured weapons accessible to children.
A Toms River man has been charged with having multiple unsecured weapons accessible to his 4-year-old son when he fatally shot 6-year-old Brandon Holt, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor James P. McClain announced Monday night, May 13. Anthony Senatore, 33, was arrested around 6:30 Monday night by detectives from the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office, McClain said. Senatore was arrested at a residence in Bayville, according to McClain. He was charged with five counts of second degree endangering the welfare of children and one count of third degree endangering the welfare of children, as well as a disorderly person's offense for enabling access by minors to a loaded firearm. Senatore's 4-year-old son shot and killed Holt on April 8 with …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Board of Education will "get to the bottom of what occurred" at Intermediate East, president said
Toms River's Board of Education will investigate the alleged police impersonation and sex crime at Intermediate East, and the teacher who allegedly was victimized has been suspended with pay while that process unfolds, according to Superintendent of Schools Frank Roselli. "In the interest of the teacher, students and staff, and pending a thorough investigation, the teacher in question has been put on suspension with pay," Roselli writes in a letter posted to the Intermediate East website Friday. "The Board of Education will be meeting to determine who will conduct the investigation. When that decision is made, it will be shared with the public." Bruce A. Figular, 50, allegedly entered Intermediate East during a regular school day through …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Cops: Suspected thief, who had been soliciting work as Sandy insurance adjuster, tried to sell the board on Craigslist
The theft of a vintage surfboard from a Normandy Drive home led to the arrest of a Lavallette man Friday, Brick police said. The resident of the home, which had been "devastated" by Superstorm Sandy, reported a 1963 Gordie Noserider longboard stolen April 27, said Sgt. Henry Drew. The board is valued at about $600. Drew said information was eventually received by members of the Brick Township Police Detective Bureau which revealed that the surfboard was currently listed for sale on Craigslist, an online classified ad site. Brick Police Detective Michael Feeney used an undercover alias and began talking with the seller through the site, Drew said. "During these conversations, Detective Feeney was able to determine that the seller had …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Meeting will be open to the public
Lacey school board members will have more to say about the indictment of schools Superintendent Sandra Brower at a special meeting on Friday night, Board President Eric J. Schubiger said this afternoon. The meeting will get underway at 8 p.m. in the lecture hall at Lacey Township High School, he said. "It will be open to the public," Schubiger said. Several board members earlier this week declined to comment on the matter and referred all press inquiries to Schubiger. "We want time to review the indictment and have a chance to meet as a board," Schubiger said yesterday. "I'm sure we will have many comments after that." Brower, 46, of Wall Township, was indicted by a Monmouth County grand jury on Monday. She is charged with second-degree …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
NJ 101.5 reported that Brittney Snodgrass was found
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Thursday, May 9
Brittney Snodgrass has been found safe, according to NJ 101.5. Snodgrass was last seen getting off her school bus on Ash Street at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst at about 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to NJ 101.5. When she did not arrive home, a search began via social media, the base wide “big voice” giant intercom and on the ground, according to the station. More can be found here.