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1 of 2 missing Freehold teens found in New Brunswick

Jocelyn Zaveckas, 15, was located at 8 p.m. by Rutgers University police, Freehold Township police said Friday morning. Her 16-year-old friend, Kayla Destefano, is still missing, but police think she is the New Brunswick area.

NJ.COM - 2018-08-17 08:19:00

Monmouth and Ocean counties under flash flood watch until midnight: National Weather Service

On Monday, eight inches of rain over a few hours brought flash floods to parts of Brick, Lakewood and Howell. The storm caused catastrophic damage to more than 100 homes in the age-restricted development of Greenbriar in Brick — which had never been inundated in the 50 years since its construction.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-08-18 21:18:00

Multiple medical emergencies aboard Royal Caribbean’s ‘Anthem of the Seas’

Coast Guard air crew out of Atlantic City rescues ailing man from a cruise ship about 51 miles east of Ocean City, New Jersey, on April 27, 2018. Video courtesy of the Coast Guard.Erik Larsen, Courtesy U.S. Coast Guard by Air Station Atlantic City

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-08-18 05:02:00

Whale flips over boat at the Jersey Shore

And suddenly the great beast was before them! He was ten stories high if he was a foot! Yes, a couple of fisherman were capsized today when a whale surfaced beneath their boat! Fortunately, no one was injured.pic.twitter.com/gpsWKI281h— NJSP - State Police (@NJSP)August 17, 2018

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-08-17 13:06:04

DWI Checkpoint In Ocean County This Weekend: NJ State Police

"In an effort to make our roads safer and reduce crashes attributed to driving while under the influence, the New Jersey State Police will set up a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, August 18, in the Toms River, Ocean County area.," the post said.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 23:38:59

Upper Freehold resident burglarized while distracted by fake electric company worker

UPPER FREEHOLD - A man claiming to be from an electrical company knocked on the door of a home here last week asking to see the electrical box. While the homeowner was in the basement, a second man sneaked in to steal valuables, police say.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-08-17 08:44:00

Man speaks out after boat he was in capsized by whale

That's because Swingle absorbed quite the impact when, he says, a whale rammed the fishing boat he was on, causing it to capsize.

6ABC.COM - 2018-08-17 09:29:26

Toms River man shot to death in Newark

Malone, 28, was shot at 11:45 p.m. near Pankhurst street in Newark and taken to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to authorities.

NJ.COM - 2018-08-18 08:56:00

Freehold teens missing, last seen in Jackson

FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP - Police are asking for help tracking down two missing girls, 15 and 16, last seen in Jackson.


AC Boardwalk raids net $1 million counterfeit merchandise, 2 charged

Mohammad Usman, 35, of Egg Harbor Township, and Kashif Ansari, 32, of Atlantic City, were charged in connection with sales of counterfeit designer merchandise out of Collector’s World, Moon Traders, City of Souvenirs and Ocean Point Gifts, State Police said.

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-08-17 21:10:00

Freehold Police Seek ID In Fraud Case

FREEHOLD, NJ — The Freehold Borough Police Department is seeking the public's help with identifying a man involved in a fraud case on Monday, Aug. 13.


New Jersey State police: Whale capsizes Boat; No Injuries Reported

No injuries were reported in the capsizing, which happened about a mile off of Deal, in Monmouth County.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-17 08:56:59

Police searching for 2 teens missing in Monmouth County

Kayla Destefano, 16, is described as 5-feet-2-inches tall, weighing around 139 pounds. She has brown hair, brown eyes and a scar on left arm, according to police.


Lakehurst cops catch car-boost suspect couple

Thea M. Deehan, 22, and Scott W. Parker, 21, both of Lakehurst, are each facing several theft-related charges after ana Aug. 8 car heist and their arrests a week later, police said.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-08-17 12:10:00

KKK Fliers Attached To Candy Left On Red Bank Streets: Reports

RED BANK, NJ — Fliers promoting the KKK attached to candy were dropped on streets in Red Bank last week, according t0 media reports.


Jamesburg Home Was Heroin Den, Prosecutor Says

JAMESBURG, NJ — A pair of Jamesburg brothers allegedly ran a large-scale heroin operation out of their home, the Middlesex County prosecutor announced Wednesday night.


Missing Freehold Township Teen Girls Sought

FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP, NJ — A pair of teenage girls from Freehold Township are missing and believed to have run away, and Freehold Township police are seeking assistance in finding them.


No evidence new parkway exit caused flood in Brick, freeholder says

Kelly, who serves as liaison to the county engineering department, addressed the matter during his public remarks at a regular meeting of the Board of Freeholders on Wednesday evening.


Fishing boat capsizes of Jersey shore after being hit by whale

A fishing boat capsized off the New Jersey shore on Thursday after it was hit by a whale, police said.Two people aboard the 20-foot vessel were tossed into waters one mile off Deal, N.J. in the collision with the sea creature, but were rescued and not injured, authorities said.State police even had

NEW YORK POST - 2018-08-17 05:48:22


Separately, police Chief Darren McConnell said what appears to be KKK recruitment literature, also containing candy, was reported found on Leighton Avenue last week.