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'Our Little Teddy': 20-Year-Old Red Bank Man Hit By Car While Walking Home From Work Dies 'Our Little Teddy': 20-Year-Old Red Bank Man Hit By Car While Walking Home From Work Dies
Frank Luna Santamaria GoFundMe A Monmouth County man died less than a week after he was hit by a car while walking home from work, according to a fundraising campaign. A GoFundMe page said 20-year-old Frank Luna Santamaria of Red Bank was hit by a car a block away from his home on Wednesday, May 15. He died from his injuries on Monday, May 20. Santamaria's death was about a week before his 21st birthday. "He was coming back from work covering a shift on his day off," wrote Marlen Luna, the GoFundMe's organizer. "He was a sweet boy, very kind and generous with a charming smile. He was 20 years old but with a kid's heart,…
Authorities Seek Tips In Red Bank Apartment Complex Shooting: Prosecutor Authorities Seek Tips In Red Bank Apartment Complex Shooting: Prosecutor
Authorities Seek Tips In Red Bank Apartment Complex Shooting: Prosecutor Authorities seek the public's help with any information that would help solve a shooting in Red Bank in July. On Tuesday July 25, at approximately 1:15 a.m., members of the Red Bank Police Department reported a shooting incident that occurred on the 100 block of the Montgomery Terrace apartment complex, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago. Upon arrival, officers from the Red Bank Police Department discovered one victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment and has since been relea…
Jersey Shore Man Admits Offensive Touching, Prosecutor Says Jersey Shore Man Admits Offensive Touching, Prosecutor Says
Jersey Shore Man Admits Offensive Touching, Prosecutor Says A Tinton Falls man has admitted to endangering the welfare of a minor at The Boondocks Fishery in Red Bank, where they previously worked together, authorities said. Trinidad Mendez-Romero, 32, pleaded guilty on Wednesday May 3, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago. Mendez-Romero also pleaded guilty to disorderly persons, harassment and offensive touching, Santiago said. Mendez-Romero admitted that while working together, he touched the victim on her breasts in an offensive manner, Santiago said. The case involved multiple incidents of sexual cont…
Keyport Man, Girlfriend Tried To Bribe Motel Sex Assault Victim: Prosecutor Keyport Man, Girlfriend Tried To Bribe Motel Sex Assault Victim: Prosecutor
Keyport Man, Girlfriend Tried To Bribe Motel Sex Assault Victim: Prosecutor Monmouth County Grand Jury has indicted a man and his girlfriend for jointly attempting to bribe the victim of a violent sexual assault at a motel, authorities said. The victim was attacked at gunpoint by the Keyport man and the couple is accused of trying to prevent her from cooperating in his prosecution, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago. Kareem Lee, 32, and Erin Logan, 31, also of Keyport, are each charged with conspiracy and bribery of a witness, Santiago said. Lee also was charged with armed robbery, aggravated sexual assault and weapons offens…
Jersey Shore HS Teacher Had Sexual Relationship With Student For 4 Years: Prosecutor Jersey Shore HS Teacher Had Sexual Relationship With Student For 4 Years: Prosecutor
Jersey Shore HS Teacher Had Sexual Relationship With Student For 4 Years: Prosecutor A Jersey Shore high school English teacher has been arrested and criminally charged with having a longterm sexual relationship with a former student, starting when she was enrolled at the school, authorities said. Michael F. Canning, 41, a Long Branch resident and English teacher at Red Bank Regional High School, was charged with sexual assault, endangering and criminal sexual contact, according to Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago  The alleged criminal conduct by Canning began in 2015, when the victim was a junior, and extended into 20…
Man Sexually Assaulted Victim At Gunpoint In Jersey Shore Motel: Prosecutor Man Sexually Assaulted Victim At Gunpoint In Jersey Shore Motel: Prosecutor
Man Sexually Assaulted Victim At Gunpoint In Jersey Shore Motel: Prosecutor A 31-year-old Monmouth County man has been indicted in connection with a sexual assault in a motel room, authorities said. Kareem Lee, of Keyport, was charged with armed robbery, aggravated sexual assault and weapons offenses, according to Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago. Shortly after 2:30 p.m. on July 21, members of the Tinton Falls Police Department were dispatched to a motel on Route 33 in Tinton Falls. The victim told police that she had been sexually assaulted at gunpoint by a man who had entered her room, Santiago said. An investigatio…
Jersey Shore Man Set 3 Fires, Robbed Pharmacy In Crime Spree: Prosecutor Jersey Shore Man Set 3 Fires, Robbed Pharmacy In Crime Spree: Prosecutor
Jersey Shore Man Set 3 Fires, Robbed Pharmacy In Crime Spree: Prosecutor A Monmouth County man has been arrested for allegedly setting three fires in Red Bank and robbing a pharmacy in Little Silver, authorities said. The alleged crimes all occurred within about 12 hours of each other earlier this week, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey said. Anthony Sambogna, 24, of Red Bank was charged with robbery and three counts of aggravated arson, Linskey said. The first of the three arson incidents took place at approximately 12:25 p.m. on Monday, July 25, when an accelerant was used to start a small fire in the parking lot of …
Teenagers Crash Stolen BMW, Arrested On Jersey Shore: Police Teenagers Crash Stolen BMW, Arrested On Jersey Shore: Police
Teenagers Crash Stolen BMW, Arrested On Jersey Shore: Police Police have identified the two teenagers from Essex County who were arrested on the Jersey Shore in connection with a stolen BMW. On Friday, May 13, shortly after midnight, a Tinton Falls police officer located a BMW 3-Series sedan that was reported stolen from Lawrenceville Police.  The BMW fled from the Tinton Falls officer and the pursuit was terminated on the Garden State Parkway due to excessive speed, police said. The BMW quickly exited the parkway and was located by Holmdel police officers on Crawfords Corner Road. The vehicle again fled from officers and after a…
Red Bank's K-9 Hunter Excels On 'America's Top Dog' Red Bank's K-9 Hunter Excels On 'America's Top Dog'
Red Bank's K-9 Hunter Excels On 'America's Top Dog' K-9 Hunter of the Red Bank Police Department competed on "America’s Top Dog" and fared better than expected. The A&E television episode starring Red Bank Patrolman Stan Balmer and his K-9 partner Hunter aired on Wednesday night. Hunter placed first in the "boneyard" scent detection round and second overall. Hunter was the first official police dog in the borough’s history when he joined the department in 2015. The eighth episode of the season shined the spotlight on four police K-9 teams including Hunter and his handler. A preview of the show, posted by Red Bank Police Department on F…
Shrewsbury Man Admits Sexual Assault Of 7 Pre-Teen Children Shrewsbury Man Admits Sexual Assault Of 7 Pre-Teen Children
Shrewsbury Man Admits Sexual Assault Of 7 Pre-Teen Children A Shrewsbury man admitted on Tuesday that he sexually assaulted seven juvenile victims -- all under the age of 13 -- between 2008 and 2018, authorities said, and now faces 18 years in state prison. Victor Mejia-Salinas, 46, of Shrewsbury, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to two counts of first-degree aggravated sexual Assault, three counts of second-degree sexual assault and two counts of third-degree endangering the welfare of a child, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni said. The charges stem from three separate indictments that resulted from joint investigations by the Monmo…