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Jersey Shore Man Who Recorded Oral Sex From Girl Between 5-8 Years Old Gets 20 Years, No Parole Jersey Shore Man Who Recorded Oral Sex From Girl Between 5-8 Years Old Gets 20 Years, No Parole
Jersey Shore Man Who Recorded Oral Sex From Girl Between 5-8 Years Old Gets 20 Years, No Parole A Jersey Shore man who recorded himself sexually assaulting a girl between 5 and 8 years old is headed to federal prison for 20 years. Christian Importuna, 27, of Englishtown, must serve out the plea-bargained sentence because there's no parole in the federal prison system. FBI agents zeroed in on Importuna when he tried trading the videos with what turned out to be an undercover detective in March 2020, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger said. One of the videos shows a very young girl giving him oral sex in response to his instructions, a complaint on file in U.S. District Court says. In …
Jersey Shore First Aid Chief Dies Of COVID-19 Jersey Shore First Aid Chief Dies Of COVID-19
Jersey Shore First Aid Chief Dies Of Covid-19 Friends and family are mourning the loss of a Monmouth County Sheriff's dispatcher and chief of first aid. Zachary McCarthy died of complications from COVID-19 on Sunday, May 7. "Zach’s lungs could no longer fight the longterm effects of COVID-19 and he passed away in the ICU at Old Bridge Medical Center," a GoFundMe page reads. His EMS colleagues are raising money for funeral expenses and for his fiancé, Giancarlo, who is a fire inspector in Howell. Zachary McCarthyGoFundMe Not only did Zach work diligently as a dispatcher at Monmouth County Sheriffs Office, he was chief of Englishto…
Jersey Shore Man Admits Recording Himself Sexually Assaulting Young Girl, Then Sharing It Jersey Shore Man Admits Recording Himself Sexually Assaulting Young Girl, Then Sharing It
Jersey Shore Man Admits Recording Himself Sexually Assaulting Young Girl, Then Sharing It A Jersey Shore man admitted recording himself sexually assaulting a young girl who authorities said was under 8 years old. FBI agents zeroed in on Christian Importuna, 27, of Englishtown, when he tried trading the videos with what turned out to be an undercover detective in March 2020, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger said. One of the videos shows a girl who appears less than 8 years old giving him oral sex, a complaint on file in U.S. District Court says. In the other, he is rubbing the crotch of a sleeping child who may be the same girl, it says. FBI investigators “linked the videos to…
‘Irreparable Loss:’ Beloved South Jersey Landscaper Dies Unexpectedly, 33 ‘Irreparable Loss:’ Beloved South Jersey Landscaper Dies Unexpectedly, 33
‘Irreparable Loss:’ Beloved South Jersey Landscaper Dies Unexpectedly, 33 Support is on the rise for the family left heartbroken after the unexpected death of a beloved South Jersey landscaper at the age of 33. Erick Romualdo Mucia Xiquin died on Sunday, Nov. 13, his obituary says. A native of Guatemala, Erick left his home country to “seek a better future and a better life for his parents and siblings,” according to a GoFundMe launched to help repatriate his body to Patzún, Chimaltenango. “Depression is a real monster that today has taken a loved one from us,” reads the campaign, which had raised nearly $500 as of Thursday, Dec. 1. Erick had worked in the lan…
Trio Arrested After Stealing Car With A Flat In Monmouth County Trio Arrested After Stealing Car With A Flat In Monmouth County
Trio Arrested After Stealing Car With A Flat In Monmouth County Three Brooklyn men have been arrested in connection with a carjacking in Monmouth County. Little did they know that the car had a flat tire. Its occupant had been waiting for AAA to come and change the tire.  At about 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, The female driver was inside her 2015 Mazda 3, parked in the parking lot of Walgreens, 2 Gordons Corner Road, Englishtown, when she was approached by three individuals who forced her from her vehicle and left with the vehicle eastbound on Gordons Corner Road towards Route 9, Englishtown police said. After fleeing with the vehicle eastboun…
Pedestrian Struck, Killed In Route 9 Jersey Shore Crash (DEVELOPING) Pedestrian Struck, Killed In Route 9 Jersey Shore Crash (DEVELOPING)
Pedestrian Struck, Killed In Route 9 Jersey Shore Crash (Developing) A pedestrian purportedly was struck and killed in a crash along Route 9, according to developing and unconfirmed reports. The crash was reported about 2:15 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 28 near 180 Route 9 in Englishtown, initial reports said. The roadway was closed for an investigation between Union Hill Road and Route 520, an unconfirmed report said.  This is a developing news story. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
Small Plane Crash Lands At Central Jersey Airport, FAA Says Small Plane Crash Lands At Central Jersey Airport, FAA Says
Small Plane Crash Lands At Central Jersey Airport, FAA Says A small plane crashed Sunday at a Central Jersey airport, the FAA confirmed. The single-engine Cessna172 was attempting to land at the Old Bridge Airport in Englishtown when it crashed around 4:45 p.m., FAA spokeswoman Marcia Adams said. The 18-year-old student pilot and sole occupant was able to escape just before the aircraft went up in flames, NJ Advance Media reports citing local police. Developing and unconfirmed reports say the plane went up in flames in the crash and that the pilot was able to escape. Earlier this month, a major NYC tech company founder who went to space with …
Dealer Who Sold Jersey Shore Woman Fatal Dose Of Heroin Gets 15 Years Without Parole In Fed Pen Dealer Who Sold Jersey Shore Woman Fatal Dose Of Heroin Gets 15 Years Without Parole In Fed Pen
Dealer Who Sold Jersey Shore Woman Fatal Dose Of Heroin Gets 15 Years Without Parole In Fed Pen A drug dealer who substituted fentanyl for heroin, killing a Jersey Shore woman, must spend more than 15 years in federal prison. Quasaan Bethea, 35, of Trenton, will have to serve out just about all of his plea-bargained 188-month sentence because there's no parole in the federal prison system. The 39-year-old Englishtown victim bought the fatal dose – in a package stabbed “CAMEL” – from Bethea and Tarashanna Blake in May 2018, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig said. Englishtown police who responded to a report of an overdose death soon after found several folds of “CAMEL” and some em…
Feds: Dealer Admits Selling Fentanyl Dose That Killed Jersey Shore Woman Feds: Dealer Admits Selling Fentanyl Dose That Killed Jersey Shore Woman
Feds: Dealer Admits Selling Fentanyl Dose That Killed Jersey Shore Woman A Trenton dealer admitted in federal court that she sold a Jersey Shore woman the fentanyl dose that killed her, authorities said. Tarashanna Blake, 33, met the 39-year-old victim near her Englishtown home, where the sale was made, on May 15, 2018, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig said. Englishtown police found the buyer dead of an overdose later that day, with several folds of what at first appeared to be heroin stamped “CAMEL” nearby, Honig said. It was actually fentanyl, she said. Blake took a deal from the government rather than face trial, pleading guilty in U.S. District Court …
'No One Listened': Mom Says She Tried To Protect Son Before NJ Dad's Abuse Killed Him 'No One Listened': Mom Says She Tried To Protect Son Before NJ Dad's Abuse Killed Him
'No One Listened': Mom Says She Tried To Protect Son Before NJ Dad's Abuse Killed Him A 29-year-old man from the Jersey Shore has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child in connection to his son's suspicious death, authorities said. Christopher Gregor of Barnegat reportedly surrendered to Barnegat police Friday, according to Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer. The boy, identified by his mom, Breanna Micciolo, as Englishtown's Corey, Micciolo, was only 6 years old. Micciolo has launched a Change.org petition, where she said she had been pleading with child protective services to help get him away from his abuser -- his father. "No one listened or hel…
'No One Listened': Mom Says She Tried To Protect Son Before NJ Dad's Abuse Killed Him 'No One Listened': Mom Says She Tried To Protect Son Before NJ Dad's Abuse Killed Him
'No One Listened': Mom Says She Tried To Protect Son Before NJ Dad's Abuse Killed Him A 29-year-old man from the Jersey Shore has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child in connection to his son's suspicious death, authorities said. Christopher Gregor of Barnegat reportedly surrendered to Barnegat police Friday, according to Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer. The boy, identified by his mom, Breanna Micciolo, as Englishtown's Corey, Micciolo, was only 6 years old. Micciolo has launched a Change.org petition, where she said she had been pleading with child protective services to help get him away from his abuser -- his father. "No one listened or…
Here's The Scoop: Best Ice Cream Spots On The Jersey Shore Here's The Scoop: Best Ice Cream Spots On The Jersey Shore
Here's The Scoop: Best Ice Cream Spots On The Jersey Shore This week's gonna be a hot one. What better way to keep cool than with ice cream? Here are some of the most popular ice cream spots on the Jersey Shore. The sampling of spots below were top-rated on several user-generated review sites, featured in local publications and recommended by Daily Voice readers. OCEAN COUNTY Today, we remember and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Posted by Hoffman's Ice Cream on Monday, May 31, 2021 Hoffmans Ice Cream, Point Pleasant: 800 Richmond Ave. Mrs. Walker’s Ice Cream Parlor, Toms River: 908 Fischer Blvd. The Original Rich’s Ice Cream, …
Trenton Dealer Admits Selling Fentanyl That Killed Monmouth Woman Trenton Dealer Admits Selling Fentanyl That Killed Monmouth Woman
Trenton Dealer Admits Selling Fentanyl That Killed Monmouth Woman A Trenton man admitted selling fentanyl packaged to look like heroin that killed a Monmouth County woman. The 39-year-old victim bought the fatal dose – in a package stabbed “CAMEL” – from Quasaan Bethea, 33, and others in May 2018, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig said. Englishtown police responded soon after to a report of an overdose death and found several folds of “CAMEL” along with some empties, Honig said. An autopsy found that she died of “acute fentanyl toxicity,” the U.S. attorney said. Rather than go to trial, Bethea pleaded guilty in federal court in Trenton to possession…
Monmouth Accountant Arrested For Swindling $385K Monmouth Accountant Arrested For Swindling $385K
Monmouth Accountant Arrested For Swindling $385K A Middlesex County man with an Englishtown-based accounting firm has been arrested for stealing tax payments from a wholesale distributor, authorities said. William A. Berry of South Plainfield was charged with theft by failure to make required disposition, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. The victims, former New Jersey residents, own a multi-million-dollar wholesale distribution company that specializes in holiday décor. The wholesaler is currently based in Charleston, South Carolina, Gramiccioni said.  Berry was arrested on Tuesday with…
Authorities ID 31 Busted In ATM Thefts In Monmouth County -- And Only Eight Are NJ Residents Authorities ID 31 Busted In ATM Thefts In Monmouth County -- And Only Eight Are NJ Residents
Authorities ID 31 Busted In ATM Thefts In Monmouth County -- And Only Eight Are NJ Residents They flooded New Jersey by the dozens, mostly coming from the Bronx and Brooklyn armed with bogus debit cards. They nearly returned home with tens of thousands of dollars stolen from ATMs throughout the state. Police in a half dozen counties stopped them, though. Here’s a snapshot of several theft crews captured in Monmouth County on Tuesday: A total of 29 adults, two juveniles; Eight from New Jersey. (broken down by county below) Two suspects from Teaneck and one from Hackensack in Bergen County Two from Union County and two from Newark in Essex County; One from Mountain Lakes in Morris …
FBI: Tattoos ID Jersey Shore Man Who Recorded Himself Sexually Assaulting Child FBI: Tattoos ID Jersey Shore Man Who Recorded Himself Sexually Assaulting Child
FBI: Tattoos ID Jersey Shore Man Who Recorded Himself Sexually Assaulting Child It wasn't difficult for FBI agents to identify a Monmouth County man who recorded himself sexually assaulting a child, authorities said. Agents arrested Christian Importuna, 24, Thursday morning at his Englishtown home after he tried to trade the videos with an online undercover agent, U.S. Attorney for New Jersey Craig Carpenito said. Importuna “produced at least two videos that showed him sexually assaulting a child,” then tried to trade them with the agent on Tuesday, Carpenito said. One of the videos shows a girl who appears less than 8 years old giving him oral sex, a complaint on fil…
Lottery Ticket Good For $150K Sold In Monmouth County Lottery Ticket Good For $150K Sold In Monmouth County
Lottery Ticket Good For $150K Sold In Monmouth County A winning New Jersey Lottery ticket was sold in Monmouth County. The ticket from Saturday's Powerball drawing was sold at Valero, 391 Route 9 South in Englishtown. The winning numbers were: 24, 44, 46, 50 and 51. The Red Power Ball number was 13. The Multiplier number was 03. The winner will take home $150,000 because the ticket was purchased with Powerplay, which tripled the $50,000 third-tier prize. In addition to the third-tier prize-winning ticket sold, there were 23,863 New Jersey players who took home an estimated $133,168 in prizes ranging from $4 to $300, Lottery officials s…
2 Central Jersey Modell's Stores Closing 2 Central Jersey Modell's Stores Closing
2 Central Jersey Modell's Stores Closing National retail chain Modell’s Sporting Goods is closing two stores in Central Jersey, company officials said. CEO Mitchell Modell announced last week 24 locations would close nationwide in an attempt to preserve the whole company and save the jobs of 4,300 families. The Central Jersey stores closing are located on Route 9 in Englishtown and Green Street in Woodbridge.  A third store in Camden County will also be closing, officials said. Official closing dates have not been announced. There are currently more than 30 Modell’s stores in New Jersey, according to the company’s website,…
'Operation Brace Yourself': Feds Smash $1B Medical Fraud Scheme Targeting Elderly, Disabled 'Operation Brace Yourself': Feds Smash $1B Medical Fraud Scheme Targeting Elderly, Disabled
'Operation Brace Yourself': Feds Smash $1B Medical Fraud Scheme Targeting Elderly, Disabled Federal authorities charged 24 people in connection with a $1.2 billion health-care kickback scheme that used a network of foreign call centers to sell hundreds of thousands of seniors and disabled patients orthopedic braces that they didn't need -- on the government's dime. Those charged in "Operation Brace Yourself" – seven of them in New Jersey – included the CEOs, COOs and others associated with five telemedicine companies, the owners of dozens of durable medical equipment (DME) companies and three licensed medical professionals, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito said. Some of them controll…