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Thursday Aug 20 | via Patch.com
Howell Township police arrested three people and seized 900 decks of heroin and $1,500 in cash Thursday after they stopped a vehicle suspected of narcotics activity in the parking lot of a township shopping plaza, Police Chief Andrew Kudrick said. Members of the Howell Police Crime Suppression Unit -- Lt. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via Patch.com
Law enforcement officers from the township will be cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the 2015 Labor Day Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign that is running nationwide, according to a news release from the Howell police department. Beginning Aug. 21 and running through September 7, local and state law enforcement officers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols, looking for motorists who may be driving while intoxicated during the national campaign, which is designed to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving through high-visibility enforcement and public education tools, including posters, banners and mobile video display signs. Comment?
Friday Aug 14 | via Phillymag.com
It's certainly been a distressing few weeks for Philadelphia's culinary community. Less than a month ago, Crow & Pitcher's Alex Capasso was arrested and charged with one count of distributing child pornography. Comment?
Friday Aug 14 | via Business Journal
A Philadelphia cook is no longer welcome back into the restaurant he once worked in after he was arrested on child pornography charges. Taylor Hecht , 28, who was a part-time prep cook at Brigantessa in East Passyunk Avenue was arrested after investigators found he was uploading and distributing images from a computer in his father's Howell, N.J. home. Comment?
Friday Aug 14 | via Patch.com
Manalapan police arrested a Union County man who they say stole landscaping equipment from trailers as crews worked on customers' properties in four Monmouth County communities. Jose Tavarez, 26, a former Freehold Borough resident who now lives in Hillside, was arrested after a two-month long multi-jurisdictional investigation, police said. Comment?
Thursday Aug 13 | via Patch.com
A Philadelphia-based restaurant chef was arrested and charged Wednesday with distribution of child pornography after he was found uploading and distributing the images from a computer at his father's home in Howell, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said Thursday. Taylor A. Hecht, 28, of Cantrell Street in Philadelphia, who is a chef at Brigantessa restaurant on East Passyunk Avenue in the city, is charged with one count of second degree endangering the welfare of a child for distribution of child pornography, and one count of third degree endangering the welfare of a child for possession of child pornography, Charles Webster, spokesman for the prosecutor's office said. Comment?
Thursday Aug 13 | via Asbury Park Press
On V-J day, recalling a struggle that didn't end On V-J Day, local World War II veterans reflect on a struggle that never ended. Comment?
Jul 30, 2015 | via Patch.com
Howell's police chief says the 18-year-old's T-shirt hinted at what he might be up to. An 18-year-old from Freehold is probably regretting his choice of T-shirt, after he was arrested on drug charges after a motor vehicle stop led to the discovery of a pound of marijuana at his home, Howell police said. Comment?
Jul 29, 2015 | via Patch.com
An Ocean County man is jail in lieu of $135,000 bail, accused of sexually assaulting and impregnating a 14-year-old girl from Howell in October 2014, according to court documents. Howell Township police arrested Jose Bonilla, 44, of Joe Parker Avenue, Lakewood, on Tuesday in the case, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's office. Comment?
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