Toms River Crime
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Recent Crime News
Wednesday Aug 10 | via NJ.com
TOMS RIVER - A deaf man who alleged Toms River police "ignored, humiliated and treated him like a non-person" following his 2012 arrest tentatively agreed to settle his discrimination suit for $15,000 . A deaf Massachusetts man settled a discrimination suit against Toms River police and the Ocean County jail for $15,000. Comment?
Monday Aug 8 | via WKXW-FM Trenton
Would you be able to tell a real gun from a fake one? Authorities say it's not as easy as you might think. Even police officers have trouble telling them apart at a quick glance, according to Ocean County Prosecutor's Office spokesman Al Della Fave. Comment?
Thursday Aug 4 | via The Jersey Journal
Suspects, clockwise from top left, in drug arrests by detectives from the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office and Berkeley Township police: Muhammad Jack Bomar, Cory Richard, Quataisha Hailey and Cherlyn Borchert. BERKELEY TOWNSHIP - Four people were arrested on drug charges after one of them tried to attack a detective with a baseball bat, authorities said on Wednesday. Comment?
Monday Aug 1 | via New York Daily News
Limichael Shine, 18, wrote a note saying he wanted to commit suicide by police officer before an officer shot him Saturday afternoon, prosecutors said. An 18-year-old New Jersey man fatally shot while advancing on police officers with a knife in his hand left a "suicide by cop" note, prosecutors said Monday. Comment?
Monday Aug 1 | via News12.com
Authorities say a man who goaded a Manchester Township police officer into shooting him had written a note apologizing for using the officer in his suicide. The Ocean County Prosecutor's Office says 18-year-old Limichael Shine, of Toms River, called 911 on Sunday and said he wanted a police officer because he was going to kill himself. Comment?
Monday Aug 1 | via The Jersey Journal
MANCHESTER - Police fatally shot an 18-year-old Toms River resident Saturday after he advanced toward officers while holding a knife and asking that they kill him, authorities said Monday. The victim, Limichael Shine, called 911 shortly before 2 p.m. on Saturday saying that he wanted to commit suicide, according to a statement released by Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato. Comment?
Monday Aug 1 | via The Item
Township police shot and killed an 18-year-old Toms River man whom authorities say was brandishing a knife and threatening suicide. The man was identified as 18-year-old Limichael Shine of Toms River, officials with the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office confirmed Monday morning. Comment?
Monday Aug 1 | via CBS Local
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Monday Aug 1 | via NorthJersey.com
Authorities say a man who goaded a New Jersey police officer into shooting him had written a note apologizing for using the officer in his suicide. The Ocean County Prosecutor's Office says 18-year-old Limichael Shine, of Toms River, called 911 on Sunday and said he wanted a police officer because he was going to kill himself. Comment?
Friday Jul 29 | via The Jersey Journal
TOMS RIVER - A Jackson man who police say was high when he caused a crash that killed a bank executive was charged with aggravated manslaughter early Friday, authorities said. Jack Kennedy Jr., 34, was arrested at his home and charged in the July 14 fatal car crash that killed Michael Gormley, 60, of the Lanoka Harbor section of Lacey Township, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato and Toms River Police Chief Mitch Little announced. Comment?
Friday Jul 29 | via WKXW-FM Trenton
Authorities say a man was under the influence of drugs when he caused a three-car crash that killed a 60-year-old Lanoka Harbor man. Jack Kennedy Jr., 34, of Jackson was arrested Friday at his home on a charge of aggravated manslaughter, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato and Toms River Police Chief Mitch Little said in a joint announcement. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 26 | via The Jersey Journal
Barbara Harrison was 13 years old in November 1985 when she was attacked by a 15-year-old neighbor and raped and killed. TOMS RIVER - It's been nearly 31 years since the last time Frank Harrison saw his then 13-year-old sister, Barbara. Comment?
Sunday Jul 24 | via The Jersey Journal
TOMS RIVER - A man who was convicted of raping and murdering a 13-year-old girl in 1985 is out of jail - again - after he posted bail two days after he was charged for failing to register as a sex offender. Al Della Fave, spokesman for the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, confirmed on Sunday that Shawn Milne, 46, was released from the Ocean County Jail after paying his $25,000 bail. Comment?
Jul 21, 2016 | via News12.com
An actor who played a bit part in an independent gangster film and used a prop pellet gun without a New Jersey gun permit likely won't have to serve a prison term. Carlo Goias goes by the stage name Carlo Bellario. Comment?
Jul 21, 2016 | via NJ.com
TOMS RIVER - A Toms River man convicted of raping and murdering a 13-year-old girl in 1985 has been arrested after police said he failed to meet the terms of his recent release from prison. Shawn Milne, 46, was charged Wednesday with two counts of failing to register under Megan's Law for not notifying local police of his current address and employment, the Toms River Police Department said in a statement Thursday. Comment?
Jul 21, 2016 | via The Item
Child killer Shawn Milne was arrested in Toms River Wednesday and charged with Megan's Law violations, just more than eight months after he was released 20 years early from a 50-year prison term for rape and murder. Milne, now 46, who at age 15 raped and murdered his 13-year-old neighbor, Barbara Renee Harrison, moved to Toms River without telling police, as is required under the terms of Megan's Law, authorities allege. Comment?
Jul 21, 2016 | via The Jersey Journal
TOMS RIVER - A 63-year-old Manchester man was arrested Tuesday after authorities found thousands of child pornography images on his computer, officials said. Authorities were led to Lawrence Fascia after the FBI received an anonymous tip that he was distributing child pornography on the internet, Al Della Fave, spokesman for the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, said in a news release. Comment?
Jul 20, 2016 | via NorthJersey.com
In this March 20, 2016 photo, actor-comedian Carlo Goias, of Toms River, N.J., gives a thumbs-up to an audience after a group comedians gave a benefit show for his legal defense at the Broadway Comedy Club in New York. Carlo Goias goes by the stage name Carlo Bellario. Comment?
Jul 20, 2016 | via New Jersey Herald
An actor who played a bit part in an independent gangster film will likely not have to serve a prison term for using a prop pellet gun without a state gun permit. Carlo Goias, whose stage name is Carlo Bellario, was charged under New Jersey's strict gun statute. Comment?
Jul 19, 2016 | via The Jersey Journal
LAKEWOOD - A Lakewood man who crashed after police called off their pursuit of him has been charged with stealing the car he was driving, authorities said Tuesday. Christian Hernandez-Ruiz, 42, was charged with burglary and auto theft on Monday after authorities determined the car he was driving when he crashed on July 3 was stolen, said Al Della Fave, spokesman for the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office. Comment?
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