ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ – Atlantic Highlands Police Chief Jerry Vasto reports the following activity:
On March 22, 2011 at 9:45 P.M., a business owner reported one of his vehicles had been egged while parked on Avenue A near South Avenue. Police responded and questioned several adults who had been observed in the South Avenue Park, after hours. The subjects questioned denied any involvement in the egging. As a result of the questioning, Daniel Fredrick, age 20, Freehold, was arrested on a contempt of court warrant issued by the Highlands Municipal Court. Dylan Herbert, age 19, Highlands; and Fiona Gallagher, age 19, Highlands, were issued summonses for being in the park after dark. Patrolman Steven Doherty was the arresting Officer, assisted by Captain David Rossbach and Patrolman Adam Gurian.
On March, 25, 2011 at 7:37 A.M., Patrolman Stephen Vogt stopped a local roofer’s truck in an effort to apprehend, Keith Walling, age 28, Leonardo, who was wanted in connection with the theft of $ 1000.00 worth of copper down spouts taken off of an East Highland Avenue residence. Police received a tip that Walling was employed by the roofer. When stopped, Walling used his deceased brother’s name and date of birth. Investigation revealed he was using a false name. Walling was arrested without incident by Vogt with the assistance of Sergeant Alfred Conover and Patrolman Christopher Inglis. While in custody, Walling admitted committing an additional theft of aluminum from an Ocean Boulevard residence. Walling was processed and released on $ 17,500.00 bail. Police are still looking for Walling’s accomplice in the copper theft, Richard C. Johnson Jr, age 39, of Atlantic Highlands. Johnson is known to work as a mason for local contractors. Police are asking for information regarding Johnson’s whereabouts. Please phone 732-291-1212 with tips regarding Johnson’s whereabouts. All tips will remain confidential.
On March 25, 2011 at 6:14 P.M., Captain David Rossbach stopped Ian E. Heflin, age 19, Fair Haven, for a traffic violation on Highway # 36. Heflin was found to be in possession of the hallucinogen, LSD, and was placed under arrest. He was processed and released on his own recognizance.
On March 27, 2011 at 1:43 A.M., Patrolman Adam Gurian stopped a vehicle for speeding on First Avenue. Subsequent to the stop, a passenger, Eric Johnson, age 23, Leonardo, was arrested on a warrant issued by the Atlantic Highlands Municipal Court. Johnson posted the required bail and was released.
On March 29, 2011 at 9:44 A.M., Patrolman Brian Phair stopped Jasmine Pham, age 31, Somerset, for speeding on Memorial Parkway. Subsequent to the stop, Pham was arrested on a warrant issued by the Plainsboro Township Municipal Court. Pham posted the required bail and was released.