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Monmouth Beach Police Department

14 Willow Avenue   Monmouth Beach, New Jersey 07750

Information Update


Monmouth Beach Auto Burglaries

The Monmouth Beach Police Department has received several reports of vehicles being entered during the early hours of the morning.  Vehicles that are left unlocked are targeted by the actors.  Electronic items and money are commonly taken.  The police department has already made an arrest in connection with the car burglaries and property has been returned to the owners.  The police reminds the residents of the borough to make sure that all vehicles and homes are locked and secured to prevent these crimes. Please report suspicious activity when its observed.  DO NOT hesitated when calling the police.

Monmouth County Auto Thefts

    Monmouth County is experiencing an unusually high volume of auto thefts in the past few weeks.  The suspects are concentrating on affluent areas and are targeting high end, newer model motor vehicles.  Three vehicles have been stolen out of the jurisdiction of Monmouth Beach.  The Monmouth Beach Police Department is investigating the incident in conjunction with the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office.  Residents are reminded to keep their vehicles locked at all times and to report any suspicious activity immediately to the Monmouth Beach Police Department at 732-229-1313 

Don’t Become a Victim of Theft

The Monmouth Beach Police Department would like to remind all residents about the importance of locking up unattended bicycles and motor vehicles.  Last summer season the police department handled an unusually high volume of theft calls for service.  This included the theft of 26 bicycles and a multitude of items stolen from the inside of unlocked vehicles.  The majority of stolen bicycles were taken from public areas such as the MB Bathing Pavilion and Griffin Street Park.  All of the bicycles reported as stolen were left unlocked.  The police department also handled a large amount of calls involving various items such as MP3 players, GPS units, jewelry, laptop computers, and cash being stolen from unlocked vehicles. Residents should be mindful of locking their motor vehicles and make sure that all valuables are stowed in areas not viewable from the exterior of the vehicle.  If you view any suspicious or criminal activity in the borough contact the police department immediately.  Community cooperation is crucial in effectively curbing criminal activity within the borough. 


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