Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The following information was obtained directly from Monmouth County arrest records. It does not indicate a conviction.
Police have arrested an area man on charges in connection with a 2012 armed robbery in Red Bank. Joshua Stepney, 28, of 60 William St., Tinton Falls, was arrested on May 2 for his part in a robbery "in the area of" 3 West Front Street on Nov. 18, 2012, according to the complaint warrant signed by Red Bank police. Stepney allegedly put the robbery victim "in fear of immediate bodily injury while committing a theft," it said. That information was obtained by the co-defendant in the alleged crime while making a video statement during the investigation, according to the complaint. Stepney was held on $50,000 bail with no 10 percent option, set by Judge William Himelman.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
The Fair Haven shop was the spot of a June armed robbery and other burglaries
Fair Haven's Blue Stove Antiques has been hit by burglars again. And police are keeping a close eye on the place, as it has been targeted several times before. Most recently, the River Road shop was burglarized on Jan. 15 and, according to police, roughly $10,000 worth of watches were stolen. Before that, in June, there was an armed robbery at the store, during which the owner was accosted and held at gunpoint by a disguised Robert Fiolka, of Staten Island, NY, while merchandise was stolen. Dating back, the store has been burglarized several times before as well, Fair Haven Police Detective Stephen Schneider said. "The armed robber, Rober Fiolka, was caught in September and is now incarcerated," the detective added. Fiolka had a criminal …
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Blue Stove Antiques was allegedly robbed at gunpoint
- POLICE & FIRE
Saturday, June 2, 2012
The Fair Haven Police Department is investigating an armed robbery which took place this morning at 769 River Road, Blue Stove Antiques. At 9:21am, a disguised subject entered the store and confronted the owner with a handgun, demanding he open the safe, police said. Once the safe was opened, the suspect emptied the contents into a gym bag and fled the scene, according to police. The suspect — described as a white male with an average build, 40 to 50 years old, standing approximatelty 5 feet, 10 inches tall and wearing a black jacket and dark pants — fled the scene with mostly jewelry and watches, police added. He was armed with a stainless steel revolver and was carrying a handheld scanner or radio, police said. Operating a white …