Monday, March 4, 2013
Alleged robber fled on foot
An area Sovereign Bank was robbed on Monday afternoon, police said. The branch of the bank at 600 Broadway, Long Branch, was robbed late Monday afternoon, according to Long Branch Police Capt. Jason Roebuck. The Long Branch Police are searching for a suspect who reportedly fled on foot after taking an unknown amount of money from the bank. Roebuck said there were no injuries reported during the robbery. This is a breaking news story and it will be updated as soon as more information becomes available.
Friday, February 22, 2013
Chase Bank in Colts Neck was robbed around 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21.
This story was updated at 12:15 p.m. on Feb. 22 with a photo of the suspect and more information from the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office. Chase Bank in Colts Neck was robbed at gunpoint on Thursday, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office. Police said a male at 5'11" with brown hair and glasses walked into the bank around 5 p.m. and pointed a gun at the bank teller, demanding money. After receiving the cash, the suspect fled in a dark two-door Infiniti with New York license plates. Police said the car headed south on Route 34, then north on Route 18. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, Detective Kevin Condon at 732-431-7160, the Colts Neck Police Department Detective …
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 …
Friday, September 7, 2012
The following information was obtained directly from Fair Haven Police Department records. It does not indicate a conviction.
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Friday, September 7, 2012
After a near two-month investigation, the June armed robbery case at Fair Haven's Blue Stove Antiques has been solved, Fair Haven police announced today. A Staten Island man has been arrested and charged with the robbery that occurred the morning of June 2, according to a release from Fair Haven Police Detective Stephen Schneider. On Aug. 31, members of the FBI, Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and Fair Haven and Wall police departments issued arrested Robert Fiolka, 68, of Staten Island, NY and charged him with the armed robbery of the River Road antiques store, police said. A warrant for Fiolka's arrest was issued by the FBI based on the results of the investigation, the released statement added. Sgt. Jesse Dykstra and Schneider were …