Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The Feb. 10 theft in Little Silver was captured on the train station's surveillance camera.
The teen who was injured early Sunday morning at the Red Bank Train Station has been charged with stealing a laptop one stop earlier in Little Silver, according to police. Oluwatomiwa Adewusi, 19, Avenel, was charged with burglary and theft after he was observed on surveillance video stealing the laptop along with a drink and chips from Rook Coffee Roasters inside the Little Silver Train Station. The footage showed that the suspect entered followed a delivery person into the building and then boarded the northbound NJ Transit train to Red Bank following the theft. Little Silver Police circulated a still photo of the suspect taken from surveillance footage to local police departments. Red Bank Police identified him as the same man who was …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Capital program includes funding for several new trains and buses
Commuting can be stressful and time consuming, but it seems no matter how you slice it it's always expensive. Even buying a monthly rail ticket, it costs about $5,000 a year for the trek from the Red Bank or Little Silver station to New York Penn Station. With that in mind, it may come as a relief to commuters that NJ Transit will not be upping their fares in 2013. The Board of Directors recently approved a $1.904 billion operating budget and a $1.152 billion capital program for the 2013 fiscal year, which began on July 1, according to a news release from the company. Fares account for $894.2 million, which is nearly half of the operating budget. The remainder is drawn from about $109.8 million in commercial revenues, $363 million in …
Monday, February 27, 2012
Jose Melgar was struck by a train entering the station on the northbound track and is in critical condition at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune.
A man struck by a train entering the Red Bank train station Sunday night is alive and in critical condition in a hospital intensive care unit as of Monday morning, a Jersey Shore University Medical Center nursing official said. The accident victim, identified as 32-year-old Red Bank resident Jose Melgar, was hit by the northbound New Jersey Transit train as it was coming to a stop at the station around 9:15 p.m. According to reports from the train engineer, Melgar leaped in front of the train as it slowly rolled into the station. Emergency medical personnel were able to extract Melgar, pinned under the train close to the middle of the two tracks, less than 30 minutes after the call was first placed. With firefighters carrying sheets to …
Sunday, February 26, 2012
The unidentified man was transported to Jersey Shore Medical Center in unknown condition.
An unidentified man was struck by a train entering the Red Bank train station on the northbound rail just before 9:30 p.m. Sunday night. With Red Bank firefighters shielding the scene with large sheets, emergency medical personel were able to extricate the badly-injured man about 15 minutes after the accident took place, though his current condition is unknown. Red Bank Volunteer Fire Department Chief Josh Sanders said a medivac was called to Count Basie Park but was canceled just minutes after the man was loaded into the ambulance. He was instead directed to Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune. For updated information, including details about the victim and the incident, click this sentence.