Monmouth County Robbery Suspect Takes Interesting Fall Which May Result in Obstruction & Hindering Charges

A Wall Township man was arrested and charged with robbery after stealing a money box from a local restaurant. The suspect stole the box when restaurant personnel were preoccupied with an order. The defendant was apparently unsatisfied with this theft and demanded additional money from the clerk. Police were able to identify the man and executed a search at his home. Upon arriving at the Continue Reading...

Three Robbery Cases Reported in Monmouth County NJ

The Asbury Park Press reported today on three separate robbery cases which arose in recent days in Monmouth County.  One of the incidents involved an assault turned robbery in Long Branch. There was no weapon involved. In another case in Neptune, the robbery involved a holdup by a suspect armed with a handgun. In the third theft, a shoplifting turned into a robbery in Holmdel New Jersey. The Continue Reading...

NJ Robbery Charges Explained

The Robbery Law is contained at N.J.S.A. 2C:15-1. It defines robbery as a theft, during the commission of which, a person: (1) either inflicts bodily injury or uses force; or (2) threatens to cause immediate bodily injury or a first or second degree crime. For purposes of 2C:15-1, “commission” includes attempt to commit a theft or flight therefrom. Grading. Where an individual uses a weapon Continue Reading...