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Police: Long Branch and Tinton Falls Bloods Members Responsible for Attacks and Robberies

New details have emerged in attacks and robberies that took place last week in Red Bank.

Red Bank police have arrested five people, including four suspected members of the Bloods street gang from Long Branch and Tinton Falls, in connection with multiple robberies and assaults that took place in Red Bank last week.

, Jason Hall, 20, and Dashuan Clayton, 21, both of Red Bank, were arrested and charged with aggravated arson, two counts of aggravated assault and robbery after police say they were involved in a crime spree that took place over two separate days on July 6 and July 12.

Now, police are saying there are additional suspects involved. Lamar Hicks, 27, of Long Branch and Kadean Lane, 20, of Tinton Falls were arrested and charged with the same crimes as Hall and Clayton. Police also arrested Luchretia Jackson, 26, of Red Bank and charged her with one count of robbery.

According to new details released by the police department, a 21-year-old man was taken to Jersey Shore Medical Center after being beaten and stabbed on River Street during an attempted early-morning robbery on July 6. The unidentified victim was later released from the hospital and is recovering from his injuries, police said.

The second incident took place again in the early morning hours, this time around 3 a.m. on July 12. A 36-year-old Belmar man, also unidentified, was walking to his vehicle on South Pearl Street when he was approached by the same four men and one woman, police said. The man was assaulted and robbed of his money and jewelry, including a gold chain valued at $1,400 dollars. The victim suffered cuts and bruises.

After the victim fled the four suspects took his vehicle to Mohawk Pond and set it on fire, police said.

From the police:

The four male subjects are all believed to be affiliated with the Bloods street gang, police said in a statement. Bail was set for all five suspects by Judge (Thomas F.) Scully of the Monmouth County Superior Court and all were lodged in the Monmouth County Correctional Institution with the exception of Jackson who posted bail.

The incidents were investigated by the Red Bank Police Department’s detective bureau along with detectives from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. The Monmouth County and Red Bank Fire Marshals Offices also assisted with the arson investigation.

Mary Kay by Kerri D'Esposito July 23, 2012 at 05:44 PM
I believe this stuff happens because too many people have babies that they can't be there for, or to raise them properly, for whatever reason... Thus we now have a world filled with many of these "undirected, unloved" people who are missing an "important element" to be a human ...Color has nothing to do with it...
Bossy600 July 23, 2012 at 05:56 PM
by the way read the article its about the Bloods and Cripts There are no white or latinos in these gangs
Eastwood September 07, 2012 at 02:30 PM
Your liberalism will get you killed. There is NO EXCUSES for these actions of these VERMIN!
Eastwood September 07, 2012 at 02:31 PM
AMEN. Too many Bleeding Heart Liberals in this State that are killing US!
beachlover September 11, 2012 at 12:43 PM
Why do you assume the mother is crack addicted and father is in prison? There are plenty of parents who do their best to raise their kids right, but sometimes the kids still get mixed up with the wrong crowd. Perhaps they have only a single parent who has to work 16 hours a day to make ends meet so they didn't have enough supervision and got sucked into the gangs. You don't know them so don't make assumptions about people--that would make you a bigot. Glad that the injuries to both victims weren't life threatening.

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