The following information was obtained directly from Red Bank police records. It does not indicate convictions.
• Tanya Johnson, 27, of Red Bank was arrested on May 7 in the area of S. Pearl Street and charged with simple assault by Patrolman Jorge Torres. • Luis Fuentes-Morales, 21, of Red Bank, was arrested on May 6 in the area of Monmouth Street and charged with simple assault by Patrolman Nicholas Maletto. • Joseph Scopellite, 21, of Colts Neck, was arrested on May 5 in the area of W. Front Street and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) by Capt. Darren McConnell. • George Naeder, 56, of Red Bank, was arrested on May 3 in the area of Bridge Avenue and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) by Patrolman Ashon Lovick. * Police also arrested seven people on contempt of court charges.
Red Bank police allege that man hit officer with closed fist
A Florida man is facing several charges, including aggravated assault on a police officer, stemming from an alleged fight in a borough park last week. Red Bank police arrested Andrew C. Collins, 28, of Orange Park, Fla., on Dec. 16 following a reported fight at Riverside Gardens Park, West Front Street. Collins “purposely and knowingly caused a public inconvenience and alarm” by engaging in a public fight at the park at 2:06 a.m., police reported in the complaint warrant. When police tried to break up the fight, they allege that Collins, who was allegedly in possession of a silver husky box cutter “that served no legitimate purpose,” resisted arrest by striking the arresting officer with a closed fist, according to the warrant. Collins was…