Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Second half of father/son purse-snatching duo arrested Wednesday
Wall Police have arrested the fugitive father involved in a recent purse snatching from a ShopRite parking lot, authorities said Wednesday. Joseph Frystock, 56, around 2 p.m. Wednesay afternoon was found at a local medical center where he had been admitted, Lt. Walter Pomphrey said. Pomphrey did not say which medical center, nor did he say why Frystock was admitted. Frystock was arrested and charged with one count of third degree theft and one count of third degree conspiracy to commit theft. He was released after posting $15,000 bail, Pomphrey said. Earlier this week, Frystock’s son, Matthew D. Frystock, 26, whose last known address was on Drum Point Road in Brick, was arrested at a motel in Ocean Township and charged for his connection …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
One half of a father-son duo caught; father on the run
One half of a father/son purse-snatching duo was arrested over the weekend while a manhunt is on for the fugitive elder of the pair, police said Tuesday. Matthew D. Frystock, 26, whose last known address was on Drum Point Road in Brick, was arrested at a motel in Ocean Township and charged with one count of third degree theft and one count of third degree conspiracy to commit theft for his connection with a recent purse snatching at the Route 34 ShopRite Supermarket at Lakewood Road, Lt. Walter Pomphrey said. Frystock was taken to Monmouth County jail, Freehold Township, in lieu of $15,000 bail, Pomphrey said. Jail records on Tuesday showed Frystock had not yet posted bail. Frystock was located with the help of the Ocean Township police…
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Authorities are looking for two white men in their 30s pictured in the photographs
Police are hoping to identify two men connected with a purse snatching at a local supermarket on Wednesday. A Point Pleasant woman was loading groceries into her car in the parking lot of the Route 34 Shop Rite when a male passenger of a small, silver colored vehicle took the woman’s purse from the rear tailgate of her car, Sgt. Erik Ertle said. The man got into the passenger side of the silver car, which fled eastbound on Lakewood Road, Ertle said. It was later determined that the woman’s credit cards were used at two separate businesses on Route 66 in Neptune, Ertle said. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to please call the department’s main number: (732) 449-4500.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Four incidents of purse snatching at two area grocery stores in two weekends, police say
Wall Police on Tuesday released more grocery store surveillance photos in connection with another purse snatching — the fourth such incident since the end of last month. An older woman shopping at the A & P store on Route 35 had her purse stolen from an unattended shopping cart on Sunday between 2:30 and 3 p.m., Lt. Walter Pomphrey said. The women pictured in the surveillance photos are wanted for questioning by the Wall police in connection with the crime, Pomphrey said. It is the fourth incident of purse snatching since June 30. There was one other attempt, Pomphrey said. Police believe the women in the photos are working in concert, and that at least two are the same as those caught on Route 34 ShopRite cameras released Monday. There …
Monday, July 2, 2012
Police looking into a string of purse thefts
Police are looking for any information that may help them catch a purse thief or thieves targeting elderly women. There have been three incidents of purse snatching from shopping carts in four days. The victims have been elderly women shoppers, Sgt. Chad Clark said. The latest incident was Monday around 11:44 a.m. at the Shop Rite location at Route 34 and Lakewood Road, Clark said. Patrolmen Emmett Idzahl and Thomas Dowd are investigating, Clark said. Police advise that shoppers not turn their backs on their shopping carts or to not bring their purses with them, Clark said. Anyone who has information regarding the purse thefts is asked to contact the Wall Township Police Department at (732) 449-4500.