A Neptune man was arrested Oct. 5 and charged with stealing a bottle of Crown Royal liquor from a business at Seaview Square in Ocean Township.
Police said at approximately 10:15 p.m, Officer Charlie Weinkofsky was flagged down by several employees of a business in Seaview Square. The employees reported that a male subject stole a bottle of liquor from behind the bar and shoved an employee while fleeing.
Weinkofsky provided a description of the suspect to dispatch and requested other officers to respond. Weinkofsky immediately began searching the area and located a subject matching the description provided on the eastbound side of Route 66.
Police detained the subject, now identified as Jesse A. Chinn, 35. A large bottle of Crown Royal liquor was located on Chinn which was identified as stolen from the establishment. Officers Michael Jones, Alicea Angelo, and Chris Stenger arrived on location to assist.
Chinn was placed under arrest and charged with robbery. He was transported to the Monmouth County Correctional Institute pending a court appearance.