Barnegat Man Indicted In Thefts

Ocean County grand jury issues indictments.

A Barnegat man has been indicted in two separate indictments in connection with thefts that occurred in Waretown in June and July of last year.

In the first case, Stanley J. Bair, 45, of Barnegat was indicted by an Ocean County grand jury, sitting in Toms River, on counts of theft and dealing in stolen property between June 22 and July 21. The indictment alleges he stole more than $500 worth of jewelry from Collette Chmielski and then tried to sell or otherwise dispose of the jewelry in Lacey.

The second indictment alleges Bair stole more than $500 worth of jewelry from Jacquelyn and John Petrosilli Jr. of Waretown between June 1 and June 16, and then tried to sell or dispose of that jewelry in Waretown. Corinne H. Fogel, 35, of Waretown was indicted in this case as well, accused of dealing in stolen property.

Bair is lodged in the Ocean County Jail, Toms River, in lieu of $10,000 bail, no 10 percent option, in the first indictment and in lieu of $25,000 bail, no 10 percent, in the second. He also is being held on charges of willful nonsupport.

Fogel posted bail of $5,000, no 10 percent option, on June 29.

Others indicted by the grand jury:

  • Gerald C. Snyder, 30, of Farmingdale, on two counts of dealing in stolen property and a count of possession of a controlled dangerous substance, oxycodone. The indictment alleges he knowingly trafficked in stolen property, a gold wedding ring belonging to James Devey Jr., on May 31, 2011, in Waretown, and a Rolex wristwatch belonging to Devey between May 1 and May 26, 2011, in Barnegat. The oxycodone incident was alleged to have occurred on June 17, 2011 in Waretown. Snyder had been previously indicted in relation to some of these charges and this was a superceding indictment. He posted bail in July.
  • Reinaldo F. Montanez, 28, of Little Egg Harbor, on eight counts of burglary and theft that included an incident in Stafford, between Jan. 19, 2012 and March 16, 2012. The indictment includes five counts of burglary, alleging Montanez broke into homes on Little Egg Harbor Boulevard and Edgwater Drive in Tuckerton on Jan. 19, Feb. 1 and March 16, on Wood Street in Little Egg Harbor on March 16, and Beach Avenue in Stafford on March 16. He is alleged to have taken televisions, jewelry, cash and other items during the three Tuckerton break-ins. Montanez was arrested March 21, 2012, issued a summons and released.
  • Christina L. Mauro of Toms River, on a count of shoplifting. She is alleged to have taken clothing, jewelry and household items worth a total of more than $500 from the Kmart in Stafford on Sept. 4. She was issued a summons and released.
  • Fawn N. Burdge of the Manahawkin section of Stafford, on a count of conspiracy to commit aggravated assault. The indictment alleges Burdge agreed on July 3 with Larry Slade and an unnamed male to go to the victim's Stafford home and lure him out while Slade and the other man assaulted the victim. Burdge was issued a summons and released.
  • Joan M. Mazzella, 36, of Barnegat, on counts of aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon. The indictment alleges Mazzella attacked Shaylin Ziemian with a hammer on that Sept. 13 in Barnegat. Mazzella was released after posting bail -- $15,000 with a 10 percent option -- on Oct. 5, with the condition she have no contact with Ziemian.
  • Michael R. Monaco, 23, of Barnegat, on possession and distribution of a controlled dangerous substance, suboxone, on July 19 in Barnegat. The counts include possession of suboxone, possession with intent to distribute, distribution, possession with intent to distribute in a school zone, and distribution within a school zone. Monaco is being held in the Ocean County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail, no 10 percent option.
  • Marissa L. Acampora of Tuckerton and Gina M. Moscatelli of Little Egg Harbor, on a count of theft by deception, between Oct. 21, 2011 and April 3, 2012, in Stafford, Lacey and Toms River. The indictment alleges they cashed numerous stolen and forged checks belonging to John Meehan, with a value in excess of $500. Both defendants were released on summonses.


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