Monday, September 10, 2012
Robert Hanna, 43 of Colts Neck was charged in June after police found stolen credit cards and social security numbers.
For Robert Hanna, 43 of Colts Neck, being arrested for allegedly stealing money from church poor boxes was not the first brush with the law. Hanna was arrested in June and charged with theft of lost property, after police allegedly found credit cards, a social security card and a wholesale membership card on Hanna which belonged to a Howell woman. Stay connected through the Marlboro-Colts Neck Patch Facebook page. Hanna was released from Monmouth County Jail after posting a $25,000 bail with no ten percent option for the alleged credit card theft. Patch also reported in June that Hanna allegedly knowingly possessed and used the cards, which also included debit cards and bank checks belonging to numerous victims. On two separate occasions …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Robert Hanna of Colts Neck has been charged for allegedly stealing from churches in Red Bank and Holmdel.
Robert Hanna, 43 of Colts Neck was arrested in Red Bank this week for allegedly stealing more than $200 from the "poor box" at St. James Catholic Church at 25 Drummond Place. This is the second time police have accused Hanna for taking money left by parishioners for the poor. In April, he was arrested for breaking into the St. Vincent de Paul Society donation box at St. Catharine's Church where police set up surveillance equipment. According to the police report, Hanna is accused of stealing from St. James Church between May and August. Police say Hanna confessed to the Red Bank theft in a videotaped interview. Hanna is being held in Monmouth County Jail on $1,000 bail, no ten percent option.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Robert Hanna of Colts Neck allegedly stole credit cards, a social security card and a wholesale membership card from a Howell resident.
Robert Hanna, 44 of Colts Neck was arrested this week and charged with theft of lost property, after police allegedly found credit cards, a social security card and a wholesale membership card on Hanna which belong to a Howell woman. The cards were reported missing on July 24, 2011 in Farmingdale Boro. County reports indicate Hanna allegedly knowingly possessed and used the cards, which also included debit cards and bank checks belonging to numerous victims. County reports also indicate Hanna is a flight rick, without a permanent address and with a record of failing to appear in court. Hanna was arrested last year as a fugitive of justice from a Pennsylvania court. Hanna is currently being held in Monmouth County Jail with a $25,000 bail …
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Police arrested Robert Hanna, 43, of Colts Neck and charged him with burglary, theft and possession of burglar tools.
In recent weeks, St. Catharine's Church staff noticed a discrepancy in the weekly cash count from the six "poor boxes" operated by the charitable St. Vincent de Paul Society, located inside the Middletown Road church. They changed the locks on the donation boxes. But the thefts continued. The church contacted Holmdel Police Dept., which set up surveillance equipment. On Easter Sunday, police say they videotaped a man breaking into the locked church. He used a device to wrestle money from the six locked boxes mounted on the walls. According to police, he spent 45 minutes working the boxes, extracting money. Because the Christian Holy Week was April 1 to April 7, the boxes were filled with donations from parishioners. Lt. Michael Smith said …