FREEHOLD – One of the three men suspected of robbing a race track patron of his winnings was arrested and charged with the crime, police said.
A 44-year-old Keyport man was coming home from the Monmouth Park Racetrack on Aug. 29, 2019. He reported to police that he had been robbed by three men. He received minor injuries in the robbery and declined medical attention.
Telquan Adams, 26, of Neptune Township, was later identified as one of the men who committed the robbery in August 2019. He is now facing charges of second degree Robbery. If convicted, Adams faced a potential custodial sentence of up to 10 years in a New Jersey state prison, subject to the provisions of the “No Early Release Act” (NERA) requiring him to serve 85 percent of the sentence imposed before becoming eligible for release on parole. He would also be under parole supervision for three years following his release from state prison.
Charges are merely accusations until proven in a court of law.
The other two suspects remain at large.
Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to call Detective Ramon Camacho of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office at 800-533-7443 or Detective Kevin Bennett of Keyport Police Department at 732-264-0706. Anyone who feels the need to remain anonymous but has information about a crime can submit a tip to Monmouth County Crime Stoppers by calling their confidential telephone tip-line at 1-800671-4400; or by downloading and using the free P3 Tips mobile app (available for iOS and Android – bit.ly/3ku8AWa).