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Ocean Twp. Man Charged with Neglect of a Disabled Person

Ocean Twp.

A 51-year-old Ocean Township man was arrested after a disabled adult male, under his care, went missing reportedly after his negligence.

According to police, on September 2nd, at approximately 6 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of West Park Avenue and Highway 35 for a report of a missing disabled adult male.

The investigation revealed that a caretaker later identified as, Conejo Graham, 51, of Ocean Twp., stopped at his residence and left the 65-year-old disabled male unattended in his vehicle for over an hour. When he returned the subject was missing. After searching the area on his own, he contacted police when he couldn't locate him.

Police officers coordinated a search and the subject was successfully located in West Long Branch. He was uninjured and in good health.

Officers arrested and charged Graham with Neglect of a Disabled Person and was released on a criminal summons pending a future court appearance.