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Two Men Men Charged with Aberdeen Home Invasion

Aberdeen Township

Two men are facing armed robbery and multiple weapons charges for their roles in a home invasion on Sunday night announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

According to police, on Feb. 11th officers responded Sunday evening to a 911 call reporting shots fired at 891 Cedar Place, Aberdeen Township.

Responding officers investigating the home invasion apprehended two male suspects nearby a short time later.

The ongoing investigation led authorities to charge Christopher Allen, 22, of the Cliffwood Beach section of Aberdeen, and Gregory Greenidge-Shepherd 27, of Perth Amboy, with first-degree Armed Robbery.

In addition, authorities charged Allen and Greenidge-Shepherd with second-degree counts of Armed Burglary and Possession of Firearms for an Unlawful Purpose.

Police also charged Greenidge-Shepherd with second-degree Unlawful Possession of a Handgun and Allen was charged with second-degree Unlawful Possession of a Rifle.

Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Detective Adam Hess of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, at 732-431-7160 ext. 2939.

Anyone who feels the need to remain anonymous but has information about any crime can contact Monmouth County Crime Stoppers confidential telephone tip-line by calling 1-800-671-4400; can text “MONMOUTH” plus their tip to 274637; or, they can email a tip via the website at

Monmouth County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of criminals and fugitives.

If convicted of Armed Robbery, Allen and Greenidge-Shepherd face a minimum sentence of 30 years in a New Jersey state prison without parole and a maximum sentence of life imprisonment, subject to the provisions of the “No Early Release Act” (NERA), requiring them to serve 85 percent of the sentence imposed before becoming eligible for release on parole. They would also be under parole supervision for five years following release from state prison.