Toms River Police revive man responsible for theft of $1,000 ring
Toms River police officers were investigating the theft of a $1,000 ring from a residence in Silverton where a 21 year old Manchester man fled after being confronted the victim and their friends. Officer Herbst later located him on Fischer Blvd and arrested him on the warrants at 130 p.m. He was then transported to Police Headquarters for processing and a short time later while in the police holding facility, he collapsed and went into cardiac arrest.
Booking officers John O’melia, Township safety Officer Paul Daley and Police officers Tom Herbst, Brian Jarka and Corporeal Thomas Leach immediately began CPR and utilized a Defibulator to resuscitate the victim. Paramedics responded and the victim was revived and transported by Toms River Police EMS where he was turned over to New Jersey State Police for the outstanding warrants.
The 21 year old Manchester man who was being held on warrants out of Plumstead and Ewing for $500, Jackson $751, Jackson $217 and Upper Freehold Township $2,500. Police are investigating that the man ingested narcotics just prior to his being arrested.