BRIELLE, NJ (MONMOUTH) – On Thursday night, January 18, 2024, at approximately 10:22 p.m., the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office reported the activation of the Monmouth County Emergency Response Team (MOCERT) and Rapid Deployment Force. The activation was in response to a wellness check on a barricaded individual located at the Brandywyne Units in Brielle. It was confirmed that there were no other occupants present during the incident.
Following a tense standoff that lasted approximately an hour and twelve minutes, the subject was successfully taken into custody by the MOCERT without any injuries or incidents. The individual was then transported to a local medical facility for evaluation. As of now, no charges have been issued in connection with the incident.
The details surrounding the barricaded subject and the reason for the wellness check remain undisclosed. However, the swift response and resolution by the Monmouth County Emergency Response Team demonstrate their proficiency in handling such situations with utmost care and efficiency.
Law enforcement agencies, including the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and the Brielle Police Department, were on the scene to provide support and ensure the safety of the surrounding area. The collaborative effort between these agencies showcases the dedication and professionalism of the law enforcement community in Monmouth County.
Residents in the area were assured that their safety was a top priority throughout the incident. The prompt and coordinated response by the Monmouth County Emergency Response Team and Rapid Deployment Force contributed to the successful outcome of the situation. Investigations into the circumstances surrounding the incident are ongoing, and further updates will be provided as they become available.
As the community reflects on this incident, it serves as a reminder of the importance of effective emergency response teams and the critical role they play in maintaining public safety. The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office continues to work diligently to ensure the well-being and security of all residents in the region.