I am the Weekday Morning News Anchor with 92.7 WOBM-FM/Beach Radio/94.3The Point in Ocean County and reporter for the WOBM and NJ 101.5-FM newsrooms and the Shore Sports Network. I began working with TSM-NJ in October of 2015 and have covered a number of stories including New Jersey's Opioid and Heroin epidemic, the Arthur Buckle prison escape, the opening of the JBJ Soul Kitchen and Victor Cruz visiting Brick High School. Follow me on Twitter and Instagram @VinEbenau.
Thou shalt not steal! Toms River church thief arrested by township police
Toms River Police have made an arrest in their investigation into the church thief who allegedly grabbed cash from a donation box at the Christ Episcopal Church on Washington Street and fled September 4.
Father and son arrested after growing marijuana farm in Manchester Township
Investigators found 29 5-6 foot marijuana plants growing in the backyard and 711 grams inside the home as well as crack-cocaine, a stun gun, hypodermic syringes, a .22 caliber revolver and several pieces of drug paraphernalia used for preparation.
Another major crime bust in Monmouth County, this one seizes explosives and firearms
Three men including one from the Pagan's Outlaw Motorcycle Gang were arrested after investigators found 40 guns, a flamethrower, thousands of rounds of ammunition and bomb making materials at homes in Freehold and Howell.
Alzheimer’s New Jersey hosting annual “Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s” Saturday in Point Pleasa…
Alzheimer's is a disease that affects millions of Americans, and the non-profit that bears its name in New Jersey, is holding a "walk to fight Alzheimer's" Saturday in Point Pleasant Beach.
Barnegat man allegedly offered 11-year old girl booze and candy in exchange if she lifted …
A Barnegat Township man who police say allegedly offered an 11-year old girl candy and a wine cooler if she would lift up her shirt and let him grope her has been arrested and charged with attempted sexual assault.
Toms River Township prepares for the arrival of Hurricane Jose
As the Jersey Shore prepares for the arrival of Hurricane Jose late Monday night, emergency officials across the state have been ensuring beaches and waterfront properties have the safety nets they need and dunes are built up to prevent some potentially serious flooding. Toms River is one of those t…
Monmouth County Prosecutors arrest 14 in “Operation School’s Out” Child Porn sweep
A summer long investigation by Monmouth County prosecutors and various agencies into online consumers of child porn results in 14-arrests from "Operation School's Out" in an announcement that came on Friday.
Security will be tight but big crowds expected in support of Semper Five charity 5K Saturd…
We've told you about how much added security there will be at Saturday's Semper Five Marine Corps Charity 5k in Seaside Heights, but now we take another look at what the race is all about.
Manchester resident allegedly stabs his son in the abdomen with a knife
A verbal family argument looks to have gone unresolved Tuesday night after police in Manchester Township say an 85-year old resident allegedly stabbing his 58-year old son in the stomach with a large knife Wednesday morning.
Major Gang Bust Late Tuesday night in Monmouth County yields 29-arrests
Monmouth County investigators round up nearly 30-suspects as the result of "Operation Lights Out" late Tuesday night.
Brick-Brick Memorial student brawl at football game Saturday under investigation by school…
A student brawl at Saturday's Brick-Brick Memorial high school football game is under investigation by the school district according to the Patch.
Hundreds gather for 4th annual Hope Sheds Light Celebration of Hope Walk
An estimated amount of a couple hundred to maybe several packed the Seaside Heights Boardwalk Saturday morning for the 4th Annual Hope Sheds Light Celebration of Hope Walk to celebrate those who have found recovery.