Middletown Twp. Police Department
Chief of Police R. Craig Weber
For Immediate Release: June 12, 2022
Middletown – On June 12, 2022 at 10:01am, the Middletown Twp. Police Department responded to The Hub, a hotel located at 650 State Route 35, for a report of a woman who had been held against her will in one of the rooms at the hotel.
Responding officers spoke with the victim, an adult female from Bronx, New York, who is not being identified by police. The victim advised police that she had been in one of the rooms with the suspect, Connor Post, 29, of Middletown and wanted to leave but Post prevented her from doing so. According to the victim, Post was threatening her and was in possession of a knife at the time.
Post, who had fled from the scene prior to police arrival, was contacted by police and agreed to meet with officers. Post was arrested and charged with Criminal Restraint, Terroristic Threats, Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon. Post was subsequently transported to the Monmouth County Correctional Institution in Freehold and is being held, pending a hearing.
Any persons arrested or charged with offenses are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Additionally, except in specific circumstances, arrest and complaint information and names of those charged may be released.
Contact: Deputy Chief Paul Bailey
Public Information Officer
Desk: (732) 615-2066