Stafford Township Police arrested a Manahawkin man Thursday on four counts of lewdness for acts he is accused of committing while standing in his open doorway while a bus was stopped in front of his home picking up children on their way to school.

Stafford Twp Police say on Oct 20, 66-year-old Anthony Buonavolonta, of Spar Road in the Ocean Acres section of Manahawkin, was witnessed standing in the doorway of his home, in plain view from the street, engaged in "various stages of lewd and inappropriate acts".

Buonavolonta was engaged in this behavior while the bus was stopped in front of his residence for the morning child pick-up.

Buonavolonta's actiions were reported to police, who'd said these acts had occurred on several occasions during the month of October.

On October 21st a follow-up investigation was initiated by the Stafford Township Police Department’s Detective Bureau.
During the follow-up investigation, Stafford Township Police Detectives observed Buonavolonta’s acts of lewdness and inappropriate acts, and he was subsequently arrested at his residence.
Buonavolonta was transported to the Stafford Township Police Department headquarters, where he was charged for four separate incidents, which had occurred between October 13th and October 21st.
Buonavolonta was later released on his own recognizance pending a future court appearance in Ocean County Superior Court.
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Anyone with any additional information pertaining to the investigation is asked to contact Detective Russell Dunfee at 609-597-1189 extension 8444 or at

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