Justice for Emma-Mae
Justice for Emma-Mae
On August 9, 2018, Point Pleasant Police responded to a report of a hit and run incident on Route 88. Police discovered that a female juvenile riding a bicycle had been struck by a dark colored BMW that fled the scene. The victim suffered serious bodily injuries and was transported to Jersey Shore Medical Center. An investigation by the Point Pleasant Borough Police Department and the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Vehicular Homicide Unit determined that Keifer had struck the juvenile with her vehicle and fled the scene. She then contacted Ramos to pick her up at a location several blocks away in Point Pleasant. Ramos assisted Keifer in hiding the vehicle and attempted to have the vehicle repaired in an effort to hinder the investigation. Keifer turned herself in to law enforcement the following day.
On Monday, December 2, 2019, Brittany Keifer, 27, of Point Pleasant, pled guilty to Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1.1. Keifer also pled guilty to the motor vehicle offense of Leaving the Scene of an Accident in violation of N.J.S.A. 39:4-129.
Keifer’s co-defendant, Kyle Ramos, 29, of Seaside Heights, pleaded guilty to Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:29-3a(3). The State will be seeking a term of 364 days in the Ocean County Jail as a condition of probation for Keifer, and a term of probation for Ramos. Both defendants are scheduled to be sentenced by Judge Cunningham on February 7, 2020.
Please help with signing this petition to show the honorable Judge Cunningham that these two individuals deserve more than just 365 days in jail. They deserve the maximum sentence and not just probation like they think they deserve. Let’s show them that it’s not okay to leave a child to die on the side of the road in a pool of her own blood. These two need to be made an example of and show that something like this will not just be a slap on the wrist. Please help get justice for Emma Gnolfo