On Friday, December 7, 2018, at approximately 1853 hours, officers from the Lacey Township Police Department responded to a report of a pedestrian struck on Haines Street near the intersection of Oak Hill Court. Preliminary investigation revealed that an elderly female pedestrian walked into the east bound lane of Haines Street in front of a vehicle traveling east. As a result of the crash, the female pedestrian succumbed to her injuries at Community Medical Center. [...]
Traffic Alert – Lacey Twp. Police Department – December 7, 2018- Haines Street Between Maxim Drive and Lanlac Drive Now Open
Haines Street between Maxim Drive and Lanlac Drive in Lacey Township has been reopened- after a brief closure- following a serious motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian. Additional information on the motor vehicle crash will follow. Thank you.
On the morning of Sunday, October 21, 2018, at approximately 01:10 hours Officer Christopher Meyler responded to the 400 Block of Lake Barnegat Drive North in Forked River, for a report of a pedestrian struck. Upon arrival he met with the victims a 26 year old male and a 23 year old female, both Township residents. They reported being struck by a small white SUV that fled the scene. Due to the nature of the injuries the male was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center by MONOC Helicopter [...]
Lacey Road has been reopened for both eastbound and westbound traffic between the Manchester Township Line and Dover Road.
Due to a serious motor vehicle incident, Lacey Road will be closed to both eastbound and westbound traffic between the Manchester Township Line and Dover Road until further notice
Weather Alert – Lacey Township Police Department – Major Coastal Storm Late Thursday into Saturday – Tonight, Thursday, March 1, 2018 through Saturday, March 3, 2018 *** The National Weather Service has issued the below Major Coastal Storm Warning *** “The National Weather Service has issued a major coastal storm warning. A major nor’easter will affect the region tonight through Saturday. Precipitation will be moving into the area from the southwest late today, falling heavy at times [...]
Theft- On Thursday, February 1, 2018, at 5:09 p.m., Officer Martin Julian responded to Charlie Brown’s Fresh Grill, 121 Route 9, Forked River. The manager of the restaurant reported that a patron left without satisfying the bill for approximately $25.00. The suspect left the restaurant in a vehicle. The incident remains under investigation. Shoplifting Arrest – On Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at 5:53 p.m., Officers Michael Hein and Julie Barcalow responded to Walmart on Route 9 [...]
During the early morning hours of Tuesday, January 30, 2018, Lacey Detectives assisted by members of Ocean County SWAT and the Berkeley Township Detective Bureau, executed a search warrant in the 1300 block of Norwood Street, Forked River, NJ. The suspect arrested was identified as 47-year-old Lance Romano who is currently renting a room in the home. The arrest stemmed from an ongoing investigation that started some months back in the summer of 2017. [...]
Shoplifting- On Thursday, January 25, 2018, at 1:41 p.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to the Walmart, 580 Route 9, Lanoka Harbor, for a shoplifter. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of Jodi Sofia, 27, of James Hollow Dr, Barnegat, for stealing approximately $24.00 worth of merchandise. Jodi Sofia was transported to police headquarters, processed, and released after being charged on a criminal summons with shoplifting. Drug Arrest – On Wednesday, January 24, [...]
Shotgun Accident – On Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at 4:56 p.m., Officers Michael Eden and Noah Schaffer responded to Ground Swipers Rod and Gun Club, located at 1910 W. Lacey Road in Forked River, for a report of an injury sustained by a firearm. Upon arrival, Officers learned that the victim, 67-year-old Robert C. Bishop of Pennington, NJ, was discharging his shotgun on the member firing range when it malfunctioned. As a result of the malfunction, [...]