Weekly Police Blotter

**Fire–Lacey Township Middle School–April 24, 2018**

Fire – On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at 6:39 a.m., the Lacey Township Police Department received a report of a fire alarm activation at the Lacey Township Middle School, 660 Denton Avenue in Forked River, NJ. Upon arrival, a small fire was located in a second floor (science classroom) which activated the fire sprinkler system in that classroom. It appeared that the fire may have started in a terrarium within the classroom. The Forked River [...]

By | 2018-04-24T16:30:20+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – April 13 through April 19, 2018

Warrant Arrest – On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at 6:14 p.m., Officer Elton Copes conducted an investigation involving a hit and run motor vehicle accident that occurred in the parking lot of the Lacey Mall, located at 348 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor. The investigation led to the arrest of 50-year-old Kevin R. Tice of Enterprise Drive in Forked River, on an outstanding Newark Municipal Court warrant in the bail amount of $100. He [...]

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – April 6, 2018 through April 12, 2018

      Theft – On Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at 12:24 p.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to the 700 block of Maple Road in Lanoka Harbor for a report of theft. The victim reported that he arrived home on April 8th, at 2:30 a.m. and left his skateboard on his front porch. Upon waking up the next morning, he noticed the skateboard was missing. The long board is described as a Sector 9 “fish-tail [...]

By | 2018-04-13T16:13:54+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – March 30, 2018 through April 5, 2018

      Criminal Mischief/Graffiti — On Thursday, April 5, 2018, at 09:45 a.m., Officer Michael Hein was patrolling in the area of Lancaster Court/Sheffield Drive when he observed criminal mischief to the stop sign near Lancaster Court. The damage was estimated at $50. A work order was prepared and sent to Public Works to repair the sign. Warrant Arrest — On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at 10:00 p.m., Officer Martin Julian conducted a motor [...]

By | 2018-04-06T16:03:00+00:00 April 6th, 2018|All Announcements, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Armed Robbery Arrest – Lacey Township Police Department – Subject Charged for November Burger King Robbery – April 4, 2018

  At approximately 12:30am, November 26, 2017, the night shift manager of Burger King located in the Lacey Mall contacted police reporting a robbery. The manager explained to the police that he was locking the building for the night when he was approached by a male subject with his face covered.  The unknown male demanded the deposits although the manager denied possessing any cash.  The suspect then brandished what appeared to be a black, semi-automatic handgun and threatened [...]

By | 2018-04-05T18:06:21+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Department News, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – March 23, 2018 through March 29, 2018

      Theft – On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at 11:01 a.m., Officer Dan Ricciardella responded to Burger King, 346 Route 9 North, Lanoka Harbor, for a report of theft of currency. The manager reported approximately $400 in cash was taken from the restaurant’s safe. This incident remains under investigation. Illegal Dumping – On Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at 1:25p.m., Officer John McKee responded to the area known as the Trestle, off of Cedar [...]

By | 2018-03-30T19:42:48+00:00 March 30th, 2018|All Announcements, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – March 16, 2018 through March 22, 2018

        Storm Response-The Lacey Township Police Department responded to approximately 135 calls for service throughout Forked River, Lanoka Harbor, and Bamber Lakes for downed wires and fallen trees as a result of the snow storm from Wednesday night, March 21,2018 into Thursday afternoon, March 22, 2018. Motor Vehicle Accident - On Thursday, March 22, at 11:58 a.m., Officers Scott Anderson and Adam Ewart were dispatched to the 7-Eleven on Route 9 North [...]

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – March 9th, 2018 through March 16th, 2018

    CDS Arrest – On Monday, March 12, 2018, at 10:01 p.m., Officer Christopher Meyler was traveling north on Route 9 when he observed the vehicle in front of him travel over the fog line of the roadway three different times. Officer Meyler conducted a motor vehicle stop of the vehicle on Route 9 North near Haines Street in Lanoka Harbor. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 19-year-old John K. Kalamaras, [...]

By | 2018-03-16T20:36:58+00:00 March 16th, 2018|All Announcements, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – March 2, 2018 through March 8, 2018

Warrant Arrest- On Tuesday, March 03, 2018, at 8:22 PM, Officer Michael Baldasari conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 9 and Murray Grove Lane, Lanoka Harbor, for a traffic offense. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 45 year old Mark Rocchetti, of Mill Creek Rd, Bayville, NJ, who was found to have an active traffic warrant out of New Gretna in the amount of $1,000.00. Mark Rocchetti was issued [...]

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – February 23, 2018 through March 1, 2018

      Shoplifting and CDS Arrest – On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at 7:08 p.m., Officers Patrick Watkins and Jesse Dalziel responded to Prime Time Smoke Shop, 118 Route 9 South, Forked River for a report of a female shoplifter. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 28-year-old Jeni L. McDaniel of Route 9 South, Forked River, for attempting to steal merchandise valued at $10. She was arrested and transported to Lacey [...]