Weekly Police Blotter

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – February 7th through February 13th, 2020

      Arrest- On Thursday, February 6, 2020, at 8:56 a.m., Officers Dan Ricciardella and Michael Verwey arrested John Panagakos, 37, at his Forked River home.  Panagakos was wanted in connection with an outstanding Lacey Municipal Court warrant.  He was lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility in accordance with bail reform. Fraud- On Thursday, February 6, 2020, at 5:07 p.m., Officer Anthony Sarno met with a Forked River resident reporting fraud.  The resident [...]

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – January 31st through February 6th, 2020

      Arrest- On Thursday, January 30, 2020, at 8:17 p.m., Officer Michael Hein was dispatched to the Lacey Mall parking lot in reference to several suspicious males.  During his response, Officer Hein identified one of the actors as Charles Maulbeck.  Dispatch advised that Maulbeck was wanted for outstanding warrants issued by two jurisdictions.  Maulbeck was arrested and transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility in lieu of $2,882 cash bail. Arrest- On Friday, [...]

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Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – January 24th through January 30th, 2020

      Arrest- On Friday, January 24, 2020, at 10:13 p.m., Officers Bruce Carver and Brian Holt arrested John Panagakos, 37, for an outstanding warrant.  The warrant was issued by the Little Egg Harbor Municipal Court after he failed to appear for a Driving While Suspended summons.  Panagakos was released after the $750 bail was satisfied. Fraud- On Sunday, January 26, 2020, at 11:07 a.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel met with a Township resident who [...]

By | 2020-01-30T14:12:51-05:00 January 30th, 2020|All Announcements, Uncategorized, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – January 17th through January 23rd, 2020

      Theft- On Saturday, January 18, 2020, at 2:24 p.m., Officer Michael Hutman responded to Kohls in reference to the theft of cash.  The caller reported exiting the store and accidently leaving her wallet in her shopping cart.  Once realizing the misplacement of the wallet she returned to customer service where someone had located and returned the wallet.  The caller reported that the wallet contained approximately $600 cash which was missing when the [...]

News Release: Lacey Township Police Department-Friday, January 17, 2020

On December 15, 2019, at 1741 hours, the Lacey Township Police Department responded to the area of Lacey Road and Holmes Avenue for a vehicle that struck a pedestrian. The ensuing investigation revealed Mariam Manukyan, 67, Forked River, was attempting to cross Lacey Road from south to north when she was struck in the eastbound lane by a 2011 Jeep Patriot operated by David Winkle, 40, Forked River. M. Manukyan was flown to Jersey Shore [...]

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – January 3rd through January 9th, 2020

        Overdose- During a 20-hour period beginning Thursday, January 2, 2020, at 8:00 p.m., Lacey officers responded to three separate first aid calls that appear to be drug-related.  During each call, the victims survived after officers or first aid members administered Narcan.  Each incident appears to have been caused by heroin use. Arrest- On Thursday, January 2, 2020, at 8:40 p.m., Officer Anthony Sarno took custody of Monica Merry, 30, from Beachwood [...]

By | 2020-01-09T08:49:54-05:00 January 9th, 2020|Uncategorized, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – December 27th 2019 through January 2, 2020

      DWI- On Thursday, December 26, 2019, at 2:43 p.m., Officer Anthony Ravallo conducted a motor vehicle stop in the Lacey Mall parking lot.  During the stop, Officer Ravallo determined that the driver, William Culver, 63, was under the influence.  Culver was charged with DWI, Reckless Driving, and Failure to Wear a Seatbelt. Stolen Vehicle- On Thursday, December 26, 2019, at 9:15 p.m., Officers Elton Copes and Brian Holt responded to a Bamber [...]

By | 2020-01-02T10:42:00-05:00 January 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – December 20th through December 26th, 2019

      Fraud- On Thursday, December 19, 2019, at 7:35 p.m., Officer Bruce Carver met with a Forked River resident who reported fraudulent activity.  The victim stated that she received an email from her credit card company reporting recent purchases.  An unknown actor reportedly placed several orders at Target through the Internet using her credit card information.  Afterward, the suspect arrived at the Manahawkin Target picking up the purchases valued at $569. Arrest- On [...]

By | 2019-12-26T11:21:08-05:00 December 26th, 2019|Uncategorized, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – December 13th through December 19th, 2019

      Arrest- On Friday, December 13, 2019, at 1:06 a.m., Officers Jesse Dalziel and Dallas Gant observed a vehicle parked near the bay at the end of Laurel Boulevard.  While investigating, it was discovered that the driver, David Thompson, 22, was in possession of marijuana.  Thompson was ultimately arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  He was released on his own recognizance. Fraud- On Friday, December 13, 2019, [...]

By | 2019-12-19T16:17:26-05:00 December 19th, 2019|Uncategorized, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

News Release-Lacey Township Police Department-December 16, 2019

On Monday, December 16, 2019 at 8:02 p.m., the Lacey Township Police Department responded to the Walmart, 580 Route 9 N, Lanoka Harbor, to investigate a suspicious incident involving an unspecified bomb threat.  As a precaution, the manager of the store made the determination to evacuate the building while the incident remained under investigation.  At approximately 11:23 p.m., the store was re-opened to the public after it was determined to be safe.  The Lacey Township [...]

By | 2019-12-17T00:00:16-05:00 December 17th, 2019|Department News, Uncategorized, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments