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Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Fire at Island Beach Distillery in Lacey Business Park – December 23, 2017

On Saturday, December 23, 2017, at 2:07 p.m., Lacey Township Police Officers were dispatched to Island Beach Distillery, located at 713 Old Shore Road in Forked River (Lacey Business Park) for a report of a fire with entrapment.  Upon arrival, officers learned that a distillery within had exploded causing injury to the owner.  The 38-year-old male from Forked River was conscious and alert, however sustained multiple burns to the lower half of his body. He was subsequently transported by [...]

By | 2017-12-23T21:36:11+00:00 December 23rd, 2017|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Daytime Burglary Arrest – December 22, 2017

  On Friday, December 22, 2017, at approximately 9:00 a.m., a resident of Roanoke Drive in Forked River, witnessed a suspected burglary to a home across the lagoon from hers. The caller witnessed a male subject break the glass of a sliding door and enter the Ranger Drive residence.  The caller also alerted her son, who was able to provide dispatch with a description of the suspect’s vehicle. Officers responded and searched the area but were [...]

By | 2017-12-23T17:25:01+00:00 December 23rd, 2017|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Township News – Lacey Township Police Department – YPR Hosts Free Narcan Training – Monday, January 22, 2018

*** Free Narcan Training *** On Monday, January 22, 2018, from 6pm to 8pm, Narcan (Naloxone) training will be offered for free at the Forever Young Nursery School, located at 1030 Lacey Road in Forked River.  The event is being hosted by YPR of Ocean County (Young People in Recovery) and the training will be provided by Urban Treatment Associates, 808 Market Street in Camden, NJ 08102. Pre-Registration is Required. To register for the event please [...]

By | 2017-12-18T14:26:09+00:00 December 18th, 2017|All Announcements, Department News, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – December 8th, 2017 through December 15th, 2017

Shoplifting – On Friday, December 15, 2017, at 6:29 p.m., Officers Elton Copes and Patrick Watkins responded to the Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a report of an adult female shoplifter. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 50-year-old Lisa A. Fultz of Bee Way in Forked River, for shoplifting merchandise valued at $377.10. She was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. Lisa A. Fultz was released [...]

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over 2017 Year End Holiday Crackdown

  *** Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over 2017 Year End Holiday Crackdown, December 8th, 2017 through January 1st, 2018 *** DUI Enforcement and Prevention remains a top priority for the Lacey Township Police Department. The danger presented to the public by motorists who choose to get behind the wheel of a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs is too often realized through a tragic motor vehicle collision. Throughout this period (December 8, 2017 to [...]

By | 2017-12-15T16:19:45+00:00 December 15th, 2017|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Officer Michael Verwey Nominated for DUI Award – December 14, 2017

The above picture depicts Officer Michael Verwey (right) after receiving his 2017 Nomination/Recognition, for being a top finalist in the 2017 Kimberly Smith Ames DWI Award. The award was presented by the Ocean County Police Traffic Safety Officers Association and the Smith family. Today, Officer Michael Verwey was honored for his efforts to get drunk drivers off the roads. He was recognized for being among the finalists for the 2017 Kimberly Smith Ames DWI Prevention Award, [...]

By | 2017-12-15T01:46:50+00:00 December 15th, 2017|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News – The Ocean County Chiefs of Police Cancel Their Physical Fitness Exam Scheduled For This Weekend Due to Weather – December 8, 2017

Due to the anticipated bad weather, the Ocean County Chiefs of Police have cancelled their Physical Fitness Exam that was scheduled for this weekend (December 9th and 10th, 2017) at the Ocean County Police Academy in Lakewood, NJ. The Physical Fitness Exam will be rescheduled for a later date. Thank you, -Chief Michael C. DiBella

By | 2017-12-08T18:59:44+00:00 December 8th, 2017|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Weather Alert – Lacey Township Police Department – Winter Storm Watch/Warning – Tonight, December 8th through Tomorrow Night, December 9, 2017

*** The National Weather Service Has Issued The Below Winter Storm Watch/Warning  *** "The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch/warning. The watch will remain in effect from late tonight (Friday, December 8, 2017) through late Saturday night (December 9, 2017).  Heavy Snow is possible, plan on difficult travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are possible in portions of southern New Jersey. The heaviest snow accumulations will occur between 6:00 a.m. [...]

By | 2017-12-08T17:58:40+00:00 December 8th, 2017|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Township News – Lacey Township Police Department (Traffic Alert Notice) – Christmas Parade – Sunday December 3rd, 2017 at 3pm

Christmas Parade  - On Sunday, December 3, 2017, at approximately 2:45 p.m., a section of Lacey Road will be closed to traffic.  The Christmas Parade will begin at 3:00 p.m. from just west of the Forked River Elementary School, 110 Lacey Road, and continue west to the Lacey Township Municipal Building, 818 W. Lacey Road. This section of Lacey Road will be closed during the parade and vehicular traffic will need to use alternate routes. The western portion of [...]

By | 2017-12-01T16:26:07+00:00 December 1st, 2017|All Announcements, Department News, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Township News – Lacey Township Police Department and Local Emergency Services – No-Shave November After-Photo

The above picture depicts the "No-Shave November" after-photo taken on the evening of November 30, 2017. The picture depicts representatives from the Lacey Township Police Department, along with members from each Emergency Services Organization. In addition, the photo includes Deputy Mayor Nick Juliano.    Members of the Lacey Township Police Department and local Emergency Services Volunteers broke protocol in November for a good cause. Lacey Township Police Officers, along with members from the Forked River, Lanoka Harbor, and Bamber Lakes Fire [...]

By | 2017-12-01T14:52:57+00:00 December 1st, 2017|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments