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Lacey Township Police Department News—Juvenile Police Academy will be starting Monday, July 15th, 2019 and ending Thursday, July 18th, 2019

          The Lacey Twp. Police Department will be holding a Junior Police Academy for Lacey Township students who have successfully completed the seventh grade and will be entering eighth grade.  The program is designed to provide recruits with an exciting and challenging experience for those students interested in a career in law enforcement. The four-day course will allow the recruit to observe a mock crime and use each phase of the [...]

By | 2019-04-18T09:04:23-04:00 April 18th, 2019|All Announcements, Department News, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Narcotics Distribution Arrests – April 12, 2019

  The Lacey Township Police Department Detective Bureau, in cooperation with the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Strike Force, conducted a several month-long investigation into the distribution and possession of narcotics within Lacey Township. On Friday, April 12, 2019, detectives from the Lacey Township Police Department and Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Strike Force, assisted by the Ocean County Regional SWAT Team, and Stafford Township Police Department K-9 Unit, executed a search warrant at an [...]

By | 2019-04-12T17:36:36-04:00 April 12th, 2019|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – April 5th through April 11th, 2019

      Criminal Mischief/Graffiti — On Monday, April 8, 2019, Officer Alan Abrecht responded to 514 Route 9, Lanoka Harbor for criminal mischief. An unknown person(s) entered the Lidl Grocery Store construction site and spray painted various areas of the building, to include a swastika painted on the rear exterior of the building. The damage occurred during the overnight hours from April 5th to 6th. The damage is estimated at $1000. Theft from a [...]

Lacey Township Police Department – Distracted Driving Enforcement and Education Campaign – UDrive, UText, UPay – Begins April 1st, 2019

Distracted Driving Enforcement and Education Campaign, UDrive UText UPay - April 1 - April 21, 2019 (Lacey Township) -- Law enforcement officers from the Lacey Township Police Department will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s UDrive UText UPay enforcement campaign. Beginning April 1st, 2019 and continuing through April 21st, 2019, the high visibility law enforcement initiative will target motorists who engage in dangerous distracted driving behaviors such as talking [...]

By | 2019-03-21T12:36:32-04:00 March 21st, 2019|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Extra DUI Enforcement for Saint Patrick’s Day Weekend

Extra DUI Enforcement for Saint Patrick's Day Weekend 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. This weekend the Lacey Township Police Department will be conducting additional DUI patrols for Saint Patrick's Day. Stealth-type marked vehicles [...]

By | 2019-03-14T13:38:38-04:00 March 14th, 2019|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – January 25 through January 31, 2019

  Warrant Arrest – On Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at 12:17 a.m., Officers Anthony Sarno and Scott Keefe located a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of the Wawa, located on Laurel Avenue and Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the passenger, 34-year-old Lauren Keller of Seaside Park, NJ, on two outstanding Paterson Municipal Court warrants with bail totaling $1000, along with a Hunterdon County No [...]

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Project Medicine Drop Box at Urgent Care Now – This Saturday, February 2, 2019

  On Saturday, February 2, 2019, the Lacey Township Police Department will be bringing our portable Project Medicine (Prescription Drug) Drop-box to Urgent Care Now, located at 539 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor. The medicine drop box provides our residents with a method to properly dispose of unwanted medication in a safe and legal manner. Please note that no syringes or liquids may be dropped in the box. A Special Police Officer will be on site with the Project [...]

By | 2019-01-31T13:01:22-04:00 January 31st, 2019|All Announcements, Department News, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – January 18 through January 24, 2019

  Warrant Arrest – On Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at 8:38 p.m., Officer Scott Keefe conducted a motor vehicle stop on Lacey Road in the Ocean First Bank parking lot. An investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 44-year-old David Sikora, of Beach Boulevard in Forked River, on an outstanding Beachwood Municipal Court warrant in the bail amount of $200. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. David Sikora was [...]

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Public Notice – Motor Vehicle Burglaries – January 21, 2019

*** Public Notice - Motor Vehicle Burglaries *** The Lacey Township Police Department is requesting our community's assistance to help solve several motor vehicle burglaries. This past weekend  (primarily the early morning hours of January 19, 2019, between midnight and 6:00 a.m.) the Lacey Township Police Department responded to several motor vehicle burglaries in the area of Lake Barnegat Drive North, Emerald Court, and Hilltop Drive,  all in the Lanoka Harbor section of the Township.  All of the vehicles that were entered [...]

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – January 11 through January 17, 2019

  Motor Vehicle Crash (Vehicle vs. Pole) – On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at 8:45 p.m., Sergeant George Resetar, along with Officers Martin Julian and Jason Lee, responded to Laurel Boulevard and Route 9 in Lanoka Harbor for a report of a vehicle that struck a utility pole.  The top of the utility pole was engulfed in flames, causing a power outage in the area.   Upon arrival, both the driver and the passenger had exited [...]