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Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Investigation Leads to Heroin and Cocaine Arrests – December 21, 2018

*** Investigation Leads to Heroin and Cocaine Arrests ***   The Lacey Township Police Department's Narcotics Enforcement Unit conducted a several month investigation into the distribution and possession of narcotics within Lacey Township. On December 8, 2018, Lacey Police Detectives, assisted by Detectives from the Berkeley Township and Ocean Gate Police Departments, conducted a motor vehicle stop in Lacey Township on a 2003 Ford Explorer. The Ford Explorer was occupied by the driver, 49-year-old Veronica Gasmen, and the [...]

By | 2018-12-21T16:56:41+00:00 December 21st, 2018|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Animal Incident Remains Under Investigation – December 21, 2018

  On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, the Lacey Township Police Department provided a news release regarding an online video recording containing the death of a Raccoon in Lacey Township. Since then we have received several inquires as to the status of the investigation. I would like to inform everyone that the investigation is still ongoing. The Lacey Township Police Department, in conjunction with the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office and the New Jersey Division of Fish and [...]

By | 2018-12-21T13:58:10+00:00 December 21st, 2018|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – December 14th through December 20th, 2018

      Assist Other Agency – On Wednesday, December 19, 2018, at 10:45 a.m., Lacey Township Police Officers responded to the Garden State Parkway northbound for a motor vehicle accident. A pickup truck trailering a mini-excavator struck the overpass causing the excavator to be ejected from the trailer. A second vehicle was struck and the pickup truck crashed. The Garden State Parkway was closed for several hours. The westbound lane of Lacey Road over [...]

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – December 7th through December 13th, 2018

      CDS Arrest- On Thursday, December 13, 2018, at 12:33 a.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 9 near Taylor Lane. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 38-year old Bernard Homefield 3rd of Wild Oaks Court, Little Egg Harbor for possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was transported to police headquarters, processed, and released on a criminal summons charging him with possession of [...]

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Animal Incident Investigation – December 11, 2018

  On Friday, December 7, 2018, at approximately 3:00 p.m., the Lacey Township Police Department was advised of an online video recording containing the death of a Raccoon in Lacey Township. The Lacey Township Police Department, in conjunction with the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office and the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife are currently conducting an investigation into the matter. An updated news release will be forthcoming upon conclusion of the investigation. If anyone has any information in regard to [...]

By | 2018-12-11T09:47:16+00:00 December 11th, 2018|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – November 30, 2018 through December 6, 2018

      Theft – On Tuesday, December 4, 2018, Officer Andrew Slota responded to police headquarters to take a report of theft. The victim reported that she went shopping at Walmart on December 3rd and went to the self-service register. She purchased her items using a Wells Fargo debit card. The victim left the store realizing she did not have her debit card and then went back into the store. Loss Prevention played the [...]

Township News – Lacey Township Police Department – No-Shave November After Photo and Results

The above picture depicts the "No-Shave November" after-photo taken on the evening of Friday, November 30, 2018.  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 Lanoka Harbor Fire Department, Bamber Lakes Fire Department, Lanoka Harbor EMS Squad and the Lacey Township Dive Team, participated in “No Shave November” to raise awareness and funding for cancer charities.  The initiative started, November [...]

By | 2018-12-04T18:04:04+00:00 December 4th, 2018|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Township News – Lacey Township Police Department – Oyster Creek Emergency Alert Siren Test – Today, December 4, 2018 – 12pm

*** Oyster Creek Emergency Alert Siren Test Scheduled for Today, December 4th, 2018 at 12pm *** Please be advised that the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station will be testing their emergency alert sirens, today, December 4, 2018, at 12 pm.  The emergency sirens will sound simultaneously for three (3) minutes during the test. The emergency sirens are positioned within a 10-mile radius of the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station. Residents should be aware that the intent of the emergency alert [...]

By | 2018-12-04T09:23:43+00:00 December 4th, 2018|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Township News – Lacey Township Police Department – Lacey Police and Local Emergency Services Participating in No-Shave November

The above photo depicts (in no particular order) members of the Lacey Township Police Department and our local emergency services during the 2018 No-Shave November "Before Photo." Mayor Nicholas Juliano was also present. Members of the Lacey Township Police Department and local Emergency Services Volunteers began breaking protocol for a good cause. Lacey Township Police Officers, along with members from the Lanoka Harbor Fire Department, Bamber Lakes Fire Department, Lanoka Harbor EMS and the Lacey Township [...]

By | 2018-11-26T10:23:41+00:00 November 26th, 2018|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – November 9th, 2018 through November 15th, 2018

      Theft – On Thursday, November 15, 2018, at 8:59 a.m., Officer Michael Verwey responded to the 400 Block of Stony Point Drive, Forked River for a report of a theft. The victim indicated that missing from the residence was a Vizio laptop valued at $1500 and a check for $20,000.00. The incident remains under investigation. Fraud/Identity Theft – On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at 1:48 p.m., Officer John McKee responded to 200 [...]