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Beware of Scams

              The Lacey Township Police Department takes numerous reports of our residents being scammed.  Most of these scams are conducted from outside of the United States giving our agency little to no chance of identifying and arresting these individuals.  Below are several scams that our residents should be aware of.  Victims are contacted by a person portraying a representative of McAfee or a similar computer anti-virus company. During the [...]

By | 2020-03-12T13:40:03-04:00 March 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – February 20th through February 27th, 2020

      Burglary- On Thursday, February 20, 2020, at 3:40 p.m., Officer Scott Anderson took a burglary report from a Forked River resident.  The victim reported that his work van was entered by an unknown suspect during the overnight hours while it was parked on Yorktown Drive.  The actor stole tools valued at $630. DWI- On Friday, February 21, 2020, at 11:08 p.m., Officers Anthony Ravallo and Michael Hein were dispatched to the intersection [...]

By | 2020-02-27T10:44:27-05:00 February 27th, 2020|Uncategorized, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – February 13th through February 20th, 2020

      Arrest- On Thursday, February 13, 2020, at 1:00 p.m., Officers Michael Verwey and Dan Ricciardella were dispatched to the Walmart parking lot in reference to a dispute.  Once there, officers discovered that two adult females had been involved in an argument when one of the women purposely pushed her shopping cart into the other woman’s vehicle.  Evelyn Vogel, 25, of Beachwood, was placed under arrest for Criminal Mischief valued in excess of [...]

By | 2020-02-20T15:28:48-05:00 February 20th, 2020|Uncategorized, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Lacey Police asks for the public’s assistance

The Lacey Township Police Department is seeking help from the public.  The unidentified, adult male pictured below is suspected in the daytime theft of a motor vehicle.  The vehicle, a white Ford van, was stolen from the rear of Medicine to Go, 524 Lacey Road, on Monday, February 3, 2020.  The van exited the parking lot and traveled west on Lacey Road shortly before 11:30 a.m.  Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to [...]

By | 2020-02-05T13:12:22-05:00 February 5th, 2020|All Announcements, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 9th through January 16th, 2020

      Arrest- On Thursday, January 9, 2020, at 10:20 a.m., Officer Michael Baldasari conducted a motor vehicle stop on Clairmore Avenue.  During the stop, Officer Baldasari discovered an outstanding warrant for the driver, Alexandra Vandorn, 33.  Vandorn was placed under arrest and transported to headquarters.  Vandorn was released on her own recognizance after satisfying the Jackson Township $750 bail.  Vandorn was issued summonses for Speeding and Driving While Suspended. Arrest- On Thursday, January [...]

By | 2020-01-16T09:59:42-05:00 January 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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