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Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – May 24th through May 30th, 2019

      Warrant Arrest- At 1:34 am, Friday, May 24, 2019, Officer Sarno conducted the check of a suspicious vehicle in a commercial parking lot.  The vehicle was occupied by John Mrvica, 44, of Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania.  Mrvica was placed under arrest after two outstanding warrants were discovered. One warrant originated from Hackensack Municipal Court and the other from Stroudsburg Sheriff’s Department, Pennsylvania for failure to appear for a shoplifting charge. John Mrvica was transported [...]

By | 2019-05-30T12:40:51-04:00 May 30th, 2019|Uncategorized, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Bank Robbery- Wednesday, May 29, 2019

NEWS RELEASE • Bank Robbery, Kearny Federal Savings, Lacey Twp., NJ: On Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at approximately 14:33, Lacey Township Police Officers responded to the Kearny Federal Savings, located at 630 Route 9 North, Lanoka Harbor, NJ (Lacey Township) for a reported robbery.  Investigation revealed that a male, described by the bank tellers as being   5’8”, with a thin build, wearing dark-colored clothing and a bandana covering his face, entered the bank and approached [...]

By | 2019-05-29T16:46:14-04:00 May 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Seat Belt Enforcement and Education Campaign, Click it or Ticket, May 20th to June 2, 2019

            Seat Belt Enforcement and Education Campaign Currently Being Conducted in Lacey Township as Part of the Nationwide Click It or Ticket Mobilization (May 20 – June 2, 2019) Lacey Township Police Officers have joined with law enforcement officers from around the country in cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click it or Ticket” campaign. Beginning today Monday, May 20th, 2019 and continuing through [...]

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – April 19th through April 25th, 2019

      CDS/Warrant Arrest – On Thursday, April 18, 2019, Officer Anthony Sarno responded to a call for a suspicious female in the back seat of a vehicle at Serpentine Drive, Forked River residence.  The female, Lauren Hartman, appeared to be under the influence of a chemical inhalant and was placed under arrest.  Hartman was also found to have a no-bail criminal warrant issued by Middlesex County Superior Court. She was lodged in the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – October 12th, 2018 through October 18th, 2018

      Car Burglary – On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at 6:19 a.m., Officer Noah Schaffer responded to the 700 block of Amherst Road in Lanoka Harbor for a vehicle burglary.   The victim’s vehicle was locked and parked in her driveway. Sometime between 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday and 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, an unknown person(s) smashed the passenger side widow and stole items from within. The cost to repair the window is estimated at [...]

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – September 24, 2018 through October 4th, 2018

•Theft – On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at 10:40 a.m., Officer Michael Hutman responded to police headquarters to take a report of theft of a stolen bicycle. The victim reported that at an unknown date and time, a black beach cruiser with gray pin striping was stolen from the backyard shed of her Jones Road residence in Forked River. The bicycle was last seen on September 9, 2018. The value of the beach cruiser is [...]

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

      Criminal Mischief Auto – On Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at 3:34 p.m., Officer John McKee responded to the 400 block of Lacey Road in Forked River for a report of criminal mischief to a vehicle. The victim reported that sometime between 6:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, an unknown person(s) smashed the driver side window and top window. The vehicle was parked on the east side of the [...]

By | 2018-09-21T07:08:20-04:00 September 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – County-Wide “Move Over Law” Initiative – This Weekend

*** County-Wide "Move Over Law" Education Initiative This Weekend ***   The  Lacey Township Police Department will be participating in a county-wide education initiative specific to the Move Over Law this coming Labor Day weekend. In the light of a recent event in Manchester Township, NJ, where four (4) Police Officers on a roadside motor vehicle stop/search were injured after the vehicle they had stopped was struck by another motorist, Ocean County Law Enforcement Agencies will be [...]

By | 2018-08-28T11:52:18-04:00 August 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments