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Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – August 27th through September 3rd, 2020

      Arrest- On Friday, August 28, 2020, at 5:28 p.m., dispatch received a 911 call from an Independence Drive resident.  The caller reported that an unknown suspect entered their home making threats.  The residents were able to push the suspect out of the home and detain him in the street with a neighbor.  Wayne Murray was ultimately placed under arrest and charged with Burglary, Terroristic Threats, Simple Assault, and Obstructing Justice.  He was [...]

By | 2020-09-03T09:46:14-04:00 September 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – August 13th through August 27th, 2020

      Burglary- On Thursday, August 13, 2020, at 9:32 a.m., Officer Kymberly Gudgeon responded to a Beach Boulevard home in reference to a theft.  The 95 year-old victim reported that while she slept during the overnight hours someone stole items from her purse and jewelry box.  Detective Dalziel and the Ocean County Crime Scene Unit processed the home discovering evidence of a burglary.  During the six-day investigation, detectives recovered a portion of the [...]

By | 2020-08-27T10:25:04-04:00 August 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – August 6th through August 13, 2020

      Fraud- On Thursday, August 6, 2020, at 2:29 p.m., Officer Andrew Slota was dispatched to a Beach Boulevard residence in reference to an attempted burglary.  The homeowner reported that an unknown subject attempted to gain access into the home by prying the rear storm door.  The damage is estimated at $150. Theft- On Thursday, August 6, 2020, at 8:40 p.m., employees of Lacey Shell contacted police reporting a theft.  Officer Elton Copes [...]

By | 2020-08-13T14:12:06-04:00 August 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – July 30th through August 6th, 2020

      DWI- On Thursday, July 30, 2020, at 11:33 a.m., Officer Jason Lee stopped a motor vehicle on Route 9 for no license plates.  During the stop the driver of the vehicle, James Moriarty, 61, was placed under arrest for being impaired.  Moriarty was issued summonses for DWI, Refusal to Submit to Breath Testing, Reckless Driving, Unregistered Vehicle, and Open Container in a Motor Vehicle.  The driver was released pending a Court appearance. [...]

By | 2020-08-10T11:03:39-04:00 August 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – July 23rd through July 30th, 2020

      DWI– On Thursday, July 23, 2020, at 10:09 a.m., Officers Michael Verwey and Jeff Slota responded to Manhattan Bagel for a report of an unresponsive male subject in a vehicle.  Upon arrival, they discovered 54-year-old David Cerreta of Forked River.  During his arrest for DWI, Cerreta was found in possession of heroin.  Cerreta was charged with DWI, Reckless Driving, and Controlled Dangerous Substance in a Motor Vehicle.  He was also charged criminally [...]

By | 2020-07-30T08:49:58-04:00 July 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – July 16th through July 23rd, 2020

      Fraud- On Friday, July 17, 2020, at 11:10 a.m., Officer Kymberly Gudgeon met with a Forked River resident in reference to fraudulent activity.  The victim stated that she was contacted by a debt collection agency in reference to an AT&T account that was in arrears for $729.  Knowing that she did not have an AT&T account, she checked her credit and located several other additional accounts that she was unaware of.  Each [...]

By | 2020-07-23T14:47:29-04:00 July 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – July 9th through July 16th, 2020

      MVA- On Thursday, July 9, 2020, at 4:08 p.m., officers were dispatched to Route 9 near the Ocean Township border.  Officers discovered that a vehicle had left the travel portion of the roadway and struck a utility pole.  The driver, a 34 year-old Barnegat man, suffered minor injuries.  The utility pole was replaced by JCP&L. Fraud- On Thursday, July 9, 2020, at 9:22 p.m., Officer Randolph Plis met with a Lanoka Harbor [...]

By | 2020-07-16T11:43:07-04:00 July 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Suspicious Incident and Arrest- July 15, 2020

Arrest- On Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at 8:41 a.m., Lacey Police dispatched officers to a Beverly Road home in reference to a suspicious male.  The callers stated that the unknown subject entered their home through the front door without knocking prompting them to call police.  Upon the arrival of officers, 29 year-old Robert Hyres, of Waretown was leaving in his vehicle. Officers spoke with Hyres who reported that he entered the home because his father [...]

By | 2020-07-15T14:49:45-04:00 July 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – July 2nd through July 9th, 2020

      Criminal Mischief- On Thursday, July 2, 2020, at 9:20 p.m., Officer Bruce Carver was closing Hebrew Park when he observed damage to the women’s bathroom.  The estimated cost of the damage is under $500.00. DWI- On Saturday, July 4, 2020, at 12:39 a.m., Officers Scott Keefe and Anthony Ravallo responded to the area of Deerhead Lake Drive and Baldwin Street for a report of a vehicle striking a utility pole.  Officer Ravallo [...]

By | 2020-07-09T12:01:43-04:00 July 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments