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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

News Release-Lacey Township Police Department-December 16, 2019

On Monday, December 16, 2019 at 8:02 p.m., the Lacey Township Police Department responded to the Walmart, 580 Route 9 N, Lanoka Harbor, to investigate a suspicious incident involving an unspecified bomb threat.  As a precaution, the manager of the store made the determination to evacuate the building while the incident remained under investigation.  At approximately 11:23 p.m., the store was re-opened to the public after it was determined to be safe.  The Lacey Township [...]

By | 2019-12-17T00:00:16-05:00 December 17th, 2019|Department News, Uncategorized, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – December 6th through December 12th, 2019

      DWI- On Friday, December 6, 2019, at 3:10 p.m., dispatch received a phone call concerning an intoxicated driver.  Officers Michael Hutman and Anthony Ravallo were able to locate the vehicle on Adolphus Street.  The driver, Randy Miles, 52, was ultimately arrested and transported to headquarters.  Prior to being released, Myles was charged with DWI and Reckless Driving. Burglary- On Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 9:50 p.m., Officer Randolph Plis was dispatched to [...]

By | 2019-12-12T13:50:52-05:00 December 12th, 2019|Uncategorized, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Motor Vehicle Accident- December 9, 2019

On Monday, December 9, 2019, at 7:11 a.m., officers from the Lacey Township Police Department responded to the front driveway of the Lacey Township High School, 73 Haines Street, for a report of a motor vehicle crash. The crash involved a Lacey school bus and a white 2000 Oldsmobile Bravada.  The bus contained 15 students, all juveniles, at the time of the crash.  Five students reported minor injuries, three of which were transported to local [...]

By | 2019-12-09T12:22:18-05:00 December 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – November 8th through November 14th, 2019

      Fraud- On Friday, November 7, 2019, at 8:00 p.m., a Township resident reported that he received an email from the US Tech Support Plan in reference to his vehicle warranty.  When the victim contacted the number the male subject asked for bank account information. The subject further directed the victim to purchase gift cards and provide the bar code information.  Residents should be aware that this type of solicitation is normally fraudulent [...]

By | 2019-11-14T14:52:05-05:00 November 14th, 2019|Uncategorized, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – October 31st through November 7th, 2019

      Fraud Arrest- On Thursday, October 31, 2019, at 9:10 a.m., Officers Michael Verwey, Dallas Gant, and Bruce Carver met with a Lanoka Harbor resident reporting fraudulent activity.  The victim reported that a delivery truck was at her home with appliances that she did not order.  As the investigation continued, the delivery driver received a call from a male suspect changing the delivery location.  With assistance from the delivery driver, officers were able [...]

By | 2019-11-07T16:47:07-05:00 November 7th, 2019|Uncategorized, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – September 27th through October 3rd, 2019

      Fire- On Friday, September 27, 2019 at 6:39 a.m., a third party caller contacted our agency to report smoke billowing from the attic of 658 Deerhead Lake Drive, Forked River.  Officers John Simonson and Darrell Nick responded.  The residence was unoccupied at the time and under construction.  The Ocean County Fire Marshal deemed the fire accidental.  The fire was extinguished by the Forked River and Lanoka Harbor Fire Departments. Possession of Stolen [...]

By | 2019-10-03T15:11:02-04:00 October 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – August 30th through September 5th, 2019

      Theft- On Saturday, August 31, 2019, at 4:20 p.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to the Second Lake Beach for a reported theft.  The victim reported that while at the beach, an unknown actor(s) stole personal belongings from inside his vehicle.  Included in the theft was various credit cards and an amount of cash. Shoplifting- On Sunday, September 1, 2019, at 10:47 a.m., Officer John McKee responded to Walmart for a shoplifting.  During [...]

By | 2019-09-05T11:31:13-04:00 September 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Department Announcement: School Opens Tomorrow! Traffic-Pedestrian Safety Alert!!

The Lacey Township Police Department would like to remind members of our community that the new school year is starting September 4, 2019.  You should expect an increased amount of traffic present in school zones during school times.  You should also expect an increased amount of pedestrian traffic throughout our community as the students will be waiting at the bus stop or walking to school.  The Lacey Township Police Department is asking that you take [...]

By | 2019-09-03T18:46:57-04:00 September 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments