Weekly Police Blotter July 5th through July 12, 2016

Weekly Police Blotter July 5th through July 12, 2016

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Weekly Police Blotter  July 5th through July 12, 2016

 

 

  • Motor Vehicle Crash – On Sunday, July 10, 2016 at 9:27 p.m., Officer Jason Lee responded to the intersection of Station Drive and Cherokee Trail in the Barnegat Pines section of Forked River, NJ, for a report of an injured male lying in the roadway. Upon arrival officers met with the patient, 18-year-old Robert DeSantis of Hardwood Drive in Lanoka Harbor, NJ, who appeared to be disoriented as a result of a head injury. Investigation at the scene determined Robert DeSantis intentionally jumped out of a convertible vehicle, while it was moving. The vehicle was being operated by a 17-year-old female from Forked River. Lacey Township EMS responded to the scene. Robert DeSantis was flown to Jersey Shore Medical Center as a result of his injuries. Members of the Lacey Township Police Traffic Safety Unit responded to the scene and are handling the investigation.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Saturday, July 9, 2016, at 4:39 p.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel was on patrol when he observed 23-year-old Jacob Barney of Spruce Street in Forked River, NJ, walking in the area of Route 9 and Hollywood Boulevard South in Forked River. Officer Dalziel was aware that Jacob Barney had outstanding warrants for his arrest, including an Ocean County Sheriff’s Department no-bail warrant, an Ocean County Sheriff’s Department non-support warrant in the amount of $4480.00, and a Toms River Township Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $500.00.  Officer Dalziel confirmed the warrants and placed Jacob Barney under arrest. Jacob Barney was also found to be in possession of Heroin, Hypodermic Syringes, Suboxone, and Drug Paraphernalia. Jacob Barney was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where he was processed and charged with Possession of Heroin, Possession of Hypodermic Syringes, Possession of Suboxone, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia with bail set in the amount of $20,000.00 with no 10 percent option.  Jacob Barney was transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility in default of bail.
  • Motor Vehicle Crash– On Saturday, July 9, 2016, at 8:20 p.m., Officer George Resetar responded to Lacey Road near the Garden State Parkway in Forked River, NJ for a report of a motor vehicle accident involving an overturned vehicle. A vehicle operated by 55-year-old Theodore J. Diebold of Route 9 in Forked River, NJ, was traveling eastbound on Lacey Road when he crossed over into the westbound lane striking another vehicle, with four occupants, that was traveling westbound on Lacey Road. The vehicle with four occupants overturned and then ran off the roadway, coming to rest in the woods. The vehicle driven by Theodore Diebold continued traveling eastbound and collided with another vehicle, with two occupants, that was traveling westbound. All of the occupants were transported to Jersey Shore Medical Center for treatment. The Lacey Township Police Traffic Safety Unit, the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department Crime Scene Investigation Unit responded to the scene. The incident is still under investigation.
  • DUI Arrest – On Friday, July 8, 2016, at 6:06 p.m., Officer Michael Hein responded to the 1000 block of Bowsprit Point in Lanoka Harbor, NJ, for a report of a Motor Vehicle Accident. The caller reported that a vehicle backed up into the mailbox located at a residence on the 1000 block of Bowsprit Point and then continued to back up on top of a wood railroad tie retaining wall. The vehicle then became lodged on top of the retaining wall and was unable to be moved. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 60-year-old Marie D. Alfieri of Tuscarora Avenue in Barnegat, NJ for Driving Under the Influence. Marie Alfieri was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where she was processed. She was relased after receiving traffic summonses for Driving Under the Influence, Reckless Driving, and Failure to Maintain Lane. The vehicle she was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Theft from Auto – On Thursday, July 7, 2016, at 5:00 p.m., Officer Charles May responded to the 700 block of Chesapeake Drive in Forked River, NJ, for a report of theft. The victims reported that between 10:30 p.m. on July 6, 2016 and 12:15 a.m. on July 7, 2016, an unknown person or persons entered their unlocked 2015 Mercedes and stole approximately $5.00 in change. The victim also reported that an unknown person or persons entered their 2013 Monterey boat, which was docked behind their residence, and rummaged through it. Nothing is believed to have been stolen from the boat. The total theft is valued at $5.00. The incident is under investigation.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at 6:17 p.m., Officer Michael Hein responded to the area of Route 9 and Beach Boulevard, in Forked River, NJ, for a report of a male subject walking in and out of traffic. Officer Michael Hein located the subject in the parking lot of TD Bank, 717 Route 9 in Forked River, NJ. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 36-year-old Robert J. Kovac, of Beach Boulevard in Forked River, NJ, on an outstanding Ocean Township Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $350.00.  Robert Kovac was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters and processed. He was turned over to the custody of the Ocean Township Police Department.
  • Motor Vehicle Crash (Bicyclist) – On Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at 9:11 p.m., officers from the Lacey Township Police Department responded to the intersection of Route 9 and Clearwater Drive in Forked River, NJ,  for a report of a struck bicyclist. Investigation at the scene indicated that a bicyclist, operated by a 15-year-old male, was traveling on the southbound shoulder of Route 9, when he turned into the southbound lane of Route 9 and was struck by a 2001 Dodge Dakota pickup truck that was driven by  34-year-old Jeffrey Smith of Deerhead Lake Drive in Forked River, NJ. The 15-year-old victim was flown to Jersey Shore Medical Center as a result of his injuries. The Lacey Township Police Traffic Safety Unit, the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department Crime Scene Investigation Unit responded to the scene. The incident is still under investigation.
  • Motor Vehicle Crash, DUI, and Possession of CDS – On Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at 10:33 p.m., Officer Michael Verwey responded to West Lacey Road, near the border of Manchester Township, NJ, for a report of a motor vehicle accident. The caller reported that a vehicle had run off of the road and into the woods.  Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 30-year-old Christopher M. Graham of Sinclair Avenue in Lanoka Harbor, NJ, for Driving Under the Influence. Open containers of alcohol were observed inside the vehicle. Christopher Graham was also found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Christopher Graham was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where he was processed and charged with Driving under the Influence, Reckless Driving, Failure to Maintain Lane, Open Container of Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle, Uninsured, and Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle. In addition, Christopher Graham was charged with Possession of Marijuana in an Amount of 50 grams or Less and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was released pending a court date.
  • Shoplifting – On Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at 9:30 p.m., Officer Scott Keefe responded to the Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, NJ, for a report of a male shoplifter. The Walmart Asset Protection employee reported that he observed a male subject remove a Jabra mini Bluetooth Headset from its display and place the item in his pants pocket. The subject then went to the cashier and purchased other items, but failed to pay for the concealed item. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 22-year-old Cristobal Guerro-Ortega of Lacey Road in Forked River, NJ, for shoplifting merchandise valued at $34.98. Cristobal Guerro-Ortega was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters and processed. He was charged with shoplifting and released.

 

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