Shoplifting- On Friday, April 10, 2020, at 10:01 a.m., Officers Matthew D’Antonio and Scott Anderson responded to Walmart for a report of a shoplifting incident that occurred earlier this date. Loss prevention officers reported approximately $670 in diapers and baby furniture stolen by two unknown females.
Arrest- On Friday, April 10, 2020, at 11:53 a.m., Officers Matthew D’Antonio and Scott Anderson arrested Robert Charlie for outstanding warrants totaling $3,500. Charlie was released on his own recognizance after satisfying bails set by the Brick and Jackson Township Municipal Courts.
Fire- On Saturday, April 11, 2020, at 1:43 p.m., Officers Andrew Slota and Alan Abrecht responded to Clearview Street for a report of a fire. The fire apparently originated in bushes at the property line of two homes spreading to a vinyl fence and causing damage to one of the home’s siding. The Forked River Fire Department and the Ocean County Fire Marshal responded.
DWI- On Saturday, April 11, 2020, at 8:54 p.m., police headquarters received a call of a male subject slumped over in his vehicle on Beach Boulevard. Officer Scott Keefe arrived and determined that the driver, David Dasilva, 61, was intoxicated. Dasilva was arrested and charged with DWI and Failure to Submit to Breath Samples.
Robbery- On Saturday, April 11, 2020, at 9:59 p.m., officers responded to the 7-Eleven, 524 Lacey Rd, for a report of a robbery. The employee reported that a white male wearing a mask had entered the store and demanded money from the register. The male displayed a hammer and smashed out the glass portion of the countertop. He then reached over the countertop, grabbing the cash register drawer prior to running from the store. Detective Ewart as well as the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department CSI unit and a K-9 unit responded to the scene.
Fraud- On Monday, April 13, 2020, at 9:58 a.m., Officer Randolph Plis took a report of fraudulent credit card activity. A Forked River resident reported being contacted by EZ Pass in reference to an overdue account that he did not create. The caller determined that a fraudulent account which accrued $600 was linked to his credit card by an unknown suspect.
DWI- On Monday, April 13, 2020, at 2:11 p.m., Officers Michael Verwey and John Simonson responded to 7-Eleven, 930 Lacey Road, after a caller reported an erratic driver. Officer Verwey interviewed the driver, Lisa Benson, 45, of Manahawkin at which time she was placed her under arrest for DWI. Benson was issued summonses for DWI and Reckless Driving.
DWI- On Monday, April 13, 2020, at 5:39 p.m., Officers Bruce Carver and Michael Hutman responded to the Home Depot parking lot for a reported two-car accident. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of one driver, Jessica Linstra, 46, for DWI. Linstra was issued motor vehicle summons for DWI, Reckless Driving, and Careless Driving.
Burglary- On the afternoon of Tuesday, April 14, 2020, officers were requested at two separate homes on Eleanor Road. Both residents reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown male suspect attempted to enter their locked vehicles. On each of the home’s surveillance recordings, the same male suspect can be seen peering into the vehicles shortly after 2:30 a.m. The video is being used in an attempt to identify the actor.
DWI- On Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at 5:01 p.m., Officers Randolph Plis and Brian Holt responded to a two-car motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Chestnut Street and Parker Avenue. During the investigation, John O’Neill, 32, was placed under arrest for DWI. O’Neill was charged with DWI, Reckless Driving, and Careless Driving.
DWI- On Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at 2:20 p.m., Officers Randolph Plis and Michael Verwey responded to 403 Sunrise Boulevard for a report of a vehicle striking a mailbox. Investigation at the scene revealed that Jessica Linstra, 46, was the driver involved in the accident and was placed under arrest for DWI. Linstra was charged with DWI, Reckless Driving, Failure to Maintain Lane, Failure to Report an Accident and Leaving the Scene of an Accident.