Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – April 12th thru April 18th, 2016

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – April 12th thru April 18th, 2016

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Weekly Police Blotter

April 12th thru April 18th, 2016

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  • Shoplifting and Drug Possession (Arrest) – On Sunday, April 17, 2016, at 1:47 p.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel responded to Walmart located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor for a report of Shoplifting. The loss prevention employee reported that he observed a female subject remove two bottles of perfume from the shelf and then enter the restroom. Upon exiting the restroom, she reportedly walked towards the exit and put the empty boxes on a shelf and then attempted to leave the store without paying for the merchandise. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 26-year-old Kelle Robinson of Mystic Port Place in Toms River, NJ for Shoplifting. Kelle Robinson was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where she was processed and charged with shoplifting $35 worth of merchandise. Kelle Robinson was also found to be in possession of marijuana, 2 Suboxone pills, and 1 Xanax without a prescription. Kelle Robinson was charged with Possession of Marijuana as well as Possession of Suboxone and Xanax.

  • Shoplifting (Arrest) – On Monday, April 18, 2016, Officer Adam Ewart charged 51-year-old Peter Zimmerman of Old York Road in Raritan, NJ for shoplifting in reference to an incident that occurred on April 9, 2016 at Walmart, 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, NJ. On April 9, 2016, at 5:25 p.m., the loss prevention employee reported that a white male was observed cutting the spider wire anti-theft device off of a 32” Vizio television. Upon cutting the anti-theft device the alarm sounded and the suspect fled the store in a Toyota Prius, leaving the television behind. The vehicle registration came back to a business out of Kenilworth, NJ. Investigation led to the identification of Peter Zimmerman who subsequently responded to Lacey Township Police Headquarters after being notified of the charges. Peter Zimmerman was processed and charged with Shoplifting.

  • Warrant Arrest – On Sunday, April 17, 2016, at 5:17 p.m., Officer Frederick Scott Anderson conducted a motor vehicle stop on Kearny Avenue near Center Street in the Barnegat Pines section of the township. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 39-year-old William J. Hoefsloot of Parkside Drive in Forked River, NJ on an outstanding Freehold Township Municipal Court Warrant in the amount of $1,000. William Hoefsloot was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where he was processed and also charged with Driving While Suspended. William Hoefsloot was released after posting bail on the warrant.

  • Theft – On Sunday, April 17, 2016, at 4:55 p.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel responded to a Hillwood Road residence in the Barnegat Pines section of Forked River for a report of theft. The victim reported that during the overnight hours of April 16, 2016 into April 17, 2016, an unknown person or persons entered her vehicle and stole some clothing items, an FM transmitter, an IPhone charger, and assorted change. The vehicle was parked in the driveway of the residence at the time of the theft. The total value of the theft was $35.

  • Criminal Mischief – On Sunday, April 17, 2016, at 8:15 a.m., Officer Noah Schaffer responded to Retro Fitness, 410 Route 9 South in Forked River, NJ, for a report of Criminal Mischief. A store employee reported that between 6:00 p.m. on April 15, 2016 and 8:00 a.m. on April 17, 2016, an unknown person or persons broke two exterior wall mounted flood lights and spray painted the word “AIR” on the wall. The total damage is estimated at $250.

  • Warrant Arrest & Hit & Run – On Sunday, April 17, 2016, at 12:44 a.m., Officer Adam Ewart responded to the 900 block of Beach Boulevard in the Forked River Beach section of the township for a report of a hit & run motor vehicle collision. The caller reported that a vehicle struck two cars as it backed out of a driveway. While on patrol, Officer Charles May stopped a vehicle on Route 9 near Lakeside Drive South for Failure to Maintain Lane. Investigation at scene led officers to determine that the driver Officer May had stopped was responsible for hit & run collisions. The driver, 34-year-old Casey Galosic of Palisades Avenue from Cliffside Park, NJ, was also found to have an outstanding arrest warrant out of Union City Municipal Court in the amount of $500. Casey Galosic was charged with Failure to Maintain Lane, Reckless Driving, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, and Failure to Report an accident. Casey Galosic was released on his own recognizance (ROR’d) at the direction of the Union City Municipal Court Clerk.

  • DUI (Arrest) – On Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 6:10 p.m., Officer Julie Barcalow responded to a Fox Hollow Drive residence in Lanoka Harbor in reference to a complaint of aggressive driving that had reportedly occurred. The caller reported that the driver was all over the road and went through several controlled intersections without stopping. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 52-year-old Peter Daprato of Foxhollow Drive in Lanoka Harbor, NJ for DUI. Peter Daprato was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where he was processed and charged with DUI.

  • Shoplifting and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Arrest) – On Saturday, April 16, 2016, at 5:46 p.m., Officer Martin Julian responded to Wawa, 444 Route 9 South in the Forked River section of the Township, for a report of shoplifting. The store employee reported that a female stole left the store without paying for merchandise valued at $5.57. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 23-year-old Crystal Clancy of Holmes Avenue in Forked River, NJ for Shoplifting and possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Crystal Clancy was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where she was processed and charged with Shoplifting and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

  • Underage Drinking – On Friday, April 15, 2016, at 10:26 p.m., Officer Michael Verwey and Officer Martin Julian responded to a Forked River residence in reference to an unresponsive 15-year-old male. A neighbor called for assistance after being summoned by the older brother of the unresponsive male. Investigation at the scene indicated that the 15-year-old male was having a party while his parents were away for the evening. He reportedly consumed a combination of various intoxicants to the point of incapacitation. The juvenile was transported to Community Medical Center where he was treated and later released to his parents. The investigation is pending the identification of all the juveniles at the party and notification to their parents and guardians.

  • Warrant Arrest – On Friday, April 15, 2016, at 9:57 p.m., Officer Anthony Sarno was on patrol when he stopped a vehicle in the area of Sinclair Avenue and Brown Street in the Lanoka Harbor section of the township. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the passenger, 29-year-old Jason S. Dunsmuir of Hazelton Avenue in Lanoka Harbor, NJ on an outstanding Lacey Township Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $500. Jason Dunsmuir was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where he was processed and released after posting bail.

  • Shoplifting (Arrest) – On Friday, April 15, 2016, at 4:36 p.m., Officer Daniel Ricciardella responded to Wawa, 800 Lacey Road in the Forked River section of the township, for a report of shoplifting. The store manager reported that an ex-employee, 19-year-old Louis Dautorio of Center Street in Forked River, NJ ordered a sandwich from the deli and then left with the store with the sandwich without paying for it. Louis Dautorio had left the scene prior to the arrival of officers. Louis Dautorio turned himself in on April 16, 2016 and was charged with the theft.

  • Illegal Dumping – On Friday, April 15, 2016, at 3:11 p.m., Officer Dimitrios Tsarnas responded to Lake Road in the Bamber Lakes section of the township for a report of illegal dumping. Officer Tsarnas located approximately three dozen cans, which consisted of 5 gallon paint cans, cans of water sealers, and paint thinners dumped in the woods off of Lake Road. No suspect has been identified at this time. The cans were cleaned up by the Lacey Township Department of Public Works.

  • Shoplifting (Arrest) – On Thursday, April 14, 2016, at 3:26 p.m., Officer Daniel Ricciardella responded to Walmart, 580 Route 9 North in the Lanoka Harbor section of the township, for a report of shoplifting. The asset protection employee reported that he observed two male subjects take merchandise from the store displays and put them in Walmart shopping bags. The juveniles then attempted to leave the store without paying for the merchandise. The subjects were identified as two 17-year-old Lacey Township residents. The juveniles were charged with Shoplifting and turned over to the custody of their parents.

  • Warrant Arrest – On Thursday, April 14, 2016, at 8:41 a.m., Officer Darrell Nick stopped a vehicle for expired registration on Holmes Avenue North and Lacey Road in the Cranberry Hill section of Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 23-year-old Christopher M. Pereira of Lake Barnegat Drive in Forked River, NJ on an outstanding Toms River Township Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $350. Christopher Pereira was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where he was processed and released upon posting bail. Christopher Pereira was also charged with Driving While Suspended, Unregistered Vehicle, and Uninsured Motor Vehicle.

  • Auto Theft – On Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at 5:52 p.m., Officer Daniel Ricciardella responded to a First Street residence in Lanoka Harbor for a report of theft. The victim reported that her sister, 28-year-old Cassie Winiavski of Charleston, SC, had stolen her vehicle. The victim reported that when she came home from work on the morning of April 13, 2016, the red, 1999, Dodge Durango was parked in front of the residence. Upon waking up she discovered that the vehicle had been stolen. Further investigation led to a warrant being issued by the Lacey Township Municipal Court Clerk with bail set at $2,500. On April 15, 2016, Cassie Winiavski was arrested by Seaside Park Police Department and transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility. The vehicle had been located and returned to the owner on Thursday, April 14, 2016.

  • Shoplifting – On Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at 10:43 a.m., Officer Daniel Ricciardella responded to Walmart, 580 Route 9 North in the Lanoka Harbor Section of the township for a report of Shoplifting. The loss prevention employee observed a female shopper on a motorized shopping cart exit the store with a cart full of store merchandise that had not been purchased. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 53-year-old Anita Dering of Raccoon Avenue in Whiting, NJ for Shoplifting.  Anita Dering was transported to Lacey Police Headquarters where she was processed and charged with Shoplifting.

  • Criminal Mischief – On Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at 11:15 p.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to a Woodland Road residence in Forked River for a report of criminal mischief. The victim reported that just prior to calling the police, an unknown person or persons threw a piece of brick paver through his living room “picture window.”  The damage to the window is estimated at $400.