Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – April 20th through April 26th 2018

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – April 20th through April 26th 2018

 

 

 

  • Drug Arrest — On Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at 4:03 p.m., Lacey Township Police Detectives arrested 35-year-old Lawrence J. Robertiello of Rachel Court, Brick, NJ, and 34-year-old Andrew G. Lupton of Penn Avenue, Forked River, in the parking lot of Wawa, 800 Lacey Road, Forked River for possession of Heroin.   Lawrence Robertiello was processed and charged with Distribution of CDS (Heroin) and Possession of CDS. Andrew Lupton was processed and charged with Possession of CDS and Possession of a Hypodermic Syringe. Both subjects were released on a criminal summons.
  • DUI Arrest — On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at 5:41 p.m., Officers Andrew Slota and Alan Abrecht responded to the area of Bamber Lake near Dover Rd and Smith Road for a report of a male in a black colored pickup truck slumped over the wheel. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 47-year-old Adam Robles of Beaver Avenue, Whiting, NJ, for DUI. Adam Robles was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was issued summonses for DUI and Reckless Driving. His vehicle was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Warrant Arrest — On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at 1:49 p.m., Officers Andrew Slota and Dimitrios Tsarnas responded to Gille Park for a report of a disturbance in the park. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 31-year-old Luis G. Ortiz, of Wrangle Brook Drive in Toms River, NJ, for two outstanding warrants out of Lacey Township Municipal Court totaling $750. Luis Ortiz was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was unable to post bail and was transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility in lieu of bail. The driver of the vehicle was found to have a suspended license and was issued a motor vehicle summons for driving while suspended.
  • Fire — On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at 6:39 a.m., Officers Scott Anderson and Dimitrios Tsarnas responded to the Lacey Township Middle School on Denton Avenue in Forked River for a fire alarm. Investigation at the scene revealed that the fire started in a classroom on the second floor. A heat lamp on a terrarium is believed to be the origin. There was minimal fire damage; most of the damage was water damage caused by the sprinkler system. Students were diverted to the Lacey Township High School.
  • DUI Arrest — On Saturday, April 21, 2018, at 1:12 a.m., Sergeant Robert Surtees conducted a motor vehicle stop near Route 9 and First Street in Lanoka Harbor. Officer Dalziel arrived on scene to assist. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 28-year-old David Goodger of Maryland Avenue in Bayville, NJ, for DWI. David Goodger was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was later released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Suspended Driver License, and Open Container. The vehicle he was driving was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Criminal Mischief (Mailbox) — On Saturday, April 21, 2018, at 10:24 a.m., Officer John Mckee responded to the area of Pheasant Hollow Drive for a report of a mailbox damaged. Video surveillance cameras at the residence captured unidentified juvenile male(s) damaging the mailbox. The damage to the mailbox was valued at approximately $100.00.
  • Theft — On Saturday, April 21, 2018, at 2:38 p.m., Officer Michael Hein took reports for theft of two catalytic converters from two vehicles stored at 703 Old Shore Road, Lacey Self Storage. The cost of the damage to the two vehicles and stolen catalytic converters is estimated at over $1200. Detective Kymberly Gudgeon is investigating (Toms River Township is also experiencing similar thefts in their jurisdiction).
  • Fraud — On Friday, April 20, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., Officer Christopher Meyler responded to police headquarters for a fraud report. The complainant stated she was contacted by TD Bank who informed her that there were six possible fraudulent transactions from her checking account totaling $579.75. Each transaction was made two minutes apart using a debit card charging her PayPal account. Shortly thereafter, the complainant received six separate packages in the mail that were shipped from China with the contents being the same, a pendant. TD Bank froze her account and will be investigating.
  • Warrant Arrest — On Friday, April 20, 2018, at 10:28 a.m., Officer Daniel Ricciardella conducted a motor vehicle stop for being unregistered at Chesapeake Drive and Pensacola Road in Forked River. The driver of the vehicle, 52-year-old Antonio Giudice of Deerhead Lake Drive in Forked River, was found to have an active warrant out of Neptune Township Municipal Court in the amount of $500. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Neptune Township Police took custody of Antonio without incident.
  • Fire — On Friday, April 20, 2018, at 2:51 a.m., Officers Martin Julian, Scott Keefe, and Sergeant Robert Surtees responded to the area near the Trestle, off of Cedar Avenue, in Lanoka Harbor for a report of a fire. A small fire was observed near the metal fence on the east side of Hebrew Park. Officer Julian extinguished the fire without incident. No damage to the fence was incurred. The Lanoka Harbor Fire Department arrived on scene and soaked the area. Three males were noticed by a passerby wearing dark-hooded sweatshirts.
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