Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – August 11, 2015 thru August 17, 2015

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – August 11, 2015 thru August 17, 2015

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Weekly Police Blotter

August 11th thru August 17th, 2015

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  • DUI (Arrest) – On Monday, August 17, 2015, at 7:58 p.m., Officer Patrick Watkins conducted a traffic stop on F Street in Forked River. Officer Michael Verwey responded to assist. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 54-year-old Laurie Gerisch of Warren Town Road in Toms River, NJ, for DUI. She was transported to police headquarters, processed, and charged with DUI and Reckless Driving. The vehicle she was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.

  • Drug Possession (Arrest) – On Monday, August 17, 2015, at 11:30 a.m., Lieutenant Michael DiBella conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, NJ. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 25-year-old Klint Neiman of Reading, Pennsylvania, for Possession of Marijuana. He was transported to police headquarters, processed, and charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. In addition, he received traffic summonses for Careless Driving, CDS in a Motor Vehicle, Truck Route Violation, Expired Registration, and Driving with a Suspended License.

  • Accident with Serious Injury – On Sunday, August 16, 2015, at 2:46 p.m., Officers Noah Schafer and Frederick Anderson responded to the 1800 block of Deerhead Lake Drive in Forked River for a skateboard accident. The 29-year-old victim, Dean Dalconzo from Forked River, suffered a head injury as a result of falling off his skateboard. He was transported by Helicopter to Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune, NJ.

  • Warrant Arrest – On Friday, August 14, 2015, at 10:00 p.m., Officer Evan Androcy conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, NJ. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 24-year-old Troy R. Culmone, Jr. of Shenandoah Road in Howell, NJ on two outstanding warrants. Warrant number one (1) was issued by the Brick Township Municipal Court in the amount of $500 and warrant number two (2) was issued by the Point Pleasant Municipal Court in the amount of $150. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Troy Culmone posted bail and was released. In addition, he received a traffic summons for Operating with a Suspended License and Operating a Vehicle with a Suspended Registration. The vehicle Troy Culmone was operating was impounded.

  • Drug Possession (Arrest) – On Friday, August 14, 2015, at 12:57 a.m., Officers Adam Ewart and Robert Duffy responded to Yorktown Drive in Forked River for a Suspicious Vehicle. An investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 18-year-old Douglas Jensen, Jr. of East Arverne Avenue in Ocean Gate, NJ, for Possession of Marijuana. He was transported to police headquarters, processed, and charged with Possession of Marijuana.

  • Shoplifting (Arrest) – On Friday, August 14, 2015, at 1:51 a.m., Sergeant Ronald Buxton was in the parking lot of Wawa, located at 444 Route 9 South in Forked River, when he observed a shoplifting incident. Sergeant Buxton observed the accused, identified as 24-year-old Daniel Dabal, Jr. of Admiral Road in Forked River, conceal merchandise on his person while inside the store. Daniel Dabal, Jr. was arrested, transported to police headquarters, processed, and charged with Shoplifting.

  • Burglary and Theft from Auto (Arrests) – On Friday, August 14, 2015, at 3:25 a.m., Officer Elton Copes responded to the 400 block of Devon Street in Forked River for a possible theft from a vehicle. Upon arrival, Officer Copes located two adult males on Devon Street near Vaughn Avenue in Forked River. Both subjects were wearing gloves and carrying flashlights. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 28-year-old Brandon Pascarella of Mallard Road in Bayville, NJ and 28-year-old Raymondja A. Miller of Applegate Avenue in South Toms River for burglary and theft from a motor vehicle. They were transported to police headquarters, processed, and charged with vehicle burglary, possession of burglar’s tools, and theft. Bail was set in the amount of $10,000 for each arrestee. They were both lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility in default of bail. The subjects were found to be in possession of other items and a continuing investigation resulted in an additional charge of Burglary and Theft that occurred on Tappan Street in Forked River during the same time. They each received an additional $10,000 bail on the additional charges.

  • Criminal Mischief – On Friday, August 14, 2015, at 1:56 p.m., Officer Kymberly Gudgeon took a report from a deacon at the Forked River Presbyterian Church, located at 131 North Main Street. The deacon reported that between 6:30 p.m. on August 7, 2015 and 8:00 a.m. on August 8, 2015 someone damaged the metal base of the cross located in the parking lot area behind the church and adjacent to Game Farm Road. The estimated replacement value of the metal base is $100.

  • Trespassing and Drug Possession – On Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at 5:41 p.m., Officer Brian Holt and Officer Patrick Watkins responded to the 1700 Block of Sommerell Avenue in reference to juveniles trespassing. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 19-year-old Matthew Lombard of Brookdale Park Drive for trespassing, possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. Two 14-year-old males and one 15-year-old male were also taken into custody for trespassing. Matthew Lombard was charged with trespassing, possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. The juveniles were turned over to the custody of their parents.

  • Drug Possession (Arrest) – On Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at 11:54 p.m., Officer Michael Verwey was on patrol when he observed a vehicle parked in the roadway with the driver side door fully open and no one around the vehicle. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 18-year-old Jason Kroessig of 11 Blue Jay Avenue in Bayville, NJ for underage consumption of alcohol, possession of Marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Jason Kroessig was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where he was processed and charged with Underage Consumption of Alcohol, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle.

  • Shoplifting (Arrest) – On Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at 1:03 p.m., Officer Christopher Meyler responded to Walmart, 580 Rt. 9 N., Lanoka Harbor, for a report of a shoplifting. Loss Prevention Employees detained 30-year-old Blakely T. Barber of 2763 Willedee Drive N in Semmes, Alabama, for shoplifting. Blakely Barber was placed under arrest and transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters. Blakely Barber was processed and charged with Shoplifting.