Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – August 17, 2018 through August 24th, 2018

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – August 17, 2018 through August 24th, 2018

 

 

 

  • DWI with Accident – On Wednesday, August 22, 2018, at 12:55 a.m., Officers Michael Baldasari and Brian Holt responded to Kent Drive in Forked River for a motor vehicle accident. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 35-year-old Erik W. Quist of Sweetwood Drive, Forked River, for DUI. He was transported to police headquarters where he was processed. Erik Quist received motor vehicle summonses for DWI, Reckless Driving, and Failure to Maintain Lane. The vehicle he was driving was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Warrant Arrests – On Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at 9:04 a.m., Officer Noah Schaffer responded to police headquarters for a subject turning himself in on two outstanding warrants. The first, a criminal warrant out of the Lacey Township Municipal Court, was in the amount of $2500. The second, a traffic warrant out of Ship Bottom Municipal Court, was in the amount of $350. After posting bail, the subject, 47-year-old Joseph J. Ulrich of Oakwood Drive, Forked River, was released without incident.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Monday, August 20, 2018, at 9:44 p.m., Chief Michael DiBella conducted a motor vehicle stop on Lacey Road and Manchester Avenue in Forked River. Officer Julie Barcalow arrived on scene to assist. Investigation at the scene revealed the owner of the vehicle, 63-year-old John F. Beattie of Hyers Street, Toms River, NJ, had an outstanding warrant out of Southampton Township Municipal Court in the amount of $500.02 and a suspended driver’s license. He was released on his own recognizance after receiving a motor vehicle summons for Driving While Suspended and for Failure to Produce a Valid Insurance Card. John F. Beattie received verbal warnings for failing to produce documents.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Monday, August 20, 2018, at 9:18 p.m., Officer Anthony Sarno conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 9 South near the Bay Harbour Motor Lodge in Forked River. Investigation at the scene revealed the driver, 36-year-old Christopher A. Foster of Clairmore Avenue, Lanoka Harbor, had an outstanding warrant from the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department in the amount of $10,000.   He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Unable to post bail, he was later transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility without incident.
  • DUI Arrest – On Sunday, August 19, 2018, at 7:33 p.m., Officers Michael Baldasari and Scott Keefe were dispatched to the Wawa on Taylor Lane and Route 9 South in Forked River for a male sleeping behind the wheel inside his vehicle. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 53-year-old Paul V. Hikade of Gardenia Drive, Brick, NJ, for DUI. Paul Hikade was transported to police headquarters where he was processed. He received motor vehicle summonses for Driving While Intoxicated, Refusal to Submit to Breath Testing, Reckless Driving, and Open Container in a Motor Vehicle. The vehicle he was driving was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Burglary of Motor Vehicle– On Sunday, August 19, 2018, at 3:19 p.m., Officer George Resetar responded to the 200 block of Lakeside Drive in Forked River for a burglary to a vehicle. The unknown person(s) entered the unlocked vehicle, parked in the driveway, and rummaged through the console leaving items strewn about the interior. The victim reported that only $1 had been taken from the car. The vehicle was unlocked at the time of the theft.
  • Criminal Mischief Auto – On Sunday, August 19, 2018, at 10:56 a.m., Officer Michael Verwey responded to the 400 block of Adolphus Street in Forked River for a report of criminal mischief to an auto. The victim reported that during the overnight hours, an unknown person broke the back window of her vehicle. The damage is estimated at $500.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Saturday, August 18, 2018, at 8:28 p.m., Officer Michael Baldasari was on patrol when he observed a subject, known to have outstanding criminal warrants out of the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department, walking on Route 9 South near Parker’s Point Boulevard in Forked River. The subject, 30-year-old Alan M. Hill of Taylor Lane, Forked River, was searched incident to arrest and transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility without incident.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Friday, August 17, 2018, at 10:18 p.m., Officer Christopher Meyler conducted a motor vehicle stop on Bay Way and Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor. Officer Anthony arrived on scene to assist. Investigation at the scene revealed that 21-year-old Jacen A. Lagattuta had an outstanding traffic warrant out of Lacey Township Municipal Court in the amount of $600. He was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters. After receiving a new Court date, he was released on his own recognizance.
  • Criminal Mischief Auto – On Friday, August 17, 2018, at 7:18 p.m., Officer Scott Keefe responded to the Exelon Power Plant on Route 9 South in Forked River for a report of criminal mischief to a motor vehicle. The vehicle owner stated that between 6:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. on August 17, 2018, an unknown person shattered his rear passenger-side window of his vehicle. Nothing appeared to be taken from the vehicle. The damage to the vehicle is estimated at $500.
  • Drug Arrest/Warrant Arrest – On Friday, August 17, 2018, at 7:11 p.m., Officers Anthony Sarno and Chris Meyler responded to the 300 block of Enterprise Drive in Forked River for a suspicious vehicle. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 36-year-old James Damico of Commodore Drive, Forked River, on an outstanding warrant out of Toms River Municipal Court in the amount of $350. Search incident to arrest revealed James Damico to be in possession of heroin. James Damico was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was served with a criminal summons for Possession of Heroin and released on his own recognizance.
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