Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – August 4th, 2015 thru August 11th, 2015

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – August 4th, 2015 thru August 11th, 2015

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Weekly Police Blotter

August 4th thru August 11th, 2015

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  • Drug Possession, Shoplifting, and Warrant Arrest – On Monday, August 10, 2015, at 6:31 p.m., Officer Daniel Ricciardella was dispatched to the area of Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a shoplifting incident. Walmart Loss Prevention reported that the female shoplifter had fled the store in a vehicle. A description of the female shoplifter and her vehicle were provided. While responding to Walmart, Officer Ricciardella observed the suspect vehicle traveling on Manchester Avenue in Forked River and conducted a traffic stop. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 24-year-old Sheri A. Healey of North Maple Avenue in Tuckerton, NJ, for shoplifting merchandise valued at $79. In addition, she was found to be in Possession of Heroin. Additionally a warrant, issued by the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office for $2,500 was also located for her arrest. Sheri Healey was transported to police headquarters and processed. She was charged on a complaint warrant with Shoplifting, Possession of Heroin, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Her bail was set in the amount of $10,000. Sheri Healey was lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility in default of bail.

  • Warrant Arrest – On Monday, August 10, 2015, at approximately 9:50 p.m., Officer John McKee conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 26-year-old Erin Murphy of Bay Boulevard in Bayville, NJ, on an outstanding warrant. The warrant was issued by the Beachwood Township Municipal Court in the amount of $500. She was transported to police headquarters and processed. Erin Murphy was released after posting bail. In addition she received traffic summonses for Driving with a Suspended license and Driving with an Expired License.

  • Criminal Mischief (County Property) – On Monday, August 10, 2015, at 9:06 p.m., Officer Scott Keefe responded to Eno’s Park located at 330 East Lacey Road in Forked River for a criminal mischief report. The complainant reported that between 4:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on August 10, 2015, an unknown person or persons spray-painted the exterior and interior of the bathrooms. The cost of repairs is estimated at $500.

  • Warrant Arrest – On Sunday, August 9, 2015, at 4:24 p.m., Officer Evan Androcy conducted a traffic stop on Route 9 North and South Street in Lanoka Harbor. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 27-year-old Sarah M. Monahan of Dolphin Circle East in Bayville, NJ, on an outstanding warrant. The warrant was issued by the Neptune Township Municipal Court in the amount of $89. She was transported to police headquarters and processed. Sarah Monahan was released after posting bail.

  • DUI (Arrest) – On Sunday, August 9, 2015, Officer Charles May was assigned to a Special Traffic Enforcement Detail on Route 539 in Forked River. At 5:20 p.m., Officer May conducted a traffic stop on Route 539 near mile marker 16. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 42-year-old Brian Lescrinier of Bluejacket Avenue in Manahawkin, NJ, for DUI. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Brian Lescrinier was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, Failure to Maintain Lane, Failure to Wear Seatbelt, and Failure to Exhibit Documents. The vehicle he was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.

  • Criminal Mischief – On Saturday, August 8, 2015, at 1:54 p.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to the 300 block of Briggs Avenue North in Forked River for a criminal mischief report. The victim reported that between the overnight hours of Friday, August 7, 2015, into Saturday, August 8, 2015, an unknown person or persons keyed her vehicle while it was parked in the driveway of her residence. The damage is estimated at $275. The name of a suspect was provided and the incident is under investigation.

  • Theft – On Saturday, August 8, 2015, at 7:11 a.m., Officer Jeffrey Slota responded to the 1200 block of Clearview Street in Forked River for a theft report. The complainant reported that between 8:45 p.m. and 8:55 p.m. on Friday, August 7, 2015, an unknown person or persons stole his son’s brown Diamondback BMX bicycle valued at $60.00 from the front of his residence.

  • DUI (Arrest) – On Saturday, August 8, 2015, at 12:43 a.m., Officer Elton Copes conducted a traffic stop on Route 9 South and Taylor Lane in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 32-year-old Joseph Dunnkosky of Inlet Avenue in Manahawkin, NJ, for DUI. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Joseph Dunnkosky was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, and Failure to Maintain Lane. The vehicle he was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.

  • Theft (Boat) – On Friday, August 7, 2015, at 2:04 p.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to the Township Docks located at 5000 Lakeside Drive South in Forked River for a theft report. The victim reported that within the prior two weeks, an unknown person or persons stole his anchor, valued at $100, from his boat.

  • Criminal Mischief (Township Property) – On Friday, August 7, 2015, at 10:17 a.m., Officer Jason Lee responded to the Trestle, located at 5000 Cedar Drive in Lanoka Harbor, for damage to Township Property. The complainant reported that during the overnight hours of Thursday, August 6, 2015, into Friday, August 7, 2015, an unknown person or persons spray-painted two “No Trespassing” signs owned by the Township of Lacey. Repairs were conducted immediately at an estimated cost of $150.00.

  • Theft – On Thursday, August 6, 2015, at 4:32 p.m., Special Officer Edgar Lenkauskus responded to Huffy Wallis Park, located at 1740 Parkside Drive in Forked River for a theft. The complainant reported that between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., an unknown person or persons stole an orange beach cruiser bicycle valued at $150 from within the park. The bicycle was unsecured at the time of the theft.

  • Theft – On Thursday, August 6, 2015, at 10:32 a.m., Officer Jason Lee responded to the 300 block of Constitution Drive in Forked River for a theft report. The victim reported that between 10:00 p.m., on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, and 5:30 a.m., on Wednesday, August 5, 2015, an unknown person or persons stole her pink and yellow Huffy beach cruiser bicycle valued at $150. The bicycle was stolen from the front yard of the residence.

  • Criminal Mischief (Residence) – On Tuesday, August 4, 2015, at 11:14 a.m., Officer Brian Holt responded to the 2100 block of Llewellyn Parkway in Forked River for a criminal mischief report. The victim reported that between 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 3, 2015, and 11:00 a.m., on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, an unknown person or persons detonated fireworks inside her mailbox causing $50 in damage.