Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – December 15th through December 23rd, 2016

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – December 15th through December 23rd, 2016

 

  • Shoplifting – On Friday, December 23, 2016, at 9:21 a.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel responded to the Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a male shoplifter who fled the store. Officer Dalziel was further advised that the suspect was at the bus stop on  the corner of Route 9 and Haines Street. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 34-year-old Jonathan A. White of Potomac Court in Barnegat, NJ, for shoplifting merchandise valued at $263.15. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Jonathan White was released after receiving a criminal summons for shoplifting.
  • Shoplifting – On Thursday, December 22, 2016, at 2:34 p.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel responded to the Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a shoplifter. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 18-year-old Lauren C. Prowse of Drew Avenue in Lanoka Harbor, for shoplifting merchandise valued at $34.15. She was transported to police headquarters and processed. Lauren Prowse was released after receiving a criminal summons for shoplifting.
  • Drug and Warrant Arrest – On Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at 8:26 p.m., detectives from the Lacey Township Police Narcotics Unit conducted a traffic stop on Center Street near Newark Avenue in Forked River, during a drug investigation.  Detectives identified four occupants in the vehicle, 24-year-old Julia Michota of Brick Avenue in Lanoka Harbor, 24-year-old Aleshia Casper of Wood Avenue in Forked River, 24-year-old Frederick Vona of Wood Avenue in Forked River, and a 5-year-old child in the care of Julia Michota.  Aleshia Casper was arrested on an outstanding Lacey Township Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $500. While searching Aleshia Casper she was found to be in possession of 17 bags of heroin.   In addition, Frederick Vona was arrested on two outstanding warrants, including a Robbinsville Municipal Court warrant and an Ocean County Sheriff’s Department warrant, totaling $3271. Each subject was charged with Possession of Heroin and a Title 9 offense for Child Endangerment. In addition to these charges, Julia Michota and Aleshia Casper were charged with Possession of a Hypodermic Syringe.  All three adults were transported to police headquarters and processed. Julia Michota was released on her own recognizance.  Aleshia Casper and Frederick Vona were both lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility in default of bail.  The 5-year-old child was released to family members.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at 8:22 p.m., Officer Anthony Sarno was on patrol when he observed 22-year-old Cole Gonnella of Laurel Boulevard in Lanoka Harbor, walking on Clairmore Avenue near Edwards Street in Lanoka Harbor. Officer Sarno was aware of an outstanding warrant for Cole Gonnella’s arrest. Officer Sarno contacted Cole Gonnella and placed him under arrest on two outstanding warrants, including a Stafford Township Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $1000 and a Little Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $1000.  He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Cole Gonnella was unable to post bail and was turned over to the custody of the Stafford Township Police Department.
  • Burglary and Theft (Auto) – On Monday, December 19, 2016, at 10:34 a.m., Officer John Cernek responded to police headquarters for a theft report. The complainant reported that between 8:15 a.m., and 12:00 p.m., on December 16, 2016, an unknown person or persons entered his unlocked vehicle parked near the Lacey Library on East Lacey Road and stole prescription medication valued at $300.
  • Criminal Mischief (Residence) – On Sunday, December 18, 2016, at 2:35 p.m., Officer John Cernek responded to the 1000 block of Clubhouse Drive in Forked River for criminal mischief. The victim reported that between 11:00 p.m. on December 17, 2016, and 8:00 a.m. on December 18, 2016, an unknown person or persons cut the electrical wires for the Christmas lights located in the front yard of the residence. The damage is estimated at $20.00.
  • Shoplifting – On Saturday, December 17, 2016, at 7:16 p.m., Officers Michael Verwey and Julie Barcalow responded to the Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a male shoplifter. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 26-year-old Jacob Haefele of 24th Street in Brigantine, NJ, for shoplifting merchandise valued at approximately $15.00. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Jacob Haefele was released after receiving a criminal summons for shoplifting.
  • Criminal Attempt to Commit Burglary and Criminal Mischief (Residence) – On Friday, December 16, 2016, at 2:05 p.m., Officer Michael Baldasari responded to the 1200 block of Spruce Street in Forked River, for a suspicious incident. The victim reported that between 12:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m., on December 16, 2016, an unknown person or persons atempted to force entry into the residence by prying the front door open. Pry marks were located on the front door frame. Entry does not appear to have been gained.
  • Shoplifting – On Friday, December 16, 2016, at 2:51 p.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel responded to the Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a male shoplifter. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 48-year-old Joseph G. Perrone, Jr., of Nautilus Boulevard in Forked River, for shoplifting merchandise valued at $119.92. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Joseph G. Perrone, Jr., was released after receiving a criminal summons for shoplifting.
  • Theft (Business) – On Friday, December 16, 2016, at 9:00 a.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel responded to Headz or Nails located at 442 Lacey Road in Forked River for a theft report. The complainant reported that between 8:00 p.m., on December 15, 2016, and 8:00 a.m., on December 16, 2016, an unknown person or persons stole two large Christmas planters from the exterior of the businesses. The theft is estimated at $80.00.

 

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