Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – December 2nd thru December 8th, 2015

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – December 2nd thru December 8th, 2015

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Weekly Police Blotter

December 2nd thru December 8th, 2015

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  • Warrant Arrest – On Wednesday, December 9, 2015, at 12:03 a.m., Officer Scott Keefe conducted a traffic stop on Falkenburg Avenue in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 28-year-old Thaddeus J. Adamczyk, 3rd, of Falkenburg Avenue in Forked River on an outstanding Stafford Township Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $539. Thaddeus Adamczyk, 3rd was transported to police headquarters, processed, and released after posting bail. In addition, he received a traffic summons for Driving with a Suspended License.

  • Unlawful Possession of a Syringe (Arrest) – On Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at 9:30 p.m., Officer Michael Verwey was patrolling the parking lot of the Wawa located at 800 Lacey Road in Forked River when he observed a suspicious vehicle with a door left opened. Upon further inspection, Officer Verwey observed that a male subject was lying within the vehicle. A syringe was observed and seized by the officer. Further investigation led to the arrest of 33-year-old Jeffrey A. Smith of Deerhead Lake Drive in Forked River for Possession of a Hypodermic Syringe. He was transported to police headquarters, processed, and charged with the unlawful possession of the syringe.

  • Drug Possession (Arrest) – On Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at 5:51 p.m., Officers Christopher Meyler and Michael Hein responded to the 800 block of Devon Street in Forked River for a report of an intoxicated male who was refusing to leave. Upon arrival, the male was located and identified as 26-year-old Sean M. Betterley of Devon Street in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to his arrest for Possession of Alprazolam without a prescription. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Sean Betterley was released after receiving a criminal summons for Possession of CDS.

  • Warrant Arrests – On Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at 5:05 p.m., Officer Anthony Sarno conducted a traffic stop on Ash Road near Predmore Avenue in Lanoka Harbor. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 30-year-old Nicholas Picone of Whitcomb Road in Forked River, on an outstanding Brick Township Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $89.00. In addition, the vehicle passenger, identified as 24-year-old Alyssa Everett of Brookdale Park Drive in Forked River, was arrested on two (2) Trenton Municipal Court warrants totaling $2,500. Both were transported to police headquarters and processed. Nicholas Picone was released after posting bail. The Trenton Municipal Court released Alyssa Everett ROR.

  • Theft – On Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at 9:45 a.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel responded to the 100 block of Seabright Road in Forked River for a theft report. The victim reported that between 10:00 p.m. on December 7, 2015, and 4:00 a.m. on December 8, 2015, an unknown person or persons stole his Star Shower laser light and extension cord with a total value of $60.

  • Motor Vehicle Accident with Warrant Arrest – On Monday, December 7, 2015, at 5:11 p.m., Officer Frederick Anderson responded to the intersection of Penn Avenue South and Tappan Street in Forked River for a traffic accident. It was reported that a vehicle struck a parked vehicle. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 29-year-old Brian Isdanavich of Whitcomb Road in Forked River, on an outstanding Ocean Township Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $100. He was transported to police headquarters, processed, and released after posting bail. The accident was minor and there were no reported injuries. Brian Isdanavich was issued traffic summonses for Driving with a Suspended License and Careless Driving.

  • Stolen Vehicle (Recovered) – On Sunday, December 6, 2015, at 7:01 p.m., Officer Adam Ewart responded to Jones Road in Forked River for a report of a stolen vehicle. The complainant stated that between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on December 6, 2015, an unknown person or persons stole his vehicle which was parked at his residence. The vehicle, a green 2002 Ford Ranger pickup truck, was parked in the front yard and was unlocked with the keys inside. On Tuesday morning, December 8, 2015, at approximately 1:28 a.m., Officer Anthony Sarno was on patrol when he discovered the stolen pickup truck parked unoccupied behind the TJMaxx store located in the parking lot of the Lacey Mall at 348 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor. The vehicle was impounded for processing and the investigation is continuing.

  • DUI and Drug Possession (Arrest) – On Friday, December 4, 2015, at 4:54 p.m., Officers Jason Lee and Noah Schaffer responded to the intersection of Lacey Road and Route 9 in Forked River for a report of a male driver who appeared to be falling asleep behind the wheel. A description of the vehicle was provided. Upon arrival, Officer Schaffer located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop on Route 9 North near Jones Road. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 45-year-old Robert W. Hahnlen III of Whippany Road in Barnegat, NJ for DUI. In addition, he was found to be in possession of several prescription medications without a prescription. The medications included Trazdone Hydrochloride, Garapentin, and Oxcarbazepine. Robert Hahnlen was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was released after receiving a criminal summons for Possession of CDS and traffic summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, and CDS in a Motor Vehicle. The vehicle Robert Hahnlen was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.

  • Underage Consumption of Alcohol – On Friday, December 4, 2015, at 11:57 p.m., Officers Elton Copes, George Resetar, and Adam Ewart responded to the area of Paddock Circle in Forked River for a report of a possible intoxicated driver who had reportedly just left a party on Paddock Circle. Unable to locate the described vehicle, officers responded to Paddock Circle and located a male teenager sleeping inside a parked vehicle which was different than the vehicle previously described as leaving the area with an intoxicated driver. Investigation at the scene determined that the teen was under the influence of alcoholic beverages. Further investigation revealed that he had just left a party at 5 Paddock Circle. Officers continued an investigation and learned that an unknown amount of underage juveniles had reportedly been attending the party at the residence consuming alcohol. The homeowners, identified as Alan and Shari Schwartz, were each issued a complaint summons for making property available for underage consumption. The teenage male was charged with Consuming Alcoholic Beverages Underage in a Private Residence and released to a parent.

  • Shoplifting (Arrest) – On Thursday, December 3, 2015, at 5:19 p.m., Officers Noah Schaffer and Dimitri Tsarnas responded to Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a male shoplifter in custody. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 32-year-old Carmine S. Morano of Veterans Boulevard in Waretown, NJ for shoplifting merchandise valued at $65. The reported shoplifting offenses included removing UPC labels and concealing merchandise. Carmine S. Morano was transported to police headquarters, processed, and charged with Shoplifting.

  • Traffic Accident – On Thursday, December 3, 2015, at approximately 5:45 a.m., Sergeant Robert Flynn, along with Officers John Cernek and Frederick Anderson responded to a motor vehicle crash on West Lacey Road. The crash involved two commercial trucks and resulted in a diesel fuel spill. A 2015 International box truck operated by 25-year-old Brandon Edwards of Willingboro, NJ was traveling west on Lacey Road when it attempted to pass a 1998 MACK dump truck operated by 57-year-old Augusto Domingues of South River, NJ. At the time, the Mack dump truck was slowing in preparation for a left turn into the driveway of 2215 Lacey Road. As the Mack dump truck began its left turn, it collided with the International box truck. The impact resulted in a ruptured fuel tank and a subsequent release of diesel fuel onto the roadway. The driver of the International box truck, Brandon Edwards, was issued a traffic summons at the scene for improper passing. In addition to the Lacey Township Police Department, Berkeley Township HAZMAT, Bamber Lakes Fire Department, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Ocean County Health Department, and Ocean County Road Department assisted in the investigation and clean-up. Lacey Road was partially obstructed during the investigation but was fully reopened as of 0815 hours.

  • Warrant Arrest – On Wednesday, December 2, 2015, at 9:34 p.m., Officers Patrick Watkins and Andrew Slota responded to the 1900 block of Whitcomb Road in Forked River to serve an arrest warrant. The accused, 29-year-old Brian Isdanavich of Whitcomb Road in Forked River, was arrested on an outstanding Stafford Township Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $578. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Brian Isdanavich was later turned over to the custody of the Stafford Township Police Department.