Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – December 7th through December 13th, 2018

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – December 7th through December 13th, 2018

 

 

 

  • CDS Arrest- On Thursday, December 13, 2018, at 12:33 a.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 9 near Taylor Lane. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 38-year old Bernard Homefield 3rd of Wild Oaks Court, Little Egg Harbor for possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was transported to police headquarters, processed, and released on a criminal summons charging him with possession of marijuana under 50g and possession of drug paraphernalia. Additional motor vehicle summonses were issued for driving while suspended and possession of CDS in a motor vehicle.
  • Criminal Mischief – On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at 12:28 p.m., Officer Scott Anderson responded to police headquarters to take a criminal mischief report for a mailbox that was dented and damaged at 1200 block of Laurel Boulevard, Lanoka Harbor.  The incident occurred sometime between November 29 and December 11, 2018. The damage is estimated at $25.
  • Theft from Auto – On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at 11:59 a.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to police headquarters to take a report of a theft from a vehicle. The victim believes someone entered his unlocked vehicle that was parked in the rear of the Municipal Building at approximately 9:50 a.m. A black Soundbox Sound Bar about 12” in length was missing.   The total value $80. The incident remains under investigation.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Monday, December 10, 2018, at 11:36 p.m.., Officer Scott Keefe conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 9 South near the power plant. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 21-year-old Jonathan M. Barrett of Leeward Road, Manahawkin, NJ, for having an outstanding child support warrant out of the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility without incident. Jonathan Barrett was issued a traffic summons for driving while suspended.
  • Shoplifting – On Sunday, December 9, 2018, at 4:50 p.m., Officer Randolph Plis responded to Walmart on Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor for a shoplifter who attempted to leave the store through the Garden Center without paying.   The suspect dropped the box containing a battery-powered Razor dirt bike valued at $222. The suspect entered a vehicle described as a gray Hyundai Elantra that was waiting for him. The incident remains under investigation.
  • Warrant Arrest/Criminal Trespass – On Friday, December 7, 2018, Officers Scott Keefe, Anthony Sarno, and Michael Baldasari responded to the 400 block of Barnacle Road in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 20-year-old Dynasia T. Olivo and 18-year-old Jarett P. Dempsey both of Sheridan Avenue, Seaside Heights, NJ, for criminal trespassing, after having entered a vacant residence. They were transported to police headquarters and processed. Jarett Dempsey was found to have a warrant from Seaside Heights Municipal Court in the amount of $400. Both were transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility without incident.
  • Shoplifting Arrest – On Friday, December 7, 2018, Officers Scott Keefe and Christopher Meyler responded to Walmart on Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor for a shoplifter in custody. The suspect, 31-year-old Jeremy K. King of Igor Way, Bayville, NJ, was observed placing merchandise totaling $47.76 in his jacket pocket and attempting to leave the store. He was transported to police headquarters and processed on a summons for Shoplifting. After processing, Jeremy King was released on his own recognizance.
  • Fraud – On Friday, December 7, 2018, Officer Christopher Meyler responded to police headquarters to take a report of fraud. The victim reported that he received a package in the mail containing two iPhone cases and two iPhone glass screen protectors from Verizon Wireless that he did not order. He contacted Verizon Wireless’s fraud department who informed him that an unknown person purchased two IPhones at the Apple Store in Bridgewater, NJ. The unknown person opened a Verizon Wireless account to activate the phones using his social security number and email address. Verizon immediately froze the phones and reported it as fraud within the company. The homeowner was advised to contact the three major credit bureaus and monitor his account.
  • Shoplifting Arrest – On Friday, December 7, 2018, at 1:09 p.m., all units in the vicinity of Walmart were dispatched for a shoplifter driving a Dodge pickup truck heading west on Haines Street. Special Officer John Cate stopped the vehicle matching the description. Officer Michael Hein arrived to assist. The suspect, 48-year-old David M. Hoffman of Buttonwood Lane, Cinnaminson, NJ, concealed merchandise totaling approximately $175 before fleeing the store. David Hoffman was transported to police headquarters where he was processed on a summons and released on his own recognizance.

 

 

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