Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – February 15th, through February 21st, 2019

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – February 15th, through February 21st, 2019

 

 

 

  • Carbon Monoxide Alarm – On Thursday, February 21, 2019, at 10:20 p.m., Officer Daniel Ricciardella responded to the area of Neosho Drive for an alarm sounding.  The fire department was dispatched to the scene.  Investigation by the fire department found the alarm to be faulty.
  • Theft – On Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at 10:20 p.m., Officer Robert Duffy responded to police headquarters to take a report of theft. The complainant reported that his 2004 Pace “Summit” enclosed black trailer was removed from his vacant residence on Deerhead Lake Drive in Forked River. The complainant believes the trailer was taken between 2:00 a.m. on Monday, February 18, 2019 and 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. The complainant stated that approximately $10,000 in construction equipment was inside the trailer. The trailer is valued at $5,000.00.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at 4:11 p.m., Officer Elton Copes responded to police headquarters and processed 26-year-old Sean Cox of Jay Street, Forked River for and outstanding Lacey Township warrant in the amount of $500. Sean Cox was processed and released after posting the bail.
  • Shoplifting Arrest – On Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at 6:15 p.m., Officers Brian Holt and Andrew Slota responded to Kohl’s on Route 9 North in Forked River for a report of a shoplifting in progress. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 31-year-old Latonya M. Marsh of Elizabeth Avenue, Bayville, NJ, for concealing numerous articles of clothing on her person and inside her purse. The total value of the recovered merchandise is $315. She was transported to police headquarters and processed. Latonya Marsh was released after receiving a summons for shoplifting.
  • Vehicle Burglary – On Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at 8:54 a.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to the corner of Island View Drive and Riverview Drive in Forked River for a report of a motor vehicle burglary. The caller reported that he parked his unlocked vehicle down the street from his residence at 10:45 p.m. due to the likelihood of flooding on Monday night. When he went to his vehicle at 9:00 a.m. the next morning, he realized his vehicle had been entered. Medication and approximately $13 was stolen from the vehicle.
  • CDS Possession – On Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at 4:27 a.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel conducted a business check at Walmart on Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor where he located a suspicious vehicle. Investigation at the scene led to that arrest of 32-year-old Jesse R. Gibson, of Holmes Avenue North, Forked River, for possession of CDS. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Jesse Gibson was charged on a criminal complaint summons with Possession of Heroin, Possession of Prescription Medication, and Possession of a Hypodermic Syringe. He was processed and released on a complaint-summons.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Monday, February 18, 2019, at 11:23 p.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel was dispatched to the area of Oak Road and Cedar Drive in Lanoka Harbor for a suspicious vehicle. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 34-year-old Lauren M. Keller of Oak Road, Lanoka Harbor, on an outstanding no bail warrant out of the Passaic County Sheriff’s Department. Lauren Keller was transported to police headquarters and turned over to Passaic County Sheriff’s Officers in lieu of bail.
  • Fraud – On Monday, February 18, 2019, at 1:38 p.m., Officer Jeffrey Slota responded to the 200 block of Chestnut Lane in Forked River to take a report of computer fraud. The complainant reported that she received a phone call from what she believed to be a Comcast employee. The unknown caller explained that her computer IP address had been compromised and that their tech service department would correct the problems and check for suspicious activity. A short time later, the subject called her back and advised her that he found several attempts to access her accounts. She was asked to purchase $450 in Google Pay cards and provide the card information to him to which she complied. She was advised that he would continue to work on the computer problems and he would call her back on Sunday, February 17, 2019. On Sunday, when the subject called back, he told her he found more problems and requested additional money to fix them. At this point, she realized that something was suspicious. She contacted her financial institutions and froze her accounts. She was advised to monitor her credit for the next few months for any suspicious activity.
  • Residential Burglary – On Sunday, February 17, 2019, at 5:03 p.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to the 200 block of Barramore Avenue in Lanoka Harbor for a report of a residential burglary. The victim stated that she left her residence at 2:00 p.m. on February 14, 2019. When she returned home, she found a window open in the spare bedroom. Approximately $100 in silver dollars, $75 in Sacajawea dollars, and $25 in loose change were stolen. The total value of the theft is approximately $200. The incident remains under investigation.
  • Criminal Mischief – On Saturday, February 16, 2019, at 8:13 p.m., Officers Martin Julian and Christopher Meyler responded to the 1700 block of Binnacle Road, Forked River. The complainants reported that a male was banging on their front door. The male punched a hole in the door’s double pane window and then punched a hole in the plastic mailbox and left the area. The damage is estimated at $250.
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