Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – February 17th through February 23rd, 2017

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – February 17th through February 23rd, 2017

 

  • Theft – On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at 2:57 p.m., Officer Evan Androcy responded to the 1700 block of Sommerell Avenue in Forked River, for a report of a stolen bicycle. The complainant reported that between 4:00 p.m. on February 18, 2017 and 3:00 p.m. on February 21, 2017, an unknown person or persons stole their unsecured bicycle from the yard of the residence. The bicycle is described as a black and pink Mongoose 20” mountain bike valued at $120.
  • Burglary and Criminal Mischief (Residence) – On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at 1:48 p.m., Officer Frederick Anderson responded to the 200 block of Chestnut Drive in Lanoka Harbor, for a report of a burglary. The victim reported that between October 2016 and February 21, 2017, an unknown person or persons forced entry into their residence by breaking a rear garage window. Once inside the person or persons rummaged through the residence, however, it is unknown if anything was taken. The damage to the window is estimated at $100. The Lacey Township Police Detective Bureau was notified and the incident remains under investigation.
  • Warrant Arrest- On Monday, February 20, 2017, at 10:27 p.m. Officer Elton Copes responded to the 700 block of Stephanie Court in Forked River for a dispute. The investigation led to the arrest of 27-year-old Joseph J. Caputo 4th, of Barnacle Road in Forked River, on an outstanding Toms River Township Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $350. Joseph J. Caputo 4th was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was ultimately lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility in default of bail.
  • Theft – On Monday, February 20, 2017, at 7:02 p.m., Officer Martin Julian responded to the 500 block of Alpine Street in Forked River, for a theft report. The victim reported that between 3:00 p.m. on February 12, 2017 and 5:00 p.m. on February 20, 2017, an unknown person or persons stole his generator from the Alpine Street residence. The victim reported that on February 12, 2017, he dropped his generator off in the driveway of the residence so it could be repaired. When the victim contacted the resident on February 20, 2017 to determine the status of the generator repair, he was informed by the resident that he never received it. The generator is described as a 3700 watt Briggs and Stratton, valued at $250. The incident is under investigation.
  • Drug Arrest – On Sunday, February 19, 2017, at 11:30 p.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Bay Way and Route 9 in Lanoka Harbor. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 36-year-old John T. Sullivan, of Laurel Boulevard in Lanoka Harbor, for possession of CDS. In addition, a Wall Township Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $500 was located for his arrest. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. John T. Sullivan was released after posting full bail on the warrant, and receiving a criminal summons for Possession of Marijuana 50 Grams or Less and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. In addition John T. Sullivan received traffic summonses for Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle, Improper Turn, and Driving with a Suspended License.
  • Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer and Resisting Arrest – On Sunday, February 19, 2017, at 11:21 p.m., Officers Martin Julian and Patrick Watkins responded to Capstan Drive and Shenandoah Drive in Forked River for a report of two intoxicated females acting disorderly. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 24-year-old Anastasia R. Ferenc of Capstan Drive in Forked River, for Obstructing the Administration of Law, Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer (specifically by pushing and kicking the police officer), Resisting arrest and Disorderly conduct. She was transported to police headquarters and processed. Anastasia R. Ferenc was released after receiving criminal summonses for Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer, Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Sunday, February 19, 2017, at 4:30 p.m., Officer George Resetar responded to the 1700 block of Binnacle Road in Forked River to serve an oustanding Ocean County Sheriff’s Department arrest warrant with a bail amount of $43,004.34.  Upon arrival Officer Resetar located and arrested 41-year-old Joseph G. Caruso, of Binnacle Road in Forked River on the outstanding warrant. Joseph G. Caruso was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was ultimately lodged in the Ocean County Correctional facility in default of bail.
  • Underage Consumption of Alcohol (Multiple Arrests) – On Saturday, February 18, 2017, at 10:01 p.m., Officers Scott Keefe and Anthony Sarno responded to Lower Lake Drive in Forked River, in response to an alleged underage drinking party at a residence. Investigation at the scene led to the issuance of juvenile complaints for Underage Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages on Private Property. The juvenile complaints were issued to four 14-year-old juvenile females, all from Lacey Township. They were all released to a guardian or family member.
  • Burglary and Criminal Mischief (Residence) – On Saturday, February 18, 2017, at 4:52 p.m., Officer Brian Holt responded to the 800 block of Hazelton Avenue in Lanoka Harbor, for a burglary. The victim reported that between 4 p.m. on February 5, 2017, and 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2017, an unknown person or persons forced entry into the residence by breaking a window. At the time of the report the complainant was unsure if anything was stolen from the residence. The cost to repair the window is estimated at $500. The Lacey Township Police Detective Bureau was notified and the incident remains under investigation.
  • Burglary and Theft (Residence) – On Friday, February 17, 2017, at 3:06 p.m., Officer Noah Schaffer responded to the 2000 block of Hillwood Road in Forked River, for a report of a burglary. The complainant reported that between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on February 17, 2017, an unknown person or persons entered the residence through an unlocked bedroom window. Once inside the unknown person or persons stole property including $150 in cash (loose change and dollar bills), a small silver cross pendant valued at $200, a pair of white sapphire earrings valued at $300 and a pair of ¼ carat diamond earrings valued at $400. The total theft is estimated at $1050. The incident remains under investigation.
  • Criminal Attempt Burglary and Criminal Mischief (Residence) – On Friday, February 17, 2017, at 2:57 p.m., Officer Brian Holt responded to the 100 block of Chestnut Drive in Forked River, for a report of an attempted burglary to a residence. The victim stated that on February 17, 2017, she observed that her kitchen sink window screen was missing and located it outside on the ground. The victim advised that the screen had been cut near the latches that hold it in place. In addition, the victim observed that her shed appeared to have been opened and a 5 inch bolt used to fasten the latch of her fence was no longer in place. The victim checked her exterior shed and the interior of her residence and did not find anything stolen or disturbed. The damage is estimated at $100. The incident remains under investigation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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