Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – February 22nd, through February 28th, 2019

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – February 22nd, through February 28th, 2019

 

 

 

  • CDS/Warrant Arrest – On Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at 11:33 p.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel while patrolling the area near Game Farm Road and Route 9 North in Forked River stopped a male subject on a bicycle. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 29-year-old Christopher Cox of Jay Street, Forked River, for having outstanding warrants out of the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department totaling $40,393 and warrants from Robbinsville Municipal Court in the amount of $1150, Toms River Municipal Court in the amount of $500, and Seaside Heights Municipal Court in the amount of $250. Search incident to arrest, Christopher Cox was found to be in possession of Heroin, Xanax, Valium, Marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. Christopher Cox was arrested, processed, and charged criminally. He was transferred to the Ocean County Correctional Facility in lieu of bail.
  • Suspicious Person– On Monday, February 25, 2019, at 10:46 a.m., Officers Noah Schaffer and Alan Abrecht responded to Walmart on Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor after receiving a call from the Loss Prevention Officer for a customer harassing employees. The two subjects were no longer permitted in the store or on store property.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Monday, February 25, 2019, at 10:46 a.m., Officers Noah Schaffer and Alan Abrecht responded to Walmart on Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor after receiving a call from the Loss Prevention Officer for a customer harassing employees. The two subjects were no longer permitted in the store or on store property. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 33-year-old Michael D. Claudy of Rellim Drive, Old Bridge, NJ, on two outstanding warrants out of Brielle Boro Municipal Court totaling $1000. Rachael K. Wimmer, 28, of Huron Trail, Branchburg, NJ, was also found to have an outstanding warrant out of Neptune Township Municipal Court in the amount of $1000. Both were transported to police headquarters. Brielle Police arrived and transported Michael Claudy to Brielle Police Department. Rachael Wimmer was processed and released on her own recognizance.
  • Theft – On Sunday, February 24, 2019, at 8:50 p.m., Officer Christopher Meyler responded to police headquarters to take a report of theft of a bicycle. The complainant stated the black specialized mountain bike was left unlocked and taken from the 700 block of Lacey Road between 5:50 p.m. and 8:40 p.m. The approximate cost of the mountain bike is $1000.
  • Shoplifting Arrest – On Sunday, February 24, 2019, at 4:51 p.m., Officers Michael Hutman and Michael Baldasari responded to Walmart, Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor for a shoplifter in custody. The accused, 54-year-old Cynthia Geiger of Station Drive in Forked River, stole over $800 in assorted merchandise. She was transported to police headquarters and processed. Cynthia Geiger was released after receiving a summons for shoplifting.
  • Fire – On Sunday, February 24, 2019, at 12:48 p.m., Officers Michael Hutman responded to Emerald Court in Forked River for a report of smoke throughout the home. The Forked River Fire Company responded to the scene and deemed the smoke was coming from a microwave in the home.
  • DWI Arrest – On Saturday, February 23, 2019, at 3:53 p.m., Officer Michael Baldasari responded to the 700 block of Chesapeake Drive in Forked River after receiving an aggressive driver complaint. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 49-year-old Susan M. Weaver, for DUI. Susan Weaver was transported to police headquarters and processed. She received motor vehicle summonses for DUI, Refusal to Submit to Breath Testing, Reckless Driving, and Failure to Maintain Lane.
  • Criminal Mischief – On Saturday, February 23, 2019, multiple complaints of Criminal Mischief were reported. The vehicles were vandalized using washable green and red paint markers; no permanent damage is reported.
  • Fraud – On Friday, February 22, 2019, at 11:36 a.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to police headquarters to take a report of fraud. The complainant stated he received a message on his home phone from a male claiming to be from the Arizona Social Security Office. He contacted the phone number and spoke with “Jacob” who advised him that his social security number had been fraudulently used to open 78 bank accounts and used to rent a car that was abandoned in Texas. Officer Slota advised the complainant to contact the local Special Security Administration and advise them of the incident.
  • DWI/Warrant Arrest – On Friday, February 22, 2019, at 3:06 a.m., Officer Scott Keefe conducted a motor vehicle stop in the Walmart parking lot on Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor. Officer Christopher Meyler arrived on scene to assist. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 25-year-old Toni A. Paluscio of Lincoln Avenue, Seaside Heights, NJ, for DUI. She was also found to have an outstanding warrant out of Beachwood Municipal Court in the amount of $114. Toni Paluscio was transported to police headquarters and processed. She was released after receiving motor vehicle summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, and Failure to Maintain Lane. The vehicle she was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Fire – On Friday, February 22, 2019, at 12:42 a.m., Officer Julie Barcalow responded to the 1400 block of Clearview Street in Forked River for a report of a fire already extinguished by the homeowner. The Forked River Fire Company responded to the scene, as well as the Ocean County Fire Marshall. There was significant damage in the bedroom to the carpet, the molding, and smoke damage to the ceiling. It appeared that the fire may have started by a lamp.
  • Suspicious Person – On Friday, February 22, 2019, at 12:17 a.m., Officers Patrick Watkins and Michael Baldasari responded to the Lacey Road (WaWa) in Forked River for a report of a male customer causing a disturbance in the store. Responding officers reported that the subject paid for his items and left the store without incident.
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