Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – February 23, 2018 through March 1, 2018

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – February 23, 2018 through March 1, 2018

 

 

 

  • Shoplifting and CDS Arrest – On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at 7:08 p.m., Officers Patrick Watkins and Jesse Dalziel responded to Prime Time Smoke Shop, 118 Route 9 South, Forked River for a report of a female shoplifter. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 28-year-old Jeni L. McDaniel of Route 9 South, Forked River, for attempting to steal merchandise valued at $10. She was arrested and transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters. Additionally, she was found to be in possession of CDS. Jeni L. McDaniel was charged on a criminal warrant with shoplifting and possession of CDS, and was later transported to the Ocean County Jail.
  • Fraud – On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at 3:35 p.m., Officer Scott Anderson responded to Pensacola Road in Forked River and to meet with a victim of a fraud. The victim stated that he is the owner of an internet business out of his home that deals with automotive parts. He recently shipped an order for $2175 worth of parts to a buyer in Detroit, MI. The buyer called the owner of the auto parts business and claimed that he did not place an order for any parts and had a fraudulent charge to his credit card. The shipped order was picked up in Detroit by someone who showed the necessary ID with the buyers name on it. The owner/victim stated that his PayPal business account was deducted for the merchandise he shipped. The total amount of the fraud is estimated over $4000. The incident remains under investigation.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at 10:07 a.m., Officer George Resetar responded to Lacey Township Police Headquarters for a male subject who turned himself in on an active criminal warrant. The no-bail warrant was out the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department for charges originated in Lacey Township for impersonation/identity theft. The subject, 29-year-old Christopher T. Ross, of Arnold Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ, was processed and transported to the Ocean County Jail.
  • Theft from Auto – On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at 7:25 a.m., Officer Dimitrios Tsarnas responded to Harrison Avenue and Clifton Street in Forked River for a report of a found purse. The subsequent investigation revealed that the owner of the purse, who lives on Elwood Street in Forked River, had her vehicle broken into during the overnight hours between February 26, 2018 and February 27, 2018. The victim reported that she locked her car, which was parked in the driveway of the residence, but left her key fob in her purse inside the vehicle. The key fob was stolen from the purse. The total amount of the theft is estimated at $105.
  • Theft – On Monday, February 26, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., Officer Adam Ewart responded to the 200 block of Laurel Boulevard in Lanoka Harbor for a report of theft from a homeowner whose property was under construction. Two males were seen leaving in a white pickup truck removing items, including a diamond plated toolbox, from the site. The estimated amount of the theft is over $3000. The incident remains under investigation.
  • Possession of CDS/Drug Paraphernalia– On Sunday, February 25, 2018, at 9:00 p.m., Special Officer Robert Campolei was investigating a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of the Wawa on Lacey Road, Forked River. Officer Michael Baldasari arrived on scene to assist. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of driver of the vehicle, 27-year-old Timothy Tormey, of Murrieta, California, for possession of marijuana. He was transported to police headquarters, processed, and later released after being charged on a criminal summons for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He also received motor vehicle summonses for open container and CDS in a motor vehicle.
  • Theft from Auto – On Sunday, February 25, 2018, at 6:36 p.m., Officer Chris Meyler responded to the 600 block of Fairview Lane in Forked River for a report of two vehicles that had been broken into. The victim reported that between 6:00 p.m. on February 24, 2018, and 6:00 p.m. on February 25, 2018, someone entered her two unlocked vehicles that were parked in her driveway and removed a wallet containing $50 in cash, a NJ Driver’s License, and loose change from the center consoles. The total amount of the theft is estimated at $75.
  • Theft from Auto – On Sunday, February 25, 2018, at 1:51 p.m., Officer Michael Hutman responded to Lacey Township Police Headquarters to take a report of theft. The victim reported that between the hours of 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 24, 2018, and 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, February 25, 2018, someone removed a Guess purse from her unlocked vehicle., which was parked in the driveway of her residence on Nantucket Road, Forked River. The purse and its contents are estimated at $787.
  • Criminal Mischief – On Sunday, February 25, 2018, at 12:49 p.m., Officers Michael Verwey and Michael Hutman took a criminal mischief report for a vehicle that was parked at Backward Flag Brewery, Challenger Way, Forked River. The owner of the vehicle reported a large scratch down the length of her vehicle. The incident took place on February 25, 2018, between 4:30 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. The damage is estimated at $500.
  • Warrant Arrest/Possession of CDS – On Saturday, February 24, 2018, at 8:55 p.m., Officer Michael Baldasari and Special Officer Michael Moeller responded to the area known as the Trestle in Lanoka Harbor for a suspicious vehicle. The passenger in the vehicle, Candace M. Bollettieri of Boulder Drive, Barnegat, NJ, was found to have two active warrants. The first warrant was a traffic warrant out of Stafford Township Municipal Court in the amount of $139; the second warrant is a no bail criminal warrant out of the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department. Candace Bollettieri was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters, processed, and was transported to the Ocean County Jail. Additionally, she was found to be in possession of CDS and drug paraphernalia. Candace Bollettieri was charged on a criminal warrant for possession of CDS and possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Theft – On Friday, February 23, 2018, at 5:45 p.m., Officer Martin Julian responded to Firestone in the Lacey Mall on Route 9 South in Lanoka Harbor for a report of 20 stolen tires. The manager stated that he received a shipment of 20 Firestone and Primewall tires at approximately 12:00 p.m. on this date that were stacked in the rear of the store outside the receiving door. The manager discovered the tires missing at 1:00 p.m. The incident remains under investigation.
  • Theft – On Friday, February 23, 2018, Officer Michael Hein responded to Jersey Sportsman Ammunition Sales on Route 9 South in Forked River for a report of a stolen firearm. The owner of the business shipped a firearm to a customer in California via the US Postal Service. The box was delivered to buyer’s residence but was found to be empty. The owner notified the New Jersey State Police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The matter remains under investigation.
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