Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – January 12th through January 17th, 2017

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – January 12th through January 17th, 2017

 

  • DUI Arrest – On Tuesday, January 17, 2017, Officers Julie Barcalow and Jason Lee responded to JR’s Liquors, located at 1000 Lacey Road in Forked River for an unrelated alarm. While at the scene, a seperate DUI investigation began. The investigation led to the arrest of 45-year-old James Frey of Green View Way in Toms River, NJ, for DUI. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. James Frey was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, Open Container of Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle and Consuming Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle. The vehicle he was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law
  • Warrant Arrest – On Monday, January 16, 2017, at 11:05 p.m., Officer Michael Baldasari conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of Caffrey’s, located at 440 Route 9 South in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 27-year-old Keith W. Hestermann, Jr., of North Penn Avenue in Forked River, on an outstanding Lacey Township Municipal Court warrant in the bail amount of $750. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Keith Hestermann, Jr., was unable to post bail and was lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility.
  • Drug Arrest – On Monday, January 16, 2017, at 12:02 a.m., Officer Michael Baldasari conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of Applebees, located at 404 Route 9 South in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 25-year-old Joseph R. Greco of Bittern Lane in Bayville, NJ, for Possession of CDS. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Joseph Greco was released after receiving a criminal summons for Possession of Marijuana 50 Grams or Less and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. In addition he received traffic summonses for Speeding and CDS in a Motor Vehicle.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Sunday, January 15, 2017, at 7:54 p.m., Officer Anthony Sarno responded to Second Street in Forked River to serve two outstanding warrants. Upon arrival, officers arrested 25-year-old Jerry L. Anderson, 3rd, of Lexington Boulevard in Barnegat, NJ on the two outstanding warrants. Warrant number one (1) was issued by the Berkeley Township Municipal Court in the bail amount of $1,500 and warrant number two (2) was issued by the Ocean Township Municipal Court in the bail amount of $120. Jerry Anderson was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was unable to post bail and was lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Sunday, January 15, 2017, at 12:25 a.m., Officer Anthony Sarno conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Middle Branch and Bahama Drives in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 30-year-old Stephen P. Pajewski of Route 37 West in Toms River, NJ, on two outstanding warrants. Warrant number one (1) was issued by the Manchester Township Municipal Court in the bail amount of $500 and warrant number two (2) was issued by the Robbinsville Township Municipal Court in the bail amount of $1,500.   Stephen Pajewski was transported to police headquarters and processed. He posted bail on the Manchester Township Municipal Court warrant.  Robbinsville Township was contacted regarding their warrant and they released him on his own recognizance pending a future court date. In addition, Stephen Pajewski received a motor vehicle summons for Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License before being released from custody.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Saturday, January 14, 2017, at 10:21 p.m., Officer Anthony Sarno conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Beverly Road and Joffre Road in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the front seat passenger, identified as 46-year-old Steven J. Bassford, of Lancaster Court in Forked River, on an outstanding Ocean County Sheriff’s Department warrant in the bail amount of $22,073.87. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Stephen Bassford was unable to post bail and was lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility.
  • Drug Arrest On Saturday, January 14, 2017, at 9:25 p.m., Officer Michael Verwey responded to the Wawa, located at 701 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a report of a male slumped over the steering wheel in his vehicle.  Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 24-year-old Robert M. Donahue of Crestwood Drive in Forked River, for DUI. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Robert Donahue was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, Failure to Exhibit Registration and Failure to Exhibit Proof of Insurance. The vehicle he was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Drug Arrest – On Saturday, January 14, 2017, at 2:49 p.m., Special Officer Adam Bylsma conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Route 9 South and Station Drive in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 21-year-old Brianna L. Vega of Oregon Avenue in Waretown, NJ, for Possession of CDS. She was transported to police headquarters and processed. Brianna Vega was released after receiving a criminal summons for Possession of Marijuana 50 Grams or Less. In addition, she received traffic summonses for CDS in a Motor Vehicle and Cell Phone Use.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Friday, January 13, 2017, at 8:48 p.m., Officers Martin Julian and Jesse Dalziel responded to Constitution Drive in Forked River, to serve an outstanding warrant. Upon arrival officers arrested 24-year-old Shawn P. Kelly of Constitution Drive in Forked River, on an outstanding Hammonton Township Municipal Court warrant in the bail amount of $1500. Shawn Kelly was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was turned over to the custody the Hammonton Township Police Department.
  • Shoplifting Arrest – On Friday, January 13, 2017, at 6:37 p.m., Officers Patrick Watkins and Andrew Slota responded to the Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a female shoplifter.  Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 18-year-old Taquanah I. Boone of Maple Street in Waretown, NJ, for shoplifting merchandise valued at $34.96. In addition, she initially provided a false name. She was transported to police headquarters and processed. Taquanah Boone was released after receiving a criminal summons for Shoplifting and for Hindering her own Apprehension by providing the false name.

 

 

 

 

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