Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – January 18 through January 24, 2019

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – January 18 through January 24, 2019

 

  • Warrant Arrest – On Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at 8:38 p.m., Officer Scott Keefe conducted a motor vehicle stop on Lacey Road in the Ocean First Bank parking lot. An investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 44-year-old David Sikora, of Beach Boulevard in Forked River, on an outstanding Beachwood Municipal Court warrant in the bail amount of $200. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. David Sikora was later released on his own recognizance.
  • Trespassing and Warrant Arrest – On Monday, January 21, 2019, at 8:22 p.m., Officers Scott Keefe and Patrick Watkins responded to the Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a suspicious incident. A male subject climbed the fence and kicked open the door in the garden center setting off the alarm.   Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 33-year-old Roger J. Hanson of Nautilus Drive in Waretown, NJ, for Trespassing.   In addition, he was found to have an outstanding Atlantic City Municipal Court warrant with a bail amount of $500. Roger Hanson was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was charged on a complaint summons with defiant trespassing. Roger Hanson was released on his own recognizance by the Atlantic City Municipal Court.
  • Shoplifting Arrest – On Monday, January 21, 2019, at 6:03 p.m., Officers Randolph Plis and Anthony Sarno responded to the Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor for a report of a shoplifter leaving in a vehicle. Upon arrival the officers conducted a motor vehicle stop on the vehicle which was still in the parking lot. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 49-year-old Michele Sapanaro, of Bryant Road in Waretown, NJ, for shoplifting merchandise valued at $443. She was also found to be in the possession of hypodermic syringe. Michele Sapanaro was transported to police headquarters and processed. She was charged with Shoplifting and Possession of a Syringe and lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility to await a hearing. In addition, she received a traffic summons for driving with a suspended license.
  • Credit Card Fraud – On Monday, January 21, 2019, at 4:38 p.m., Officer Randolph Plis responded to Brick Avenue in Lanoka Harbor to take a report of credit card fraud. The victim received notification in the mail stating she owed over $2000 on a Walmart credit card she never opened. In addition, the victim revealed that an unknown person also opened a JC Penny credit card with her information but it was never utilized.
  • Burglary and Theft (Auto) – On Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 10:58 a.m., Officer Dan Ricciardella responded to police headquarters to take a report of a motor vehicle burglary. The complainant stated that during the overnight hours of January 18, 2019, someone entered her unlocked vehicle parked in her driveway on Lake Barnegat Drive North. The suspect removed items including an FM transmitter, flashlight, multi-tool, and loose change, totaling $55.
  • Theft – On Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 6:09 p.m., Officer Michael Verwey responded to the 200 block of Lane Place in Forked River, for a report of a stolen bicycle. The victim reported that earlier in the day, around 4:15 p.m., an unknown person stole his Mongoose BMX bicycle from his front yard. The bicycle is valued at $80.
  • Burglary and Theft (Auto) – On Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 3:22 p.m., Officer Jeffrey Slota responded to police headquarters in reference to a theft from a vehicle. The complainant stated that at approximately 4:45 a.m. on January 19, 2019, an unknown person(s) entered his and his wife’s unlocked vehicles that were parked in their driveway on Lake Barnegat Drive North and stole a pair of Panama Jack sunglasses valued at $200.
  • Theft – On Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 2:55 p.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to the Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a report of a theft. The victim reported that after she went shopping in the store, she loaded her vehicle and realized that she left her purse behind in the shopping cart. She went to customer service where they returned the purse after someone turned it in. The victim went through her purse to find that its contents and $100 cash had been removed. The incident remains under investigation.
  • Burglary and Theft (Auto) – On Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 1:11 p.m., Officer Jeffrey Slota responded to headquarters in reference to a theft from a vehicle that occurred on Hill Top Drive in Lanoka Harbor. The complainant stated that on the morning of January 19, 2019, at approximately 5:30 a.m., she entered her vehicle and found the contents to be strewn about. Approximately $10 in loose change and three headbands, valued at $15 each, were stolen. The vehicle was left unlocked and parked in the driveway of the residence. The victim believes that the theft occurred around 11:30 p.m. on the evening of January 18, 2019.
  • Burglary and Theft (Auto) – On Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 11:05 a.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to Emerald Court in Lanoka Harbor, for a report of a theft from a vehicle. The complainant reported that during the overnight hours of January 19, 2019, an unknown person(s) entered his unlocked vehicle that was parked in the street in front of his residence and stole approximately $2.50 in loose change.
  • Burglary and Theft (Auto) – On Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 10:41 a.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to the 600 block of Lake Barnegat Drive North in Lanoka Harbor, for two separate thefts from vehicles. The victim stated that between the evening hours of January 18, 2019, and the morning hours of January 19, 2019, an unknown person(s) entered his unlocked vehicles that were parked in the driveway and stole loose change.
  • Burglary and Theft (Auto) – On Saturday, January 19, at 10:23 a.m., Officer Michael Verwey responded to Emerald Court in Lanoka Harbor, for a theft from a vehicle. The complainant stated that between the hours of 6:00 p.m. on Friday, January 18, 2019 and the morning of January 19, 2019, an unknown person(s) entered her unlocked vehicle that was parked in the driveway and stole approximately $5.00 in loose change.
  • Burglary and Theft (Auto) – On Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 9:35 a.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to Emerald Court in Lanoka Harbor, for a theft from a vehicle. The complainant stated that between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., an unknown person(s) entered his unlocked vehicle and stole $5.00 in loose change.
  • Burglary (Auto) – On Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 8:59 a.m., Officer Jeffrey Slota responded to the 700 block of Lake Barnegat Drive North in Lanoka Harbor for a theft from a vehicle. The complainant stated that during the overnight hours of January 18, 2019 into January 19, 2019, an unknown person(s) entered his unlocked vehicles that were parked in the driveway. The contents of the center consoles and gloveboxes were strewn about. The complaint advised that nothing of monetary value appeared to be missing.
  • Burglary and Theft (Auto) – On Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 8:52 a.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to police headquarters to take a report of a theft from a motor vehicle. The complainant stated that during the overnight hours of January 18, 2019 into January 19, 2019, an unknown person(s) entered his unlocked vehicle that was parked in his driveway of his residence on Emerald Court in Lanoka Harbor and stole a pair of Oakley sunglasses valued at $100, a cable charger valued at $10, and two Carhartt sweatshirts valued at $50 each. The total theft is valued at $210.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Friday, January 18, 2019, at 9:33 a.m. Officers Dimitrios Tsarnas and Noah Schaffer responded to the 1400 block of Jay Street in Forked River, for a report of possible trespassers. The occupants produced written permission to be inside. Investigation at the scene revealed that one occupant, 40-year-old Heather M. Oneill-Deller of Chestnut Way Circle in Barnegat, NJ, had two Toms River Township Municipal Court warrants totaling $750. She was transported to police headquarters and processed. Heather M. Oneill-Deller was later released on her own recognizance.

 

 

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