Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – July 15th thru July 21st, 2014

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – July 15th thru July 21st, 2014

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July 15th, 2014 thru July 21st, 2014

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  • Theft & Forgery (Arrest) – On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, Officer Dimitrios Tsarnas met with a resident who reported that she was the victim of a theft of checks from her residence. The checks were later cashed at her bank without her authorization. The victim stated she had hired 22-year-old Christopher Boardingham of N Lakeside Drive in Forked River to perform odd jobs around her house. She indicated that she suspected that he stole the checks and then made the checks out to himself by forging her name on the checks before cashing them. Officer Dimitri Tsarnas investigated the matter and signed criminal complaints against Christopher Boardingham for theft by deception and forgery. Boardingham was subsequently arrested, processed, and released on the criminal summonses pending a court date.

  • Burglary & Theft (Arrest) – On Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Officer Evan Androcy responded to the 400 block of Lake Barnegat Drive South in reference to a report of a burglary and theft. The victim reported that 20-year-old Erik Moore of 417 Lake Barnegat Drive South entered his house and stole electronic equipment valued at $620. Officer Androcy with the assistance of Officer John Simonson conducted an investigation and subsequently arrested Erik Moore and charged him with burglary and theft.  Erik Moore was processed at police headquarters and released on summons pending a court date.

  • Underage Consumption of Alcohol/ Consumption of Alcohol in a Township Park – On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at 6:30 p.m., Officer Evan Androcy and Officer Dimitrios Tsarnas responded to Gille Park, 56 Manchester Avenue, in reference to a report of the consumption of alcoholic beverages underage in the park. Officers located a group of people in the park consuming alcoholic beverages. The following action was taken by the responding officers: 22-year-old Shawn Kaliske of Hasting Road in Forked River and 22-year-old Chelsea Littleford of Chestnut Street in Forked River were issued township ordinance violations for the consumption of alcoholic beverages in a township Park. Three underage subjects, 19-year-old Michael Micallef of Froghollow Road in Forked River; 20-year-old Anthony Baisi of Ewart Road in Forked River; and 20-year-old Amber Cox of Bullard Avenue in Forked River were each issued a summons for the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages. Shawn Kaliske was issued an additional summons for providing alcoholic beverages to minors.

  • Theft from a Vehicle – On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, Officer Scott Anderson handled a report of items stolen from a vehicle that was located on the 400 block of Barramore Ave in Lanoka Harbor. The incident reportedly occurred between the hours of midnight and 8:00 a.m. on July 15, 2014, when an unknown actor or actors entered the unsecured vehicle and stole the vehicle registration and insurance card, $65 in cash, as well as other miscellaneous items. The total value of the stolen property was reported as $530. The vehicle was parked in the driveway at the time of the theft.

  • Warrant Arrest – On Wednesday, July 16, 2014, Special Officer Travis Horton arrested 21-year-old Joseph P. Sinopoli of Clairmore Avenue in Lanoka Harbor in the vicinity of Taylor Lane and Route 9 on two outstanding arrest warrants issued by the Lacey Township Municipal Court totaling $750. Joseph Sinopoli was released after posting the required bail.

  • Burglary of a Residence – On Wednesday, July 16, 2014, Officer Michael Hein handled a report of a residential burglary on the 700 block of Maple Road in Lanoka Harbor. The resident reported that between Friday, July 11, 2014 and Tuesday, July 15, 2014, an unknown actor or actors stole jewelry valued at approximately $1,100 from the home. There were no signs of forced entry to the residence. Detective Brian Flynn is currently investigating the incident.

  • Shoplifting (Arrest) – On Wednesday, July 16, 2014, Officer Evan Androcy responded to the Wal-Mart store in Lanoka Harbor in reference to a shoplifter in custody. Loss prevention staff reported that 35-year-old Christopher Cieslik of Spar Court in Barnegat placed four articles of men’s clothing in a bag and attempted to leave the store without paying for the merchandise. C. Cieslik was placed under arrest, transported to police headquarters, processed, charged with shoplifting, and released from custody pending a court date.

  • Warrant Arrest – On Wednesday, July 16, 2014, Special Officer Travis Horton arrested 28-year-old John Sabie of Birch Road in Lanoka Harbor in the vicinity of the Wal-Mart parking lot on an outstanding warrant out of the Newark Municipal Court in the amount of $350. John Sabie was transported to police headquarters where he was subsequently released after the Newark Municipal Court assigned a new court date.

  • DUI (Arrest) – On Friday, July 18, 2014, Officer Anthony Sarno responded to the parking lot of 800 Lacey Road in reference to a report of an impaired driver. Officer Sarno made contact with the operator of the vehicle, 40-year-old Dayna Rod of Edgewood Drive in Toms River. Signs of impairment were evident and field sobriety tests were administered. Dayna Rod was subsequently arrested for DUI. Dayna Rod was transported to police headquarters and processed. Dayna Rod was charged with DUI and reckless driving. The vehicle was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.

  • Theft (Arrest) – On Friday, July 18, 2014, Officer Anthony Sarno arrested 29-year-old Timothy O’Brien of Buena Vista Road in Forked River for the theft of township property. The arrest came after an investigation into the theft of 25 used car batteries stolen from the Lacey Township Recycling Center. The batteries were valued at $250. Timothy O’Brien was processed and released on a summons.

  • Theft – On Friday, July 18, 2014, Officer Daniel Ricciardella responded to the 1500 block of Beverly Road in Forked River in reference to a theft of a John Deer Dump Cart that was located on the side of the residence. The theft occurred between Wednesday, July 16, 2014 and Friday, July 18, 20014. The cart is valued at $200.

  • DUI (Arrest) – On Saturday, July 19, 2014, at 11:37 p.m., Officer Anderson observed a vehicle stop in the middle of the roadway confusing other vehicles that had to travel around it. Officer Anderson initiated a motor vehicle stop and identified the driver as 58-year-old Leopoldo Tocao of Sunflower Lane in Toms River. Leopoldo Tacao was arrested and charged with DUI, reckless driving, an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle, careless driving, and the disorderly persons offense of DUI with a minor as a passenger in the vehicle. The vehicle was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.

  • Warrant Arrest – On Friday, July 18, 2014, Special Officer Travis Horton arrested 48-year-old Jeannett Maxson of Main Street in Bayville as a result of a motor vehicle stop. J. Maxson had an outstanding warrant out of Wall Township in the amount of $104.  J. Maxson posted bail and was released without incident.

  • Warrant Arrest – On Saturday, July 19, 2014, Officer George Resetar arrested 59-year-old Guy Sbar of Hospital Drive in Toms River as a result of a motor vehicle stop. Guy Sbar was found to have several outstanding warrants. The warrants were issued from Lacey Township, Toms River Township, and Bordentown Township. The total default in bail was $1,395. Guy Sbar was released after posting the required bail and being served a summons for driving with a suspended license.

  • DUI (Arrest) – On Sunday, July 20, 2014, at 1:00 a.m., Officer Dimitri Tsarnas and Officer George Resetar stopped a motor vehicle on Route 9 near Game Farm Road in Forked River for failing to maintain a lane. The driver, 53-year-old Lance James of 1122 Capstan Drive in Forked River was arrested for DUI. Lance James was charged with DUI, reckless driving, and failure to maintain a lane. The vehicle was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.

  • Criminal Mischief – On Sunday, July 20, 2014, Officer George Resetar responded to the 700 block of Cambridge Road in Forked River for a report of criminal mischief to a vehicle. The victim reported that during the daytime hours on Saturday, July 19, 2014, an unknown person or persons damaged the passenger side of her vehicle. The damage consisted of three dents made with an unknown object. The damage is estimated at $750.

  • DUI (Arrest) – On July 20, 2014, Officer Julie Barcalow responded to the parking lot of the Spirits Liquors in reference to an adult male passed out behind the steering wheel of his running vehicle. The driver, 54-year-old James Jorgensen of Fairview Lane in Forked River was arrested for DUI. James Jorgensen was transported to police headquarters, processed, and charged with DUI, reckless driving, consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle, and open container in a motor vehicle. The vehicle was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.

  • Drug Possession (Arrest) – On Monday, July 21, 2014, Officer George Resetar and Officer Andrew Slota responded to a call for assistance on the 300 block of Predmore Avenue. Upon arrival, the officers were directed to a person walking down Birch Road. Officers met with 21-year-old Brittany Gartner of Predmore Avenue in Lanoka Harbor to check her well-being. Investigation by Officer George Resetar revealed that Brittany Gartner was in possession of six wax folds containing Heroin and syringes.  Gartner was transported to police headquarters, processed, and charged with possession of Heroin, possession of hypodermic syringes, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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