Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – July 2nd thru July 8th, 2013

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – July 2nd thru July 8th, 2013

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July 2nd to July 8th, 2013

 

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  • Heroin Distribution (Arrest) – On Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 6:00 p.m., Officer Robert Flynn arrested 18-year-old Roger Krinic, Jr. of Forked River at Bud Mezzara Park on Lakeside Drive South in Forked River and charged him with Possession of CDS (Heroin), Possession of the CDS with the Intent to Distribute, and the 2nd Degree Crime of Distributing CDS in a Park. Roger Krinic, Jr. was processed and transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility in default of $100,000 bail. On Wednesday, July 3, 2013, Detective Robert Surtees continued this investigation with the arrest of 24-year-old Shannon Augustino of Forked River. Shannon Augustino was charged with Loitering to Obtain CDS.
  • Shoplifting (Arrest) – On Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 10:01 p.m., Officers Kymberly Gudgeon and Michael Eden responded to the Lacey Walmart for a shoplifter. Upon their arrival, 56-year-old Deborah Parente of South Toms River was arrested for shoplifting merchandise valued at $83.52. Deborah Parente was processed and later released after receiving a criminal summons.
  • Fireworks (Formal Charge) – On Wednesday, July, 3, 2013 at 9:36 p.m., Officer Robert Flynn observed fireworks being ignited on Penn Place. As a result of his investigation, Officer R. Flynn issued 24-year-old Joshua Tafuri of Forked River a Complaint Summons charging him with N.J.S.A. 21:3-2 (Use of Fireworks).
  • Fireworks (Formal Charge) – On Wednesday, July, 3, 2013 at 9:54 p.m., Officer Robert Flynn observed fireworks being ignited on the 500 block of Crosswick Avenue in Forked River.  As a result of his investigation, Officer R. Flynn issued 56-year-old Daniel Epps of Forked River a Complaint Summons charging him with N.J.S.A. 21:3-2 (Use of Fireworks).
  • Drug Possession (Arrest) – On Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 11:49 p.m., Special Officer Jesse Urban conducted a traffic stop on the 300 block of Route 9 N, Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 18-year-old Francis Brancatt, Jr. of Holmdel for Possession of Marijuana (50 Grams or Less). He was charged and later released after receiving a criminal summons.
  •  Fireworks (Formal Charge) – On Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 11:50 p.m., Special Officer Travis Horton observed fireworks being ignited on the 1400 block of Daytona Road. As a result of his investigation, Officer T. Horton issued 26-year-old Timothy G. Philipps of Jackson a Complaint Summons charging him with N.J.S.A. 21:3-2 (Use of Fireworks).
  • Burglary and Theft from Residence – On Thursday, July 4, 2013, at 12:13 p.m., Officer John Cernek took a report of a theft from a victim who resides on Saltspray Dr. The victim reported that approximately $4000 in cash and jewelry was taken from her residence. There were no signs of forced entry.
  • Shoplifting (Arrest) – On Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 2:44 p.m., Special Officer Travis Horton responded to the Lacey Walmart for a shoplifter who fled the store on foot. Upon arrival, Special Officer Horton observed the accused, 27-year-old Nicholas J. Salvatore, run onto the rail-trail located behind the Walmart. N. Salvatore was arrested for shoplifting merchandise valued at $58.  He was processed and later released after receiving a criminal summons.
  • Drug Possession (Arrest), Criminal Mischief (graffiti), and Warrant Arrest – On Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 2:58 p.m., Officer John Simonson responded to Gille Park for a report of a male subject writing on the concrete walls adjacent to the tennis courts. During the investigation, the accused, 20 year-old James DeCarlo of Forked River, was arrested on a Lacey Township Warrant in the amount of $500.00. J. Decarlo was found to be in possession of Marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was charged with Criminal Mischief, Possession of Marijuana (50 Grams or Less), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. J. DeCarlo was lodged in the Ocean County Jail in default of $2000 bail.
  • Fireworks (Formal Charge) and Warrant Arrest – On Thursday July 4, 2013 at 6:32 p.m., Officer Robert Flynn observed fireworks being ignited on the 300 block of Laurel Boulevard. During his investigation, Officer R. Flynn learned that the accused, 21-year-old Quincy Zabroski of Forked River, had a Lacey Township Warrant in the amount of $700. Q. Zabroski was arrested on the warrant. He was later released after posting bail on the above warrant and after receiving a Complaint Summons charging him with N.J.S.A. 21:3-2 (Use of Fireworks).
  • Fireworks (Formal Charge) – On Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 7:48 p.m., Officer Michael Eden responded to the 400 block of Drew Avenue for a report of illegal fireworks. As a result of his investigation, 47-year-old Richard Santos of Lanoka Harbor was issued Complaint Summons charging him with N.J.S.A. 21:3-2 (Use of Fireworks).
  • Fireworks (Formal Charge) – On Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 8:57 p.m., Special Officer James Perotti responded to the 1400 block of Island View Drive with a report of illegal fireworks. As a result of his investigation, 49-year-old Michael C. Turek of Pennsylvania, was issued a Complaint Summons charging him with N.J.S.A. 21:3-2 (Use of Fireworks).
  • Fireworks (Formal Charge) – On Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 9:01 p.m., Officer Kymberly Gudgeon responded to the 900 block of Seagull Drive for a report of illegal fireworks. As a result of her investigation, 32-year-old Trevor Erk of Bergenfield, was issued a Complaint Summons charging him with N.J.S.A. 21:3-2 (Use of Fireworks).
  • Fireworks (Formal Charge)– On Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 9:08 p.m., Special Officer Jesse Urban responded to the 700 block of Western Boulevard for a report of illegal fireworks. As a result of his investigation, 46-year-old Damian Morrone of Lanoka Harbor, was issued a Complaint Summons charging him with N.J.S.A. 21:3-2 (Use of Fireworks).
  • Fireworks (Formal Charge)– On Thursday, July 4, 2013, at 9:15 p.m., Special Officer Jesse Urban responded to the 600 block of Clairmore Avenue for a report of illegal fireworks. As a result of his investigation, 51-year-old Raymond Fesco, of Lanoka Harbor, was issued a Complaint Summons charging him with N.J.S.A. 21:3-2 (Use of Fireworks).
  • Fireworks (Formal Charge)– On Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 9:17 p.m., Officer Michael Eden observed fireworks being ignited on the 500 block of Lakeside Dr N. As a result of his investigation, Officer Eden issued 51-year-old Richard StClair, of Forked River, a Complaint Summons charging him with N.J.S.A. 21:3-2 (Use of Fireworks).
  • Fireworks (Formal Charge)– On Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 10:44 p.m., Special Officer James Perotti responded to the 1700 block of Binnacle Road for a report of illegal fireworks. As a result of his investigation, Special Officer Perotti issued 31-year-old Patrick Bilancione of Toms River a Complaint Summons charging him with N.J.S.A. 21:3-2 (Use of Fireworks).
  • Noise Disturbance – On Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 11:25 p.m., Officers Kymberly Gudgeon and Michael Eden responded to a Brick Avenue address for a noise (loud party) complaint. The resident, 21-year-old Christopher Therien of Lanoka Harbor, was issued a Complaint Summons charging him with the Township Ordinance for the noise disturbance.
  • Underage Possession of Alcohol (Formal Charge) – On Friday, July 5, 2013 at 2:29 p.m., Officer Paul Sullivan, Jr., and Special Officer Jesse Urban responded to the Trestle on Cedar Avenue for a report of underage drinking. Upon their arrival, they observed the accused, 20-year-old Andrew Uvegas, in possession of alcohol. He was charged with Underage Possession/Consumption of Alcohol on a Complaint Summons.
  • Fireworks (Formal Charge)– On Friday, July 5, 2013 at 9:18 p.m., Special Officer Travis Horton responded to the 400 block of Center Street for a report of illegal fireworks. As a result of his investigation, 28-year-old Keith Staples of Forked River, was issued a Complaint Summons charging him with N.J.S.A. 21:3-2 (Use of Fireworks).
  • Fireworks (Formal Charge) – On Friday, July 5, 2013 at 11:08 p.m., Special Officer Travis Horton observed fireworks being ignited on the 1800 block of Allwood Place. As a result of his investigation, Special Officer Horton issued 37-year-old Matthew Skalski of Forked River, a Complaint Summons charging him with N.J.S.A. 21:3-2 (Use of Fireworks).
  • Fireworks (Formal Charge) – On Saturday July 6, 2013 at 12:23 a.m., Special Officer Jesse Urban observed fireworks being ignited on South Street near Route 9. As a result of his investigation, Special Officer Urban issued 36-year-old David Cacoilo of Lanoka Harbor, a Complaint Summons charging him with N.J.S.A. 21:3-2 (Use of Fireworks).
  • Criminal Mischief – On Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 2:09 a.m., Officer Kymberly Gudgeon responded to East Hickory Drive in Lanoka Harbor for a report of unidentified teenagers purposely destroying residential property along East Hickory Drive, Bowsprit Point, and Pine Street in Lanoka Harbor. At approximately 1:00 a.m., a resident observed a group of juveniles throwing garbage cans at a house on East Hickory Drive. It was further learned that another resident came out of her home to find what she described as a tall, white, thin, teenage male smashing her landscaping lights on Pine Street. Other damage, including damaged mailboxes, was located in the area as well. Total damage is estimated under $500.00.
  • DUI with Accident (Arrest) – On Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 8:17 a.m., Officers Ronald Buxton, Darrell Nick, and Jeffrey Slota responded to Route 9 North near Laurel Boulevard for a traffic accident involving two cars and a telephone pole. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of one of the drivers identified as 48-year-old William Boutilette of Lanoka Harbor. W. Boutilette was charged with Driving Under the Influence. He was later released after receiving a summons. An adult female occupant of the other vehicle received minor injuries as a result of the crash. She was treated by the Lanoka Harbor First Aid Squad and released at the scene. The vehicle William Boutilette was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Theft – On Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 12:21 p.m., Officer Fred Anderson took a report of a theft from a Lakeside Drive East Marina. The victim reported that sometime between July 2, 2013 and July 6, 2013, an unknown person stole a 50-foot, yellow, shore power cord valued at $200 that was connected from his boat to the dock.
  • DUI (Arrest) – On Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 7:33 p.m., Special Officer Jesse Urban conducted a traffic stop on Route 9 South and Oak Street. Officer Alan Abrecht responded to assist. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 47-year-old Thomas Dwyer of Columbus, New Jersey, with DUI. He was processed and later released after receiving a summons. The vehicle T. Dwyer was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Drug Possession (Arrest) – On Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 11:42 p.m., Officer Robert Flynn conducted a traffic stop on Lacey Road. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of an occupant, 22-year-old Randy Rozell of Lanoka Harbor, for Possession of Marijuana. He was processed and later released after receiving a criminal summons. R. Rozell was also issued a traffic summons for having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.
  • DUI (Arrest) – On Sunday, July 7, 2013 at 1:07 a.m., Sergeant James Tranz and Officer Dimitrios Tsarnas responded to the 500 block of Ash Road for a trespassing complaint. Upon their arrival, they met with the accused, 47-year-old Dawn Giordano of Whiting, New Jersey, outside the residence. Investigation at the scene led to her arrest for DUI. She was processed and later released after receiving a summons. The vehicle D. Giordano was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Shoplifting (Arrest) – On Sunday, July 7, 2013, at 11:34 a.m., Officers Darrell Nick and Jeffrey Slota responded to the Lacey Walmart for a female shoplifter who had left the store. A vehicle description was provided and an officer responded to the vehicle owner’s address. Upon arrival, the officer met the accused, 33-year-old Rachel Guzikowski, of Lanoka Harbor. She was arrested for shoplifting merchandise from Walmart valued at $54.88.  R. Guzikowski was processed and later released after receiving a criminal summons.
  • Fireworks (Formal Charge)– On Sunday, July 7, 2013 at 4:42 p.m., Officer Alan Abrecht responded to the 800 block of East Hickory Drive for fireworks. During his investigation, 33-year-old Brian Kurtz of Lanoka Harbor, was issued a Complaint Summons charging him with N.J.S.A. 21:3-2 (Use of Fireworks).
  • Burglary and Theft – On Sunday, July 7, 2013 at 5:27 p.m., Officers Alan Abrecht and Fred Anderson responded to a vacant residence on the 500 block of Lake Barnegat Drive North for an open window. Investigation at the scene revealed that an unknown person removed a basement window and made entry into the home. An undetermined amount of copper pipe and wire were stolen from the residence.
  • Structure Fire – On Sunday, July 7, 2013 at 10:35 p.m., officers responded to an Arborridge Drive address for a report of a structure fire. Upon their arrival, the residence was fully engulfed. The residents of the home were able to exit without injury. The houses next to the residence also suffered damage as a result of the fire. The Forked River, Lanoka Harbor, Bamber Lake, Bayville, and Waretown Fire Departments responded. During the course of extinguishing the fire, a Forked River Fire Department Firefighter sustained an injury. He was transported to the Community Medical Center where he was treated and released.
  • Burglary and Theft – On Monday, July 8, 2013 at 8:24 p.m., Officer George Resetar responded to a Lakewood Avenue address for a report of a theft. The victim reported that sometime between 4:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. that day, an unknown person entered her residence and stole a large sum of cash from a bedroom. There were no signs of forced entry.
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