Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – July 8th thru July 14th, 2014

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – July 8th thru July 14th, 2014

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July 8th, 2014 thru July 14th, 2014

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  • Resisting Arrest and Criminal Mischief (Arrest) – On Monday, July 14, 2014, at 8:49 p.m., Officers Tsarnas and Resetar responded to Ocean Fields Residential, 1 Game Farm Road in Forked River, for a 17-year-old male juvenile inmate. The Ocean Fields staff provided a description of the juvenile and reported that he was last seen heading north toward Shop Rite. A few minutes later, Officer Resetar observed a juvenile male fitting the description walking in the parking lot of Kohl’s located at 304 Route 9, in Forked River. Upon making contact with the 17-year-old juvenile, the male provided a false name and then ran from the officer. Officer Resetar ordered him to stop, however, the male continued to run north in the parking lot. Officer Resetar pursued and apprehended him the male who then physically resisted arrest. During the incident, the male purposely caused damage to the police vehicle. The male was restrained and positively identified as the subject who fled from the detention facility. He was transported to police headquarters and charged with juvenile delinquency for resisting arrest, obstructing the administration of law, criminal mischief, and hindering apprehension by providing false information to a law enforcement officer. The juvenile was processed and turned over to the custody of the New Jersey Human Services Police to be lodged in the Jamesburg Juvenile Correctional Institution. Human Services Police advised they would be charging the juvenile with escape as well.

  • DUI (Arrest) – On Sunday, July 13, 2014, at 10:10 p.m., Officers Andrew Slota and Dimitri Tsarnas responded to the 1200 block of Leguene Avenue in Forked River on an unrelated investigation. While arriving at the scene, 42-year-old Stacy Zayas backed out of the driveway and into a patrol vehicle two times. Investigation at the scene led to Stacy Zayas’s arrest for DUI. She was transported to police headquarters and processed. She was served with traffic summonses including DUI and Reckless Driving. The vehicle Stacy Zayas was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.

  • Drug Possession – On Sunday, July 13, 2014, at 3:13 a.m., Officers Ewart and Barcalow responded to the 400 block of Cedar Drive in Lanoka Harbor with a request to check the well-being of the caller’s son, identified as 25-year-old Sean Gavin of Cedar Drive in Lanoka Harbor. Investigation at the scene led to Sean Gavin’s arrest for Possession of Heroin, Possession of a Hypodermic Needle, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Sean Gavin was released after receiving criminal summonses for Possession of Heroin, Possession of a Hypodermic Needle, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

  • DUI (Arrest) – On Sunday, July 13, 2014, at 12:46 a.m., Special Officer Travis Horton conducted a traffic stop on Route 9 near First Street in Forked River. Officer Julie Barcalow responded to assist. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 47-year-old Simone Lepore of Watersedge Drive in Toms River, NJ, for DUI. She was transported to police headquarters and processed. Simone Lepore was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, and Speeding. The vehicle she was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.

  • Burglary and Theft (Residence) – On Saturday, July 12, 2014, at 5:18 p.m., Officer Daniel Ricciardella responded to the 100 block of Clearwater Drive in Forked River for a burglary. The victim reported that between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on July 12, 2014, an unknown person or persons entered the residence and stole approximately $600 in cash. There were no signs of forced entry to the residence. Lacey Detective Sam Della Sala, along with the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department Crimininalistics Investigation Unit (CIU), responded to the scene. The incident is currently under investigation.

  • Warrant (Arrest) – On Saturday, July 12, 2014, at 3:24 p.m., Officer Ewart responded to the Wawa, located at 444 Route 9 South in Forked River, for a dispute. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 24-year-old Christopher Pleis of Southwind Drive in Waretown, NJ, on several outstanding warrants. Warrant number one (1) was issued from the Seaside Park Municipal Court in the amount of $500, warrant number two (2) was issued from the Tinton Falls Municipal Court in the amount of $500, and warrant number three (3) was issued from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office in the amount of $25,000. Christopher Pleis was transported to police headquarters and later turned over to the custody of the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Fireworks (Formal Charge) – On Friday, July 11, 2014, at 9:31 p.m., Officers Charles May and Julie Barcalow responded to the parking lot of Deerhead Lake located at 5000 Lakeside Drive South for a report of fireworks. Investigation at the scene determined that 28-year-old James R. Kiernan of Vaughn Avenue in Forked River was responsible for discharging the fireworks. James Kiernan was issued a complaint-summons for the state law prohibiting fireworks.

  • Theft – On Friday, July 11, 2014, at 2:22 p.m., Officer John Cernek responded to the 1300 block of Leguene Avenue in Forked River for a theft report. The victim reported that between July 10, 2014, and July 11, 2014, an unknown person or persons stole his green Craftsman ride-on lawnmower from the front yard of the residence. The value is estimated at $650.

  • Theft – On Friday, July 11, 2014, at 11:20 a.m., Officer Anthony Sarno responded to the 1700 block of Hillwood Road in Forked River for a theft. The victim reported that just prior to contacting this agency, she was having a garage sale at her residence. During the garage sale, a male subject, described as a white male in his late 20’s, approximately 6 foot tall, wearing a white shirt stopped at her residence and looked around. The victim stated that the suspect did not purchase anything and left. As soon as he left, the victim observed approximately $100 in Wii video games missing.

  • Warrant (Arrest) – On Thursday, July 10, 2014, at 8:06 p.m., Officer John McKee conducted a traffic stop on Lacey Road in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 33-year-old Devon A. Crane of Fernwood Way in Whiting, NJ, on an outstanding Manchester Township Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $1,072. She was transported to police headquarters and processed. Devon Crane was released after posting bail. She received a traffic summons for driving with a suspended driver’s license.

  • Criminal Mischief (Auto) – On Thursday, July 10, 2014, at 4:38 p.m., Officer Anthony Sarno responded to Maxim Drive in Forked River for a report of criminal mischief. The victim reported that between 11:00 p.m. on July 9, 2014, and 3:00 p.m. on July 10, 2014, an unknown person or persons keyed letters into her vehicle causing approximately $700 in damage. The vehicle was parked in the driveway of the residence at the time of the incident.

  • Drug Possession (Arrest) – On Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at 11:34 p.m., Officers John McKee and Julie Barcalow responded to the Business Park located on Old Shore Road in Forked River for a burglar alarm. While checking the area, a male subject, identified as 23-year-old Sean M. Scalise of Deerhead Lake Drive in Forked River, was arrested for smoking and possessing Marijuana while in a parked vehicle. He was transported to police headquarters, processed, and released after receiving a criminal summons for Possession of Marijuana.

  • DUI Arrest with an Accident – On Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at 3:24 p.m., Officer Scott Keefe responded to the intersection of Route 9 and Sunrise Boulevard in Forked River for a five car motor vehicle crash. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 53-year-old Jacquelin Maclachlan of Llewellyn Parkway in Forked River for DUI. She was transported to police headquarters and processed. Jacquelin Maclachlan was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, and Failure to Maintain Lane. The investigation revealed that Jacqeulin Maclachlan caused the crash which resulted in several injuries. The investigation is continuing and additional charges are pending.

  • Theft from a Vehicle – On Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at 2:18 p.m., a resident of the 1200 block of Capstan Drive in Forked River reported that between 12:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. on July 9, 2014, an unknown person or persons entered her unlocked vehicle while it was parked on the roadway and stole her purse. The purse contained various credit cards and $200 in cash.

  • Burglary and Criminal Mischief (Residence) – On Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at 10:57 a.m., Officer Scott Keefe responded to the 400 Block of Penn Avenue in Forked River for a report of a possible burglary. The victim reported that on July 9th, 2014, he found damage to a basement window consisting of pry marks. Indication were that an unknown person or persons entered the basement and sorted through property in the basement, however, the victim was not sure if anything was missing. The door from the basement into the residence was secured and it did not appear the person or persons were able to gain entry. The damage to the window is estimated at $100. Detectives Brian Flynn and Alan Abrecht arrived on scene to conduct a follow-up investigation.

  • Warrant Arrest – On Wednesday afternoon, July 9, 2014, Officer Daniel Ricciardella and Special Officer Travis Horton responded to Windjammer Court in Forked River in reference to an ongoing investigation. While at the residence, officers arrested 39-year-old Thomas W. Fuller of Windjammer Court on an outstanding Seaside Park Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $350. Thomas Fuller was lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility in default of the bail.

  • Criminal Mischief (Township Property) – On Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at 10:46 a.m., Officer Frederick Anderson responded to the Lanoka Harbor Fire Department located at 2 Warren Avenue in Lanoka Harbor for a criminal mischief report. The complainant reported that between July 7, 2014 at 10:45 p.m., and July 8, 2014, at 10:30 a.m., an unknown person or persons broke a window located at the rear of the fire house. Damage is estimated at $250.

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