Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – July 9th thru July 15th, 2013

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – July 9th thru July 15th, 2013

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July 9th thru July 15th, 2013

 

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  • Burglary and Theft (Arrest) – On Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at 12:03 a.m., Officers George Resetar and Andrew Slota responded to Shoprite for a report of theft. The complainant reported that a male subject illegally entered the business after hours, took merchandise, and attempted to leave. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 45-year-old Chad M. Williams of Manchester for Burglary (entering Shoprite after hours) and committing a theft in the amount of $69.30. C. Williams was processed and transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility in lieu of $10,000 bail.
  • Theft (Business) – On Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at 8:46 p.m., Officer George Resetar took a report of a theft from the Walmart. The victim reported that sometime between 11:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. that day, an unknown person stole his bicycle that was left outside unsecure. The bicycle is valued at $250.
  • Criminal Mischief (Business) – On Thursday, July 11, 2013, at 10:38 a.m., Officer Keith Pearce responded to Lacey Used Auto for a report of criminal mischief. The complainant stated that sometime during the evening of Wednesday, July 10, 2013, and early morning hours of Thursday, July 11, 2013, an unknown person smashed out several vehicle windows totaling $1,200 in damage. The vehicles were parked in the rear of the business.
  • Drug Paraphernalia Possession (Arrest) – On Thursday, July 11, 2013, detectives conducted a motor vehicle stop on Elwood Street in Forked River of a suspicious vehicle containing two occupants. Upon the detectives’ approach of the vehicle, the driver, 32-year-old Nicole Sandella of Lanoka Harbor, began attempting to conceal cash. The investigation led to the discovery that Nicole Sandella was in possession of drug paraphernalia consistent with heroin packaging and usage. She was arrested, processed, and released pending a court appearance.
  • Shoplifting – On Thursday, July 11, 2013, at 10:49 p.m., Special Officer Jesse Urban responded to the Walmart for a theft. Loss Prevention employees reported that earlier in the evening, a male subject left the store without paying for merchandise totaling approximately $1,200. The male subject is described as a white male, approximately 25 to 30 years old, 6 foot tall, medium build, dark hair, wearing dark clothing and glasses. He was seen leaving in a newer model, dark-colored sedan.
  • DUI (Arrest) – On Friday, July 12, 2013, at 12:48 a.m., Officer Charles May conducted a traffic stop on Eagleswood Place in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 30-year-old Alissa M. Grisard of Forked River for DUI. She was processed and later released after receiving a summons. The vehicle A. Grisard was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Assault (Formal Charge) – On Friday, July 12, 2013, at 8:38 a.m., Officer Peter Donahue responded to the 400 block of Atlantic City Court in Lanoka Harbor for a report of an assault. The victim, a 24-year-old male from Forked River, stated that he was assaulted outside in a vehicle during a verbal dispute with the accused. The victim suffered a minor injury. Investigation at the scene led to the formal charging of 36-year-old David Kaiser of Toms River. He was issued a Special Form of Complaint and Summons for Simple Assault at the scene.
  • Burglary and Theft (Residence) – On Friday, July 12, 2013, at 10:21 p.m., Officer Charles May responded to the 600 block of Devon Street for a report of a theft. The victim reported that sometime between 4:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. that day, an unknown person stole his cell phone valued at $400 from his bedroom. There were no signs of forced entry.
  • Burglary and Theft (Business) – On Saturday, July 13, 2013, at 10:56 a.m., Sergeant Paul Sullivan, Jr. responded to a storage garage located in the rear of a Route 9 business (400 block of Route 9 South). The victim reported that sometime between Wednesday, July 10, 2013 and Saturday, July 13, 2013, an unknown person entered his storage garage and stole various tools with a total value of $2,000. There were no signs of forced entry.
  • Theft (Residence) – On Saturday, July 13, 2013, at 2:47 p.m., Special Officer Jesse Urban responded to the 800 block of Dolan Street for a report of a theft. The victim reported that sometime between Friday, July 5, 2013 and Saturday, July 13, 2013, an unknown person stole lawn ornaments with a total value of $70. On the evening of July 13, 2013, two of the stolen items were recovered.
  • DUI (Arrest) – On Saturday, July 13, 2013, at 9:13 p.m., Officer Michael Eden conducted a traffic stop on West Lacey Road. Officer Noah Schaffer and Special Officer Russell Moller responded to assist. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 63-year-old John J. Ryan of Whiting for DUI. He was processed and later released after receiving the appropriate summonses. The vehicle J. Ryan was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Possession of a Weapon & Criminal Mischief – On Saturday, July 13, 2013, at 10:40 p.m., Officers Charles May, Noah Schaffer, and John McKee responded to the Lacey Elks for a report of an assault and criminal mischief. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 24-year-old Jason Leo of Waretown for purposely breaking a spindle off of a wooden banister and causing damage under $500. Once J. Leo broke the spindle, he reportedly threw it, subsequently striking two juveniles (no injuries). J. Leo was charged with Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose and Criminal Mischief. He was processed and later released after receiving a criminal summons.
  • Burglary and Theft (Residence) – On Sunday, July 14, 2013, at 6:18 p.m., Special Officer Travis Horton responded to the 700 block of Joseph Avenue for a report of theft. The victim reported that sometime between 8:00 a.m. on Friday, July 12, 2013 and 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 14, 2013, an unknown person or persons entered the residence and stole jewelry in the amount of $3,000. There was no indication of forced entry.
  • DUI with Accident (Arrest) – On Sunday, July 14, 2013, at 9:58 p.m., Officers Noah Schaffer and Alan Abrecht responded to Applebee’s Restaurant for a hit and run motor vehicle accident. Investigation led to the arrest of the suspect vehicle’s driver, 21-year-old Taylor Savage of Forked River, for DUI. He was processed and later released after receiving summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Failure to Report an Accident, Unregistered Vehicle, Uninsured Vehicle, and Fictitious License Plates. Upon the arrest of T. Savage, the vehicle he was operating was impounded.
  • Criminal Mischief (Township Property) – On Monday, July 15, 2013, at 1:10 a.m., Special Officer Travis Horton completed a report of damage inside the women’s restroom at Clune Park. The damage consisted of profanity carved into a bathroom stall door. The damage is estimated at $50.
  • Theft from a Residence – On Monday, July 15, 2013, Officer Jeffrey Slota responded to the 800 block of Arlington Avenue for a theft. The victim reported that sometime between the evening of Sunday, July 14, 2013, and the morning of Monday, July 15, 2013, an unknown person stole a solar light valued at $15.
  • Possession of Hypodermic Needle, Hindering Apprehension, Obstructing, and Warrant Arrest – On Monday, July 15, 2013, at 2:18 p.m., Officer Frederick Anderson and Special Officer Travis Horton responded to the Taylor Lane Wawa for a male causing a disturbance. Upon arrival, the accused was located and provided a false name to police officers. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 23-year-old Joseph Caputo, 4th of Forked River. He was charged with Hindering his Own Apprehension, Obstructing the Administration of Law, and Possession of a Hypodermic Syringe. He was charged with the above offenses, processed, and later transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility in lieu of $1,500 bail. J. Caputo also had two outstanding warrants for his arrest. Warrant number one (1) was issued out of Manchester Township and was in the amount of $750 and warrant number two (2) was issued out of Seaside Heights and was in the amount of $300.
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