Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – June 15, 2016 thru June 21, 2016

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – June 15, 2016 thru June 21, 2016

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Weekly Police Blotter

June 15th thru June 21st, 2016

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  • DUI (Arrest) – On Monday, June 20, 2016, at 12:06 p.m., Officer Michael Verwey conducted a motor vehicle stop of a vehicle on Route 9 near the intersection of First Street. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 48-year-old Paul M. McClung of Jacqueline Court in Lanoka Harbor, NJ, for DUI. Paul McClung was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where he was processed and then charged with DUI, Reckless Driving, and Speeding. The vehicle was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.

  • DUI with MVA (Arrest) – On Sunday, June 19, 2016, at 9:00 p.m., Officer Julie Barcalow responded to the parking lot of Family Dollar, 776 Lacey Road in Forked River, for a report of a one-car motor vehicle accident. Investigation at the scene indicated that a silver Dodge Ram pickup truck had run over a curb and struck a tree. Further investigation led to the arrest of the driver, 52-year-old Raymond Ramos of Trenton Avenue North in Bayville, NJ, for DUI. Raymond Ramos was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where he was processed and charged with DUI and Reckless Driving. The vehicle was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.

  • Warrant Arrest – On Sunday, June 19, 2016, at 2:41 p.m., Officer Darrell Nick responded to Latitudes, 361 East Lacey Road in Forked River, for a report of a subject with an active warrant. The Lacey Township Police Department received a report that 31-year-old Dylan S. Samul of Western Boulevard in Bayville, NJ, had an outstanding arrest warrant and was currently at Latitudes. Dylan Samul was located by Officer Nick and placed under arrest on a No Bail Ocean County Sheriff’s Department warrant. Dylan Samul was transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility in default of the bail.

  • DUI (Arrest) – On Saturday, June 18, 2016, at 10:04 p.m., the Lacey Township Police Department received a report of a possible intoxicated driver who exited the Garden State Parkway and was heading east on Lacey Road. Sergeant Samuel Della Sala located the vehicle on Lacey Road near the intersection of Deerhead Lake Drive and observed it failing to maintain its lane of travel. Sgt. Della Sala conducted a motor vehicle stop of the vehicle on Lacey Road near the intersection of Lane Place. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 66-year-old Nancy Pokrywa of Sunrise Boulevard in Forked River, NJ for DUI. Nancy Pokrywa was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where she was processed and then charged with DUI, Reckless Driving, Failure to Observe Traffic Signal, and Failure to Maintain Lane. The vehicle was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.

  • DUI (Arrest) – On Saturday, June 18, 2016, at 2:10 a.m., Officer Jason Lee conducted a motor vehicle stop of a vehicle on Bay Avenue near Thomas Lane. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 31-year-old Jennifer K. McCann of West Sylvania Avenue in Neptune, NJ, for DUI. Jennifer McCann was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where she was processed and charged with DUI, Refusal to Submit Breath Samples, Reckless Driving, and Careless Driving. The vehicle was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.

  • Drug Possession (Arrest) – On Friday, June 17, 2016, at 5:44 p.m., Officer Dimitrios Tsarnas responded to the area of Bullard Avenue and Olds Street in the Barnegat Pines section of Forked River for a report a suspicious vehicle. The caller reported that a gray Acura Integra with three occupants had been parked in the area for a significant amount of time. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 24-year-old Aleshia M. Casper of Puerto Vallarta Street in Toms River, NJ for possession of Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia. Aleshia Casper was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where she was processed and charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

  • Underage DUI (Arrest) – On Friday, July 17, 2016, at 1:39 a.m., Officer Scott Keefe was on patrol when he observed a vehicle speeding as it traveled South on Route 9 near Lakeside Drive South. Officer Scott Keefe conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle on Lakeside Drive South near Parker Street. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 18-year-old Lawrence J. Harmon 3rd of Stuyvesant Street in Forked River, NJ, for DUI. The vehicle was occupied by two other adults and a 17-year-old juvenile. Lawrence Harmon 3rd was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where he was processed and charged with Underage Driving under the Influence, Reckless Driving, Speeding, Driving under the Influence with a minor in the vehicle, and Possession of Alcoholic Beverage by Persons Underage. The vehicle was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.

  • Theft from a Vehicle – On Thursday, June 16, 2016, at 3:44 p.m., Officer Darrell Nick responded to a Tampa Road residence for a report of a theft. The victim reported that between 1:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. on June 16, 2016, an unknown person or persons entered her parked vehicle and stole approximately $9 of assorted loose change from the center console of the vehicle. The vehicle was parked in the driveway of her residence at the time of the incident. No damage to the vehicle was reported.

  • Warrant Arrest – On Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at 12:28 p.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel was on patrol in the area of Musket Drive and Lake Barnegat Drive in the Lanoka Harbor when he conducted a motor vehicle stop of a vehicle as a result of the registered owner having an outstanding warrant. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 35-year-old Amanda L. Malinowski of 405 Brentwood Place in Forked River, NJ on an outstanding Toms River Township Municipal Court warrant in the bail amount of $300. Amanda Malinowski was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where she was processed and then transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility in lieu of bail.

  • Warrant Arrest – On Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at 1:50 p.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel was on patrol in the area of Route 9 and First Street in the Lanoka Harbor section of the township, when he stopped a vehicle as a result of the registered owner having an outstanding warrant. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 54-year-old Peter T. Jordan of West Point Pleasant Avenue in Ocean Gate, NJ, on an outstanding Ocean County Sheriff’s Department warrant in the bail amount of $5,000. Peter Jordan was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where he was processed and then transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility in default of the bail.

  • Theft – On Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at 12:51 p.m., Officer Michael Hein responded to Lacey Township Police Headquarters in reference to a theft report. The victim reported that between 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2016, an unknown person or persons stole his backpack from the Mill Pond Basketball Court, 5000 Parker Avenue in Forked River, NJ. The backpack is described as a black drawstring bag with a NY Giants Football Team insignia valued at $20. The backpack contained a red hooded sweatshirt valued at $20 and a black Lenovo Chromebook valued at $150.