Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – June 16th through June 22nd, 2017

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – June 16th through June 22nd, 2017

  • Drug and Warrant Arrest – On Thursday, June 22, 2017, at 1:25 p.m., Sergeant Robert Flynn, along with Lacey Township Police Detectives, conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of the Lacey Mall, located at 348 Route 9 North in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 23-year-old Brandon S. Weitzel of Trenton Road in Browns Mills, NJ, for Possession of CDS. In addition, an outstanding Pemberton Municipal Court warrant in the bail amount of $1623 was located for his arrest. The front seat passenger, identified as 23-year-old Mary Glenn of Pine Avenue in Browns Mills, NJ, was also arrested for Possession of CDS. They were both transported to police headquarters and processed. Brandon S. Weitzel was released after receiving a criminal summons for Possession of CDS. In addition he received traffic summonses for Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle, Driving with a Suspended License, Operating an Unregistered Vehicle, Uninsured Motor Vehicle and Fictitious License Plates. Brandon S. Weitzel was released ROR on the Pemberton Warrant and the vehicle he was operating was impounded. Mary Glenn was released after receiving a criminal summons for Possession of CDS.
  • Warrant Arrest (Multiple Warrants) – On Thursday, June 22, 2017, at 3:13 a.m., Officers John McKee, Robert Duffy and Jesse Dalziel responded to the Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a report a male and female shoplifter who fled in a vehicle. A description of the vehicle was provided. Officer Jesse Dalziel observed the vehicle traveling on Western Boulevard and conducted a traffic stop. Officer Duffy arrived on scene and assisted. An investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the male passenger, identified as 31-year-old James R. Smalls of Park Boulevard in Camden, NJ, on multiple warrants. Warrant number one (1) was issued from the West Deptford Municipal Court in the bail amount of $750, warrant number two (2) was issued from the Pennsauken Municipal Court in the bail amount of $500 and warrant number three (3) was issued from the Gloucester Municipal Court in the bail amount of $500. Warrant number four (4) was issued from the Deptford Municipal Court in the bail amount of $450 and warrant number five (5) was issued from the Camden City Municipal Court in the bail amount of $250. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. All five municipal courts released James R. Smalls on his own recognizance pending a new court date. The shoplifting remains under investigation.
  • Drug Arrest – On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at 9:14 p.m., Officers Patrick Watkins and Robert Duffy responded to Boox Street in Forked River, for a report of a suspicious vehicle. Upon arrival the vehicle was located. An investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 19-year-old Kevin L. Bryan, of Huntley Avenue in Bayville, NJ for Possession of CDS. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Kevin Bryan was released after receiving a criminal summons for Possession of Marijuana 50 Grams or Less and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. In addition, he received a traffic summons for CDS in a Motor Vehicle.
  • Burglary and Theft (Auto) – On Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at 4:04 p.m., Officer Patrick Watkins took a report of a theft. The victim reported that between 3:30 p.m. on June 19, 2017, and 3:30 p.m. on June 20, 2017, an unknown person or persons entered her unlocked vehicle while it was parked in the driveway of her residence located on the 200 block of Falkenburg Avenue in Forked River and stole property. The property consisted of money in the amount of $30, and an Ipod Nano. The total theft is estimated at $75.
  • Theft (Prescription Blanks) – On Monday, June 19, 2017, Detective Kymberly Gudgeon completed an investigation into the theft of prescription blanks from a Doctor’s Office located on the 400 block of Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor. The investigation resulted in the arrest of 31-year-old Felicia N. Livio of Margaret Place in Lanoka Harbor, for the theft of seven (7) New Jersey Prescription Blanks over the past several months. She was processed and released on a criminal summons.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Sunday, June 18, 2017, at 11:58 p.m., Officer Jason Lee conducted a traffic stop on Lacey Road near Kearny Avenue in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 45-year-old Dawn Offenburger of Elwood Street in Forked River, on an outstanding Allentown Municipal Court warrant in the bail amount of $164. She was transported to police headquarters and processed. Dawn Offenburger was released after posting full bail. In addition, she received traffic summonses for Driving with a Suspended License and Failure to Maintain Lane.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Sunday, June 18, 2017, at 6:17 p.m., Officer Michael Verwey responded to Ralph’s Italian Ice, located at 349 Route 9 N in Lanoka Harbor, for a report of suspicious activity. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 49-year-old Kevin R. Tice of Enterprise Drive in Forked River, on an outstanding Newark Municipal Court warrant in the bail amount of $100. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Kevin R. Tice was released on his own recognizance under the authority of the Newark Municipal Court.
  • DUI, Drug and Warrant Arrest – On Sunday, June 18, 2017, at 11:43 a.m., Officers Brian Holt, Darrell Nick and Noah Schaffer responded to Lacey Road near Vaughn Avenue in Forked River for a one car traffic crash. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 40-year-old John R. Gerlich of Sloop Creek Road in Bayville, NJ, for DUI. In addition four outstanding warrants were located for his arrest. Warrant number one (1) was issued from the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department in the bail amount of $2,318.15, warrant number two (2) was issued from the Brick Township Municipal Court in the bail amount of $2500, warrant number three (3) was issued from the Middletown Township Municipal Court in the bail amount of $250 and warrant number four (4) was issued from the Middletown Township Municipal Court in the amount of $250. John R. Gerlich was also found to be in possession of CDS. He was later processed and charged on a criminal warrant with Possession of Heroin and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. In addition, John R. Gerlich received traffic summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, CDS in a Motor Vehicle, Failure to Maintain Lane, Driving with a Suspended License and Using a Cell Phone while Driving. He was lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility to await a bail hearing. The vehicle John R. Gerlich was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Sunday, June 18, 2017, at 3:32 a.m., Officer Christopher Meyler conducted a traffic stop on Route 9 near Jones Road in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the passenger, identified as 21-year-old Amanda L. Kraemer of Falkenburgh Avenue in Forked River, on an outstanding Lacey Township Municipal Court warrant in the bail amount of $500. She was transported to police headquarters and processed. Amanda L. Kraemer was released after posting full bail.
  • Making Alcoholic Beverages Available to Underage Persons and Underage Consumption of Alcohol in a Residence – On Sunday, June 18, 2017, at 1:14 a.m., Officers Julie Barcalow and Scott Keefe responded to the 300 block of Enterprise Drive in Forked River for a report of a loud party. An investigation resulted in several Special Forms of Complaint and Summonses being issued at the scene for Underage Consumption of Alcohol. They were issued to 20-year-old Caroline P. Linke of Princeton Drive in Jackson, NJ, 20-year-old Travis J. Galanos of Mulberry Place in Toms River, NJ, 18-year-old Robert T. Earle of Sams Road in Jackson, NJ, 20-year-old Dalton J. Rispoli of Spinnaker Court in Bayville, NJ, and 19-year-old Jonathan M. Borrero of Winchester Drive in Jackson, NJ. Furthermore, 24-year-old Michelle Deriggi of Enterprise Drive in Forked River was issued a Special Form of Complaint and Summons at the scene for Making Alcoholic Beverages Available to Underage Persons. All subjects were released at the scene.
  • DUI Arrest – On Sunday, June 18, 2017, at 12:32 a.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel of the Lacey Police Department and Sergeant Haggerty of the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office were assigned to a Special Drunk Driving Enforcement Detail. Officer Dalziel conducted a traffic stop in front of 818 Lacey Road in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 45-year-old Keith Boos of Alpine Street in Forked River for DUI. He was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters and processed. Keith Boos was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, and Failure to Maintain Lane.
  • DUI Arrest – On Sunday, June 18, 2017, at 12:07 a.m., Detective Dimitrios Tsarnas of the Lacey Township Police Department and Detective Brad Frank of the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office were assigned to a Special Drunk Driving Enforcement Detail. They responded to the Wawa, located at 444 Route 9 in Forked River, for a report of persons harassing store employees. Upon arrival the subjects were seen leaving in a dark Ford Pickup. Detective Tsarnas conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle in front of 412 Route 9 South in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 45-year-old David Dolan of Chestnut Hill Drive in Toms River, NJ, for DUI. He was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters and processed. David Dolan was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Refusal to Submit to Chemical Breath Tests, Reckless Driving, and Failure to Maintain Lane. The vehicle he was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Saturday, June 17, 2017, at 6:52 p.m., Officer Anthony Sarno responded to the Rail Trail Trestle, located at 5000 Cedar Avenue in Lanoka Harbor, for a citizen requesting to speak with the police. Upon arrival the caller had left the area. A short while later the same caller contacted this agency a second time requesting to meet with an officer in the Walmart parking lot, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 44-year-old Charles F. Maulbeck, Jr. of Lien Street in Toms River, NJ on an outstanding Ocean County Sheriff’s Department Child Support Warrant in the bail amount of $8623.71. He was lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility in default of bail.
  • DUI Arrest – On Saturday, June 17, 2017, at 5:58 p.m., Officers Michael Baldasari and Michael Verwey responded to JR Liquors, located at 1000 Lacey Road in Forked River, in reference to a report of an intoxicated driver leaving the parking lot. A description of the vehicle was provided. Officer Verwey observed the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of Wawa, located at 800 Lacey Road in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 47-year-old Robert McTague of Hastings Drive in Forked River, for DUI. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Robert McTague was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Driving While Intoxicated with a Minor in the Vehicle, Reckless Driving, Failure to Maintain Lane, Maintenance of Lamps, Driving with a Suspended License, Operating an Unregistered Vehicle, Child Restraint Required Violation (2 counts) and Failure to Wear Seatbelt (2 counts). The vehicle he was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • DUI Arrest – On Saturday, June 17, 2017, at 1:09 a.m., Officer Anthony Sarno conducted a traffic stop on Route 9 near Sunrise Boulevard in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 39-year-old Sean P. Rice of Forepeak Avenue in Beachwood, NJ, for DUI. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Sean P. Rice was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, Careless Driving, Failure to Maintain Lane, and Littering from a Motor Vehicle. The vehicle he was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Burglary and Theft (Residence) – On Friday, June 16, 2017 at 5:30 p.m., Officers Jason Lee and Michael Verwey responded to Nautilus Boulevard in Forked River, for a report of a residential burglary in progress. The caller provided a description of the subject. Upon Officer Lee’s arrival, the subject was located walking on Nautilus Boulevard near Tom Gray Court in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 21-year-old Justin D. Helmick of Enterprise Drive in Forked River, for Burglary. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Justin D. Helmick was charged on a criminal warrant with Burglary, Possession of Burglary Tools, and Criminal Mischief. He was lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility to await a bail hearing.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Friday, June 16, 2017, at 4:11 p.m., Officers Jason Lee, Julie Barcalow, and Michael Verwey responded to the 1400 block of Earie Way in Forked River for a wanted person. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 31-year-old Michael Frystock of Scarlet Oak Avenue in Toms River, NJ, on an outstanding no-bail warrant issued by the New Jersey Department of Corrections. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Michael Frystock was later turned over to the custody of the New Jersey Department of Corrections.
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