Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – June 22nd thru June 28th, 2016

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – June 22nd thru June 28th, 2016

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Weekly Police Blotter

June 22nd thru June 28th, 2016

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  • Heroin Distribution (Arrest) – On the afternoon of Wednesday, June 22, 2016, Lacey detectives conducted a traffic stop on Western Boulevard.  The stop was conducted as part of the completion of an ongoing Heroin distribution investigation.  During the stop, the driver, 33 year-old Brian Cleary of 536 Devon Street in Forked River, provided detectives with false information. During a subsequent search, 435 bags containing Heroin were located in the engine compartment of Cleary’s vehicle. Brian Cleary was arrested and transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility after being charged with Possession of Heroin, Distribution of Heroin, and Intent to Distribute within 1000’ of the Mill Pond Elementary School.  His bail was set at $90,000 by Ocean County Superior Court Judge Melanie Appleby. A K-9 Unit assisted from the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department assisted with the search.

  • Warrant Arrest – On Monday, June 27, 2016, at 1:48 a.m., Officer Anthony Sarno observed a vehicle speeding on Cedar Avenue in the area of Hebrew Park in Lanoka Harbor. Officer Anthony Sarno conducted a motor vehicle stop of the vehicle on Spruce Road near the intersection of Chestnut Drive in Lanoka Harbor. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 22-year-old Nicholas B. Cicerello of 830 Deguise Street in Lanoka Harbor, NJ, on an outstanding Lacey Township Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $750 and an outstanding Wall Township Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $519.  Nicholas Cicerello was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where he was processed and released after a family member posted his bail. Nicholas Cicerello was also charged with Speeding and Driving while Suspended.

  • Trespassing (Multiple Formal Charges) – On Saturday, June 25, 2016, at 11:58 p.m., officers responded to the property of the Brickwall Corporation, 2215 Lacey Road in Forked River, NJ, regarding trespassing and forest fire concerns. Officers located a large group who had a bonfire burning in the Pinelands. The group was trespassing on private property and posing a danger with the fire in what has been classified as very dangerous dry conditions in the Pinelands. The following individuals were charged with Trespassing: 21-year-old Richard S. Breech of Evergreen Lane in Levittown, PA; 20-year-old Ryan M. Liszewski of Woodside Avenue in Levittown, PA; 18-year-old Kazandra M. Barletti of Stephen Avenue in Croydon, PA; 21-year-old Rachel M. Iatarola of Grandview Avenue in Feasterville-Trevose, PA; 19-year-old David J. Widmann of Peevy Road in East Greenville, PA; 23-year-old Jeffery Wunder of Farmview Drive in Newtown, PA; 18-year-old Maleana E. Rosado Quiles of Mill Drive in Levittown, PA; 19-year-old Caitlin M. Iaquinto of Ivy Hill Road in Levittown, PA; 18-year-old Payton S. Barbour of Edgewood Lane in Levittown, PA; 20-year-old Matthew D. Hager of Bristol Oxford Valley in Levittown, PA; 20-year-old Cristina M. Mondello of Jefferson Drive in Brick, NJ; 20-year-old David A. Amato of Eventide Lane in Levittown, PA; 19-year-old Hunter A. Anderson of Doone Road in Fairless Hills, PA; 21-year-old Mary C. Guillenramirez of  Lincoln Court in Brick, NJ; 26-year-old William J. Bianco of Whitcomb Road in Forked River, NJ; and 18-year-old Allan Grunger of Carnavon Avenue in Bristol, PA.  Jeffery Wunder was also charged with a Municipal Ordinance for Open Burning.

  • Theft (Arrest) – On Saturday, June 25, 2016, at 9:33 a.m., Officer Evan Androcy responded to the Wawa, 701 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a report of theft. The store manager reported that a store employee had stolen money on four different occasions over the prior two weeks. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 18-year-old Gerard A. Bornemann of Shrike Court in Lanoka Harbor, NJ for allegedly stealing $2,451.51. Gerard Bornemann was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where he was processed and charged with Theft.

  • DUI (Arrest) – On Friday, June 25, 2016, at 12:44 a.m., Officer Christopher Meyler conducted a motor vehicle stop of a vehicle on Arlington Avenue near Lacey Road in the Barnegat Pines section of Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 24-year-old Taylor J. Savage of Canterbury Drive in Forked River, NJ, for DUI. Taylor Savage was transported to Lacey Police Headquarters where he was processed and charged with DUI, Refusal to Submit Breath Samples, Reckless Driving, Failure to Maintain Lane, and Failure to Signal Turn.  The vehicle he was operating was impounded as per John’s Law.

  • DUI (Arrest) – On Friday, June 24, 2016, at 9:36 p.m., Special Officer Edgar Lenkauskas observed a vehicle speeding on Route 9 near Lakeside Drive South. Special Officer Lenkauskas conducted a motor vehicle stop of the vehicle on Route 9 South near Bay Avenue in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the to the arrest of the driver, 73-year-old David Hartman Sr. of 363 Route 9 in Waretown, NJ, for DUI.  David Hartman was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where he was processed and charged with DUI, Refusal to Submit Breath Samples, Reckless Driving, and Speeding.  The vehicle was impounded as per John’s Law.

  • Warrant Arrest – On Thursday, June 23, 2016, at 2:54 p.m., Officer Martin Julian responded to McDonalds, 404 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a report of a suspicious vehicle.  The manager of McDonald’s reported that a vehicle with four occupants had been parked in the parking lot for approximately three hours and some of the occupants appeared to be under the influence. The subjects also refused to leave after being requested to do so by an employee of McDonalds. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 23-year-old Krysta D. Badgett of 206 North Main Street in Forked River, NJ, on an outstanding Ocean County Sheriff’s Department no bail warrant. Krysta Badgett was transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility in default of bail.

  • Attempted Burglary & Criminal Mischief – On Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at 4:12 p.m., Officer Noah Schaffer responded to a Forrest Avenue residence in Lanoka Harbor for a report of an attempted burglary.  The homeowner reported that between 1:00 p.m. on June 21, 2016 and 4:00 p.m. on June 22, 2016, an unknown person or persons attempted to pry open the front door of his residence. Pry marks and splintered wood were observed by the front doorknob. No entry was gained into the residence and the damage was estimated at $50.

  • Shoplifting (Arrest) – On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 3:57 p.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel responded to Walmart, 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor for a report Shoplifting. The Loss Prevention Associate reported that he observed a male subject put store merchandise into a shopping cart and then proceed to exit the store through an employee only entrance located in the garden center of the store without paying for the merchandise. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 31-year-old Lawrence W. Mann of Grant Avenue in Pine Beach, NJ for Shoplifting. Lawrence Mann was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where he was processed and charged with Shoplifting. The stolen merchandise included five video games, a Star Wars Blu-ray video disc, a CD stereo system, and a bag of potting soil with a total value of $303.24.