Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – June 29th through July 5th, 2017

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – June 29th through July 5th, 2017

  • Drug Arrest – On Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at 9:15 p.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel was patrolling Hebrew Park, located at 324 Cedar Avenue in Lanoka Harbor, when he observed a suspicious vehicle parked in the rear of the park. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of all four occupants for Possession of Marijuana 50 Grams or Less and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Those arrested included a 17-year-old female from Bayville, NJ, a 15-year-old female from Lanoka Harbor, a 17-year-old female from Forked River, and a 15-year-old male from Forked River. All four were released at the scene to their respective parents. In addition, the 17-year-old female driver from Bayville, NJ, was issued a traffic summons for CDS in a Motor Vehicle.
  • Brush Fire – On Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at 6:35 p.m., Officer Michael Verwey responded to the wooded area behind Brickwall Corporation, located at 2215 Lacey Road in Forked River, for a report of a brush fire. The fire burned approximately four acres before it was contained by the NJ Forest Fire Service. The NJ Forest Fire Service determined the cause of the fire to be fireworks.
  • Shoplifting – On Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at 9:04 a.m., Officer Brian Holt responded to the Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor for a report of a shoplifting. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 86-year-old Minabell Yerks of Central Parkway in Bayville, NJ, for shoplifting merchandise valued at $18.02. Minabell Yerks was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. She was released after receiving a criminal summons for shoplifting.
  • DUI with Accident – On Monday, July 3, 2017, at 9:49 p.m., Officer Michael Baldasari responded to Ralph’s Italian Ice, located at 349 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a report of a traffic accident in the parking lot. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 51-year-old Elizabeth A. Tucker of Annapolis Lane in Forked River, for DUI. She was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. Elizabeth A. Tucker was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, and Careless Driving.
  • Illegal Fireworks – On Sunday, July 2, 2017, at 9:46 p.m., Officers Anthony Sarno, Michael Verwey, and Christopher Meyler responded to Sunrise Boulevard near Leeward Drive in Forked River for a report of fireworks being set off. Investigation at the scene led to a Special Form of Complaint and Summons being issued against 18-year-old Daria Papamechail of Conant Street in Danvers, MA, for Possession/Use of Illegal Fireworks. She was released at the scene.
  • Illegal Fireworks – On Sunday, July 2, 2017, at 9:06 p.m., Officer Michael Verwey responded to the 800 block of Bowline Drive in Forked River for a report of fireworks being set off. Investigation at the scene led to a Special Form of Complaint and Summons being issued against 33-year-old Joseph G. Materia of Bowline Drive, for Possession/Use of Illegal Fireworks. He was released at the scene.
  • Criminal Mischief (Auto) – On Sunday, July 2, 2017, at 8:21 p.m., Officer Scott Keefe responded to the 2000 block of Good Luck Road in Forked River for a report of criminal mischief. The complainant reported that between 12:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., on Sunday, July 2, 2017, an unknown person or persons slashed the tires on two separate vehicles that were parked in the driveway of the residence. The total value of the damaged tires is estimated at $500.
  • Illegal Fireworks – On Sunday, July 2, 2017, at 1:56 a.m., Officers Michael Verwey and Scott Keefe responded to the 800 block of Bowline Drive in Forked River for a report of loud music coming from a residence. Investigation at the scene led to a Special Form of Complaint and Summons being issued against 34-year-old Kyle E. Thacker of Beam Avenue in Jackson, NJ, for Excessive Noise and Possession of Illegal Fireworks. He was released at the scene.
  • Burglary and Theft (Residence) – On Saturday, July 1, 2017, at 9:12 p.m., Officers Michael Baldasari and Scott Keefe responded to the 1900 Block of Glen Oak Drive in Forked River for a report of a burglary. The victim reported that between 8:00 a.m. and 7:45 p.m. on Saturday, July 1, 2017, an unknown person or persons entered his residence and stole property consisting of a diamond engagement ring, a lockbox, a Liz Claiborne watch, and loose change. The total value of the stolen property is estimated at over $5000. No signs of forced entry could be located. The Lacey Township Police Detective Bureau is investigating.
  • Drug and Warrant Arrest – On Saturday, July 1, 2017, at 2:22 a.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel conducted a traffic stop on Spruce Lane near Sunset Drive in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the passenger, identified as 28-year-old Michael E. Barrett of First Avenue in Woonsocket, RI, on an outstanding Wall Township Municipal Court warrant in the bail amount of $500. In addition he was found to be in possession of CDS. Michael E. Barrett was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. He was released after posting bail on the warrant and receiving a criminal summons charging him with Possession of Marijuana 50 Grams or Less and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Criminal Mischief (Auto) – On Friday, June 30, 2017, at 8:45 a.m., Officer George Resetar responded to Lacey Used Auto Parts, located at 602 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a report of criminal mischief. The owner reported that between 5:30 p.m. on June 29, 2017 and 8:30 a.m. on June 30, 2017, the rear window on one of the vehicles parked on the property was shattered. The damage is estimated at $200.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Thursday, June 29, 2017, at 4:09 p.m., Officer George Resetar conducted a traffic stop on Lake Barnegat Drive North in Lanoka Harbor. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 38-year-old Brenna A. Haase of Elwood Street in Forked River, on an outstanding Woodbridge Township Municipal Court warrant in the bail amount of $417. She was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. The Woodbridge Township Municipal Court released her on her own recognizance.

 

 

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