Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – June 8th, 2018 through June 14, 2018

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – June 8th, 2018 through June 14, 2018

 

 

 

  • MV Theft – On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, Officer Scott Anderson responded to the 200 block of Lane Place in Forked River for a report of a stolen vehicle from the homeowner’s driveway. The unlocked silver, 2006 Ford F150 pickup truck was missing from the driveway when the owner woke up on June 13, 2018. The keys to the truck were kept in the glove box. Another unlocked vehicle, also parked in the driveway, was rummaged through but nothing appeared to have been taken. There were three other incidents in this area during this time of victims reporting that their vehicles were entered and rummaged through; however, there were no items reported missing This incident remains under investigation.
  • Fraud/Identity Theft – On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, Officer Jason Lee responded to police headquarters to take a report of credit card fraud. The victim reported that she received an email that a Walmart credit card account was opened using her social security number. After opening the account, the unknown person charged one item at Walmart valued at $692. The victim contacted Walmart’s credit company who immediately closed the account and advised the victim to follow up with a letter to the bank.
  • CDS Arrest – On Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at 9:04 p.m., Officer Patrick Watkins conducted a motor vehicle stop for speeding on Harrison Avenue in Forked River. Officer Robert Duffy arrived to assist. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 52-year-old James J. Keating of Hollywood Drive in Forked River for possession of marijuana. James Keating was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was charged on a criminal summons with Possession of CDS and possession of drug paraphernalia. He also received motor vehicle summonses for Speeding and Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle. James Keating was driven back to his vehicle and released without incident.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Monday, June 11, 2018, at 7:43 p.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel responded to Lacey Liquors on Route 9 North in Forked River for a report of a male subject believed to be wanted on a warrant. Officer Dalziel confronted the male, 38-year-old Brian P. Salters of Nautilus Drive in Brick, NJ. Sergeant Ronald Buxton arrived on scene to assist. Investigation at the scene led to his arrest on an outstanding no bail criminal warrant out of Stafford Township Municipal Court. Brian Salters was transported to Lacey police headquarters; Stafford Township police took custody of Brian Salters after he was processed.
  • Suspicious Incident/Possession of Stolen Property– On Sunday, June 10, 2018, at 10:51 a.m., Officer Michael Hutman responded to Eric Plaza on Lacey Road in Forked River for a report of a suspicious incident. The caller stated that he was thinking of purchasing an ATV that he found on Craigslist. Upon meeting the seller, he indicated that he did not have a Title, nor a Bill of Sale for the ATV. The caller provided Officer Hutman with the seller’s registration from his NJ license plate.   The seller was found on Constitution Drive in Forked River. The seller provided a photo of the VIN and upon further investigation, police officers found the ATV to be stolen out of Cleveland, Ohio. This matter remains under investigation.
  • CDS Arrest – On Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 11:00 p.m., Officer Michael Baldasari conducted a motor vehicle stop on a parked vehicle on Meadowlark Drive in the beach parking lot. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver of the vehicle, 19-year-old Kenneth C. Kelly of Mill Street in Toms River, NJ, for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Kenneth Kelly was transported to Lacey police headquarters where he was processed and released without incident.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Friday, June 8, 2018, at 11:13 p.m., Special Officer Michael Moeller conducted a motor vehicle stop on Dover Road near Good Luck Road. Officer Anthony Sarno arrived on scene to assist. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the passenger in the truck, 25-year-old Daniel P. O’Brien of Bayville, NJ, on several outstanding warrants out of the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department totaling over $10,000, Berkeley Township Municipal Court totaling $1022, Union Township Municipal Court in the amount of $389, and Ocean Township Municipal Court in the amount of $500. Daniel P. O’Brien was arrested on the outstanding warrants and transported to police headquarters. Daniel O’Brien was also charged criminally with Hindering Own Apprehension by Providing False Information to a Law Enforcement Officer. Unable to post bail on the existing warrants, the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department picked him up and transported him to the Ocean County Correctional Facility.
  • CDS Arrest – On Friday, June 8, 2018, at 8:37 p.m., Officer Anthony Sarno conducted an investigation of a suspicious vehicle parked on Clearview Street near M Street in Forked River. Officers Christopher Meyler and Scott Keefe arrived on scene to assist. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 23-year-old Evan T. Pinney of Nancy Street in Howell, NJ, for possession of marijuana. He was transported to police headquarters, processed, and later released on a summons for Possession of Marijuana.
  • Criminal Mischief – On Friday, June 8, 2018, at 930 a.m., Officer Daniel Ricciardella responded to Station Drive in Forked River for a report of criminal mischief. A rock, believed to be from the homeowner’s stone driveway, was thrown through the front storm door window. The caller stated that the damage occurred sometime during the overnight hours on June 7, 2018. The damage is estimated at $100.
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