Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – March 17th through March 22nd, 2017

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – March 17th through March 22nd, 2017

 

  • Burglary and Theft (Residence) – On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at 6:19 p.m., Officer Julie Barcalow responded to the 500 block of North Shore Drive in Forked River, for a report of a theft. The victim reported that between March 21, 2017 and March 22, 2017, a 21” Toshiba flat-screen television with a built-in DVD player was stolen from her residence. The caller suspects that someone who might have had access to the residence may have stolen the television. There were no signs of forced entry and the incident remains under investigation. The TV is valued at $175.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at 12:11 a.m., Officer Christopher Meyler conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Brick Avenue and Western Boulevard in Lanoka Harbor. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 32-year-old Kevin A. Baranow, of Attison Avenue in South Toms River, NJ, on an outstanding Colts Neck Township Municipal Court warrant in the bail amount of $528. He was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. Kevin A. Baranow was released after posting bail. In addition, he received traffic summonses for Driving with a Suspended License and Maintenance of Lamps.
  • DUI Arrest with Accident – On Monday, March 20, 2017, at 5:14 p.m., Officers Michael Baldasari and Michael Hein responded to Deerhead Lake Drive and Lakeside Drive in Forked River for a report of a traffic accident with no injuries. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 58-year-old Charleen Grant, of Center Street in Forked River, for DUI. She was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. Charleen Grant was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, and Failure to Maintain Lane. The vehicle she was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Shoplifting – On Monday, March 20, 2017, at 1:02 p.m., Officer Dan Ricciardella responded to the Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a report of shoplifting. The loss prevention employee reported that a female subject was observed removing a Penn fishing reel from the store shelf and then going to the courtesy desk. The female subject returned it for store credit, along with two packages of pro fishing line, which had been stolen on a previous occasion. The loss prevention employee reported that the female subject was stopped after receiving a store credit gift card and attempting to leave. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 32-year-old Megan R. Furey, of Spruce Street in Beachwood, NJ, for shoplifting merchandise valued at $129.30. Megan Furey was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. She was released after receiving a criminal summons for Shoplifting.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Monday, March 20, 2017, at 12:14 p.m., Officer John Simonson conducted a traffic stop on the 300 block of Route 9 North in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 21-year-old Thomas J. DeRocker, Jr., of Nautilus Drive in Manahawkin, NJ, on an outstanding Ocean County Sheriff’s Department warrant in the bail amount of $10,000. He was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. Thomas J. DeRocker, Jr., was ultimately lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility in default of bail. In addition, he received a traffic summons for improper passing.
  • DUI Arrest – On Monday, March 20, 2017, at 4:52 a.m., Officer Anthony Sarno conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Deerhead Lake Drive and Hillside Place in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 31-year-old David J. Cavallo, of Comanche Avenue in Point Pleasant, NJ, for DUI. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. David J. Cavallo was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, Failure to Stop or Yield, Unregistered Motor Vehicle, and Open Container of Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle. The vehicle he was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Warrant Arrest (Multiple) – On Sunday, March 19, 2017, at 7:19 p.m., Officer Scott Keefe conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Deerhead Lake Drive and Tappen Street in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 62 year-old Guy Spar, of Hollywood Drive in Forked River, on five (5) outstanding warrants. Warrant number one (1)was issued by the Lacey Township Municipal Court in the bail amount of $500 and warrant number two (2) was issued by the Lacey Township Municipal Court in the bail amount of $500. Warrant number three (3) was issued by the Bordentown Township Municipal Court in the bail amount of $500.00 and warrant number four (4) was issued by t he Mount Laurel Township Municipal Court in the bail amount of $300. The last warrant was issued by the Toms River Township Municipal Court in the bail amount of $150. Guy Spar was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. He was released after posting bail on each warrant. In addition, Guy Spar received traffic summonses for Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License and Failure to Maintain Lane.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Friday, March 17, 2017, at 10:45 p.m., Officer Julie Barcalow conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Sinclair Avenue and Thorn Street in Lanoka Harbor. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 63-year-old James P. Gannon, of Sloop Creek Road in Bayville, NJ, on an outstanding Berkeley Township Municipal Court warrant in the bail amount of $500. Upon further investigation, Officer Barcalow determined that the license plates on the vehicle were fictitious and belonged to another vehicle. The vehicle was impounded and the fictitious plates were seized. James Gannon was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. James Gannon was issued motor vehicle summonses for Driving with a Suspended License, Fictitious License Plates, Unregistered Motor Vehicle, and Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle. He was ultimately turned over to the custody of the Berkeley Township Police Department.
  • Burglary and Theft (Auto) – On Friday, March 17, 2017, at 9:56 p.m., Officer Anthony Sarno responded to the parking lot adjacent to the Play Day Place, located at 695 Challenger Way in Forked River, for a theft report. The victim reported that earlier in the afternoon at 3:00 p.m., she parked her vehicle in the parking lot and upon checking it at 7:10 p.m., she discovered that a pair of Ray Ban sunglasses was missing. The victim reported that she locked her vehicle prior to going inside, however, when she returned her car was unlocked and she discovered the theft. There were no signs of forced entry to the vehicle. The sunglasses are valued at $300. The incident remains under investigation.   
  • Burglary, Theft and Criminal Mischief (Auto)– On Friday, March 17, 2017, at 7:25 p.m., Officer Anthony Sarno responded to the Lacey Shell, located at 926 Lacey Road in Forked River, in reference to a theft report. The victim reported that earlier in the evening at 6:00 p.m., she parked her car in the cul-de-sac at the end of Challenger Way in Forked River, while she attended a fitness class. At 7:00 p.m. she returned to her vehicle and left. While driving home, she discovered that the rear passenger side window of her vehicle had been smashed and her purse had been stolen. Her purse contained $130 in cash in addition to various debit and credit cards. Officer Sarno searched the area of the theft and located the victim’s purse in a dumpster. The credit cards were missing and upon further investigation it was discovered that the stolen credit cards had been used at various retail locations. The damage to the vehicle is estimated at $300. The incident remains under investigation.
  • Burglary, Theft and Criminal Mischief (Auto) – On Friday, March 17, 2017, at 7:08 p.m., Officer Anthony Sarno responded to the parking lot adjacent to the Play Day Place, located at 695 Challenger Way in Forked River, for a theft report. The victim reported that earlier that evening, at approximately 6:00 p.m., she parked her vehicle in the parking lot of the Play Day Place, leaving her purse inside. At approximately 7:00 p.m. she was notified by another patron that the driver’s side window of her vehicle had been smashed. The victim reported that she went outside and discovered that her purse had been stolen from her vehicle. The purse is described as a gray Kate Spade handbag containing a gray Kenneth Cole wallet which contained her debit and credit cards along with a small amount of cash. The total value of the stolen property is estimated at $360. The damage to the driver’s side window is estimated at $300. The incident remains under investigation.
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