Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – March 31st through April 6th, 2017

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – March 31st through April 6th, 2017

  • Shoplifting, Possession of Heroin and Possession of Marijuana – On Thursday, April 6, 2017, at 10:56 p.m., Officers Michael Baldasari, Jason Lee, and Michael Verwey responded to the Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor for three shoplifters. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 40-year-old Grover Blair of 4th Street in New Brunswick, NJ, for shoplifting merchandise valued at $1800, hindering apprehension by initially providing a false name to police officers and for possession of drug paraphernalia. In addition, three outstanding warrants were located for his arrest. Warrant number one (1) was issued from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office and was a no-bail warrant. Warrant number two (2) was issued from the East Brunswick Municipal Court in the bail amount of $500 and warrant number three (3) was issued from the New Brunswick Municipal Court in the bail amount of $200. Furthermore 23-year-old Dashaunna Jennings of West Main Street in Bound Brook, NJ, was arrested for shoplifting merchandise valued at $1800, Possession of Heroin and Possession of Marijuana 50 Grams or Less. 28-year-old Shante Walker of Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick, NJ, was arrested for shoplifting merchandise valued at $1800. All three subjects were transported to Police Headquarters and processed. They were charged on complaint warrants and lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility.
  • Drug Arrest – On Thursday, April 6, 2017, at 9:17 p.m., Officer Anthony Sarno conducted a traffic stop on Route 9 near Jones Road in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 21-year-old James E. Whitley of Horner Lane in Forked River for possession of drug paraphernalia. He was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. James E. Whitley was released after receiving a criminal summons for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Shoplifting Arrest – On Thursday, April 6, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., Officers Brian Holt and Daniel Ricciardella responded to Kohls, located at 304 Route 9 N in Forked River for two female shoplifters. Investigation at the scene led to the arrests of 41-year-old Deana G. Walton of 6th Street in Waretown, NJ, for shoplifting merchandise valued at $272.49, and 33 year Jessica L. Smith of Southwind Drive in Waretown, NJ, for shoplifting merchandise valued at $397.00. They were both transported to Police Headquarters and processed. Deana G. Walton and Jessica L. Smith were released after receiving a criminal summons for Shoplifting.
  • Theft- On Thursday, April 6, 2017, at 10:46 a.m., Officer Michael Hein responded to the 1200 block of Kennebec Rd in Forked River, for a theft report. The victim reported that between 12:00 p.m. on April 5, 2017 and 10:00 a.m. on April 6, 2017, an unknown person or persons stole two new screens off the windows of his residence. The screens were valued at $20.00 each.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at 10:56 p.m., Officer Christopher Meyler conducted a traffic stop on the 800 block of Lacey Road in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 24-year-old Michael R. Ziolkowski of Nantucket Road in Forked River, on an outstanding Tinton Falls Municipal Court warrant in the bail amount of $89. He was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. Michael R. Ziolkowski was released after posting bail. In addition, he was issued a traffic summons for Maintenance of Lamps.
  • Drug Arrest – On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at 9:43 p.m., Officer Christopher Meyler observed a suspicious male walking in the area of Route 9 and Oak Street in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 23-year-old David M. Nylen of Windward Avenue, in Beachwood, NJ, for possession of CDS. He was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. David M. Nylen was released after receiving a criminal summons for Possession of Marijuana 50 Grams or Less.
  • Theft from Residence – On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at 4:35 p.m., Officer Michael Verwey responded to the 800 block of Buena Vista Road in Forked River, for a possible theft. The complainant reported that between 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on April 4, 2017, an unknown person or persons entered the residence and stole medication from his bedroom. No other items were reported stolen from the residence and there were no signs of forced entry. The theft is estimated at $50. The incident remains under investigation.
  • DUI with Motor Vehicle Crash (Arrest) – On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at 3:17 a.m., Officers John McKee and Robert Duffy responded to Bobwhite Court in Forked River, for a report of a motor vehicle that struck a tree. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 19-year-old Dalton L. Anderson of Bobwhite Court in Forked River, for DUI. He was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. Dalton L. Anderson was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving and Failure to Maintain Lane. The vehicle he was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Sunday, April 2, 2017, at 11:53 a.m., Officer Evan Androcy conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Route 9 North and First Street in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 28-year-old Nicholas A. Marino of Birch Street in Bayville, NJ, on several outstanding warrants. Warrant number one (1) was issued from the Ocean Township Municipal Court in the bail amount of $500, and warrant number two (2) was issued from the Toms River Township Municipal Court in the bail amount of $500. Warrant number three (3) was issued by the Berkeley Township Municipal Court in the bail amount of $500, and warrant number four (4) was issued by the Ocean Township Municipal Court in the bail amount of $2,000.   Nicholas Marino was transported to police headquarters and processed. He posted bail on all four warrants and was released. In addition, Nicholas A. Marino received traffic summonses for Driving with a Suspended License and a Cell Phone violation. 
  • Drug Distribution Arrest – On the afternoon of Wednesday, March 29, 2017, Lacey Township Police Detectives observed a suspicious transaction near the intersection of Holmes Avenue and Chelsea Street in Forked River. During the transaction, an unknown male was observed taking an object from the trunk of an unregistered vehicle parked on the property of a Holmes Avenue residence and handing it to the driver of a passing vehicle. The male then entered a third vehicle and sat in the passenger seat. Lacey Detectives stopped the third vehicle driven by 19-year-old Anna Mooney of Holmes Avenue in Forked River. During the traffic stop, the male was identified as a 16-year-old juvenile from Forked River. A search of Anna Mooney’s vehicle yielded an amount of marijuana packaged in a manner consistent with distribution. Both Anna Mooney and the 16-year-old male juvenile were arrested. The unregistered vehicle that was parked on the property of the Holmes Avenue residence was impounded and a search warrant was sought. A subsequent search of that vehicle yielded additional marijuana, scales, and packaging material. Anna Mooney and the 16-year-old male juvenile were both charged with Possession of More than 50 grams of Marijuana and Intent to Distribute More Than One Ounce of Marijuana. In addition, Anna Mooney was charged with Obstructing the Administration of Law after failing to comply with detective’s commands during the investigation. Both subjects were released pending a Court appearance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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