Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – March 3rd through March 9th, 2017

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – March 3rd through March 9th, 2017

 

 

 

  • Theft of Handgun – On Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 8:56 a.m., Officer George Resetar responded to the 600 block of Forest Lane, Forked River, for a report of a stolen handgun. Investigation at the scene revealed that the complainant was moving his firearms to a new location in his home and discovered that a handgun along with a magazine was missing from one of his gun cases. The case still contained one magazine, a weapon lock and the owner’s manual. The missing handgun is described as a semi-automatic 9 millimeter Springfield XD MOD.2 series, black in color. The complainant advised that he last saw the gun sometime in December of 2016 and he did not discover it missing until this March 9, 2017. The handgun was entered into NCIC, APBnet and distributed to all local law enforcement agencies.
  • House Fire – On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at 11:02 p.m., Officer Martin Julian responded to the 900 block of Clifton Street, Forked River, for a report of a structure fire. Investigation at the scene revealed a fire burning on the northeast side of the garage. A member of the State Forest Fire Service, who lives in a neighboring residence, was on the scene attempting to extinguish the fire. Forked River Fire Department responded and assisted. The fire was quickly extinguished. The Ocean County Fire Marshall responded and determined that the fire was not suspicious. There was minor damage to the asbestos shingles on the home but no internal house structures were affected.
  • Vehicle Fire – On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at 1:07 p.m., Officer Charles May responded to the parking lot of Kohl’s, 304 Route 9 North, Forked River, for a report of a vehicle fire. Investigation at the scene revealed a parked vehicle with smoke rising from the engine compartment. When the hood was opened by the Forked River Fire Department, flames were observed coming from the rear of the engine. The fire was quickly extinguished. The incident is under investigation by the Ocean County Fire Marshall.
  • Brush Fire – On Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at 5:32 p.m., Officer George Resetar responded to the area of Tiller Drive and Sunrise Boulevard, Forked River, for a report of a brush fire in the marsh. Investigation at the scene revealed smoke from the marshy area several hundred feet south of Sunrise Boulevard. The New Jersey Forest Fire Service and the Forked River Fire Department responded. It was determined that the fire was the result of an unattended campfire located at the end of Game Farm Road. The brush fire resulted in approximately one-half acre of land being burned. The fire was extinguished without incident.
  • CDS Arrest – On Sunday, March 5, 2017, at 11:50 p.m., Officer Anthony Sarno conducted a motor vehicle stop for failure to maintain lane at Deerhead Lake Drive and Lakeside Drive, Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 29-year-old Christian F. Perchaluk of Sweetwood Drive, Forked River, for possession of CDS. She was transported to police headquarters, processed and released after being served with criminal summonses for Possession of Marijuana under 50 Grams and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, as well as motor vehicles summonses for Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle and Failure to Maintain Lane.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Saturday, March 4, 2017, at 10:32 p.m., Officer Michael Baldasari conducted a motor vehicle stop at Musket Road and Route 9 North, Lanoka Harbor. Investigation at the scene revealed that the driver, 20-year-old Sydney A. Webb of Laurel Boulevard, Lanoka Harbor, had two active warrants, (1) Lacey Township Municipal Court Warrant for driving while suspended in the amount of $500; and (2) Holmdel Municipal Court Warrant for driving while suspended in the amount of $1,000.   Sydney Webb was arrested, transported to police headquarters and processed. She posted bail on both warrants. She received motor vehicle summonses for Driving While Suspended and Improper Left Turn.
  • DUI Arrest – On Saturday, March 4, 2017, at 4:07 p.m., Officer John Simonson responded to the parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy located at 700 Route 9 North, Lanoka Harbor, for a report of a female consuming alcohol in a parked vehicle. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of arrest of 68-year-old Catherine M. Demand of Pelican Point, Bayville, New Jersey, for DUI. She was transported to police headquarters, processed, and released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI and Reckless Driving. The vehicle she was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Theft from Residence – On Saturday, March 4, 2017, at 3:42 p.m., Officer Michael Verwey responded to the 800 block of Buena Vista Road, Forked River, for a report of a possible theft. Investigation at the scene revealed that the complainant had a guest at his home for several hours that day. During that time he fell asleep, and upon wakening discovered that $300 cash was taken from his wallet. The guest denied taking the money. The complainant was advised of the complaint procedures through the Municipal Court.
  • Theft/Criminal Mischief (Boat) – On Saturday, March 4, 2017, at 1:13 p.m., Officer Noah Schaffer responded to Townsends Marina, 221 East Lacey Road, Forked River, to a report of a burglary to a boat. Investigation at the scene revealed that the complainant’s boat was being stored at the marina and was burglarized sometime between September 1, 2016, and March 4, 2017. Unknown person(s) had pried open the door to the cabin of the boat, causing scratches to the lock. The damage to the lock is estimated at $100. In addition, two Shore power cables, valued at $400 each, a gray self-inflating life jacket, valued at $150, and a pair of black, 7×50 zoom binoculars, valued at $50, were taken, for a total value of $1,000.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Friday, March 3, 2017, at 1:49 p.m., Officer Darrell Nick conducted a motor vehicle stop at Lake Barnegat Drive North and Steuben Avenue, Forked River. Investigation at the scene revealed that the driver, 50-year-old Alice N. Errickson of Walnut Drive, Lanoka Harbor, had an active warrant from the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department in the amount of $531.61 cash bail.   Alice Errickson was arrested, transported to police headquarters and processed. She posted bail and was released by our agency after receiving motor vehicle summonses for Speeding, Driving While Suspended and Expired Registration.
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