Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – March 8th, through March 14th, 2019

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – March 8th, through March 14th, 2019

 

 

 

  • Shoplifting Arrest – On Thursday, March 14, 2019, at 1:30 p.m., Officer Michael Verwey responded to the Wal-Mart on Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor for a shoplifter in custody. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 38-year-old Robert Thomas 3rd of Cromwell Lane, Jackson, NJ for shoplifting $169.63 worth of merchandise. He was processed and taken to Ocean County Correctional Facility in accordance with bail reform.
  • Dog Bite – On Thursday, March 14, 2019, at 11:21 a.m., Officers Michael Verwey, Frederick Anderson and Noah Schaffer responded to the area of Maxim Drive for a report of a dog bite. Investigation at the scene, found the 63-year-old victim to have multiple lacerations and bites to both hands. The victim was attempting to separate two family owned (Boxer& Pit-bull) dogs involved in a fight. She was flown to Jersey Shore University Hospital due to the extent of her injuries.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at 10:41 a.m., Officer Jeffrey Slota conducted a motor vehicle stop on Oak Street and Route 9 South in Forked River. The driver of the vehicle, 32-year-old Stephen P. Pajewski of Route 37 West in Toms River, NJ, was arrested on two outstanding warrants out of Manchester Municipal Court totaling $1500. He was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters. He was transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility in lieu of bail.
  • Illegal Dumping – On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at 10:23 a.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to the Dollar Tree Express on Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor for a report of Illegal Dumping. The caller reported that an unknown person(s) left a propane tank near the clothing bins. The propane tank was collected and discarded to the Lacey Township Department of Public Works.
  • DUI Arrest – On Tuesday, March 12 2019, at 1:05 p.m., Officer Dan Ricciardella conducted a motor vehicle stop in the Spirits Unlimited parking lot in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 52-year-old Alfred Mathieu of Bob White Court, Forked River, for DUI. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was released after receiving motor vehicle summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, Open Container in a Motor Vehicle, and Operating a Motor Vehicle without an interlock device. Alfred Mathieu was charged on a criminal summons with Operating a Motor vehicle during a period of license suspension for DWI. The vehicle he was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Criminal Mischief – On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at 12:10 p.m., Officer John McKee responded to the 400 block of Hidden Harbor Place in Lanoka Harbor to take a report of criminal mischief. The complainant reported that she arrived at her house and found the glass panel on her front door broken. The damage is estimated at $1000.
  • Eluding – On Monday, March 11, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., Officer John Simonson attempted to conduct a Motor Vehicle stop on Route 9 North near Kohl’s on Route 9 North in Forked River. The driver, 39-year-old William J. Perry, Jr., of Yorktown Drive, Forked River, refused to stop for the officer’s lights and sirens. He continued to drive around the parking lot and crossed Route 9 until he reached his residence at 316 Yorktown Drive, Forked River. He was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters. William Perry, Jr., was arrested and charged with eluding. He was released on a criminal summons along with motor vehicle charges for failure to stop, failure to possess a driver’s license and careless driving.
  • Residential Burglary – On Monday, March 11, 2019, Officer John McKee responded to the 800 block of Pensacola Road in Forked River for a residential burglary. The resident reported that while he was away for several days, an unknown person(s) removed the doorknobs and entered the home. Several items were broken and reported missing, including food, clothes, and a microwave.   The estimated value of the burglary is $3875. This incident remains under investigation.
  • Illegal Dumping – On Sunday, March 10, 2019, at 5:39 p.m., Officer Julie Barcalow responded to the woods at the end of North Dover Road for a complaint of illegal dumping. Unknown person(s) left a large mound of debris including wood, shingles, PVC pipes, and a large green construction bag in the woods. The Department of Public Works was notified to clean up the area.
  • DUI Arrest – On Friday, March 8, 2019, at 9:15 p.m., Officers Jesse Dalziel and Jason Lee conducted a motor vehicle stop in the parking lot of Wal-Mart. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver of the vehicle, 39-year-old Kelly Graham of Western Boulevard, Lanoka Harbor, for DUI. She was transported to police headquarters and processed. Kelly Graham received motor vehicle summonses for DWI and Reckless Driving. The vehicle she was driving was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Criminal Mischief – On Friday, March 8, 2019, at 12:37 p.m., Officer Scott Anderson, along with Manchester Township Police Department, were dispatched to investigate multiple instances of criminal mischief to vehicles travelling on Route 539. The suspect vehicle was driving on Route 539 and throwing objects at passing vehicles. The three vehicles involved sustained damage estimated at $1500. The incident remains under investigation.
  • Stolen Property – On Thursday, March 7, 2019, at 12:13 p.m., Officer Scott Anderson responded to the 700 block of Capstan Drive in Forked River for the report of recovered stolen property. A Ford backhoe was stolen from Toms River in 2012 and discovered on a Capstan Drive work site. The owner of the backhoe, a Lavalette, NJ, resident, was notified. He provided the certificate of origin and planned to take back ownership of the backhoe. This incident remains under investigation.
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