Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – Mat 18th, 2018 through May 24th, 2018

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – Mat 18th, 2018 through May 24th, 2018

  • DUI Arrest – On Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at 6:10 p.m., Officer Scott Keefe conducted a traffic stop on Bay Way and Route 9 in Lanoka Harbor. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 39-year-old Jason S. Kent of Bunnell Street in Lanoka for DUI. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Jason Kent was released after receiving summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, and Suspended Driver’s License. The vehicle Jason Kent was driving was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Criminal Mischief – On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 9:27 p.m., Officer Scott Keefe conducted a park check of Gille Park on Manchester Avenue in Forked River. Officer Keefe discovered the men’s bathroom, nearest the tennis court, had damage to the paper towel dispenser. The damage is estimated at $75. All other bathrooms appeared to be in good condition.
  • Possession of CDS – On Monday, May 21, 2018, at 8:31 p.m., Officer Martin Julian conducted a motor vehicle stop in the area of Route 9 and Mill Street. Further investigation led to the arrest of the driver, 19-year-old Dakota Wolf-Diaz of Morris Boulevard in Manahawkin, NJ, for possession of marijuana. She was transported to police headquarters where she was processed and released on a summons charging her with possession of marijuana. Dakota Wolf-Diaz also received a traffic summons for speeding.
  • Motor Vehicle Accident/Warrant Arrest – On Monday, May 21, 2018, at 4:18 a.m., Officers Elton Copes responded to a motor vehicle crash involving a car that hit a tree on Dover Road in Forked River. Upon his arrival, no occupants were found at the scene. Further investigation revealed the owner of the vehicle and the driver of the vehicle. The driver, 49-year-old Laurie L. Harrison of Goodluck Road in Forked River, was located and arrested on two outstanding warrants out of Lacey Township Municipal Court in the amount of $750. She also received motor vehicle summonses, as well as a criminal summons for knowingly leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident with injury. Laurie L. Harrison was later transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility without incident.
  • Theft – On Sunday, May 20, 2018, at 7:09 p.m., Officer Brian Holt responded to the Dunkin Donuts on Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor for a report of theft. An unknown male handed the cashier a hundred-dollar bill for a small purchase and then changed his mind and presented a $20 bill. The unknown male changed his mind again and said he would pay with the hundred-dollar bill. The cashier gave the unknown male change of the hundred dollars without taking any money. The unknown male left the store on foot.   The total value of the theft is $99.76.
  • Motor Vehicle Fire – On Sunday, May 20, 2018, at 4:17 p.m., Officer Michael Hutman responded to Chelsea Street and Weehawkin Avenue in Forked River for a motor vehicle that was on fire. The occupant in the vehicle was able to extinguish the fire upon the officer’s arrival. The vehicle was inoperable and was later towed.
  • Criminal Mischief – On Sunday, May 20, 2018, at 2:54 p.m., Officer Michael Hutman responded to the 2000 block of Pineview Road in Forked River for a report of criminal mischief to a vehicle. The owner of the vehicle stated at that both driver’s side tires were slashed between the hours of 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, and 2:50 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, 2018. The damage is estimated at $150. Multiple vehicles were vandalized where tires were slashed on Pineview Road and Crestwood Road in Forked River during the overnight hours of Saturday into Sunday, May 19-20, 2018.
  • Theft – On Saturday, May 19, 2018, Officer Jason Lee responded to Gary Smith Way for a report of theft of prescription medication. The caller reported that he is a home aid for the victim and when he opened a secure lockbox where medication is stored, he noticed a quantity of pills missing. On-duty caretakers will be questioned by the company in charge of the victim’s care.
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