Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – May 31st through June 6th, 2019

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – May 31st through June 6th, 2019

 

 

 

  • Criminal Mischief – On Thursday, June 6, 2019, at 1:13 p.m., Officer John Simonson responded to the area of Good Luck Road, Forked River, for a report of criminal mischief to a home on the block. The damage to the residence was in excess of $500.
  • Illegal Dumping – On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at 10:07 a.m., Officer Randolph Plis responded to the area of Brown Street in Forked River, for a report of Illegal Dumping. The caller reported that a white van dumped wood, tarps and bags of trash in the wooded area off of Brown Street.  The Lacey Township Department of Public Works was notified to remove the garbage.  This incident remains under investigation.
  • Pole Fire – On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at 2:25 p.m., Officer Michael Verwey responded to the area of the 500 block of Adolphus Street, Forked River for a telephone pole transformer fire. The Forked River Fire Company along with JCP&L was contacted to handle the issue.
  • Shoplifting – On Sunday, June 2, 2019, 2019, at 1:02 p.m., Officer John Simonson responded to Walmart, 580 Route 9 North, Lanoka Harbor, for a report of a shoplifting offense that occurred earlier that day. Loss Prevention Officer advised Officer Simonson that two desktop computers were stolen from the store by two suspects.  Both suspects were seen on video walking throughout the store pushing a shopping cart with two large desktop computer boxes.  The theft occurred between 22:40 hours on Saturday, June 1, 2019 to 01:00 on Sunday, June 2, 2019.  The theft is estimated at $1078.  This incident remains under investigation.
  • Gas Leak – On Sunday, June 2, 2019, at 10:24 a.m., Officer John Simonson responded to the 400 block of Lawrence Drive, Lanoka Harbor, for a report of a gas line struck by the homeowner. The Lanoka Harbor Fire Company was dispatched to assist with the scene.  New Jersey Natural Gas responded to the emergency and repaired the leak.
  • Commercial Burglary – On Sunday, June 2, 2019, at 5:19 a.m., Officers Martin Julian, Robert Duffy and John Simonson responded to the Applebees’s, 404 Route 9 South, Forked River for a burglary. Investigation at the scene observed the rear door to the building propped open along with the electric meter on the ground.  All of the alarm panels were also destroyed during the burglary along with the ATM.  Significant financial damage occurred to the restaurant during the burglary.  This incident remains under investigation.
  • Dispute/Warrant Arrest – On Saturday June 1, 2019, at 2:39 p.m., Officers Randolph Plis, Frederick Anderson and Alan Abrecht responded to the area near the CVS Pharmacy (700 Route 9 North) for a report of some type of dispute occurring. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 33-year-old Ryan P. Lee of Spruce Road, Lanoka Harbor, for two outstanding warrants.  Lee was processed on a Brick Township warrant in the amount of $750 along with a no bail warrant out of Ocean County.  He was taken to Ocean County Correctional Facility in lieu of bail.
  • Theft – On Saturday, June 1, 2019, at 10:35 a.m., Officer Alan Abrecht responded to Retro Fitness, 410 Route 9 S, Forked River, in reference to a theft. The complainant advised Officer Abrecht that unknown persons(s) stole her car keys along with her house keys while she was working out.  The keys are valued at $400.
  • Shoplifting Arrest – On Saturday, June 1, 2019, at 12:15 a.m., Officer Scott Keefe responded to the Wawa, 800 Lacey Road, Forked River, for a shoplifter who left the store. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 19-year-old Christopher Gross of 988 Gross Drive, Toms River, NJ for shoplifting $16.79 worth of merchandise.  He was processed and released on a criminal summons.
  • Dispute – On Friday, May 31, 2019, at 10:58 p.m., Officer Scott Keefe responded to the PNC Bank, 711 Lacey Road, Forked River, for a report of a dispute occurring. The victim stated that she was utilizing the outside ATM to withdraw money.  As she was withdrawing the money, a dark-colored Dodge pickup truck, with an extended cab, pulled up behind her.  After a period of time, the driver of the pickup truck became agitated and began yelling and screaming at her.  The argument became heated and the suspect driving the pickup described as a white female 40-50 years old told the victim that she was going to hurt her and take all of her money.  The victim immediately advised her that she was calling the police and the subject left the area.
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