Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – May 5th through May 11th, 2017

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – May 5th through May 11th, 2017

  • Drug and Warrant Arrest – On Thursday, May 11, 2017, at 11:41 p.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel conducted a traffic stop on Route 9 near the intersection of Jones Road in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 19-year-old Deja Rojas of Lee Way in Forked River for possession of CDS and possession of drug paraphernalia. In addition, a 17-year-old female passenger from Forked River was arrested for possession of CDS. An additional passenger, identified as 18-year-old Sydney Littleford of Predmore Avenue in Lanoka harbor was arrested on an outstanding Tuckerton Borough Municipal Court warrant in the bail amount of $500. All three were transported to Police Headquarters and processed. Deja Rojas was released after receiving a criminal summons for Possession of Marijuana 50 Grams or Less and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. In addition, she was issued traffic summonses for Careless Driving and Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle. The female juvenile was released to her parent after being charged on a Juvenile Complaint with Possession of Marijuana 50 Grams or Less. Sydney Littleford was released after posting full bail on the Tuckerton Borough warrant.
  • Shoplifting Arrest – On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at 11:03 a.m., Officer Noah Schaffer responded to Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a report of a shoplifter. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of a 17-year-old female from Bayville, NJ, for shoplifting merchandise valued at $99.62. She was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. The juvenile was charged on a juvenile complaint with shoplifting and released to a parent.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at 2:49 a.m., Officer Scott Keefe conducted a traffic stop on Maple Road near Chestnut Drive in Lanoka Harbor. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 23-year-old Randy R. Rizzolo of Spruce Street in Forked River, on an outstanding Lacey Township Municipal Court warrant in the bail amount of $139. Randy Rizzolo was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. He was released after posting bail.
  • Burglary and Theft (Auto) – On Monday, May 8, 2017, at 9:14 p.m., Officer Scott Keefe responded to police headquarters for a theft report. The complainant reported that between 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 7, 2017, and 6:30 a.m. on Monday, May 8, 2017, an unknown person or persons entered his unlocked vehicle and stole property. The vehicle was parked in the roadway near the intersection of Arlington Avenue and Devon Street in Forked River. The complainant reported that a red plastic case containing a three-quarter inch socket set valued at $100 was stolen from the vehicle.
  • DUI Arrest – On Monday, May 8, 2017, at 8:46 p.m., Officer Michael Baldasari responded to the 1500 block of Dee Road for a report of an intoxicated driver. While on scene Officer Baldasari contacted the driver. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 35-year-old Michael R. Muscatell of Dee Road in Forked River, for DUI. He was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. Michael Muscatell was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI and Reckless Driving.
  • Criminal Mischief (Auto) – On Sunday, May 7, 2017, at 3:58 p.m., Officer Dan Ricciardella responded to Lacey Used Auto, located at 602 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a report of damage to a vehicle. The business owner reported that during the overnight hours of May 7th, 2017, an unknown person or persons broke the windshield of a customer’s vehicle that was parked behind the main building which is secured by a locked fence. The business owner advised that he had several incidents of criminal mischief in the last week. The damage to the vehicle is estimated at $200.
  • DUI and Drug Arrests – On Saturday, May 6, 2017, at 6:31 p.m., Officer Brian Holt was on patrol when he was waved down by a female driver who pulled into the parking lot of 213 Route 9 North in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 46-year-old Lisa L. Aguayo of Brighton Road in Barnegat, NJ, for DUI. Furthermore, the passenger in the vehicle, identified as 47-year-old Michael J. Wiston of Southwind Drive in Waretown, NJ, was arrested for possession of CDS. Both subjects were transported to Police Headquarters and processed. Lisa Aguayo was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, Open Container in a Motor Vehicle, and Refusal to Submit Breath Samples. The vehicle she was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law. Michael Wiston was released after receiving a criminal summons for Possession of Marijuana 50 Grams or Less.
  • Warrant – On Saturday, May 6, 2017, at 11:36 a.m., Officer Noah Schaffer responded to Police Headquarters to serve an outstanding Port Republic warrant in the amount of $215. Upon arrival Officer Schaffer met with 20-year-old Morgan A. Costello of Chelsea Street in Forked River and processed her on the warrant. She was released after posting bail.
  • Suspicious Incident – On Friday, May 5, 2017, at 7:26 p.m., Sergeant Ronald Buxton and Officer Elton Copes responded to the wooded area behind Ash Road Park, located at 501 Ash Road in Lanoka Harbor, for a report of an open crate containing a grenade. The officers observed a military style foot locker in the woods approximately 15 feet from the roadway. The foot locker contained military clothing and other military items along with a rusted grenade. The New Jersey State Police Bomb Unit, along with the Lanoka Harbor Fire Department and Lanoka Harbor EMS responded to the scene as a precautionary measure. The roadway remained closed for a short amount of time until the grenade device was determined to be inert (replica).
  • Criminal Mischief Arrest – On Friday, May 5, 2017, at 2:06 a.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to the 100 block of Pine Street in Forked River, for a report of criminal mischief. The complainant reported that she had been watching television when her dog began to bark. Upon exiting her home to investigate, she observed several freshly cracked eggs on her storm door and front walkway. In addition, a vehicle in her driveway had also been “egged” and the entire length of the driver’s side had been freshly scratched. The complainant was able to obtain a license plate number from a vehicle she observed leaving from her residence. An investigation resulted in the issuance of a Special Form of Complaint and Summons against 18-year-old Marissa E. Hebrew of Alpine Street in Forked River for Criminal Mischief and 18-year-old Aubrey R. Costello of Elwood Street in Forked River for Creating a Public Inconvenience.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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