Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – November 16th, 2018 through November 22nd, 2018

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – November 16th, 2018 through November 22nd, 2018

 

 

 

  • DWI Arrest — On Wednesday October 21, at 3:28 p.m., Officers Darrell Nick and Randolph Plis responded to 317 Route 9 North (Lacey Car Wash) for a motorist passed out behind the wheel.  Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 48-year-old Eric J. Holmberg of Penn Place, Forked River, NJ, for DWI. Eric Holmberg was transported to police headquarters and processed. He received motor vehicle summonses for Driving While Intoxicated and Reckless Driving. The vehicle he was driving was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Burglary (Residence) — On Monday, November 19, 2018, at 4:02 p.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to the 1200 block of Beach Boulevard in Forked River for a report of burglary to a residence. The homeowners found the back door had been forced open and pry marks were on the door-jamb. The damage to the door-jamb is estimated at $100. Nothing appeared to be missing.
  • Criminal Mischief (Residence) — On Monday, November 19, 2018, at 3:37 p.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to Clearwater Drive in Forked River to take a report of criminal mischief. The homeowner stated that two decorative landscaping bulkhead pilings were knocked over. The walkway between the pilings was also damaged. The total cost of the damage is estimated at $500.
  • Warrant Arrest On Monday, November 19, 2018, at 1:46 p.m., Officer Michael Hutman responded to Orlando Drive in Forked River for a report of harassment. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 32-year-old Stephen P. Pajewski on four outstanding warrants. The first warrant was from the Lacey Township Municipal Court in the amount of $500. The second warrant was from the Robbinsville Municipal Court in the amount of $1000. Stephen Pajewski also had two outstanding Manchester Township Municipal Court warrants totaling $1151.   After satisfying the Lacey warrant, a Manchester Township officer transferred Stephen Pajewski to their jurisdiction for processing.
  • Fraud On Monday, November 19, 2018, at 12:34 p.m., Officer Michael Hutman took a report of fraud at police headquarters. The victim reported that on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, she discovered fraudulent charges on her TD Bank Debit Card totaling $112.86. TD Bank advised the victim to file a police report. The bank cancelled her debit card and issued her a new account number.
  • Fire (Business) On Sunday, November 18, 2018, at 4:55 p.m., Officers Michael Hutman and Alan Abrecht responded to the Lacey Car Wash and Qwik Lube on Route 9 North in Forked River for a report of black smoke coming from the roof. The Lanoka Harbor Fire Department responded to the scene and assessed that the smoke was coming from the boiler. The fire department entered the structure and shut down the power source within the boiler room. There was no damage to the building and it was deemed to be safe. The owner was advised to have the heating source serviced.
  • Forgery/Theft by Deception On Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 7:21 p.m., Officer Jason Lee responded to Shop Rite on Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor for a theft. The manager stated that at approximately 7:00 p.m., four males entered the store and purchased a small amount of inexpensive items with seven counterfeit fifty-dollar bills. This incident remains under investigation.
  • Theft On Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 3:19 p.m., Officer Dimitrios Tsarnas responded to the Nitro-Girl Ice Cream Parlor on Route 9 in Forked River for a report of theft. The owner stated that when the store opened for business on November 17, the sign was missing. The plastic Nitro–Girl sign was affixed to the outer wall of the building. The estimated value of the missing sign is $250.
  • CDS Arrest On Friday, November 16, 2018, at 10:01 p.m., Officer Michael Baldasari was on patrol in the Forked River Beach area regarding a suspicious incident. Officer Baldasari stopped two males on Nantucket Road who fit the description of the suspects involved. Further investigation led to the arrest of one of the males, 18-year-old Thomas J. Crespo of Neptune Court, Forked River. Thomas Crespo was found to have marijuana under 50 grams in his possession. He was transferred to police headquarters, processed, and released on a summons.
  • Fire (Transformer/Tree) – On Friday, November 16, 2018, at 1:08 p.m., Officer Randolph Plis responded to the area of Nautilus Boulevard and Ranger Road for a report of a transformer fire. Upon arrival, officer Plis observed that the transformer fire had caused a tree branch to catch on fire. The Forked River Fire Department was called to the scene to extinguish the fire. JCP&L was notified and the road was closed until the repairs were completed.
  • Fraud On Friday, November 16, 2018, at 10:31 a.m., Officer Michael Hein responded to Lacey Headquarters to speak with a victim of fraud. The victim advised Officer Hein that someone had forged her signature on medical documents. The information was turned over to the Lacey Township Detective Bureau and is currently under investigation.
  • Down WiresOn Friday, November 16, 2018, at 6:09 a.m., Officers Martin Julian and Michael Hein responded to the area of Harrison Avenue and Tappan Street for a report of wires down. Upon arrival, officers observed wires in the roadway with a tree on top of them. Forked River Fire Company was notified along with JCP&L. The area was secured until repairs were made by JCP&L.
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