Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – November 23rd, 2018 through November 29th, 2018

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – November 23rd, 2018 through November 29th, 2018

 

 

 

  • Shoplifting Arrest — On Thursday, November 29, 2018, at 6:52 p.m., Officers Scott Keefe and Julie Barcalow responded to Walmart 580 Route 9 North in reference to a shoplifter in custody. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 32-year-old Graham Luepke of Maple Avenue, Toms River for shoplifting $9.99 worth of merchandise. G. Leupke was also found to have an outstanding warrant out of Barnegat Township in the amount of $475.00. G. Leupke was processed and released on a criminal summons for shoplifting. The outstanding warrant out of Barnegat was paid during processing.
  • Criminal Mischief (Residence) — On Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at 11:22 a.m., Officer Noah Schaffer responded to the 300 block of Constitution Drive in reference to criminal mischief to a residence. The homeowner reported that someone spray painted a section of his white vinyl fence with “Truss 357” causing approximately $200.00 in damage.
  • Warrant Arrest — On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at 4:34 p.m., Officer Brian Holt responded to police headquarters to process 30-year-old Jeffrey C. Stiles of Serpentine Drive, Bayville, NJ. Jeffrey Stiles had an outstanding warrant out of Lacey Township Municipal Court in the amount of $600. J. Stiles posted the bail in the full amount and he was processed and released.
  • Warrant Arrest — On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at 8:20 a.m., Officer Michael Hutman responded to police headquarters to process 30-year-old John V. Lepeshko of Serpentine Drive, Forked River, on two outstanding warrants. The first warrant out of South Toms River Municipal Court was in the amount of $1000. The second warrant out of Middletown Township Municipal Court was in the amount of $750. J. Lepeshko posted the bail in the full amount and he was processed and released.
  • Burglary (Residence) — On Monday, November 26, 2018, at 2:00 p.m., Officers Andrew Slota and Michael Hutman responded to Penn Place for a report of a residential burglary. The victim reported that upon returning to her home at approximately 1:00 p.m., she went into her home office and noticed that her Lenovo 520 Pentium computer tower was missing. Nothing else appeared to be missing from the residence. The computer is valued at $529.
  • Noise Ordinance Violation On Sunday, November 25, 2018, at 10:35 p.m., Officer Jason Lee responded to the 200 block of Sinclair Avenue in Lanoka Harbor for complaint of loud music coming from the garage. The homeowner was advised to turn the music down. Shortly thereafter, another noise complaint was called in. Officer Lee went back to the residence and issued a special complaint for violating the noise ordinance to the homeowner.
  • Shoplifting Arrest On Sunday, November 25, 2018, at 4:57 p.m., Officer Jason Lee responded to Walmart, 580 Route 9 North, Lanoka Harbor for a shoplifter in custody. The suspect, 32-year-old Joshua Rivera of Forked River, had merchandise worth approximately $116 concealed in a backpack while attempting to leave the store. Joshua Rivera was transported to police headquarters and charged with shoplifting and released on a summons.
  • Down Wires On Sunday, November 25, 2018, at 6:18 a.m., Officer Noah Schaffer was dispatched to the area of Oxford Road for power outage and wires down. Upon arrival, Officer Schaffer noticed that wires were down on the ground and power was out all along the street. JCP&L was contacted and the road was blocked until repairs were made.
  • DWI Arrest On Sunday, November 25, 2018, at 3:24 a.m., Officers Martin Julian and Christopher Meyler responded to Hilltop Drive in Lanoka Harbor for a Motor Vehicle Accident. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 30-year-old Filiberto Sacramento of Pheasant Drive in Bayville, NJ, for DWI. Filiberto Sacramento was transported to police headquarters and processed. He received motor vehicle summonses for Driving While Intoxicated, Reckless Driving, and Failure to Maintain Lane. The vehicle he was driving was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Transformer Fire On Sunday, November 25, 2018, at 12:43 a.m., Officer Martin Julian was dispatched to the area of Nautilus Boulevard for a transformer sparking. Upon arrival, Officer Julian noticed that wires were down on the ground and the transformer was smoking. Forked River Fire Company along with JCP&L was contacted and the road was blocked until repairs were made.
  • Warrant Arrest On Saturday, November 24, 2018, at 12:23 a.m., Officer Scott Keefe conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor. Officer Julie Barcalow arrived on scene to assist.   Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of both passengers on outstanding warrants. They were transported to police headquarters and processed. Passenger number one, 24-year-old Chelsea N. Damico of Devon Lane, Hainesport, NJ, had two warrants out of Moorestown, NJ, totaling $2600. She was processed and released on her own recognizance. The second passenger, 21-year-old Joseph T. Hayden of Monroe Street, Mt. Holly, NJ, had a no bail warrant out of Delaware County, PA. Joseph Hayden was transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility. The driver of the vehicle was issued motor vehicle summonses for Maintenance of Lamps and Unregistered Vehicle.
  • Water Leak On Friday, November 23, 2018, at 11:12 p.m., the Lacey Township Police Department was notified that large amounts of water was coming out of the curb near the 1100 block of Skiffway Drive. Lacey MUA was notified and the water was turned off until the damage could be repaired.
  • Fire On Friday, November 23, 2018, at 8:35 p.m., Officer Scott Keefe responded to the 600 block of Lake Barnegat Drive North in Forked River for a report of an oven fire. Upon arrival, the Lanoka Harbor Fire Department was on scene. The fire was contained within the oven and no other property was damaged. The fire department deemed the residence safe after airing out the home.
  • Gas Leak (Residence) On Friday, November 23, 2018, at 5:21 p.m., Officer Randolph Plis responded to the 1200 block of Laurel Boulevard in Lanoka Harbor for a smell of natural gas inside the residence. Upon his arrival, the Lanoka Harbor Fire Department was on scene. Representatives from the NJ Natural Gas Company arrived as well and inspected the home. The gas company deemed the residence and surrounding area safe.
  • Fraud On Friday, November 23, 2018, at 11:36 a.m., Officer Randolph Plis responded to police headquarters to take a report of credit card fraud. The victim reported that his TD Bank debit card was hacked. He reported that he used the card to make a purchase at the Wawa on Lacey Road for $25. Later that night, he noticed that two other purchases of $100 were made at a Wawa in Woodbridge Township, NJ. He reported the fraud to TD Bank who advised him to make a police report. The case remains under investigation.
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