Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – October 12th, 2018 through October 18th, 2018

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – October 12th, 2018 through October 18th, 2018

 

 

 

  • Car Burglary – On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at 6:19 a.m., Officer Noah Schaffer responded to the 700 block of Amherst Road in Lanoka Harbor for a vehicle burglary.   The victim’s vehicle was locked and parked in her driveway. Sometime between 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday and 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, an unknown person(s) smashed the passenger side widow and stole items from within. The cost to repair the window is estimated at $500. The value of the stolen property is over $100.
  • Car Burglary – On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at 5:50 a.m., Officer Noah Schaffer responded to the 600 block of Colgate Avenue in Lanoka Harbor for a vehicle burglary. The victim reported that between the hours of 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday and 5:50 a.m. on Wednesday, and unknown person(s) smashed the front passenger side window and the rear passenger side window and stole items from within. The vehicle was locked and parked in the driveway of his residence. The damage to the vehicle is estimated at $1000. The estimated value of the stolen property is over $600.
  • Theft – On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at 10:24 p.m., Officer Jason Lee responded to the Walmart on Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor for a report of theft. The victim stated that she placed her purse on a rack in the men’s section of the store. While she was trying on an item, she forgot her purse was on the rack. She located the purse on the ground and realized that $400 was missing from her wallet. The incident remains under investigation.
  • Suspicious Incident – On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at 1:20 p.m., Officer Dimitrios Tsarnas responded to police headquarters to take a report of a suspicious incident. The complainant reported that he was selling a quad on Craigslist for $2500. He received an email from an interested buyer who sent him a check for $4350 for the quad and shipping costs. The check turned out to be fake. The seller did not continue with the transaction and is not out any money.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Monday, October 15, 2018, at 11:49 p.m., Officer Christopher Meyler conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 9 and Lakeside Drive South in Forked River. Further investigation revealed the driver, 42-year-old Michael A. Vizzone of New Brunswick Avenue, Lavallette, NJ, had an active warrant out of Toms River Township Municipal Court in the amount of $600. Michael Vizzone was transported to police headquarters and processed.   He was issued a motor vehicle summons for driving while suspended.   Unable to post bail, Toms River Township Police Department took custody of Michael without incident.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Monday, October 15, 2018, at 3:22 p.m., Officers Dan Ricciardella and John Simonson responded to Clairmore Avenue in Lanoka Harbor to serve an active warrant issued out of Toms River Municipal Court. The subject of the warrant, 39-year-old Donald S. Foster, was transported to Lacey police headquarters. An officer from Toms River Police Department responded to transfer Donald Foster to Toms River Police Department without incident.
  • Shoplifting Arrest – On Sunday, October 14, 2018, at 7:20 p.m., Officer Anthony Sarno was dispatched to the Wawa on Laurel Boulevard and Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor for a report of a shoplifter who left the store on foot. The investigation led to the arrest on the following day of the accused, 57-year-old Charles T. Rice of Warren Avenue, Lanoka Harbor. Charles Rice was transported to police headquarters and processed on a summons for shoplifting. He was later released on his own recognizance.
  • DWI Arrest – On Sunday, October 14, 2018, at 12:06 a.m., Officer Michael Baldasari conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 9 North and Warren Avenue in Lanoka Harbor. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 29-year-old Pedro Vivas-Lopez of Ward Street, Bayville, NJ, for DWI. Pedro Vivas-Lopez was transported to police headquarters and processed. He received motor vehicle summonses for DWI, Reckless Driving, Failure to Maintain Lane, and Failure to Exhibit Documents-Insurance. The vehicle he was driving was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • CDS Arrest – On Saturday, October 13, 2018, at 9:14 p.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel conducted a motor vehicle stop near the intersection of Oxford Road and Western Boulevard in Lanoka Harbor. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 23-year-old Nicholas P. Scorese of Beach Avenue, Beachwood, NJ. Nicholas Scorese was transported to police headquarters and processed. He received a criminal complaint summons for possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana as well as motor vehicle summonses for failure to observe traffic signal and possession of CDS in a motor vehicle. He was released from custody without incident.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Saturday, October 13, 2018, at 12:10 a.m., Officers Scott Keefe, Michael Baldasari, Anthony Sarno, and Sergeant Robert Surtees responded to the 1000 block of South Branch Way in Forked River for a report of a dispute. Investigation at the scene found that 27-year-old Shayne T. Macavoy of Harris Road, Forked River, had an outstanding warrant out of Seaside Heights Municipal Court in the amount of $350. Shayne Macavoy was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility without incident.
  • Fires – On Friday, October 12, 2018, at 6:35 p.m., Officers Julie Barcalow, Dan Ricciardella, and Anthony Sarno responded to the 400 block of Union Court in Lanoka Harbor for a report of a structure fire. The flames appeared to be coming from the electrical panel. Officer Sarno used a fire extinguisher on the electrical box. The Lanoka Harbor Fire Department arrived on scene and requested the power company shut off the power to the residence. The fire was extinguished and did not appear suspicious.