Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – October 18th through October 25th, 2016

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – October 18th through October 25th, 2016

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  • Warrant Arrest – On Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at 7:02 p.m., Lieutenant Christopher Kenny and Officer Christopher Meyler responded to Hastings Court in Forked River, for a report of a suspicious vehicle. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 27-year-old Kenneth R. Novak of Hastings Court in Forked River, on an outstanding Ocean County Sheriff’s Department No-Bail Warrant. Kenneth Novak was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility.
  • Shoplifting – On Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at 6:48 p.m., Officers Scott Keefe and Jason Lee responded to the Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for an adult male shoplifter. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 57-year-old Paul A. Debello of Jefferson Lane in Whiting, NJ, for shoplifting merchandise valued at $80.75. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Paul A. Debello was released after receiving a criminal summons for shoplifting.
  • Theft – On Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at 9:27 a.m., Officer Darrell Nick responded to police headquarters in reference to a report of theft. The victim stated that between 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Monday, October 24, 2016, an unknown person or persons stole his 2012 black Trek Navigator 1 bicycle from the vicinity of Wendy’s, located at 301 Route 9 North in Forked River. The bicycle was secured to a tree in the area of the bus stop. The bicycle is valued at approximately $1,000.
  • DUI Arrest – On Sunday, October 23, 2016, at 6:11 p.m., Officer Michael Verwey conducted a traffic stop on Lakeside Drive South near Bullard Avenue in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 33-year-old Mallory L. Thomas of Daytona Road in Forked River for DUI. She was transported to police headquarters and processed.  Mallory L. Thomas was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, Speeding, and Failure to Yield Right of Way. The vehicle she was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Shoplifting – On Sunday, October 23, 2016, at 10:31 a.m., Officer Brian Holt responded to the Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a report of a female shoplifter who was observed on surveillance video shoplifting merchandise on the prior day, Saturday, October 22nd, 2016.  An investigation resulted in the issuance of a criminal warrant for Shoplifting merchandise valued at $727.28, for the accused, 49-year-old Laura A. Adams of Guadeloupe Drive in Toms River, NJ. Bail is set in the amount of $10,000.
  • Shoplifting – On Saturday, October 22, 2016, at 5:31 p.m., Officers Patrick Watkins and Michael Verwey responded to the Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for an adult male shoplifter. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 56-year-old Giacomino A. Sandella of Oak Hill Court in Lanoka Harbor for shoplifting merchandise valued at $47.20. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Giacomino Sandella was released after receiving a criminal summons for shoplifting.
  • Criminal Mischief (Auto) – On Saturday, October 22, 2016, at 10:01 a.m., Officer John Cernek responded to the 800 block of Tampa Road in Forked River for a report of criminal mischief to a vehicle. The complainant reported that between 10:00 p.m. on Friday, October 21, 2016, and 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 22, 2016, an unknown person or persons broke the rear driver’s side window of her vehicle which was parked in the roadway just east of her driveway. The total damage is estimated at $150.
  • Shoplifting – On Thursday, October 20, 2016, at 9:11 p.m., Officers John McKee and Brian Holt responded to JR’s Liquors, located at 1000 Lacey Road in Forked River, for an adult female shoplifter. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 33-year-old Kristen A. Hansen of Oxford Road in Lanoka Harbor for shoplifting merchandise valued at $12.83. She was transported to police headquarters and processed. Kristen A. Hansen was released after receiving a criminal summons for shoplifting.
  • DUI Arrest – On Thursday, October 20, 2016, at 7:50 p.m., Officers Elton Copes and George Resetar responded to Mrs. Walker’s, located at 132 Route 9 South in Forked River for a report of an intoxicated driver in the parking lot. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 34-year-old Melony S. Gilchrist of Allwood Place in Forked River for DUI. She was transported to police headquarters and processed. Melony Gilchrist was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving and Open Container in a Motor Vehicle. The vehicle she was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Aggravated Assault – On Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at 4:30 p.m., Officers Jesse Dalziel and Michael Hein responded to Gille Park, located at 56 Manchester Avenue in Forked River, for a report of an altercation involving two males, one of which was armed with a knife. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 19-year-old Alexander Ortiz of Summit Avenue in Toms River, NJ, for Aggravated Assault by threatening the victim with a knife. Alexander Ortiz was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was released after receiving criminal summonses for Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purpose, and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at 10:46 a.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel responded to the Lacey Township Municipal Court, located at 818 Lacey Road in Forked River, to serve an arrest warrant. Upon arrival, Officer Dalziel arrested 27-year-old Kyle Ranghelli of Lakeside Drive South in Forked River, on an outstanding child support warrant in the amount of $5791. He was lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility in default of bail.

 

 

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