Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – October 26th, 2018 through November 2nd, 2018

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – October 26th, 2018 through November 2nd, 2018

 

 

 

  • DWI Arrest – On Wednesday, October 31, 2018, Officers Michael Hein and Dan Ricciardella responded to the 800 block of Spar Drive in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 74-year-old Patricia A. Borbely of Wave Drive, Forked River, for DUI. Patricia Borbely was transported to police headquarters and processed. She received motor vehicle summonses for DUI, Refusal to Submit to Breath Test, and Reckless Driving. Her vehicle was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Fraud – On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at 6:14 p.m., Officer Scott Keefe responded to police headquarters to take a report of computer fraud. The victim stated on October 30, 2018, while she was using her computer, she received an automated message stating there was a malware virus on her computer and she needed to click the link and call a contact telephone number for further instructions. After calling the provided number, she was advised to purchase two Google Play gift cards from any local convenience store in the amount of $500 each and provide the pin numbers on the back. She was later instructed to purchase another two Google Play gift cards for $500 each and provide the pin numbers for a total of $2000.00 After growing suspicious, the victim decided to call a representative from Microsoft. The Microsoft representative informed her that she was the victim of a scam. The victim contacted her bank and informed them of the incident.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Monday, October 29, 2018, at 8:37 p.m., Officer Christopher Meyler conducted a motor vehicle stop near Beach Boulevard and Sandyhook Drive in Forked River. Further investigation revealed that the driver of the vehicle, 27-year-old Amanda Strader of Seaside Heights, NJ, had an outstanding warrant out of the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department in the amount of $6,335. Amanda Strader was transported to police headquarters. Unable to post bail, she was transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility without incident.
  • DUI Arrest – On Monday, October 29, 2018, at 5:05 p.m., Officer Julie Barcalow conducted a motor vehicle stop on Deerhead Lake Drive in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 53-year-old Anthony N. Labrutto of Circle Drive, Manchester, NJ, for DUI. Anthony Labrutto was transported to police headquarters and processed. He received motor vehicle summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, Speeding, Failure to Maintain Lane, Refusal to Submit to Breath Test, Open Container, and Consuming Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle. He also received criminal charges for resisting arrest. The vehicle Anthony Labrutto was driving was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Car Burglary – On Sunday, October 28, 2018, at 9:59 p.m., Officers Anthony Sarno and Martin Julian responded to Center Street for a report of a motor vehicle burglary that just occurred. The victim reported seeing a female rummaging through his vehicle that was parked in his driveway. No items appeared to be taken from the vehicle. The victim provided a description and license plate number for the suspect. Investigation at the scene led the officers to an address on Newark Avenue in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 35-year-old Melina A. Veintimilla of Newark Avenue, Forked River. She was transported to police headquarters and processed. Melina A. Veintimilla was charged criminally on a summons for 3rd Degree Burglary. She was released on her own recognizance.
  • Fire – On Sunday, October 28, 2018, at 12:02 p.m., Officer Randolph Plis responded to the 300 block of Nautilus Boulevard in Forked River for a report of a small fire in the residence. The homeowner stated that his tenant used expanding foam to block a hole in the laundry room to keep the chipmunks from getting into the house. The hole was located close to the hot water heater and the fumes from the foam caused the pilot light to catch fire. The damage was minimal. No further assistance was needed.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Friday, October 26, 2018, at 10:11 p.m., Officer John McKee conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 9 South near the Marina Buffet in Forked River. Officer Jesse Dalziel arrived on scene to assist. Investigation at the scene revealed that the driver, 24-year-old Brian E. Burlew of North Shore Drive in Forked River, had three outstanding warrants. The first warrant is out of Lacey Township Municipal Court in the amount of $850. The second warrant is out of the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department in the amount of $10,000. The third warrant is out of Lakewood Township Municipal Court in the amount of $2,500. Brian Burlew was transported to police headquarters and processed. He received motor vehicle summonses for Headlights Required and Driving while Suspended. Unable to post bail, Brian Burlew was transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility without incident.
  • CDS Arrest – On Friday, October 26, 2018, at 9:48 p.m., Officer Patrick Watkins assisted Special Officer Michael Moeller with a motor vehicle stop. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 39-year-old William J. Enoch of Walnut Street, Beachwood, NJ. William Enoch was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was charged on a criminal complaint summons for Possession of Marijuana Under 50 Grams and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was released on his own recognizance.
  • Stolen Bicycle – On Friday, October 26, 2018, at 4:23 p.m., Officer Jason Lee responded to the 200 block of Falkenburg Avenue in Forked River to take a report of theft of a bicycle. The victim reported that he left his green Trek Marlin mountain bike on the side of his friend’s house on Falkenburg Avenue on October 21, 2018. When the owner of the bike went to retrieve the mountain bike, it was missing. The bike is valued at $615.
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