Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – October 27th, 2017 through November 2nd, 2017

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – October 27th, 2017 through November 2nd, 2017

 

 

 

  • Shoplifting Arrest – On Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at 4:03 p.m., Officer Brian Holt responded to the Wawa on Route 9 South in Forked River, for a report of shoplifting. The Customer Service Supervisor reported that an employee observed an older white female reach over the counter and steal two packs of Marlboro Red cigarettes. The woman quickly exited the store and left in her vehicle. The employee followed the suspect and obtained the license plate number. The incident was captured on video surveillance. The incident is currently under investigation.
  • DUI Arrest – On Wednesday, November 01, 2017, at 11:33 p.m., Officer Jason Lee responded to the area of WaWa 444 Route 9 South in Forked River, for a report of an intoxicated driver in a black Jeep. Upon Officer Lee’s arrival, the vehicle had left the area. Sergeant Robert Surtees located and stopped the vehicle on Route 9 near Beach Boulevard. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 53-year-old Sandra L. Robinson of Penn Place in Barnegat, NJ, for driving under the influence. Sandra Robinson was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where she was processed and charged with Driving Under the Influence and Reckless Driving. The vehicle Sandra Robinson was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Shoplifting  – On Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., Officer Daniel Ricciardella responded to the TJ Maxx, Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a report of shoplifting that had occurred the previous day. The Loss Prevention Manager reported that at approximately 3:15 p.m. on October 31, 2017, an unknown black female entered the store, took a duffle bag off a store shelf and loaded it with merchandise. A black male accomplice then grabbed the bag and walked out of the door with the shoplifted merchandise. The incident was captured on store surveillance and is under investigation.
  • Fraud – On Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at 11:32 a.m., Officer Daniel Ricciardella responded to Lacey Township Police Headquarters for a report of fraud. The victim reported that she found a credit card issued to her, which she never applied for. The victim reported that she found the credit card in her house and believes that another resident of the house had opened up the credit card account in her name without her authorization. The victim subsequently obtained a credit report and found another credit card opened under her name that she did not apply for. The amount of fraudulent charges is approximately $900. The incident is under investigation.
  • Drug Arrest – On Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at 10:29 p.m., Officer Christopher Meyler was on patrol near the intersection of Route 9 and Haines Street when he observed the driver of a 2007 Saturn Aura disregard a red traffic signal. Officer Meyler conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle on Route 9 near Bay Way in Lanoka Harbor. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 19-year-old Sarah J. Balo of Princeton Avenue in Bayville, NJ, for possession of marijuana. Sarah Balo was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where she was processed and charged with Possession of Marijuana Under Fifty Grams and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Sarah Balo was also issued traffic summonses for Failure to observe signal and possession of CDS in motor vehicle.
  • Criminal Mischief – On Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at 9:12 p.m., Officer Jason Lee responded to the 200 block of Davis Avenue in Forked River for a report of criminal mischief. The victim reported that at approximately 9:00 p.m. on October 31, 2017 she observed several juveniles on her property destroying her brick mailbox. The juveniles had left prior to the arrival of the officer. The damage is estimated at $150.
  • DUI & Drug Arrest – On Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at 2:13 a.m., Officer Julie Barcalow was on patrol when she observed a vehicle failing to maintain its lane of travel in the area of Lakeside Drive and Weehawkin Avenue in Forked River. Officer Barcalow conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle and was assisted at the scene by Officer Anthony Sarno. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 22-year-old Breanna H. Krusieski of Colgate Avenue in Lanoka Harbor, for Driving Under the Influence. Further investigation at the scene by Officer Anthony Sarno led to the arrest of the front seat passenger, 24-year-old Vincent Boardingham of Lakeside Drive North in Forked River, NJ for possession of Marijuana. Breanna Krusieski and Vincent Boardingham were transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters for processing. Breanna Krusieski was charged with Driving Under the Influence, Reckless Driving, and Failure to Maintain Lane. Vincent Boardingham was charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The vehicle Breanna Krusieski was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Criminal Mischief – On Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at 12:41 a.m., Special Officer Michael Moeller was conducting a check of Gille Park, 56 Manchester Avenue in Forked River, when he observed criminal mischief in the men’s bathroom. The toilet paper dispenser was removed from the wall and the graffiti was written on the walls. The estimated cost of the damage is approximately $125. The Lacey Township Department of Public Works was notified of the damage.
  • Burglary/Criminal Mischief – On Monday, October 30, 2017, at 10:06 p.m., Officer Jason Lee responded to the 500 block of Tappan Street in Forked River. The homeowner reported that between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 9:50 p.m. on October 30, 2017 some person or persons entered her son’s bedroom and ignited fireworks. As a result, the fireworks burnt the rug, bed, and a sweatshirt. The fireworks also put a hole in the ceiling. The damage to the bedroom is estimated at $900.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 8:29 p.m., Officer Scott Keefe was on patrol in the area of Route 9 near Haines Street in Lanoka Harbor, when he observed a pedestrian fail to utilize the crosswalk while walking across Route 9 who did not use the crosswalk that was nearby. Officer Keefe stopped the subject and upon further investigation located an active arrest warrant for the subject, 65-year-old Carl Disalvo of Neptune Avenue in Beachwood, NJ. Carl Disalvo was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Atlantic City Municipal Court for $350. The warrant was issued for failure to make lawful disposition of CDS. Carl Disalvo was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where he was processed and released on his own recognizance by the authority of the Atlantic City Court Clerk.
  • Shoplifting Arrest – On Sunday, October 29, 2017, at 4:34 p.m., Officer Daniel Ricciardella responded to Walmart, 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for the report of a male shoplifter in custody. The Walmart Loss Protection Associate reported that he observed a male subject place 12 miscellaneous grocery items into reusable grocery bags and placed the grocery bags into a shopping cart then exited the front exit of the store without paying for the merchandise. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 66-year-old Ronald Barca of Mallard Road in Bayville, NJ for Shoplifting. Ronald Barca was transported to lacey township Police Headquarters where he was processed and charged with Shoplifting $86.33 worth of merchandise.
  • Burglary (Auto) – On Sunday, October 29, 2017, at 4:30 p.m., Officer Michael Baldasari responded to the 1300 block of Bullard Avenue in Forked River for a report of theft from a vehicle. The homeowner reported that, between 7:00 p.m. on Saturday October 28, 2017 and 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 29, 2017, someone entered her unlocked car and stole a Garmin GPS, $20 cash, and a lockbox key. The total amount of the theft is estimated at $350. The vehicle was unlocked and parked in the driveway of her residence at the time of the incident.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Friday, October 27, 2017, at 3:02 p.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel was on patrol when he observed 34-year-old Joseph A. Lacombe of Halsey Avenue in Bayville, NJ, riding his bicycle on Route 9 near Sunrise Boulevard. Officer Dalziel was aware that Joseph Lacombe had an outstanding no bail arrest warrant for Receiving Stolen Property out of the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department. Officer Dalziel detained Joseph Lacombe until the warrant was confirmed. Joseph Lacombe was placed under arrest and transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where he was processed and then transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility in lieu of bail.
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