Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – October 5, 2018 through October 11th, 2018

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – October 5, 2018 through October 11th, 2018

 

 

 

  • Criminal Mischief (School Property) — On Thursday, October 11, 2018, at 11:23 a.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to Lacey Township Middle School for a report of Criminal Mischief. The victim reported that the vehicle was vandalized while parked on school property. The victim reported the driver’s side door was scratched approximately six inches in length. The victim reported that the door contained no scratches on it in the morning and noticed the scratch on the door at the end of the day. The damage is estimated at $500.00.
  • CDS Arrest — On Thursday, October 11, 2018, at 9:14 a.m., Officer Michael Hein responded to the 7-11 on Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor for a suspicious vehicle. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 23-year-old Dominic C. Mullin of Bay Parkway, Waretown, NJ, for CDS. Dominic Mullin was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was released after receiving a criminal summons for possession of CDS. Dominic Mullin also received a motor vehicle summons for CDS in Motor Vehicle.
  • Theft On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at 8:13 p.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel took a report of theft at headquarters. The victim reported that her purse was stolen out of her vehicle that was parked on Tom Gray Court near Community Options in Forked River. Further investigation later revealed that one of her credit cards was used for a gas purchase in Bayville. A suspect was identified and questioned. The suspect, 22-year-old Chantel M. Moroz of Water Street, Barnegat, NJ, was arrested and charged with Burglary, Theft of Movable Property, Credit Card Theft, and Fraudulent Use of Credit Cards. Chantel Moroz was processed and released on a summons.
  • Fraud On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at 5:34 p.m., Officer Michael Hutman responded to police headquarters to take a report of a fraud that occurred to a resident of Forked River. The victim reported that she received an email notification from Experian regarding a recent mortgage she applied for. The victim reported that she had not submitted for any type of mortgage or refinancing and believed that someone had used her information improperly. An alert was placed on her credit report by Experian.
  • Fraud On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at 2:10 p.m., Officer Dimitrios Tsarnas responded to police headquarters to take a report of a fraud that occurred to a resident of Forked River. The victim reported that she received a phone call from a male subject stating that they were from Publishers Clearing House and she had won $1,000,000.00. The subject advised her that he would just need a cashier’s check in the amount of $2,500.00 deposited in a numbered account to process the winnings. The victim processed the cashier’s check in the requested amount and never received the winnings. The case remains under investigation.
  • Theft On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at 7:29 p.m., Officer Patrick Watkins responded to Caldwell Avenue in Forked River for a report of theft of a package. The victim reported that she ordered two shirts from Macy’s. The package was delivered and last seen in the mailbox at 6:15 p.m. on October 10, 2018.   The victim went to retrieve the mail at 7:20 p.m., and the package was gone.
  • Warrant Arrest On Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at 4:57 p.m., Officer Patrick Watkins conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor. Investigation at the scene revealed that the driver, 49-year-old Dawn M. Cornelius of Beach Boulevard, Forked River, had two active traffic warrants out of Lacey Township Municipal Court in the amount of $500. Officer Brian Holt arrived on scene to assist. Dawn Cornelius was transported to police headquarters and processed. She received motor vehicle summonses for Driving while Suspended and Use of Cell Phone. Dawn Cornelius was processed released on her own recognizance.
  • Warrant Arrest On Sunday, October 7, 2018, at 4:14 p.m., Officers Dan Ricciardella and Anthony Sarno responded to Aloha Drive in Forked River to serve a warrant at the request of Berkeley Township Police Department. The accused, 33-year-old Anthony A. Crincoli of Marlin Drive, Bayville, NJ, was arrested and transported directly to Berkeley Township Police Department on the outstanding criminal warrant.
  • DWI Arrest On Sunday, October 7, 2018, at 2:18 a.m., Officer Julie Barcalow conducted a motor vehicle stop for maintenance of lamps near Route 9 South and Hollywood Boulevard in Forked River. Officer Scott Keefe assisted Officer Barcalow with the motor vehicle stop. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 34-year-old Shawn P. Weschler of Barnegat Beach Drive, Waretown, NJ, for DWI. Shawn Weschler was transported to police headquarters and processed. He received motor vehicle summonses for DWI, Maintenance of Lamps, Failure to Maintain Lane, Reckless Driving, and Driving While Intoxicated. The vehicle he was driving was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Fire – On Saturday, October 6, 2018, at 8:34 p.m., Officer Anthony Sarno responded to Gary Smith Way in Forked River for a report of smoke coming from The Cornerstone Apartment Complex, Building 9. The door to the apartment was locked and there appeared to be no one home. Full evacuation of Building 9 was ordered. The Forked River Fire Department arrived and made entry into the apartment. It was determined that the smoke was coming from the gas stove in the kitchen and both electric and gas was temporally turned off. After the scene was deemed safe, the residents were allowed to return to their homes.
  • CDS Arrest – On Saturday, October 6, 2018, at 7:53 p.m., Officers Christopher Meyler, Martin Julian, and Julie Barcalow responded to Wawa on Lacey Road in Forked River for a suspicious person. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 56-year-old William D. Perkins of Alpine Street, Forked River. William Perkins was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was released after receiving a criminal complaint summons for Possession of CDS, Possession of a Prescription Legend Drug, and Possession of a Hypodermic Needle.
  • Warrant Arrest/Hindering Apprehension – On Saturday, October 6, 2018, at 12:29 p.m., Officers John Simonson and Michael Verwey responded to Hillwood Road in Forked River to serve an outstanding warrant on 30-year-old Alexander D. Petyo. Officers made contact with his sister, 32-year-old Kacey Petyo, who reported to the officers that he was not there. Investigation at the scene revealed he was in the backyard. Alexander Petyo was arrested on the outstanding criminal warrant and lodged in Ocean County Jail to await a bail hearing. Kacey Petyo was arrested and charged with Hindering Apprehension. She was served a copy of the summons and released on her own recognizance.
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