Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – September 11th, 2020 through September 18, 2020

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – September 11th, 2020 through September 18, 2020

  • Burglary & Theft — On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at 4:44 a.m., Officer Martin Julian responded to the 200 block of Cedar Drive in reference to a report of a car burglary. The caller reported that she had just observed someone burglarizing her vehicle on her surveillance system. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 33-year-old Brendan J. Wason of Bayville, NJ. Brendan Wason was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where he was processed and then transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility. Brendon Wason was charged on a warrant with Burglary and Theft.
  • Theft — On Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at 1:18 p.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to police headquarters for a report of theft. The victim reported that sometime during the overnight hours someone stole his daughter’s scooter from the front yard of a residence on the 300 block of Riviera Drive. The scooter is described as a purple Razor European Vespa style electric scooter purple and white in color. It is valued at $342.
  • Theft — On Friday, September 11, 2020, at 7:05 p.m., Officer Dallas Gant responded to police headquarters for a report of identity theft. The complainant reported that she received an email from Bright Lending indicating that her loan application was being processed and then an email stating that her loan has been approved. The victim reported that she did not apply for the loan. The victim also contacted her identity theft security company, Bright Lending, and the Federal Trade Commission.
  • Fraud – On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at 3:43 p.m., Officer Jason Lee responded to the 900 block of Lacey Road, in reference to a report of a phone scam. The victim reported that a woman who identified herself as Linda Brooks, from the Internal Revenue Services (IRS), contacted her. The victim also reported that “Linda” knew her social security number and told her that the IRS for an unknown reason is investigating her. “Linda” then instructed the victim to transfer money from her savings account to her checking account and purchase multiple gift cards. Lisa stated “Linda” wanted her to provide her with all the gift card numbers and pin numbers to resolve the investigation. The victim did not purchase the gift cards and immediately reported the incident to this agency.
  • Fraud – On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at 6:35 p.m. Officer Patrick Watkins responded to police headquarters in reference to a report of fraud. The victim reported that she received a notice in the mail from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development regarding an unemployment insurance claim in her name, which she did not file. She also later received a letter from the NJ Department of Labor with a Bank of America pre-paid Visa/Debit card with her name printed on the card. The victim is in the process of contacting the NJ Department of Labor to report the incident to their fraud department.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Saturday, September 12, 2020, at 11:06 p.m. Officer Anthony Ravallo responded to the 1000 block of Bowsprit Point in reference to a report of a dispute. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 43-year-old Jason C. Lucas of Brick, NJ on a $500 Neptune Township Municipal Court warrant, a $500 Elizabeth Municipal Court warrant, and $500 Bloomfield Municipal Court warrant. Jason Lucas was transported to Lacey Township Police Headquarters where he was processed and then transported to the custody of the Ocean County Correctional facility in lieu of bail.
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