Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – September 13th through September 21st, 2016

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – September 13th through September 21st, 2016

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  • Burglary and Drug Paraphernalia Arrest – On Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at 7:23 p.m., Officers Martin Julian and Jeffrey Slota responded to the 1200 block of Clearview Street in Forked River, for a report of a burglary in progress. Upon arrival the responding officers discovered an open rear window. Officers entered the residence and located 23-year-old James C. DeCarlo of Spruce Street in Forked River inside the vacant residence. While inside the residence, James DeCarlo was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and a hypodermic syringe. He was arrested and transported to police headquarters. James DeCarlo was released after receiving criminal summonses for Burglary, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of a Hypodermic Syringe.
  • Burglary and Theft (Residence) – On Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at 5:49 p.m., Officer John D. Simonson responded to Bobwhite Court in Forked River, for a theft report. The victim reported that between Saturday evening, September 17, 2016, and Monday afternoon, September 19, 2016, an unknown person or persons entered her residence and stole her wedding ring valued at $3100. There were no signs of forced entry and the incident is under investigation.
  • Shoplifting Arrest – On Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at 2:57 p.m., Officer Evan Androcy responded to the Home Depot, located at 244 Route 9 North in Forked River, for a report of a male shoplifter. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 29-year-old Scott A. Montefusco, of Grand Central Parkway in Bayville, NJ, for shoplifting merchandise valued at $204.88. Scott Montefusco was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was released after receiving a criminal summons for Shoplifting.
  • Forgery Arrest – On Monday, September 19, 2016, at 9:00 p.m., Detectives Keith Pearce and Kymberly Gudgeon arrested 30-year-old Matthew Clinton of Devon Street in Forked River, after completing a forgery investigation.  Matthew Clinton was charged with fraud for impersonating a former roommate and utilizing his (former roommate’s) personal information to access his bank accounts.  Approximately $2000. was taken from the roommate’s account. Matthew Clinton was processed at Lacey Township Police Headquarters and ultimately charged with three counts of Forgery. His bail was set in the amount of $50,000. Matthew Clinton was lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility in default of bail.
  • Shoplifting (Multiple) and Drug Paraphernalia Arrest – On Monday, September 19, 2016, at 2:58 p.m., Officers Scott Anderson and Michael Baldasari responded to the Staples, located at 300 Route 9 North in Forked River, for a report of a shoplifting that just occurred. The Staples store manager reported that a white male, in his early 20s, wearing a gray sweatshirt and carrying a black and gray duffel bag had concealed merchandise in an attempt to shoplift from the store. The store manager reported that when the suspect was confronted by store employees he fled on foot.  A short time later Officer Noah Schaffer located the suspect walking south on Route 9. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 29-year-old Scott A. Montefusco of Grand Central Parkway in Bayville, NJ, for Shoplifting merchandise valued at $43.49 from Staples. In addition,  Scott Montefusco was found to be in possession of stolen merchandise from additional businesses, including $175.00 in merchandise from Kohl’s, located at 304 Route 9 North in Forked River, and $16.99 in merchandise from TJMaxx, located at 344 Route 9 North in Forked River.  Scott Montefusco was also found to be in possession of four (4) empty wax folds of Heroin and a hypodermic syringe. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Scott Montefusco was released after receiving criminal summonses for three counts of Shoplifting, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of a Hypodermic Syringe.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Friday, September 16, 2016, at 9:39 p.m., Officer John McKee responded to police headquarters in reference to serving an outstanding warrant. Upon arrival, 24-year-old Sean M. Cox, of Bullard Avenue in Forked River, was arrested on an outstanding Lacey Township Municipal Court warrant in the bail amount of $278. Sean Cox was processed and released after posting full bail.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Friday, September 16, 2016, at 2:43 p.m., Officer Michael Baldasari responded to police headquarters to serve an outstanding warrant. Upon arrival, 54-year-old Keith Boyce of Laurel Boulevard in Lanoka Harbor, was arrested on an outstanding Ocean County Sheriff’s Department warrant in the bail amount of $15,000. Keith Boyce was processed and released after posting bail.
  • Drug Arrest – On Wednesday, September 14, 2016, at 9:00 p.m., Officers Christopher Meyler and Michael Verwey responded to the 7-Eleven store parking lot, located at 403 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a report of a male slumped over the steering wheel inside a vehicle. Upon arrival, the officers observed a white Hyundai Accent parked in the parking lot with a male subject sitting in the driver’s seat. Upon approaching the vehicle, the officers observed the male subject holding a rolled up one dollar bill containing blue powder residue and a small blue cylinder-shaped container, fount to contain 20 Methadone pills and 8 Alprazolam pills. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 35-year-old Daniel S. Falls of Tamarack Road in Forked River, for possession of CDS. In addition, Daniel Falls was found to be in possession of marijuana and a multi-colored glass smoking device, as well as Possessing a canister of First Defense MK-3 Oleoresin Capsicum Spray above the legal limit permitted by law. Daniel Falls was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was released after receiving criminal summonses for Possession of Alprazolam, Possession of Methadone Hydrochloride, Possession of Marijuana 50 grams or Less, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of the First Defense MK-3 OC Spray (over 0.75 oz). In addition, Daniel Falls received a traffic summons for Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle.
  • Drug Arrest – On Wednesday, September 14, 2016, at 7:16 p.m., Officers Jason Lee and Julie Barcalow responded to Hillwood Road in Forked River for a police investigation. During the investigation, Lindsey M. Mann, of Hillwood Road in Forked River, was found to be in possession of CDS. She was arrested and transported to police headquarters.  Lindsey M. Mann was processed and charged with Possession of Heroin, Possession of Crack Cocaine, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Her bail for the drug offenses was set in the amount of $2500.00. Lindsey M. Mann was lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility in Default of bail.
  • Theft (Residence)– On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at 6:36 p.m., Officer Julie Barcalow responded to the 700 block of Oak Road in Lanoka Harbor, for a report of a theft. The victim reported that on the afternoon of September 13, 2016,  he had discovered that $200. in cash was taken from his bedroom dresser. During the time of the theft the victim reported that a mattress company was at his residence making a delivery and believed one of the employees might be responsible.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at 8:39 a.m., Officers Patrick Watkins and John D. Simonson, responded to the 400 block of Lake Barnegat Drive in Forked River, to  serve two (2) arrest warrants. Upon arrival the officers met with 23-year-old Christopher M. Pereira of Lake Barnegat Drive in Forked River, and arrested him on two (2) outstanding warrants. Warrant number one (1) was issued by the Lacey Township Municipal Court in the bail amount of $500. and warrant number two (2) was issued from the Toms River Township Municipal Court in the bail amount of $400. Christopher Pereira was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was later lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility in default of bail.

 

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