Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – September 15th through September 20, 2017

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – September 15th through September 20, 2017

  • Burglary and Theft (Auto) – On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at 6:17 p.m., Officer Daniel Ricciardella responded to the 1300 block of Foch Avenue in Forked River for a report of a theft from a vehicle. The owner reported that between the hours of 12:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on September 20, 2017, an unknown person or persons entered her unlocked vehicle that was parked in the driveway and stole two gold rings valued at $100.
  • Burglary and Theft (Auto) – On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at 1:10 p.m., Officer Darrell Nick responded to Police Headquarters for a theft report. The victim reported that between September 14, 2017 and September 15, 2017, an unknown person or persons entered his vehicle and stole $1000 cash from a bank envelope located in the glove compartment of his work truck. The victim could not give an exact location where the theft occurred.
  • Criminal Mischief (Auto) – On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at 10:38 a.m., Officer Daniel Ricciardella responded to the 400 block of Route 9 South in Forked River for a report of damage. The complainant reported that during the overnight hours of September 19th into September 20, 2017, an unknown person or persons slashed a tire on their vehicle. The cost to replace the tire is estimated at $150.
  • Burglary and Theft (Auto) – On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at 8:23 a.m., Officer Daniel Ricciardella responded to the 500 block of Holmes Avenue in Forked River, for a report of a theft from a vehicle. The owner reported that between 4:00 p.m. on September 19, 2017 and 8:00 a.m. on September 20, 2017, an unknown person or persons entered their unlocked vehicle that was parked in the driveway and stole a purse with a total value $50.
  • Burglary (Auto) – On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at 7:27 a.m., Officer Darrell Nick responded to the 1200 block of Bullard Avenue in Forked River, for a report of a burglary to a vehicle. The owner reported that between 9:00 p.m. on September 19, 2017 and 6:45 a.m. on September 20, 2017, an unknown person or persons entered his unlocked vehicle that was parked on the street in front of his residence and rummaged through it. At the time of the report, it did not appear that anything was taken from within.
  • Burglary and Theft (Auto) – On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at 6:56 a.m., Officer Darrell Nick responded to the 1200 block of Bullard Avenue in Forked River, for a report of a theft from a vehicle. The owner reported that between 9:00 p.m. on September 19, 2017 and 6:45 a.m. on September 20, 2017, an unknown person or persons entered her unlocked vehicle that was parked on the street in front of the residence and stole a bottle of vitamins valued at $20.
  • Warrant Arrest – On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at 5:15 a.m., Officer Scott Keefe conducted a traffic stop on Taylor Lane and Ocean Street in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of a passenger, identified as 24-year-old Michael S. Salese, Jr., from Ocean Street in Forked River, on an outstanding Holmdel Township Municipal Court warrant in the bail amount of $500.   He was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. Michael S. Salese Jr., was released after posting his bail.
  • Warrant Arrest (Multiple) – On Monday, September 18, 2017, at 8:39 p.m., Officer Elton copes observed a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of Clune Park, located at 740 Sandyhook Drive in Forked River. Officer Copes conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 38-year-old Justin N. Devito of Home Avenue in Trenton, NJ, on several outstanding warrants. Warrant number one (1) was issued from the Howell Township Municipal Court in the bail amount of $339, warrant number two (2) was issued from the Raritan Municipal Court in the bail amount of $550, warrant number three (3) was issued from the Berkeley Township Municipal Court in the bail amount of $350 , warrant number four (4) was issued from the Hamilton Municipal Court in the bail amount of $400 and warrant number five (5) was issued from the Trenton Municipal Court in the bail amount of $200. Justin Devito was transported to Police Headquarters and Processed. He was later turned over to the custody of Berkeley Township Police.
  • Underage Possession of Alcohol –On Sunday, September 17, 2017, at 3:35 a.m., Officers John McKee and Robert Duffy responded to the Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a report of three possibly intoxicated males who were causing a disturbance in the store. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 20-year-old Michael S. Tencer from Spray Avenue in Beachwood, NJ, 18-year-old Anthony C. Landi from Breton Harbor Drive in Toms River, NJ, and 19-year-old Christian T. Camaraza from Nautilus Street in Beachwood, NJ, for Possession of Alcoholic Beverages by Persons under Legal Age to Consume. All three were issued a Special Form of Complaint and Summons at the scene and released. In addition, Michael S. Tencer received a traffic summons for Careless Driving.
  • Burglary (Auto) – On Saturday, September 16, 2017, at 6:10 p.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel responded to the 1500 block of Arient Road in Forked River, to take a theft report. The victim reported that between 9:00 p.m. on Friday, September 15, 2017 and 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2017, an unknown person or persons entered his unlocked vehicle parked at the residence and rummaged through it. At the time of the report, it did not appear anything was taken.
  • Burglary and Theft (Auto) – On Saturday, September 16, 2017, at 3:08 p.m., Officer Michael Baldasari responded to Police Headquarters for a theft report. The victim reported that between the hours of 6:00 p.m. on Friday, September 15, 2017 and 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2017, an unknown person or persons entered his unlocked vehicle that was parked in the driveway of his residence on Moosehead Street in Forked River and stole his wallet containing various documents, cash, and a gift card. The total amount of the theft is estimated at $250.
  • Burglary and Theft (Auto) – On Saturday, September 16, 2017, at 7:19 a.m., Officer Evan Androcy responded to the 1500 block of Claire Road in Forked River, for a theft report. The victim reported that between the hours of 10:00 p.m. on Friday and 7:30 a.m. on Saturday an unknown person or persons entered her unlocked vehicle that was parked at the residence and stole approximately $4.00 in cash and change and a five dollar scratch-off lottery ticket. The total value of the theft is estimated at $9.00.
  • DUI and Drug Arrest – On Saturday, September 16, 2017, at 2:27 a.m., Officers Adam Ewart and Martin Julian responded to the area of Lacey Road and Holmes Avenue in Forked River, for a possible intoxicated driver. A description of the vehicle was provided. A short time later the officers located the vehicle near Alpine Street and Deerhead Lake Drive in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 28-year-old Shawn R. Soden of Ravine Drive in Forked River, for DUI. In addition, he was found to be in possession of CDS.   Shawn Soden was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. He was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, and Failure to Maintain Lane. In addition, Shawn Soden received a criminal summons for Possession of Marijuana 50 Grams or Less and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The vehicle he was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
  • Receiving Stolen Property and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia– On Friday, September 15, 2017, at 4:41 p.m., Officers Brian Holt, Jesse Dalziel and Adam Ewart responded to the Home Depot, located at 244 Route 9 N in Forked River for a report of a fight in progress. Upon arrival the officers determined the fight was no longer in progress, however they did observe a male matching the description of one of the people involved. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 33-year-old Joseph A. Lacombe of Halsey Avenue in Bayville, NJ, for Possession of Stolen Property, Possession of a Hypodermic Needle and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. Joseph A. Lacombe was released after receiving a criminal summons for Receiving Stolen Property, Possession of a Hypodermic Needle and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
  • Warrant Arrest (multiple) – On Friday, September 15, 2017, at 12:04 p.m., Detective Sam Della Sala conducted a traffic stop on Western Boulevard in Lanoka Harbor. The vehicle matched the description of a vehicle involved in an act of criminal mischief that occurred prior at the Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor. Officer Dimitri Tsarnas arrived to assist. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 35-year-old Charee M. Cromartie of Beach Boulevard in Forked River, on two outstanding warrants. Warrant number one (1) was issued from the Toms River Township Municipal Court in the bail amount $400 and warrant number two (2) was issued from the Brick Township Municipal Court in the bail amount of $250. Charee M. Cromartie was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. She was released on her own recognizance by both the Toms River and Brick Township Municipal Courts.
  • DUI Arrest – On Friday, September 15, 2017, at 2:43 a.m., Officer Christopher Meyler conducted a traffic stop on Beach Boulevard and Bermuda Drive in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 28-year-old Christopher J. Firstmeyer from Pensicola Road in Forked River, for DUI. He was transported to Police Headquarters and processed. Christopher J. Firstmeyer was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving and Failure to Maintain Lane. The vehicle he was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
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