Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – September 15th thru September 22nd, 2015

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – September 15th thru September 22nd, 2015

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Weekly Police Blotter

September 15th thru September 22nd, 2015

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  • Traffic Accident with DUI (Arrest) – On Sunday, September 20, 2015, at 8:33 p.m., Officer John D. Simonson responded to the intersection of Lacey Road and Route 9 for a two vehicle crash. The preliminary investigation revealed that vehicle number one was stopped in traffic southbound on Route 9 when the rear of the vehicle was struck by vehicle number two. A further investigation at the scene led to the arrest of driver number two, identified as 43-year-old Sean Gurski of Radcliffe Road in Lanoka Harbor, for DUI. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Sean Gurski was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI and Reckless Driving. The vehicle he was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law. There were no injuries reported.

  • Warrant Arrest – On Sunday, September 20, 2015, at 6:58 p.m., Officer Patrick Watkins conducted a traffic stop on Oak Lane near Sunrise Boulevard in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 52-year-old Nancy Sabias of Prospect Avenue in Fairview, NJ, on an outstanding Fort Lee Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $139. She was transported to police headquarters and processed. Nancy Sabias was released after posting bail.

  • Warrant Arrest – On Sunday, September 20, 2015, at 3:31 p.m., Officer Evan Androcy conducted a traffic stop on Lake Barnegat Drive North and Wynnewood Road in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led the arrest of the passenger, identified as 39-year-old Kimberly S. Duff of Ashburner Street in Philadelphia, PA, on an outstanding Mount Laurel, New Jersey, Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $500. She was transported to police headquarters and processed. Kimberly Duff was released ROR by Mount Laurel Municipal Court.

  • Traffic Accident with Serious Injury – On September 20, 2015, at approximately 10:22 a.m., the Lacey Township Police Department responded to a motor vehicle crash on West Lacey Road in Lacey Township. The crash occurred in the vicinity of Aspen Road and involved a single vehicle and a bicyclist. The preliminary investigation has revealed that the bicyclist was traveling westbound on the shoulder portion of the roadway when he attempted to turn around in the westbound lane of travel to pick up an item that he dropped while cycling. As the cyclist entered the westbound lane of travel, he was struck by a 2015 Hyundai operated a 58-year-old resident of Forked River who was also traveling westbound in the westbound lane at the time. The cyclist, a 44-year-old male from Toms River, was ejected from the bicycle and suffered serious injuries. He was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, via medical helicopter. He is in critical condition. Sergeant Robert Flynn, Patrolman Evan Androcy, and Patrolman Adam Ewart of The Lacey Township Police Fatal Accident Support Team responded to conduct the investigation. MONOC Paramedics, Lacey Township First Aid Squad, Ocean County Sheriff’s Department Crime Scene Investigation Unit, and Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Fatal Accident Support Team, all responded to the scene to assist. Lacey Road was closed between Aspen Road and Spaulding Ave. for approximately 2 hours as a result of the crash.

  • Shoplifting (Arrest) – On Sunday, September 20, 2015, at 11:58 a.m., Officer Christopher Meyler responded to the Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a male shoplifter in custody. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 68-year-old Frank DeSanto of Walnut Road in Manahawkin, NJ, for shoplifting merchandise valued at $16.68. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Frank DeSanto was released after receiving a criminal summons for Shoplifting.

  • DUI, Resisting Arrest, Obstructing the Administration of Law, and Underage Consumption – On Sunday, September 20, 2015, at 4:06 a.m., Officers Anthony Sarno and Scott Keefe conducted a traffic stop at 611 Sunrise Boulevard in Forked River. The driver immediately fled the vehicle and ran in to a wooded area behind the residence. Officers Sarno and Keefe gave chase. A short time later, the driver, identified as a 17-year-old male from Forked River, was taken into custody in the woods. Investigation at the scene led to the 17-year-old male’s arrest for DUI, Resisting Arrest, Obstructing the Administration of Law, and Underage Consumption of Alcohol. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was later released to the custody of a parent after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, Careless Driving, and Failure to Produce a Driver’s License. Additionally, the 17-year-old male was charged on juvenile complaints with Resisting Arrest, Obstructing the Administration of Law, and Underage Consumption of Alcohol. The vehicle he was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.

  • Underage Consumption of Alcohol and Noise Complaint (Formal Charges) – On Saturday, September 20, 2015, at 2:19 a.m., Sergeant Paul Sullivan, Jr, along with Officers John D. Simonson, and Scott Keefe responded to the 600 block of Sunrise Boulevard in Forked River for a report of a loud party. Investigation at the scene led a Special Form of Complaint and Summons being issued against 18-year-old Nicholas Bland of Sunrise Boulevard in Forked River for both creating a noise disturbance and for allowing underage persons to consume alcohol in the residence. In addition, 19-year-old Michelle McLeod of Lakeside Drive South in Forked River, and 20-year-old Thomas Nagy of Briar Road, Lanoka Harbor, were each issued a Special Form of Complaint and Summons for Underage Consumption of Alcohol in a private residence. Sergeant Sullivan located a 17-year-old male juvenile from Forked River a few houses down from the party. The male juvenile was highly intoxicated and later turned over to the custody of his mother. The juvenile was charged on a juvenile complaint with Underage Consumption of Alcohol.

  • Multiple Criminal Mischief Incidents – Between September 14, 2015 and September 20, 2015, the Lacey Township Police Departments has taken several reports of broken mailboxes and mail posts, throughout the Township. The incidents appear random and are not specific to any particular area within the township. Most incidents occurred during the overnight hours and the average cost to repair the mailbox was estimated at $50.

  • Burglary, Theft, and Criminal Mischief (Arrests) – On Saturday, September 19, 2015, at 12:50 a.m., Officers responded to the 100 block of Nautilus Boulevard in Forked River for a report of two females who had just smashed out windows on a parked car and fled the scene in a vehicle. Subsequently, Officer Scott Keefe had just conducted a traffic stop on Route 9 near Nautilus Boulevard in Forked River for speeding. Investigation at the scene determined that the vehicle Officer Keefe had stopped contained the two female suspects accused of smashing out the windows on Nautilus Boulevard. Officer Michael Verwey responded to Officer Keefe’s traffic stop while Officer Anthony Sarno responded to the incident location on Nautilus Boulevard. An investigation at the incident location, along with the scene of the traffic stop, led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 21-year-old Michele R. Marold of Bowline Street in Barnegat, NJ, and her passenger, identified as 21-year-old Amber Ricco of Buerman Avenue in Toms River. Michele Marold was arrested for Burglary and Theft of a residence on Nautilus Boulevard after entering through an unlocked door and stealing a cell phone battery valued at $65. In addition, she was charged with criminal mischief for her involvement in smashing out the vehicle windows. Amber Ricco was charged with Burglary of the motor vehicle, criminal mischief for her involvement with smashing out the windows, and theft of property from the motor vehicle valued at $25. Furthermore, Michele Marold was issued traffic summonses for Speeding and Uninsured Motor Vehicle. The vehicle was impounded at the scene. Both females had bail set in the amount of $10,000 each. They were both lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility in default of bail.

  • DUI (Arrest) – On Saturday, September 19, 2015, at 12:35 a.m., Officer Dimitri Tsarnas conducted a traffic stop on Route 9 near Nautilus Boulevard in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 25-year-old Patrick Flanagan, Jr., of Parkside Drive in Forked River, for DUI. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Patrick Flanagan was released after receiving traffic summonses for DUI, Refusal to Provide Breath Samples, Reckless Driving, and Failure to Observe Traffic Control Signal. The vehicle he was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.

  • Warrant Arrest – On Friday, September 18, 2015, at 9:49 p.m., Officer Dimitri Tsarnas conducted a traffic stop on Lacey Road near Trenton Avenue in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 28-year-old Thaddeus J. Adamczyk 3rd of Falkenburg Avenue in Forked River, on two outstanding Lacey Township Municipal Court warrants. Warrant number one (1) was issued in the amount of $500 and warrant number two (2) was issued in the amount of $250. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Thaddeus J. Adamczyk was lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility in default of bail. In addition, he received a traffic summons for driving with a suspended license.

  • DUI (Arrest) – On Friday, September 18, 2015, at 8:17 p.m., the Lacey Township Police Department received a complaint of an aggressive driver traveling eastbound on Lacey Road. A location and description of the vehicle were provided. Special Officer Edger Lenkauskus observed the vehicle traveling eastbound on Lacey Road near mile marker 10. Special Officer Lenkauskus conducted a traffic stop. Officer John McKee responded to assist. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 19-year-old William T. Vogel, of National Pike in Uniontown, PA, for DUI. He was transported to police headquarters, processed, and issued traffic summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, and Failure to Maintain Lane. The vehicle he was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.

  • Warrant Arrest – On Friday, September 18, 2015, at 8:02 p.m., Officer Anthony Sarno conducted a traffic stop on Hazelton Avenue in Lanoka Harbor. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 23-year-old Alyssa Everett of Arient Road in Forked River, on an outstanding Trenton Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $1,250. Alyssa Everett was transported to police headquarters, processed, and released after posting bail.

  • Shoplifting and Drug Possession (Arrest) – On Friday, September 18, 2015, at 5:04 p.m., Officers Daniel Ricciardella and John D. Simonson responded to Kohl’s, located at 304 Route 9 North in Forked River, for a female shoplifter in custody. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 32-year-old Kerri N. Walsh of North Oak Road in Lanoka Harbor for shoplifting merchandise valued at $481. In addition, she was found to be in possession of the Suboxone without a prescription. Kerri Walsh was transported to police headquarters and processed. She was released after receiving a criminal summons for Shoplifting and Possession of CDS.

  • Burglary, Theft, and Criminal Mischief – On Thursday, September 17, 2015, at 12:40 p.m., Officer Kymberly Gudgeon responded to the 200 block of Juniper Lane in Forked River for a report of a burglary. The complainant reported that between August 31, 2015 and September 9, 2015, an unknown person or persons entered the residence and stole property, including but not limited to fishing poles and a stereo valued at $1,000. In addition, a lock on an outside shed was broken; however, nothing appeared to be missing from within the shed. The damaged lock is valued at $10. There were no signs of forced entry to the residence and the incident is under investigation.

  • DUI (Arrest) – On Wednesday, September 16, 2015, at 12:53 a.m., Officer Andrew Slota conducted a traffic stop on Lakeside Drive near Falkenburg Avenue in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, identified as 45-year-old Joseph Ulrich, Jr. of Oakwood Drive in Forked River, for DUI. He was transported to police headquarters, processed, and issued summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, and Suspended Driver’s License.

  • Burglary, Theft, and Criminal Mischief – On Wednesday, September 16, 2015, at 1:15 a.m., Officer Adam Ewart responded to the 2100 block of Hollywood Drive in Forked River for a burglary report. The complainant reported that within the previous 10 days, an unknown person or persons forced entry into the residence by breaking a basement window. Once inside the basement a cordless drill valued at $50 that was on top of the hot water heater was missing. The damage to the basement window is valued at $200. In addition, a garage window, valued at approximately $300 was also found to be damaged and in need of replacement.

  • Theft – On Tuesday, September 15, 2015, at 9:46 p.m., Officer George Resetar responded to the 700 block of Hill Street in Lanoka Harbor for a theft report. The victim reported that between the beginning of July 2015, and September 13, 2015, several pieces of jewelry with a total value of $8,050 were stolen from within the residence. The theft did not involve forced entry. A name of a suspect who was previously in the residence was provided and the incident is under investigation.

  • Theft – On Tuesday, September 15, 2015, at 8:46 p.m., Officer Charles May responded to the 200 block of Lakeside Drive in Forked River for a theft report. The complainant reported that between September 12, 2015 and September 13, 2015, a Cannon Powershot SX160 digital camera valued at $250 was stolen from her residence.

  • Theft – On Tuesday, September 15, 2015, at 4:23 p.m., Officer Jason Lee responded to the 300 block of Dewey Drive in Forked River for a theft report. The victim reported that between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on September 13, 2015, $300 in cash was stolen from her residence. The name of a suspect was provided. The incident is under investigation.

  • Criminal Mischief – On Tuesday, September 15, 2015, at 12:51 p.m., Officer Michael Hein responded to Sheffield Drive in Forked River for a criminal mischief report. The complainant reported that within the prior two weeks, while the home was vacant, an unknown person or persons threw an unknown object at the rear sliding glass door breaking the exterior glass. The interior glass was not shattered and entry appears not to have been made. The damage to the glass sliding door is estimated at $500 to repair.