Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – September 24, 2018 through October 4th, 2018

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – September 24, 2018 through October 4th, 2018

•Theft – On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at 10:40 a.m., Officer Michael Hutman responded to police headquarters to take a report of theft of a stolen bicycle. The victim reported that at an unknown date and time, a black beach cruiser with gray pin striping was stolen from the backyard shed of her Jones Road residence in Forked River. The bicycle was last seen on September 9, 2018. The value of the beach cruiser is $800.
•Theft – On Tuesday, October 2, 1018, at 3:29 p.m., Officer Dimitrios Tsarnas responded to police headquarters to take a report of theft. The victim reported that medication and credit cards were taken from her purse while located inside her residence. She believes the theft occurred between 1:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Monday, October 1, 2018. The total amount of the theft is estimated at $17.
•Theft – On Monday, October 1, 2018, at 10:25 a.m., Officer Michael Hutman responded to Lacey Shell on Lacey Road in Forked River for a report of theft of gas. The complainant stated that a large red dump truck with a gray cargo bed requested $100 worth of diesel fuel and while the attendant was busy with other customers, the dump truck left without paying. The incident remains under investigation.
•Warrant Arrest/CDS Arrest – On Monday, October 1, 2018, at 8:12 a.m., Officers Andrew Slota and Noah Schaffer responded to the Wawa on Taylor Lane and Route 9 South in Forked River for a suspicious incident. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 29-year-old Corey L. Heulitt of Beach Boulevard, Forked River. Corey Heulitt was found to have two outstanding warrants out of Long Branch Municipal Court totaling $2750. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. A search incident to arrest recovered hypodermic syringes and CDS, to which criminal complaints were signed. He was unable to post bail and was transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility without incident.
•Assist other Agency – On Sunday, September 30, 2018, at 8:26 p.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel responded to the marshy area off of Sunrise Boulevard in Forked River. A 20+ foot boat was stuck in the marsh with several occupants. The US Coast Guard was notified and responded along with BoatUS. They removed the boat and no further assistance was needed.
•DUI Arrest – On Sunday, September 30, 2018, at 4:05 p.m., Officer Jason Lee conducted a motor vehicle stop on Lacey Road in Forked River. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 40-year-old Brian W. Kelly of Vaughn Avenue, Forked River, for DWI. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. Brian Kelly received motor vehicle summonses for DWI, Reckless Driving, Failure to Maintain Lane, and Driving while Suspended. The vehicle he was driving was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
•DUI with Accident – On Sunday, September 30, 2018, at 5:36 p.m., Officer Elton Copes responded to Parker Avenue and Oak Street in Forked River for a two-vehicle accident. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 42-year-old William T. Cordes, 3rd , of Oakwood Place, Forked River. He was transported to police headquarters and processed. William Cordes received motor vehicle summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, Failure to Maintain Lane, and a Special Complaint Summons for Vehicular Assault. The vehicle he was driving was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
•Criminal Mischief – On Saturday, September 29, 2018, at 1:10 a.m. Officer John McKee responded to police headquarters to take a report of criminal mischief to an auto. The complainant reported that between the hours of 5:45 p.m. and 10:25 p.m. on Friday, September 28, an unknown person(s) damaged his vehicle while it was parked in the rear parking lot of the Captain’s Inn on East Lacey Road in Forked River. The vehicle’s fender and driver-side door were scratched/keyed. The estimated value of the damage is over $500.