Department News

Traffic Alert–Route 9/Bay Avenue (Forked River)–Road Closed

The Lacey Township Police Department is currently investigating a serious motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Route 9 and Bay Avenue in Forked River.  Route 9 will be closed in both directions until the investigation is complete.  Please use caution if traveling in that area.

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Route 9 and Laurel Blvd – Road Closure/Detour – October 3rd, 2020

Due to a motor vehicle crash at Route 9 and Laurel Boulevard in Lanoka Harbor (Lacey Township) involving a telephone pole, that area of Route 9 will be closed for several hours. There will be detours at two locations (Route 9 and South Street) along with Route 9 and Haines Street in Lacey Township. Please avoid the area if possible and drive safely. Thank you. -Chief Michael C. DiBella

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Drug Production Facility and Distribution Arrest

      Detectives of the Lacey Township Police Department conducted an investigation into a Forked River resident suspected of distributing Controlled Dangerous Substances (CDS).  The target of the investigation was identified as 21-year-old, Andrew M. Bradley.  On October 1, 2020, Detectives executed a search warrant of Bradley’s residence on Inland Road in Forked River, as well as the vehicle he operates.  As a result, Detectives seized quantities of cocaine and marijuana, as well as [...]

By | 2020-10-02T13:42:53-04:00 October 2nd, 2020|Department News|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Lacey Police Officers Provided with “Thank you” Bags – September 28, 2020

The above photo depicts Aristotle Matarazzo (left), Gracie Preslar (center) and Lacey Police Chief Michael C. DiBella (right) on the afternoon of Friday, September 25, 2020. Aristotle and Gracie provided "thank you" bags to each member of the Lacey Township Police Department.    Last Friday, September 25, 2020, Lacey Township resident Aristotle Matarazzo and Gracie Preslar,  arrived at Police Headquarters bearing a number of care packages for our officers.  The care packages were personally bagged [...]

By | 2020-09-28T14:33:56-04:00 September 28th, 2020|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police – Partnership with Ocean Mental Health On P.O.I.N.T. Program – Sept 25, 2020

The Lacey Township Police Department is happy to announce that we have partnered with the Ocean Mental Health Services On P.O.I.N.T (Proactive Outreach In Needs and Treatment) program to better serve the mental health and social service needs of our community. This program, which initially began in the Stafford Township Police Department in 2016, embeds social workers in selected Ocean County police departments (Lacey, Stafford, Little Egg Harbor, and South Toms River), to collaborate with [...]

By | 2020-09-25T17:19:30-04:00 September 25th, 2020|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Township News – Lacey Township Police Department – New Jersey Naloxone Give Away Program – September 24th to 26th, 2020

The State of New Jersey will be providing free Naloxone at participating pharmacies between September 24th and 26th, 2020. The Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor (Lacey Township), will be one of those participating locations. No individual prescription is needed, no payment or insurance is required, and no names are needed. The Naloxone will be distributed on a first come first serve basis. Limit one per person.

By | 2020-09-21T16:01:19-04:00 September 21st, 2020|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Knights of Columbus Honors Lacey Police Officer – September 18, 2020

The above photo depicts Officer Michael Hutman (center) after receiving his award from the Knights of Columbus on the evening of Thursday, September 17, 2020 On Thursday evening, September 17, 2020, the Knights of Columbus Council #6522, honored Lacey Township Police Officer Michael Hutman for his exemplary service to the citizens of Lacey Township. Officer Hutman's family, along with Chief Michael C. DiBella were present for the award. Officer Hutman was first hired by the [...]

By | 2020-09-18T10:31:07-04:00 September 18th, 2020|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – One of a Kind Lawn Maintenance Provides Donation- August 28, 2020

While we continue to remain humbled by the outpouring show of support from our community, we would like to recognize One of a Kind Lawn Maintenance, Forked River. On Tuesday afternoon, August 26, 2020, One of a Kind Lawn Maintenance provided sandwiches from Diesel's Subs and Wraps for the members of the Lacey Township Police Department. We extend our utmost gratitude to One of a Kind Lawn Maintenance for their donation and support of the [...]

By | 2020-08-28T17:24:22-04:00 August 28th, 2020|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Hiring Announcement – Class 2 Special Law Enforcement Officer – August 17, 2020

The Lacey Township Police Department is currently seeking certified applicants for the position of Class II Special Law Enforcement Officer. Candidates must possess a current New Jersey Police Training Commission Certification as a Class II Special Law Enforcement Officer from an approved Police Academy. Essential Duties: The Special Law Enforcement Officer Class II (SLEO) is a part-time member of the Police Department and will work part-time hours throughout the year. Class II Special Law Enforcement [...]