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Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – August 15th through August 22nd, 2019

      Shoplifting- On Thursday, August 15, 2019, at 4:20 p.m., Officer Michael Verwey arrested Christopher Jones, 31.  The arrest came after Jones attempted to steal merchandise from Walmart valued at $171.  Jones was processed and transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility. Theft — On Friday, August 16, 2019, at 1:53 p.m., Officer McKee responded to 302 Route 9 South for theft of a wallet. Upon arrival, the victim reported while doing her [...]

By | 2019-08-22T14:53:05-04:00 August 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – August 9th through August 15th , 2019

      DWI- On Friday, August 9, 2019, at 12:55 a.m., Officer Michael Baldasari conducted a motor vehicle stop of two vehicles that appeared to be speeding together on Lacey Road.  During the stop, one of the drivers, Cassandra Joiner, 25, of Plainsboro, New Jersey, was determined to be intoxicated.  Joiner was arrested and charged with DWI, Reckless Driving, and Speeding. Arrest— On Friday August 9, 2019, at 12:18 p.m., officers responded McDonalds for [...]

By | 2019-08-15T11:28:17-04:00 August 15th, 2019|Uncategorized, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – July 18th through July 25th , 2019

      Trespassing- At 5:55 p.m., Thursday, July 18, 2019, Officer Michael Baldasari responded to Walmart in reference to a trespasser.  Officer Baldasari discovered that Rachel Jackson, 28, of Little Egg Harbor was on the premise and was given a no trespass order several years ago during a shoplifting incident. She was issued a Special Complaint Summons for defiant trespass and ordered to leave the property. DWI – On Saturday, July 20, 2019, at [...]

By | 2019-07-25T14:16:45-04:00 July 25th, 2019|Uncategorized, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – July 4th through July 11th , 2019

      DWI – On Thursday, July 4, 2019, at 6:00 p.m., officers responded to the Taylor Lane Wawa for a report of a possible dispute.  Further investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 65-year-old Kenneth Vanness for DWI.  He was transported to headquarters where he received motor vehicle summonses for DWI, Reckless Driving, and Expired Registration. DWI - On Friday, July 5, 2019, at 12:07 a.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel conducted a [...]

By | 2019-07-11T16:29:58-04:00 July 11th, 2019|Uncategorized, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – June 28th through July 4th , 2019

      Warrants- At 9:56 pm, Saturday, June 29, 2019, Officer Scott Keefe conducted a motor vehicle stop leading to the arrest of the driver, Janet Canelo-Rozas, 32.  Canelo-Rozas, of Piscataway, New Jersey, was wanted by the Dunellen Borough Municipal Court for failure to appear for a traffic violation.  Canelo-Rozas was released on her own recognizance pending a Court appearance. Suspicious Incident- Shortly after midnight, Sunday, June 30, 2019, Officer Chris Meyler responded to [...]

By | 2019-07-04T08:06:38-04:00 July 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – June 14th through June 20th, 2019

      Stolen Property- At 4:35 pm, Friday, June 14, 2019, Officer Dan Ricciardella responded to a local marina for the report of a theft.  The owner of a dry docked boat reported that several GPS units had been stolen from the boat in the past two days.  The owner estimated the value of the units at $2,200. Found CDS- At 9:40 pm, Friday, June 14, 2019, Officer Michael Baldasari responded to an Enterprise [...]

By | 2019-06-20T13:41:10-04:00 June 20th, 2019|Uncategorized, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – May 24th through May 30th, 2019

      Warrant Arrest- At 1:34 am, Friday, May 24, 2019, Officer Sarno conducted the check of a suspicious vehicle in a commercial parking lot.  The vehicle was occupied by John Mrvica, 44, of Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania.  Mrvica was placed under arrest after two outstanding warrants were discovered. One warrant originated from Hackensack Municipal Court and the other from Stroudsburg Sheriff’s Department, Pennsylvania for failure to appear for a shoplifting charge. John Mrvica was transported [...]

By | 2019-05-30T12:40:51-04:00 May 30th, 2019|Uncategorized, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Bank Robbery- Wednesday, May 29, 2019

NEWS RELEASE • Bank Robbery, Kearny Federal Savings, Lacey Twp., NJ: On Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at approximately 14:33, Lacey Township Police Officers responded to the Kearny Federal Savings, located at 630 Route 9 North, Lanoka Harbor, NJ (Lacey Township) for a reported robbery.  Investigation revealed that a male, described by the bank tellers as being   5’8”, with a thin build, wearing dark-colored clothing and a bandana covering his face, entered the bank and approached [...]

By | 2019-05-29T16:46:14-04:00 May 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Seat Belt Enforcement and Education Campaign, Click it or Ticket, May 20th to June 2, 2019

            Seat Belt Enforcement and Education Campaign Currently Being Conducted in Lacey Township as Part of the Nationwide Click It or Ticket Mobilization (May 20 – June 2, 2019) Lacey Township Police Officers have joined with law enforcement officers from around the country in cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click it or Ticket” campaign. Beginning today Monday, May 20th, 2019 and continuing through [...]

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – April 19th through April 25th, 2019

      CDS/Warrant Arrest – On Thursday, April 18, 2019, Officer Anthony Sarno responded to a call for a suspicious female in the back seat of a vehicle at Serpentine Drive, Forked River residence.  The female, Lauren Hartman, appeared to be under the influence of a chemical inhalant and was placed under arrest.  Hartman was also found to have a no-bail criminal warrant issued by Middlesex County Superior Court. She was lodged in the [...]