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Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – October 15th through October 22nd, 2020

      Theft- On Saturday, October 17, 2020, at 7:50 a.m., Officer Jason Lee was dispatched to the Lanoka Harbor Fire Department for a theft.  It was reported that an unknown suspect(s) cut the catalytic converter from the Lanoka Harbor Dive Team vehicle.  The damage is estimated at $600. Arrest- On Saturday, October 17, 2020, at 5:17 p.m., Officer Anthony Sarno was dispatched to Route 9 and Parker’s Point Boulevard for a possible dispute.  [...]

By | 2020-10-26T15:21:48-04:00 October 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – October 8th through October 15th, 2020

      Fraud- During the past several weeks, four Lacey residents filed similar reports concerning unemployment benefits.  Each victim described that their personal information was used while an unknown suspect(s) attempted to apply for unemployment.  In each instance, the suspect received no benefit. Fraud- On Saturday, October 10, 2020, at 10:01 a.m., Officer Alan Abrecht met with a Lacey resident in reference to a fraudulent incident.  The elderly victim explained that he was having [...]

By | 2020-10-15T14:05:38-04:00 October 15th, 2020|Uncategorized, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – October 1st through October 8th, 2020

      Theft- On Thursday, October 1, 2020, at 7:02 p.m., Officer Scott Keefe was dispatched to Gary Smith Way for a theft report.  A resident there reported that an unknown suspect(s) stole his bicycle from the front porch of his residence.  The bicycle is valued at $300. Fire- On Friday, October 2, 2020, at 8:41 p.m., Officer Scott Keefe responded to a Lacey Road business after a fire was reported.  The Forked River [...]

By | 2020-10-08T14:01:55-04:00 October 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – September 24th through October 1st, 2020

      Theft- On Friday, September 25, 2020, Lacey Police took several theft reports from local residents.  Each resident reported that campaign signs were taken from their lawns during overnight hours.  Video footage captured two suspects driving a small sedan committing the thefts.  Each sign is valued at $15. DWI- On Sunday, September 27, 2020, at 11:28 p.m., officers were dispatched to the intersection of Lacey Road and Manchester Avenue for a vehicle striking [...]

By | 2020-10-01T14:08:37-04:00 October 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – August 27th through September 3rd, 2020

      Arrest- On Friday, August 28, 2020, at 5:28 p.m., dispatch received a 911 call from an Independence Drive resident.  The caller reported that an unknown suspect entered their home making threats.  The residents were able to push the suspect out of the home and detain him in the street with a neighbor.  Wayne Murray was ultimately placed under arrest and charged with Burglary, Terroristic Threats, Simple Assault, and Obstructing Justice.  He was [...]

By | 2020-09-03T09:46:14-04:00 September 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – August 13th through August 27th, 2020

      Burglary- On Thursday, August 13, 2020, at 9:32 a.m., Officer Kymberly Gudgeon responded to a Beach Boulevard home in reference to a theft.  The 95 year-old victim reported that while she slept during the overnight hours someone stole items from her purse and jewelry box.  Detective Dalziel and the Ocean County Crime Scene Unit processed the home discovering evidence of a burglary.  During the six-day investigation, detectives recovered a portion of the [...]

By | 2020-08-27T10:25:04-04:00 August 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – August 6th through August 13, 2020

      Fraud- On Thursday, August 6, 2020, at 2:29 p.m., Officer Andrew Slota was dispatched to a Beach Boulevard residence in reference to an attempted burglary.  The homeowner reported that an unknown subject attempted to gain access into the home by prying the rear storm door.  The damage is estimated at $150. Theft- On Thursday, August 6, 2020, at 8:40 p.m., employees of Lacey Shell contacted police reporting a theft.  Officer Elton Copes [...]

By | 2020-08-13T14:12:06-04:00 August 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – July 30th through August 6th, 2020

      DWI- On Thursday, July 30, 2020, at 11:33 a.m., Officer Jason Lee stopped a motor vehicle on Route 9 for no license plates.  During the stop the driver of the vehicle, James Moriarty, 61, was placed under arrest for being impaired.  Moriarty was issued summonses for DWI, Refusal to Submit to Breath Testing, Reckless Driving, Unregistered Vehicle, and Open Container in a Motor Vehicle.  The driver was released pending a Court appearance. [...]

By | 2020-08-10T11:03:39-04:00 August 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – July 23rd through July 30th, 2020

      DWI– On Thursday, July 23, 2020, at 10:09 a.m., Officers Michael Verwey and Jeff Slota responded to Manhattan Bagel for a report of an unresponsive male subject in a vehicle.  Upon arrival, they discovered 54-year-old David Cerreta of Forked River.  During his arrest for DWI, Cerreta was found in possession of heroin.  Cerreta was charged with DWI, Reckless Driving, and Controlled Dangerous Substance in a Motor Vehicle.  He was also charged criminally [...]

By | 2020-07-30T08:49:58-04:00 July 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments