Warrant Arrest – On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at 9:53 p.m., Officer Scott Keefe responded to a residence located on the 100 block of Lakeside Drive East in Forked River for a public assist. While at the residence, Officer Keefe learned that one of the occupants, 29-year-old David P. Hynes, Jr., of Llewellyn Parkway in Forked River, had an outstanding Brick Township Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $152.00. David Hynes, Jr., was arrested on the warrant and transported to police headquarters. He was processed and released ROR by the Brick Township Municipal Court.
Warrant Arrest – On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at 8:58 a.m., Officers Patrick Watkins and John D. Simonson responded to the 400 block of Lake Barnegat Drive in Forked River to serve a warrant. Upon arrival the Officers met with 23-year-old Christopher M. Pereira of Lake Barnegat Drive and placed him under arrest for two outstanding warrants. Warrant number one (1) was issued by the Lacey Township Municipal Court in the amount of $500.00, and warrant number two (2) was issued by the Toms River Municipal Court in the amount of $400.00. Christopher Pereira was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility in default of bail.
Warrant Arrest – On Monday, September 12, 2016, at 1:07 p.m., Officer Daniel Ricciardella responded to the area of the Lacey Township Public Library, located at 10 East Lacey Road in Forked River, in reference to a suspicious person. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 59-year-old Linda Moody of Bucklew Avenue in Monroe, New Jersey, on an outstanding Franklin Township Municipal Court warrant in the amount of $1,500.00. Linda Moody was transported to police headquarters and processed. She was later turned over to the custody of the Franklin Township Police Department.
Shoplifting Arrest – On Sunday, September 11, 2016, at 8:48 p.m., Officer George Resetar responded to the Wawa, located at 701 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor, for a shoplifting. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 57-year-old Richard C. Simone, Jr. of Sinclair Avenue in Lanoka Harbor, for shoplifting merchandise valued at approximately $5.00. Richard C. Simone, Jr., was transported to police headquarters and processed. He was released after receiving a criminal summons for Shoplifting.
Eluding Arrest – On Sunday, September 11, 2016, at 2:17 a.m., Officer Charles May was on patrol when he observed an older model Ford Explorer exit the Laurel Harbor Marina parking lot located on Laurel Boulevard in Lanoka Harbor. The vehicle was operating in a reckless manner. The vehicle traveled west on Laurel Boulevard and passed Officer May at a high rate of speed, who was traveling east on Laurel Boulevard. Officer May turned around and attempted to stop the vehicle by activating the emergency lights and siren of his patrol vehicle. The driver of the vehicle failed to stop for Officer May and continued driving on side streets, before coming to a complete stop on Bay Way near Maple Road in Lanoka Harbor. The driver, a 17-year-old juvenile male from Lanoka Harbor, was taken into custody and transported to police headquarters. He was processed and charged with Second Degree Eluding. In addition he was issued traffic summonses for Reckless Driving, Speeding, and multiple Stop Sign Violations. He was released to the custody of a parent. The vehicle he was operating was impounded.
Theft (Residence) – On Saturday, September 10, 2016, at 4:29 p.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to the 300 block of Sunrise Boulevard in Forked River, for a report of a theft. The victim reported that between 4:30 p.m. on September 8, 2016 and 4:15 p.m. on September 10, 2016, an unknown person or persons stole a Ryobi power tool set from an unlocked deck box in his backyard. The tool set, included a screw gun, grinder, circular saw, and a storage bag. The total theft is estimated at $140.00.
Theft (Residence)– On Friday, September 9, 2016, at 4:48 p.m., Officer Andrew Slota responded to the 300 block of Constitution Drive in Forked River, for a report of a theft. The victim reported that between 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 8, 2016, and 7:00 a.m. on Friday, September 9, 2016, an unknown person or persons stole a lawn ornament from her front yard. The lawn ornament is described as a Cherub cement angel approximately two feet in height with a base pedestal of approximately six inches in height. The lawn ornament is valued at $50.00
Theft (Business) – On Thursday, September 8, 2016, at 9:23 p.m., Officer John McKee responded to the Wawa, located at 800 Lacey Road in Forked River, for a report of a theft. The manager reported that a motorcyclist received $8.97 worth of gasoline and then left without paying for it. The suspect, described as a large white male with dark brown hair and wearing a jean jacket, was operating a red Harley Davidson motorcycle with a tear drop gas tank. The incident is under investigation.
Theft – On Thursday, September 8, 2016, at 4:09 p.m., Officer George Resetar responded to the 1900 block of Lacey Road in Forked River, for a report of a theft. The victim reported that between September 4, 2016 and September 8, 2016, an unknown person or persons stole an Island Beach State Park beach buggy pass from the front bumper of his Jeep Grand Cherokee that was parked at the residence.
Forgery/Check Fraud Arrest – On Thursday, September 8, 2016, at 2:00 p.m., Officer Noah Schaffer completed an ongoing investigation into forged checks which resulted in the arrest of 49-year-old Kimberly K. Monath of East Hickory Drive in Lanoka Harbor, NJ. The landlord of Kimberly Monath reported that he was provided with a rent check on August 22, 2016, which was later determined to be fraudulent by Wells Fargo Bank after he attempted to deposit the check. During the investigation, Officer Schaffer discovered that Wells Fargo Bank had also received a fraudulent fax by someone representing themselves as an employee of “Investors Bank” regarding rectifying the problem with the check. Upon further investigation it was determined that Kimberly Monath had sent the fax. Kimberly Monath responded to Lacey Township Police Headquarters. She was arrested, processed, and released after receiving a criminal summons for Forgery and Bad Checks.