The victim stated that she was being harassed through social media accounts by an unknown user. Route 9 was closed for several hours with the assistance of the NJ Department of Transportation. While meeting with the caller, a [...], Fraud- On Thursday, May 21, 2020, at 2:38 p.m., Officer Alan Abrecht met with a Forked River resident reporting fraud. It is a centralized location for citizens to access crime mapping, accident reports, online reporting, and more! It also appears that the same suspect put a stop on the victim’s mail so he would not be made aware of the transactions. Downed Wires- On Monday, November 2, 2020, at 10:21 a.m., officers were [...], Theft- On Thursday, October 22, 2020, at 12:14 p.m., Officer Michael Hutman was dispatched to a Buena Vista Road home for a reported theft. 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. During the interaction it was discovered that Cavanaugh was wanted by the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department for failing to appear at [...], Burglary & Theft — On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at 4:44 a.m., Officer Martin Julian responded to the 200 block of Cedar Drive in reference to a report of a car burglary. Meglis was arrested and later released after being charged with Driving While Suspended and Expired Registration. Fraud- On Friday, October 23, 2020, at 9:24 a.m., Officer Michael Hutman met with a Whitcomb Road resident in reference to fraudulent purchases. Theft- On Friday, September 25, 2020, Lacey Police took several theft reports from local residents. 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 a utility pole. Each victim described that their personal information was used while an unknown suspect(s) attempted to apply for unemployment. Enter your email address to join the 10,243 other subscribers to The Lacey Township Police Department and receive notifications of new announcements by email. The theft was valued at $900 and no forced entry into the home was observed.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of the motorcycle crashed as he traveled north on Route 9 near the State Marina. When she contacted the attached phone number she was told that her account was accidently reimbursed $2,999 and asked to refund the difference by purchasing gift cards. Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – October 22nd through October 29th, 2020 Theft- On Thursday, October 22, 2020, at 12:14 p.m., Officer Michael Hutman was dispatched to a Buena Vista Road home for a reported theft. Theft- On Friday, September 25, 2020, Lacey Police took several theft reports from local residents. Arrest- On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at 1:55 p.m., Officer Michael Baldasari conducted a vehicle stop near the intersection of Lacey Road and Manchester Avenue. Officers found that a transformer had exploded and flames were seen at the top of the pole. Each sign is valued at $15. The Ocean County Department of Transportation responded to reinstall the traffic control signal and signs. Fire- On Friday, September 4, 2020, at 5:38 p.m., Officer Matthew D’Antonio responded [...], Fire- On Friday, June 19, 2020 at 7:47 a.m., Officer Scott Anderson responded to a Laurel Boulevard property for a reported mulch fire. The driver of the vehicle, also 50 years of age and from Lanoka Harbor, was traveling within the north lane when the collision occurred. Each victim reported that an unknown suspect hacked into their Instagram accounts and posted personal photos on a separate website.
The homeowner stated that he recently had cash stolen from two separate locations, his home and vehicle. Sanabia was charged with DWI, Reckless Driving, and Failure to Submit to Breath Tests.
Invasion of Privacy- On Monday, September 28, 2020, at 4:00 p.m., Officer Michael Hutman took three reports from female victims who reported similar circumstances. He was released pending a Court appearance. Theft- On Thursday, [...]. The Forked River Fire Department responded to assist. No forced entry was observed at either location. Levier, 45, was arrested and later released on his own recognizance after satisfying the bail. During the stop it was determined that the driver was under the influence. During the stop, dispatch advised that the driver, Vincent Meglis, Jr., had an active Lacey Township Municipal Court warrant. Fatal MVA- On Sunday, October 25, 2020, at approximately 5:11 a.m., officers responded to the intersection of Route 9 and Bay Avenue for a report of a motorcycle crash. Maresca was released after being charged with numerous offenses including DWI and Reckless Driving. The amount [...], DWI- On Friday, November 6, 2020, at 10:25 p.m., Officers Bruce Carver and Anthony Ravallo were dispatched to 7- Eleven on Lacey Road for an intoxicated subject. Cross was placed under arrest and charged with Shoplifting and Possession of an Anti-Shoplifting Device.
Video footage captured two suspects driving a small sedan committing the thefts. She was lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility in accordance with bail reform. The homeowner stated that he recently had cash stolen from two separate locations, his home and vehicle. Arrest- On [...], DWI- On Sunday, November 1, 2020, at 6:01 p.m., Officer Bruce Carver conducted a motor vehicle stop on Lacey Road. Theft- On Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at 7:24 p.m., Officer Michael Hein met with an Oxgoose Drive resident in reference to a theft. The Chief of Police of the department is Dusty Pierpoint. Traffic was diverted while JCP&L made repairs. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of 33-year-old Brendan J. Wason of Bayville, NJ.
Each resident reported that campaign signs were taken from their lawns during overnight hours. No forced entry was observed at either location. Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – September 11th, 2020 through September 18, 2020 Burglary & Theft — On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at 4:44 a.m., Officer Martin Julian responded to the 200 block of Cedar Drive in reference to a report of a car burglary. Arrest- On Saturday, October 24, 2020, at 11:33 p.m., Officer Brian Holt met with a complainant reporting harassment. She was released pending a Court appearance. Cavanaugh explained that he was waiting for his sister who was inside one of the stores in the plaza. Enter your email address to join the 10,247 other subscribers to The Lacey Township Police Department and receive notifications of new announcements by email. Assist Other Agency- On Saturday, June 20, 2020, at 2:00a.m., Officers Michael Hein and Patrick Watkins responded to a wooded area near Bryant Road. During the stop it was determined that the driver, Francis Magliola, was under the influence. Officers located Ivory Cross, 31, in her vehicle and discovered that she was in possession of an anti-theft tag remover. Magliola, 52, was arrested and charged with DWI, Reckless Driving, Failure to Maintain Lane, and Failure to Signal. Shoplifting- On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at 2:32 p.m., Officers Scott Anderson and Jason Lee responded to Kohls in reference to a shoplifting. The victim reported that she received an email from “Defender Firewall” regarding a $299 purchase that she did not authorize. Arrest- On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at 1:18 a.m., Officers Dallas Gant and Brian Holt interacted with Jeffry Glassman, 22, of Tinton Falls. The victim stated that an unknown suspect opened a checking account and a credit card in his name. The investigation led to the arrest of William Bartlett, 41. Glassman was charged and released pending a Court appearance. The fire caused minor damage to the home’s exterior prior to being extinguished by the Lanoka Harbor Fire Department. In each instance, the suspect received no benefit. Members of the Lacey Police Fatal Accident Team responded along with the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department Crime Scene Unit. Fire- On Friday, October 23, 2020, at 12:08 a.m., officers were dispatched to the intersection of Route [...], Fraud- During the past several weeks, four Lacey residents filed similar reports concerning unemployment benefits. During the interaction, Glassman was placed under arrest for Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance after officers discovered Xanax and a vape pen containing THC oil. Denise Uveges, 48, was placed under arrest and charged with DWI, Reckless Driving, and Speeding.