Lacey Township Police Blotter: June 4-9, 2020

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Fraud- On Thursday, June 4, 2020, at 4:55 p.m., Officer Daniel Ricciardella met with a Lanoka Harbor resident who reported credit card fraud.  The caller stated that she noticed a debit purchase of $152 from T-Mobile that she did not authorize.  Shortly afterward, two cellular phones were delivered to her home.

Fraud- On Friday, June 5, 2020, at 8:18 a.m., Officer Alan Abrecht was dispatched to a Glen Oak Drive residence in reference to fraud.  The victim reported that an unknown person obtained a credit card in his name and cancelled his mail delivery.  The card was cancelled prior to any charges being completed.

Theft- On Friday, June 5, 2020, at 4:01 p.m., Officers Alan Abrecht and Andrew Slota responded to the Spirits Unlimited parking lot for a report of a male subject stealing a bicycle.  Upon arrival, 50-year-old Sean Mahoney and 39-year-old Thomas Concannon were observed in possession of a mountain bike.  It was determined at the scene that they had cut a lock that was securing the bicycle and were attempting to load it in a vehicle.   Mahoney and Concannon were both issued a special form of complaint summons for theft.

Fire- On Sunday, June 7, 2020, at 2:01 p.m., Officers Matthew D’Antonio and Keith Pearce responded to the Power Plant for a reported brush fire.  Investigation at the scene revealed that arching power lines started the fire that burned approximately ¼ of an acre.  The Forked River Fire Department extinguished the fire.

Fire- On Sunday, June 7, 2020, at 9:44 p.m., Officer Dallas Gant responded to Tappan Street in reference to a downed wire.  Officer Gant found that a tree fell causing wires to spark and ignite a small fire.  The Forked River Fire Department assisted.

Related News:  Lacey Township Police Blotter for November 12-17, 2020

Theft- On Monday, June 8, 2020, at 8:21 a.m., Officer John Simonson met with a Forked River resident who reported a theft.  The caller stated that a suspect accessed her CASH APP account and removed $549.

Theft- On Monday, June 8, 2020, at 10:16 a.m., Officer Kymberly Gudgeon was dispatched to Ensign Drive in reference to a theft.  The caller, a landscaper working in the area, reported leaving his backpack on the lawn as he worked.  Eventually, the victim realized that his backpack was missing.  The backpack reportedly contained cash, clothing, and medication.  Surveillance cameras in the area are being used to help identify a suspect.

Dispute- On Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at 10:08 p.m., Officers Martin Julian and Anthony Ravallo responded to a Melwin Drive home in reference to an assault.  A female visitor there reported that while in the backyard of the home another visitor assaulted her and an altercation began.  The caller was treated at the scene for minor injuries.  Officers are continuing their investigation.

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