Neighborhood Crime AlertAttempted Theft “Scrapping” – On Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 6:15 p.m., a resident of Woodland Road, Forked River (Pines Area), reported that a man attempted to steal metal items from up in his yard. Upon being seen by the resident, the man returned the items and left the property. Based on the description, patrol officers located a 42-year-old Forked River resident who stated he thought the items were “scrap” material. Officer Abrecht will be issuing a Special Complaint Summons against him for an ordinance violation (scrapping). Residents are asked to continue to watch out for their neighbors, as we continue to have incidents of subjects entering onto other’s property and stealing items under the heading of “scrapping.”