01 - Neighborhood Crime Alert

Burglary of a Residence [Please Share this Post] On Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at 4:26 p.m., Officer John Simonson responded to the 1700 Block of Fleetwood Drive in Forked River for a report of a burglary to a residence. Upon arrival, Officer Simonson met with the homeowner who stated that between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. an unknown person or persons forced entry into his residence by prying open a rear window. Once inside the residence, the person or persons stole a safe containing bonds. In addition, approximately $5,000 worth of jewelry was stolen. Detective Brian Flynn along with the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department Criminalistics Investigation Unit (CIU) and a K-9 Unit arrived on scene to continue the investigation. Anyone with information related to this crime is asked to contact the Lacey Township Police Department at 609.693.6636 or utilize the “Crime Tips” section of the Lacey Township Police Department’s website at www.laceypd.org/crime-tips to submit an anonymous crime tip.