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Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – July 14th through July 20th, 2017

Burglary and Theft (Construction Equipment) – On Thursday, July 20, 2017, at 8:55 a.m., Officer Michael Hein responded to police headquarters for a theft report. The victim reported that between July 7, 2017 and July 18, 2017, an unknown person or persons stole several batteries from his Terex backhoe while it was parked on the 400 block of Route 9 South in Forked River. The theft is estimated at $300.
Burglary and Theft (Auto) […]

By |July 22nd, 2017|All Announcements, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Heavy Smoke Conditions Today Due to Brush Fire in Burlington County

Please be advised there will be heavy smoke conditions in the area of Ocean County (Lacey Township) today due to a large brush fire in Burlington County. Please do not call Lacey  Township Police  unless you see flames.

Thank you and have a nice weekend.

-Chief Michael C. DiBella

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Junior Police Academy Graduation

The above photo depicts the 2017 Junior Police Academy Recruits (front two rows) and the Lacey Junior Police Academy Instructors (back row). Photo taken by Officer Noah Schaffer.
*** 2017 Junior Police Academy Graduation ***
On Monday, July 10, 2017, 20 eighth grade students began a week-long Junior Police Academy sponsored by the Lacey Township Police Department. The academy, coordinated by Detective Lieutenant Christopher Cornelius, was designed to offer recruits the opportunity to participate in a criminal […]

By |July 17th, 2017|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Courtesy Child Seat Safety Check Today, July 15th, 2017

Courtesy Child Seat Safety Inspection Event – The Lacey Township Police Department is hosting a courtesy (non-enforcement) Child Seat Safety Check today, July 15th, 2017, at the Lacey United Methodist Church, 203 Lacey Road, Forked River, during their Shore Fest event. The event will be held from 10 a.m until 2 p.m. Specially trained certified child seat technicians from the Lacey Township Police Department will be on site to conduct a courtesy child seat inspection […]

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – July 6th through July 13th, 2017

 

 

 

 

Shoplifting Arrest – On Thursday, July 13, 2017, at approximately 6:17 p.m., Officers John McKee, Patrick Watkins and Sergeant Robert Flynn responded to a the Staples parking lot in reference to a shoplifter that fled the store with the items. The Shoplifter 46-year-old Ronald R. Fariss Jr, of 45 Locker Street, Beachwood, NJ fled the scene on a bicycle and refused officers commands to stop. He was pursued into Berkeley Township where he was […]

By |July 15th, 2017|All Announcements, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – 1st Annual National Night Out, August 1st, 2017

*** Update ***
I am happy to announce that the Lacey Township Police Department will be presenting our 1st annual National Night Out, on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017. The event will take place on the south side of Gille Park, 56 Manchester Avenue, Forked River, 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.  The purpose of this event is to strengthen law enforcement and community partnerships, and promote drug and DUI prevention and education. The event kickoff will take […]

Township News – Lacey Township Police Department – Power Has Been Restored – July 9, 2017

***** UPDATE 8:01 P.M. JULY 9, 2017  *****
THE POWER HAS BEEN RESTORED IN LACEY TOWNSHIP AND ALL TRAFFIC LIGHTS ARE FUNCTIONING
Today (July 9, 2017)  at 5:30 p.m., Lacey Township experienced a power outage throughout  most of the township. Ocean Township (Waretown) and Barnegat Township also experienced the power outage. Approximately 25,000 combined residents were without power. In addition, in Lacey Township, all of the traffic lights were out, except for those traffic lights north of Lacey Road on Route 9 (except […]

By |July 10th, 2017|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Township News – Lacey Township Police Department – Power Outages throughout Lacey Township – 7-9-2017

***** UPDATE 8:01 P.M. JULY 9, 2017  *****
THE POWER HAS BEEN RESTORED IN LACEY TOWNSHIP AND ALL TRAFFIC LIGHTS ARE FUNCTIONING
Lacey Township has experienced a power outage throughout  most of the township this evening at approximately 5:30 p.m. (Sunday, July 9, 2017). All of the traffic lights throughout the township are out, except for those traffic lights north of Lacey Road on Route 9 (except for Route 9 and Musket). The traffic lights are being controlled by police officers.  As a result, residents are being asked […]

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – June 29th through July 5th, 2017

Drug Arrest – On Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at 9:15 p.m., Officer Jesse Dalziel was patrolling Hebrew Park, located at 324 Cedar Avenue in Lanoka Harbor, when he observed a suspicious vehicle parked in the rear of the park. Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of all four occupants for Possession of Marijuana 50 Grams or Less and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Those arrested included a 17-year-old female from Bayville, NJ, a […]

By |July 8th, 2017|All Announcements, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments

FYI : SURROUNDING MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL RESIDENTS–JULY 1OTH THRU JULY 14TH

The Lacey Township Police Department will be hosting our Juvenile Police Academy, at the Lacey Township High School, from 8 a.m. till 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday July 1oth thru July 14th.  There will be many different “staged” police related activities outside on the Middle School grounds.  This will continue through the week so residents are being advised that they may observe a lot of police activity or may here loud noises and sirens coming from the […]