Forked River Man Found After Police Issue Silver Alert
DWI's, shoplifting and drug possession arrests
A 73-year-old Forked River male with Alzheimer’s disease was found approximately two hours after he was reported missing.
A Silver Alert was issued after the man was reported missing by his wife at 7 p.m. July 5. The man had left in a car.
State Police located him at Vincentown in Southampton Township, which is approximately 37 miles west of Lacey, at 9 p.m. The man was located safely at the Vincentown Diner and turned over to his family members.
Lt. Scott Tirella provided the following information:
Jacob Barney, 19, of Forked River allegedly shoplifted five video games from Walmart totaling $99.80.
While being searched during his arrest, police said they found Barney to be in possession of a small amount of heroin.
He was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and shoplifting and sent to Ocean County Jail with bail set at $2,500.
Stacey McGuire, 41, of Barnegat was pulled over for speeding at 3:50 a.m. and charged with speeding, failure to maintain lane, reckless driving and DWI.
Marshal Piccolo, 18, of Toms River was driving a vehicle on Route 9 when he was stopped for speeding at 8:58 p.m. He was charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana. A 16-year-old passenger was also charged on juvenile complaints.
The occupants had tossed the marijuana out the car window when they were initially pulled over, police said.
Brittany Russano, 23, of Tuckerton allegedly shoplifted $139.87 worth of electrical breakers from Home Depot at 4:26 p.m.
After she was searched, she was found to have a bag with heroin residue, police said.
Russano was charged with shoplifting and possession of drug paraphernalia. She also had an active $120 warrant out of Tuckerton. Russano was bailed out.
Rebecca Barrett, 32, of Forked River was charged with shoplifting after she was allegedly found with $64.22 of clothing and makeup from Walmart.