Lacey Woman Extricated from Car After Striking Trees
Police blotter from the past week
A Forked River woman was served several summonses after she allegedly struck trees on a local yard with a motor vehicle.
Police responded to Sylvania Place at 1 a.m. where Leah Kern, 47, allegedly truck two trees in a yard.
The 2003 Chevrolet Kern was driving sustained heavy damage, police said.
Kern was extricated by the Forked River Fire Department and transported to Jersey Shore Medical Center for treatment, police said. She has since been released.
Kern was charged with DWI, failure to maintain lane and reckless driving.
Lt. James Veltri provided the following information:
Police responded to Walmart on report of a male and female adult couple shoplifting at 5 p.m. Christine Lotti, 46, of Toms River was charged with one count of shoplifting. She allegedly attempted to steal $220 worth of merchandise. She was processed and released.
David McIntyre, 45, of Toms River was also charged with shoplifting. He allegedly attempted to steal $143 of merchandise. He also had an outstanding warrant of $526 by Brick Court. He posted bail and was released.
A resident of Walmart Drive in Lanoka Harbor reported someone stole a $100 gift card for Walmart from the home. There was no forced entry.
A resident of Nautilus Boulevard reported that a tire on the passenger side of a car was slashed. Damage was estimated at $100.
Police made a motor vehicle stop for failure to maintain lane at 6:40 p.m. Christopher Wachtler, 30, of Forked River was charged with DWI, reckless driving and failure to maintain lane.
It was reported that two windows on the side of a Lacey Road food establishment were damaged. Each window is approximately $500 to repair.
A local contractor who parked a vehicle at the Lacey Township municipal truck lot reported that the truck suffered damage. Police determined that someone threw rocks at the vehicle, which sustained a broken door window and multiple chips to paint. A tire compressor valued at $50 was stolen.