Police: Lacey Man Reported Unconscious at Meadowlark Beach
Police blotter for the last week
A Forked River man received drug charges after he was located in a motor vehicle at Meadowlark Beach in Lanoka Harbor.
An investigation led to the arrest of Matthew Conrad, 21, after a resident reported a suspicious male possibly unconscious in a pickup truck at Meadowlark Beach.
Conrad was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. He also received a motor vehicle summons for possessing a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle.
He was processed and released.
Lt. James Veltri provided the following information:
A homeowner on Norwood Street reported that someone stole mail, including a package valued at $20.
A resident of East Hickory Drive in Lanoka Harbor reported that someone stole an exterior security camera valued at $300.
Police reported to a Lacey Road home located west of the Garden State Parkway where a resident reported that someone stole $2,000 from the home. There was no sign of forced entry.
Police and emergency services responded to a motor vehicle accident near Route 9 southbound and First Street at 12:30 a.m. A 2003 Chevy S-10 pickup truck driven by Vasilio Koutsogiannis, 36, of Barnegat struck a utility pole.
Koutsogiannis was transported to Jersey Shore Medical Center to be treated for injuries sustained in the accident.
The pole sustained heavy damage and JCP&L came out for repairs.
Koutsogiannis is stable at Jersey Shore Medical Center.
The investigation is ongoing and traffic citations are forthcoming.