Resident Reports Fridge and Air Conditioner Stolen After Sandy
Police blotter for the last week
Police continue to respond to Hurricane Sandy-related calls three weeks have the storm struck.
Officers responded to a flood-damaged home on Pelican Drive on Nov. 17 where a resident reported that his KitchenAid fridge and Goodman air conditioning unit was stolen.
The resident had positioned contents inside of his home on the driveway per the instruction of the insurance company. The resident left home for a short period and returned to find his refrigerator and air conditioner missing.
The total value of the items was $2,900.
Lt. James Veltri provided the following information:
Police responded to a home on Lake Barnegat Drive North where two magnetic signs on a work vehicle were stolen. The value of the magnets was $100.
Lacey Police arrested Michael Marone, 38, of Toms River at 1:50 p.m. after responding to a call in the area of Mallard Drive on report of a pickup truck possibly scrapping.
Marone was charged with DWI, reckless driving and no lights on the trailer.
Police responded to the WOBM Pit located west of Route 9 in Bayville at 11:30 a.m. where they found a vehicle that had been reported stolen from Lacey Township. The 1994 GMC Yukon valued at $10,000 were found in the woods.
Thomas Vassallo, 26, of Waretown was arrested after police were dispatched to Wawa on Route 9 near Taylor Lane at 9:22 a.m.
Police originally reported to the Wawa on a report of male passed out or sleeping in a car. Vassallo was located in a vehicle and found in possession of a hypodermic needle and a substance believed to be heroin.
He was transported to a hospital for treatment. Potential motor vehicle summons are forthcoming.
Michael Spang, 21, of Forked River was arrested at 1:30 a.m. after police stopped his vehicle on Route 9 near Lakeside Drive for traveling at a slow rate of speed. He was charged with DWI, reckless driving, failure to maintain lane and impeding the flow of traffic.