Two Lacey males were arrested and served drug and motor vehicle charges after police conducted a motor vehicle stop.
Sergeant Michael DiBella conducted a traffic stop on a car in the area of Laurel Boulevard and Route 9 on Feb. 5.
The driver, Alexandros Tsarnas, 18, of Lanoka Harbor was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (marijuana) and possession of drug paraphernalia as well as several motor vehicle summons.
The passenger, Ramon Rivera, 20, of Forked River was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
Both Rivera and Tsarnas were released after they were processed.
Capt. David Paprota provided the following information:
Officer Adam Ewart responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Feb. 11 at 12:59 a.m. A car struck a tree in the area of Laurel Boulevard and North Oak Road in Lanoka Harbor.
Ewart arrested a 17-year-old Forked River female for DUI. She was processed, issued several motor vehicle summonses including DUI and released to a parent.
Officer Keith Pearce responded to an Annapolis Lane residence for a report of a burglary and theft. The resident reported that between Feb. 8 and 9 an unknown person forcibly entered the home, through a window, and removed several pieces of jewelry. The investigation is ongoing.
Shaun Abrom, 27, of Forked River was arrested and charged with DUI after Office Julie Barcalow and Officer Robert Flynn conducted a traffic vehicle stop in the area of Lacey Road and Arlington Avenue. Abrom received several motor vehicle summonses and was released.
At 3:15 p.m. a resident of Yorktown Drive in Forked River, located behind the Route 9 7-Eleven store, reported that their home was burglarized. The investigation is ongoing.
David Motta, 53, of Bayville, was arrested after Officer Evan Androcy conducted a motor vehicle stop for an outstanding warrant issued by the Wall Township Municipal Court. Motta was released after he posted $458 bail.
Officer Robert Duffy arrested Jennifer Smith, 42, of Forked River for allegedly shoplifting $140 worth of merchandise from Walmart. She was charged on one count of shoplifting and sent to the Ocean County Jail in default of a $2,500 bail.