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Lacey Police Nab Toms River Man Wanted on Drug Charges

Also, DUI, warrant and shopping arrests from the past week

Lacey Police arrested a Toms River resident after Officer Dimitrios Tsarnas discovered he was wanted.

George Boustania, Jr., 51, was arrested on an Ocean County warrant for $5,000 with no 10 percent option at approximately 7:04 p.m. on Feb. 13.

Officer Dimitrios Tsarnas conducted a motor vehicle stop on a Ford SUV. Through his in-car computer system, Tsarnas found that the driver, Boustania, was wanted on the warrant.

According to Ocean County Jail’s inmate information, Boustania was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance. Boustania allegedly possessed schedule I, II, III and IV substances.

He was transported to the Lacey Township Police Department for processing. Unable to post bail, he was sent to the Ocean County Jail.

Capt. David Paprota provided the following information: 

Feb. 15
At approximately 1:08 a.m., Sgt. Michael DiBella conducted a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle on Rt. 9 near First Street. The vehicle was initially stopped for failing to maintain lane.

Daniel Quinn, 26, of Forked River was arrested and charged with DUI, failure to maintain lane and reckless driving. The vehicle Daniel Quinn was operating was impounded pursuant to John’s Law. 

Feb. 14
Officer Scott Anderson arrested William T. Heayn, 58, of Lanoka Harbor at approximately 11:46 a.m. Heayn had an outstanding $16,471.07 child support warrant issued by Ocean County. Heayn was unable to post bail, and was transported to the Ocean County Jail. 

Feb. 13
While conducting a stationary traffic post on Lakeside Drive South at approximately 5:47 p.m., Officer Alan Abrecht identified a suspended registration via his in-car computer system.

Upon stopping the vehicle, it was also determined that the vehicle's driver, Rebecca Barrett, 33, of Bayville was driving while suspended. Barrett also had an outstanding Lacey Township Municipal Court traffic warrant for $658. 

Barrett was arrested and transported to the Ocean County Jail in default of the bail. Barrett's vehicle was impounded due to the suspended registration. She received summonses for having a suspended registration, driving while suspended, unlicensed driver, and an uninsured vehicle. 

Feb. 12
At approximately 4:24 p.m., Officers Alan Abrecht and Evan Androcy responded to Home Depot and arrested Brooke Milligan, 34, of Toms River for allegedly shoplifting.

Store personnel observed Milligan place items in her purse and attempt to leave the store.

The following items were recovered: 2 Maytag Filters, $44.98 each; 2 spray shower heads, $17.97 each; 2 spray shower heads, $24.98 each; a chrome handle Delta faucet, $16.87, an American Standard faucet handle $16.97; and a chrome central faucet handle $15.60. The total value of the theft was $225.30.

Milligan was charged with shoplifting, processed, and transported to the Ocean County Jail in default of $5,000 bail. 

Feb. 11
A resident of Lake Barnegat Drive in Forked River, reported during a 17- day period, jewelry valued at more than $4,000, was stolen from the home. There were no signs of a forced entry into the home, and it is believed an invited guest may have stolen the jewelry. Officer Julie Barcalow initiated this investigation. 

donald hinman February 21, 2013 at 01:50 PM
Great job LTPD
Michael Hendrickson February 21, 2013 at 02:18 PM
Shout out to LTPD who put their lives on the line every time they put on that uniform.
Captain Ed February 21, 2013 at 04:09 PM
He does not look happy.
common sense February 21, 2013 at 06:53 PM
Brooke Milligan must of had one large purse. l just love when these law breakers finally get caught. Good job Home Depot & Lacey PD. Keep the pressure on them.
tr February 21, 2013 at 07:17 PM
Another candidate for a picture on the Lacey Wall of shame over the new prescription drop box at Lacey Police headquarters.
Acp February 22, 2013 at 05:42 AM
Some people never grow up!!!

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