The township saw a dip in this past week.
The Forked River Pharmacy on Route 9 was burglarized on Saturday, March 10. Police responded to the scene at 4:53 a.m.
Someone forced their way into the rear door of the pharmacy and stole prescription drugs. Police are investigating the incident.
There was an attempted burglary at a residence on Continental Court on Wednesday, March 7 at 7 p.m.
The subject smashed the rear door causing the alarm to activate. Nothing was stolen from the home.
Thomas Laffey and Kimberly Lemmon, both 25 and from Beachwood, were arrested last week for their on Riverview Drive in Forked River and an Ocean Township house.
Last Thursday, Police Chief William Nally and committee members to as there had been 18 break-ins over the course of two-and-a-half months.
Lt. Scott Tirella provided the following information:
Abigal Thomson, 26, of Lanoka Harbor was arrested for an outstanding Lacey Township warrant of $500. She was also charged with driving while suspended.
Thomson was also in the Clairmore Avenue drug raid. An arrest warrant was served at her home. Police found narcotics and drug paraphernalia. She was arrested on an outstanding warrant as well as charged with possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.
John Clifton, 19, of the Bamber Lake section of Lacey was arrested at 12:53 a.m. Police stopped Clifton’s vehicle for an expired registration. Clifton was charged with DWI, possession of a small quantity of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was processed and released.
Clifton was also and previously charged with driving while suspended and for contempt of court.
Christopher Martorina, 28, of Forked River was arrested at 10:17 a.m. for an outstanding Ocean Township Warrant for $156. He was turned over to the Ocean Township police.
The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office provided the following information:
Patrick Garrison, 33, of Forked River was arrested by the Sheriff’s department on an Ocean County Superior Court warrant for failure to pay child support in the amount of $12,221.28. He was processed and paid a partial purge approved by the Ocean County Probation Department.
Joseph Muller, 43, of Forked River was arrested by the Sheriff’s department on an Ocean County Superior Court arrant for failure to pay child support in the amount of $5,892.42. He was processed and paid a partial purge.