A Waretown man was in custody after a motor vehicle stop led to a police chase down Route 9.
Officer Dimitrios Tsarnas observed a vehicle with fictitious registration plates and conducted a motor vehicle stop in the area of Route 9 and the Oyster Creek Generating Station on April 6 at 10:30 p.m., Chief David Paprota said.
The vehicle, driven by David Donnamaria, 45, of Waretown, fed the scene, Paprota said.
Officer Tsarnas pursued the car to the parking lot of Longshots Bar on Route 9 in Waretown where Donnamaria was arrested, Paprota said.
Donnamaria’s wife and their four-year-old child were also in the vehicle, Paprota said.
Donnamaria was charged with eluding, endangering the welfare of a child and several motor vehicle charges.
He was transported to Ocean County Jail with bail set at $25,000.
Paprota provided the following information:
A resident of Bayville reported credit card fraud that was facilitated in Lacey Township.
Personal identifiers were used to access the victim’s store credit card account to purchase thousands of dollars in gift cards from that same store over the course of a month. The victim had a store credit account that was not commonly used by the victim.
Officer Peter Donahue arrested Nancy Boutilette, 42, of Lanoka Harbor for a warrant issued by the Princeton Township Municipal Court. Boutilette was released on her own recognizance.
The police department was advised of illegal dumping of debris along the undeveloped portion of the rail trail that runs parallel to Taylor Lane in Forked River. Residents are encouraged to report any vehicles they observe entering dirt roads and wooded areas with visible debris or garbage showing.
Officer Dimitrios Tsarnas arrested Marivil Moreno, 27, of Toms River for DUI on Haines
Street near the intersection of Maxim Drive at 1:56 a.m. Moreno received summonses for DUI, DUI within 1,000 feet of a school zone, Reckless Driving and Failure to Maintain Lane. Schuster’s vehicle was impounded and she was processed and released.
A resident contacted the police department after finding three syringes in Huffy Wallis Park at 8 p.m. The police department confiscated the syringes.