Police: New Egypt Man Stole 20 Bags of Donated Clothing

Police blotter for the last week

A New Egypt man was charged with allegedly stealing clothing from drop-off bins located in the parking lot of a local shopping center.

Elijah Singleton, 21, was arrested and charged at 4:30 a.m. Dec. 9. He was charged with theft after stealing approximately 20 bags of clothing from bins in the parking lot of Eric’s Plaza on Lacey Road, police said.

Dec. 11
Celia Berrios, 28, of Forked River was charged with shoplifting $150 of merchandise from Walmart. She was processed and released.

Dec. 7
Four Lacey juvenile females were handed charges after police responded to a Beach Boulevard home for a loud party at 9:40 p.m. At the party, four juveniles were charged with consumption of alcoholic beverages underage. The resident, also a juvenile female, was charged with underage possession and consumption of alcohol underage. 

Dec. 6
Elisha Hawk, 30, of Bayville was arrested at Walmart on an outstanding warrant from Lacey Township for failure to appear on shoplifting charges. She was sent to Ocean County Jail with bail set at $1,000. Lodged in Ocean County Jail.

Dec. 3
Jamie Able, 28, of Toms River was arrested at 3:35 p.m. Police conducted a motor vehicle stop at Route 9 and Sunrise Boulevard where Able was charged with DWI, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle and reckless driving. 

Dec. 2
Christopher Burris, 38, of Bayville and the owner of the Forked River House was arrested after Toms River police investigated a motor vehicle accident at Route 166 and 37 in Toms River.

Burris was charged with DWI and reckless driving after the two-vehicle non-injury accident that occurred at 7 p.m.

dniece68 December 14, 2012 at 02:12 AM
There are signs posted on these bins not to leave anything on the ground or you can be fined....so where did he break the law? These bins have been there for many years not put there for Sandy Victims....take a look at the bin area at the shop rite center in lacey....a total mess,I wish someone would take the junk left on the ground
VoiceofReason December 14, 2012 at 02:03 PM
No he's not.
sandy shorts December 15, 2012 at 07:30 PM
agreed...typical forked rumor
sandy shorts December 15, 2012 at 07:36 PM
Why mention the name of an individuals business? Was the vehicle involved in the accident branded with the business name? If not than keep the business out of it. As a business owner, I don't think that's fair reporting.
Louie December 16, 2012 at 07:26 PM
@sandy shorts. I agree 100%.


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