On Tuesday August 02, 2022 at 11pm, Officer J. Ganley arrived at the intersection of New Hampshire Avenue southbound and Ocean Avenue for a motor vehicle crash. The crash occurred while vehicle was stopped at the traffic light and got rear ended. Driver Servando Hernandez-Mendez 31 years old of Toms River, NJ was arrested for DUI, charged and summonses were issued:
39:4-50 Driving while intoxicated.
39:4-96 Reckless Driving
39:3-29 Failure to exhibit documents (Insurance)
39:3-29 Failure to exhibit documents (Registration)
39:3-10 Unlicensed driver
39:4-51A Open container of alcohol in vehicle.
Sergeant M. Lorenc, Ptl. Sal Reyes, Ptl. J. Macerino, and Lakewood Community Safety Watch assisted in the investigations.
On Wednesday August 3, 2022, Officer S. Ward responded to a Motor Vehicle crash at the intersection of Ocean Avenue and Holly Street. Upon arrival, he noticed that multiple occupants were trapped inside of a vehicle. The occupants were extricated and transported for medical attention. Lakewood Traffic Safety responded to the scene and took over the investigation. Also responded to the scene was *Ptl. F. Rivera; T/S D. Merado; Ptl. K. Schaal; Ptl. A. Solomon; k9-handler C. Rose; Sgt. C. Messer; EMT Jose Ortiz (553), Hatzolah, First Aid; DOT; OCPO; and the OC Sherriff Department assisted in the investigations.