On Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at approximately 8pm Officer M. McAvoy took a report at headquarters from a complainant, about a co-worker, that during an argument at the construction site, threatened to shoot him with a gun. The complainant did not see a gun, however he was frightened by the threat.

Officer McAvoy had dispatch check the alleged offender for a firearm identification card and any firearms registered in his name. The check came back with negative results.

Officer McAvoy applied for an Extreme Risk Protective Order due to the severity of the threat, on behalf of the complainant. The municipality where the suspect resides was notified.


On Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at approximately 10pm Officers Daniel Merrill and Daniel Hourigan  were dispatched to the area of Oberlin Avenue. Upon arrival the Officers spoke with the caller, and he explained that when he attempted to turn on his air conditioning units, they were not working. It was later discovered that the copper piping missing from the six units.

Further investigation revealed according to video surveillance,  that the incident occurred on March 22, 2022 at approximately 2am. The suspect, a male party wearing a large hooded sweatshirt, jeans and unknown shoes approached the side of the building with tools, and subsequently cut the copper piping from the air conditioning units. This investigation is active and anyone with information is urged to contact the Lakewood Police Department Detective Bureau.


SCU was involved with five (5) investigations totaling eight (8) arrests.