by Jeri Morris
BEACHWOOD - Chief Robert Tapp reported the following recent activity of the Borough of Beachwood Police Department:
• Ryan Palazza, 36 of Toms River was arrested and charged with DWI, as well as several other motor vehicle violations, as a result of a one-car accident occurring in the early afternoon on Wednesday, April 10th on the corner of Beachwood Boulevard and Route 166. Apparently Mr. Palazza’s vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree and light pole in front of Clancy’s News & Tobacco. The responding officers, Sergeant Frank Melillo and Patrolman Chad Anthony are conducting the accident investigation.
• Anthony Wilson, 30 of Bayville was arrested and charged with DWI as a result of a motor vehicle stop conducted by Officer Dennis Allen at approximately 1 am on Sunday, April 7th.
• On Friday, April 5th, a resident on Wave Street reported that a section of orange caution fencing was stolen from their front yard. Patrolman Chad Anthony responded to the call and took a report.
• On Thursday, April 4th, Patrolman Keith Meissner responded to the 1100 block of Mizzen in response to a call that a tailgate was stolen from a 1996 Ford pickup truck. Detective Sean Langan is following up on the investigation.
• On Tuesday, April 2nd a resident on the 700 block of Spar Avenue reported that two computers were stolen from the front of his residence. Apparently, the computers were dropped off by a friend and were stolen some time between 1 and 3 pm. Patrolman Thomas Prince was the responding officer and Detective Sean Langan is following up the investigation.
• On Sunday, March 31st, a resident on the 1200 block of Longboat Avenue reported that someone entered their vehicle some time during the evening. A GPS unit and the victim’s wallet were reported to be stolen. Patrolman Allen Magory responded to the call. Detective Sean Langan will follow up on the investigation.
• On Wednesday, March 27th a resident on Railroad Avenue reported that a black metal fire pit was stolen some time during the overnight hours. Officer Phil Schena responded to the call.
• On Monday, March 25th, Officer Dan Altman took a report of criminal mischief occurring at the intersection of Beachwood Boulevard and Atlantic City Boulevard where the plexiglass on the NJ Transit bus stop vestibule was broken.