Sawmill among 3 Shore restaurants, 8 residents found violating executive orders
There are eight Jersey Shore residents and three businesses facing charges or suspensions this week for violating Governor Phil Murphy's executive orders in place during the public health crisis.
- Buteco Sports Bar in Long Branch
- Old Glory Kitchen and Spirits in Keyport
- The Sawmill in Seaside Heights
3-Jersey Shore residents are facing charges for alleged Assaults and Threats Against Police Officers, EMTs, or Others:
John Hendricks, 19, of Rumson, was charged by Middletown Police with terroristic threats during an emergency (2nd degree), aggravated assault on a police officer (3rd degree), resisting arrest (3rd degree), criminal mischief (3rd degree), and violating the emergency orders.
Andrew Jacome, 18, of Fair Haven, was charged with criminal mischief (3rd degree) and violating the emergency orders.
Colonel Callahan said that homeowners called police to report two people who were throwing rocks at their door, vandalizing their vehicle and exploding fireworks in their mailbox.
Police arrested Hendricks and Jacome.
Hendricks also allegedly attempted to flee and physically resisted arrest.
Callahan said that he allegedly screamed at the victim and threatened to return and burn their house down.
At police headquarters, Hendricks is accused of trying to kick police officers and spat on the floor, claiming he had the coronavirus.
Jaymee Tice, 37, of Point Pleasant Borough, was charged on April 26 by the Point Pleasant Borough Police with second-degree terroristic threats during an emergency. Tice entered the driver’s seat of an occupied vehicle while the driver was inside getting ice cream at Sundaes on Route 88. The car owner saw Tice and returned to her vehicle. She managed to get Tice out, but Tice allegedly shouted at her, saying, “Do you want corona? Do you want to die?”
2-Ocean County residents were charged with alleged Violations of Executive Orders, Including “Stay at Home” Order, and Ordinances
Zachary Novosellar, 62, of Lakewood, was charged by Lakewood Police for hosting an engagement party at his residence on 14th Street.
Lakewood Police found 25 to 30 cars parked on the street and approximately 20 people standing in front of the residence, without social distancing.
Novosellar said he arranged for the parties to meet to pick up engagement gifts.
Janice Lauria, 52, of Point Pleasant, was charged by Point Pleasant Police with violating the emergency orders by ignoring repeated warnings from the police and allowing individuals to exercise in the gym she owns on Route 88, Anytime Fitness.
Violation of the emergency orders is a disorderly persons offense carrying a sentence of up to six months in jail and a fine of up to $1,000.
These violations are charged by summons, without arrest.