Man Jailed After WalMart Incident

LACEY – A Bayville man is spending Thanksgiving behind bars after he was arrested for allegedly being drunk in a WalMart and creating a disturbance.

Lacey Township Police said 37-year-old Jason Stewart was with his two year old son at WalMart in Lanoka Harbor on Saturday, November 23.

Officers were dispatched to the store after it was reported Stewart was intoxicated. During the investigation, officers attempted to arrest Stewart as he resisted.

Stewart was charged with Aggravated Assault, Resisting Arrest, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Obstructing the Administration of Law, and Disorderly Conduct.  

He remains at the Ocean County Jail.