Police Seek Suspect Responsible For Dumping Cement And Oil Drums

Photo courtesy Ocean Township Police Department

  WARETOWN – The Ocean Township Police Department is currently investigating dumping incidents that included an oil spill near Wells Mills Park.

  Police found old patio blocks, concrete blocks and 5-gallon buckets containing cement and a metal pole on November 21. These items were discovered on Switch Road which is a dirt road located on the north side of Route 532 just east of Wells Mills Park.

Photo courtesy Ocean Township Police Department

  More items were found at this location on December 12. This included two black metal 55-gallon drums containing old used diesel oil filters and a wooden pallet. Police said the drums caused a large amount of oil to leak and pool in the area. Cleanup was done by the Berkeley Township Hazmat Unit and Ocean County Parks Department.

  Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact D/Sgt. Andrew Risden at 609-693-4007 ext. 308 or email at arisden@twpoceannj.gov.