Seaside Park police have provided Shorebeat with their weekly blotter. The blotter contains a sampling of calls over the past week – however the total number of calls for service, so far, is 315.
The department also noted that Neighborhood Watch meetings are going to start again beginning Aug. 9 ,2021 at 7 p.m. in the council chambers.
Fire Alarm – Police and the Seaside Park Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched to the area of 3rd Ave. and Bayview for a fire alarm activation. Officers and the fire department arrived and checked the residence and observed no active smoke or fire. The fire department used their heat sensing equipment to determine the house was safe. The smoke detectors were also checked, and it was determined a faulty detector caused the alarm to go off.
Verbal Dispute – Officers were flagged down in the area of O St. and Ocean Ave. for an active verbal dispute occurring. Police intervened and separated the individuals involved. It was determined to only be a verbal altercation with no physical injury. Police were able to mediate the situation and resolve the problem.
Well-being Check – Officers were dispatched to the area of Stockton and Central to conduct a well-being check on the caller’s friend who they had not heard from and were concerned for their safety. Police arrived at the residence and were able to make contact with the subject and spoke to them and determined that everything was okay and they were advised to call their friend and advise them.
First Aid – Police and Tri-Boro First Aid Squad responded to the area of 1st and Central Ave. for an unconscious person. Officers and EMS arrived and began to assess the patient and administer oxygen. The victim regained consciousness and was transported to Community Medical Center for further medical care.
Open Door – While on patrol in the area of the Boulevard Officers observed an open door to a business with no one on the premises. Officers checked the building and located no signs of forced entry and no signs of unauthorized people. The door was secured and an attempt was made to contact the owner and advise them of the findings.
Missing Person- Police were assisting to locate a missing 14-year-old female who got separated from her family in the area of Stockton and Ocean Avenues. Officers began searching the area and had been able to locate her and reunite the family back together.
Criminal Mischief – Police were called to the area of 3rd and Central for a report of damage to the front door of their business. The officers arrived and observed the shattered glass door. Photos were taken and all the information needed to generate a report was obtained. Video footage was also obtained, and this matter is still under investigation.
Carbon Monoxide Alarm – Police and the Seaside Park Volunteer Fire Company were dispatched to the area of 8th Avenue for a carbon monoxide alarm activation. Police arrived and ensured all residents were out in the fresh air. The fire company arrived and used their equipment to check the residence for any carbon monoxide present. The residence was deemed safe with no traces found.
Borough Ordinance Violation – While on patrol in the area of North Avenue Beach Officers observed a male with an open alcohol container in public. Officers made contact with the individual and advised him of the offense and issued him a borough summons for the violation.
Theft – Police were dispatched to the area of 2nd and Central for three juvenile males who took a backpack out of a liquor delivery vehicle, filled it with alcohol from the truck and then ran east towards Ocean Avenue as per witnesses. Police arrived and took the information and searched the area. Officers were able to locate the three males matching the description on 3rd Avenue. The items were returned to the owner. The owner was advised on how to sign charges if they wished to do so. The males were released to their guardian.