Seaside Park police reported 302 calls for service this week in their weekly police blotter issued Friday morning. Here is a sampling of calls they have provided:
Large Crowd – While on patrol in the area of Porter Ave. and the Boardwalk Officers observed a large crowd of approximately thirty people who were causing a disturbance and it appeared a fight may break out. Officers quickly intervened and mediated the situation and dispersed the crowd without incident.
Alarm – Police were dispatched to the area of K St. for a burglar alarm activation. Officers arrived and checked the perimeter of the residence and located no signs of forced entry. All doors and windows were secure, and it was determined the alarm was set of in error.
DWI – Officers responded to a call for an erratic driver in the area of O St. Upon arrival officers located the vehicle described by the caller. Police conducted a motor vehicle stop and made contact with the driver. Upon speaking with the driver Officers observed the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the driver. They continued their investigation and conducted field sobriety tests which determined the driver was operating his vehicle under the influence of alcohol. The driver was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated. The vehicle was towed, and the subject was processed at police headquarters where he was charged with multiple motor vehicle violations.
Verbal Dispute – Police were dispatched to a verbal dispute in the area of Stockton and the Boulevard. Officers arrived and spoke to the male and female involved. They were separated and officers inquired to what had occurred. It was determined just to have been a verbal dispute between them, and no further police action was required. The situation was mediated by Officers at the scene.
Borough Ordinance Violation – While on patrol Officers observed a male in the area of G St. and the Boardwalk urinating in public. Police made contact with the subject and advised him of the infraction, and he was issued a borough summons for the violation.
Arrest – While on patrol in the area of Lafayette and Ocean, Officers observed a male sleeping in his vehicle in violation of the borough ordinance. When police made contact with the subject he was not compliant. The subject was intoxicated, uncooperative, and aggressive towards Officers. The subject refused to provide any information and would not comply with any requests. While the subject was being placed under arrest he resisted and fought with police and kicked one of the Officers in the chest, and spit on one of the other Officer’s faces. The subject was transported and charged with multiple offenses including a borough summons for the ordinance violations, assault on an officer with bodily fluids, aggravated assault on an officer, obstruction, and resisting arrest.
Domestic Violence – Police responded to the area of O St. and Ocean Avenue for report of domestic violence between household members. The two male subjects involved were roommates and during a verbal altercation one of them bit the other on the chest twice, breaking the skin and causing injury, as well as leaving other bruises. The male who caused the injury was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters where he was charged and lodged in the Ocean County Jail. The victim was treated at the scene by Tri-Boro First Aid Squad.
First Aid – Police and Tri-Boro First Aid Squad was dispatched to assist a victim who had lost consciousness. Officers and EMS assessed and began treating the victim at the scene. They were transported to Community Medical Center for further treatment.
Theft – Police were dispatched to the area of 2nd Ave. and Central for a report of a theft. An alcohol delivery truck was making a delivery and a group of young females removed a case of alcoholic beverages from the truck and proceeded east down 2nd Avenue. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate any subjects. But the remains on the case of alcohol was located halfway down the block with more than half of its contents missing. Officers will attempt to secure surveillance footage of the incident from the neighboring businesses. This matter is still under investigation.