Seaside Park police reported a sampling of the calls they have handled over the past week. In total, the borough’s police department has handled 374 calls for service so far this week.
Borough Ordinance Violation – Police responded to the 2nd Ave. beach for a surfer who was disregarding a lifeguard’s orders and almost struck two swimmers while they were surfing in an area that is designated for swimmers. Police arrived and made contact with the individual and advised him of the violation. He was removed from the beach as per the request of the lifeguard and the subject was issued a borough summons for the infraction.
Property Damage – Police responded to O St. and Ocean Ave. for a call of a vehicle that struck a downspout on the side of a building causing damage to it and leaving the scene. Officers reviewed the camera footage and were able to locate the vehicle later on after the vehicle had returned to the area. The driver was issued summonses for leaving the scene, and failure to report an accident.
Arrest – Officers responded to the Sand Bar on the boardwalk for a report of a female patron who was removed from the bar by staff and was acting in a disorderly manner and assaulting staff. Upon arrival, officers located the female on the ground being held by security after she had assaulted the security guard after she was asked to leave for being too intoxicated. The female became enraged, assaulting the staff and causing a disturbance. While trying to effect the arrest, the female subject struck, kicked, and spit on police officers. She was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters for processing. She was charged with multiple counts of assault, resisting arrest, and aggravated assault on police.
Burglary – Police were dispatched to the area of N St. and the Boulevard for a report of a burglary. Officers spoke to the caller who stated while they were out for the day, someone had entered his residence and stolen several items. Entry was gained via an unlocked door to the residence. Officers gathered all the information needed to generate a report. Some camera footage of a male and female subject entering the premises was recovered. This matter is still under investigation.
Missing Child – While on patrol in the area of O St. and the Boardwalk, officers were flagged down by a father who had gotten separated from his 7-year-old daughter and needed police assistance. Officers took down the necessary information and sent out a description to all units. Officers located the daughter six blocks north and reunited the family members.
Careless Driver – While on patrol, officers observed a careless driver operating in the area of 4th and Ocean Avenue. The driver was stopped and after further investigation it was determined that he was an unlicensed juvenile driver. The driver was issued two motor vehicle summonses for careless driving and being an unlicensed diver and he was released to a parent.
Alarm – Police were dispatched to the area of 2nd and Central for a burglar alarm activation. Officers arrived and checked the perimeter and located no signs of forced entry. All doors and windows were locked, and it was determined to have been a false alarm.
First Aid – Police and Lavallette first Aid Squad were dispatched to a residence to assess a patient with some hip pain. Police and first aid assessed the patient at the scene, and they were transported to Community Medical Center for further medical care.
Fictitious Plates- While on a motor vehicle stop in the area of Porter and Central Ave., officers determined the vehicle had fictitious license plates, no insurance, and the driver was driving with a suspended license. The vehicle was towed, and the driver was issued motor vehicle summonses for all the violations.
Borough Ordinance Violation – While on patrol in the area of the Stockton Avenue beach, officers observed a female with open containers of alcohol. Officers made contact with her, advised her of the infraction and she was issued a borough summons for the violation.
Borough Ordinance Violation – While on patrol in the area of C St., officers observed a male walking on the sand dunes. Officers made contact with the male and advised him of the violation, and he was issued a borough summons for the violation.
Disturbance – Police responded to the area of O St. and Ocean Avenue for a disturbance. Officers arrived and located approximately 12 people shouting and causing a disturbance. Officers dispersed the group, and it was determined two male subjects had been involved in an altercation with each other. Both subjects were issued a summons for public nuisance and were advised of complaint procedures if they wanted to sign complaints against one another.