The Seaside Park Police Department has released its weekly blotter for Sept. 10, 2021. The blotter is a sampling of calls representative of the types officers handled over the past week. So far this week, the department has received 314 calls for service.
First Aid – Police and Tri-Boro First Aid Squad were dispatched to a subject who was experiencing dizziness. Officers arrived with EMS and began to assess the patient at the scene. The individual was transported to Community Medical Center for further evaluation.
Animal Problem – Police responded to the area of North and Ocean Ave. for a caller reporting a bat on their back porch. Officers arrived and were able to safely capture the bat. It was safely released into its natural habitat at Island Beach State Park.
Missing Child – Police were flagged down in the area of O St. and the Boardwalk for a missing child. Officers took down the information and the description was put out to all patrols. After checking the area, the child was located approximately four blocks north and was reunited with his family.
Verbal Dispute – Officers were dispatched to the area of North and Central Avenue for a report of several subjects fighting in the center median. Police arrived and located the subjects who were actively engaged in a verbal altercation. Officers separated the individuals involved and were able to mediate the situation. The parties were advised how to sign complaints if they wanted to pursue anything further.
Alarm – Police responded to the area of K St. and Ocean Ave. for a burglar alarm activation. Officers arrived and checked the perimeter of the residence and did not observe any signs of forced entry. The exterior was secure it was determined the alarm was set off in error.
Arrest – Police responded to a report of an assault that occurred in the area of Porter and Central Avenue. The victim stated she was physically assaulted by her boyfriend, that he also broke her cell phone and threatened her. After further investigation into this matter a warrant was issued for the offender who was located by police. The male was arrested and charged at police headquarters and was lodged in Ocean County Jail.
Trespassing – Police were called to the area of 9th Ave. for two males trespassing on a property that was under construction and according to the caller did not have authorization to be there and were concerned the subjects may injure themselves while the property is under construction. Police arrived and spoke to the subjects and advised them they could not be there without authorization. No further police action required.
Suspicious Person – Police responded to the area of Farragut and the Boulevard for a suspicious person. The subject was said to have been wandering around pulling on car door handles. The subject was located by Officers when they arrived on scene. After speaking with the male subject, he appeared to be distressed as well as being under the influence of narcotics. After further investigation it was determined no crime had been committed and the subject was taken to Community Medical Center for treatment.