Seaside Park police have issued their weekly blotter, chronicling several calls from the previous week representative of the types the department encounters. The total number of calls for service so far this week is 252.
Alarm – Police were dispatched to the area of Decatur and Ocean Ave. for a burglar alarm activation. Police arrived and there was an individual at the location. After investigating the individual had authorization to be there and the alarm was set off in error.
First Aid – Police and Tri-Boro First Aid Squad were dispatched for a subject who was experiencing abdominal pain. The subject was assessed by police and EMS at the scene. The patient was transported to Community Medical Center for further treatment.
Swimmer in Distress – There were multiple swimmers in distress calls all over the island, including nine calls in Seaside Park. Some calls were for multiple swimmers per location.
“I wanted to commend our officers, Seaside Park Volunteer Fire Department, Tri-Boro First Aid Squad, Seaside Heights Fire Department, and any other agencies that assisted throughout the day with mutual aid as everyone was stretched thin with how dangerous the ocean was.”
Pedestrian Struck – Police were called to the area of 14th and Central Ave. for a report of a pedestrian who was struck by a motor vehicle. The caller stated a black truck struck her and knocked her down as she was crossing Central Avenue. Police were able to locate the alleged driver shortly after. The individual was treated at the scene by Tri-Boro First Aid Squad. This matter is still under investigation.
Overdose – Police and Tri-Boro First Aid Squad were dispatched to an overdose in the area of 12th and Barnegat. Officers arrived and the subject was unconscious and unresponsive. Police administered two doses of Narcan, and the subject began to come around. The subject was assessed and transported to the hospital for further evaluation by Tri-Boro.
Verbal Dispute – Police responded to the area of H St. for a verbal dispute. Officers arrived and spoke to the individuals involved. The argument was between household members and police spoke to those involved to determine what had taken place. Officers were able to mediate the situation and those involved were advised to keep it down for the remainder of the night.
Fire Alarm – Police and the Seaside Park Volunteer Fire Company responded to the area of 13th Ave. for a fire alarm activation. Officers arrived and checked the residence and did not observe any active fire or smoke, but the audible alarms were sounding. The fire company arrived and checked the residence with their heat sensing equipment and determined there was no danger. It was determined to be caused by faulty smoke detectors.
Overdose – Police and Tri-Boro First Aid Squad were dispatched to an overdose in the area of Stockton and Boulevard. Officers arrived and a male subject was unconscious and not responsive. Prior to police arrival another household member administered Narcan to the patient. The male began to regain consciousness and was assessed by EMS at the scene. The subject refused further medical treatment.