The Seaside Park Police Department has released its weekly blotter for Sept. 3, 2021. The blotter is a sampling representative of the calls the department handled over the past week. So far this week, in total, the department has had 323 calls for service.
Additionally, the department is reminding residents that the next Neighborhood Watch meeting will be held Monday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. in council chambers (above the police department HQ).
Overdose – Police were dispatched to the area of J St. beach for an unconscious male. Police arrived and located the subject who was unresponsive. Police administered two doses of Narcan and continued to assess the subject as Tri-Boro First Aid Squad arrived. The subject began to regain consciousness and was transported to Community Medical Center for further medical treatment.
Fire Alarm – Police and the Seaside Park Volunteer Fire Department responded to the area of 7th and N. Bayview for a fire alarm activation. Police and the fire department checked the residence, no smoke or active fire were observed. The fire department further investigated the situation and used their heat sensing scanner to determine there was no danger. They determined the alarm was set off by faulty detectors.
Disturbance – Police responded to the area of O St. and Ocean Ave for the report of a disturbance. Officers arrived and spoke to the caller who stated an intoxicated male who resided there was shouting and throwing beer bottles and being disorderly. Officers investigated the incident and were able to review the video footage and observed the male who broke beer bottles all over the street and sidewalk. The subject was charged with disorderly conduct and multiple borough ordinance summonses for littering and public intoxication.
Community Policing – Police observed a vehicle that was disabled on the Boulevard. Officers stopped and spoke to the driver, and they advised us their brakes were not working. Officers pushed the vehicle into a valid parking space and made sure the driver had a safe ride home.
Verbal Dispute – Police were dispatched to the area of the Boulevard and Lafayette for a male and female arguing. Officers arrived and separated both parties and investigated the situation. The individuals were arguing over personal matters and police were able to mediate the situation and separated the subjects for the rest of the night.
Alarm – Police were dispatched to a burglar alarm activation in the area of Stockton and Ocean. Officers checked the perimeter and did not observe any signs of forced entry, but they did locate an unlocked door. Police checked the building, and nothing seemed disturbed, and no unauthorized individuals were inside. The premises was locked after it was deemed to be secure.
Keep the Peace – Officers were requested to keep the peace in the area of the Boulevard and K St. for a tenant who was moving out and needed to get their belongings and was concerned for an argument erupting while this was happening. Police stood by and were able to mediate the situation and they were able to remove their items peacefully.
Vehicle Burglaries – Police were dispatched to the area D St. and Central Ave. for two unlocked vehicles that had been burglarized and various items had been stolen. Officers took the information needed to generate a report. Officers were canvassing the area to locate any cameras that may have caught the incident. This matter is still under investigation.
Hypodermic Needle – While on foot patrol in the area of the O St. Playground Officers observed a hypodermic needle in the grass. The item was placed into and discarded of safely. The area was checked, and no other contraband was located.
Arrest – While conducting a motor vehicle stop, officers observed the odor of alcoholic beverages emanating from the driver. After further investigation and conducting field sobriety tests police determined the driver was impaired and she was arrested for driving while intoxicated. The subject was transported to police headquarters where she was processed and charged with multiple motor vehicle summonses. The vehicle was impounded, and the subject was picked up by a sober driver.