Seaside Park police have released the department’s weekly blotter for Oct. 22, 2021. The blotter contains a sampling of the calls to which the department responded over the past week. So far this week, the department has serviced a total of 226 calls.
Blotter items include:
Alarm – Police responded to the area of North Avenue for a burglar alarm activation. Officers arrived and checked the perimeter of the residence and did not observe and signs of forced entry. All doors and windows were secure, and it was determined the alarm was set off in error.
Community Policing – While on patrol in the area of O St. Officers were flagged down by a male subject who had gotten locked out of their residence. Police were able to assist and contact someone that had a spare key and get the individual back in their residence.
Disturbance – Police were dispatched to the area of O St. and Ocean for a disturbance. Officers arrived and located the individuals involved. A male and female were intoxicated and had gotten into a verbal altercation. Police were able to mediate the situation and were able to separate the individuals for the remainder of the night.
Fire Alarm – Police and the Seaside Park Volunteer Fire Company responded to O St. and Ocean Avenue for a fire alarm activation. Officers arrived and located no smoke or active fire. Police and Fire personnel observed that an occupant was cooking and smoking a cigarette which caused the fire alarm to activate. The area was ventilated, and the fire department utilized their heat sensing device to ensure the area was safe.
Arrest – Police were dispatched to the area of O St. and Ocean for a domestic dispute. Officers arrived and located a male and female who were involved. It was determined that both parties were intoxicated, a verbal argument ensued, and the male subject broke several items at the residence. The male subject was arrested for criminal mischief and was transported to police headquarters where he was processed and released.
Theft – Police were called to the area of M St. and Central to take a theft report. The caller stated that a male in a sliver sedan had been taking newspapers on multiple occasions prior to the store opening. Camera footage has been viewed and this matter is still under investigation.
Arrest – A male subject that was wanted by our agency was located by officers for an outstanding warrant for a harassment charge. The subject was processed at police headquarters and was later transported to the Ocean County Jail.
Open Door – While on Patrol in the area of O St. and Ocean Avenue Officers observed two open doors at the hotel. Police checked the premises and observed no signs of forced entry and nothing appeared to have been taken or disturbed. Police advised management of their findings so they could secure the rooms.
First Aid – Police and Tri-Boro First Aid Squad responded to the area of Decatur and Ocean for an individual that had fallen onto the sidewalk. Police and EMS arrived and assessed the patient at the scene. They were transported to Community Medical Center for further treatment.