Seaside Park police have released their weekly blotter, which represents the types of calls to which the department responded over the last week. So far this week, the department has received a total of 192 calls for service.
The blotter, as submitted:
Community Policing – While on patrol Officers observed a vehicle that had been travelling in the same area for an extended period of time and made contact with the subject to see if they needed any police assistance. They had gotten lost and needed some help getting to their destination. Officers were able to locate the subject’s destination and made sure they arrived safely.
Verbal Dispute – Police were dispatched to a report of a verbal dispute between household members in the area of Porter and Central Avenue. Officers arrived and located the subjects still engaged in an active argument. Police separated both subjects and began to investigate what had occurred. After further investigation it was determined that it was only a verbal altercation and police were able to mediate the situation at the scene.
Alarm – Police responded to a burglar alarm activation in the area of Lake Avenue and Lafayette Avenue. Officers arrived and checked the exterior of the residence and did not observe any signs of forced entry. All doors and windows were found to be secure. It was determined that the alarm was set off in error.
Community Policing – Police were notified of a resident who reported their dog was lost. Patrols began searching the area for the lost pet. While conducting the search another resident had brought the dog to police headquarters where we were able to reunite the owner and their pet.
Well Being Check – Police were dispatched to the area of Brighton Avenue and Ocean for a well being check. The caller had stated that they had not been able to make contact with their relative for several days and asked police to assist them. Officers arrived on location and checked the premises and were successful in contacting the subject. Officers advised him to call his relative when he had the chance.
Suspended Driver – While on patrol Officers had stopped a vehicle for a motor vehicle infraction. After further investigation it was determined that the driver was operating with a suspended drivers license. The subject was cited for driving with a suspended license. The vehicle was parked and the driver made arrangements to get a ride home.
First Aid – Police and Tri-Boro First Aid Squad responded to a call of a subject who was not feeling well and needed assistance. Police and EMS personnel assessed the patient at the scene. They were transported to Community Medical Center by Tri-Boro for further medical care.
Open Door – Police responded to a call of a residence with an open door and it appeared no one was home in the area of Stockton and Central. Officers arrived and located the residence and did observe an unsecured door upon arrival. No signs of forced entry were observed, and it did not appear that anything was disturbed. Police were able to make contact with the homeowner and advise them of their findings so the door could be secured.