Seaside Park police have released their weekly blotter, listing a number of incidents officers handled over the last week that is representative of the calls the department receives. The total number of calls the department has served this week is 174.
The blotter appears below:
Alarm – Police responded to a burglar alarm activation in the area of 12th and Ocean Avenue for a burglar alarm activation. Officers arrived and checked the perimeter of the residence, and everything was secure and responding Officers did not observe any signs of forced entry. It was determined that the alarm was set off in error.
Open Door – While on patrol in the area of H St. and Central Officers observed an open door to a residence. Officers checked the exterior of the property and did not observe any signs of forced entry. The interior was also checked, and nothing appeared to be disturbed. Police secured the residence and were able to make contact with the owner to advise them of our findings.
Eluding Police – While on patrol Officers observed a vehicle driving that they had already stopped and cited the driver for operating without a license and permitted the operator to park the vehicle and get a ride home. Police attempted to make a motor vehicle stop and the driver refused to stop and left the area carelessly. Already knowing the identity of the driver police did not pursue to create a risk to public safety. The driver was charged criminally with eluding police and a warrant for his arrest was issued along with several motor vehicle summons for careless driving, speeding, and other infractions.
Community Policing- Police were flagged down regarding an unopened package that they had found. Police brought the package to the address listed and were able to ensure it got back to its rightful owner.
Criminal Mischief – Police responded to the area of M St. and Central for another report of vandalism to their vehicles side view mirror. Officers arrived and spoke to the caller who showed Officers that their side view mirror had been pushed back damaging the paint on the mirror housing. Police took photos and gathered all the information needed to generate a report. The area was checked for any cameras that may have captured the incident.
Disturbance – Police responded to the area of O St. and Ocean Ave. for a report of a disturbance. Officers arrived and located three males arguing. Police separated the individuals and investigated the situation. After speaking with all parties involved it was determined one of the males involved was not welcome on the property and had caused issues there before. Police advised the subject he was trespassed from the property and was escorted off the premises.
Carbon Monoxide Alarm- Police and the Seaside Park Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched to the area of Porter and Central for a carbon monoxide alarm activation. Police arrived and ensured all occupants were out in the fresh air. The fire department arrived and checked the interior of the residence with their carbon monoxide detecting equipment and located no dangers. The residence was deemed safe, and it was determined the alarms had gone off in error.
Well Being Check- Police responded to the area of Porter and Central Avenue for a well being check on a male subject who the caller could not get in contact with. Officers arrived and were able to make contact with the individual. After speaking with the male, he was fine but did not have a phone, so Officers assisted the male in calling the subject who was looking to check on them.