Seaside Park police have released their weekly blotter. The blotter lists a number of calls representative of those the department has handled recently. Over the last week, the department has serviced 152 calls.
Well Being Check – Police were dispatched to the area of H St. and Ocean Avenue to conduct a well being check. The caller stated they had not been able to contact a friend of theirs and was concerned for their well being. Officers arrived at the scene and were able to make contact with the subject in question and they were fine. They were advised to call their friend and let them know everything was alright.
Theft – Police were dispatched to take a report of a theft in the area of 12th and Ocean. The caller stated a female subject walked onto his front porch and took a package that was left there. Officers gathered all the information needed to generate a report including images of the subject. This matter is still under investigation.
Arrest – While conducting a motor vehicle stop for a traffic violation Officers observed the odor of alcoholic beverages while speaking with the driver. Officers conducted field sobriety tests and it was determined the driver was under the influence. The male was placed under arrest and processed at police headquarters. He was charged with driving while intoxicated as well as other motor vehicle violations.
First Aid- Police were dispatched to multiple 911 calls for an unconscious intoxicated subject in the area of Stockton and the Boulevard. Officers arrived and located the subject who was highly intoxicated. Police began to assess the patient at the scene who regained consciousness. He was transported to Community Medical Center by Tri-Boro First Aid Squad for further treatment.
Open Door- Police were dispatched to the area of 11th and Barnegat for a report of an open door at a residence. Officers arrived and checked the perimeter and did not observe any signs of forced entry. Officers did locate an open unsecure door to the residence. Police were able to secure the residence and the homeowner was notified of the situation.
Suspicious Activity- Police responded to the area of Brighton and Ocean for a report of a subject inside a residence that should be vacant at this time Officers arrived and did locate a male subject in the residence in question. Police made contact with the subject and after further investigation it was determined they were authorized to be inside the premises. No further police action needed.
Alarm- Police responded to the area of L St. and the Boulevard for a burglar alarm activation. Officers arrived and checked the perimeter of the residence and did not observe any signs of forced entry. The exterior was found to be secure, and it was determined that the alarm was set off in error.
Threats- Seaside Park and Seaside Heights Police were dispatched in the area of Porter and Ocean Avenues to search for a male subject who was allegedly armed with a rifle with plans to harm himself. Officers from both agencies responded and located the subject in Seaside Heights jurisdiction. The male was located in his vehicle with a loaded rifle. The subject was safely removed from his vehicle and disarmed without incident. He was transported to Community Medical Center for treatment.