Seaside Park police have released their weekly blotter, which chronicles a sampling of calls to which the department responded over the past week. So far this week, the department has handled a total of 212 calls for service.
The blotter was submitted as follows:
Borough Ordinance Violation – Police were dispatched to the area of Farragut and the Boulevard for a report of a loose dog. A neighboring jurisdiction returned the dog which had wandered into their town. The dog was reunited with its owner. The owner was issued a borough summons for the loose dog violation as this had occurred multiple times prior.
First Aid – While on patrol in the area of M St. and Central Avenue Officers observed a male who appeared to be intoxicated. Police checked on the individual and called for Tri-Boro First Aid Squad to respond to the scene also. The subject was highly intoxicated and was transported to Community Medical Center for medical treatment.
Civil Dispute – A subject came to police headquarters to file a report regarding stolen furniture and other personal items. The subject stated they were attempting to purchase a property and had moved some items in prior to closing. The deal did not get completed and the homeowner moved the items that were moved in prematurely into storage. The complainant stated multiple items were missing and wanted to file a report. Officers advised the subject to fill out a statement form, document what was missing, and he was advised how to sign complaints if he wished to move forward in this matter.
Scam – Police responded to the area of J St. and Central for a subject who wanted to report a scam they received through text message. Police arrived and spoke to the victim who stated they received a text message from Amazon stating there was in issue with a large purchase made and a phone number was included with the message. The subject called the number and spoke to a person who claimed to be a representative of Amazon and threatened the victim with financial repercussions if he did not send them a large sum of money.
The scammer was able to get into the subject’s bank account, but the bank’s anti-fraud system halted the suspicious activity. All the information needed to generate a report was taken. The subject also contacted his bank and was advised to change all passwords they use.
Overdose – Police and Tri-Boro First Aid Squad responded to the area of 7th and Central for a male who was unresponsive laying on the sidewalk. Officers arrived and began to assess the subject. It was determined that the subject was overdosing and police immediately deployed Narcan to the subject. After two doses were administered the subject finally began to become responsive. The subject was checked out by EMS at the scene and refused any further medical treatment.
Suspicious Subjects – Police were dispatched to the area of 2nd and Ocean for two males allegedly looking into windows and attempting to open the front door to a home. Officers responded and did locate two males at the house in question. After further investigation it was determined they were at the wrong house for a delivery. Police were able to confirm with the paperwork they had that it was a mistake and were able to give them directions to where they needed to be.
First Aid – Police and Tri- Boro First Aid Squad responded to check on a victim who was having trouble breathing. They were assessed at the scene by Police and EMS. They were later transported to Community Medical Center for further treatment.
Alarm – Police responded to the bay block of O St. for a burglar alarm activation. Officers responded and checked the perimeter of the residence. All doors and windows were found to be secure. No signs of forced entry were observed, and no one was found on the property. The alarm was determined to be set off in error.