Seaside Park police have released their weekly blotter, describing a number of calls to which the department responded over the past week. They are a sampling of the calls the department handles; so far this week, the department has serviced 190 calls.
The blotter appears below:
Community Policing – While on Patrol in the area of H St. and Central Ave. Officers observed a vehicle with the trunk open and no one was around. Police checked out the vehicle and no signs of forced entry were observed, and nothing appeared to be disturbed. Police were able to located the owner and they checked their vehicle and secured it.
Gas Leak – Police and the Seaside Park Volunteer Fire Company responded to the area of Porter and Central for a report of a natural gas leak. Police and fire responded and located the gas leak from the meter of a residence. The area of made safe by police and fire, and NJNG responded to repair the gas leak.
First Aid – While on patrol Officers observed a group gathered around a male laying on the ground in the area of O St. and Ocean Avenue. Police called for first aid and began to assess the subject who was unresponsive when they tried to speak with him. The subject had been intoxicated and had fallen which resulted in a laceration to the head and was bleeding. Tri- Boro Frist Aid Squad responded and Officers were finally able to communicate with the subject. The patient was transported to Community Medical Center for treatment.
Community Policing – While on patrol in the aera of Stockton and Central Avenue Officers were flagged down regarding an intoxicated male who appeared to be disoriented. Officers were able to locate the subject on the boardwalk and made contact with him to investigate the situation. Police spoke to the individual who was intoxicated and began the interaction uncooperatively. Officers were able to calm him down and contact a sober friend to come and take him home.
Burglary – Police responded to the area of O St. and Lake for a report of a burglary to a residence. Officers arrived and spoke to the caller who showed police that the front door to the residence had been kicked in to this home that is currently under construction. The perimeter was checked for any other signs of forced entry. The interior was checked for any unauthorized individuals, and none were located. Nothing had appeared to have been disturbed or taken at this time. The homeowner was advised to let us know if they observed anything was taken. All the information needed to generate a report was taken and the area was checked for any cameras that may have captured the incident.
Well Being Check – While on patrol in the area of O St. and the Boulevard Officers observed a male on his knees clutching a fence. Officers made contact with the subject who had been intoxicated and couldn’t stand up under his own power. First Aid was called to check on the subject make sure they were ok. Tri-Boro First Aid Squad responded and assessed the subject who refused any further treatment. Police and EMS assisted the subject into his residence which he was in front of. No further police action required.
Suspicious Person – Police were called to the area of E St. and Central Ave. for a caller who reported a suspicious male approached her vehicle. The victim stated while sitting in her car a white male approximately 60 years old knocked on her window and asked her for fifty dollars and he also tried to open her car door which was locked. The victim did not open the door or window, nor did she give the subject anything. The male then walked north on Central Avenue. The area was checked, and police were able to locate a male who fit the description. All the information needed to generate a report was gathered and the victim can sign complaints if they wish to do so.
Alarm – Police were dispatched to the aera of N St. and Ocean Ave. for a burglar alarm activation. Officers arrived observed the audible alarm sounding. The perimeter of the residence was checked with no signs of forced entry. The exterior was found to be secure, and the homeowner was advised of our findings.