Seaside Park police have release their weekly blotter, showing a sampling of calls to which the department responded this week. The total number of calls the department has handled this week is 177.
The department also is seeking to remind residents that there will be a Neighborhood Watch meeting Monday April 11, 2022, at 7 p.m. in council chambers, above the police station.
The blotter appears below:
Verbal Dispute – Police were dispatched to the area of Stockton and Ocean for a caller who reported a male and female sitting in a motor vehicle who appeared to be having an argument and were concerned for the female’s well being. Police responded and were able to locate the vehicle and subjects involved. Officers separated both parties and investigated the situation. It was determined that it was only a verbal altercation, and no crime was committed. No further police action required.
Disturbance – Police were dispatched to the area of Farragut and the Boulevard for a report of a disturbance between roommates. Officers arrived and located the subjects speaking outside. Both parties were separated, and Officers began to investigate the situation. Both subjects advised Officers that no physical altercation had taken place and no visible signs of injures were observed. Police advised both males how to sign complaints if they wished to do so. Officers were able to mediate the situation. No further police action required.
Alarm – Police responded to the area of 9th and Ocean for a burglar alarm activation. Officers arrived and checked the perimeter and located no signs of forced entry to the property. They did locate a male subject on the property that was not the owner. Officers were able to determine the subject was authorized to be there and the homeowner was advised of our findings.
First Aid – Police and Tri-Boro First Aid Squad were dispatched to assist a victim who was experiencing shoulder pain on account of a possible dislocated shoulder. Police and EMS responded and began to assist and assess the victim. The subject was transported to Community Medical Center for further treatment.
Fire Call – Police and the Seaside Park Volunteer Fire Company responded to the Ocean block of 1st Avenue for a report of arcing wires with visible flames. Police arrived and observed the arcing wires with active flames at the top of the telephone pole. Police and Fire kept the area secure and ensured no fire spread to any residences. JCP&L responded to repair the issue.
Criminal Mischief – Police responded to the area of Lafayette and the Boulevard for a report of criminal mischief. The caller stated that their vehicle had been damaged by blue paint being splattered along the driver’s side of the vehicle. There was paint observed in the roadway as well as the container the paint was in. The area was checked for any cameras that may have captured the incident. This matter is still under investigation.
Well Being Check – Police responded to the area of Porter and Central Avenue to perform a well being check on a female subject the caller stated they had not heard from for an extended period of time and were concerned about them. Police responded and checked the residence and were able to make contact with the subject. They were completely fine and were advised to call the concerned party at their convenience.
Scam – Police were dispatched to the area of I St. and Ocean for a reported of a scam email the caller wanted to report. The caller advised Officers at the scene that they received and email regarding an outstanding bill for approximately $350.00. The bill was not specific it was just labeled as a bill for a subscription. The complainant called the phone number provided attached to the email and began to speak to someone regarding this email. The caller did not give any personal information out during the call, but it was obvious that this was not a legitimate email at this time. The person on the phone call advised the caller to press a serious of numbers while during the conversation. The call was ended by the scammer and told the caller they would call back later to finalize the cancelation. The caller was advised to keep an eye on their bank accounts just as a precaution.