Seaside Park police have released their weekly blotter, featuring a sampling of calls to which the department responded over the past week. The total number of calls for service handled by the department so far this week is 214.
The blotter was released as follows:
Fire Alarm – Police and the Seaside Park Volunteer Fire Company responded to the area of Decatur and the Boulevard for a fire and carbon monoxide alarm activation. Officers arrived and ensured everyone was out in the fresh air. The residence was checked by the fire company using their heat sensing, and CO meters to make sure the residence was safe. It was determined that the residence was safe and that the alarm was set off in error.
Suspicious Person – Police were called to the area of E St. and Ocean Ave. for a report of a subject that attempted to open and enter the front door of a residence. The subject fled on foot and was located by police several blocks away. The male subject was intoxicated and was at the wrong residence. He was issued a borough summons for public nuisance and was given a safe ride to where he was going.
Open Door – Police were dispatched to the area of 9th and Central Ave. for a report of an open front door to a residence. Officers arrived and checked the residence for the caller to ensure there was no break in. The residence was found to be safe, and no unwanted individuals were located inside.
Verbal Dispute – While on patrol in the area of Lafayette Avenue beach Officers observed two males shouting at each other and acting in an aggressive manner. Police intervened and separated the individuals and were able to mediate the situation before anything physical occurred. The subjects went their separate ways. No further police action required.
Borough Ordinance Violation – While on patrol in the area of J St. Beach Officers observed a male consuming alcohol on the beach. Police made contact with the subject and advised him of the violation. The male was issued a borough summons for the infraction.
Missing Person – While on patrol Officers were flagged down by a female who got separated from her boyfriend and could not locate him. Officers gathered information and a description and passed it along to the other patrols. Shortly after Officers located the male and were able to reunite the two and gave them a safe ride.
Theft – Police were dispatched to the area of Farragut and the Boulevard for a theft report of personal property from a residence. The caller stated he believed the culpable party was his girlfriend who states took the items after an argument. Police gathered all the information needed to generate are report and the caller was advised how to sign complaints if he wished to do so.
Well Being Check – While on patrol in the area of Decatur and the boardwalk Officers observed a female laying in the sand by the beach entrance and made contact with her to see if she was ok. After speaking with the subject, they did not need any police or medical assistance and left under their own power. No further police action required.
Theft – Police took a report of a stolen bike from the area of N St. and Lake Avenue. Officers spoke to the victim who advised Officers that their beach cruiser was taken from their property. All the information was gathered to generate a report for this incident.