Seaside Park police have issued their weekly blotter, representing a sampling of calls received over the past week. In total, the department handled 94 calls for service.
Fire Alarm – Police and the Seaside Park Volunteer Fire Company responded to the area of the Boulevard and Farragut for a fire alarm activation. Police and the fire department arrived and checked the residence. There was a light smoke condition inside which was determined to be from a space heater. The caller was advised to shut it off and replace it. The rest of the residence was checked and deemed to be safe.
First Aid – Police and Tri-Boro First Aid Squad responded to help a victim who had fallen and was disoriented. Police and EMS arrived and began to assess the patient at the scene. They were transported to Community Medical Center for further treatment.
Erratic Driving – Police responded to the area of Decatur and Ocean Avenue for a report of several vehicles allegedly street racing on Ocean Avenue. Officers arrived and checked the area and did not observe anything actively occurring. Police spoke to some motorists in the area who could have been involved and all vehicles left the area without incident.
Disturbance – Police were dispatched to the area of Stockton and Central Avenue for a report of a male subject banging on the door of the caller. Police arrived and spoke to the caller who advised that her former boyfriend had been calling her multiple times throughout the day and had come to her residence intoxicated and was banging on her door. The subject was gone upon police arrival. Officers gathered all the information needed to generate a report and advised the caller how to proceed with charges if she wished to do so.
Borough Ordinance Violation – While on patrol in the area of J St. and Central Avenue Officers observed a parked vehicle with two subjects sleeping inside. Police made contact with the occupants and explained the ordinance to them. Both subjects complied and left the area.
Community Policing – While on patrol in the area of 7th Avenue and Ocean police observed an unoccupied vehicle with its back door ajar. Officers checked the vehicle and did not observe any signs of forced entry, and nothing appeared to be disturbed inside the interior. Police checked the area and could not find the owner. The door was secured. No further police action required.
Theft – Police were dispatched to the area of Island Avenue and Ocean to take a theft report. Officers arrived and spoke to the victim who had stated several pieces of jewelry were missing from her residence and wanted to make a report. Police gathered all the information needed to generate a report as well as camera footage and information on anyone with access to the residence. This matter is under investigation.
Alarm – Police responded to the area of 4th and Ocean for a burglar alarm activation. Officers arrived and checked the perimeter and did not locate any signs of forced entry. All doors and windows were found to be secure. It was determined that the alarm was set off in error.