Seaside Park police have released their weekly blotter, featuring a sampling of the calls to which they responded over the past week. The total number of calls for service handled by the department was 147.
The blotter appears below:
Arrest – Police were dispatched to speak with a caller who stated he was assaulted by his significant other. Police responded and spoke to the victim who advised police he was attacked by his girlfriend and had an injury as a result. Officers gathered all the information needed to generate a report and went to look for the defendant. Officers arrived at the residence, and she had already fled. Assault charges were written up and with assistance from another agency in the jurisdiction she fled to, and they were able to locate her and take her into custody. The subject was transported to Ocean County Jail where she was lodged.
Trespassing – Police were dispatched to the area of K St. and Boulevard for a report of a vehicle in a driveway with people in the vehicle that were not authorized to be there. Officers arrived and located the vehicle and made contact with the driver. Police advised the subject they were not authorized to be on this property. Police stood by and the driver left without incident.
Borough Ordinance Violation – Police responded to the area of N St. and the Bay for a borough ordinance violation alleging exterior lights on a house two blocks south are shining into their residence. Police spoke to the caller who wanted to document the incident. Officers went to speak to the homeowner of the home with the alleged bright lights on and no one was home to speak to the police. The caller was advised how to sign charges if they wished to do so. No further police action required.
First Aid – Police and Tri-Boro First Aid Squad responded to help a patient experiencing abdominal pain. Police and EMS arrived and began to assess the patient. They were transported to Community Medical Center for further treatment.
Community Policing – While on patrol, officers spotted a set of car keys at J St. and the Boulevard. Police recovered the keys for safekeeping and were later able to return them to their rightful owner.
Verbal Dispute – Police responded to the area of Stockton and Ocean Avenue for a verbal dispute between household members. Officers arrived and spoke to the caller who stated they were having a verbal argument with a household member who was intoxicated. Police spoke to all individuals involved and made sure everyone was alright. Officers were able to mediate the situation and the individuals involved were advised to stay separated for the remainder of the night.
Open Burn – Police and the Seaside Park Fire Company responded to the area N St. and Central Avenue for a report of an unattended open burn. Police responded and investigated, and the fire was being attended by a competent adult. The fire company arrived and advised the homeowner they must extinguish the fire due to the state currently having restrictions on open burns following the wildfire. The fire was put out without incident.