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Seaside Park Police Blotter: Pedestrian Hit-and-Run, Teen ‘Goes Bananas,’ Stabbing Solved

A Seaside Park police vehicle. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

A Seaside Park police vehicle. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Seaside Park police have released their weekly blotter. The blotter contains a sampling of calls to which the department responded over the last week. The total number of calls for service was 227. Also, police announced there will be a Neighborhood Watch meeting on Monday June 12, 2023, in council chambers at 7 p.m.

The blotter appears below:


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First Aid – Police and Tri-Boro First Aid Squad responded to assist a victim who was intoxicated and was unresponsive. Police and EMS arrived and began to assess the patient who was laying on the ground and unable to stand on their own. The subject was taken to Community Medical Center for treatment.

Community Policing – While on patrol in the area of North Ave. and Ocean Officers observed a vehicle with one of its doors open. Officers checked the vehicle, and no signs of forced entry were observed and nothing on the inside appeared to be disturbed. Police were able to secure the vehicle.

Accident – Police responded to the area of 14th and Central for a report of a motor vehicle that struck a pedestrian and left the scene of the accident. Officers arrived and spoke to the victim that stated a black sedan hit him and left the area. The victim did not get knocked down, but the vehicle did strike him, and he braced himself on the hood of the vehicle.  The victim had a complaint of pain but did not want any further medical treatment. The victim was able to provide police with a license plate. Officers followed up with the driver and got their statement. The driver was issued motor vehicle summonses for failing to report and leaving the scene of an accident.

Theft – Police responded to the area of Porter and the Boardwalk where it was reported that a juvenile male ran up and stole a bunch of bananas from one of the businesses. Police checked the area and no one matching the description was located. Officers took all the information needed to generate a report for the incident.


Criminal Mischief – Police responded to the area 3rd and Central for a caller who stated that someone poured an adhesive on their front door. Officers arrived and spoke to the caller who advised them of the vandalism. The caller just wanted us to be aware of it as he had already begun to clean it up and there was no significant damage. No further police action required.


Stabbing – Police were dispatched to the area of Lafayette and Ocean Avenue for a report of an unconscious male laying on the ground. Officers arrived and located the victim who was unresponsive. The victim was found to have multiple stab wounds and was airlifted to Jersey Shore Trauma Center for treatment. With assistance from the Ocean County Prosecutors Office Major Crimes Unit the subject was apprehended. The defendant was charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon with an unlawful purpose. He was transported and lodged in the Ocean County Jail.

Well Being Check – Police received a call from a subject who was trying to make contact with a loved one that they have not heard from for an extended period of time. Police began to check the residence as well as called the subject’s phone. Police were able to locate the subject and spoke to them and it was determined they were fine. They were advised to call their loved one back at their convenience.


Overdose – Police were dispatched to the area of K St. and Ocean for a female who was overdosing. Officers arrived and located the subject who was unresponsive. Two doses of Narcan were administered and the subject became alert and conscious after a few minutes. The subject declined any medical attention. No further police action required.

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