Seaside Park police have released their weekly blotter, representing a number of calls to which the department responded over the last week. In all, the department handled 179 calls for service.
Police also wished to remind residents that a Neighborhood Watch meeting will be held in the council chambers (above the police station) Monday night, June 12, 2023 at 7 p.m.
The blotter appears below:
Disturbance – Police were dispatched to the area of the ocean block of I St. for a report of a disturbance between a group of people out in the street. Officers arrived and the altercation had already concluded. Police spoke to the caller who stated a group of five people came over to purposely argue with others located at their residence and then left, going back to a residence at J and Boulevard. Police gathered all the information needed to generate a report. Officers also followed up with the subjects at the J Street residence and got their side of the story. It was determined that it was just a verbal altercation, and all parties were involved were advised of complaint procedures.
Well Being Check – Police responded to a residence in the area of 13th and Ocean to conduct a well being check. The caller stated they could not get in touch with their friend and wanted the police department to see if we could locate them and make sure they’re ok. Officers arrived and checked the residence and were able to locate the subject. Police spoke to him and everything was fine. The subject was advised to contact his friend. No further police action required.
Fire Alarm – Police and the Seaside Park Volunteer Fire Company responded to a fire alarm activation in the area of I St. and Ocean. Officers and the fire company arrived and did not observe and smoke or active fire. The fire company did a sweep of the house with their equipment and did not locate any danger. After further investigation it was determined there were several faulty smoke detectors and the residence was deemed safe.
Keep the Peace – Police responded to the area of Decatur and Ocean to keep the peace while guests were being asked to leave the property as per the management. Officers arrived and spoke to all parties involved and stood by while the guests of the motel removed their belongings and mediated the situation while those involved were trying to come to an agreement. The subjects left peacefully with the assistance of police.
Disturbance – Police were dispatched to the area of Porter and Ocean for a report of a male and female arguing. Officers arrived and located the parties involved and began to investigate the situation. Both subjects were intoxicated and actively arguing and causing a disturbance. Police were able to mediate the situation and separate the couple for the remainder of the night and made sure the female got a safe ride home. No further police action required.
First Aid – Police and Tri-Boro First Aid Squad responded to take care of a patient who was not feeling well, experiencing general weakness. Officers and EMS arrived and began to assess the patient at the scene. They were later transported to Community Medical Center for further treatment.
Borough Ordinance Violation – Police were dispatched to the area of the bay block of O Street for a subject sleeping in a motor vehicle. Police arrived and located the vehicle and made contact with the occupant. Officers advised the subject of the ordinance, and he was issued a borough summons for the infraction.
Alarm – Police responded to the area of Decatur and Ocean for a burglar alarm activation. Officers arrived and checked the perimeter and did not locate and signs of forced entry. All doors and windows were found to be secure, and it was determined the alarm was set off in error.
Theft – Police responded to the area of I St. and Central to take a theft report. The caller stated that a group of young males walked by and stole a flag from the exterior of their building. Officers gathered all the information needed to generate a report. The caller provided us with a copy of the surveillance footage. The area was checked, and the group was already gone upon police arrival. This matter is still under investigation.
Animal – Police were called to the area of 2nd and S. Bayview Avenue for a report of an injured seagull. Officers arrived and located the bird and were able to safely take the seagull and place it in our animal pen so animal control can retrieve it.