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Seaside Park Police Blotter: Drunk Driving Prevented, Missing Kid Reunited, Family Drama

Seaside Park police vehicle. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Seaside Park police vehicle. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Seaside Park police have published their weekly blotter. The blotter includes a sampling of calls to which the department responded over the last week. In total, Seaside Park police handled 273 calls for service.

The blotter appears below:


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Disturbance – While on patrol, officers were flagged down in the area of Stockton and Ocean avenues for a disturbance between a group of females. Offices intervened and broke up the altercation. Police separated all the individuals and investigated what was going on. One of the females was intoxicated and was attempting to drive home and an acquaintance stepped in and would not permit her to do that. Police mediated the situation, and they were all separated for the night, and everyone got a safe ride home.

Community Policing – Police responded to the area of 8th and Central Avenue for a report of a motorist that locked their keys in their vehicle. Officers arrived and utilized their lockout equipment and were able to unlock the vehicle and retrieve the keys for the owner.


First Aid – Police and Tri-Boro First Aid Squad responded to assist a patient who was experiencing shortness of breath. Officers and EMS arrived and began to assess the victim at the scene. They were later transported to Community Medical Center for further treatment.

Missing Person – Police were called to the area of Stockton and the Boardwalk for a report of a missing child who got separated from their parent. Officers responded and gathered all the information needed and got the description of the child out to all the patrols. Police units checked the area and were able to locate the child and safely reunited them with their parent.

Arrest – While conducting a motor vehicle stop in the area of C St. and Central Ave. Officers believed that the female driver was driving under the influence of alcohol. Officers conducted field sobriety tests and determined that the driver was indeed under the influence of alcohol. The female was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters where she was processed and charged with driving while intoxicated as well as other motor vehicle offenses.


Alarm – Police responded to the area of Farragut 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.


Carbon Monoxide Alarm – Police and the Seaside Park Volunteer Fire Company responded to the area of 5th and Central Avenue for a carbon monoxide alarm activation. Officers arrived and made sure all the occupants were outside in the fresh air. The fire department arrived and checked the interior of the residence with their equipment to ensure the home was safe. The fire department deemed the residence was safe and the occupants were able to return to their residence.

Disturbance – Police were dispatched to the ocean block of North Avenue for a disturbance between family members. Officers arrived and separated the individuals actively arguing. Police were able to mediate the situation and the group that was not on the lease was asked to leave the property and police stood by while they gathered their belongings and left the residence without incident.

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