Seaside Park police have released their weekly blotter, featuring a sampling of calls to which offices responded over the past week. The total number of calls serviced by the department was 320.
The blotter appears below:
Arrest – While on patrol in the area of G St. and Central, officers were flagged down by a female who was involved in an altercation with a female friend in the street. Officers arrived and spoke to the parties involved to investigate the situation. After speaking to those involved one female was placed under arrest. The defendant had gotten into a physical altercation with her friend, given a fake name to police during the investigation, and trespassed into a home in which she did not have permission to be in. She was placed under arrest and transported to headquarters where she was processed and charged and turned over to a neighboring jurisdiction where she was wanted out of for an outstanding warrant.
First Aid – Police and Tri-Boro First Aid Squad responded to a patient experiencing hip pain. Officers and EMS arrived and began to assess the patient at the scene. The subject was transported to Community Medical Center for further treatment.
Well Being Check – Police were dispatched to the area of 9th and Barnegat to conduct a well being check. The caller stated they believed their friend may have been in trouble and possibly being scammed by someone in their life. Police gathered all the information needed from the caller and went and spoke to the subject regarding this situation. Officers determined that everything was fine the subject stated confidently they did not need any assistance. No further police action required. The caller was advised of our findings.
Community Policing – While on patrol in the area of 8th and Bayview Avenue, officers observed a vehicle with the rear hatch open. They checked the exterior of the vehicle and did not observe any signs of forced entry or damage. Nothing on the inside appeared to be disturbed. Police attempted to make contact with an owner but were unable to. The hatch was closed, and vehicle was secured.
Borough Ordinance Violation – While on patrol in the area of Island Ave. and Ocean Ave., officers observed a group bicycling and kicking over the pedestrian crossing signs along the roadway. Police issued a verbal warning and sent them on their way. Minutes later a male from the same group was observed kicking the pedestrian signs down and police initiated another stop, and the subject was issued a borough summons for public nuisance.
Alarm – Police were dispatched for a burglar alarm activation in the area of 2nd and Central Ave. for a burglar alarm activation. Officers arrived and checked the exterior of the building, and no signs of forced entry were observed. All doors and windows were found to be secured. It was determined that the alarm was set off in error.
Arrest – Police responded to the area of Decatur and Central for a report of a disturbance inside a residence between household members. Officers arrived and separated the parties involved and began to investigate what occurred. After speaking to both parties, it was determined that one female had assaulted the other during the altercation. The victim was checked out by EMS but did not want any further medical attention. The female actor was placed under arrest and was transported to police headquarters where she was charged with simple assault.
Suspicious Vehicle – While on patrol in the area of municipal lot two, police observed an occupied vehicle with the alarm going off. Officers spoke to the occupant of the vehicle who was waiting for the driver to return. While speaking with the female subject she was in possession of an open alcohol container. Police advised the subject of infraction, and a borough summons was issued to her for the violation.
Officer Request – Police were dispatched to assist a caller in the area of O St. and Central who stated their door was unlocked when they returned home and were certain it was locked when they had left the residence. Officers arrived and checked the residence and did not see any signs of forced entry and checked the interior to make sure no unauthorized people were inside and the house was found to be empty and safe. The caller went in and advised police that nothing had been disturbed and nothing was missing.