Seaside Park police have released their weekly blotter, containing a sampling of calls to which the department responded over the past week. The total number of calls handled by the department has been 87.
Police also wished to remind residents that a Neighborhood Watch meeting is will be held Feb. 12, 2024 at 7 p.m. in the council chambers above police headquarters.
The blotter appears below:
First Aid – Police and Tri-Boro First Aid Squad responded to assist a victim who was experiencing chest pain. Officers and EMS arrived and began to assess the patient at the scene. They were later transported to Community Medical Center for further treatment.
Dispute – Police received a complaint at headquarters from a caller who stated they received a threatening phone call from a tenant following an interaction they had earlier in the day. Officers spoke to the caller and gathered the information needed to generate a report. Police explained the process to sign complaints if the caller wished to do so. No further police action was required.
Community Policing – Police were dispatched to the area of L St. and the Boulevard for a caller who stated they may have a water leak in their residence and asked if we could investigate. Officers spoke to the caller who stated he believed he heard running water in the downstairs unit. Officers checked the premises and did not observe any signs that there was any active water leak. The homeowner was advised of our findings.
First Aid – Police and Tri-Boro First Aid squad responded to the area of Stockton and Central for a report of a patient who was possibly having a seizure. Police and EMS arrived and assessed the patient at the scene. While the subject was in the ambulance, she became aggressive and exited the ambulance acting in a violent and disorderly manner. Police returned and separated the parties involved. The subject refused any other medical attention. All parties were advised of complaint procedures following this interaction.
Fraud – Police responded to the area of Porter and Central Avenue for a report of fraud on their bank account and wanted to file a police report. Officers arrived and spoke to the caller who reported that overnight there had been a large sum of fraudulent charges that were made on their checking account. Officers at the scene gathered the information needed to generate a report. The caller was advised to follow up with their bank and follow their protocols to file with their investigative unit, and to continue to monitor their account for any other fraudulent activity.
Criminal Mischief – Police were dispatched to the area of 3rd and Central for a report of damage to an exterior door to the residence. Officers arrived and spoke to the caller who showed police the damaged storm door. Police gathered the information needed to generate a report. The rest of the property was checked with no other damage and no signs of forced entry. No further police action required.
Borough Ordinance Violation – While on patrol in the area of Lake Ave. and N St. Police observed a parked motor vehicle with occupants in the back seat. Officers made contact with the male and female who were engaged in consensual relations. The subjects were advised to get dressed, and both were issued a borough summons for the violation.