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Weekly Police Blotter – March 27th through April 3rd, 2020

Good morning! I hope this message finds you all doing well. Below is the police blotter. Have a great weekend! Please continue to do your part by practicing the governors guidelines on social distancing and limiting your travel for only essential needs. Be safe, take care of yourselves and each other.

3/27

Suspicious Vehicle- While on patrol in the area of 3rd Avenue an officer observed a male subject sleeping in his motor vehicle. The officer made contact with the subject to make sure they were ok. The driver was fine, and the officer advised him of the borough ordinance and was given a verbal warning.

Suspicious Person- A caller stated they thought someone was trying to climb into a window in the area of Lafayette and N. Ocean Avenue. Officers responded and spoke the person residing at the dwelling in question. He stated his friend came up to his window to speak to him and there was no issue. No further police action required.

Large Gathering- Police were dispatched to a large gathering of people in the area of Brighton Avenue. Officers arrived and observed a large gathering of people congregating in violation of the Governors order. The home owners were advised, and the group was dispersed safely. No further police action required.

3/28

Neighbor Dispute- Officers were dispatched to the area of K Street for a dispute between neighbors. Officers arrived and spoke to the parties involved. The officers were able to mediate the current situation. No further police action required.

3/29

Noise Complaint- Police were dispatched to investigate a noise complaint in the area of the Boulevard. Officers arrived and observed loud music from the location. Police made contact with the home owner and advised them of borough ordinances. They complied and turned the music down.

Drug Paraphernalia- A caller found an uncapped hypodermic needle by their residence in the area of Porter Avenue. Officers responded and located the needle. It was safely contained and disposed of. Officers checked the area for the caller in case there were any more, and no more were located.

Borough Ordinance Violation- Officers were dispatched to the area of Lake Avenue for three individuals fishing where no fishing was permitted. Officers arrived and make contact with the individuals who were all practicing social distancing. They were advised of borough ordinances and they vacated the area.

4/1

Noise Complaint- Police responded to the area of Porter Avenue for a noise complaint. Officers arrived and observed loud music. They spoke to the responsible parties and advised them of borough ordinances. They complied and turned the music down. No further police action required.