Departments & Offices


Weekly Police Blotter – May 22nd through May 29th, 2020

Good Morning! I hope this message finds you all doing well. Below is the police blotter. The Governor’s executive order is still in place. Please continue to follow the guidelines, and practice social distancing. Have a wonderful weekend!


Borough Ordinance Violations- A caller reported multiple vehicles with occupants sleeping inside in the area of Porter Avenue. Officers responded and observed multiple vehicles surrounded by litter and occupied with ten occupants. The officers made contact with the individuals. They were advised of the ordinance violations including loitering, littering, and open alcohol containers. It was also determined one of the female occupants had marijuana in her possession which she was charged for. Multiple borough summonses were issued to the offenders for their infractions.

Borough Ordinance Violations- Officers received a call regarding some suspicious males in the area of M Street and Central Avenues. Officers responded and located two males one of which was urinating in public. The other male was using profane language in front of bystanders and he was issued a summons for public nuisance.

Community Policing- While on patrol officers observed a vehicle with a door open. They checked on the vehicle and there were no signs of forced entry. It appeared the door was left open in error. The owner was not able to be located. Officers secured the door to the vehicle.


Verbal Dispute- Police responded to a verbal dispute in the area of NE Central Avenue. Police spoke with both parties involved regarding the incident between household members. Police were able to mediate the argument at this time and advised the individuals involved on how to proceed with formal complaints if they wished to move forward. No further police action required.

Alarm- A burglar alarm activation occurred in the area of S. Bayview Avenue. Police responded and checked the area and saw no signs of forced entry. An authorized person was on the property and it was determined the alarm was set off in error.

Borough Ordinance Violation- police were dispatched to a suspicious motor vehicle in the area of Farragut Avenue for a possible lewd act. Upon arrival officers made contact with the occupants and one of the females was issued a borough summons for disrobing in public.


Theft- A caller reported two packages were stolen from his porch on Decatur Avenue. Police responded and took the information for the report. Officers will be checking with neighbors, and this matter is still under investigation.


Suspicious Vehicle- Officers were dispatched to a suspicious vehicle in the area of Decatur Avenue. Officers responded and located the occupied vehicle with two males loitering. Officers observed the odor of marijuana in the vehicle. The subjects were charged with the borough ordinance violations as well as possessing marijuana.

Arrest- Officers responded to a disturbance in the area of O Street and North Ocean Avenue. Police arrived and mediated the disturbance. One male was found to have marijuana and drug paraphernalia in his possession. He was charged for those offenses.


Fire Alarm- Police were called to the area of O Street for a smoke alarm as well as the smell of smoke at a residence. Police arrived and heard the audible alarm and could see smoke filling inside the residence. Officers observed an unresponsive male on the couch with something burning on the stove. Officers made entry, got the male to safety, and turned the stove off. The male was checked out by first aid but did not wish for any medical treatment. The Seaside Park Fire Company made sure the house was clear.