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Weekly Police Blotter – August 7th through August 14th, 2020

 

 

Good morning I hope this message finds you all doing well. Below is the police blotter. Please continue to social distance and wear your mask where applicable. Have a wonderful weekend.

 

8/7

Disturbance- Police were dispatched to the area of O St. Beach for a disturbance. Officers arrived and located the individuals. All parties were separated and officers were able to mediate the situation. The individuals involved agreed to remain peaceful for the rest of the evening.

 

8/8

Arrest- Officers were dispatched to a domestic violence incident in the area of the Boulevard. Police arrived and spoke to the individuals involved. After further investigation it was determined that an assault had taken place during the verbal argument between household members. One male subject was placed under arrest for assault and was processed at police headquarters.

 

8/9

Alarm- Police responded to a burglar alarm activation in the area of SE Central Avenue. Officers arrived and checked the perimeter of the building. Everything was secure with no signs of forced entry. The alarm was set off in error.

 

Borough Ordinance Violation- Police were dispatched to a subject urinating in public at the Brighton Ave. beach ramp. Officers arrived and located the subject urinating in public. The violator was issued a summons for the infraction.

 

8/10

Open Container- While on patrol officers observed two subjects in the area if 12th and Central with open containers of alcohol. Police made contact with the subjects and advised them of the ordinance and both subjects were issued a summons for the violation.

 

First Aid- Police were dispatched to the area of 9th Avenue beach for a victim suffering from heat exhaustion. Police and Tri-Boro First Aid Squad arrived and assessed the patient. The victim was transported to Community Medical Center for further treatment.

 

Carbon Monoxide Alarm- Police and the Seaside Park Volunteer Fire Department responded to the area of Berkeley Lane for a carbon monoxide alarm activation. Officers ensured any residents were out in the fresh air, and the fire department checked the residence utilizing their equipment for any traces of carbon monoxide. It was determined the alarm went off in error and the residence was found to be safe.

 

8/11

Arrest- While on patrol in the area of N Street Officers observed a marijuana plant on the porch of a residence. Police made contact with the home owner and both two residents were charged with possession of marijuana. The plant was seized and placed into evidence. The subjects were charged and released.

 

Arrest- While conducting a motor vehicle stop officers observed the driver to be in possession of multiple open alcohol containers in the vehicle without being of age to possess alcohol. Also while conducting their investigation officers observed on the back seat a black handgun which was an airsoft gun. The weapon was a Glock 9mm replica. The driver was charged with possession of a handgun, underage possession of alcohol in a motor vehicle as well as other motor vehicle infractions.

 

Bike Theft- Police were dispatched to the area of Stockton and the Boardwalk for a bike theft. The unlocked bicycle was stolen from the bike rack when the owner went up to the beach. Later the same night a boardwalk employee that recognized the stolen bike and called police. Police responded and recovered the bicycle and apprehended the suspect.

 

Property Damage- Police responded to the area of Farragut and Boardwalk for a report of property damage to the restrooms. The caller stated a group of three females were attempted to get into the restrooms that were closed. The caller stated they damaged the fencing and lattice as well as the bathroom door handle. When they were told they could not use the bathrooms one of them urinated on the boardwalk. The suspects were gone upon arrival of police. The owner stated they would get video footage of the incident. This matter is still under investigation.

 

8/12

Suspicious Vehicle- Police were called to the area of Lafayette and Ocean Ave. for a suspicious vehicle. Officers arrived and observed a male sleeping on the sidewalk next to his vehicle. Officers woke up the subject and made sure he was ok. The subject did not require any medical care. He stated he had too much to drink and did not want to operate his vehicle. He was advised of borough ordinances and found other means to get home.

 

Fire- Police and the Seaside Park Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched to the area of 14th Avenue for a possible structure fire. Police arrived and observed heavy smoke coming from the attic. The fire department controlled the fire and JCP&L responded and fixed an electrical wire which caused the issue.