July 2, 2021 – Lavallette-Seaside Shorebeat
Seaside Park Police reported 302 service calls this week in their weekly police log released Friday morning. Here is a sample of the calls they provided:
Large Crowd – While on patrol in the Porter Avenue area and promenade officers observed a large crowd of around thirty people causing unrest and it looked like a fight could break out. Officers quickly intervened and arbitrated the situation and dispersed the crowd without incident.
Alarm – Police have been dispatched to the K Street area to activate an anti-theft alarm. Officers arrived and checked the perimeter of the residence and found no signs of tampering. All doors and windows were secured and it was determined that the alarm had been triggered in error.
DWI – Officers responded to a call regarding an erratic driver in the O Street area. Upon arrival, officers located the vehicle described by the appellant. The police carried out a motor vehicle check and contacted the driver. While speaking with the driver, officers observed the smell of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the driver. They continued their investigation and conducted field sobriety tests which determined the driver was operating his vehicle under the influence of alcohol. The driver was taken into custody for driving while intoxicated. The vehicle was towed away and the subject was dealt with at police headquarters where he was charged with several motor vehicle offenses.
Oral Dispute – Police have been dispatched over a verbal dispute in the Stockton and Boulevard area. Officers arrived and spoke to the man and woman involved. They were separated and officers asked what had happened. It was determined that this was simply a verbal argument between them and that no further police action was required. The situation was mediated by the officers at the scene.
Violation of the borough ordinance – During a patrol, officers observed a man in the area of rue G and the promenade urinating in public. The police contacted the subject and informed him of the offense, and he received a summons from the district for the offense.
Arrest – During a patrol in the Lafayette and Ocean area, officers observed a man sleeping in his vehicle in violation of the borough order. When the police contacted the subject, he did not comply. Subject was intoxicated, uncooperative and aggressive towards officers. The subject declined to provide any information and did not respond to any requests. While the subject was under arrest, he resisted and fought with the police and kicked one of the officers in the chest and spat on one of the faces of the police. other agent. The subject was transported and charged with several offenses, including summons to the district for breaches of the order, assaulting an officer with bodily fluids, aggravated assault on an officer, obstruction and resistance to arrest.
Domestic Violence – Police intervened in the O St. and Ocean Avenue area for a report of domestic violence between household members. The two male subjects involved were roommates and during a verbal altercation one of them bit his chest twice, breaking the skin and causing injuries, as well as other bruises. The man who caused the injury was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters where he was charged and held in the Ocean County Jail. The victim was treated on the spot by the Tri-Boro first aid brigade.
First Aid – Police and the Tri-Boro first aid squad were dispatched to assist a victim who had lost consciousness. Officers and EMS assessed and started treating the victim at the scene. They were taken to the community medical center for further treatment.
Theft – Police have been dispatched to the 2nd Avenue and Downtown area for a theft report. A liquor delivery truck was making a delivery and a group of young women pulled a crate of liquor from the truck and headed east on 2nd Avenue. Officers checked the area and could not locate any subjects. But the remains of the liquor crate were halfway down the block and more than half of its contents were missing. Officers will attempt to obtain surveillance footage of the incident from nearby businesses. This matter is still under investigation.