Peapack and Gladstone Incidents- Week of 10/24-10/30/16
Monday 10/24/16 5:09 PM - Police received a report from a juvenile stating he was approached by an individual in a clown costume. According the juvenile, the clown tied him to a sign post and searched his pockets for a cell phone. The juvenile claimed that he was cut loose by a passerby and was unharmed. Police were in the area at the time of the alleged incident and did not witness a clown.
Tuesday 10/25/16 12:58 AM - Police reported that they located an open door to a Borough owned shed on Apgar Ave. Cpl. Thomas Scanlon located the door while checking the property. The latch on the door appeared to have been broken off. It did not appear as though anything was missing from the shed.
Tuesday 10/25/16 6:48 PM - Police reported that they responded to a Main Street residence for a report of an “out of control” juvenile. The juvenile’s mother contacted Police and advised that her son had run away. When Police arrived the juvenile was outside of the residence. The juvenile claimed that he had a dispute with his mother over a missing item from the home. After speaking with the involved parties it was agreed that they could work out the issue.
Tuesday 10/25/16 7:25 PM - While on patrol, Police witnessed a juvenile in the Peapack Train Station hitting a street sign with a wrench. The juvenile was driven back to his home and turned over to his mother.
Tuesday 10/25/16 8:00 PM - Police reported that they responded to a Main Street address for the report of a juvenile “destroying his room.” Upon arriving Police witnessed the juvenile break a lamp. The entire room was in disarray. The juvenile was taken into custody and transported to RWJ-Somerset for evaluation.
Wednesday 10/26/16 6:50 AM - Police reported a two vehicle crash on Main Street and Holland Avenue. There was moderate damage to one of the vehicles. Summonses were issued to a 47 year old Gladstone man.
Wednesday 10/26/16 7:03 PM - Police along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid & Rescue Squad responded to a Gladstone residence for a report of a 62 year old female experiencing chest pains. The victim was transported by the PG Rescue Squad to Morristown Medical Center for further evaluation.
Friday 10/28/16 8:31 AM - Police responded to a Gladstone residence for a property damage report. The homeowner informed officers that someone had damaged the siding on his barn. A piece of the siding had been pried loose and broken off. There was no sign of the siding anywhere.
Saturday 10/29/16 11:21 PM - Police reported that they stopped a vehicle for a speeding violation on Rt. 206. Further investigation after the stop yielded marijuana cigarettes on the driver. The driver was arrested for being in possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana.
Sunday 10/30/16 6:04 PM - Police responded to Bedminster Twp to assist in searching for an elderly male who had wandered off. Using the thermal imaging camera, Cpl. Thomas Scanlon searched surrounding woods but was unable to locate the missing person. A short time later the male was found and returned home.