Mayor & Council Blog

11/7/2016 - Peapack Gladstone Police Blotter - 10/31/16 - 11/6/16

Peapack and Gladstone Incidents- Week of 10/31-11/6/16

Monday 10/31/16 7:52 AM - Police, Peapack-Gladstone Fire, and Peapack-Gladstone First Aid responded to a residence on Hillcrest Avenue for a report of a smell of natural gas. It was determined that the smell was coming from a leak from a propane cylinder. Members of the PG Fire Department shut the leak off.

Monday 10/31/16 1:00 PM - Police reported that they stopped a vehicle for a motor vehicle violation on Rt. 206. Ofc. Anthony Damiano proceeded to question the operator of the vehicle as he failed to produce a driver’s license. Further investigation determined that the driver of the vehicle provided false information. The 33 year old male, from Somerville was placed under arrested for Hindering Apprehension. He also had a warrant for his arrest out of Somerville Municipal Court. The male was lodged at the Somerset County Jail.

Tuesday 11/1/16 3:45 AM - Police reported a one car motor vehicle crash on Rt. 206 at Holland Road. The vehicle, heading northbound, struck a deer. There was moderate damage to the vehicle.

Wednesday 11/2/16 9:19 AM - Police responded to a two car motor vehicle crash with injury on Willow Avenue. The vehicle collided head-on which lead to moderate damage to both vehicles. One of the drivers complained of leg pain and was transported to Morristown Medical Center for evaluation. Both vehicles were towed from the scene, no summonses were issued.

Wednesday 11/2/16 5:18 PM - Police along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid & Rescue Squad responded to a Peapack residence for a report of a 5 year old having a seizure. The child’s parent refused medical treatment and advised informed PG First Aid she would take the juvenile to a doctor.

Wednesday 11/2/16 7:31 PM - Police responded to the Gladstone Train Station for a report of a found bag. The bag appeared to have been left on a train by a passenger. The Short Hills resident who owned the bag came to Police HQ a short time later to retrieve it.

Thursday 11/3/16 9:23 AM - Police responded to Pfizer, Inc. for a report of an injured deer. Upon arriving it was determined that the deer had died. Pfizer security made arrangements to have it removed.

Thursday 11/3/16 5:09 PM - Police along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid & Rescue Squad responded to a Peapack residence for a report of an 11 month old choking. Upon Police arrival, the child was conscious, alert, and breathing on her own. The child’s mother found a piece of leaf in her mouth a short time earlier. After evaluation by the PG First Aid Squad, the child’s mother refused further medical attention.

Friday 11/4/16 9:24 AM - Police responded to Matheny Medical and Educational Center for a report of an unwanted person. It was reported that a former employee showed up at Matheny and was informed he was not permitted on the grounds. The individual was lead outside by Matheny Administration and agreed to leave.

Friday 11/4/16 6:14 PM - Police reported a one car motor vehicle crash on Rt. 206 near Pottersville Rd. The vehicle, heading southbound, struck a deer which entered the roadway. There was moderate damage to the vehicle and it had to be towed from the scene.

Saturday 11/5/16 9:30 PM - Police reported that they stopped a vehicle on Rt. 206 for an equipment violation. Upon further investigation, Det. Paul Morris located two warrants for the operator of the vehicle. A 43 year old male, from Highland Park was arrested for Contempt of Court. He was also issued a summons for Driving While Suspended. The male was turned over the New Brunswick PD for an $1100.00 warrant.

Sunday 11/6/16 8:19 AM - Police reported a one car motor vehicle crash on Rt. 206 in the area of Pottersville Rd. The vehicle, heading southbound, struck a deer which entered the roadway. There was moderate damage to the vehicle and it had to be towed from the scene.