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12/7/2016 - Peapack Gladstone Police Blotter - 11/28/16 - 12/4/16

Peapack and Gladstone Incidents- Week of 11/28-12/4/16

Wednesday 11/30/16 11:49 AM - Police along with the Peapack-Gladstone Fire Department responded to Main Street near Liberty Park for a report of a transformer fire. Upon Police arrival it determined that there was no active fire. The PG Fire Department verified that they could not take any action. JCP&L was notified and responded to address the transformer.

Thursday 12/1/16 10:53 AM - Police along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid & Rescue Squad responded to a Main Street address in Peapack for a report of a juvenile with difficulty breathing. Police arrived to find that the juvenile did not appear to have any trouble breathing. The juvenile had apparently fallen on a toy in his abdominal area. The Peapack-Gladstone First Aid & Rescue Squad arrived to evaluate. The child’s mother refused any further medical assistance at that time.

Friday 12/2/16 7:29 AM - Police responded to the area of Rt. 206 and Holland Avenue for a report of a smell of natural gas. Far Hills-Bedminster Fire Department had been dispatched to a similar radio call on Rt. 206 near Old Dutch Road. Det. Owen Duff checked the area, but did not smell the odor. Far-Hills Bedminster Fire continued to check for the source of the odor.

Friday 12/2/16 7:29 AM - Police along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid & Rescue Squad responded to a Gladstone residence for a report of a female having a cardiac emergency. Officers met with the victim who was conscious and alert. She complained of feeling dizzy and nauseous. Police monitored vitals until the arrival of the PG First Aid Squad. The patient was transported to Morristown Medical Center for further evaluation.

Friday 12/2/16 7:29 AM - Police reported a 1 car motor vehicle crash on Mendham Road near Overlook Avenue. A vehicle, heading northbound on Mendham Road, struck a deer that ran into the roadway. There was moderate damage to the vehicle.

Saturday 12/3/16 10:04 AM - Police assisted Far Hills Police Department with a road closer at Campbell Road and Lake Road for a tree down blocking Lake Road.

Saturday 12/3/16 12:16 PM - Police reported that they responded to a motor vehicle crash at a Peapack residence. The crash occurred in the driveway on a residence. The crash was minor in nature. No summonses were issued.

Saturday 12/3/16 2:03 PM - Police reported that they responded to a two car motor vehicle crash on Rt. 206 near Pottersville Road. The rear-end crash caused moderate damage to both vehicles. There were two reported injuries. One summons was issued for Careless Driving.

Saturday 12/3/16 10:31 PM - Police reported that they responded to Branch Road for a report of trees down on top of power lines. Upon arriving, Police discovered that the road was completely impassable as the trees had fallen and pulled power lines along with the utility pole. Branch Road was closed with assistance from the Peapack-Gladstone DPW. JCP&L arrived a short time later and shut down power to the area. The power was returned on Sunday after trees were removed and a pole was erected.

Sunday 12/4/16 10:20 AM - Police along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid & Rescue Squad responded to a Gladstone residence for a report of an elderly male who had fainted. Police arrived to find the victim being tended to by family members. Det. Paul Morris assumed patient care until the arrival of the PG First Aid Squad. The patient was transported to Morristown Medical Center for further evaluation.

Sunday 12/4/16 5:19 PM - Police responded to Main Street near Pottersville Rd for a report of a horse-drawn carriage being operated without and lights. Police spoke with the operator of the carriage and informed her that she needed to have some lighting on the carriage. Cpl. Owen Duff provided the operator with an emergency warning light so she could operate the carriage and return it to a safe location.

Sunday 12/4/16 5:45 PM - Police responded to a Gladstone address for an animal complaint. Police spoke with the caller who explained that an unidentified dog came onto her property and attacked her dog. The other dog was no longer on location, nor could it be located. The caller’s dog suffered minor injury.