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12/19/2016 - Peapack Gladstone Police Blotter - 12/12/16 - 12/18/16

Peapack and Gladstone Incidents- Week of 12/12/16-12/18/16

 Tuesday 12/13/16 3:11 PM - Police responded to a Gladstone residence for a report of a suspicious incident. The resident advised officers that he located multiple beer cans that had been left on his property. The homeowner felt that he the cans may have been left by juveniles from the area.

Tuesday 12/13/16 4:02 PM - Police reported that they responded to Jackson Avenue near Main Street for the smell of natural gas. Officers verified that there was an odor of gas in the area. PSE&G was notified and responded to address the issue.

Tuesday 12/13/16 4:53 PM - Police responded to a Peapack business for a report of vandalism to a vehicle. Once on location officers learned that on Monday 12/12, windshield wipers were snapped off of a vehicle in the parking lot. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Thursday 12/15/16 4:26 AM - Police responded to a Peapack residence for a medical alarm. Ofc. Dirk Sheasley gained access to the residence and located an elderly female who had fallen and was unable to get up. Officers assisted the female in getting up. She was not injured from the fall.

Thursday 12/15/16 11:31 AM - Police responded to a Peapack business for a report of a lost/stolen temporary license plate. The vehicle owner last saw the plate on her vehicle on 12/14/16.

Thursday 12/15/16 11:58 PM - Police reported that they stopped a vehicle on Rt. 206 at Pottersville Rd for a speeding violation. Ofc. Adam Caruso determined that the operator of the vehicle was intoxicated. The 44 year old Gladstone resident was arrested and processed for Driving While Intoxicated.

Friday 12/16/16 5:10 AM - Police responded to the Gladstone Train Station in an attempt to locate a female who had not returned home from the night before. A Califon resident contacted Police to advise that his wife had not returned home. The couple last spoke at 1:30 AM. The female told her husband that she needed a ride home as she was too tired to drive. Ofc. Adam Caruso located the female sleeping in her vehicle in the parking lot. She was advised to contact her husband to let him know she was alright.

Friday 12/16/16 7:31 AM - Police received a call advising that there was a hit-and-run motor vehicle crash on Holland Avenue just off of Main Street. The caller claimed the vehicle involved was white in color and drove off toward Rt. 206. Ofc. Anthony Damiano located a white Ford van on Rt. 206 near Old. Dutch Rd. The vehicle had damage to the passenger side and was leaking fluids. It was determined that this was the vehicle involved in the crash. The van struck a speed limit sign and a telephone pole. 26 year old of Bedminster was charged with multiple violations including Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Crash and Failure to Report a Motor Vehicle Crash.

Friday 12/16/16 11:51 AM - Police arrested 57 year old male of Plainfield for a traffic warrant out of Peapack and Gladstone. The male posted bail and was released.

Friday 12/16/16 7:08 PM - Police responded to the Gladstone Train Station for a report of juveniles in the yard. Police spoke with a NJ Transit conductor who told officers that there were three or four juveniles running through the yard which caused a safety concern. Police checked the area, but the juveniles were gone.

Friday 12/16/16 8:56 PM - Police reported a motor vehicle crash between a car and deer on Rt. 206 near Pfizer Way. The vehicle sustained moderate damage and was towed from the scene.

Saturday 12/17/16 7:48 AM - Police reported a one car motor vehicle crash on Mendham Rd. Snowy/Icy road conditions caused the vehicle to run off the roadway and strike a tree. The vehicle was towed from the scene with moderate damage. The drive was unharmed.

Sunday 12/18/16 5:24 PM - Police reported that they stopped a vehicle for speeding on Main Street. A check of the driver’s license showed that his privileges were currently suspended. A check of the driver’s license also yielded a warrant out of Belmar Boro. The Chester resident was arrested and processed for the warrant. He posted bail and was released.