Peapack and Gladstone Incidents- Week of 12/19-12/25/16
Monday 12/19/16 9:48 AM - A Gladstone resident came to Police Headquarters to report a violation of a judicial order. Police verified that the order was indeed violated and followed up by charging a 49 year old male of Lebanon, NJ with Contempt.
Monday 12/19/16 4:13 PM - Police responded to a Peapack residence along with the Peapack-Gladstone Fire Department for a report of a smoke condition inside the residence. The cause of the smoke was determined to be from a fire in the fireplace. The homeowner was advised to have the chimney cleaned right away.
Monday 12/19/16 7:13 PM - Police responded to the area of Old Chester Rd for a report of solicitors. Police searched the area, but were unable to locate anyone.
Monday 12/19/16 11:38 PM - While conducting a security check at the Gladstone Train Station, Police located a female in need of assistance. The 19 year old got off at the wrong train station and was not sure how to get back to the Mountainside Station in South Orange. Cpl. Thomas Scanlon spoke with Transit workers who advised him that the next train, which would take her to Mountainside Station, would be leaving in a few minutes. The female boarded the train and left for her destination.
Wednesday 12/21/16 9:58 AM - Police responded to a Peapack business for a report of stolen money. The victim stated that she had $200 taken from her purse in her office on Tuesday 12/20/16. No one was seen entering or exiting the victim’s office.
Thursday 12/22/16 1:05 AM - Police reported that they stopped a vehicle on Rt. 206 near Pottersville Rd for failing to maintain its lane. Ofc. Adam Caruso spoke with the operator, a 60 year old female of Asbury Park. She claimed she was trying to get to Asbury Park, but was lost. After failing road-side sobriety tests, the female was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. She was transported to Police Headquarters where she was processed and released to a third party.
Friday 12/24/16 9:14 PM - Police responded to a Main Street address in Peapack for a report of a physical fight between a husband and wife. The female caller stated that both she and her husband were intoxicated and were having a fight. Patrol arrived, along with Far Hills Police, to find one of the alleged parties outside with the couple’s son. Officers were advised that there was no fight and that the female was upstairs in the bedroom intoxicated. One of the officers located the female in the bedroom with the family dog. As police began to speak with the female, the dog became aggressive and bit one of the officers. Seconds later, the dog bit a second officer. After investigating the incident it was determined that there was no fight between the couple at all. Both parties agreed to stay separated at the residence for the night. The two officers that were bitten were checked by the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad and then by medical staff at RWJUH-Somerset and released with minor injuries.