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1/30/2017 - Peapack Gladstone Police Blotter - 1/23/17 - 1/29/17

Peapack and Gladstone Incidents- Week of 1/23/17-1/29/17

Monday 1/23/17 9:00 AM - Officers responded to Matheny Medical and Educational Center for a report of a tree on a vehicle. The vehicle was parked and unoccupied. The tree fell due to high wind conditions. There was moderate damage to the vehicle.

Monday 1/23/17 12:18 PM - Police reported that they responded to the area of Main Street near Holland Avenue for a report of a tree which had fallen on a vehicle. The vehicle was heading northbound on Main when a tree fell onto the roof of the car. It was determined that the tree came down to high winds. There were no injuries. The vehicle sustained moderate damage to the roof and windows.

Monday 1/23/17 4:30 PM - A Peapack business owner came to Police Headquarters to report criminal mischief to a sign. The business owner provided surveillance footage of two males digging up a DO NOT ENTER sign which was posted on a shared driveway between his business and an adjacent business. Det. Paul Morris was able to identify one of the males who removed the sign. Subsequently, officers arrested a 48 year old male for committing Criminal Mischief to a Sign. He was processed and released.

Tuesday 1/24/17 5:04 PM - A Gladstone resident reported that she received a summons for an EZ-Pass violation. The summons was issued to a license plate that was on a vehicle that the female returned to the dealer seven months prior. The resident was advised to verify that the plate had been turned in to the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission.

Wednesday 1/25/17 2:17 PM - Police received a report from a Gladstone business of harassing phone calls. A representative of the business came in and wanted to make record of the fact that a former client has left over 70 messages over a two year span. The former client received a cease and desist letter but has continued to make calls since then.

Wednesday 1/25/17 5:53 PM - Police assisted a motorist whose vehicle became disabled on Rt. 206 near Pottersville Rd when it ran out of gas. Cpl. Tom Scanlon transported the 55 year old Mt. Arlington man to a local gas station at his request. Once the vehicle was refueled, the vehicle started and the driver continued on his way.

Wednesday 1/25/17 8:27 PM - Police located a man walking on Rt. 206. When officers spoke with him they were told that the male was attempting to walk to the Delaware Water Gap. The man was given a courtesy ride to Chester where police provided him with a meal.

Wednesday 1/25/17 8:28 PM - Police were dispatched to a Peapack residence for a report of a domestic. The female caller stated that she and her husband were intoxicated and are having on-going problems. Police determined that there was no violence of any nature. Shortly after the female party stated she was having an anxiety attack and requested she be transported to the hospital. Police notified Communications who dispatched the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad. The female was transported to RJWB-Somerset Hospital by the PG First Aid Squad.

Thursday 1/26/17 1:20 AM - Police, along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad, responded to a Gladstone residence for a report of a disoriented female. The male caller stated that the female was on the floor of the bathroom, awake, but not responding to verbal commands. Police arrived and provided first aid until the arrival of the PG First Aid Squad. The PG First Aid Squad transported the victim to RWJB- Somerset for further evaluation.

Thursday 1/26/17 9:49 AM - Police were called to a Main Street residence for a complaint of a possible juvenile ringing a doorbell to the residence and running away. According to the resident this has happened a few times over the past couple of weeks. She told officers that the incidents occur at around 7:30-7:45 AM.

Thursday 1/26/17 11:35 AM - Police reported that they received a fraud/bad check report from Peapack-Gladstone Bank. Bank administration informed police that on 1/17/17 a female cashed a fraudulent check in the amount of $2500.00. It was later discovered that this type of incident occurred at multiple banks throughout the area. The investigation is on-going.

Thursday 1/26/17 7:47 PM - Police responded to a Peapack residence for a report of a suspicious incident/person. The resident informed officers that a white male came to her door earlier in the day and asked to pick up his daughter. The resident told the man that he was not at the right residence. The male then left. He was described as having a long white beard, baseball cap, black jacket, and drove an older model car.

Friday 1/27/16 5:21 PM - A Gladstone resident came to Police Headquarters seeking a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) against an ex-boyfriend. The female told officers that a few hours earlier she saw her ex-boyfriend in a parking lot at a business in Netcong, NJ. She claimed he approached her and banged on the window demanding that she roll the window down and speak with him. The female victim also described multiple occasions in which her ex-boyfriend would come to her residence and knock on her door. Officers assisted the victim with seeking a TRO, which was granted.

Saturday 1/28/17 5:54 PM - Police arrested a 24 year old female of Peapack for an outstanding warrant out of Long Hill Township Municipal Court. Along with the warrant, she was also operating her vehicle with suspended driving privileges. The female was transported to Police Headquarters in Peapack where she paid the bail, was processed, and released. She received a summons for Driving While Suspended.

Saturday 1/28/17 11:59 PM - Police reported that they were called to a Peapack residence for a burglary/theft. Officers responded and discovered that there was forced entry to the home and several rooms had been ransacked. The burglary occurred between 1:30 PM and midnight. Multiple pieces of jewelry as well as other items were reportedly taken. Evidentiary items were discovered and police are further investigating. Anyone with any information are asked to contact the Peapack and Gladstone Police Department at 908-234-0626.