Peapack and Gladstone Incidents- Week of 2/20/17-2/26/17
Monday 2/27/17 2:22 PM - Police responded to a Peapack residence for a welfare check. At the request of the homeowner, officers went to the home to speak with a relative of the owner and determine her physical/mental status. According to the homeowner, the residence has been under repair for quite some time. A relative remained in the home without electric or use of appliances for a period of time. Police determined that the female did not appear to be in any sort of diminished physical or mental health, and was permitted to remain at the residence.
Monday 2/27/17 8:20 PM - Police along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad responded to a Peapack residence for an elderly woman experiencing an altered mental status. After evaluating the victim, she was transported to Morristown Medical Center by the PG First Aid Squad.
Tuesday 2/28/17 2:50 PM - Police along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad responded to a Peapack business for a report of an unconscious/unresponsive 54 year old male. When Police arrived, the victim was under the care of medical staff on location. He was transported to RWJ-Barnabas Somerset by PG First Aid Squad and Medics from the hospital.
Wednesday 3/01/17 11:32 AM - Police along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad responded to a Peapack business for a report of a male experiencing chest pain and difficulty breathing. The victim was placed on oxygen and vitals were monitored until the PG First Aid Squad arrived and assumed patient care. He was transported to RWJ-Barnabas Somerset by the PG First Aid Squad.
Thursday 3/02/17 2:48 AM - Police reported that they responded to a Gladstone business for a burglar alarm. Det. Paul Morris located an open door to the business while checking the exterior of the building. Far Hills Police responded to assist. A search of the building yielded no sign of a burglary. The business owner was contacted and informed that they were having problems with the door. Det. Morris was able to secure the open door prior to leaving the building.
Friday 3/03/2017 3:54 PM - Police along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad responded to a Peapack residence for a report of a diabetic emergency. Police were advised by the victim’s girlfriend that he went unconscious while experiencing a diabetic emergency. Cpl. Thomas Scanlon administered glucose in an attempt to revive the victim. Shortly after the victim regained consciousness. The Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad, followed by Medics from RWJ-Barnabas Somerset arrived on location and assumed patient care. The victim proceeded to go in and out of consciousness for several minutes. Medics determined that the victim’s blood sugar was within acceptable levels. The victim’s girlfriend produced the syringe the victim used, and a brownish colored liquid was found inside the plunger. Also discovered near the victim were drug paraphernalia and another syringe. The victim was administered Narcan for an opiate overdose. He was transported to RWJ-Barnabas Somerset for further evaluation by the PG First Aid Squad. An investigation into the matter is ongoing.
Friday 3/03/17 5:01 PM - According to Police, a Gladstone resident reported fraud and identity theft. The victim reported that he received a call from a bank asking if he opened an account with them. Further investigation determined that an individual from Roselle, NJ attempted to open an account under the victim’s name. The victim had not suffered any monetary loss as of the date he made the report to police.
Saturday 3/04/17 12:05 AM - Police responded into Bedminster Twp to assist with a house party involving underage drinking. Cpl. Thomas Scanlon assisted as was needed.