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3/21/2017 - Peapack Gladstone Police Blotter - 3/13/17 - 3/19/17

Peapack and Gladstone Incidents- Week of 3/13/17-3/19/17

Monday 3/13/17 9:54 AM - Police arrested a 32 year old male of Watchung on an outstanding traffic warrant. Det. Anthony Damiano witnessed the vehicle on Rt. 206. A random inquiry of the license plate showed the warrant out of Chester Municipal Court. The man's vehicle was subsequently stopped and he was arrested for the warrant. He was processed and released.

Wednesday 3/15/17 4:18 PM - Police responded to a Gladstone residence for a report of an elderly female who had fallen and needed assistance getting back to her feet. Cpl. Owen Duff noticed a possible injury to the victim’s leg. The Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad responded and transported the victim to Morristown Medical Center for evaluation.

Wednesday 3/15/17 4:37 PM - Officers responded to a two car motor vehicle crash on Holland Avenue near Maple Street.

Thursday 3/16/17 9:58 AM - Officers responded to Natirar Park for a report of a female in need of assistance. Police received a call from 90 Acres Restaurant stating a female called them saying she was, “Not going to make it.” Officers arrived to find a female being assisted by a Somerset County Park Commission employee walking a female from the middle of the track toward the parking lot. The female advised that she was attempting to walk in the heavy snow and became tired. She was assisted back to her vehicle without incident.

Thursday 3/16/17 11:07 AM - Officers responded to a business on Main Street for a report of an injured cat. The caller advised the animal was struck by a passing vehicle. Police arrived to find that the cat had been taken to a vet in Chester. A witness described the cat as being gray in color. The cat’s owner was unidentified. If anyone has any information they are asked to contact the Peapack and Gladstone Police Department at 908-234-0626.

Thursday 3/16/17 2:39 AM - Police reported that they responded to Brook Hollow Drive for a report of a suspicious vehicle. Ofc. Adam Caruso located the vehicle and spoke with the driver who was eating food in his vehicle while awaiting pick up of a client.

Friday 3/17/17 2:43 PM - A Bernardsville resident reported to Police that he purchased a vehicle from a car dealer in Peapack and Gladstone several years ago. He returned temporary plates to the dealership that were on the vehicle shortly after the time of purchase. The vehicle owner has been receiving toll violations for the license plate he returned; however the plate is on a white cargo van. An investigation into the matter in ongoing.

Saturday 3/18/17 11:09 AM - Police received a complaint of a male feeding wildlife in Liberty Park, a violation of Borough Ordinance. The reporting party informed officers that when they advised the male he was not permitted to feed the animals, they received a profanity laced response. Officers checked Liberty Park, but did not locate anyone matching the given description.