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3/28/2017 - Peapack Gladstone Police Blotter - 3/20/17 - 3/26/17

Peapack and Gladstone Incidents- Week of 3/20/17 - 3/26/17

Monday 3/20/17 3:27 PM - Police reported a one car, hit and run motor vehicle crash at a Peapack business. The driver of the vehicle informed officers that she parked her vehicle in the parking lot in the morning and upon returning to the car she saw damage to the bumper. Damage was minor in nature.

Monday 3/20/17 6:08 PM - Police received a call regarding a possible injured deer on Willow Ave. Cpl. Owen Duff responded and was able to locate a deer grazing in a yard just off of Willow Ave. The deer appeared to have a swollen face. When approached the deer ran off into the woods and was not able to be located again.

Monday 3/20/17 6:09 PM - Police reported that they encountered a juvenile in the area of the Peapack Train Station who was swinging what appeared to be some sort of metal object. The juvenile had removed driveway markers from a local business and was swinging them like a sword. He was advised to place them back where he found them before leaving.

Monday 3/20/17 10:29 PM - A 19 Year old male of Newton was arrest on a traffic warrant out of South Plainfield Municipal Court. Ofc. Adam Caruso stopped the male on Rt. 206 for motor vehicle violations. He was arrested for the warrant, processed, and released.

Tuesday 3/21/17 9:53 AM - Officers responded to a Peapack office building for a report of a male experiencing chest pains. Police arrived to find the victim in the care of on-site medical staff. The Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad arrived and assumed patient care. The victim was transported to Morristown Medical Center for further evaluation.

Tuesday 3/21/17 10:19 AM - Police reported that they responded to Jonah Court for a report of a suspicious vehicle. Officers located a vehicle of one of the residences. In speaking with the three males in the vehicle, it was determined that they were Jehova’s Witnesses.

Wednesday 3/22/17 7:48 PM - Officers responded to a Peapack location for a disoriented person. Police arrived to find a 46 year old female lying on the floor being treated my medical staff. The female was unable to speak with police. The Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad arrived and assumed patient care. Eventually the victim refused further medical attention.

Thursday 3/23/17 7:54 AM - Police were dispatched, along with the Peapack-Gladstone Fire Department, to the area of Main Street and Ramapo Way for a report of an odor of natural gas. Det. Anthony Damiano responded and was able to determine that the odor was from tar being heated up at the Peapack and Gladstone Department of Public Works for road repair.

Friday 3/24/17 11:20 AM - Police responded to the area of Roxiticus Rd in Mendham Twp at the request of Mendham Twp Police Department to assist in locating a vehicle which left the scene of an incident in their town. Mendham Twp officers located the vehicle minutes later.

Friday 3/24/17 3:39 PM - Officers responded to Rt. 206 in the area of Pottersville Rd for a report of a dispute between a male and female. Police arrived to find the male and female out of the vehicle on the shoulder of the roadway. After both parties were separated, officers noticed the odor of marijuana coming from the area of the vehicle. Det. Paul Morris discovered a plastic bag containing what he believed was marijuana on the front passenger seat.  A 28 year old female was placed under arrest for Possession of CDS (marijuana) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. She was processed and released. There were no charges which stemmed from the verbal dispute between the two parties.

Friday 3/24/17 9:14 PM - Police were called to a Gladstone residence for a report of a possible intruder in the residence. A juvenile who was at the residence advised officers that he heard noises in the residence. Officer Adam Caruso, with assistance from Far Hills PD, checked the home and found nothing suspicious.

Saturday 3/25/17 3:07 PM - Police were requested to respond into Chester Twp to assist Chester Police with an alarm activation. Officers found no sign of smoke or fire. It was deemed a false activation.