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6/6/2017 - Peapack Gladstone Police Blotter - 5/29/17 - 6/4/17

Peapack and Gladstone Incidents- Week of 5/29/17-6/4/17

Monday 5/29/17 10:13 PM - While patrolling a residential section of Gladstone, Cpl. Owen Duff located a vehicle at a home that had two doors wide open. Further investigation determined that the doors had been left open by a juvenile at the residence.

Wednesday 5/31/17 5:03 PM - Police responded to the Gladstone Transit lot for a report of found money. A NJ Transit employee located two twenty dollar bills in one of the trains on Tuesday 5/30/17. The bills appeared to be counterfeit. The investigation is ongoing.

Thursday 6/1/17 1:14 AM - Police were dispatched to the Peapack Sunoco, 28 Rt. 206 in Peapack, for a burglar alarm. Cpl. Thomas Scanlon and Det. Anthony Damiano arrived to find an individual on location. The male, later identified as a 28 year old  of Hawthorne, stated that he threw a garbage can through the window of the store so he could gain the attention of Police as he was out of gas. He also shattered the cover on one of the gas pumps at the Sunoco. After breaking the window, which set off the alarm, the male entered the building and attempted to activate the gas pumps so he could fuel up his motorcycle. He was placed under attest, processed, and released.

Thursday 6/1/17 10:24 - Police reported that they responded to a dispute in Gladstone. A Gladstone resident and a driver became involved in an argument after another vehicle reportedly drove on a portion of the resident’s lawn. The driver told Police that he was attempting to move a road closed sign when he realized he was unable to make a turn onto a borough road. While the driver was adjusting the location of the sign, the resident approached him and began yelling about the tire marks in his yard. When the driver informed the resident that he had not left the tire marks, the two individuals began to argue. Officers intervened and the matter was resolved.

Thursday 6/1/17 11:31 AM - Police, along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad, responded to Natirar for a female who fainted. Officers located the woman, who was lying on the floor. She was conscious and alert, but was complaining of being dizzy. Police monitored vitals and turned over patient care to the PG First Aid Squad upon their arrival. The victim was provided food and water and eventually refused further medical assistance.

Thursday 6/1/17 10:56 PM - Police were called to a Peapack residence for a suspicious incident. Upon arriving Cpl. Thomas Scanlon met with the homeowner who told him that he believed someone may have attempted to enter the residence. The caller and his wife heard a knob on one of the exterior doors turning. The couple also claimed that there were light taps on the one of the windows. A search of the exterior of the residence was conducted as well as a sweep of the area with a thermal camera. There were no signs of anyone or anything suspicious.

Friday 6/2/17 8:05 PM - Police, along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad, responded to a Gladstone residence for a report of a sick person. Cpl. Owen Duff arrived and found the victim in the residence. She complained of a high fever and possible infection. The PG First Aid Squad arrived and assumed patient care. The victim was transported to Morristown Medical Center for further evaluation.

Saturday 6/3/17 10:58 AM - Police reported a two car motor vehicle crash on Rt. 206 at Pottersville Rd. A vehicle, being operated by a Pottersville man, was northbound on Rt. 206 when it attempted to make a left turn onto Pottersville Rd. It crossed into the path of a southbound vehicle operated by a female from Long Valley. There was extensive damage to both vehicles. Four individuals were taken to the hospital with injuries by the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad. The Peapack-Gladstone Fire Department also responded to assist with the crash. The Pottersville man was issued a summons for Careless Driving.

Sunday 6/4/17 3:24 AM - Police, along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad, responded to a Peapack residence for a report of a female experiencing a seizure. Police arrived and monitored the victim until the PG First Aid Squad arrived and assumed patient care. The victim was transported to the hospital by the PG First Aid Squad.

During the week of Monday 5/29/17 to Sunday 6/4/17 Peapack and Gladstone officers responded to: 1- Reckless Driver call, 2- Animal Complaints, 1- Police Information call, 1- Suspicious Incident, 4- Assists to Other Police Departments, 4- Burglar Alarms, 1-Lockout, 1- Audible Alarm, 1- Disabled Motor Vehicle, 2- Abandoned 911 calls.