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7/6/2017 - Peapack Gladstone Police Blotter - 6/26/17 - 7/2/17

Peapack and Gladstone Incidents - Week of 6/26/17 - 7/02/17

Tuesday 6/27/17 7:56 AM - Police reported a two car, same direction motor vehicle crash on Rt. 206 at Pottersville Rd. Both vehicles were southbound, stopped at a traffic signal. The rear vehicle then struck the vehicle in front of it. The 39 year old Califon resident told officers that she was watching traffic flow in the opposite lane and did not realize that the vehicle in front of her did not move. There was minor damage to both vehicles. There were no injuries, nor were any summonses issued.

Tuesday 6/27/17 8:44 AM - Police, along with the Peapack-Gladstone Fire Department, were dispatched to Main St. near Pottersville Rd. for a report of a diesel fuel spill. The fuel came from a truck driven by a Hillsborough man. A five gallon container of diesel fuel had tipped over in the back of the truck and was spilling out through a hole in the bed of the truck. The PG Fire Department assisted in cleaning up the fuel on the roadway. The DEP was notified of the spill. The operator of the vehicle was issued a summons when he was found to be unlicensed.

Tuesday 6/27/17 7:06 PM - Cpl. Owen Duff discovered that the NJ Transit train crossing on Holland Ave. was malfunctioning. Cpl. Duff remained on location and assisted with traffic control until NJ Transit workers arrived and fixed the crossing.

Wednesday 6/28/17 8:57 AM - Police reported that they responded to a Highland Avenue residence for a burglar alarm. Responding officers were informed that no one was supposed to be at the home. Officers arrived to find a female in the residence. It was later determined that the female was a cleaning woman who had permission to be there.

Wednesday 6/28/17 1:57 PM - Police, along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad, responded to a Peapack business for a report of a male experiencing chest pains. The 46 year old was being cared for by medical personnel on location when police arrived. The PG First Aid Squad transported the victim to Morristown Medical Center for further evaluation.

Friday 6/30/17 3:51 PM - Officers responded into Bedminster Twp for a report of a domestic. Officers arrived and located the victim/caller. They assisted with securing the scene and remained on location until no longer needed.

Saturday 7/01/17 9:30 AM - Police reported that they were requested to assist Far Hills Police with a motor vehicle stop. Officers arrived to find a vehicle parked in front of a store front just short of striking the building in a “No Parking” zone. Det. Paul Morris assisted in conducting field sobriety tests on the 78 year old Bedminster resident. The driver was placed under arrest for suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Det. Morris assisted with processing as needed.

Saturday 7/01/17 3:14 PM - Officers responded to a Gladstone residence for a report of threats. The female caller stated that she and an ex-boyfriend had a verbal dispute. According the caller, the male exited her vehicle and struck her vehicle with his hand. He further threatened to return and damage the car at a later date/time. Officer Richard Potts located the male in a cemetery on Mendham Rd. The male denied the incident, but requested he be taken to RWJB- Somerset for psychiatric evaluation. He was transported toe RWJB-Somerset by officers.

Sunday 7/02/17 10:41 AM - Police reported that they arrested a 26 year old female of Oakhurst, NJ for a $1500 traffic warrant out of Ocean Twp Municipal Court. Ofc. Adam Caruso located her at a residence in Gladstone. The female was placed under arrest and transported to Police HQ in Peapack for processing. She was eventually released on her own recognizance as per Ocean Twp Police Department.