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7/18/2017 - Peapack Gladstone Police Blotter - 7/10/17 - 7/16/17

Peapack and Gladstone Incidents- Week of 7/10/17-7/16/17

Tuesday 7/11/17 9:56 AM -  Police reported they responded to a Main Street residence for a suspicious incident. Sgt. Stephen Ferrante met with the caller who informed him that she witnessed two individuals looking through her neighbor’s vehicles earlier that morning. The reporting party claimed that she heard a vehicle with a loud muffler outside her residence just after 3 AM. The caller looked out a window to see two people checking in and through vehicles in the driveway of her neighbor’s home. Sgt. Ferrante located a door ajar on a vehicle parked in the driveway. The vehicle owner looked in the vehicle and it appeared as though nothing was missing. It was believed that the vehicle doors were left unlocked.
Police ask that you lock all doors and remove car keys from vehicles. Please do not hesitate to call police at any time (24 hours a day) to report something you witness.

Tuesday 7/11/17 9:59 AM - Police, along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad, responded to Natirar Park for a knee injury. The 54 year old female hurt her knee when she was pulled by her dog causing her knee to buckle. The PG First Aid Squad responded and transported the victim to Morristown Medical Center for further evaluation.

Tuesday 7/11/17 10:21 PM - Officers were dispatched to a Gladstone restaurant for a report of a male who had fainted. Police located the victim who was conscious and alert. The victim stated that he was light-headed and dizzy. Police monitored vitals until the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad arrived and assumed patient care. The victim was transported to Morristown Medical Center.

Wednesday 7/12/17 8:03 AM - Police, along with the Peapack-Gladstone Fire Department, were dispatched to a residence on South Street for a report of a smell of gas. Upon arriving, the source of the odor had already been determined. A grill had been left on outside the residence.

Wednesday 7/12/17 10:16 AM - Police reported a two car motor vehicle crash on Rt. 206 at Pottersville Rd. Both vehicles were heading southbound when the second vehicle, driven by a 27 year old Bridgewater man, crashed into the rear of the first vehicle. Driver inattention was determined to be the cause of the crash. There were no summonses issued and no injuries.

Thursday 7/13/17 9:23 AM - Police were dispatched to a Peapack business for a report of a 46 year old female who had severe abdominal pain, passed out, and struck her heard. The female was in the care of medical personnel when police arrived. The Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad responded and assumed care of the patient who was transported to Morristown Medical Center.

Friday 7/14/17 10:07 AM - Police reported a two car, rear-end motor vehicle crash at Rt. 206 and Pottersville Rd. Both vehicles were travelling northbound when the rear vehicle was unable to stop due to weather conditions. The impact caused minor damage to both vehicles. One of the drivers complained of pain and was checked and released by the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad. No summonses were issued.

Friday 7/14/17 3:03 PM - Police arrested 23 year old Cherise Mitchell of Green Brook, NJ for a traffic warrant. Ofc. Adam Caruso conducted a random license plate inquiry on a vehicle being operated by Mitchell. The response showed that the vehicle’s registration had expired. Ofc. Caruso stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as Mitchell. Upon conducting a check of Mitchell’s driver’s license, Caruso learned that there was a warrant for Mitchell’s arrest out of Piscataway Municipal Court. Mitchell was placed under arrest and transported to Police Headquarters where she was processed. Mitchell was issued two summonses. One for Unregistered Vehicle and the second for Driving While Suspended.

Saturday 7/15/17 3:24 AM - Police were dispatched to a Gladstone residence for an assault. Far Hills Police were also dispatched to assist due to the nature of the incident. Det. Paul Morris arrived to find a 34 year old male who informed him that he and his brother, the homeowner, had been involved in a physical altercation. The 34 year old had visible facial injuries. Officers located the other involved party, 46 year old Gladstone man, in an upstairs bedroom. All parties appeared to be intoxicated. After speaking with both individuals, officers placed the Gladstone man under arrest for assault. The Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad responded to check all injured parties. The 46 year old was transported to Police Headquarters where he was processed and released with a future court date.