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9/5/2017 - Peapack Gladstone Police Blotter - 8/28/17 - 9/3/17

Peapack and Gladstone Incidents- Week of 8/28/17-9/03/17

Monday 8/28/17 5:48 AM - Police, along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad, were dispatched to a Peapack residence for a 54 year old male reportedly having a seizure. Police were shown to the victim who was slow in movement and response. The PG First Aid Squad arrived and assumed patient care. The victim was able to walk to the ambulance and was transported to RWJB-Somerset for further evaluation.

Monday 8/28/17 8:36 PM - Police were dispatched to a Gladstone residence for a report of a 37 year old male who had overdosed. Upon arriving, officers were informed that it was believed the victim had overdosed on heroin. Police administered Naloxone (Narcan) to the victim, who was unconscious and breathing agonally. Police continued rescue breathing while they awaited the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad’s arrival. The victim soon became responsive. He advised officers that he had, “taken opiates.” The PG First Aid Squad arrived and assumed patient care. The victim was transported to Morristown Medical Center for further evaluation.

Tuesday 8/29/17 10:01 AM - Police reported that they responded to Rt. 206 for a report of a wire fire. Det. Anthony Damiano located the downed wires in Bedminster Twp. Damiano stood by for traffic control until Bedminster Twp Officers arrived.

Tuesday 8/29/17 3:45 PM - Officer were contacted by a limousine driver who advised that a female passenger refused to exit the vehicle. Police located the vehicle on School Street. The female, who is a Peapack resident, appeared to be intoxicated. She eventually exited the vehicle and was walked into the Municipal Building. The Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad responded to the building as the female requested to be transported to a hospital. She was taken to RWJB-Somerset by the PG First Aid Squad.

Tuesday 8/29/17 10:58 PM - Cpl. Thomas Scanlon located a vehicle in Natirar Park after hours. The 18 year old Bridgewater man and 17 year old Bedminster female were advised that the Park had closed and they were not permitted to be there. Both parties were permitted to leave the Park once the juvenile’s parent was notified.

Wednesday 8/30/17 4:52 AM - Police, along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad, responded to a Peapack residence for a report of an elderly female having difficulty breathing. Police evaluated the victim once on location. She explained that she had a doctor’s appointment in a few hours and did not want to go to the hospital. The victim refused further medical attention. At 8:57 AM Police responded back to the residence along with the PG First Aid Squad for the same call. The victim was transported to RWJB-Somerset at that time.

Wednesday 8/30/17 10:43 AM - Police reported that they were called to a Peapack residence for a report of a 92 year old male with difficulty breathing. Upon arriving, officers met with a nurse from the VNA. The nurse advised Police that the victim’s oxygen level was low and he needed to be transported to the hospital. As the patient was receiving oxygen, Police stood by until the arrival of the PG First Aid Squad. The victim was transported to RWJB-Somerset for evaluation.

Wednesday 8/30/17 1:07 PM - Officers responded to Pottersville Rd and Rt. 206 for a report of a motor vehicle crash with injuries. A vehicle being driven by a Chester resident was stopped at the traffic signal when she alleged a red pick-up truck struck her vehicle. The truck then drove away heading toward Chester on Rt. 206. The female provided a NJ license plate number to officers. A check of the plate showed the owner to be a Peapack resident. Officers were able to track down the vehicle and driver. The driver stated that he did not hit anyone. A check of the pick-up showed there was no damage. The female complained of neck pain, but refused medical attention.

Wednesday 8/30/17 6:18 PM - Police, along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad, responded to a Peapack residence for a report of an elderly female having difficulty breathing. Upon the arrival of the PG First Aid Squad, it was determined that the oxygen machine being used by the victim was not working properly. The Squad was able to assist in correcting the issue.

Thursday 8/31/17 1:29 PM - Ofc. Adam Caruso responded to a Peapack residence for a welfare check on a 50 year old female. Police received a call from Summit Oaks Hospital advising that a Peapack resident contacted them and was believed to be highly intoxicated. Ofc. Caruso arrived at the house and spoke with a juvenile who informed him that her mother was upstairs. Caruso located the 50 year old who claimed to be having stomach pains. The Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad was requested. Upon arriving, the victim was transported to Morristown Medical Center for evaluation.

Thursday 8/31/17 1:54 PM - Officers responded into Far Hills to a residence on Spring Hollow Road to assist with a traumatic arm injury. Officers arrived to find that a worker had an injury due to getting his arm stuck in a garbage truck. Chief Gregory Skinner applied a tourniquet due to heavy bleeding. Officers assisted as necessary until the arrival of the Medics from RWJB-Somerset arrived and transported the victim to the hospital.

Friday 9/01/17 10:14 AM - Police responded into Bedminster Twp for a report of a roll-over motor vehicle crash on Larger Cross Road. Officers assisted Bedminster Officers as necessary.

Friday 9/01/17 11:54 AM - Police and the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad were called to a Peapack residence for a request to be transported to a hospital for an alcohol related issue. The victim was found sitting outside the residence. Officers spoke with the female who told them she wanted to be taken to Newton. The PG First Aid Squad arrived at that time. The female was informed that the First Aid Squad could not take her to Newton, but could transport her to a local hospital for assistance. She became argumentative with officers and squad members. Police eventually transported the female to RWJB-Somerset as there was no medical emergency.

Friday 9/01/17 1:21 PM - Police assisted Bridgewater Twp PD with a motor vehicle crash on Rt. 206 near the Bridgewater Manor. Det. Anthony Damiano located the crash and remained on scene until Bridgewater Twp officers arrived. One of the victims suffered a head injury as a result of the crash.

Saturday 9/02/17 8:58 PM - Police reported that they arrested a 28 year old Gladstone man for criminal mischief during a domestic violence incident. The man reportedly returned to a residence and damaged a door to shared residence while attempting to gain entry. Police from Peapack and Gladstone, Far Hills, and Bedminster Twp responded. The female in the residence informed officers that she told the male to leave the residence when he arrived intoxicated and was argumentative. The male left and returned a short time later. At that time he damaged the door when he was not permitted inside. Officers located the male outside in his vehicle. He was taken into custody and transported to Police HQ in Peapack where he was processed and released.