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9/11/2017 - Peapack Gladstone Police Blotter - 9/4/17 - 9/10/17

Peapack and Gladstone Incidents- Week of 9/4/17-9/10/17

Monday 9/4/17 4:43 PM - Police, along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad, responded to a Peapack residential facility for a report of a female with chest pains. While in route, Police were advised that the 29 year old was no longer responsive. Officers arrived to find the patient was breathing, but not responding. The PG First Aid Squad arrived on location and assumed care of the patient. She was transported to Morristown Medical Center for evaluation.

Monday 9/4/17 8:13 PM - Police were dispatched to the area of St. John’s Drive for a report of gunshots. Cpl. Owen Duff arrived and saw/heard what appeared to be fireworks in the area. Cpl. Duff checked the area for who was responsible for the fireworks, but was unable to locate anyone.

Tuesday 9/5/17 12:14 PM - Police responded to a Peapack business along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad for a report of an employee having difficulty breathing. The victim was in the care of medical staff. Officers received a request to cancel their response while in route. Ofc. Adam Caruso continued his response and verified that no further medical assistance was needed.

Wednesday 9/7/17 6:09 PM - Officers and the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad were dispatched to a Peapack residence for a report of a 59 year old female with chest pains. Police arrived and found the victim covered in blankets, complaining she couldn’t get warm. Officers discovered a rash on the victim’s leg. The PG First Aid Squad arrived on location and assumed patient care. The victim was transported to RWJB- Somerset for follow up.

Friday 9/8/17 5:27 PM - Police reported a two car, same direction motor vehicle crash on Rt. 206 near Trimmer Lane. Both vehicles were northbound in stop and go traffic on Rt. 206 when the second vehicle crashed into the rear of the first vehicle. The driver of the second vehicle admitted to looking at his cell phone while he struck the first vehicle. There were no injuries as a result of the crash. Both vehicles sustained moderate damage, but were driven from the scene.

Friday 9/8/17 6:58 PM - Police arrested 23 year old Liam P. McAdams of Hoboken, NJ for an outstanding traffic warrant out of Fort Lee Municipal Court. Det. Paul Morris stopped a vehicle being driven by McAdams on Rt. 206 at Holland Rd for speeding. A check of McAdam’s driver’s license showed the $89 Warrant. McAdam’s was placed under arrest. He was transported to Police HQ where he was processed and released.

Saturday 9/9/17 3:11 PM - Officers, along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad, were dispatched to Gill St. Bernard’s School for a report of an arm injury. Police arrived to find the victim seated in a vehicle in the parking lot. The juvenile had been involved in a sporting event and injured his arm. Upon Police arriving, the victim’s mother was told by a trainer to go directly to the hospital. The victim and his mother left prior to the arrival of the PG First Aid Squad.

Saturday 9/9/17 10:12 PM - Police were dispatched to the area of Main St near Todd Ave for a report of screams. Officers checked the area, but were unable to locate anyone screaming or in need of assistance. The caller was uncooperative and seemed confused about the exact location. Officers noted that the only noise was coming from outdoor patrons at a restaurant on Main St. Police were unable to determine where the alleged screams were coming from.

Saturday 9/9/17 10:18 PM - Police reported that they responded to Holland Rd for a report of loud music. Officers checked the area, but were unable to locate any loud music. A short time later it was determined that the music was coming from a Fowler Rd residence. Police spoke with individuals at the residence and the music was turned down to an acceptable level.

Sunday 9/10/17 4:15 PM - Police, along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad, were dispatched to a Gladstone residence for a report of a female with a foot injury. Cpl. Owen Duff responded and located the victim. The female informed Cpl. Duff that she slipped in the kitchen and hurt her foot. Cpl. Duff provided the victim with an ice pack and stood by until the arrival of the PG First Aid Squad. The patient was taken to Morristown Medical Center for further evaluation.

Sunday 9/10/17 7:26 PM - Police, the Peapack-Gladstone Fire Department, and the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad responded to the area of Main St and Old Chester Rd for a report of smoke in the area. Det. Paul Morris located an individual grilling food in his backyard. The PG Fire Department determined that was the cause of the smoke in the area.

Sunday 9/10/17 7:37 PM - Police received a call for a possible domestic at a Gladstone residence. A neighbor reported a loud argument coming from next door. Det. Paul Morris responded and was assisted by Far Hills Police as well. Officers arrived at the home to find a male, female, and child at the home. The female advised that she had been involved in an argument with her boyfriend. The female currently had a Temporary Restraining Order in placed against the 28 year old Gladstone man. Further investigation showed that the intoxicated male had assaulted the female by striking and kicking her. Police arrest the male at that time. He was transported to Police HQ where he was processed for Simple Assault and Violating the Temporary Restraining Order. The male was transported to Somerset County Jail where he was lodged pending his first appearance.