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12/14/2017 - Peapack Gladstone Police Blotter - 12/4/17 - 12/10/17

Peapack and Gladstone Incidents - Week of 12/4/17-12/10/17

Thursday 12/7/17 12:32 PM - Police reported a 2 car motor vehicle crash on Rt. 206 and Pottersville Road. A vehicle being operated by a Long Valley woman was travelling southbound and stopped to turn left onto Pottersville Road heading eastbound. The second vehicle, driven by a female from Franklin Park, was also heading southbound. The second vehicle failed to stop and struck the rear of the first vehicle. There were no injuries as a result of the crash. There was extensive damage to vehicle 2. The first vehicle sustained moderate damage. No summonses were issued.

Thursday 12/7/17 8:23 PM - A Gladstone business owner contacted Police to report a theft of checks. Officers were advised that checks had been stolen from the business, forged, and cashed in the approximate amount of $3,400.00. A subsequent investigation lead to the arrest of 34 year old Stephen G. Giannos, Jr. Giannos, a Hackettstown resident admitted to taking the checks from the business, making the checks out to himself, and cashing them. Giannos was charged with Forgery and Theft. He was processed and released pending a court date.

Friday 12/9/17 11:21 AM - Police, along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad, responded to a Peapack residence for an arm injury. Officers arrived to find a 50 year old female complaining of pain in her arm after it had been placed in a cast. The PG First Aid Squad responded and transported the female to Morristown Medical Center at her request.

Saturday 12/10/17 11:26 AM - Police were called to Natirar Park for a report of damage to two motor vehicles. Det. Anthony Damiano responded and spoke with the two vehicle owners. It was determined that at some point within the hour prior to the call for assistance, both vehicles had windows smashed and personal items were removed from the vehicles. Police are asking for anyone with information to contact them at 908-234-0626 and speak with an officer. Police also ask that you remove or hide any items of value when parking vehicles. There have been several burglaries to vehicles throughout the Somerset Hills area.

Saturday 12/10/17 7:28 PM - Police arrested a Williamstown, NJ man for a warrant out of Monmouth County Court. 45 year old Daryl Pierce was stopped for speeding on Rt. 206. Pierce’s driving privileges were revoked in NJ. Officers also found the child support warrant. Pierce was placed under arrest and transported to Somerset County Jail to await Monmouth County Sheriff’s Officers. Pierce was issued summonses for Speeding and Driving While Suspended.