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12/26/2017 - Peapack Gladstone Police Blotter - 12/18/17 - 12/24/17

Peapack and Gladstone Incidents - Week of 12/18/17-12/24/17

Monday 12/18/17 3:35 PM - Police responded, along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad, to a Peapack residence for a report of a 50 year old female experiencing abdominal pain. At first officers were unable to gain entry, but shortly after accessed the home. They located the female in the living room. She complained of abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. The PG First Aid Squad arrived at that time and assumed patient care. The victim was transported to Morristown Medical Center.

Tuesday 12/19/17 3:39 PM - Police reported that they were dispatched to Rt. 206 in the area of #145 for a report of a female having chest pains in a motor vehicle. Officers located the female seated in her vehicle in the parking lot of #145 Rt. 206. The 59 year old advised officers she had a rapid pulse and has asthma. Police monitored vitals until the arrival of the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad. The victim was transported to Morristown Medical Center for evaluation.

Wednesday 12/20/17 12:23 PM - Officers were called to a Gladstone residence for a report of a fall victim. The caller advised dispatch the male victim fell off of a ladder and struck his head. Police arrived to find the man conscious and alert. He suffered a laceration when the ladder he was standing on fell backwards causing him to strike his head on the walkway. Officers tended to the laceration until the arrival of the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad. The victim was transported to Morristown Medical Center by the PG First Aid Squad.

Wednesday 12/20/17 5:24 PM - Police, along with the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad, responded to a Peapack residence for a “sick person.” Officers arrived to find the 50 year old female victim complain of abdominal pain. The PG First Aid Squad arrived and transported the victim to RWJB- Somerset Hospital.

Thursday 12/21/17 2:20 AM - Police were called to the Peapack Train Station for a report of a dispute. The caller advised dispatch that one of the individuals walked off into the woods. Police arrived to find both parties in the parking lot. One of the males explained that they had been discussing a mutual break up which caused the other individual to become upset and walk away. Both males stated that there was no sort of dispute of any kind, therefore they were permitted to leave the parking lot.

Thursday 12/21/17 2:39 PM - 21 year old Jose P. Quesada-Marin was arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Quesada-Marin was stopped for a vehicle equipment violation. Officer Adam Caruso detected the odor of burnt marijuana coming from within the vehicle as he spoke with Quesada-Marin. A search of the vehicle yielded drug paraphernalia. Quesada-Marin was placed under arrest. He was taken to Police HQ where he was processed and released pending his Court date.

Thursday 12/21/17 4:29 PM - Police, the Peapack- Gladstone Fire Department, and the Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad responded to a Peapack residence for a smoke condition inside the home. A check of the residence showed smoke and soot inside the house. PG Fire located a de-humidifier which had caught fire and self-extinguished in the basement. PG Fire ventilated the residence prior to clearing.

Friday 12/22/17 9:26 PM - Cpl. Thomas Scanlon stopped a vehicle being operated by 29 year old Melissa N. Dudek of Elizabeth, NJ for having a non-working headlamp. A check of the vehicle’s registration showed it was suspended. Cpl. Scanlon spoke with Dudek who informed him that she did not have proof of insurance and the vehicle belonged to her boyfriend. Cpl. Scanlon contacted the insurance company and learned that the vehicle was currently not insured. The vehicle was towed and impounded for being uninsured. Dudek was issued a summons for Maintenance of Lamps. Her boyfriend, Angel Santiago, was issued summons for Uninsured Vehicle and Suspended Registration.

Saturday 12/24/17 7:48 AM - Police reported that they responded to Natirar for a burglar alarm. Detective Anthony Damiano conducted a check of the mansion perimeter and found no persons, vehicles, or signs of entry to the building. An employee of 90 Acres viewed video footage which showed a white male walking through one of the rooms in the mansion. A walk through if the inside of the building showed two windows slightly ajar and footprints on the window ledge as well as inside the structure. The investigation is ongoing.