** 3/5/18 – 3/11/18 BLOTTER **
Total Calls for Service: 559
Fire Calls: 12
EMS Calls: 30
Motor Vehicle Accidents: 9
Incident Reports: 23
During the week, our department responded to the following calls related to the winter storm:
Parking Problems & Complaints: 4
Resident Assists & Complaints: 2
Motorist Assists: 5
Motor Vehicle Accidents: 1
Trees / Wires Down: 18
GAS LEAK, Whitehead Avenue on 3/5 @ 1807 hours – Patrol units and South River Fire Department responded to the area for an odor of natural gas outside. The scene was turned over to PSE&G for repairs.
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, Hillside Avenue on 3/6 @ 1146 hours – A report was taken for a vehicle which was keyed. The incident remains under investigation.
WARRANT ARREST, Rubin Street on 3/6 @ 1449 hours – After patrol units responded to an unrelated incident, a male was placed under arrest on an outstanding contempt of court arrest warrant.
OIL LEAK, Old Bridge Turnpike on 3/6 @ 1745 hours – Patrol units and South River Fire Department responded to a residence for an oil tank leaking. The scene was turned over to Middlesex County HAZMAT for cleanup.
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA, Main Street on 3/10 @ 1155 hours – A male was charged with possession of marijuana after a motor vehicle stop.
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA, Prospect Street on 3/10 @ 2224 hours – A male was charged with possession of marijuana after a motor vehicle stop.
DUI, Reid Street on 3/10 @2232 hours – A male driver was placed under arrest and charged with driving under the influence and other motor vehicle infractions. The individual was also charged with possession of marijuana.
MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT, Old Bridge Turnpike on 3/11 @ 0554 hours – Patrol units and South River Rescue Squad responded to a single car motor vehicle accident in which a vehicle struck a tree. One individual was treated for minor injuries.
WARRANT ARREST, Burton Avenue on 3/11 @ 1416 hours – A male with a known outstanding arrest warrant for contempt of court was placed under arrest.
MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT, Old Bridge Turnpike on 3/11 @ 1845 hours – Patrol units and South River Rescue Squad responded to a two car motor vehicle accident. One individual was treated for minor injuries.
Our weekly police blotter highlights noteworthy incidents that occur on a day to day basis in order to keep our community informed. Please keep in mind that, in the case of any ongoing investigation, we are not able to release certain details and information. In the case of major incidents or investigations, press releases are typically issued at a later date. All charges are merely accusations; those charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty.