Police Blotter for October, 25 2012

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Halloween: Trick or Treat times are 5:30pm to 7:30pm this year

 

For the week ending October 25, 2012 , the Brigantine Police Department responded to approximately 326 calls for service, including 29 Motor Vehicle Stops/Incidents, 4 accidents (with 14 Summonses issued and 2 DWI arrest) and 4 Domestic Disputes. The Police Departments also responded to and assisted on 14 ambulance calls and 5 fire related calls.

October 21st, Christopher Brown (age 27of Mays Landing) was arrested and charged with DWI, Refusal to Submit to Testing by Officer Knoff.

October 22nd, Jenna Moore (age 27 of Philadelphia) was arrested and charged with DWI, and Possession of CDS (Heroin) by Officer Newcomer.

October 22nd, Gregory Turnure (age 30 of Brigantine) was arrested and charged with Possession of a hypodermic needle and Possession of drug paraphernalia by Officer Ferris.

October 23rd, Edward Michalowski (age 33 of Brigantine) was arrested and charged with Theft by Detective Ward.

 

We ask for your continued vigilance and remind our residents to keep your vehicles, bicycles, and homes locked!

 

All persons listed are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

As a reminder, anyone with information on a crime or wishing to report a crime can anonymously contact the Brigantine Police Department 609-266-7414 or Atlantic County Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-800-658-8477

 

 

Police roll out Child ID Kit:

            Thanks to the generous donations of our local business community (Primo Pizza, Aversa’s Bakery, Knights of Columbus, Bloomingsales, Fine Arts Management Group, B&B Floor Covering, Drs. Donati, Ernest and Son, Kenny’s Auto Center, Yuki Hana, Seagull Motel, Finale Salon, Brigantine Beach Patrol, and Sun National Bank), we will soon begin rolling out our free National Child ID Kit. Letters will be going home with the school children asking permission to finger print children, take a picture and (optionally) provide a hair sample and any medical information/history you wish to provide for your child. A date will be set where we will come to the school and fill out all the kits and return them to the children for them to take home and complete with parents. In the event that a child (or disabled person or senior!) goes missing, family members can bring this kit to police as the process to enter them missing begins. Please take advantage of this free kit to help us help you when a family member goes missing.

 

Get rid of old or unused Medication!

Saturday November 10th, from 10am till 2pm, Brigantine PBA Local #204 and the Police Department will be sponsoring a medication drop off. We encourage our residents to drop off expired or no longer needed medications. This year’s drop off location will be in front of the Police Department on Brigantine Avenue from 10am to 2pm.

 

Front Beach reminder:

No vehicles are to be on the “Front beaches” without a valid permit, valid Fishing Derby pin and actively fishing. Riding the beach with your derby pin and not fishing is not allowed. The beaches are NOT open for general vehicle travel at any time during the year.

 

Front Beach Restrictions:

As the result of an agreement the city entered into with the state and federal government, there will be NO DOGS, Vehicles or KITES allowed on the FRONT BEACH from Bramble Drive to Sandy Lane. There is currently fencing in place on the beach to protect the nesting areas. Please be mindful of the areas marked off as you travel the beaches

           

4×4 Permit Required:

It shall be unlawful to operate an automobile, truck, motorcycle or any other vehicle on the beaches within the City of Brigantine without the permits provided for in this article or in violation of any provision of this article. Permits MUST BE PERMANENTLY AFFIXED TO THE REARVIEW MIRROR. Not taped, rubber banded or mounted on Plexiglas or any other manner of temporarily mounting it. Rearview mirror only, no windows, dashboards, etc.

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