CHIEF ROBERT TAPP

-Beachwood Police Department-

POLICE BLOTTER

November 28, 2016, through December 11, 2016

Suspicious Person – On November 29, 2016, at 11:05 p.m., Ptl. Keith Meissner was dispatched to the area of Beachwood Boulevard and Locker Street for two suspicious males causing a disturbance.  It was determined one of the males was conversing loudly on his cell unintentionally disturbing the peace.  After officers spoke with the subjects they left the area. 

Criminal Mischief – On November 30, 2016 at 9:05 p.m., Ptl. David Bowden responded to a residence on the 1300 block of Pacific Avenue for a report of criminal mischief.  The resident advised that their vehicle windshield was damaged.  The incident is being followed up by the Detective Bureau. 

Suspicious Vehicle – On December 1, 2016, at 10:36 a.m., Ptl. William Manganiello was called to the 1200 block of Beachwood Boulevard for a suspicious vehicle, described as a red Toyota pick-up with a male driver in the area and on the property.  Detectives were supplied a possible license plate for the vehicle and followed up on the incident.  Detectives were able to locate the male subject on a later date and it was confirmed that he was attempting to locate an address he was to do work at.  The correct location was confirmed by detectives and both the subject and victim were advised of all information.

Fire Call – On December 2, 2016, at 12:06 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of Tiller Avenue for a disabled vehicle in the roadway with a minor gas leak.  The Beachwood Volunteer Fire Department arrived on scene and checked the area at which time they determined there to be no hazard.

Harassment – On December 2, 2016, at 6:03 p.m., Ptl. Gina Bruno was dispatched to the Rite Aid, 95 Atlantic City Boulevard, to investigate a threat made by a customer.  An employee advised that a customer made a verbal threat after they were dissatisfied with speed of service at the store.  The customer left the store prior to officer arrival and was not located in the area after the incident. 

Assault – On December 3, 2016, at 9:24 p.m. Officers David Bowden and Gina Bruno were called to Ferrari’s Pizza, 658 Atlantic City Boulevard, for a disturbance in the parking lot of the business between an employee and a customer.  The customer was pushed by the employee and had minor injuries after being involved in a verbal argument.  The customer was treated at the scene by the First Aid and refused further medical treatment.  The employee had left the scene before officers arrived.  Complaints are pending. 

Criminal Mischief – On December 4, 2016, at 12:08 p.m., Ptl. Dennis Allen responded to a home on Anchor Avenue, regarding approximately fifty forks that were stuck in the homeowner’s lawn.  A harassment report was filed by the homeowner the previous day, and may be connected to the incident.  This incident was assigned to Detective Allen Magory for follow up. 

Assault – On December 6, 2016, at 11:24 p.m., officers were called to a home on the 100 block of Longboat Avenue for a possible assault victim.  Officers did locate a male subject at the residence who had been assaulted.  It was unclear if the assault occurred at the residence or at a different location.  The male was treated by the Beachwood First Aid Squad.  All subjects at the residence were identified and a follow up investigation is being conducted by the detective bureau. 

Warrant Arrest – On December 7, 2016, at 12:28 a.m., Jessica Wolke, age 29, was arrested by Ptl. Gina Bruno on the 100 block of Longboat Avenue for an outstanding Ocean County Sheriff’s Department warrant in the amount of $6,678.24.  She was transported to Beachwood Police Headquarters for processing and then turned over to the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department Warrant Division. 

Burglary – On December 7, 2016, at 2:10 a.m., Ptl. Chad Anthony responded to the 1300 block of Ocean Avenue for a possible burglary to the residence.  The resident advised officers that upon returning home, they observed the rear door to residence open and door jamb was damaged.  Officers checked the residence along with the victim and it did not appear as if anything was taken.  DSG. Altman responded to the scene to process the door area for any possible evidence

Suspicious Person – Ptl. William Manganiello took a report at headquarters on December 8, 2016, at 12:10 p.m. from a Birch Street resident who reported loud banging in the front area of her house around 3:00 a.m.  The homeowner was advised to contact the Department at the time of the incident so officers can check the area.

Suspicious Person – Ptl. Sean Langan investigated two male subjects on December 8, 2016, at 12:15 p.m. in the area of the 1400 and 1500 block of Longboat Avenue who were soliciting door-to-door for a solar company.  They were given a verbal warning and advised of the requirement for a permit in Beachwood.  The subjects  left the area without incident.

Wires Down – On December 11, 2106 at 4:45 p.m., Officer Gina Bruno responded to the area of the 1100 block of Anchor Avenue for possible wires down.  The officer observed a phone line down in the roadway and learned that it was caused by a resident cutting a tree limb down.  The wire was removed from the road and the phone company was contacted to repair the phone line.