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Storm Damage, Mail Scam Mark Busy Day for Oceanport Police

Officers responded to reports of fraud, theft and damage from a heavy storm on Sept. 18.

Oceanport Police officers were busy last Tuesday responding to numerous complaints around town.

  • A River Street resident reported items stolen from an unlocked vehicle. This matter is under investigation by the Oceanport Detective Bureau.
  • A Comanche Drive resident contacted police to report receiving mail from a sweepstakes advising him to send money in to their sweepstakes and he will receive a greater amount back. This matter is under investigation by the Oceanport Detective Bureau.
  • Officers responded to several calls of trees and wires down due to the high winds caused by a strong storm. Notifications were made to the proper authorities and workers from the Oceanport Department of Public Works came out and cleaned up the trees and limbs throughout town.

Speeding Enforcement Initiative:
The Oceanport Police Department, in an attempt to greatly reduce the overall speeds at which motorists travel at through the borough, have begun a speeding enforcement initiative throughout the borough, targeting numerous
streets. The initiative will be an ongoing effort to ensure the safety of the motoring and pedestrian traffic within the borough.

Speeding Enforcement Stats for the week of Sept. 17 – Sept. 23:
49 Radar Enforcement Details (Number of times officer setup to run radar.)
30 Vehicles Stopped for Speeding

These stats do not include routine traffic stops and the summons generated during those stops.

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