Jackson Police Department Patrol Blotter
The following is a sample of incidents that Patrol Officers recently responded to or were involved with. This does not represent all of the calls for service that were responded to during this time period. Any persons arrested or charged with offenses are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Additionally, except in specific circumstances, arrest and complaint information filed with the court is public information and names of those charged may be released.
Saturday November 23:
– ASSAULT ARREST: At 1119 hours, officers responded to a residence on Red Cedar Court in reference to a report of a dispute involving an intoxicated female. A 29 year old female was arrested and charged with simple assault. She was released on summons pending a court appearance.
– CRISIS INTERVENTION: At 1144 hours, officers responded to a residence in the township on the report of a 39 year old male who was reportedly out of control and breaking items in the residence. The male was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
– AGGRAVATED ASSAULT: At 2251 hours, officers responded to a residence on Laurel Avenue on the report of a disturbance. Responding officers made contact with an intoxicated 24 year old male who was armed with a knife. The male complied as officers with firearms drawn ordered him to drop the knife but refused to cooperate to be taken into custody. A physical struggle ensued and the male struck the officers as they attempted to place him under arrest. The male was ultimately handcuffed and transported to police headquarters where he was processed and charged with 2 counts of aggravated assault on a police officer, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, obstruction, terroristic threats and criminal mischief. He was later lodged in the Ocean County Jail. A 20 year old male and a juvenile were also charged with obstruction in the incident. An involved officer was treated for injuries at an area hospital but later released.
– The media and the public are reminded that any persons arrested or charged with any offenses or crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.
Captain Steven Laskiewicz
Investigations Division Commander
November 25, 2019