February 4th

Patrolman Emmett Smith responded to the area of Essex Avenue beach for a report of an injured mammal. Upon arrival the mammal was back in the ocean and appeared in order.

The public is warned not to approach stranded mammals on the beach. If located please contact the Spring Lake Police (732)449-1234 and the Marine Mammal Stranding Center at their 24 hour hotline at (609) 266-0538.