August 30, 2022
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ (OCEAN)–Today around 5:10 p.m., Seaside Police received a report of a trapped dog inside a car with the owner being gone for over 45 minutes. Seaside Heights Police Officers arrived and deployed a car entry tool to rescue the dog out of the parked hot car. Temperatures this afternoon were in the 90s. Officers checked the dog and the dog seemed to be fine. The driver didn’t return for about an hour after the dog was removed.
UPDATE: According to Seaside Heights Police, Diane Santos-Garcia of New York City, was issued a summons for “Care of Dog”
Photos and story by: Ryan Mack, Jersey Shore Fire Response