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Helicopter Searches for Partying Chester Teens

The teenagers scattered into the woods after police broke up an underage drinking party Friday night, cops say

A New Jersey State Police Northstar Helicopter, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit, and police officers from multiple towns searched for teens who scattered into the woods after police broke up an underage drinking party on Parker Road in Chester Township Friday night, police confirmed Saturday morning.

According to Chester Township Lt. Thomas Williver, the helicopter searched the area and the backup units were called “to ensure the safety of the partygoers due to the very cold temperatures and to make sure no one was injured in the woods.”

All of the teens who scattered from the home when police arrived were eventually located Friday night, either by patrols or by telephone, he said.

Charges are pending against the host of the party, he said.

In addition to Chester Township, county and state patrols, Washington Township, Mount Olive, and Chester Borough Police Departments all assisted in the search.

Jersey February 05, 2013 at 02:40 AM
I'm with Alice. Wondering if Hookerman's friend or family member posted while he fell asleep.... Really strange. Totally uncharacteristic posting, both in viewpoints as well as style/sentence structure/etc.
Another High School Kid February 05, 2013 at 03:00 AM
Alright. The police were necessary yes, but they could have handled the situation in a completely different way to prevent kids from being scared and running, which of course they knew was going to happen, how could they have not? Of course kids are going to run, they've busted smaller house parties before and the kids ran, so duh it's going to happen when they bust a house full of 80 kids! If the situation had been handled differently some kids wouldn't have had to go to the emergency room the next day (yes, that happened) and the helicopter wouldn't have been called. I agree, if they had surrounded the area that would have made things easier. As far as I know from talking to people who were in the woods, the helicopter and K-9 units did absolutely nothing. If any adults think the police did exactly what they should have, you should really rethink that.
Hookerman February 05, 2013 at 03:13 AM
There is more than one person posting as Hookerman on this site, since I am the original, and did not post any of this. The cretin using my moniker obviously did not have the creativity to come up with his own. This is a good lesson as to why one should never post on a public forum using his own name. Too many idiots like this one above.
Oldtimer February 05, 2013 at 03:51 AM
Well son of a gun, what do you know. There is a Chester Township Council meeting tomorrow, so let's say all these experts who feel this was terribly mishandled and a waste of money and resources, how about showing up IN PUBLIC and run your mouth like you do here? The Mayor and Council will listen to whatever you want to say. I think I'll wander over to the meeting myself, I enjoy the peaceful chirping of crickets, and that's all there will be to hear,because no one you have the balls to come out and publicly complain. STFU.
patricia Hayes February 05, 2013 at 10:57 AM
How about having some anger towards the parents whose home it was? If they were home none of this would have happened. I think the use of the helicopter and all the police cars should be charged to the parents who own the home.
Jersey February 05, 2013 at 01:49 PM
That's what I thought. Jason, why does the site allow more than one person to log on using the same username?
Jersey February 05, 2013 at 01:53 PM
Oldtimer, it's true, I am lacking balls (as a female) and I won't be in attendance. But that's because I don't live in Chester, so I really don't have any vested interest in the misguided decisions they make with respect to allocation of police resources. If you guys want to flush thousands of dollars of tax money down the drain every time there's a house party, knock yourselves out.
Russ Crespolini (Editor) February 05, 2013 at 01:57 PM
Hey Jersey, Thanks for commenting. The current Patch policy is to allow people to post under whatever name they choose as long as it is not vulgar or violates the terms of service. Now, while we might question the wisdom of that as editors there is nothing Jason or I can do to change that at present. But your sentiments are heard.
Jersey February 05, 2013 at 02:17 PM
Thanks Russ. It would seem prudent to only allow users to post under a registered username that's not already in use, especially given the fact that so many people post using their real names. I know that's not up to you, but perhaps the feedback could be sent up the chain to the powers that be.
Russ Crespolini (Editor) February 05, 2013 at 02:34 PM
Hey guys, Yes Jersey, I agree with you and we do send bring it up when we have a chance and examples like this certainly help illustrate the point. Unfortunately, we don't have control over changing it ourselves. We share your frustration because it can muddy the dialogue. As for Kevin's suggestion, as I said before we have expressed our concerns and will continue to do so when appropriate. But I also don't make it a habit to name call in my personal life or my professional life. I don't have the authority to make a system wide change like that anyway, even if I did it respectfully. :-) Thanks for commenting guys. Feedback is appreciated.
Hookerman February 05, 2013 at 02:41 PM
The real Hookerman checking in here and while I am not happy about someone else using my name, I understand it as I have been very antagonistic on this website in the past. Anyways, I may change my name to sometihng different now, perhaps TheBrothelKing. I don't know, I am tossing several things around.
PD73 February 05, 2013 at 02:46 PM
O-V-E-R-K-I-L-L Our cops are bored!! Lucky us to live in a place where they feel the need to handle this like a huge event. Run, kids, run :) They will look back on this when they are out of here - living in Hoboken or NYC - and laugh! Just utteryly ridiculous!
Hookerman February 05, 2013 at 02:49 PM
Everyone knows you’re the imposter because I’ve been posing here a very long time, and the regulars know how I write. While I’m sure you consider yourself very clever, you haven’t fooled anyone. But here’s what’s funny imposter Hookerman… you spend the whole day yesterday preaching to a bunch of high school kids about being responsible and following the law, and yet you have no problem ‘stealing’ another person’s identity on the internet. While this may not technically be against the law, it demonstrates the type of person you are, and that you are in no position to preach to anyone else how to act. Are you proud to tell your kids that pretended to be someone else on the internet??? Are you going to tell them this right after telling them how to act responsibly in their lives? Do yourself a favor and register under another name. You’ve lost all credibility, and I will continue to out you as the fool and charlatan that you are.
Hookerman February 05, 2013 at 02:54 PM
" Pigs ". What a respectful term. I'm guessing you were raised in an inner-city hovel where you have had SO much negative interaction with the police. Another SPOILED white-bread affluent kid with NO life experience. You want to live the life ? This weekend go to 116th street & Lenox Ave and hang out. Lets see how you make out ....
PD73 February 05, 2013 at 03:08 PM
The SCALE of what they did was unnecessary, Greg. I remember when the cops called tow trucks to take away the cars parked outside an underage drinking party. Far more effective in preventing harm to our kids and THAT is the whole point, isn't it? OR is it a need for some big drama on a boring night??
PD73 February 05, 2013 at 03:10 PM
There are thermal imaging HAND HELD devices that the police could have used. Absolutely OVERKILL!
PD73 February 05, 2013 at 03:16 PM
Seriously, patricia Hayes? You seriously think the parents KNEW about this? Get real.
Jersey February 05, 2013 at 03:44 PM
Real Hookerman, you don't have to point out which posts are yours versus the imposter's. It's patently obvious from writing style, vocabulary and grammar. You probably have about 40 IQ points on him/her. Don't sweat it.
Hookerman February 05, 2013 at 04:15 PM
Just told my kids and we all laughed together. By all means, keep "outing" me.
Sam Slobo February 05, 2013 at 04:42 PM
Not such a " sweeping generalization " CC. Your head is buried in the ground. Heroin use is a HUGE problem in this area, and its the spoiled brats around here that fly under the radar. If you know any police officers, ask them who is being caught with this insidious drug. The high schools are RIFE with it. Open your eyes - bunch of enablers
Hookerman February 05, 2013 at 04:48 PM
Your kids are unemployed as well ??? Or are they playing hooky
Hookerman February 05, 2013 at 05:14 PM
My kids are unemployed and are also still students so they are doing both. I guess you are implying that I am unemployed as well since I am responding to the patch during the middle of the day, as are you so you must be impyling that you, yourself are unemployed as well. Or are you responding from work? Uh oh! Bad employee! Here is where you might think about saying, "I work from home." I've seen you say that to people before on this website and you are not the only one. The whole, you are sad or a loser because you are responding at this time, and so on. And what I find hilarious about that tactic is the person calling someone a loser for posting on the patch is doing so by posting on the patch. Self defeating.
Hookerman February 05, 2013 at 05:52 PM
Great response " Hookerman ". This is my REGULAR day off. You are ALWAYS off because you are unemployed. I PAY for your existance. You spend every waking moment on this site. Its sad really - but at least your not doing real evil. I check in on this site periodically to remind myself that this area is truely a magnet for pompous JO's. Make sure you empty the dishwasher before the bread winner gets home.
Hookerman February 05, 2013 at 06:16 PM
AAAAAAAhahahahaah look at how mad you are. Check in on this website are you kidding me, I've watched you hold court on this website, you are on it all the time, look what you wrote before, "and the regulars know how I write." Heck, there are others who can recognize your writing style, periodically my @$$. Scheduled day off, convenient excuse, btw. I am sure tomorrow is scheduled off as well, and the next day, and so on. You hit it square on the head, I am unemployed and you pay for my existence. By the way, any other insults you want to hurl at me, I will just agree to and freely accept, because you have no idea who I am, just like no one has any idea who you are. But you are mad. You are seething and it's hilarious.
Hookerman February 05, 2013 at 06:20 PM
Also "Hookerman" I never took you for a chauvinist, but your dishwasher comment is quite alarming. As if empyting the dishwasher is a menial task. It's an important part of a functioning household and a task or chore that should be shared by all. Apparently, in your eyes it is women's work, or not that of the bread winner, perhaps beneath someone of your high stature. I do the dishes sometimes, other times no. Sometimes happily I might add, for I love my family. See even in your insults, you can't help but be judgemental and condescending to others. How's the view from that high horse?
Russ Crespolini (Editor) February 05, 2013 at 06:23 PM
Hey guys, Reminder: Please be civil and stay on topic. Thanks!
Rose February 05, 2013 at 06:44 PM
REALLY!!! Go to a meeting Call the chief then make the accusations that are being made here about the police! you better have good proof these things exist, people making these accusations about the police breaking laws! They have jobs they NEED to keep they have bills to pay too! I shop in chester DAILY, I drive through and around chester daily, NEVER had an incident! Im not a teenager but im not old. As far as respect is concerned if you exhibit respect to an officer you will get it BACK! be an ass expect to piss them off and thats your very own fault. These kids are jaded because they are giving reason to be pulled over , and probably giving the cops lip. Lets be serious here they are kids who clearly think they are above the law and their parents are gonna back them up no matter what! One day they will have to stand on their own two feet!
Rose February 05, 2013 at 06:46 PM
I couldnt agree with you more!
12345678 February 05, 2013 at 06:53 PM
Phew! Glad the original Hook cleared that up! I was wondering the same thing. lol
Hookerman February 05, 2013 at 07:06 PM
Long live the real Hookerman !

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