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Berkeley Police Arrest Two Men On Storm-Battered Pelican Island

Both charged with trespassing, possession of CDS

Township police recently arrested two brothers who paddled over to Pelican Island on Barnegat Bay by kayak shortly after the Hurricane Sandy, Detective Sgt. James J. Smith said.

Detective Will Cullen found Douglas J. Polle, Jr. 26, Grant Avenue, Pine Beach, and Tyler Polle, 22, Compass Avenue, Beachwood in the backyard of a home on South Sunset Drive at 12:27 p.m. on Oct. 31, he said.

"They told us they were taking pictures for National Geographic," Smith said.

Cullen wasn't buying that. He charged both men with trespassing and possession of marijuana, Smith said.

Police were on Pelican Island that day to look for looters and make certain no other residents needed to be evacuated, Smith said.

"That area of Pelican Island had significant storm damage and a lot of houses were accessible," he said. "We were there to make sure nobody was looting, to evacuate storm victims and anyone else who was in the area."

Tyler p November 14, 2012 at 11:18 PM
Maybe I am but I do not steal I am not a thief
The voice November 15, 2012 at 02:03 AM
Wow... After reading, Well done Berkeley on taking in these young boys... Tyler, the system did everything RIGHT in your situation. Residing in Beachwood, taking kayak to feed cats on 35 and ended up in Pelican Island.. Your story changed from taking pics for National Geographic to feeding cats in need!!! You also stated you have had trouble on past! Lol so please entertain us with where the system went wrong... Oh yea, also admitted to having marijuana on you and being high, so again enlighten us!!!
Tyler p November 15, 2012 at 06:40 AM
My bro takes pics with some expensive camra that was his I just wanted to see the reck had no power whare I lived dident event know what happens didn't have tv so we seen ocean gate and it was flooded so we said sea side must be bad so we across bay trying to get by 35 boat was flooding I got all wet we could of drowned so we had no choice but to stop one pelican island I had no weed they didn't find weed only a pipe to smoke weed that wasent mine
Tyler p November 15, 2012 at 06:45 AM
Me and my brother was not crimal trustpassing and I did bring alittle cat food I love keeks so I was thinking thare always those cats in seaside and I would pet them and I wish I could of bring more food but had to pack light
Tyler p November 15, 2012 at 06:48 AM
Never said I had herb on me

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