"There was no cause for arrest," police tell PEOPLE
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Police were called to Real Housewives of New Jersey star Joe Giudice‘s beach house Saturday when a neighbor complained of “loud arguing,” PEOPLE confirms.

TMZ was the first to report the story.

“It was a keep [and] restore the peace call made over loud arguing,” patrol officer Christopher Fritz of the Stafford Township, New Jersey, Police tells PEOPLE, adding the neighbor reported the argument was between two men. “Once everyone was calmed down, we cleared There was no cause for arrest.”

While witnesses reportedly told TMZ the tiff stemmed from an argument with Giudice’s eldest daughter Gia, 14, being locked out of the house, a source close to Giudice, 44, tells PEOPLE that’s not the case.

“Joe is upset that someone said the cops were called because he was supposedly yelling at Gia – when she wasn’t even there. She was never locked out of the house. The house was open,” says the source, who claims Gia was at the beach with her friends.

Still, the source says the dispute was concerned with family.

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“He was at his beach house at the Jersey Shore with Teresa’s parents, his other three daughters, his brother, his wife, three of their kids. His brother’s wife got upset that he and his brother went out on Joe’s boat and got back late. She got really mad at Joe and [brother] Pete. Joe told her to leave.”

Giudice’s latest brush with authorities comes while wife Teresa, 43, serves a federal prison sentence for fraud. She is expected to be released in December, when her husband is set to begin his 41-month sentence, also for fraud.