Manchester Police News

Two Vehicle Crash Seriously Injures Six

A two car crash at the intersection of Routes 571 and 70 in the eastern section of the township sends six people to two area hospitals and leads to the arrest of a Robbinsville man on the suspicion of Driving While Intoxicated. 26-year-old, John Paulino of Robbinsville was travelling eastbound on Route 571, when he [...]

By | 2017-06-27T15:22:31+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Two Vehicle Crash Seriously Injures Six

Township Resident Donates CED to Manchester Police

The Manchester Township Police Department is extremely grateful to Township resident, Betty Bulbach, for her generous donation of a Conducted Energy Device (CED) to the agency. The device, more commonly known by its former brand name of Taser, was approved for use by law enforcement in Ocean County earlier this year. However, because the purchase [...]

By | 2017-06-27T15:13:57+00:00 June 24th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Township Resident Donates CED to Manchester Police

Head On Crash on Route 539 Sends Five to a Local Trauma Center

A 32-year-old Tuckerton man and his three daughters, as well as a 39-year-old Whiting female were transported to Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune after their two vehicles collided head-on on Route 539 in Whiting. Gabriel Bailey of Tuckerton was operating his 2000 Nissan Sentra northbound on Route 539 when he crossed over the center-line [...]

By | 2017-06-27T14:00:05+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Head On Crash on Route 539 Sends Five to a Local Trauma Center

Manchester Officer Recognized for DWI Enforcement

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, Mothers Against Drunk Driving-New Jersey and the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety recognized police officers throughout New Jersey for their extraordinary efforts in preventing car crashes through DWI enforcement.  The Manchester Township Police Department is proud to announce that Ptl. Michael Guarino was one of the officers recognized [...]

By | 2017-06-16T19:34:07+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Manchester Officer Recognized for DWI Enforcement

Pair Arrested by Manchester Police for Savannah Acres Residential Burglary

On June 13, 2017, at approximately 0048 hours, the Manchester Police Department received a report of a burglary in progress at a Hillside Drive residence, located in the Savannah Acres section of Manchester Township.  The homeowner returned home to find that his residence had been ransacked.  At the same time, he heard a loud noise [...]

By | 2017-06-15T20:59:26+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Pair Arrested by Manchester Police for Savannah Acres Residential Burglary

ATV Overturns Sending One to Local Hospital

On Friday, June 9, 2017, at approximately 10:22 p.m., members of the Manchester Township Police Department responded to Clay Mine Road in the Pasadena Section of the Township to investigate a motor vehicle accident involving an overturned all terrain vehicle.   Upon arrival, officers observed a red, 2003, Honda TRX300 Sportrax on the shoulder of [...]

By | 2017-06-12T23:43:04+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on ATV Overturns Sending One to Local Hospital

Crestwood Village 5 Garden Club Presents K-9 Unit Donation

On Thursday, June 8, 2017, the Manchester Township Police K-9 Unit was honored to accept a generous $2,000 donation from the Crestwood Village 5 Garden Club. K-9 Officers, Marc Micciulla and Steven Wendruff, along with their partners Storm and Lynk, accepted the donation and presented the Garden Club members with a K-9 demonstration. This generous [...]

By | 2017-06-09T18:48:22+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Crestwood Village 5 Garden Club Presents K-9 Unit Donation

3rd Annual Law Enforcement Fitness Challenge a Resounding Success

The Manchester Township Police Department is proud to announce that the 3rd Annual Elite Law Enforcement Fitness Challenge, held on Wednesday, June 7th, successfully raised over $6,000 for a local charity while offering an intensive physical competition for police officers. This team-based competition, held at Harry Wright Lake in Whiting, raised more than $6,300.00, [...]

By | 2017-06-08T19:27:44+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on 3rd Annual Law Enforcement Fitness Challenge a Resounding Success

Mini Van Impacts Bicyclist; Riders Receive Minor Injuries

On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at approximately 8:50 p.m. officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of Commonwealth Boulevard  and Bismark Street, for a report of a motor vehicle crash involving a minivan and bicycle.  Upon arrival, officers learned that a 2014 Toyota Sienna, operated by 61-year-old, Douglas J. Moore, of Manchester [...]

By | 2017-06-07T20:51:14+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Mini Van Impacts Bicyclist; Riders Receive Minor Injuries

Police Foundation Donations Fund Purchase of K-9 Kennel

Thanks to the generous donations made by local residents, businesses, and community organizations, the Manchester Township Police Department is pleased to announce the installation of a brand new K-9 Kennel on the grounds of the Municipal Complex. This kennel, which was delivered on June 6, 2017, will provide a safe and comfortable space for K-9s, [...]

By | 2017-06-07T20:44:23+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Police Foundation Donations Fund Purchase of K-9 Kennel

SUV Sideswipes Tractor Trailer on Route 70

On Monday evening, June 5, 2017, at approximately 6:50 p.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to Route 70 in the area of Pleasant Valley Road for the report of a motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer and a SUV. Upon arrival, officers learned that a 2014 Subaru Outback, operated by 56-year-old [...]

By | 2017-06-06T18:30:06+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on SUV Sideswipes Tractor Trailer on Route 70

Four Adults Arrested on Drug Charges Including Parents Who Had Five Year Old Daughter With Them

The investigation into a series of suspicious vehicles resulted in the arrest of four Manchester Township adults on Wednesday evening. 67-year old, Joseph Alex Jr., 36-year-old, Priest Taylor, 36-year-old, Diane Carle, and 38-year-old Leander Harper, all of the Summit Park section of the Township, were arrested by members of the Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) after [...]

By | 2017-06-05T18:39:34+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Four Adults Arrested on Drug Charges Including Parents Who Had Five Year Old Daughter With Them

Fifth Graders Celebrate L.E.A.D. Graduation

Officers and educators joined with Manchester Township fifth grade students to celebrate their graduation from the L.E.A.D. program on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Led by Sgt. Charles Brooks, L.E.A.D. Officers John Decker, Michael Anderson, and Keith Craig play an instrumental role in not only educating students, but forming a strong partnership among the police, schools, [...]

By | 2017-06-01T16:47:27+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Fifth Graders Celebrate L.E.A.D. Graduation

NY Woman Charged with Solicitation of Prostitution after Massage Parlor Bust

A two-month long investigation into suspicious activity at a Whiting massage parlor led to the arrest of a 43-year-old Flushing, NY, woman. Shulan Song was arrested Tuesday on charges of solicitation of prostitution after members of the Manchester Township Police Department executed a court authorized search warrant at the Whiting Spa located on Lake Road [...]

By | 2017-05-31T13:23:57+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on NY Woman Charged with Solicitation of Prostitution after Massage Parlor Bust

Odor of Marijuana Leads to Heroin, Cocaine, and Resisting Arrest Charges

Two 20-year-old Ocean County men were arrested after an investigation into a suspicious vehicle was conducted in the area of the Comfort Inn on Route 37 in Manchester. Louis Stokes and Anthony Singletary, both of Barnegat, were arrested by members of the Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team after they were found to be in possession of [...]

By | 2017-05-31T13:18:32+00:00 May 27th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Odor of Marijuana Leads to Heroin, Cocaine, and Resisting Arrest Charges

Single Vehicle Crashes In to Woods Off of Rt. 70

On Saturday May 20, 2017, at approximately 7:05 p.m., members of the Manchester Township Police Department responded to Route 70 near milepost 42 for the report of a single vehicle crash involving a pick-up truck which left the roadway and crashed into the woods. Upon arrival, officers found a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado in the wooded [...]

By | 2017-05-23T14:02:50+00:00 May 21st, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Single Vehicle Crashes In to Woods Off of Rt. 70

Vehicle Strikes 7-Year-Old Pedestrian

On Saturday, May 20, 2017, at approximately 3:42 p.m., members of the Manchester Township Police responded to 1st Street in the Pine Lake Park section of the Township to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving a SUV which struck a 7-year-old boy. Upon arrival, officers learned that a 2012 Jeep Wrangler operated by Lauren Flanagan, [...]

By | 2017-05-23T13:28:04+00:00 May 21st, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Vehicle Strikes 7-Year-Old Pedestrian

Trenton Man Arrested for Possession of 150 Bags of Heroin; Intended for distribution in the Ocean County Area

The Manchester Township Police Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested a Trenton resident for heroin distribution on Wednesday afternoon.   Darryl Milton Jr., 23, of Wayne Avenue in Trenton, was arrested at approximately 1:13 p.m. as a result of a surveillance operation. The Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team conducted a traffic stop on the 2000 Acura TL in [...]

By | 2017-05-18T15:40:45+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Trenton Man Arrested for Possession of 150 Bags of Heroin; Intended for distribution in the Ocean County Area

Conducted Energy Device (CED) Used to Safely Gain Control of Suicidal Subject Armed with Scissors

Officers responded for a second time in just over a month to the same residence in the Pine Lake Park section of the Township for a call involving a suicidal, 27-year-old female armed with a knife. Upon arrival, the officers made contact with the subject who had slashed her arms and neck with a kitchen [...]

By | 2017-05-18T15:30:06+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Conducted Energy Device (CED) Used to Safely Gain Control of Suicidal Subject Armed with Scissors

Vape Explosion Leaves Man Injured

On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at approximately 7:18 p.m., members of the Manchester Township Police Department responded to a residence located on the 1300 block of New Brunswick Avenue, located in the Whiting section for a report of a small explosion and structure fire.  Prior to arrival, responding units were advised that there were two [...]

By | 2017-05-17T19:31:10+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Vape Explosion Leaves Man Injured

Tri-Axle Dump Truck Collides and Overturns onto a Vehicle, Sending Three Occupants to a Local Hospital

On Monday, May 15, 2017, at approximately 3:28 p.m. , members of the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of Route 539 and Harry Wright Boulevard in the Whiting section of the Township to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving an overturned dump truck. Upon arrival, officers observed a gray, 2008, Nissan Altima pinned [...]

By | 2017-05-16T14:47:40+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Tri-Axle Dump Truck Collides and Overturns onto a Vehicle, Sending Three Occupants to a Local Hospital

Tri-Axle Dump Truck Leaves Roadway and Strikes Trees after Commercial Vehicles Collide

On Monday, May 15, 2017, at approximately 8:27 a.m., members of the Manchester Township Police Department responded to Route 539 in the Whiting section of the Township to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving two commercial vehicles.  Upon arrival, officers observed a red, 2001, Mack tri-axle dump truck facing south in the woods, wedged under [...]

By | 2017-05-16T14:18:38+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Tri-Axle Dump Truck Leaves Roadway and Strikes Trees after Commercial Vehicles Collide

Whiting Car Stop Leads to Drug Distribution Charges

A Manchester man and a Forked River woman were arrested and charged with a litany of drug offenses after they were found to be in possession of heroin, cocaine, hypodermic syringes and an assortment of other drug paraphernalia during a motor vehicle stop on Tuesday afternoon. Dandre Tubbs, 29, of Birmingham Avenue in Manchester and [...]

By | 2017-05-05T14:22:06+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Whiting Car Stop Leads to Drug Distribution Charges

Manchester Township Police Department Swears In Two Patrolmen

The Manchester Township Police Department is pleased to welcome its newest Patrolmen, Gavin Reilly and Victoria Raub, who were sworn in by Mayor Kenneth T. Palmer during a ceremony in the Municipal Complex Civic Center on May 1, 2017, in front of family and police personnel. Taking his oath first was Gavin Reilly, who excelled [...]

By | 2017-05-05T15:37:18+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Manchester Township Police Department Swears In Two Patrolmen

Overturned Vehicle Crash Sends Two to the Hospital

On Tuesday afternoon, April 18, 2017, at approximately 4:44 p.m., members of the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of County Route 539 near the entrance to Cousins Paintball Park, to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving an overturned vehicle.  Upon arrival, officers observed a 2007 Ford Focus overturned lying on its roof [...]

By | 2017-04-25T18:12:31+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Overturned Vehicle Crash Sends Two to the Hospital

Cargo Van Overturns After Collision With Pickup, Driver in Critical Condition

On Saturday, April 15, 2017, at approximately 4:07 p.m., members of the Manchester Township Police responded to the intersection of Coolidge Ave and New York Ave in the Whiting section of town for the report of a two vehicle crash. Upon arrival, officers found that a 2013 Dodge Ram Pickup had impacted a 2004 Chevrolet [...]

By | 2017-04-25T18:42:28+00:00 April 15th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Cargo Van Overturns After Collision With Pickup, Driver in Critical Condition

Crash Near Harry Wright Lake Causes Vehicle to Catch Fire

On Tuesday evening, April 11, 2017, at approximately 6:05 p.m., members of the Manchester Township Police Department responded to Nature Way in the area of Harry Wright Lake in the Whiting section of the Township, to investigate a vehicle fire. Upon arrival, officers observed a 2013 BMW 328 slightly off the roadway against a tree [...]

By | 2017-04-25T18:51:15+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Crash Near Harry Wright Lake Causes Vehicle to Catch Fire

Honoring Cpl. Scott Thompson

Today, April 10th, marks the two year anniversary since the sudden and tragic loss of Manchester Township Police Cpl. Scott R. Thompson. To celebrate his memory as well as the impact that he had on us all, members of his family joined his brother officers at this morning’s shift muster. There, the table where Cpl. [...]

By | 2017-04-25T19:06:06+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Honoring Cpl. Scott Thompson

Volunteers Install Smoke Detectors in Pine Ridge Homes

If a fire breaks out in your home, you may have just two minutes to escape. In an effort to reduce the number of home fire-related injuries and fatalities, the American Red Cross has launched the Red Cross Home Fire Campaign, helping local families take important steps to prevent fires and be better prepared should [...]

By | 2017-04-25T19:19:15+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Volunteers Install Smoke Detectors in Pine Ridge Homes

Quad Rider Who Damaged High School Property Identified and Arrested

Numerous tips received by the Manchester Township Police Department led to the arrest of a 26-year-old Manchester man March 28, 2017, on charges of criminal mischief. Tyler Kowalski, of Wranglebrook Road, was positively identified as the individual who caused approximately $5,000 in damage to the soccer and JV softball field fences at Manchester Township High [...]

By | 2017-05-05T15:28:15+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Quad Rider Who Damaged High School Property Identified and Arrested