Manchester Police News

Christmas Day Blaze Severely Damages Whiting Home

A Christmas day fire severely damages an unoccupied Whiting home. The fire broke out shortly after 2 p.m. at the unoccupied Newark Avenue residence. Although the homeowners were not home when the blaze broke out, their gold retriever was in the garage of the residence. It was safely rescued by officers from the department, however, [...]

By | 2016-12-26T21:17:11+00:00 December 26th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Two Charged with an Attempt to Burglarize a Crestwood Village Residence

On December 22, 2016, at approximately 5:00 a.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the report of an attempted burglary in progress at a residence on Molly Pitcher Boulevard in the Crestwood Village 4 section of Manchester Township.  As patrol officers arrived in the area, Patrolman Michael Anderson observed a subject off [...]

By | 2016-12-23T22:15:51+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Officers Honored During Annual Manchester Police Departmental Awards

Several Manchester Township Police Officers, including the four who saved the life of a retired New Jersey State Trooper, were recognized for their heroic and selfless acts during the Annual Departmental Awards Ceremony held in the Municipal Complex Courtroom on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. Among the honorees were Sgt. Robert Sharry, Ptl. Michael Guarino, Ptl. [...]

By | 2016-12-21T21:19:55+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manchester Officer Recognized for DWI Enforcement Efforts

The Manchester Township Police Department is proud to announce that Ptl. Brian Collins was recognized for being among the finalists for this year’s Kimberly Smith Ames DWI Prevention Award, presented by the Ocean County Police Traffic Safety Officer’s Association and the Smith Family on December 15, 2016. Ptl. Collins, a 17-year veteran of the Manchester [...]

By | 2016-12-16T21:10:02+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manchester PBA 246 Grateful for Another Successful “Dinner with Santa”

In following a tradition full of joy for Manchester Township PBA 246 and its community partners, local children in need were treated to an evening of holiday cheer during the annual “Dinner with Santa” held on December 9, 2016. More than 250 local children and their families were invited to attend the event this past [...]

By | 2016-12-13T21:02:07+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Second Arrest Made in Month-Long Investigation into Senior Community Burglaries

On December 9, 2016, a second subject was arrested in connection with the rash of senior community burglaries that occurred over the past month. Patrick Frew, a 28 year old male from Buena Visa Drive, Berkeley Township was arrested when he arrived home by members of the Manchester Township Investigations Bureau.  Patrick Frew's arrest was [...]

By | 2016-12-11T21:00:58+00:00 December 11th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jewelry and Weapons Recovered in Month-Long Investigation into Senior Community Burglaries

A month-long investigation by Manchester Township Police Detectives into a string of burglaries in two Manchester Township senior communities, during which jewelry and firearms were stolen, has resulted in multiple charges for a Berkeley Township man. Over a one month period, 12 burglaries and two attempted burglaries were reported in the Leisure Knoll section of [...]

By | 2016-12-09T20:28:26+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Police, School Partner for #NotEvenOnce Drug Awareness Program

In an effort to connect with high school students and teach them about the dangers of opiates, the Manchester Township Police Department created a comprehensive drug awareness program for 12th grade students, the first of its kind in the State of New Jersey. The program, called #NotEvenOnce, touches on a common theme Officers often hear [...]

By | 2016-12-09T15:13:49+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Head On Collision on Route 571 Sends Two to a Local Trauma Center with Serious Injuries

A nighttime head-on collision on Route 571 in the Ridgeway section of the Township sends two men to a local trauma center with serious injuries. 41-year-old Toms River resident, David M Rehl and 37-year-old Brick resident, Michael P. Redding were transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune for treatment of serious injuries after [...]

By | 2016-12-07T14:42:36+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manchester Police Promotes Officers and Welcomes Two New Patrolmen

The Manchester Township Police Department is pleased to announce the promotions of one Lieutenant and three Sergeants, as well as the hiring of a Patrolman and Class II Special Officer during a November 30, 2016, ceremony in the Municipal Complex Civic Center. Before their family, friends, and police personnel including Chief Lisa Parker, Mayor Kenneth [...]

By | 2016-12-02T16:47:38+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Motorcyclist Injured After Being Struck by SUV

At approximately 3:37 p.m. on November 19, 2016, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to County Route 547 in the Ridgeway Section of the Township to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving a SUV and a motorcycle. Upon arrival, officers observed a 1999, Chevrolet Suburban and a 2015, Harley Davidson Motorcycle in the [...]

By | 2016-11-23T21:51:45+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Collison with Parked School Bus Sends 4 to the Hospital

An early morning crash on November 14, 2016, involving a Manchester Township school bus sent four individuals to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries on Monday morning. Officers responded to the Manchester Middle School after Tracey Schadewald, 45, of Manchester, struck the rear of a parked school bus with her 2013 Chrysler Town and Country [...]

By | 2016-11-14T14:12:14+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Five Injured in Five Car Crash on Route 70 in Manchester

A five-vehicle chain-reaction crash on Friday morning, November 4, 2016, snarled traffic on Route 70 near the intersection of Green Acres Road, in the eastern section of the township. At approximately 11:17 a.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of State Highway 70 and Green Acres Road for the report [...]

By | 2016-11-07T18:57:00+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lakehurst Woman Charged With Stealing & Fraudulently Using Credit Card

On August 28, 2016, Manchester Township Police Officer Mark Micciulla took a report involving the theft of a credit card as well as its fraudulent use at four separate locations in and around Manchester Township. These unauthorized fraudulent charges took place at the Manchester ShopRite, Hall's Gulf Service Station, Lakehurst Dunkin Donuts, and Wawa in [...]

By | 2016-10-31T16:10:35+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Township, Police Officials Recognize Ridgeway Fire Co.’s Grant Writing Success

Manchester Township and Police Department officials are proud to recognize the money-saving efforts of our Emergency Responders, most notably the Ridgeway Volunteer Fire Company for their recent success in securing more than three quarters of a million dollars in federal grant funding. While attending a New Jersey League of Municipalities seminar on grant funding for [...]

By | 2016-10-28T13:45:47+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manchester Police Welcome Second Chaplain to Department

The Manchester Township Police are pleased to welcome Pastor Robert Clark as the Department’s second Police Chaplain, expanding an important program in which highly trained clergy assist officers and the community during times of need. Pastor Clark joins Rev. James Davis, who has served as the Manchester Township Police Chaplain since November of 2011, in [...]

By | 2016-10-25T14:49:09+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Residents Displaced by Early Morning Fire

On Saturday morning, October 22, 2016, at approximately 6:53 a.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to 45 Fox Street in the Pine Ridge section of the Township for the report of a possible structure fire. Upon the arrival, officers observed heavy smoke and flames coming from the rear of the single family [...]

By | 2016-10-24T18:32:49+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Two Vehicles Collide on State Highway 70, One Injured

On Thursday, October 20, 2016, at approximately 4:30 p.m., members of the Manchester Township Police Patrol Bureau responded to the intersection of Manchester Boulevard and State Highway 70 to investigate a report of a motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival, officers learned that two vehicles had been involved in the crash. The first, a 2014 Toyota Prius, [...]

By | 2016-10-21T15:44:42+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Whiting Resident Injured in Two Vehicle Crash

A two vehicle crash in the intersection of Route 70 and Colonial Drive this afternoon snarled traffic in the area for approximately one hour. A 72-year-old Whiting resident, Janet Sabba, was injured during a collision between her Dodge Caravan and an Isuzu box truck, operated by 61-year-old Kenneth Parker Jr. of Browns Mills. The box [...]

By | 2016-10-19T13:24:11+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle in Silverwoods Parking Lot

A Manchester Township resident was struck by a backing vehicle as she walked across the parking lot in the Silverwoods Independent Living complex on Monday morning. 64-year old, Catherine Burt, was walking through the parking lot when she was struck by vehicle which was backing from a parking space. On Monday, October 17, at approximately [...]

By | 2016-10-18T16:04:18+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manchester Police Officers Visit Whiting Elementary for Interactive Program

Continuing a successful outreach program that began two years ago, students at the Whiting Elementary School yesterday were taught the ins and outs of law enforcement and given important safety lessons from Manchester Township Police officers. The four interactive stations at the October 13, 2016, event allowed elementary students to take a hands-on look at [...]

By | 2016-10-14T14:42:18+00:00 October 14th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Potpourri of Drugs Seized During Car Stop

The motor vehicle stop of a Freehold Township man, lead to the seizure of various types of narcotics as well as related paraphernalia early Wednesday morning. Ptl. Jason Wiener stopped a Ford Explorer for a motor vehicle violation and shortly thereafter found the operator to be in possession of heroin, marijuana, Xanax, Suboxone as well [...]

By | 2016-10-12T15:01:03+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chief Praises Quick Actions That Prevented Suicide by Cop

Manchester Township Police Chief Lisa Parker today recognized the outstanding efforts of two Manchester Township officers and family members of a distraught man with preventing a tragedy. On Saturday, October 8, 2016,at approximately 11 p.m., officers responded to a New York Avenue residence in reference a 911 call involving an intoxicated male. Responding officers had [...]

By | 2016-10-11T20:48:47+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Toms River Crash Results in DWI Arrest in Manchester

A Manchester Township woman was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Endangering the Welfare of a Child after she left the scene of crash in Toms River. The suspect, 45-year-old Wendy Soden was arrested by Officer Michael Guarino at a residence in Whiting. On Friday evening, October 7, 2016, the Manchester Township Police [...]

By | 2016-10-11T20:45:20+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Motorcyclist Hospitalized following Crash with Car

Route 530 in the Whiting Section of the Township was closed down for several hours in the area of Pine Ridge Boulevard due to a motor vehicle accident involving a Harley Davidson motorcycle and a Hyundai Sonata. On Thursday, October 6, 2016, at approximately 2:07 p.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the [...]

By | 2016-10-07T17:12:51+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Leisure Knoll Harmonics Group Presents K-9 Unit Donation

On Wednesday, October 5, 2016, Lt. Vincent Manco was presented with a generous $500 donation to the Manchester Township Police K-9 Unit by the Leisure Knoll Harmonics musical group. After approximately 25 years of performances throughout Manchester Township’s senior communities and nursing homes, the Harmonics have made the decision to disband. With some funds leftover [...]

By | 2016-10-07T17:09:19+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vehicle Strikes Pedestrian Before Crashing into Residence

A driver who apparently confused the accelerator for the brake pedal struck a pedestrian and then a residence on South Chestnut Avenue in the Whiting Section of the Township on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. The driver of the vehicle as well as the pedestrian were not seriously injured in the crash. Officers from the Manchester [...]

By | 2016-10-06T17:05:06+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manchester Police Presents Donation to Children’s Specialized Hospital

Members of the Manchester Township Police Department visited the Children's Specialized Hospital in Toms River on Wednesday, October 5, to present a donation of $1,551 raised during the Ocean County Bravest and Finest Flag Football Tournament this past summer. The officers met staff members and were given a tour of the impressive Stevens Road facility, [...]

By | 2016-10-06T17:03:02+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments