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Manchester Man Dies in State Highway 70 Collision

On Sunday, December 1, 2019 at approximately 6:06 pm, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of State Highway 70 and Green Acres Road to investigate a serious motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles. Upon arrival, officers observed a 2017 Subaru Forester, with heavy front end damage in the eastbound lane [...]

By |2019-12-02T16:33:08+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Manchester Man Dies in State Highway 70 Collision

Coffee with a Cop – December 5, 2019

Come join us at Terry's Cafe and Market (1900 NJ 70, Manchester, NJ 08759) on December 5th, 2019 for Coffee with a Cop! This event is from 9:00am to 11:00am. Grab a cup and speak with members of our Patrol Division, Traffic Safety Division, and Investigations Bureau to discuss various topics concerning our community. Contact [...]

By |2019-11-21T15:54:09+00:00November 21st, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Coffee with a Cop – December 5, 2019

Local Family Donates Traffic Safety Drone

Thank you to the Zaleck family, who on November 13, 2019, generously donated the monetary equivalent of a DJI drone to the Manchester Township Police Department. Retired Manchester Officer Sandy Drake and three year old Brian Drake presented the donation to the department on behalf of the Zaleck Family. Accepting the donation were Chief Lisa [...]

By |2019-11-21T16:17:02+00:00November 15th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Local Family Donates Traffic Safety Drone

Police Successfully De-escalate Incident with Emotionally Disturbed Man Armed with Rifle

Manchester Police officers successfully averted a tragedy by de-escalating a situation in which a township man, armed with a semi-automatic rifle stated to a family member that he wanted to “kill people.” During the early morning hours of November 9, 2019 members of the Manchester Police Department investigated an incident at a Pine Lake Park [...]

By |2019-11-14T20:58:18+00:00November 14th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Police Successfully De-escalate Incident with Emotionally Disturbed Man Armed with Rifle

Four Injured as a Vehicle Collides Head-On with a Dump Truck

On Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at approximately 8:29 am, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of Route 530 and Congasia Road in the Whiting section of town to investigate a motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles and a utility trailer in the roadway. Upon arrival, officers observed an orange 2009 [...]

By |2019-11-05T20:42:28+00:00November 5th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Four Injured as a Vehicle Collides Head-On with a Dump Truck

Following Honorable Career, Det. Peter Manco Retires

The Manchester Township Police Department says goodbye and good luck to Detective Peter Manco, who retired on Oct. 31, 2019, due to an injury sustained in August of 2018 when he and three other officers were struck by an impaired driver while conducting a motor vehicle stop. Since then, Det. Manco valiantly attempted to [...]

By |2019-11-21T16:35:27+00:00November 2nd, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Following Honorable Career, Det. Peter Manco Retires

Narcotics Enforcement Unit Seizes Over $3,000 in Heroin

Two Mercer County residents were arrested after being stopped on County Route 571 near the intersection of Commonwealth Blvd. On October 29, 2019, members of the Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) stopped a vehicle in the Circle K parking lot on County Route 571 for a motor vehicle violation. Through further investigation officers conducted a search [...]

By |2019-11-04T14:23:41+00:00November 1st, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Narcotics Enforcement Unit Seizes Over $3,000 in Heroin

Single Fatality in Sunday Motorcycle Crash

On Sunday, October 6, 2019, at approximately 11:30 a.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to Route 539 at the intersection of Cherry Street in the Whiting section of town to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving multiple vehicles and a motorcyclist. Upon arrival, officers observed a 2007 Honda Motorcycle on its side [...]

By |2019-10-08T14:24:27+00:00October 8th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Single Fatality in Sunday Motorcycle Crash

New SRO, Class III Officers Introduced

With the start of the school year, we’re pleased to introduce a new team of officers who are working to protect Manchester Township’s students! In addition to our new SRO Victoria Raub, who previously served in the Patrol Bureau, two Class III Officers, John Zupan and Henry “Rick” Pasqualini, have been assigned to work throughout [...]

By |2019-09-09T18:05:24+00:00September 9th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on New SRO, Class III Officers Introduced

Two Patrolmen Take Oaths

Following an intensive hiring process that began months ago with more than 100 candidates, we’re pleased to welcome Patrolmen Jose Diaz and Kamar Gainey to the Manchester Township Police Department. The Patrolmen who were sworn in on September 3, 2019, by Ken Palmer, Mayor of Manchester, during a ceremony at Town Hall. These two recruits excelled [...]

By |2019-09-06T14:34:45+00:00September 6th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Two Patrolmen Take Oaths

Vehicle Overturns During Collision Injuring Four

On Friday, August 23, 2019, at approximately 5:12 pm, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of State Highway 70 and County Road 571 to investigate a motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles. Initial reports indicated that the two vehicles were still in the roadway and that one of the vehicles [...]

By |2019-08-27T20:17:30+00:00August 25th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Vehicle Overturns During Collision Injuring Four

Local Convenience Store Gets Burglarized Twice in Same Week

The Manchester Township Police Department is investigating two separate burglaries to the Circle K convenience store located at 2001 Ridgeway Road in the eastern section of the township. Both burglaries occurred in the early morning hours when the store was closed and both occurred within a seven day period.   On Saturday morning, August 17th, [...]

By |2019-08-27T20:11:28+00:00August 25th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Local Convenience Store Gets Burglarized Twice in Same Week

Two Car Crash Sends Two to Hospital for Treatment of Minor Injuries

On Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at approximately 11:32 am, members of the Manchester Township Police responded to the area of Route 70 and Route 539 for the report of a head on collision with injuries, in the Whiting section of the township. Upon arrival, officers located a 2009 Buick Lucerne and a 2015 Tesla Model S [...]

By |2019-08-01T15:23:33+00:00August 1st, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Two Car Crash Sends Two to Hospital for Treatment of Minor Injuries

5 Car Crash Sends One to Trauma Center

On Monday, July 22, 2019, at approximately 1:12 pm, members of the Manchester Township Police responded to the area of Route 37 and Alexander Avenue for the report of a multi-vehicle collision in the roadway. Responding officers were informed that there were reports of injuries as well as airbag deployment. The crash occurred in the [...]

By |2019-07-23T13:45:03+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on 5 Car Crash Sends One to Trauma Center