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Easter Crash Sends Two to Hospital for Treatment of Non-Life Threatening Injuries

On Sunday, April 21, 2019, at approximately 7:10 p.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of Commonwealth Blvd., and Beacon Street in the Pine Lake Park section, to investigate a report of a crash involving two vehicles, one of which had reportedly caught fire. Upon arrival, officers observed a 2003 [...]

By |2019-04-22T19:28:57+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Easter Crash Sends Two to Hospital for Treatment of Non-Life Threatening Injuries

NJ Man Charged with 93 Criminal Offenses for Damaging Vehicles Throughout County

A multi-jurisdictional investigation into multiple acts of criminal mischief to vehicles in Ocean County led to the arrest of 35 year old Chesterfield, New Jersey resident Anthony Lewis. Mr. Lewis was charged with thirty-one counts of criminal mischief, thirty-one counts of interference with transportation and thirty-one counts of reckless endangerment of another person. The investigation [...]

By |2019-04-12T14:14:15+00:00April 12th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on NJ Man Charged with 93 Criminal Offenses for Damaging Vehicles Throughout County

Wells Fargo Bank in Whiting Robbed by Unknown Male

  On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at approximately 4:35 pm hours, the Manchester Township Police Department received a hold-up alarm from the Wells Fargo Bank located at 501 Route 530 in the Whiting section of the Township. While en route to the bank, responding officers learned that a male subject had entered the establishment, demanded [...]

By |2019-04-10T18:44:27+00:00April 10th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Wells Fargo Bank in Whiting Robbed by Unknown Male

Manager/Treasurer Charged with Stealing Youth Baseball Team Funds

A 52-year-old township travel baseball team manager was arrested on March 21, 2019, after it was learned that he misappropriated $6,500 in team money. Michael Walters, of Pine Lake Park was charged with one count of theft by deception following the investigation by Manchester Township Police. On March 20, 2019, coaches and team representatives for [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:33:24+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Manager/Treasurer Charged with Stealing Youth Baseball Team Funds

‘911eye’ Video System Featured on NBC Nightly News

We’re very proud that the groundbreaking “911eye” system, recently deployed in Manchester Township, received national attention on the NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt! With 911eye, our Public Safety Telecommunicators have the option of seeing a secure, ‘one-time-use’ live video stream from a caller’s smartphone, should they give permission. This live view, along with the caller’s [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:55:43+00:00March 20th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on ‘911eye’ Video System Featured on NBC Nightly News

Multi-Agency Traffic Enforcement Detail

During the morning hours of Wednesday, March 13th, officers from the Manchester Police Department joined officers from the Jackson Township Police Department in conducting a traffic enforcement detail along portions of County Route 571 in both municipalities. The purpose of this detail was to enforce New Jersey’s motor vehicle laws as part of an ongoing [...]

By |2019-03-14T19:57:17+00:00March 14th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Multi-Agency Traffic Enforcement Detail

Accreditation Assessment Scheduled for March 11, 2019

Chief Lisa D. Parker announced today that a team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will arrive on Monday, March 11, 2019, to examine all aspects of the Manchester Township Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services. “Verification by the team that the Manchester Township [...]

By |2019-03-07T14:06:02+00:00March 5th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Accreditation Assessment Scheduled for March 11, 2019

‘911eye’ Live Video Streaming Service, Comes to Manchester Township

The Manchester Township Police Department is proud to announce the arrival of “911eye,” an emergency video streaming service that will allow anyone with a smartphone to provide our police dispatchers with a live view of what they are seeing, in many cases, before emergency responders are even mobilized. “911eye will fundamentally change how the Manchester [...]

By |2019-03-05T14:51:40+00:00March 5th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on ‘911eye’ Live Video Streaming Service, Comes to Manchester Township

Fuel Oil Tanker Overturns, Sending Driver to the Hospital

 On Wednesday February 20, 2019, at approximately 12:00 pm, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of County Route 571 (Ridgeway Road) and State Highway 70 to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving an overturned fuel oil tanker.  Upon arrival, officers observed a 1986, Ford tanker truck overturned on the passenger [...]

By |2019-02-25T17:32:09+00:00February 21st, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Fuel Oil Tanker Overturns, Sending Driver to the Hospital

Proceeds from Fundraiser Presented to Megan Franzoso

On January 24, 2019, members of the Manchester Township Police Department were beyond thrilled to present Megan Franzoso with the proceeds generated from the A Game For Megan fundraising event! We would like to give big thank you to everyone who was involved in putting together the event special for Megan, including the Toms River [...]

By |2019-02-07T19:19:37+00:00January 24th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Proceeds from Fundraiser Presented to Megan Franzoso

Officers Take Oaths

The Manchester Township Police Department is pleased to welcome two new officers, Patrolman Michael Gardner and Special Law Enforcement Officer II (SLEO II) Kevin Rembach, who were sworn in by Mayor Kenneth T. Palmer during a ceremony in the Municipal Complex Civic Center on January 14, 2019, in front of family, police personnel and Township [...]

By |2019-02-07T19:28:51+00:00January 16th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Officers Take Oaths

Private Performing Arts Teacher Charged

A township man who owns and operates a private performing arts studio in the Whiting section of Manchester Township has been arrested and charged in relation to inappropriate interactions with several studio participants. Michael W. Grande, 43, of Whiting was charged with Endangering the Welfare of Children, Promoting Obscene Material to a Person under 18, [...]

By |2019-01-04T19:12:55+00:00January 4th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Private Performing Arts Teacher Charged

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle Hit and Run

On Friday, September 28, 2018 at approximately 3:54 p.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to Molly Pitcher Lane in the Crestwood Village section of the Township for the report a person being struck by a vehicle. Upon arrival, officers observed a 46-year-old male, later identified as Dominick Demorato, of Ocean Gate lying [...]

By |2018-10-05T14:04:50+00:00September 28th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle Hit and Run