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Officers Honored by MADD

We're very proud of Ptl. Michael Guarino and Ptl. Matthew Walaszek, who represented the Manchester Township Police Department at the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) New Jersey Annual Statewide Law Enforcement Recognition held on June 12, 2018, at Rutgers University. The officers were awarded the Distinguished Service Award, which honored those dedicated officers who have shown exemplary [...]

By | 2018-06-14T13:30:48+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Officers Honored by MADD

Toms River Man Drowns at Harry Wright Lake

On June 11, 2018, at approximately 6:32pm, the Manchester Township Police Department received a 911 call from an individual reporting a missing swimmer at Harry Wright Lake, which is located in the Whiting section of the Township. The caller advised police dispatch that a male swimmer had fallen off of a raft in the lake [...]

By | 2018-06-12T13:35:58+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Toms River Man Drowns at Harry Wright Lake

Manchester Township Police Department Welcomes Two New Patrol Officers

The Manchester Township Police Department is pleased to welcome two new patrol officers to the force. Jesse Tate and Jordan Weed were sworn in as full-time officers by Mayor Kenneth T. Palmer during a ceremony in the Municipal Complex Civic Center on June 5, 2018, in front of family, police personnel and Township administrators. The [...]

By | 2018-06-06T14:10:11+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Manchester Township Police Department Welcomes Two New Patrol Officers

Motor Vehicle Stop Results in Seizure of 1.6 Pounds of Cocaine Valued at Over $72,000

A Beachwood Borough resident was arrested after being stopped on State Highway 37 in Manchester.  On May 30, 2018, members of the Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) observed a vehicle in the area of County Route 571 near State Highway 70.  The vehicle was subsequently stopped for motor vehicle violations on SH 37 in the area [...]

By | 2018-06-01T18:53:08+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Motor Vehicle Stop Results in Seizure of 1.6 Pounds of Cocaine Valued at Over $72,000

Sgt. Antonio Ellis Completes Prestigious Command and Leadership Academy

Congratulations, Sgt. Antonio Ellis, on your May 31, 2018, graduation from the prestigious Command and Leadership Academy administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police! The intensive program, which began on January 10, focused on conflict management, critical thinking, communications, counseling, decision making, and leadership science. The Command and Leadership Academy was [...]

By | 2018-06-14T17:56:43+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Sgt. Antonio Ellis Completes Prestigious Command and Leadership Academy

Toms River Man Arrested for Attempted Murder

On Saturday, May 26, 2018, at approximately 2:40 p.m. the Manchester Police Department received a call from a concerned citizen who reported that a suspicious black sport utility vehicle was driving around the Pine Lake Park recreational area located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Just as that information was being received, a 24-year-old South Toms [...]

By | 2018-05-30T16:19:35+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Toms River Man Arrested for Attempted Murder

Traffic Safety Section Promotes Responsibility at Manchester High School

The Traffic Safety Section of the Manchester Township Police recently teamed up with the Manchester Township Board of Education to remind students to drive responsibly, always. The striking visual of a wrecked car, loaned by Priced Rite Towing of Toms River, along with banners from New Jersey Highway Traffic Safety, were placed at the entrance [...]

By | 2018-06-14T18:07:14+00:00 May 26th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Traffic Safety Section Promotes Responsibility at Manchester High School

Two Manchester Residents Arrested for Possession of 310 Bags of Heroin

The Manchester Township Police Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) arrested two Manchester residents for heroin possession/distribution early Saturday morning.  Alex Ciccone, 28, of the Pine Acres Manor section of Manchester, and Brittany Parker, 21, of the Pine Lake section of Manchester, were arrested at approximately 12:29 am as a result of a narcotics related surveillance operation. [...]

By | 2018-05-18T18:44:30+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Two Manchester Residents Arrested for Possession of 310 Bags of Heroin

Hit and Run Vehicle Flees Scene; Drive Arrested after Eluding

On Thursday May 17, 2018, at approximately 8:05 pm, Sgt. Robert Sharry of the Manchester Township Police Department was on patrol in the area of Route 37 and Colonial Drive when he was flagged down by two females who stated that they had just been victims of a hit-and-run crash. The two females told Sgt. [...]

By | 2018-05-18T18:42:43+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Hit and Run Vehicle Flees Scene; Drive Arrested after Eluding

Human Remains Found

On Tuesday, May 15, 2018, members of the Manchester Township Police responded to a heavily wooded area off of Ridgeway Boulevard to investigate the report of possible human remains being found by an engineering crew. Upon arrival. Patrolman Jason Wiener met with the workers and learned that they had located, what they believed to be, [...]

By | 2018-05-16T18:17:20+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Human Remains Found

Three Vehicle Crash Injures 3 and One Driver Airlifted to Hospital for Injuries

On Monday, April 30, 2018, at approximately 11:24 am, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of Commonwealth and Northampton Boulevards in the Pine Lake Park section of the Township to investigate a serious motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, officers located a blue, 2007, Hyundai Azera on the front lawn of [...]

By | 2018-05-01T15:30:13+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Three Vehicle Crash Injures 3 and One Driver Airlifted to Hospital for Injuries

Police Records Supervisor/Support Aide Positions

Please see the attached job postings for the positions of Police Records Supervisor and Police Support Aide(s). Please click each for a larger view.  Application can be found at: http://www.manchestertwp.com/…/Manchester-Township-Employme… Typed Application and Resume to be personally delivered to Command Support Assistant Ron Rhein, between the hours of 8:30 am – 3:00 pm Monday through Friday, at the [...]

By | 2018-04-27T15:21:25+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Police Records Supervisor/Support Aide Positions

Citizen Complaints Led to Numerous Drug Arrests

A proactive enforcement campaign launched by members of the Manchester Township Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team (N.E.T.) led to thirteen arrests in various areas throughout the Township. The enforcement and interdiction detail began after the Narcotics Enforcement Team received several complaints of suspected narcotics related activity in three township neighborhoods.  Over the course of several [...]

By | 2018-04-16T15:41:17+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Citizen Complaints Led to Numerous Drug Arrests

Woman Struck By Her Own Vehicle

On Wednesday April 4, 2018, at approximately 12:02 pm, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the Shop Rite parking lot, located in Manchester Plaza on Route 70 for the report of a motor vehicle crash involving a struck pedestrian. Upon arrival, officers located a female with injuries to both legs, in the [...]

By | 2018-04-06T19:49:35+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Woman Struck By Her Own Vehicle

Two Pemberton Township Men Arrested fro Burglary

On April 6, 2018, officers from the Manchester Police Department responded to a seasonal camping/hunting trailer located in the Brendan Byrne State Forest to investigate a report of an attempted burglary. This area, which is a very remote and heavily wooded section in the western-most portion of Manchester Township, is the same area where two [...]

By | 2018-04-16T15:53:09+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Two Pemberton Township Men Arrested fro Burglary

UDrive. UText. UPay. Distracted Driving Enforcement and Education Campaign Coming to Manchester Township in April

Law enforcement officers from the Manchester Township Police Department again will be cracking down on distracted drivers during the month of April as part of New Jersey’s UDrive. UText. UPay. enforcement campaign. Beginning April 1 and running through April 21, the high visibility law enforcement initiative will target motorists who engage in dangerous distracted driving [...]

By | 2018-03-29T15:16:05+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on UDrive. UText. UPay. Distracted Driving Enforcement and Education Campaign Coming to Manchester Township in April

Driver Injured When Vehicle Overturns in Retirement Community

On Friday, March 23, 2018, at approximately 6:31 p.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of Verona Drive in the Renaissance retirement community for the report of an overturned vehicle. Initial reports indicated that the driver was still in the vehicle. The initial investigation revealed that the operator, 89-year-old Joseph [...]

By | 2018-03-28T13:46:54+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Driver Injured When Vehicle Overturns in Retirement Community

Lt. Vincent Manco Completes Prestigious FBI National Academy Program

The Manchester Township Police Department is proud to announce that Lt. Vincent Manco was among the 223 law enforcement officers who graduated from the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, Virginia, last week. The 271st Session of the National Academy consisted of men and women from 48 states, including members of law enforcement agencies from [...]

By | 2018-03-23T17:51:24+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Lt. Vincent Manco Completes Prestigious FBI National Academy Program

Winter Storm Toby Causes Numerous Power Outages and Downs Power Lines Throughout the Township

As Winter Storm Toby leaves the area, both residents and Township officials have begun to assess the damages left in its wake. Prolonged hours of heavy wet snow and moderate winds caused numerous powerlines and tree limbs to sag or break free and fall to the ground. As of Thursday morning, approximately 1600 residents are [...]

By | 2018-03-23T17:58:20+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Winter Storm Toby Causes Numerous Power Outages and Downs Power Lines Throughout the Township

Female Driver Transported to Trauma Center After Vehicle Strikes Utility Pole and Overturns

On Sunday, March 18, 2018, at approximately 3:37 p.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of 82 Lacey Road in the Whiting section of the Township for the report of an overturned vehicle. Upon arrival, officers located a 2017 Honda Accord on its passenger’s side with an elderly female trapped [...]

By | 2018-03-20T15:43:37+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Female Driver Transported to Trauma Center After Vehicle Strikes Utility Pole and Overturns