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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

Two New Officers Take Oaths

The Manchester Township Police Department is pleased to welcome two new officers, Patrolman Jason Tarabokija and Special Law Enforcement Officer II Robert Campolei, who were sworn in by Mayor Kenneth T. Palmer during a ceremony in the Municipal Complex Civic Center on September 10, 2018, in front of family, police personnel and Township administrators. The [...]

By |2018-09-11T15:10:00+00:00September 11th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Two New Officers Take Oaths

This Labor Day, Remember to ‘Move Over’ for Emergency Vehicles

In 2009, New Jersey enacted a law aimed at reducing deaths or injuries to roadside emergency workers such as police officers, firefighters, ambulance drivers, road crews and tow truck operators. This law requires that the operator of a motor vehicle, upon approaching a stationary emergency vehicle with flashing, blinking or alternating red or blue lights [...]

By |2018-08-30T15:26:49+00:00August 30th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on This Labor Day, Remember to ‘Move Over’ for Emergency Vehicles

4 Officers Injured When Motorist Strikes Stopped Vehicle

Four Manchester Township Police officers and another man sustained injuries after a driver struck a stopped vehicle during a motor vehicle stop on Route 37 Thursday night. At approximately 11:13 p.m., Ptl. Gavin Reilly and members of the Manchester Township Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team stopped a 1997, Ford Explorer on Route 37 [...]

By |2018-08-10T18:21:20+00:00August 10th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on 4 Officers Injured When Motorist Strikes Stopped Vehicle

Two Motorcycles Collide Sending Both Drivers to Trauma Center

On Friday, August 10, 2018, at approximately 4:41 pm, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of Route 571 and Ridgeway Boulevard, in the Ridgeway Section of the Township, to investigate a motor vehicle accident involving two motorcycles.   Upon arrival, officers observed two motorcycles, a Kawasaki Ninja and a Harley [...]

By |2018-08-13T19:06:25+00:00August 10th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Two Motorcycles Collide Sending Both Drivers to Trauma Center

Driver Trapped and Airlifted for Injuries as Vehicle Overturns on Route 70

  On Monday, August 6, 2018, at approximately 3:48 pm, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of Route 70 near mile marker 34.5, in the Whiting section of the Township, to investigate a serious motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles. Initial reports indicated that there were multiple injuries and that at [...]

By |2018-08-07T14:50:21+00:00August 7th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Driver Trapped and Airlifted for Injuries as Vehicle Overturns on Route 70

Pedestrian Hospitalized with Minor Injuries After Being Struck by Vehicle in Parking Lot

On Saturday, July 21, 2018, at approximately 1:10 pm, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the Manchester ShopRite located at 1001 Route 70 for the report of a motor vehicle crash involving a struck pedestrian. Upon arrival, officers observed a male, later identified as 65-year-old, Daniel Orpel, of Manchester with non-life threatening [...]

By |2018-08-07T18:56:47+00:00July 21st, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Pedestrian Hospitalized with Minor Injuries After Being Struck by Vehicle in Parking Lot

“Operation Watch Dog” Surveillance Registry Launches

The Manchester Township Police Department is pleased to announce the implementation of “Operation Watch Dog,” a voluntary video surveillance registration program that will assist our investigators as they work to solve crimes in our community. During a criminal investigation our officers are often unaware of the many residences and businesses that have surveillance systems that [...]

By |2018-07-17T14:41:15+00:00July 17th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on “Operation Watch Dog” Surveillance Registry Launches

Smoke at Health Care Facility Causes Partial Evacuation

On Sunday morning, July 15th, at approximately 8:10 AM, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department as well as fire crews from 5 nearby fire departments responded to the AristaCare Health Care facility located at 23 Schoolhouse Road for the report of a smoke condition and possible structure fire. Upon arrival, responding officers and firefighters [...]

By |2018-07-17T14:21:52+00:00July 16th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Smoke at Health Care Facility Causes Partial Evacuation

Whiting Man Airlifted After Truck Rolls Off of Trailer Striking Him

On Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at approximately 6:30 pm, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of Elizabeth and Chilvers Avenues in the Whiting section of the Township to investigate a serious motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. Upon arrival, officers observed male with significant head injuries on the front lawn [...]

By |2018-07-06T17:42:24+00:00July 5th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Whiting Man Airlifted After Truck Rolls Off of Trailer Striking Him