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Whiting Car Stop Leads to Drug Distribution Charges

A Manchester man and a Forked River woman were arrested and charged with a litany of drug offenses after they were found to be in possession of heroin, cocaine, hypodermic syringes and an assortment of other drug paraphernalia during a motor vehicle stop on Tuesday afternoon. Dandre Tubbs, 29, of Birmingham Avenue in Manchester and [...]

By | 2017-05-05T14:22:06+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Whiting Car Stop Leads to Drug Distribution Charges

Manchester Township Police Department Swears In Two Patrolmen

The Manchester Township Police Department is pleased to welcome its newest Patrolmen, Gavin Reilly and Victoria Raub, who were sworn in by Mayor Kenneth T. Palmer during a ceremony in the Municipal Complex Civic Center on May 1, 2017, in front of family and police personnel. Taking his oath first was Gavin Reilly, who excelled [...]

By | 2017-05-05T15:37:18+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Manchester Township Police Department Swears In Two Patrolmen

Overturned Vehicle Crash Sends Two to the Hospital

On Tuesday afternoon, April 18, 2017, at approximately 4:44 p.m., members of the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of County Route 539 near the entrance to Cousins Paintball Park, to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving an overturned vehicle.  Upon arrival, officers observed a 2007 Ford Focus overturned lying on its roof [...]

By | 2017-04-25T18:12:31+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Overturned Vehicle Crash Sends Two to the Hospital

Cargo Van Overturns After Collision With Pickup, Driver in Critical Condition

On Saturday, April 15, 2017, at approximately 4:07 p.m., members of the Manchester Township Police responded to the intersection of Coolidge Ave and New York Ave in the Whiting section of town for the report of a two vehicle crash. Upon arrival, officers found that a 2013 Dodge Ram Pickup had impacted a 2004 Chevrolet [...]

By | 2017-04-25T18:42:28+00:00 April 15th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Cargo Van Overturns After Collision With Pickup, Driver in Critical Condition

Crash Near Harry Wright Lake Causes Vehicle to Catch Fire

On Tuesday evening, April 11, 2017, at approximately 6:05 p.m., members of the Manchester Township Police Department responded to Nature Way in the area of Harry Wright Lake in the Whiting section of the Township, to investigate a vehicle fire. Upon arrival, officers observed a 2013 BMW 328 slightly off the roadway against a tree [...]

By | 2017-04-25T18:51:15+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Crash Near Harry Wright Lake Causes Vehicle to Catch Fire

Honoring Cpl. Scott Thompson

Today, April 10th, marks the two year anniversary since the sudden and tragic loss of Manchester Township Police Cpl. Scott R. Thompson. To celebrate his memory as well as the impact that he had on us all, members of his family joined his brother officers at this morning’s shift muster. There, the table where Cpl. [...]

By | 2017-04-25T19:06:06+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Honoring Cpl. Scott Thompson

Volunteers Install Smoke Detectors in Pine Ridge Homes

If a fire breaks out in your home, you may have just two minutes to escape. In an effort to reduce the number of home fire-related injuries and fatalities, the American Red Cross has launched the Red Cross Home Fire Campaign, helping local families take important steps to prevent fires and be better prepared should [...]

By | 2017-04-25T19:19:15+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Volunteers Install Smoke Detectors in Pine Ridge Homes

Quad Rider Who Damaged High School Property Identified and Arrested

Numerous tips received by the Manchester Township Police Department led to the arrest of a 26-year-old Manchester man March 28, 2017, on charges of criminal mischief. Tyler Kowalski, of Wranglebrook Road, was positively identified as the individual who caused approximately $5,000 in damage to the soccer and JV softball field fences at Manchester Township High [...]

By | 2017-05-05T15:28:15+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Quad Rider Who Damaged High School Property Identified and Arrested

#NotEvenOnce Training Begins

Our Officers were proud to teach the first #NotEvenOnce Train the Trainer session at Manchester Police Department headquarters yesterday. The #NotEvenOnce program, which was developed by our Officers to teach 12th grade students about the dangers of opiates, has already made a positive impact in our school district. It is a proud moment that we [...]

By | 2017-05-24T20:15:25+00:00 March 24th, 2017|NotEvenOnce|Comments Off on #NotEvenOnce Training Begins

Officers Complete CED Training; Use Device to Safely Gain Control of Suicidal Subject Armed with Knife

Approximately 50 patrol officers and supervisors successfully completed the two day Conducted Energy Device or ‘Taser’ operator’s training this month which was taught by a contingent of certified police instructors from around Ocean County. Nearly half of the 50 officers received their certification on March 15th, while the other half received their certification on March [...]

By | 2017-04-25T19:24:55+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Officers Complete CED Training; Use Device to Safely Gain Control of Suicidal Subject Armed with Knife