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Fifth Graders Celebrate L.E.A.D. Graduation

Officers and educators joined with Manchester Township fifth grade students to celebrate their graduation from the L.E.A.D. program on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Led by Sgt. Charles Brooks, L.E.A.D. Officers John Decker, Michael Anderson, and Keith Craig play an instrumental role in not only educating students, but forming a strong partnership among the police, schools, [...]

By | 2017-06-01T16:47:27+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Fifth Graders Celebrate L.E.A.D. Graduation

NY Woman Charged with Solicitation of Prostitution after Massage Parlor Bust

A two-month long investigation into suspicious activity at a Whiting massage parlor led to the arrest of a 43-year-old Flushing, NY, woman. Shulan Song was arrested Tuesday on charges of solicitation of prostitution after members of the Manchester Township Police Department executed a court authorized search warrant at the Whiting Spa located on Lake Road [...]

By | 2017-05-31T13:23:57+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on NY Woman Charged with Solicitation of Prostitution after Massage Parlor Bust

Odor of Marijuana Leads to Heroin, Cocaine, and Resisting Arrest Charges

Two 20-year-old Ocean County men were arrested after an investigation into a suspicious vehicle was conducted in the area of the Comfort Inn on Route 37 in Manchester. Louis Stokes and Anthony Singletary, both of Barnegat, were arrested by members of the Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team after they were found to be in possession of [...]

By | 2017-05-31T13:18:32+00:00 May 27th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Odor of Marijuana Leads to Heroin, Cocaine, and Resisting Arrest Charges

Single Vehicle Crashes In to Woods Off of Rt. 70

On Saturday May 20, 2017, at approximately 7:05 p.m., members of the Manchester Township Police Department responded to Route 70 near milepost 42 for the report of a single vehicle crash involving a pick-up truck which left the roadway and crashed into the woods. Upon arrival, officers found a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado in the wooded [...]

By | 2017-05-23T14:02:50+00:00 May 21st, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Single Vehicle Crashes In to Woods Off of Rt. 70

Vehicle Strikes 7-Year-Old Pedestrian

On Saturday, May 20, 2017, at approximately 3:42 p.m., members of the Manchester Township Police responded to 1st Street in the Pine Lake Park section of the Township to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving a SUV which struck a 7-year-old boy. Upon arrival, officers learned that a 2012 Jeep Wrangler operated by Lauren Flanagan, [...]

By | 2017-05-23T13:28:04+00:00 May 21st, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Vehicle Strikes 7-Year-Old Pedestrian

Another #NotEvenOnce Class in the Books

Today, 17 more police departments consisting of 30 law enforcement officers and a Students Assistance Counselor were trained to teach the High School Opiate Awareness Program, #NotEvenOnce, in their school districts!  

By | 2017-05-24T20:00:52+00:00 May 18th, 2017|NotEvenOnce|Comments Off on Another #NotEvenOnce Class in the Books

Trenton Man Arrested for Possession of 150 Bags of Heroin; Intended for distribution in the Ocean County Area

The Manchester Township Police Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested a Trenton resident for heroin distribution on Wednesday afternoon.   Darryl Milton Jr., 23, of Wayne Avenue in Trenton, was arrested at approximately 1:13 p.m. as a result of a surveillance operation. The Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team conducted a traffic stop on the 2000 Acura TL in [...]

By | 2017-05-18T15:40:45+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Trenton Man Arrested for Possession of 150 Bags of Heroin; Intended for distribution in the Ocean County Area

Conducted Energy Device (CED) Used to Safely Gain Control of Suicidal Subject Armed with Scissors

Officers responded for a second time in just over a month to the same residence in the Pine Lake Park section of the Township for a call involving a suicidal, 27-year-old female armed with a knife. Upon arrival, the officers made contact with the subject who had slashed her arms and neck with a kitchen [...]

By | 2017-05-18T15:30:06+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Conducted Energy Device (CED) Used to Safely Gain Control of Suicidal Subject Armed with Scissors

Vape Explosion Leaves Man Injured

On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at approximately 7:18 p.m., members of the Manchester Township Police Department responded to a residence located on the 1300 block of New Brunswick Avenue, located in the Whiting section for a report of a small explosion and structure fire.  Prior to arrival, responding units were advised that there were two [...]

By | 2017-05-17T19:31:10+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Vape Explosion Leaves Man Injured

Making a Difference

We have taught over 200 Law Enforcement Officers and Educators our High School Opiate Awareness Program, #NotEvenOnce. It is an honor to see our program being instructed by other Law Enforcement agencies in schools around the state of New Jersey. #MakingADifference

By | 2017-05-24T20:09:31+00:00 May 16th, 2017|NotEvenOnce|Comments Off on Making a Difference

Tri-Axle Dump Truck Collides and Overturns onto a Vehicle, Sending Three Occupants to a Local Hospital

On Monday, May 15, 2017, at approximately 3:28 p.m. , members of the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of Route 539 and Harry Wright Boulevard in the Whiting section of the Township to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving an overturned dump truck. Upon arrival, officers observed a gray, 2008, Nissan Altima pinned [...]

By | 2017-05-16T14:47:40+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Tri-Axle Dump Truck Collides and Overturns onto a Vehicle, Sending Three Occupants to a Local Hospital

Tri-Axle Dump Truck Leaves Roadway and Strikes Trees after Commercial Vehicles Collide

On Monday, May 15, 2017, at approximately 8:27 a.m., members of the Manchester Township Police Department responded to Route 539 in the Whiting section of the Township to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving two commercial vehicles.  Upon arrival, officers observed a red, 2001, Mack tri-axle dump truck facing south in the woods, wedged under [...]

By | 2017-05-16T14:18:38+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Tri-Axle Dump Truck Leaves Roadway and Strikes Trees after Commercial Vehicles Collide

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