Manchester Police News

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

Female Driver Airlifted to Trauma Center After Vehicle Overturns

On Friday, March 16, 2018, at approximately 2:21 a.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of State Highway 70 near mile post 43, in the Whiting section of the Township, for a report of an overturned vehicle. Upon arrival, officers located a 2001, Chrysler PT Cruiser on its driver’s side [...]

By | 2018-03-20T15:05:03+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Female Driver Airlifted to Trauma Center After Vehicle Overturns

Middle School Teacher Struck by Lightning

A 33-year-old middle school teacher from Manchester Middle School was struck by lightning while tending to bus duty outside of the building on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. The 8th grade teacher from Toms River was working bus duty at the end of the school day when the umbrella she was holding was struck by lightning. [...]

By | 2018-03-08T16:41:43+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Middle School Teacher Struck by Lightning

Driver Killed After Vehicle Collides into Parked Car

On Monday, March 5, 2018, at approximately 2:10 a.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of Central Drive and Manor Court in the Pine Acres Manor section of the township to investigate a single vehicle crash.  Upon arrival, officers observed a silver, 2014 Chevrolet Spark with extensive front end damage [...]

By | 2018-03-05T19:28:49+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Driver Killed After Vehicle Collides into Parked Car

Driver Strikes Parked Vehicle then Crashes into Restaurant

On Monday, February 26, 2018, at approximately 09:16 am, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to Hudson City Plaza on Route 70, to investigate a motor vehicle accident involving a vehicle which had driven into the front of a local pizzeria. Upon arrival, officers observed a silver, 2011, Toyota Camry parked on the [...]

By | 2018-02-26T20:34:30+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Driver Strikes Parked Vehicle then Crashes into Restaurant

Female Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle

On Friday, February 16, 2018, at approximately 11:05 a.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of County Route 530 and Swift Lane in the Whiting section of the Township for the report a person struck by a vehicle. Upon arrival, officers observed a grey, 2015, Ford Escape in the roadway and [...]

By | 2018-02-20T20:20:06+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Female Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle

Physical Agility Test Administered for the Position of Police Officer/Class II Special Officer

On January 28, 2018, the Manchester Township Police Department administered the Physical Agility Examination, the first phase of testing for the position of Police Officer and Class II Special Officer. More than 170 individuals applied to participate in the event which took place at Manchester Township High School between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4 [...]

By | 2018-02-01T19:02:12+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Physical Agility Test Administered for the Position of Police Officer/Class II Special Officer

Vehicle Collides into Utility Pole; Roadway Closed During Repairs

On Monday, January 29, 2017, at approximately 08:24 am, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of Ridgeway Road and Cedar Drive, in the Ridgeway section of the Township, to investigate a motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles and a struck utility pole. Upon arrival, officers observed a beige, 2003, Toyota [...]

By | 2018-01-29T20:37:00+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Vehicle Collides into Utility Pole; Roadway Closed During Repairs

Whiting Man Arrest for Car Burglary

On Sunday evening, January 21, 2018, at approximately 8:37 p.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to Constitution Boulevard in the Crestwood Village III section of the Township for the report of a car burglary.  Upon arrival, officers met with the caller who reported that someone had entered her unlocked vehicle which was [...]

By | 2018-01-31T20:10:29+00:00 January 28th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Whiting Man Arrest for Car Burglary

Whiting Man Arrest for Car Burglary

On Sunday evening, January 21, 2018, at approximately 8:37 p.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to Constitution Boulevard in the Crestwood Village III section of the Township for the report of a car burglary.  Upon arrival, officers met with the caller who reported that someone had entered her unlocked vehicle which was [...]

By | 2018-01-26T21:38:19+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Whiting Man Arrest for Car Burglary

4 Vehicle Crash Sends Two to Hospital; Delay Morning Rush Hour Traffic

On Friday, January 19, 2018 at approximately 6:13 AM, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of Ridgeway Road and Commonwealth Blvd for a report of a multi-vehicle crash. Upon arrival, officers observed four vehicles in the roadway which were partially obstructing both directions of travel. The initial investigation revealed that [...]

By | 2018-01-19T20:10:55+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on 4 Vehicle Crash Sends Two to Hospital; Delay Morning Rush Hour Traffic

Fire at Whiting Substation Causes Nearly 4200 to be without Power

A transformer fire at a Whiting JCP&L substation cause nearly 4,200 customers to be without power in the western section of the township the afternoon of Monday, January 15, 2018. The fire, which was located by a nearby patrol officer, occurred inside of the fenced-in facility on Station Road just off of County Route 530. Fire [...]

By | 2018-01-16T15:58:38+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Fire at Whiting Substation Causes Nearly 4200 to be without Power

Resident Donates Another CED to Department

Betty Bulbach does it again! Thank you, Ms. Bulbach, for generously donating another Conducted Energy Device (CED) to the Manchester Township Police Department. Ms. Bulbach first made a donation of a CED, more commonly known by its former brand name of Taser, in mid-2017 after reading a news article about the deployment of a device [...]

By | 2018-01-09T15:00:12+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Resident Donates Another CED to Department

Ambulance and SUV Collide on Route 37

On Wednesday afternoon, January 3rd, at approximately 3:41 p.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of Route 37 and Colonial Drive for the report of a motor vehicle crash involving a SUV and an ambulance. Upon arrival, officers located the two involved vehicles, a Manchester Volunteer First Aid ambulance and [...]

By | 2018-01-05T16:46:25+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Ambulance and SUV Collide on Route 37

New Year’s Eve Car Crash Temporarily Closes Route 70

On Sunday, December 31, 2017, at approximately 8:59 pm, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of Mile Marker 36 on Route 70, in the Whiting section of the Township to investigate the report of a multi-vehicle crash.  Upon arrival, officers observed that three vehicles had been involved and that all [...]

By | 2018-01-02T21:21:21+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on New Year’s Eve Car Crash Temporarily Closes Route 70

Certified Home Health Aide Arrested for Theft of Over $5,000 in Jewelry

A Toms River certified home health aide was arrested and charged with theft after a three week long investigation revealed that she had pawned jewelry belonging to an elderly Whiting resident with whom she had been employed to provide aide services. Arrested and charged on Friday was 35-year-old, Soraya Rivera-Darley of Toms River. On December [...]

By | 2018-01-02T21:19:13+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Certified Home Health Aide Arrested for Theft of Over $5,000 in Jewelry

Vehicle Overturns, Bursts into Flames after Striking Utility Pole; Driver Rescued

On Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at approximately 9:31 p.m., a  2006 Chrysler 300, operated by 37 year old Joshua J. Kenny, of Whiting, NJ, was traveling west on County Route 530 in front of America’s Keswick when the vehicle he was operating ran off the road, striking a street sign and utility pole.  As a [...]

By | 2017-11-30T14:35:28+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Vehicle Overturns, Bursts into Flames after Striking Utility Pole; Driver Rescued