Manchester Police News

First Phase of Testing For the Positions of Full Time Police Officer and Special Law Enforcement Officer II

The Manchester Township Police Department will be accepting applications and registering applicants for the first phase of testing for the positions of police officer and SLEO II, the Physical Fitness Test.  Applicants may register at Manchester Police Headquarters 24 hours a day, seven days a week beginning Wednesday, June 16, 2021 and ending Wednesday, July [...]

By |2021-06-16T13:44:46+00:00June 16th, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on First Phase of Testing For the Positions of Full Time Police Officer and Special Law Enforcement Officer II

Firefighters Take Oath for the Newly Established Manchester Fire Dept. – Station 76

Chief Lisa Parker is pleased to announce Manchester Township’s first paid career Fire Department, Station 76, with the swearing in of nine firefighters. Mayor Kenneth T. Palmer administered their oaths of office on May 27, 2021. “We are committed to this program and to see it succeed for the betterment of the community,” Mayor Palmer [...]

By |2021-06-08T16:25:28+00:00June 1st, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Firefighters Take Oath for the Newly Established Manchester Fire Dept. – Station 76

Manchester Police Arrest Two South Toms River Residents for Cocaine Distribution

Detectives with the Manchester Township Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) collaborated with the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Strike Force to conduct an investigation into the distribution of cocaine throughout Ocean County. The joint investigation identified multiple hotels in Ocean County as well as a storage facility utilized to store and distribute quantities of [...]

By |2021-05-24T15:48:14+00:00May 24th, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Manchester Police Arrest Two South Toms River Residents for Cocaine Distribution

Browns Mills Man Arrested for Cocaine and Methamphetamine

On Tuesday, May 11 2021, at approximately 2:31 pm, officers of the Manchester Township Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team, arrested Christian Troy, age 34, of Browns Mills, as a result of a narcotics surveillance operation.   During the operation, the Manchester Narcotics Enforcement Team conducted a motor vehicle stop of Mr. Troy’s 1998 Mercedes Benz [...]

By |2021-05-18T15:53:28+00:00May 18th, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Browns Mills Man Arrested for Cocaine and Methamphetamine

Anonymously Report ATV Violations

The sun is finally out and unfortunately that also means that an influx of ATVs will be out. Each year, Manchester Township Police is inundated with complaints for ATVs driving on public roadways throughout the day and night. Manchester Township Police Department will be cracking down on this dangerous and illegal activity by conducting specialized [...]

By |2021-05-18T15:52:05+00:00May 15th, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Anonymously Report ATV Violations

Vehicle Collides with Motorcycle, Rider Airlifted to Trauma Center

On Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at approximately 2:44 pm, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of County Route 530 and Fox Street in the Whiting Section of the township, to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle.   Upon arrival, officers observed a 1998, Honda Valkyrie motorcycle lying on [...]

By |2021-05-18T15:50:09+00:00May 12th, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Vehicle Collides with Motorcycle, Rider Airlifted to Trauma Center

SLEO II Takes Oath as Manchester Township Police Patrolman

The Manchester Township Police Department is pleased to welcome Sage Sysol to his new role as a Patrolman, five months after joining the department as a Special Law Enforcement Officer II. He was sworn in by Mayor Kenneth T. Palmer on May 11, 2021, in front of a limited group of family and police personnel. [...]

By |2021-05-18T15:46:26+00:00May 12th, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on SLEO II Takes Oath as Manchester Township Police Patrolman

Vehicle Crashes into House, Driver Transported to Trauma Center

 On Monday, April 26, 2021, at approximately 8:33 am, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to a residence on Bellhaven Court, in the Whiting Section of Manchester Township, to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving a vehicle that collided into a residence. Upon arrival, officers observed a 2013, Hyundai Santa Fe with heavy [...]

By |2021-04-27T13:36:29+00:00April 27th, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Vehicle Crashes into House, Driver Transported to Trauma Center

Manchester Gives Back Blood Drive – May 19, 2021

The Manchester Township Police Department will host a blood drive in conjunction with the American Red Cross on Wednesday, May 19, 2021, in the Municipal Complex Civic Center, 1 Colonial Drive, from 1 to 6 p.m.   In years past, blood drives were a regular event hosted by our department and we’re pleased to have [...]

By |2021-03-18T16:04:23+00:00March 18th, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Manchester Gives Back Blood Drive – May 19, 2021

Multijurisdictional Investigation Nets Arrests for Catalytic Converter Thefts

A three-month long investigation by investigators from the Manchester, Toms River, and Berkeley Township Police Departments resulted in multiple arrests for the theft of catalytic converters. 35-year-old, Joseph Cook, and 41-year-old Anna Hardy, both of Manchester, have been charged in connection with thefts throughout New Jersey. Each face various charges of theft and criminal mischief. [...]

By |2021-03-17T15:25:10+00:00March 17th, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Multijurisdictional Investigation Nets Arrests for Catalytic Converter Thefts

Manchester EMS Celebrates First Year of Successful Operation

Monday, March 1st marks the one-year anniversary of the launch of Manchester Township’s Division of Emergency Medical Services and although the past year was marked with many challenges, specifically a global pandemic, we could not be more proud of the tremendous efforts of our EMS staff in making the program a resounding success. Since “going [...]

By |2021-03-01T19:52:34+00:00March 1st, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Manchester EMS Celebrates First Year of Successful Operation

Motorcyclist Collides with Deer, Airlifted to Trauma Center

On Saturday, January 30th, at approximately 11:10 am, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of State Highway 70 and Hilltop Road, in the Whiting Section of the township, to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle. Upon arrival, officers observed a blue, 2016, Harley-Davidson FLH facing eastbound in the [...]

By |2021-02-01T20:31:25+00:00February 1st, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Motorcyclist Collides with Deer, Airlifted to Trauma Center

Cleaner Charged for Stealing Jewelry from Elderly Residents

A Wrightstown woman was charged with multiple counts of theft after a yearlong investigation revealed that she had been stealing jewelry belonging to several elderly residents while she was cleaning their homes.  Charged on Tuesday was 38-year-old, Linda Kreig of Wrightsown, NJ. From May of 2019 to December of 2019, officers from the Manchester Township [...]

By |2021-01-22T18:24:57+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Cleaner Charged for Stealing Jewelry from Elderly Residents

Fire Destroys Whiting Home

On Friday, January 15, at approximately 9:04 a.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to 609 Willow Court in the Whiting section of the township for the report of a structure fire. When officers arrived on scene, they observed flames coming from the roof of the duplex-style residence. Officers immediately confirmed that there [...]

By |2021-01-15T21:19:17+00:00January 15th, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Fire Destroys Whiting Home

Officers Promoted, New Hires Welcomed

The Manchester Township Police Department is pleased to announce the promotion of two officers, Sgt. Albert Vega to Lieutenant and Ptl. Ian Bole to Sergeant, and the hiring of two recruits, Ptl. Brendan Brush and Special Law Enforcement Officer Class II Sage Sysol. Mayor Kenneth T. Palmer administered their oaths of office on January 4, [...]

By |2021-01-22T18:22:56+00:00January 5th, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Officers Promoted, New Hires Welcomed

Patrol Officer Takes Manchester Township Police Department Oath

The Manchester Township Police Department is pleased to welcome Ptl. Lillian Barber, who was sworn in by Mayor Kenneth T. Palmer during a small ceremony on December 2, 2020, in front of a limited group of family and police personnel. Ptl. Barber is a 22 year old resident of Mount Holly who was born in [...]

By |2020-12-04T16:24:22+00:00December 4th, 2020|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Patrol Officer Takes Manchester Township Police Department Oath

Off-Duty Officer Locates Missing, Endangered Man in Wooded Area

An exhaustive nine hour search for a missing, endangered 78 year old male ended successfully when he was located by an off-duty Manchester Police Officer in the 251 acre Crossley Preserve site.      On Friday, November 27th at approximately 8:04 pm, the Manchester Police Department received information from Heidi Sarno, regarding her missing 78 year [...]

By |2020-12-04T16:17:52+00:00December 4th, 2020|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Off-Duty Officer Locates Missing, Endangered Man in Wooded Area

Vehicle Collides with ATV on Route 37 Sending One to Local Hospital

On Saturday, November 14, 2020, at approximately 6:30 pm, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of State Highway 37 and Commonwealth Boulevard to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving a vehicle and an ATV. Upon arrival, officers observed a red, 2004, Pontiac Grand Am and a blue, Yamaha Raptor 350 [...]

By |2020-11-16T14:33:48+00:00November 16th, 2020|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Vehicle Collides with ATV on Route 37 Sending One to Local Hospital

Two-Week Investigation Results in the Arrest of a Manchester Man on Weapons and Drug Offenses

On Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at approximately 1:40 PM, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the Surf and Stream Campground on County Route 571, for the report of a black male threatening people with a handgun. The caller reported that the suspect was observed assaulting a female inside a sports utility vehicle, [...]

By |2020-11-02T20:11:45+00:00November 1st, 2020|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Two-Week Investigation Results in the Arrest of a Manchester Man on Weapons and Drug Offenses

Home Health Aide Arrested for Stealing Over $16,000 from Patients

A home health aide was arrested and charged with multiple counts of theft, forgery, computer related criminal activity, and money laundering after a two-month investigation revealed that she stole over $16,000.00 from her elderly patients. Arrested and charged on Tuesday, was 27-year-old Manchester resident, Keighla Bloschock. This investigation began when one of Bloschock’s elderly patients [...]

By |2020-10-08T12:58:21+00:00October 8th, 2020|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Home Health Aide Arrested for Stealing Over $16,000 from Patients

Car Stop Leads to Large Drug Seizure

Two Toms River residents were arrested by members of the Manchester Township Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team for drug offenses after the car they were in was stopped in the western section of the township on September 17. During the stop, 23 year-olds, Christian N. Walko and Olivia Winterstein were found to be in possession [...]

By |2020-09-30T13:24:20+00:00September 30th, 2020|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Car Stop Leads to Large Drug Seizure

Brothers Take Oaths as Manchester Township Police Department Patrolmen

The Manchester Township Police Department is pleased to welcome two Patrolmen, brothers Jonathan Meaney and Julian Meaney, who were sworn in by Mayor Kenneth T. Palmer on September 14, 2020, in front of family and police personnel. Taking his oath first was Jonathan Meaney, 22, who graduated from Manchester Township High School in 2016 and [...]

By |2020-09-15T15:45:30+00:00September 15th, 2020|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Brothers Take Oaths as Manchester Township Police Department Patrolmen

Motorcyclist Revived by Good Samaritans Following Crash

On Sunday, August 30, 2020, at approximately 8:34 a.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of County Route 530 and Schoolhouse Road in the Whiting section of the township for a report of a motorcycle crash with CPR in progress. Upon arrival, officers observed a blue, 2020, Wolf Islander scooter [...]

By |2020-08-31T16:11:27+00:00August 31st, 2020|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Motorcyclist Revived by Good Samaritans Following Crash

Three Vehicle Crash Sends Three to Hospital, Driver Suspected of DWI

On Sunday, August 30, 2020, at approximately 1:32 pm, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to State Highway 70 in the area of Mile Marker 37 in the Whiting section of the township, to investigate a three vehicle crash, one which had overturned with multiple reported injuries. Upon arrival, officers observed a white [...]

By |2020-08-31T15:39:07+00:00August 31st, 2020|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Three Vehicle Crash Sends Three to Hospital, Driver Suspected of DWI

Car Stop Nets Approximately $5,000 Worth of Heroin

Two 19-year-old Trenton residents were arrested by members of the Manchester Township Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team for drug offenses after the car they were in was stopped in the western section of the township on Friday. During the stop, Nyqua J. Reed and Diavian K. Jiles were found to be in possession of heroin. [...]

By |2020-08-31T15:23:02+00:00August 29th, 2020|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Car Stop Nets Approximately $5,000 Worth of Heroin

Rainy Weather a Contributing Factor to Head-on Crash That Sent Two to Hospital

On Thursday, August 13, 2020 at approximately 2:54 PM, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to Route 70 at the intersection of Manchester Boulevard to investigate a head-on crash involving two vehicles. Upon arrival, officers observed a white Mazda 6 and a blue Subaru Forester disabled in the roadway, both with extensive front-end [...]

By |2020-08-18T13:25:59+00:00August 14th, 2020|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Rainy Weather a Contributing Factor to Head-on Crash That Sent Two to Hospital

Hit and Run ATV Crash Leaves Man With Life Threatening Injuries

On Sunday, August 9, 2020 at approximately 5:15 PM, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the Heritage Minerals property, a privately owned former strip-mining parcel more commonly known as “ASARCO” or “Crystal Lake”, to investigate an ATV crash. Upon arrival, officers observed an unoccupied blue, Yamaha quad style ATV sitting in the [...]

By |2020-08-18T13:22:30+00:00August 12th, 2020|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Hit and Run ATV Crash Leaves Man With Life Threatening Injuries

Crash Damages Utility Police, Sends Three to Hospital

On Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at approximately 4:51 p.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of Commonwealth Boulevard and Bismarck Street in the Pine Lake Park section of town to investigate a three-car motor vehicle crash involving a struck utility pole, and an overturned vehicle with entrapment. Upon arrival, officers [...]

By |2020-07-09T18:29:31+00:00July 9th, 2020|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Crash Damages Utility Police, Sends Three to Hospital

Plainfield Man Tragically Drowns in Lake on Heritage Mineral Property

A visit to a popular privately-owned 7000-acre tract of land in Manchester on Saturday afternoon ended tragically for a 23-year-old Plainfield man. Edwin Caballero visited the Heritage Mineral property on Saturday and went missing between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Caballero’s body was recovered submerged in a body of water commonly referred to as “Crystal [...]

By |2020-07-06T14:25:36+00:00July 6th, 2020|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Plainfield Man Tragically Drowns in Lake on Heritage Mineral Property
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