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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

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

Officers “Read Across America”

Sgt. Antonio Ellis was among the Officers who helped Manchester Township students celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday during #ReadAcrossAmerica on March 2nd.   Sgt. Ellis visited Ms. Hickey's first grade class at Manchester Township Elementary School, where he read "The Cat in the Hat," complete with costume. Our Officers also visited Whiting Elementary School to celebrate [...]

By | 2017-03-03T20:36:07+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Narcotics Enforcement Officers Seize 140 Bags of Heroin during Car Stop

A Bayville man was arrested on numerous drug charges following a motor vehicle stop by members of the Manchester Township Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET). Kenneth R. Cooper, age 39, of Pheasant Drive in Bayville was arrested and charged with narcotics offenses after he was found to be in possession of a large quantity [...]

By | 2017-02-28T14:19:14+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Narcotics Investigation Yields Heroin, Crack Cocaine, and Cash

A Manchester man was arrested on numerous drug charges following a two month narcotics distribution investigation which was led by the Manchester Township Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET). Jemel Cooper, age 37, of Ridgeway Road was arrested and charged with narcotics offenses after he was found to be in possession of a quantity of [...]

By | 2017-02-22T14:54:35+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Officer Bole Among First in State to Receive Traffic Safety Specialist Designation

Congratulations to Officer Ian Bole, who was awarded the Traffic Safety Specialist Level 1 designation in a ceremony at the New Jersey Police Traffic Officers Association meeting in Hamilton earlier this month. Officer Bole, along with 18 other officers (including our own Sgt. Antonio Ellis and Cpl. Doug Higgins), are among the first in the [...]

By | 2017-02-14T15:52:24+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments