Manchester Police News

Police Successfully De-escalate Incident with Emotionally Disturbed Man Armed with Rifle

Manchester Police officers successfully averted a tragedy by de-escalating a situation in which a township man, armed with a semi-automatic rifle stated to a family member that he wanted to “kill people.” During the early morning hours of November 9, 2019 members of the Manchester Police Department investigated an incident at a Pine Lake Park [...]

By |2019-11-14T20:58:18+00:00November 14th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Police Successfully De-escalate Incident with Emotionally Disturbed Man Armed with Rifle

Four Injured as a Vehicle Collides Head-On with a Dump Truck

On Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at approximately 8:29 am, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of Route 530 and Congasia Road in the Whiting section of town to investigate a motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles and a utility trailer in the roadway. Upon arrival, officers observed an orange 2009 [...]

By |2019-11-05T20:42:28+00:00November 5th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Four Injured as a Vehicle Collides Head-On with a Dump Truck

Narcotics Enforcement Unit Seizes Over $3,000 in Heroin

Two Mercer County residents were arrested after being stopped on County Route 571 near the intersection of Commonwealth Blvd. On October 29, 2019, members of the Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) stopped a vehicle in the Circle K parking lot on County Route 571 for a motor vehicle violation. Through further investigation officers conducted a search [...]

By |2019-11-04T14:23:41+00:00November 1st, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Narcotics Enforcement Unit Seizes Over $3,000 in Heroin

Single Fatality in Sunday Motorcycle Crash

On Sunday, October 6, 2019, at approximately 11:30 a.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to Route 539 at the intersection of Cherry Street in the Whiting section of town to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving multiple vehicles and a motorcyclist. Upon arrival, officers observed a 2007 Honda Motorcycle on its side [...]

By |2019-10-08T14:24:27+00:00October 8th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Single Fatality in Sunday Motorcycle Crash

New SRO, Class III Officers Introduced

With the start of the school year, we’re pleased to introduce a new team of officers who are working to protect Manchester Township’s students! In addition to our new SRO Victoria Raub, who previously served in the Patrol Bureau, two Class III Officers, John Zupan and Henry “Rick” Pasqualini, have been assigned to work throughout [...]

By |2019-09-09T18:05:24+00:00September 9th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on New SRO, Class III Officers Introduced

Two Patrolmen Take Oaths

Following an intensive hiring process that began months ago with more than 100 candidates, we’re pleased to welcome Patrolmen Jose Diaz and Kamar Gainey to the Manchester Township Police Department. The Patrolmen who were sworn in on September 3, 2019, by Ken Palmer, Mayor of Manchester, during a ceremony at Town Hall. These two recruits excelled [...]

By |2019-09-06T14:34:45+00:00September 6th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Two Patrolmen Take Oaths

Vehicle Overturns During Collision Injuring Four

On Friday, August 23, 2019, at approximately 5:12 pm, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of State Highway 70 and County Road 571 to investigate a motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles. Initial reports indicated that the two vehicles were still in the roadway and that one of the vehicles [...]

By |2019-08-27T20:17:30+00:00August 25th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Vehicle Overturns During Collision Injuring Four

Local Convenience Store Gets Burglarized Twice in Same Week

The Manchester Township Police Department is investigating two separate burglaries to the Circle K convenience store located at 2001 Ridgeway Road in the eastern section of the township. Both burglaries occurred in the early morning hours when the store was closed and both occurred within a seven day period.   On Saturday morning, August 17th, [...]

By |2019-08-27T20:11:28+00:00August 25th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Local Convenience Store Gets Burglarized Twice in Same Week

Two Car Crash Sends Two to Hospital for Treatment of Minor Injuries

On Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at approximately 11:32 am, members of the Manchester Township Police responded to the area of Route 70 and Route 539 for the report of a head on collision with injuries, in the Whiting section of the township. Upon arrival, officers located a 2009 Buick Lucerne and a 2015 Tesla Model S [...]

By |2019-08-01T15:23:33+00:00August 1st, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Two Car Crash Sends Two to Hospital for Treatment of Minor Injuries

5 Car Crash Sends One to Trauma Center

On Monday, July 22, 2019, at approximately 1:12 pm, members of the Manchester Township Police responded to the area of Route 37 and Alexander Avenue for the report of a multi-vehicle collision in the roadway. Responding officers were informed that there were reports of injuries as well as airbag deployment. The crash occurred in the [...]

By |2019-07-23T13:45:03+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on 5 Car Crash Sends One to Trauma Center

Vehicle Crashes into Whiting Home

On Thursday, July 18, 2019, at approximately 6:57 PM, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to a residence on Columbine Avenue, located in the Whiting section of Manchester Township, for a report of a vehicle crash into an occupied residence. Upon arrival, officers observed a 2014 Nissan Altima which had impacted the front [...]

By |2019-07-19T19:15:57+00:00July 19th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Vehicle Crashes into Whiting Home

Vehicle Crashes into House in Cedar Glen West

On Tuesday July 9, 2019 at approximately 12:58 PM, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to a residence on Mallard Street in the Cedar Glen West section of the Township for the report of a vehicle which had struck the front of a residence. Upon arrival, officers observed a 2014, Toyota Corolla resting [...]

By |2019-07-11T15:39:38+00:00July 11th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Vehicle Crashes into House in Cedar Glen West

Ring Subsidy Sign Up Link

Please visit the following link to sign up for the Ring Subsidy Program. It is limited to the first 100 residents of Manchester Township who sign up. For any questions, please contact Det. Adam Guker at aguker@manchestertwp.com.  Click Here to Register

By |2019-06-24T12:41:25+00:00June 24th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Ring Subsidy Sign Up Link

Sergeant, Patrolman Take Oaths at Promotion Ceremony

The Manchester Township Police Department was pleased to promote two officers, Detective Charles Gatnarek to Sergeant, and Special Law Enforcement Officer II Kevin Rembach to Patrolman, during a ceremony in the Municipal Complex Civic Center on June 19, 2019. Mayor Kenneth T. Palmer administered their oaths of office in front of family, friends, police personnel [...]

By |2019-06-21T14:22:53+00:00June 21st, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Sergeant, Patrolman Take Oaths at Promotion Ceremony

Manchester Township Police Announces ‘Ring’ Partnership and Subsidy Program for Local Residents

Manchester Township today announced its partnership with Ring and details for their joint subsidy program that will provide discounts for local residents who wish to purchase select home security devices.  During the subsidy program period beginning June 24, 2019, Manchester Township residents will have the opportunity to receive a $100.00 discount code funded by Manchester [...]

By |2019-06-19T20:11:25+00:00June 19th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Manchester Township Police Announces ‘Ring’ Partnership and Subsidy Program for Local Residents

Vehicle and School Bus Collide on County Route 530 Driver Airlifted to Trauma Center

On Friday, June 14, 2019, at approximately 9:14 am, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of County Route 530 and Lacey Road in the Whiting section of the Township, for the report of a two vehicle collision involving a school bus with entrapment. Upon arrival, officers observed a silver 2015 [...]

By |2019-06-14T20:51:02+00:00June 14th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Vehicle and School Bus Collide on County Route 530 Driver Airlifted to Trauma Center

Vehicle Collides with Commercial Truck and Trailer

On Tuesday June 11, 2019 at approximately 4:38 pm, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of Manchester Boulevard near the intersection of State Highway Route 70, in the Whiting section of the Township, for the report of a multi-vehicle crash with entrapment. Upon arrival, officers observed a 2017, Honda Civic [...]

By |2019-06-12T19:29:28+00:00June 12th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Vehicle Collides with Commercial Truck and Trailer

2019 First Responders Fitness Challenge

The Manchester Township Police Department is proud to announce that the First Responders Fitness Challenge, held on Wednesday, June 5, successfully raised money for charity while offering an intensive physical competition for fire, military, and law enforcement personnel. This team-based competition, held at Harry Wright Lake in Whiting, raised nearly $3,600, which will benefit the [...]

By |2019-06-06T15:42:53+00:00June 6th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on 2019 First Responders Fitness Challenge

NOTICE OF PHYSICAL EXAMINATION TIME CHANGE

Please note the following time change for the June 8, 2019, Physical Agility Examination, to be held at Manchester Township High School. All applicants originally scheduled for the 12:00 p.m. examination have been rescheduled to participate in the 8:00 a.m. examination. You must arrive PRIOR to that time.  No one will be allowed to enter [...]

By |2019-06-19T20:25:25+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on NOTICE OF PHYSICAL EXAMINATION TIME CHANGE

Three Trenton Residents Charged With Drug Charges in Manchester

Three Trenton residents were arrested after being stopped on State Highway 70 near the Holly Oaks section of Manchester Township.  On Friday, May 10, 2019, members of the department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of the QuickChek on County Route 571.  The vehicle was stopped on Route 70 for [...]

By |2019-05-24T18:48:06+00:00May 24th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Three Trenton Residents Charged With Drug Charges in Manchester

Three Vehicle Crash Sends One to Trauma Center

On Friday May 10, 2019, at approximately 8:12 am, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of Ridgeway Road and State Highway 70 to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving multiple vehicles.  Upon arrival, officers observed three vehicles in the northwest corner of the intersection; a 2010, Toyota Corolla, a 2017, [...]

By |2019-05-15T12:59:41+00:00May 15th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Three Vehicle Crash Sends One to Trauma Center

Narcotics Enforcement Team Arrests Two Suspects for Possession of 200 Doses of Heroin

Two Ocean County residents were charged with multiple narcotic related charges after being stopped in a motor vehicle on State Highway 37 in the area of Colonial Drive.  On April 18, 2019, members of the Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) observed a vehicle in the area of County Route 547 and County Route 571.  The vehicle [...]

By |2019-05-01T13:48:34+00:00May 1st, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Narcotics Enforcement Team Arrests Two Suspects for Possession of 200 Doses of Heroin

Easter Crash Sends Two to Hospital for Treatment of Non-Life Threatening Injuries

On Sunday, April 21, 2019, at approximately 7:10 p.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of Commonwealth Blvd., and Beacon Street in the Pine Lake Park section, to investigate a report of a crash involving two vehicles, one of which had reportedly caught fire. Upon arrival, officers observed a 2003 [...]

By |2019-04-22T19:28:57+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Easter Crash Sends Two to Hospital for Treatment of Non-Life Threatening Injuries

NJ Man Charged with 93 Criminal Offenses for Damaging Vehicles Throughout County

A multi-jurisdictional investigation into multiple acts of criminal mischief to vehicles in Ocean County led to the arrest of 35 year old Chesterfield, New Jersey resident Anthony Lewis. Mr. Lewis was charged with thirty-one counts of criminal mischief, thirty-one counts of interference with transportation and thirty-one counts of reckless endangerment of another person. The investigation [...]

By |2019-04-12T14:14:15+00:00April 12th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on NJ Man Charged with 93 Criminal Offenses for Damaging Vehicles Throughout County

Wells Fargo Bank in Whiting Robbed by Unknown Male

  On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at approximately 4:35 pm hours, the Manchester Township Police Department received a hold-up alarm from the Wells Fargo Bank located at 501 Route 530 in the Whiting section of the Township. While en route to the bank, responding officers learned that a male subject had entered the establishment, demanded [...]

By |2019-04-10T18:44:27+00:00April 10th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Wells Fargo Bank in Whiting Robbed by Unknown Male

Manager/Treasurer Charged with Stealing Youth Baseball Team Funds

A 52-year-old township travel baseball team manager was arrested on March 21, 2019, after it was learned that he misappropriated $6,500 in team money. Michael Walters, of Pine Lake Park was charged with one count of theft by deception following the investigation by Manchester Township Police. On March 20, 2019, coaches and team representatives for [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:33:24+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Manager/Treasurer Charged with Stealing Youth Baseball Team Funds

‘911eye’ Video System Featured on NBC Nightly News

We’re very proud that the groundbreaking “911eye” system, recently deployed in Manchester Township, received national attention on the NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt! With 911eye, our Public Safety Telecommunicators have the option of seeing a secure, ‘one-time-use’ live video stream from a caller’s smartphone, should they give permission. This live view, along with the caller’s [...]

By |2019-03-22T14:55:43+00:00March 20th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on ‘911eye’ Video System Featured on NBC Nightly News

Multi-Agency Traffic Enforcement Detail

During the morning hours of Wednesday, March 13th, officers from the Manchester Police Department joined officers from the Jackson Township Police Department in conducting a traffic enforcement detail along portions of County Route 571 in both municipalities. The purpose of this detail was to enforce New Jersey’s motor vehicle laws as part of an ongoing [...]

By |2019-03-14T19:57:17+00:00March 14th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Multi-Agency Traffic Enforcement Detail

Accreditation Assessment Scheduled for March 11, 2019

Chief Lisa D. Parker announced today that a team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will arrive on Monday, March 11, 2019, to examine all aspects of the Manchester Township Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services. “Verification by the team that the Manchester Township [...]

By |2019-03-07T14:06:02+00:00March 5th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Accreditation Assessment Scheduled for March 11, 2019

‘911eye’ Live Video Streaming Service, Comes to Manchester Township

The Manchester Township Police Department is proud to announce the arrival of “911eye,” an emergency video streaming service that will allow anyone with a smartphone to provide our police dispatchers with a live view of what they are seeing, in many cases, before emergency responders are even mobilized. “911eye will fundamentally change how the Manchester [...]

By |2019-03-05T14:51:40+00:00March 5th, 2019|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on ‘911eye’ Live Video Streaming Service, Comes to Manchester Township