Manchester Police News

Fireworks Safety

With summer approaching, we would like to remind everyone to enjoy the warm weather responsibly. Unfortunately, a complaint we often receive throughout the summer are fireworks being set off in residential areas. Not only is this a safety concern, this is also a quality of life issue for your neighbors, including pets! Attached to this [...]

By |2022-06-21T14:17:50+00:00June 19th, 2022|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Fireworks Safety

Police and Animal Control Respond to Incident Involving Rabies Infected Cat

On Wednesday, June 8, 2022, members of the Manchester Township Police Department Patrol Bureau and Animal Control Officer responded to the Pine Acres Manor section of Manchester Township for a report of a cat who attacked several people during the day. Upon arrival, the cat was located deceased near a residence in the neighborhood. The [...]

By |2022-06-14T16:34:01+00:00June 13th, 2022|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Police and Animal Control Respond to Incident Involving Rabies Infected Cat

Police and Rescue Personnel Respond to Swimming Incident at Harry Wright Lake

On Monday, June 6, 2022, at approximately 4:16 p.m., members of the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the Harry Wright Lake for the report of a missing swimmer/ possible submersion. Upon arrival, officers and rescue personnel gathered additional information, at which time it was determined that three male swimmers had developed fatigue while attempting [...]

By |2022-06-14T16:28:58+00:00June 7th, 2022|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Police and Rescue Personnel Respond to Swimming Incident at Harry Wright Lake

Dump Truck Overturns During Two Vehicle Crash

On Monday, June 6, 2022, at approximately 10:25 am, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of State Highway 70 and Manchester Boulevard/Beckerville Road for the report over an overturned dump truck. Upon arrival, officers observed a 2005 Peterbuilt Dump Truck overturned on its passenger side on the dirt shoulder of [...]

By |2022-06-14T16:14:23+00:00June 6th, 2022|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Dump Truck Overturns During Two Vehicle Crash

Driver Killed in One Vehicle Crash

On Sunday, June 5, 2022, at approximately 7:37 p.m., members of the Manchester Township Police Department responded to County Route 547 just north of the Joint Base Lakehurst entrance, for a one vehicle crash. Upon arrival, officers observed a 2020 Kia Soul in the roadway with extensive damage. There were also several trees found lying [...]

By |2022-06-14T16:16:51+00:00June 5th, 2022|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Driver Killed in One Vehicle Crash

Motorcycle Crash Involving Deer Sends Two to Trauma Center for Treatment

On May 1, 2022, at approximately 5:36 p.m., members of the Manchester Township Police Department responded to Pasadena Road near the intersection of Mount Misery Road, in the Whiting Section of the township, to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving a single motorcycle.  Upon arrival, officers observed a red 2018 Harley Davidson Road Glide Motorcycle [...]

By |2022-05-31T14:01:36+00:00May 31st, 2022|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Motorcycle Crash Involving Deer Sends Two to Trauma Center for Treatment

Manchester Drug Dealer Arrested and Charged with Narcotics and Illegal Possession of a Firearm

Detectives with the Manchester Township Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) conducted an investigation into the distribution of heroin throughout the northern Ocean County area. The investigation identified an address in the Suncrest Village Apartment complex of Manchester, which was utilized to store and distribute quantities of heroin.  As a result of the investigation, NET [...]

By |2022-05-18T13:46:42+00:00May 18th, 2022|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Manchester Drug Dealer Arrested and Charged with Narcotics and Illegal Possession of a Firearm

Collision Involving Dump Truck Sends Three to Hospital

On May 4, 2022, at approximately 8:16 am, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of Manchester Blvd., and Wranglebrook Road, in the Whiting section of the township, to investigate a motor vehicle accident involving four vehicles and multiple injuries.  Upon arrival, officers observed a white 2021 Ford F450 dump truck and [...]

By |2022-05-31T13:51:26+00:00May 6th, 2022|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Collision Involving Dump Truck Sends Three to Hospital

Motorcyclist Killed after Two Motorcycles Collide

On April 30, 2022, at approximately 2:17 p.m., members of the Manchester Township Police Department responded to Pasadena Road near the intersection of Mt. Misery Road, in the Whiting Section of the township, to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving two motorcycles.  Upon arrival, officers observed a black 2013 Harley Davidson Road King Motorcycle laying [...]

By |2022-05-31T13:57:07+00:00April 30th, 2022|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Motorcyclist Killed after Two Motorcycles Collide

State Highway 70 Motor Vehicle Accident Results in Fatality

On Thursday, April 7, 2022, at approximately 9:59 pm, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of State Highway 70 and Manchester Boulevard in the Whiting Section of town to investigate a two car motor vehicle accident involving a Pickup Truck and Sedan, with the occupants of the sedan still inside [...]

By |2022-04-11T14:48:24+00:00April 11th, 2022|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on State Highway 70 Motor Vehicle Accident Results in Fatality

Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

Chief Robert Dolan announced today that the Manchester Township Police Department is scheduled for a virtual on-site assessment as part of its program to retain accredited status by verifying that it meets recognized professional best practices.  Administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP), the accreditation program requires agencies to comply [...]

By |2022-03-17T19:57:55+00:00March 17th, 2022|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

Officers Save Tow Truck Driver’s Life at Crash Scene

On Thursday, March 10, 2022, at approximately 10:38 p.m., multiple officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of County Route 571 and Beacon Street for the report of a motor vehicle crash with injuries. Upon arrival, officers observed a silver, Hyundai Sonata and a white, Nissan Altima both with extensive front- [...]

By |2022-03-16T14:50:33+00:00March 16th, 2022|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Officers Save Tow Truck Driver’s Life at Crash Scene

Early Afternoon Blaze Destroys Apartment Building; No Reported Injuries

On Sunday, February 27, 2022 at 1:15 pm, Manchester Police Dispatch received a call of a structure fire in the area of Welles Circle in the Suncrest Village Apartment complex.  When officers arrived, they observed heavy smoke and flames emanating from apartment building #18.  Officers began an immediate evacuation of all residents from the sixteen (16) [...]

By |2022-03-02T16:18:20+00:00March 2nd, 2022|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Early Afternoon Blaze Destroys Apartment Building; No Reported Injuries

Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Crash

On February 21, 2022 at 11:07 p.m., Manchester Police officers were dispatched to the intersection of Commonwealth Boulevard and Champlain Street for a report of wires down in the roadway.  Upon arrival, officers observed that a utility pole near the intersection had been struck, and was severed at its base.  There were no vehicles on [...]

By |2022-02-22T14:20:19+00:00February 22nd, 2022|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Crash

Single Motor Vehicle Crash into tree sends Driver to Trauma Center via Medevac

On Saturday, February 19, 2022, at approximately 1:15 am, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of County Route 571 and Quarry Road, to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving a single motor vehicle which collided into multiple trees. Upon Arrival, officers observed a silver, 2001, Ford Taurus with extensive driver [...]

By |2022-02-22T14:09:40+00:00February 22nd, 2022|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Single Motor Vehicle Crash into tree sends Driver to Trauma Center via Medevac

Fugitive from Manchester Accident Apprehended Facing Charges

At approximately 5:18 pm this evening Manchester Police Department  received a call from Manchester EMS, who stated that they saw a male fitting the description of the suspect, Roy Deronde.  They reported he was in the area near their headquarters, and further observed him crossover Colonial Dr. and jump the fence into Leisure Village West [...]

By |2022-02-15T16:26:00+00:00February 15th, 2022|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Fugitive from Manchester Accident Apprehended Facing Charges

Three Car Motor Vehicle Crash Leaves One Car Fully Engulfed, Driver Wanted

On Saturday, February 13, 2022 at approximately 5:56 pm, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of State Highway 70 and Colonial Drive to investigate a motor vehicle accident involving three motor vehicles in the intersection. Upon arrival, officers observed a silver, 2008 Nissan Altima full engulfed in flames facing west [...]

By |2022-02-15T16:26:34+00:00February 13th, 2022|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Three Car Motor Vehicle Crash Leaves One Car Fully Engulfed, Driver Wanted

Two Police Officers, Two Firefighters Sworn In

The Manchester Township Police Department is pleased to welcome two Patrolmen, Lorenzo Jorge and Connor Maliff, and two Firefighters, Danielle Curiale and Levar Wright, who were sworn in by Mayor Robert Hudak on February 9, 2022, in front of family, friends and police personnel. Taking the oath first was Ptl. Jorge, who currently [...]

By |2022-02-10T16:12:13+00:00February 10th, 2022|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Two Police Officers, Two Firefighters Sworn In

2022 Manchester Police Departmental Awards

Each year, we're proud to highlight some of the outstanding work of our Officers, who were recently recognized during our annual Manchester Township Police Departmental Awards Ceremony.   This year's Awards Ceremony featured recognitions from both 2020 and 2021, as COVID-19 forced the cancelation of last year's event. "Each and every Manchester Township Police Department [...]

By |2022-01-28T18:39:13+00:00January 28th, 2022|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on 2022 Manchester Police Departmental Awards

State Highway 37 Crash Sends Two to Trauma Center

On Saturday, January 8, 2022, at approximately 8:30 a.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of State Highway 37 and Colonial Drive, to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving two motor vehicles that collided near the intersection.  Upon arrival, officers observed a silver, 2007, Mercury Grand Marquis with extensive rear [...]

By |2022-01-10T17:26:13+00:00January 10th, 2022|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on State Highway 37 Crash Sends Two to Trauma Center

Commercial Truck Hauling Trailer Collides with Vehicle Causing Extensive Property Damage

On Tuesday January 4, 2022, at approximately 2:22 pm, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of State Highway 37 and Colonial Drive to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving a commercial truck hauling a trailer colliding into a vehicle, a traffic signal, an electric sign board, a traffic sign and [...]

By |2022-01-05T20:35:18+00:00January 5th, 2022|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Commercial Truck Hauling Trailer Collides with Vehicle Causing Extensive Property Damage

Egg Harbor Township Man Arrested Following Attempted Theft of Catalytic Converter

An Egg Harbor Township man has been charged with criminal mischief, attempted theft, and possession of burglary tools after a foiled attempt to steal a catalytic converter from a vehicle belonging to a local church. On Monday, December 14, 2021 at approximately 3:25 p.m., members of the Manchester Police Department responded to the parking lot [...]

By |2021-12-15T19:41:24+00:00December 15th, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Egg Harbor Township Man Arrested Following Attempted Theft of Catalytic Converter

Multi-Vehicle Collision Sends Driver to Trauma Center via Medevac Helicopter

On Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at approximately 04:28 pm, members of the Manchester Township Police Department responded to County Route 530 in the area of Congasia Road in the Whiting section of the township, for the report of a collision involving multiple vehicles. Upon arrival, officers observed a 2016 Toyota Corolla with extensive front-end damage, [...]

By |2021-12-14T14:22:40+00:00December 14th, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Multi-Vehicle Collision Sends Driver to Trauma Center via Medevac Helicopter

Manchester Police Investigate School Threat Rumors

In order to quell any further public alarm, the Manchester Police Department wanted to inform the community that yesterday we were made aware of numerous rumors, originating at the Manchester Township High School, in reference to a potentially violent event involving a gun taking place today at the High School. The school administration and the [...]

By |2021-12-03T15:29:10+00:00December 3rd, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Manchester Police Investigate School Threat Rumors

Manchester Police Capture Toms River Armed Robbery, Car-Jacking Suspect

On Friday, November 26 2021, at approximately 4:10 p.m., the Toms River Police Department  dispatched multiple officers to the area of Route 37 and Route 166 for the report of a robbery in progress involving a handgun.  Upon their arrival, the victim advised that his vehicle had been stolen from him at gunpoint from the [...]

By |2021-11-30T14:32:21+00:00November 30th, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Manchester Police Capture Toms River Armed Robbery, Car-Jacking Suspect

Trick or Treat Information

With #TrickOrTreat only a few days away this Sunday, October 31, from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., we would like to offer some tips to ensure everyone has a safe and fun-filled day!   • Plan costumes that are bright and reflective. • Make sure that shoes fit properly, costumes are short enough to prevent [...]

By |2021-10-26T16:25:55+00:00October 26th, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Trick or Treat Information

Police Vehicle Involved in Two Vehicle Crash

On Thursday, October 7, 2021, at approximately 8:49 am, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of Commonwealth Boulevard and Pemberton Street in the Pine Lake Park section of town to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving a two vehicles, one of which was a Manchester Township Police vehicle. Upon arrival, [...]

By |2021-10-07T19:31:57+00:00October 7th, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Police Vehicle Involved in Two Vehicle Crash

Motorcyclist Dies in Single Vehicle Crash

On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at approximately 6:45 pm, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to County Route 539 in the Whiting Section of town to investigate a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle into a telephone/utility pole. Upon arrival, officers observed a 2019 Yamaha XSR motorcycle on the shoulder on the northbound [...]

By |2021-10-07T19:41:01+00:00October 5th, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Motorcyclist Dies in Single Vehicle Crash

Commercial Dump Truck Severs Utility Pole causing County Road 547 Closure

On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at approximately 6:54 am, officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of County Road 547 near the intersection of Ridge Ave. to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving a dump truck and a downed utility pole. Upon arrival, officers observed a black 2000 Kenworth dump truck [...]

By |2021-10-07T19:40:19+00:00October 5th, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Commercial Dump Truck Severs Utility Pole causing County Road 547 Closure

Dump Truck Overturns Sending Driver to Hospital

On Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at approximately 8:03 a.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of Pasadena Road near the Ocean County/Burlington County border to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving an overturned dump truck. Upon arrival, officers observed a 2020 Volvo VNL dump truck overturned on the driver side [...]

By |2021-09-28T19:35:58+00:00September 23rd, 2021|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Dump Truck Overturns Sending Driver to Hospital
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