Manchester Police News

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

Car Stop Nets Over $3,400 Worth of Heroin

A Berkeley Township man was arrested after he was stopped on County Road 530 in Manchester for a motor vehicle violation. During the stop, 24-year-old, Cody Lessing of Bayville, was arrested after he was found to be in possession of 495 bags of heroin.   On November 20, 2017, members of Manchester Township Police Department’s [...]

By | 2017-11-22T14:25:05+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Car Stop Nets Over $3,400 Worth of Heroin

Knife Wielding Car Burglar Arrested

On Friday, October 27, 2017 at approximately 9:30 p.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to Manchester Plaza on Route 70 to investigate the report of an unidentified male attempting to break into cars in the parking lot. Upon arrival, officers met with the caller who reported that he observed an unidentified white [...]

By | 2017-11-14T20:47:04+00:00 November 12th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Knife Wielding Car Burglar Arrested

Fire Damages Vacant Unit in Whiting Shopping Center

On Sunday afternoon, October 29th, at approximately 3:30 p.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to 108 Lacey Road, the location of Whiting Shopping Center, for an active fire alarm. Upon arrival, officers reported seeing black smoke coming from the roof area in the rear of the complex. Firefighters responded and located an [...]

By | 2017-10-30T17:06:17+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Fire Damages Vacant Unit in Whiting Shopping Center

Driver Killed After Vehicle Collides into Tree

On Saturday, October 28, 2017, at approximately 6:33 p.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of Lacey Road and Lake Road in the Whiting section of the Township to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving a vehicle which had left the roadway and struck a tree. Upon arrival, officers observed [...]

By | 2017-10-30T19:31:25+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Driver Killed After Vehicle Collides into Tree

Vehicle Collides with Pedestrian Airlifted to Hospital

On Friday, October 27, 2017, at approximately 10:18 a.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of Buckingham Drive and Thornbury Lane in the Leisure Village West section of town to investigate a motor vehicle accident involving a struck pedestrian. Upon arrival, officers observed a white, 2010 Kia Optima still in [...]

By | 2017-10-30T19:25:05+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Vehicle Collides with Pedestrian Airlifted to Hospital

Vehicle Collides with Pedestrian Victim Transported to Hospital for Injuries

On Friday, October 27, 2017, at approximately 12:51 p.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the parking lot of Charlie’s Pizza, located at 1980 Route 37 in the Savannah Acres section of the Township, to investigate a motor vehicle accident involving a struck pedestrian. Upon arrival, officers observed a red, 1997 Mercury [...]

By | 2017-10-30T19:13:31+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Vehicle Collides with Pedestrian Victim Transported to Hospital for Injuries

Two Car Crash Sends Two to Area Hospitals with Injuries

On Sunday, October 22, 2017, at approximately 2:02 p.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of Route 70 and Manchester Boulevard, in the Whiting section of the Township, to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving two vehicles. Upon arrival, officers observed two vehicles, a Kia Forte and a Lincoln Navigator, [...]

By | 2017-10-24T12:59:19+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Two Car Crash Sends Two to Area Hospitals with Injuries

Residents Reminded to Lock Vehicles Amid ‘Car Shopping’ Reports

Residents living in the Pine Lake Park section of Manchester Township should ensure that their vehicles are locked, as instances of “car shopping” were recently reported to police. “Car shopping” occurs when burglars walk down a street, checking vehicle door handles to find easy targets that are unlocked so that money and or goods may [...]

By | 2017-10-20T14:30:40+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Residents Reminded to Lock Vehicles Amid ‘Car Shopping’ Reports

Vehicle Overturns during Collision Driver Airlifted to Hospital

On Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at approximately 07:20 a.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the area of mile marker 42.5 along Route 70, in the Whiting section of the township, to investigate a motor vehicle accident involving an overturned vehicle. Upon arrival, officers observed a black, Chevrolet Cobalt overturned on its [...]

By | 2017-10-19T18:51:58+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Manchester Police News|Comments Off on Vehicle Overturns during Collision Driver Airlifted to Hospital