Manchester Police News

Residents Displaced by Early Morning Fire

On Saturday morning, October 22, 2016, at approximately 6:53 a.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to 45 Fox Street in the Pine Ridge section of the Township for the report of a possible structure fire. Upon the arrival, officers observed heavy smoke and flames coming from the rear of the single family [...]

By | 2016-10-24T18:32:49+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Two Vehicles Collide on State Highway 70, One Injured

On Thursday, October 20, 2016, at approximately 4:30 p.m., members of the Manchester Township Police Patrol Bureau responded to the intersection of Manchester Boulevard and State Highway 70 to investigate a report of a motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival, officers learned that two vehicles had been involved in the crash. The first, a 2014 Toyota Prius, [...]

By | 2016-10-21T15:44:42+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Whiting Resident Injured in Two Vehicle Crash

A two vehicle crash in the intersection of Route 70 and Colonial Drive this afternoon snarled traffic in the area for approximately one hour. A 72-year-old Whiting resident, Janet Sabba, was injured during a collision between her Dodge Caravan and an Isuzu box truck, operated by 61-year-old Kenneth Parker Jr. of Browns Mills. The box [...]

By | 2016-10-19T13:24:11+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle in Silverwoods Parking Lot

A Manchester Township resident was struck by a backing vehicle as she walked across the parking lot in the Silverwoods Independent Living complex on Monday morning. 64-year old, Catherine Burt, was walking through the parking lot when she was struck by vehicle which was backing from a parking space. On Monday, October 17, at approximately [...]

By | 2016-10-18T16:04:18+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manchester Police Officers Visit Whiting Elementary for Interactive Program

Continuing a successful outreach program that began two years ago, students at the Whiting Elementary School yesterday were taught the ins and outs of law enforcement and given important safety lessons from Manchester Township Police officers. The four interactive stations at the October 13, 2016, event allowed elementary students to take a hands-on look at [...]

By | 2016-10-14T14:42:18+00:00 October 14th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Potpourri of Drugs Seized During Car Stop

The motor vehicle stop of a Freehold Township man, lead to the seizure of various types of narcotics as well as related paraphernalia early Wednesday morning. Ptl. Jason Wiener stopped a Ford Explorer for a motor vehicle violation and shortly thereafter found the operator to be in possession of heroin, marijuana, Xanax, Suboxone as well [...]

By | 2016-10-12T15:01:03+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chief Praises Quick Actions That Prevented Suicide by Cop

Manchester Township Police Chief Lisa Parker today recognized the outstanding efforts of two Manchester Township officers and family members of a distraught man with preventing a tragedy. On Saturday, October 8, 2016,at approximately 11 p.m., officers responded to a New York Avenue residence in reference a 911 call involving an intoxicated male. Responding officers had [...]

By | 2016-10-11T20:48:47+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Toms River Crash Results in DWI Arrest in Manchester

A Manchester Township woman was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Endangering the Welfare of a Child after she left the scene of crash in Toms River. The suspect, 45-year-old Wendy Soden was arrested by Officer Michael Guarino at a residence in Whiting. On Friday evening, October 7, 2016, the Manchester Township Police [...]

By | 2016-10-11T20:45:20+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Motorcyclist Hospitalized following Crash with Car

Route 530 in the Whiting Section of the Township was closed down for several hours in the area of Pine Ridge Boulevard due to a motor vehicle accident involving a Harley Davidson motorcycle and a Hyundai Sonata. On Thursday, October 6, 2016, at approximately 2:07 p.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the [...]

By | 2016-10-07T17:12:51+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Leisure Knoll Harmonics Group Presents K-9 Unit Donation

On Wednesday, October 5, 2016, Lt. Vincent Manco was presented with a generous $500 donation to the Manchester Township Police K-9 Unit by the Leisure Knoll Harmonics musical group. After approximately 25 years of performances throughout Manchester Township’s senior communities and nursing homes, the Harmonics have made the decision to disband. With some funds leftover [...]

By | 2016-10-07T17:09:19+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vehicle Strikes Pedestrian Before Crashing into Residence

A driver who apparently confused the accelerator for the brake pedal struck a pedestrian and then a residence on South Chestnut Avenue in the Whiting Section of the Township on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. The driver of the vehicle as well as the pedestrian were not seriously injured in the crash. Officers from the Manchester [...]

By | 2016-10-06T17:05:06+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manchester Police Presents Donation to Children’s Specialized Hospital

Members of the Manchester Township Police Department visited the Children's Specialized Hospital in Toms River on Wednesday, October 5, to present a donation of $1,551 raised during the Ocean County Bravest and Finest Flag Football Tournament this past summer. The officers met staff members and were given a tour of the impressive Stevens Road facility, [...]

By | 2016-10-06T17:03:02+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Motor Vehicle Stop Leads to Cocaine Arrest

On October 4, 2016, at approximately 3:13 a.m., Officer Brian Volk observed a vehicle traveling westbound on County Road 571 near Commonwealth Blvd.  Officer Volk observed an equipment violation and stopped the vehicle with two occupants. The passenger, 26 year old Sergio Correa of Dunrovin Court, Manchester, was found to have an outstanding warrant out [...]

By | 2016-10-05T17:00:58+00:00 October 5th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manchester Resident Arrested After Stealing Money from Tip Jar at Local Restaurant

On October 1, 2016, at approximately 1855 hours, the Manchester Township Police Department received a call from an employee of the Cafe Napoli Restaurant, located in the Manchester Plaza Shopping Center. The employee reported that a patron had stolen cash from a tip jar located next to the cash register. Patrolmen Patrick Mabie and Kyle [...]

By | 2016-10-02T15:20:43+00:00 October 2nd, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manchester Police Officers and Manchester Councilmen ‘Help Bag Hunger’ at Manchester Shop-Rite

Officers from the Manchester Township Police Department and two Manchester Township Councilmen assisted with the bagging of groceries on Sept. 21, 2016, to “Help Bag Hunger” as part of a month-long hunger awareness campaign at the Manchester Shop-Rite. September is “National Hunger Action Month,” a time when organizations and businesses across the country are doing their [...]

By | 2016-09-30T15:20:03+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manchester Woman Arrested for Drug Possession

A Manchester woman was arrested as a result of several complaints about suspected drug activity at her Commonwealth Boulevard residence.  Members of the Manchester Township Police Narcotics Enforcement Team (N.E.T.) conducted a consent search of the home which resulted in the recovery of quantities of Suboxone and drug paraphernalia associated with heroin use. On Friday, [...]

By | 2016-09-28T14:59:21+00:00 September 28th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Toms River Woman Arrested for Heroin and Crack Possession

A Toms River woman was arrested after a motor vehicle stop in the parking lot of a Route 37 business. Members of Manchester Township Police Narcotics Enforcement Team (N.E.T.) conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2015 Honda Accord after the driver failed to signal a turn on Northampton Boulevard. On Friday, September 23, 2016, [...]

By | 2016-09-28T14:52:18+00:00 September 28th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pair Arrested for Drug Possession in Route 37 Parking Lot

Members of the Manchester Police Narcotics Enforcement Team (N.E.T.) arrested a Lakewood woman and an East Orange man for drug possession after a motor vehicle stop in the parking lot of a Route 37 business. On Friday, September 23, 2016, at approximately 1700 hours, members of the N.E.T. stopped a 2015 Nissan Sentra being operated by [...]

By | 2016-09-27T14:42:02+00:00 September 27th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manchester Police Officer Bitten by Pit Bull While Chasing Heroin Dealer

A Manchester man has been arrested after fleeing from members of the Manchester Township Police Narcotics Enforcement Team (N.E.T.).  The man, who was attempting to sell heroin, led officers on a foot pursuit through multiple yards in the Pine Lake Park area, causing one of the officers to sustain minor injuries as a result of [...]

By | 2016-09-27T14:39:48+00:00 September 27th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gas Station Attended Robbed at Knife Point in Whiting

The Manchester Township Police are investigating a weekend armed robbery of a gas station attendant which occurred at the Manchester Gulf gas station located at 100 Lacey Road in the Whiting section of the Township. On the Saturday evening, September 24, 2016, at approximately 10 p.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the [...]

By | 2016-09-26T20:06:28+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vehicle Strikes Tree and Sends 17 Year Old Driver to Hospital in Critical Condition

A late night single vehicle crash on Route 530 in Whiting sends a Manchester teenager to Jersey Shore University Medical Center with serious injuries. The initial investigation suggests that the driver, and lone occupant of the vehicle, may have fallen asleep before leaving the roadway and crashing into a tree. On Friday evening, September 23, [...]

By | 2016-09-26T20:04:29+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Motor Vehicle Crash Causes Closure of Route 37

On Thursday morning, September 15th, westbound lanes of Route 37 near the intersection of Colonial Drive were closed due to a motor vehicle crash involving two vehicles. At approximately 11:38 a.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of State Highway 37 and Colonial Drive for the report of a motor [...]

By | 2016-09-16T18:41:51+00:00 September 16th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2.5 Pounds of Marijuana and Weapons Seized; Mother and Son Arrested

On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at approximately 10:00 a.m., officers from Narcotics Enforcement and Detective Section of the Manchester Township Police Department’s Investigations Bureau executed a Court authorized search warrant at a residence located on County Route 539 in the Whiting Section of the Township. The incident began after the department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team initiated [...]

By | 2016-09-15T18:11:06+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Home Invasion & Armed Robbery in the Pine Lake Park Section of Manchester

On September 1, 2016, at approximately 9:39 p.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police responded to a residence on Fifth Avenue in the Pine Lake section of the Township, for the report of a home invasion and armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers were advised by the homeowners that an unknown armed black male entered their [...]

By | 2016-09-03T15:26:41+00:00 September 3rd, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Reminder: ‘No Trespassing’ at Heritage Minerals Site

The Manchester Township Police Department would like to remind the public that the Heritage Minerals or “ASARCO” site is private property. It is closed for recreational and/or other use and it is a criminal offense to enter or remain on the property. In the interest of public safety, the Manchester Township Police urges everyone to [...]

By | 2016-09-02T18:34:53+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Auxiliary Sgt. Lee Olson Retires

Congratulations to Auxiliary Sgt. Lee Olson on his retirement from the Manchester Township Police Auxiliary Unit. Sgt. Olson was honored this afternoon with a ceremony where Chief Lisa Parker and the Command Staff presented him with a plaque of appreciation. Further, Business Administrator Donna Markulic read a proclamation from Mayor Kenneth Palmer recognizing Sgt. Olson's [...]

By | 2016-09-02T18:33:24+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

‘Bravest and Finest’ Raise $1,500 for Children’s Specialized Hospital

Thank you to all who participated in and supported the 2016 Ocean County Bravest & Finest Flag Football Tournament, which took place the weekend of August 20th at the Manchester Township High School's football field. Organized by Manchester Township Police Ptl. Kyle Rickvalsky, the tournament featuring 12 teams of police and firefighters raised $1,500 for the [...]

By | 2016-09-02T18:29:34+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manchester Fire Company Official Charged with Theft from Organization

The former Acting Treasurer of the Manchester Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 has been charged with the theft of more than $30,000 from the organization’s general account. Vincent F. Conte, 46, of 10th Avenue, was arrested and charged on August 12th following an investigation by Manchester Township Police Department Detective Robert Maccaquano, with assistance from [...]

By | 2016-08-16T14:05:24+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manchester Police Youth Academy Class of 2016 Graduates

It is with great pride the Manchester Township Police congratulates the graduates of the 2016 Youth Police Academy, the second class to successfully complete the one-week program. Held from August 1-5, 23 students from grades 6, 7 and 8 were introduced to the law enforcement profession and taught what it means to be a police [...]

By | 2016-08-10T14:37:02+00:00 August 10th, 2016|Manchester Police News, Uncategorized|0 Comments