Stafford Township

260 East Bay Ave | Manahawkin, NJ 08050

W: www.staffordnj.gov | E: info@stafford.nj.us | P: (609) 597-1000 | F: (609) 597-4911

Stafford Police Press Releases

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  • 9.22.14

    Stafford Township Police Department Entrance Exam For Patrolman and or Class II Special Officer

    Open Competitive Examination for the position of Patrolman and/or Class II Special Police Officer in the Stafford Township Police Department. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Citizen of the United States and the State...

  • 9.22.14

    Stafford Twp. Police Dept. to Participate in “Operation Take Back New Jersey”

    The Stafford Twp. Police Dept. will be hosting an "Operation Take Back New Jersey" local collection site as part of the Operation Take Back NJ medicine disposal day. The...

  • 9.22.14

    Theft Arrest 9/12/14

    On Friday September 12, 2014 at approximately 2:15 PM Stafford Police responded to Dick's Sporting Good in Manahawkin in reference to a theft of items from the store which was believed to...

  • 9.22.14

    DWI and Possession of CDS Arrest 9/19/14

    On Friday September 19, 2014 at approximately12:38am, Stafford Township Police Patrolman Robert MacFarlane conducted a motor vehicle stop for speeding on the Parkway North ramp just off of Route 72 west.  ...

  • 9.22.14

    Auto Theft Arrest 9/10/14

    On Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Stafford Township police investigated the report of a stolen vehicle out of Lakewood, NJ.  Investigation led to the arrest  of 56 year old Stafford Township resident...

  • 9.22.14

    Warrant and Obstruction Arrests 9/5/14

    On September 5th, 2014 at approximately 11:00 am Stafford police conducted a motor vehicle stop on two occupants who were not wearing their seat belts.  While attempting to identify the occupants,...

  • 9.18.14

    Warrant Arrest 9/15/14

    On 9/15/14 while patrolling the Ocean Acres area of Manahawkin, Kimberly Mertz (46 years of age from Barnegat, NJ) was stopped by Stafford Police on Lighthouse Drive for speeding and operating her...

  • 9.18.14

    Shoplifting/Marijuana Possession Arrest 9/14/14

    On September 14, 2014 at approximately 7:49pm a 17 year old female was placed under arrest in reference to shoplifting at Walmart. Upon furthering the investigation, under 50 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia...

  • 9.18.14

    Drug Arrest 9/18/14

    On September 18, 2014, Stafford Township Police arrested Margaret Prendergast 28, Manahawkin, NJ and Vincent Rodgers Jr. 30 of Manahawkin, NJ after a motor vehicle stop on Route 72 near Stafford Park Boulevard ...

  • 9.12.14

    Warrant Arrest 9/10/14

    On September 10, 2014, William J. McGoldrick (24 YOA) of the Stafford Park Apartments in Manahawkin, was placed under arrest on the strength of a warrant issued by Egg HarborTownship Municipal Court.  ...

  • 9.12.14

    Warrants Arrest 9/6/14

    On September 6, 2014, at 11:35 p.m., during a motor vehicle stop near the intersection of Route 539 and Route 72, Mohamed Sylla (55 YOA) of Ford Road in Bristol, PA, was placed under arrest...

  • 9.11.14

    Motor Vehicle Accident Rt 72 and Nautilus Drive 9/10/14

    On 9/10/14 Stafford Police responded to a motor vehicle crash with injuries on Route 72 near Nautilus Drive involving a tractor trailer and a passenger vehicle.  A tractor trailer operated by...

  • 9.8.14

    Possession of Heroin and Warrant Arrest 9/3/14

    On Wednesday September 3rd, 2014 Stafford Township Police arrested David O'Connor, 29yoa of Whiting, NJ for possession of CDS and possession of a hypodermic needle.  O'Connor was observed...

  • 9.8.14

    Marijuana Possession and Paraphernalia Possession Arrest 8/30/14

    Stafford Township Police arrested Francis Hoefling for possession of CDS and possession of CDS paraphernalia on Saturday August 30th, 2014.  Police stopped Hoefling on East Bay Avenue for operating an...

  • 9.8.14

    Criminal Mischief Arrest 8/29/14

    On August 22, 2014 Stafford Police responded to the area of Florence Avenue for a report of criminal mischief to a motor vehicle.  During the investigation 48 YOF Gail M. Swayze out...

  • 9.8.14

    Warrant Arrests 8/22 and 8/29/14

    On August 29, 2014 at 10:15am Scott A. Bennett, age 27 of Forked River, was arrested on an active warrant issued by Bass River Municipal Court. Bennett was taken into custody where he...

  • 9.4.14

    Warrant Arrest 9/2/14 #2

    On September 2, 2014 at approximately 10:54pm, Ismael Torres Jr, 33yoa of Tuckerton, New Jersey was arrested on the strength of a warrant issued by Howell Township New Jersey in the amount...

  • 9.4.14

    Warrant Arrest 9/2/14

    On September 2, 2014 at approximately 2:46am, Kenneth J. Fuina, 64yoa of Brant Beach, New Jersey was arrested on the strength of a warrant issued by Stafford Township New Jersey in the...

  • 9.4.14

    Motor Vehicle Accident Rt 9 and Oak Ave 9/3/14

    On Wednesday 9/3/2014 at 7:40am a motor vehicle collision occurred on Route 9 south at the intersection of Oak Avenue.  A Nissan Maxima operated by Susan Coppolino, 58 of Manahawkin was traveling...

  • 9.3.14

    Shoplifting Arrest 8/29/14

    Om 8/29/14, Anthony Browne was observed by Shop Rite of Manahawkin loss prevention officers walking on Route 72. They recognized him to be someone that had previously stolen $1,200 of baby formula on...

  • 9.3.14

    Heroin Possession 8/30/14

    On 8/30/14 Jennifer Terefenko (27 yoa of Manahawkin, NJ) was placed under arrest during a motor vehicle stop for being in possession of Heroin and drug paraphernalia. She was processed and released...

  • 9.3.14

    Theft Arrest 8/28/14

    On August 28, 2014, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Stafford Police received a call in reference to a suspicious male attempting to remove an air conditioner compressor from a commercial building located at 265...

  • 9.3.14

    Warrant Arrests 8/28/14

    On 8/28/2014, Jaime Pyle, 37 of Barnegat was arrested during a motor vehicle stop in the parking lot of Southern Ocean Medical Center for an outstanding warrant stemming from Ocean Township in...

  • 9.3.14

    Fraud Arrest 8/27/14

    On August 27, 2014 Officer Robert Mullin and Sgt. Ken Schiattarella responded to TD Bank on Rt. 72 for a report of fraud. When officers arrived, they identified Veronica Beaufort and Antwine Mosby...

  • 9.3.14

    MVA Rt9/Hilliard 8/25/14

    On Monday August 25, 2014 at approximately 4:31 PM Stafford Police responded to the intersection of Route 9 and Hilliard Blvd. for a report of a two car motor vehicle accident with injuries. After...