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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  • 7.17.15

    Drug Arrest 7/16/15

    On 7/16/2015 at approximately 5:37 pm, Rashad A. Stokes, 24 of Lexington Blvd in Barnegat was arrested for Possession of Marijuana under 50 grams during a motor vehicle stop in the...

  • 7.15.15

    Motor Vehicle Accident 7/14/15

    On Tuesday, July 14, 2015, Stafford Police were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on Route 9 in front of Ferguson Plumbing and Supply.   Investigation revealed that a 2010 Hyundai sedan being operated...

  • 7.14.15

    Motor Vehicle Accident Car vs. Pedestrian

    On Monday, July 13, 2015 Stafford Township Police were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian on Route 9 at Milepost 70.7. Initial investigation revealed that a 2011 Honda Civic being operated by...

  • 7.10.15

    Credit Card Theft/Fraud Arrest 7/9/15

    On July 09, 2015 the Stafford Township Police Department responded to Best Buy Electronics store for a reported suspicious male attempting to use multiple declined credit cards to purchase $2,500 in Apple Mac...

  • 6.30.15

    Shoplifting Arrest 6/29/15

    On Monday, June 29, 2015 at 4:15pm Stafford Township Police responded to Walmart in Manahawkin for a reported female shoplifter. Alyse Fay (28 years of age), of Barnegat, NJ, attempted to leave Walmart...

  • 6.11.15

    House Fire with Injury 6/6/15

    On June 6, 2015 at 02:04am Stafford Police were dispatched to a first aid call on Jane Drive for a 30 year old woman who suffered second degree burns as a result of...

  • 6.11.15

    DWI, Eluding, Drug Arrest 6/5/15

    On June 5th, 2015 at approximately 10:56 p.m., Patrolman Povlosky of the Stafford Township Police Department attempted to conduct a motor vehicle stop on Route 72 West and Barnacle Drive. The driver,...

  • 6.1.15

    Drug Arrest 5/28/15

    On 5/28/2015 at approximately 7:56 pm, John J. Marold, 36 YOA of Browns Mills was arrested for Possession of Marijuana under 50 grams.  Marold was observed in possession of CDS in the...

  • 5.28.15

    Marijuana Possession Arrest 5/25/15

    On May 25, 2015 at 12:59 am, Patrolman Marc Potter stopped a vehicle being operated by 18 year old Francis M. Hornyak 2nd of Hamilton, New Jersey for failure to observe the traffic...

  • 5.26.15

    3 Car Motor Vehicle Accident 5/24/15

    On Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 6:30pm Stafford Township Police Department responded to a motor vehicle accident involving three (3) vehicles on Route 72 westbound & Doc Cranmer traffic signal.  Investigation revealed a...

  • 5.26.15

    Heroin Possession Arrest 5/20/15

    On May 20, 2015 at approximately 12:55 am, 23 year old Jeremy M. Hurley of Manchester, New Jersey was arrested for the possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of Heroin and (2) outstanding warrants out of...

  • 5.26.15

    Marijuana Possession Arrest 5/14/15

    On May 14, 2015 at approximately 7:13 am, 44 year old Anthony J. Giampaolo of Bay Shore, New York was arrested for the possession of Marijuana under 50 Grams and possession of drug paraphernalia. Anthony...

  • 5.20.15

    Motor Vehicle Accident with Injuries 5/20/15

    Stafford Police responded to a motor vehicle collision on Route 72 at Barnacle Drive at 10:28AM on Wednesday 5/20/2015.  Preliminary investigation had a 2008 Ford Edge operated by Nick Rizzi, 83 of Manahawkin...

  • 5.20.15

    DWI Arrest 5/15/15

    On Friday, 05/15/2015, at approximately 02:17 AM, Patrolman Jacob Conner of the Stafford Township Police Department was dispatched to the Wendy’s parking lot located on Route 72 W. in reference to...

  • 5.16.15

    Motor Vehicle Accident 5/16/15

    On Saturday May 16, 2015 at 3:35pm a motor vehicle collision occurred on Route 72 at the intersection of Neptune Drive.  A 2015 Nissan Altima operated by Gerald Fournier, 70 of South Carolina was...

  • 5.16.15

    Car Stop Leads to Heroin Arrest 5/10/15

    On May 10, 2015 at approximately 10:00 pm, Stafford Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on a black Hyundai Elantra on Route 72 East near Marsha Drive.  Investigation revealed the driver,...

  • 5.16.15

    Car Stop Leads to Drug Arrest 5/8/15

    On Saturday, 05/08/2015, at approximately 0140 AM, Patrolman Jacob Conner of the Stafford Township Police Department initiated a motor vehicle stop upon a Chevrolet Impala being operated by Brianna Pesce (19) of Main...

  • 5.16.15

    DWI Arrest 5/10/15

    On Sunday, 05/10/2015, at approximately 12:39 AM, Patrolman Jacob Conner of the Stafford Township Police Department was patrolling in the area of Route 72 West and Jennings Road when he...

  • 5.7.15

    Warrant Arrest Leads To Heroin Arrest 5/1/15

    On May 1, 2015 at approximately 2:15 pm, Stafford Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on a silver Mazda on Newell Avenue near South William Cook Boulevard.  The driver, Danielle A. Hynes (37...

  • 5.4.15

    DWI Arrest 5/2/15

    On May 2, 2015 at approximately 6:30 PM Stafford Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle that had been observed speeding on Neptune Drive.  The motor vehicle stop...

  • 5.1.15

    Drug Arrest 4/29/15

    On Wednesday, 04/29/2015, at approximately 11:20 PM, Patrolman Jacob Conner of the Stafford Township Police Department initiated a motor vehicle stop upon a white Mercury Topaz being operated by Walter Horner (36) of...

  • 4.27.15

    Residential Structure Fire 4/26/15

    At 7:39 PM on Sunday, April 26 Stafford Township Police were dispatched to a structure fire at the residence of 1619 Breakers Drive.  The caller had advised that they were able to...

  • 4.21.15

    2 Juveniles Arrested for Crime Spree

    On Sunday April 5, 2015 the Stafford Township Police Department arrested a 15 year old male juvenile (Barnegat Light, NJ) and a 17 year old male juvenile (High Bar Harbor, Long Beach Twp., NJ)...

  • 4.20.15

    1 Car MVA 4/19/15

    On Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 3:29 pm, Stafford Township Police, Fire and EMS personnel were dispatched to the Spirits Unlimited store located at 495 Route 72 East in Manahawkin in reference to a vehicle...

  • 4.20.15

    DWI/Drug Arrest 4/11/15

    On April 11th, 2015 at approximately 9:00 PM Stafford Police received a call about a suspicious vehicle parked off the roadway on Route 539 in Warren Grove.  Upon arrival officers made contact...