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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  • 12.17.14

    Motor Vehicle Crash 12/8/14

    On Monday, December 8, 2014 Stafford Township Police were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on Route 72 at the top of the Causeway Bridge, mile post 27.  Investigation revealed that a 2008 Ford...

  • 12.17.14

    Shoplifting Investigation/Arrest 11/24/14

    On November 24, 2014 at 2:00 PM the Stafford Township Police were dispatched to the Walmart department store located at 525 Route 72 west, Manahawkin NJ in reference to a shoplifting investigation. After reviewing the...

  • 12.16.14

    Motor Vehicle Crash 12/11/14

    On 12/11/14, Stafford Police responded to a motor vehicle collision on Route 9 near Hilliard Boulevard.  Nichole Vitkuske, 24 of Waretown was stopped in traffic at a red signal when her vehicle...

  • 12.16.14

    DWI Arrest 12/13/14

    On Saturday, 12/13/2014 at approximately 01:29 a.m., Stafford Township police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 72 East in the area of Access Road. Further investigation revealed the driver, Michael E....

  • 12.16.14

    DWI Arrest 11/30/14

    On Sunday, 11/30/2014 at approximately 01:17 a.m., Stafford Police conducted a motor vehicle stop in the area of Route 72 East and Jennings Road for a vehicle unable to maintain lane. Further...

  • 12.16.14

    Theft Arrest 11/22/14

    On Saturday November 22, 2014 at approximately 1:30 PM Stafford Police responded the At&T store located at 239 Stafford Park Blvd in reference to a theft.  Upon arrival it was determined...

  • 12.15.14

    Shoplifting Arrest 12/12/14

    On 12/12/2014 at approximately 5:09 pm Stafford Police responded to Kohls, 205 Route 72 West for the report of a shoplifting in progress. Lisa K. McTigue, 29 of Sovereign Rd Barnegat was placed under arrest...

  • 12.15.14

    DWI Arrest 12/19/14

    On Thursday, 12/11/2014 at approximately 01:33 a.m., Stafford Township police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Stafford Park Boulevard. During the motor vehicle stop it was revealed that the driver, David...

  • 12.15.14

    DWI Arrest 12/12/14

    On Friday, 12/12/2014 at approximately 12:14 a.m., Stafford Township police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 72 West in the area of Jennings Road. Further investigation revealed the driver, Emily S....

  • 12.15.14

    Marijuana Arrest 12/8/14

    On Monday, December 8, 2014, Stafford Township Police arrested Justin E. Wiersig, 35, of Manahawkin, NJ.   He was stopped on Nautilus Dr. Manahawkin for operating an unregistered vehicle. Investigation at the...

  • 12.15.14

    DWI/CDS Arrest 12/5/14

    On Friday, 12/5/14 at approximately 11:31 p.m., Stafford Township police conducted a motor vehicle stop in the area of Route 72 West and the Garden State Parkway. During the motor vehicle stop...

  • 12.6.14

    Stafford Police successfully administer Narcan and save a man’s life

    On December 5, 2014 at 1020 pm Stafford Township Police were dispatched to a residence in the Ocean Acres section of town for an unconscious  34 year old male. Upon police arrival it...

  • 12.3.14

    Motor Vehicle Crash 12/2/14

    On Tuesday, December 2, 2014 Stafford Township Police were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 72 and Nautilus Drive.  Investigation revealed that a 2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara being...

  • 12.3.14

    DWI Arrest 11/28/14

    On Friday, 11/28/14 at approximately 01:02 a.m., Stafford Police conducted a motor vehicle stop in the area of Route 72 West and South Union Street for a speeding violation. Further investigation revealed...

  • 12.3.14

    Warrant Arrest 11/27/14

    On November 27, 2014, at approximately 1:40am, 24 year old Darren T. Chambers of Warren Grove, New Jersey was arrested on the strength of a warrant in the amount of $500.00 issued by the...

  • 11.25.14

    Theft Arrest 11/20/14

    On November 20, 2014, Christopher G. Alvarez (33 YOA) of Nixon Avenue in Bayville, NJ turned himself into Stafford Police after being notified that his picture was on multiple Stafford Police social media...

  • 11.25.14

    Shoplifting/Heroin Arrests 11/20/14

    On November 20, 2014 at approximately 2:15 p.m., Stafford Township Police received a call from Kmart loss prevention reporting that they had witnessed two subjects shoplifting over $2000 of merchandise from the store....

  • 11.25.14

    Criminal Mischief Arrest 11/20/14

    On November 20, 2014 at approximately 3:08am, William J. McGoldrick, 24 years old of Manahawkin New Jersey was arrested and charged with Criminal Mischief. The arrest stemmed from a report of a...

  • 11.19.14

    Narcotics Arrest 11/16/14

    On November 16, 2014 at approximately 1:30am, Stafford Township Police received a call for a suspicious vehicle in the area of Route 72 and East Road. Officer Povlosky was first on scene and...

  • 11.19.14

    DWI Arrest 11/7/14

    On November 7, 2014 at approximately 11:10 p.m., Ptl. Griffin witnessed a vehicle failing to maintain its lane while travelling on Route 9 South.  As the vehicle turned onto McKinley Avenue it...

  • 11.19.14

    Warrant Arrest 11/6/14

    On Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 2:42pm, Lori A. Flurchick, age 52 of Little Egg Harbor, was arrested on an active traffic warrant issued by Pemberton Borough Municipal Court in the amount of $180.00. ...

  • 11.12.14

    Warrant Arrest 11/1/14

    On November 1, 2014, Michael F. Pecoraio(26 YOA) of Privateer Road in Manahawkin, was placed under arrest on the strength of a warrant issued by GallowayTownship Municipal Court.  He was processed...

  • 11.12.14

    Aggravated Assault, Resisting Arrest and Terroristic Threats Arrest

    On November 6, 2014 at approximately 11:15 pm Stafford Township Police responded to 115 Bluejacket Avenue in reference to a domestic dispute between a father and his son. Upon arrival officers were met outside...

  • 11.5.14

    Burglary Investigation 11/4/14

    Stafford Township Police are investigating a burglary which occurred at Lucille’s Country Cooking Restaurant, Rt. 539 in the Warren Grove section, between the evening of November 3 through the morning...

  • 11.5.14

    MVA/Possession of Prescription Drugs Arrest 10/20/14

    On October 20th, 2014 at approximately 3:30 PM Stafford police responded to the area of Route 9 and Stafford Avenue in reference to a motor vehicle accident.  Upon arrival it was determined...