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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  • 4.26.16

    Motor Vehicle Crash 4/25/16 Rt. 9 Stafford Township

    On April 25, 2016, at approximately 4:05 PM, The Stafford Township Police Department responded to a vehicle crash involving a car versus utility pole.  Preliminary investigation revealed Shannon M Hartman, 30 years...

  • 4.25.16

    Narcotics Arrest 4/15/16

    On 04/15/2016, at approximately 2020 hours, Detectives with the Stafford Township Drug Enforcement Unit and the Ocean County Prosecutors Office served a search warrant at 280 Buoy Avenue in Manahawkin, in reference...

  • 3.20.16

    Heroin Distribution Arrest 3/19/16

    On Saturday March 19, 2016 at approximately 2100 hours the Stafford Township Drug Enforcement Unit arrested a Alesha Connelly (22 years old) of Mooring Rd in Manahawkin for multiple drug offenses.  Acting on...

  • 3.8.16

    Motor Vehicle Collision - Route 72 / MP 19.9

    On Tuesday 3/8/2016 at 1954 hours Stafford Police responded to a head-on motor vehicle collision on Route 72 between Hull and Breakers Drive.  A 2002 Nissan Sentry operated by Kayla Clickner, 20 of Manahawkin...

  • 2.29.16

    Stafford Township woman involved in 3 accidents arrested for DWI

    On Wednesday February 24, 2016 at approximately 4:50 PM Stafford Police received a report of a hit and run involving a red mustang in the area of Route 9 North and...

  • 2.24.16

    Stafford Twp man arrested for possession of drugs with intent to distribute

    On Saturday February 20, 2016 at 9:51 pm members of the Stafford Township Drug Enforcement Unit arrested an Allen Healy (57 years old) of Bay Avenue in Manahawkin for possession and distribution of Roxicodone...

  • 2.23.16

    1 Car MV Crash Closes Rt 9 Traffic 2/23/16

    On Tuesday 2/23/2016 at 1337 hours Stafford Police responded to an overturned vehicle on Route 9 near Beach Avenue.  A box truck operated by David Trettin, 41 of Tuckerton was southbound on...

  • 2.16.16

    Drug Arrest 2/14/16

    On Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 01:35 a.m., Stafford Township Police located a disabled vehicle on the grass median near Route 72 and South Union Street. Investigation at the scene revealed that the...

  • 2.8.16

    NJNG Utility Worker Impersonation Alert

    The Police Department has received notice from New Jersey Natural Gas that they have received reports of individuals falsely representing themselves as utility workers.  We want to remind all...

  • 2.8.16

    DWI Arrest 2/2/16

    On February 2, 2016 at approximately 1:30 pmStafford Township Police stopped a motor vehicle stop after the vehicle had been observed not maintaining its lane of travel.  The motor vehicle stop...

  • 2.8.16

    Drug Arrest 1/29/16

    On January 29, 2016 at 11:53 pm,  Stafford Police encountered a motor vehicle parked in Nautilus Park near the intersection of Atlantis Avenue and Buccaneer Lane.  Investigation at the scene resulted...

  • 2.4.16

    DWI MV Crash Arrest 2/2/16

    On Tuesday February 2, 2016 at approximately 6:29 PM, Stafford Police responded to a single vehicle accident in the intersection of Route 9 and East Bay Ave. Investigation revealed that a vehicle operated by...

  • 2.2.16

    MV Crash Rt 72 Causeway Bridge 2/2/16

    On Tuesday February 2nd at approximately 7:48 AM, The Stafford Township Police Department responded to a 3 vehicle crash in the area of Rt 72 and mile post 28. Investigation revealed that...

  • 1.11.16

    STPD Officer and K9 partner graduate K9 Patrol Dog Course

    Stafford Township Patrolman Brandon Haines and his K9 partner Jase graduated from The Atlantic County Police Training Center’s 41st K-9 patrol dog training class on Friday January 8, 2016....

  • 1.8.16

    Stafford Township Motor Vehicle strikes utility pole causing widespread power outage

    On Thursday, January 7th, 2016 at approximately 4:45 PM Stafford Police responded to the area of Route 72 and West Road for a report of a vehicle that ran...

  • 12.25.15

    Motor Vehicle Crash 12/23/15 Involving School Bus Route 72/Nautilus Drive

    On Wednesday December 23, 2015 at 2 pm Stafford Township Police responded to a motor vehicle collision on Route 72 at the intersection of Nautilus Drive.  Investigation at the scene revealed that A 2010...

  • 12.25.15

    Social Media Tips Lead to Shoplifting Arrest 12/21/15

    On Monday, 12/21/2015 at 12:41 pm Stafford Township Police responded to the Wal-Mart store located on Route 72 in reference to an unidentified white male who walked out of the store with one 48...

  • 12.25.15

    Motor Vehicle Crash 12/22/15 Route 9/Cedar Bridge Road

    On Tuesday December 22, 2015 at 16:29 hours,Stafford Police responded to a two vehicle accident on Rt. 9 north in front of Bruno’s meat market.  Investigation revealed...

  • 12.25.15

    Motor Vehicle Crash 12/22/15 Route 72/Nautilus Drive

    On December 22, 2015 at approximately 5:20 PM, Stafford Township Police Responded to a three vehicle accident on Route 72 Eastbound just west of Nautilus Drive.    Investigation at the scene disclosed...

  • 12.22.15

    Stafford Township man arrested for intentionally ramming two vehicles

    On December 13, 2015 at approximately 04:05 a.m., Stafford Township Police Department were dispatched to the area of Bernard Drive in the Village Harbor section of Stafford in reference to a...

  • 12.22.15

    Motor Vehicle Crash 12/14/15

    On Monday December 14, 2015 at 12:42pm, Stafford Township Police were dispatched to Route 9 at milepost 69.3 (near Ocean Club Fitness Center) for a motor vehicle accident with injuries.  Preliminary investigation at...

  • 12.9.15

    3 Car MV Crash 12/8/15

    On December 8, 2015 at approximately 6:30 PM, a red Ford Escape driven by Margaret Finn-Masucci (64 YOA) of Deer Run in Barnegat, NJ, was travelling southbound on Route 9 in Manahawkin when it...

  • 12.7.15

    MV Crash 12/5/15 Rt 72 & Last Bridge Eastbound on Causeway

    On Saturday December 5th 2015 at 3:23 pm the Stafford Township Police Department responded to a report of a head on collision on Route 72 at the last Bridge heading onto Long...

  • 12.7.15

    MV Crash 11/30/15 Rt 9/Oak Avenue

    On November 30, at approximately 2:30 PM, The Stafford Township Police Department responded to a vehicle crash involving a tow truck and a minivan at the intersection of Route 9 and Oak Avenue....

  • 11.30.15

    Shoplifting, Drug Arrest 11/27/15

    On November 27th, 2015 at approximately 4:00 PM Stafford Police responded to the Kohl’s Department store in reference to a report of an adult male shoplifter.  Upon arrival, officers...