Stafford Township

260 East Bay Ave | Manahawkin, NJ 08050

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Stafford Police Press Releases

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  • 3.28.15

    Drug Arrest 3/26/15

    On Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 11:59 p.m., Stafford Township Police arrested Ashley N. Parella (21 YOA residing on Mizzen Avenue in Manahawkin) and Joseph Pagano Jr. (23 YOA residing on Bay Breeze Court...

  • 3.23.15

    CDS Arrest 3/22/15

    On March 22, 2015 at 1:57 am, Stafford Township Police conducted a motor vehicle stop at the intersection of Neptune Drive and Sextant Road in the Ocean Acres section of Stafford.  Investigation...

  • 3.23.15

    DWI Arrest 3/22/15

    On Sunday, March 22, 2015 at approximately 03:28 a.m., Stafford Township Police arrested Alexis L. Thomas (21 YOA residing on Yorktowne Boulevard in Toms River) as a result of a motor vehicle stop...

  • 3.23.15

    Motor Vehicle Accident with Injury 3/22/15


  • 3.20.15

    Motor Vehicle Accident 3/20/15

    Stafford Police responded to a motor vehicle collision within the parking lot of Southern Ocean Medical Center involving a single passenger vehicle which struck a pedestrian.  A 2014 Honda CRV...

  • 3.18.15

    Shoplifting/Drug Arrest 3/15/15

    On March 15, 2015 at approximately 6:30 pm, Stafford Police responded to Costco in reference to an adult male shoplifter.  The suspect, Joseph M. Scarpinato (28 YOA) of Freedom Road in Sewell, NJ,...

  • 3.17.15

    DWI/Resisting Arrest 3/15/15

    On March 15, 2015, at approximately 3:00 pm, Stafford Police received a call that the driver of a black Ford Explorer had just fled the scene of a minor motor vehicle accident that...

  • 3.15.15

    Public Assistance Wanted Person for Fraudulent Use of Credit Card/Theft

    Officer Robert Mullin of the Stafford Township Police Department obtained a $50,000.00 arrest warrant for the apprehension of Terence Flaherty, a 28 year old...

  • 3.15.15

    Fraudulent use of credit card/Theft Arrest

    ​ On March 15, 2015 Officer Robert Mullin charged 37 year old Barry Wilbur Jr. of Manahawkin, NJ with fraudulent use of a credit card and theft. Officer Mullin conducted...

  • 3.8.15

    Drug Arrest 3/8/15

    On Sunday, March 08, 2015 at approximately 03:51 a.m., Stafford Township Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 9 in the area of Oxycocus Road in Manahawkin, NJ 08050. The driver, identified as...

  • 3.8.15

    DWI Arrest 3/8/15

    On 03/08/2015 at 4:23 AM, Patrolman Jacob Conner of the Stafford Township Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle being operated by Andrew Smith of N. 1st Street...

  • 3.8.15

    Shoplifting Baby Formula/Child Support Warrant Arrest 3/7/15

    On March 7, 2015, Stafford Police received a call from Walmart loss prevention reporting a theft of baby formula in progress. When confronted by Loss Prevention Officers the suspect, later identified...

  • 3.7.15

    Narcotics Arrests 3/7/15

    On Saturday, 3/7/2015 at 12:20 a.m., Stafford Township Police conducted a motor vehicle stop in the area of Breakers Drive and Atlantis Avenue in Manahawkin, NJ 08050. Further investigation revealed the...

  • 3.7.15

    DWI Arrest 3/3/15

    On Friday, March 3rd, 2015 Stafford Police arrested Lindsay E. Mcdonald-Roth, 40, of Manahawkin, NJ after a vehicle she was operating was stopped for failure to maintain a lane on Route 72...

  • 3.2.15

    DWI Arrest 2/28/15

    On Saturday, February 28, 2015 at approximately 02:06 a.m., Stafford Township Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on West Bay Avenue in Manahawkin. The driver, identified as Brennan G. Thiel (20 YOA residing...

  • 3.2.15

    DWI Arrest 3/1/15

    On Sunday, March 1, 2015 at approximately 12:03 a.m., Stafford Township Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop in the area of Nautilus Drive and White Cap Avenue in Manahawkin. The driver,...

  • 2.27.15

    DWI Arrest 2/27/15

    On 2/27/2015 at approximately 0051 hours, Philip E. Adams, 24 of E Bay Avenue of Stafford Township was arrested during a motor vehicle stop at Route 9 North and E Bay...

  • 2.26.15

    Warrant Arrest leads to Credit Card Fraud/Theft Charges

    On February 23, 2015 a Stafford Township resident responded to police headquarters to report credit card fraud.  One of her roommates, Dane M. Ludlam (36 YOA) of Sycamore Road in Manahawkin, was...

  • 2.24.15

    Oak Avenue Natural Gas Explosion

    Click HERE for footage caught on a police vehicle dash cam.

  • 2.22.15

    Shoplifting Arrest leads to lodging in jail for multiple Warrants 2/21/15

    On February 21, 2015, Stafford Township Police arrested a township resident after he was caught shoplifting at a local department store. Herman C. Harrison III of Sailor Drive, Ocean Acres was taken...

  • 2.20.15

    Warrant Arrest leads to Drug Charge 2/13/15

    On Friday, February 13, 2015 Stafford Township Police arrested Kevin Gries, 49, Manhawkin, NJ after a motor vehicle stop revealed that he had an outstanding warrant stemming from the Ocean County Sheriffs Department...

  • 2.20.15

    Shoplifting Arrest leads to CDS Arrest 2/14/15

    On 2/14/2015 at approximately 7:33 pm, Stafford Township Police were dispatched to the Walmart Store located at 525 Route 72 with reference to a shoplifting incident.  Investigation revealed that Jorden...

  • 2.20.15

    DWI Arrest 2/14/15

    On Saturday 02/14/2015 at approximately 12:04 AM, Patrolman Jacob Conner of the Stafford Township Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop in the area of Washington Ave. The driver, Michael Garrrahan...

  • 2.19.15

    Motor Vehicle Accident 2/19/15

    On February 19, 2015 9:15 A.M.  the Stafford Police responded to a motor vehicle collision on Route 72 in front of Stafford Square involving three vehicles.  A Waste Management Truck operated...

  • 2.18.15

    Motor Vehicle Accident 2/18/15

    On Wednesday February 18, 2015 at 8:47 A.M. Stafford Police responded to a vehicle vs. utility pole collision on Route 72 west near Lighthouse Drive.  Ronald Gomez, 49 of Barnegat, NJ was traveling...