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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  • 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...

  • 2.18.15

    Warrant Arrest 2/13/15

    On Friday, February 13th, 2015, Stafford Township Police arrested Brian Costello at his residence on a warrant issued by Stafford Township Municipal Court for $528.00.  Costello was transported to police headquarters,...

  • 2.13.15

    League of American Bicyclists Names Stafford Ptl. C. Fritz League Cycling

    League of American Bicyclists Names Stafford Ptl. C. Fritz League Cycling Instructor Stafford Township—February 13, 2015 Stafford Twp. Community Policing Officer Christopher Fritz has earned the prestigious certification of League...

  • 2.13.15

    Warrant Arrest 2/12/15

    On 2/12/2015 at approximately 4:57 pm, Raymond L. Camp, 34 years old of Bulkhead Avenue, Manahawkin, NJ was arrested for an outstanding warrant stemming from Long Beach Township in the amount of $250 full...

  • 2.13.15

    1 Car MVA DWI Arrest 2/13/15

    On February 13, 2015 at approximately 2:12am, Stafford Police responded to a reported one car accident at the intersection of Route 9 and East Bay Ave. The vehicle had crossed over the northbound...

  • 2.12.15

    Warrant Arrest 2/7/15

    On 2/7/15, Stafford Police Patrolman A Haldenwang conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle speeding on Neptune Drive. During the stop the investigation revealed the passenger of the vehicle, Hubert F...

  • 2.12.15

    DWI Arrest 2/3/15

    On February 3, 2015 at approximately 6:45 p.m., Stafford Police responded to the parking lot of the TJ Maxx located at 601 Washington Avenue in reference to a male party passed out behind...

  • 2.11.15

    Shoplifting Arrest 2/5/15

    On 2/5/15, Stafford Police responded to a shoplifter running out of the Walmart with multiple video games concealed under his leather jacket  and wearing an "Elmer Fudd" type of winter...

  • 2.11.15

    CDS Arrest 2/5/15

    On Thursday, February 5th, 2015 at approximately 8:30 PM Stafford Police received a call about a suspicious vehicle parked near the area of Sextant Road and Breakers drive.  Additionally, police were...

  • 2.6.15

    DWI Heroin Arrest 1/28/15

    On 1/28/15, Kevin Samler (24yoa) was arrested for allowing his friend Erik Heiselmoyer to operate his vehicle after Erik had injected heroin into his body. Erik was arrested by Patrolman Russ...

  • 2.6.15

    Shoplifting Arrest leads to Warrant Arrest and CDS Charges 1/24/15

    On Saturday, January 24, 2015 Stafford Township Police responded to Kmart 733 Route 72 in reference to a shoplifting incident. Upon arrival, Travis M. Redmond (35 YOA) of Gunwale Road in Manahawkin, NJ, was in...

  • 2.4.15

    Edited* Theft Arrest leads to Heroin Charges

    ***SEE CORRECTION BELOW*** On January 28, 2015 at approximately 5:30 pm, Stafford Township Police responded to a residence on Nautilus Drive reference a theft of video games.  Investigation revealed that the...

  • 2.3.15

    Drug Arrest in Lighthouse Park 1/22/15

    On  January 22, 2015 at approximately 8:00 PM Stafford Police located an occupied vehicle which was parked in Lighthouse Park after hours.  The park was closed to the public at this...

  • 2.3.15

    Juvenile Shoplifting Arrests 1/23/15

    On January 23, 2015 at approximately 5:11 p.m., Stafford Police received a call in reference to a shoplifting incident at Buy Rite Liquors 100 Neptune Drive. Investigation at the scene revealed the identification...

  • 1.28.15

    Warrant Arrest leads to Drug Charges 1/25/15

    On January 25, 2015 at approximately midnight, Ptl. R. Griffin of the Stafford Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle that was failing to maintain its lane near milepost 22...

  • 1.26.15

    Stafford Township ATV crash injures 15 year old male 1/25/15

    On Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 1:42 pm Stafford Township Police were dispatched to a crash involving an all-terrain vehicle at the intersection of Commodore Road and Cutter Lane in the Ocean Acres...

  • 1.26.15

    Warrant arrest leads to firearms, criminal mischief and drug charges 1/21/15

    On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 at approximately 11:00 PM Stafford Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle that completed an illegal turn near the intersection of Stafford Park...