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Stafford Police and Fire Respond to Structural Fire in Ocean Acres on Wednesday Afternoon

April 26, 2017

STAFFORD – On Thursday afternoon a structure fire broke out on Yeoman Road. Yeoman Road is located in the Ocean Acres section of Stafford Township. The Stafford Township Police Department reports that they responded at approximately 2:25 p.m. 

The Stafford Police reported that the fire was burning in a downstairs living room, and had already begun to fully engulf the downstairs ...

Stafford Township Police Department Receives Prestigious Ambassador Award

STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Police Department under Chief Thomas Dellane received a special honor on Thursday, April 20.  The men and women of the department were honored as one of six recipients in New Jersey to receive an Ambassador Award from the Governor’s Council on Mental Health Stigma. 

The Ambassador Awards honors Law Enforcement Professionals that provide ...

Stafford Police Establish Internet Safe Exchange Zone

STAFFORD - Stafford Township Police Chief Thomas Dellane announced today that the department has established an “Internet Safe Exchange Zone” for residents buying or selling items online.  “The shopping trends of most Americans have changed dramatically over the past few years.  Many of our residents utilize websites like eBay, Craigslist and other buy and sell ...

Stafford Police Make Car Burglary Arrests in Ocean Acres on Thursday

STAFFORD - On Thursday, March 30, 2017, at approximately 2:30 a.m. Stafford Township Police received a report of a car burglary in progress in the area of Autumn Oak Lane in the Ocean Acres section of Stafford Township.

The police responded and located the vehicle, described by witnesses as a green Honda CRV.  A motor vehicle stop was conducted in the area of Nautilus Drive and Route ...

Township Residents Assist Stafford Police in Theft Case

STAFFORD, NJ - This Wednesday, March 29, Stafford Police arrested Vilhelm H. Rasmussen IV, 48 years of age, of Toms River.  Rasmussen also has residence in the state of Tennessee.   

Rasmussen's arrest stemmed from an investigation that began Saturday, March 25,  by Patrolman Michael Wade into the theft of an enclosed trailer from the property of Ocean International ...

Sunday Morning Auto Accident in Ocean Acres With Injuries

STAFFORD, NJ - On Sunday morning a motor vehicle accident occurred at the corner of Nautilus Drive and Treasure Avenue. Two cars were involved and each sustained heavy damage resulting in the air bags being deployed in each vehicle.

Stafford police report that a Hyundai Elantra operated by a male juvenile bypassed a stop sign and entered into the intersection where it struck a Ford Taurus that ...

Members of the Surf City Volunteer Fire Company Complete the NYC Memorial Stair Climb

NEW YORK CITY, NY - On Sunday March 19, members of the Surf City Volunteer Fire Company, including Surf City Police Ptl. Costabile, completed the third annual NYC Memorial Stair Climb.  

These men climbed 72 floors of 4 World Trade Center in their gear in honor of the 343 NYFD firefighters, 23 NYPD officers, and 37 PAPD police officers who were killed on September 11, 2001.

Federal and State Distracted Driving Crackdown Coming To Stafford and Harvey Cedars April 1-21

STAFFORD, NJ - The Stafford Township and Harvey Cedars police departments are participating in a federal and statewide attempt to crackdown on distracted driving.  The program will be run from April 1 through April 21.  

Distracted driving is a dangerous epidemic on New Jersey’s roadways, being cited as a major contributing factor in over 817,000 motor vehicle crashes ...

Pancake Breakfast with Easter Bunny to Benefit Surf City Volunteer Fire Company

SURF CITY, NJ - The Annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser for the Surf City Volunteer Fire Company will be held on Saturday April 15, 2017 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Firehouse.

The cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children. Price includes all you can eat pancakes with a side of sausage, and coffee or orange juice to drink. Take out will also be available.

A special guest ...

Fifth Annual Get LBI Running 5K Scheduled for May 20

SURF CITY, NJ - Get LBI Running will hold its fifth annual charity 5K run/walk on Saturday, May 20 at 9 a.m. to benefit the Surf City Volunteer Fire Department and EMS.

Since its start in 2013, the race has attracted over 1,000 participants and raised more than $22,500 to benefit the Surf City Volunteer Fire Department and EMS. The race was launched as a way to give back to Surf ...

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