Manahawkin Woman Arrested for Stealing Two Cars in Ocean Acres

March 19, 2018

STAFFORD -  A Stafford resident was arrested on Saturday March 17 for the theft of two motor vehicles in the Ocean Acres section of Manahawkin.

On Saturday, afternoon,  the Stafford Township Police Department responded to a report of a stolen motor vehicle in the area of Leeward Road and Gaff Road in the Ocean Acres section of Stafford Township.

The vehicle was a white 2002 ...

Stafford Police Arrest Four New Jersey Residents for Attempting to Pass $100.00 Counterfeit Bills

STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Police Department announced the arrest of four individuals charged with attempting to pass on $100 dollar counterfeit bills to local businesses.

Wednesday afternoon, March 14 the police received reports from The Beauty Store located in Stafford Square and Dunkin Donuts located on Washington Avenue of several subjects attempting to use $100 dollar ...

T-Shirts & Stickers on Sale to Support Stafford Police in Police Unity Tour

STAFFORD, NJ - The Stafford Township Police Department is looking for support in the Police Unity Tour. 

T-shirts made by Jetty are being sold for $20 and Team Stafford stickers made by the Stuck Up Sticker Company are also being sold for $2. 

All proceeds will benefit the Stafford Police Foundation’s fundraising efforts for the Team Stafford riders.

The Police Unity ...

Those Struggling with Addiction are Encouraged to Take Advantage of the "Blue Hart" Program

STAFFORD - The Blue Hart (Heroin, Addiction, Response Team) is a cooperative Law Enforcement Initiative to assist individuals with a substance abuse disorder.  The program was introduced approximately one year ago and is a great resource to fight the opiate epidemic in Ocean County.  

The Blue Hart program works directly with municipal police departments ...

Stafford Police: Three Arrested for Heroin Possession During Motor Vehicle Stop

STAFFORD, NJ -  Today the police have announced that on Friday March 9, the Stafford Township Police Department’s Drug Enforcement Unit and Patrol Officer Russell Dunfee conducted a motor vehicle stop that resulted in a possession arrest.

The motor vehicle stop occurred at the Spirits Liquors store, located at 495 Route 72 West in Manahawkin at 6:40 ...

Stafford Patrolman Anthony Vincent Represents the Stafford Police Department at Southern Regional Scholarship Breakfast

STAFFORD - Stafford Township Patrolman Anthony Vincent Badge was a guest speaker at the annual Southern Regional High School Scholarship Breakfast.

Officer Vincent graduated from Southern in 2011 with a 4.0 GPA.  He earned a Bachelors degree in Biology at at Richard Stockton University in 2014. Anthony served as the president of the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society and graduated with a ...

Fire in Ship Bottom Wednesday Afternoon

SHIP BOTTOM - On Wednesday afternoon local fire companies responded to a fire in Ship Bottom.  The fire took place at 914 Shore Avenue.  The Ship Bottom Fire Company along with Beach Haven, Surf City, Barnegat Light and Stafford Township companies assisted in fighting this fire in in the two-story raised ranch.

The firefighters had to battle not only the fire but ...

Seven Stafford Juveniles Arrested for Terroristic Threats

STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Police Department arrested seven male students who attend the Stafford Township Intermediate School.  Each student was charged with making Terroristic Threats. 

The arrests were the result of two separate incidents in which the male students made threats to shoot up the school and stated that they were going to become active ...

Thundersnow, Lightning, Icing and Flooding Highlight Wednesday Afternoon's Storm Update

STAFFORD AND LONG BEACH ISLAND - This afternoon the warnings in our area are many.  Here are some updates for all to be aware of in our area this afternoon.

The Ocean County Sheriff has issued a statement for drivers to use extreme caution in the Garden State Parkway from Wall Township to Little Egg Harbor. There have been many motor vehicle accidents this afternoon on that ...

Road Updates: Stafford's Mill Creek Road Construction Begins Thursday

STAFFORD - Stafford Township officials released a statement about the road construction which is set to begin this Thursday, March 8 on Mill Creek Road

Grey Supply with NJ Natural Gas will be operating on Mill Creek Road between Charles Blvd towards Route 72. This may result in single lane operations and traffic delays at some points. 

The operation will last several weeks as it ...

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