Police & Fire

August 11, 2018

STAFFORD- The Manahopkin Craft Beer Festival is here.  The event takes place today, Saturday, August 11 from 12 to 7 p.m.  Tickets are available today for $35. Non-drinkers will not be charged for entering the park and being part of the festival.  Drinkers will be required to buy a glass and ...

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BRANT BEACH - The annual National Night Out event will again be hosted by the Long Beach Township Police Department tonight, August 7 from 5 to 9 p.m.  The event will take place at Bayview Park, 68 Street and Long Beach Boulevard in Long Beach Township.   This free event features music by Ted ...

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STAFFORD - Stafford Police and Stafford Recreation invites the entire Stafford Township community to celebrate and attend tonight's 2018 National Night Out at the Manahawkin Lake Park, tonightTuesday, August 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. Ty Mares will be performing live.  The Stafford Police will do Police ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP - Long Beach Township sent out a notification of motor vehicle accident at 128 Street and Long Beach Boulevard. The only way to pass is use to Beach Avenue. This notice went out at 4:34 p.m. Saturday.  

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STAFFORD - A critical auto accident took place on Friday morning at Route 72 and Marsha Drive near the causeway. The Stafford Police responded to a multi vehicle collision.  The colllision left one person dead and two people transported to area hospitals by helicopter.  The Stafford Police ...

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STAFFORD - Stafford Police and Stafford Recreation is inviting the entire Stafford Township community to celebrate and attend the 2018 National Night Out at the Manahawkin Lake Park Tuesday, August 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. Ty Mares will be performing live.  The Stafford Police will do Police and K-9 ...

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STAFFORD - On Monday afternoon a Stafford Township man was injured when his vehicle struck a construction trailer on Charles Boulevard in the Beach Haven West section of the township.   The Stafford Township Police Department reported that a Hyundai Elantra driven by Adolph Schlesinger, 89 years ...

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STAFFORD- The Manahopkin Craft Beer Festival will be held on Saturday, August 11 from 12 to 7 p.m.  Discounted tickets are available for $25 online at www.manahopkin.com until Saturday July 14 at midnight.  Tickets at the door will be $35.  This year will feature 50 craft beers on tap, 25 ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP - On July 4, a Yardley, Pennsylvania was charged with simple assault against a local beach badge checker.  The Long Beach Township Police Department responded and investigated that alleged act of assault on the beach badge checker.  The police investigated resulted in the ...

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SURF CITY - On Wednesday, a man died after he was pulled from the ocean in Surf City.  The man was unconscious when reached by lifeguards.  The incident occurred at approximately 2:45 p.m. off the beach near Division Avenue.  Lifeguards pulled the A 55-year-old man from the ocean and performed ...

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NEW EGYPT, OCEAN COUNTY - On Thursday, June 21, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato, Plumsted Township Police Chief Earl Meroney and Plumsted Township Schools Superintendent Gerald North announced the arrest of Matthew Vanderbeek, 19, of Cream Ridge, NJ.  Vanderbeek was charged with 3rd ...

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STAFFORD -  The Stafford Police Department, the Stafford EMS, the Stafford and Barnegat Fire Companies responded on Wednesday afternoon around 2 p.m. to a report of four vehicles engulfed in flames in the parking lot of the Southern Ocean Medical Center Health Village on Route ...

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STAFFORD - The emergency closing of one lane on the LBI bridge is now complete.  The work began on June 4.  One eastbound lane was closed during the day from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The work on the eastbound bridge was complete that same week on Thursday June 7.  The construction crews next went to ...

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STAFFORD — On Sunday evening the Stafford Township Police Department responded to a motor vehicle collision on Route 72 West at Hull Drive involving two vehicles and several injuries. Police report that Duane Romana, 46 years old from Harrisburg, PA was traveling east on Route 72 approaching ...

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SHIP BOTTOM - The Ship Bottom Police Department will be participating in the nationwide “Click It or Ticket” campaign. This is a high visibility traffic enforcement program used to enforce NJS 39:3-76.2f (Failure to Wear Seatbelt). The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) ...

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR – A 25-year-old Little Egg Harbor man has been charged in the stabbing murder of another township man. Kendrick Coley is charged with murder, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose, according to the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and ...

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STAFFORD, NJ - The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness and the US Department of Homeland Security in partnership with Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office and local law enforcement will host a highly valuable session to help local ...

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STAFFORD - Stafford and Long Beach Island residents have reported seeing significant smoke in the western sky this evening. Smoke from a Pinelands wildfire is drifting towards Southern Ocean County, according to a report from the Ocean County Sheriff Office and the New Jersey Forest Fire ...

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STAFFORD- Are your children interested in a different type of summer camp?  Does your child show an interest in law enforcement?  If so, this may be the summer experience for your child. The Stafford Police Department is offering an innovative option for area youth entering grades six and seven ...

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RUTLAND, VERMONT — Richard Monroe pleaded guilty on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court in Rutland, Vermont for the murder of Stafford resident Kevin DeOliviera.  In a news release issued by the U.S. Attorney's Office, Burlington Police Chief Brandon del Pozo said, "We will investigate ...

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BRANT BEACH - Are you ready for sun and warmth?  Spring and summer fun is not that far away even though the weather has been so cold recently. The St. Francis Community Center is offering a Basic Boating Safety Course in May.  Registration is open for the course that is being held on Tuesday, ...

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STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, NJ -There will be security changes for the Southern Regional School District in the 2018-2019 school year. The Southern Regional. Board of Education recently agreed to hire four Class III police officers to assist in security in their three school buildings.  The District has ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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