Mansfield Township
Police Department

190-A Atlantic Ave.
PO Box 177
Columbus, NJ 08022

609-298-4411 Police Station
609-723-8300 Dispatch

Mansfield Police Department

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Parking Restrictions During Snow Storms – 1/26/15

All residents are asked to review the following excerpt from the Township Code regarding parking on Township roads during snow storms. The township’s plow contractor will be reporting problem areas and police will be ticketing offenders. Your cooperation is requested to avoid the need for enforcement action. § 60-20. Parking prohibited on public roads, streets, right-of-ways or […]

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REMINDER: LED Traffic Signals Can Be A Hazard To Motorists During Snow Storms – 1/26/15

In anticipation of the approaching winter storm system and the forecast including blowing snow, please be reminded that traffic signals equipped with energy efficient LED bulbs put out less heat and can become obstructed when snow accumulates on the face of the lens. This obscures the signal and causes a very dangerous situation for motorists. Please report […]

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Hit & Run Leaves Pedestrian Seriously Injured – 1/21/15

The Mansfield Township Police Department and the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office are asking for the public’s help identifying the driver of a vehicle that struck a pedestrian on Route 206 southbound at approximately 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, January 21st in the area of the Imperial Inn. A motorist contacted police after seeing the pedestrian walking along […]

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Police Blotter – 1/12/15

On Saturday, December 20th at 11:12 p.m., police conducted a pedestrian stop on State Highway 130 in the area of Maple Avenue.  The pedestrian, who was identified as Carolyn Vogel, 52 of Bordentown, was visibly under the influence of alcohol, failed to comply with the officer’s orders and attempted to flee the scene on foot. Vogel […]

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Officers Assist Man In Need – 12/27/14

The negative sentiment toward police is currently so pervasive in our society, it seemed important to take this opportunity to highlight one recent example of the good works our officers quietly do that most people would never hear about. On December 27th at 1:54 a.m., Patrolman White of the Mansfield Township Police Department came upon […]

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Police Blotter – 12/20/14

On Wednesday, December 3rd at 2:55 p.m. police witnessed a male enter a parked vehicle in the Sale Lot of the Manheim Auto Auction at 730 Route 68. The officer noted the subject moving around in the back seat of the vehicle and then exit while adjusting something underneath his jacket. Upon being confronted by the […]

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Police Blotter – 11/30/14

On Friday, November 21st at 11:05 p.m., police conducted a motor vehicle stop on County Route 670, across from the Animal Kingdom in Springfield Township. The vehicle, a 2004 Jeep Wrangler, was being operated by Taylor N. Mitchell, 18 years old of Eastampton. Investigation revealed that Mitchell had an active warrant issued by the North […]

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Gas Station Robbery – 11/15/14

At 6:57 pm on Saturday, November, 15th,  a black male, later identified as Keith Downs of Edgewater Park, NJ, approached the gas attendant at the Gulf Gas Station, located at 3146 Route 206 and asked the attendant for assistance with his alleged disabled motor vehicle. During the attendant’s attempt to aid Downs, Downs physically assaulted and […]

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Police Blotter – 11/14/14

On Friday November 7th at 9:42 p.m., police were dispatched to a residence on Mansfield Road East for a disorderly person. At the residence, police were confronted with a teenaged male who began to spit and yell profanities towards officers. After several attempts by family and police to calm the juvenile, the male continued his aggression by […]

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Police Blotter – 10/31/14

On Sunday, October 26th at 12:02 a.m., police were detailed to East Main Street for a noise complaint.  While checking the area for juveniles, who reportedly were seen walking in the area in possession of alcohol, police found an unauthorized vehicle parked after hours in the Mansfield Township Community Park.  Upon locating the driver of […]

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