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


Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over: Labor Day Crackdown – 8/15/14

Mansfield Township Police Department will be cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the 2014 Labor Day “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. We have been awarded a grant by the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety for increased DWI enforcement beginning August 15th through September 1st. Holiday weekends bring a surge […]

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Police Blotter – 8/9/14

Police stopped a motor vehicle on Thursday, July 24th at 2:09 a.m. on Rt. 206 for a moving violation.  During the motor vehicle stop a check returned that the driver, Sheron Y. Wilson, 27 years old of Edgewater Park, was driving with a suspended license and was wanted for 5 warrants. Wilson was taken into […]

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Arrest Made for Possession of Weapons & Possession of CDS – 7/23/14

On Wednesday, July 23rd at approximately 8:45 a.m., police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Columbus Road in the area of Sheffield Drive.  The vehicle, a 2004 Chevrolet Colorado, was being operated by a male subject who was later identified as Colin K. Kean, 29 years old of Moorestown.  A subsequent consent search of the […]

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Police Blotter – 7/20/14

On Friday, July 4th at 11:23 a.m. police stopped a vehicle after a random check indicated that the registered owner’s driver license was suspended. During the motor vehicle stop, a check returned that the passengers, Mecca L. Grant, 28 years old of Willingboro, and Steven R. Vallery Jr., 28 years old of Camden, both had warrants […]

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Police Blotter – 6/30/14

Police stopped a motor vehicle on Friday, June 20th at 11:40 p.m. on Route 130 for a non-moving violation. During the motor vehicle stop a check returned that the driver, Stacy McCants, 46 years old of Bordentown, was wanted on a warrant.  McCants was taken into custody for processing and was later released into the […]

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Speed Enforcement Initiative

Mansfield Township Police are stepping up efforts to address speeding problems in residential areas of the township. We are using technology to determine when the greatest number of violations are occurring on specific roadways and conducting increased enforcement details to address the issue. Speed limits are established in consideration of numerous factors with the goal of improving safety for […]

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Community Notification Enrollment Link

We have fielded numerous calls from members of the community who didn’t receive the emergency notification call (Reverse 9-1-1 call) yesterday regarding the black bear sighting. To ensure you are included in any future calls for situations that affect your area, just enroll your phone number and/or email address in the CodeRed system. You can opt for standard voice calls, […]

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Bear Location UPDATE – 6/20/14

The bear was last observed this morning along Jacksonville Road, north of Columbus Road. The bear made more of a nuisance of itself by rummaging through some trash cans at one house and helping itself to a cage full of quail behind another home. NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife have been advised of the incidents this morning. Please report […]

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Bear Location UPDATE – 6/19/14

As of 7:50 p.m., the bear has moved out of the Homestead development and through the Country Walk development, crossing Petticoat Bridge Road. It was last seen continuing east through the field to the southeast of the Columbus Road & Petticoat Bridge Road intersection.

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Bear Sighting in Homestead Development – 6/19/14

Visits by black bears have become somewhat of a regular occurrence in our township over the last few years and today we had another. A bear was observed this afternoon off of Jacksonville Road in the area of the Homestead development, a 55+ community. Since this was the first sighting in 2014, we are reminding the community that […]

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