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


Trio Arrested: One Charged with Weapons Offenses & Hindering Apprehension – 5/24/14

On Saturday, May 24th at 10:19 p.m., police conducted an investigative motor vehicle stop on US Highway Route 206, near Public Road.  The vehicle, a 2000 Ford F-150, was being operated by its registered owner, Michelle A. Churry, 43 years old of Mount Laurel.  Churry was accompanied in the vehicle by her son, Robert S. […]

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Police Blotter – 5/22/14

On Wednesday, May 14th at 3:09 p.m., police were dispatched to the Manheim Auto Auction for a report of a theft. When police arrived on scene they were advised by security personnel that a vehicle was observed leaving a secure lot without authorization. Investigation on scene revealed that the passenger, Juan Acosta-Serrano, 31 years old […]

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Support Your Local Police: Recycle Unwanted Clothing With Us

The Mansfield Township Police Department is proud to announce the placement of clothing donation boxes throughout the township. These donation bins are branded with our department logo and the message Support Your Local Police because our agency receives funding for hosting the bins. The vendor recycles recovered clothing in three ways; some of the clothes are sorted and […]

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Police Blotter – 5/7/14

On Wednesday, April 30th at 11:26 a.m., police were dispatched to the Manheim Auto Auction for a report of a trespasser on the property.  When police arrived on scene they were advised by security personnel that Habiboullahi Diallo, 41 of Brooklyn, NY, was advised that Manheim was private property and he was denied access. A […]

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National Police Week 2014

Again this year, communities across the United States will come together during National Police Week—May 11-17—to honor and remember those law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice, as well as the family members, friends and fellow officers they left behind. This year, the names of 286 officers killed in the line of duty are […]

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Arrest of Aggressive Driver Who Confronted Motorist & Evaded Police – 5/1/14

On Monday, April 28th at approximately 4:00 p.m. police were dispatched to Homestead Plaza II on Columbus Road in response to an aggressive driver complaint. The caller reported that the suspect, later identified as David Yunker, 34 years old of Pemberton Borough, was driving erratically, had veered off the roadway, and was driving a vehicle […]

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Police Blotter – 4/26/14

Police stopped a motor vehicle on Friday, April 11th at 4:48 p.m. on Route 206 for a speeding violation. During the motor vehicle stop, a check disclosed that the driver, Howard Sanford III, 38 years old of Lumberton, was wanted on multiple traffic warrants. Sanford was taken into custody, processed and released after posting bail. […]

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Warning About Door-To-Door Solicitations – 4/17/14

In the past week, we have noted a sudden increase in complaints regarding door-to-door solicitors approaching homes throughout the township. The individuals were offering residents a myriad of products and services, from window and siding installation, to magazine subscriptions, to aerial photographs of the property. This type of activity is prohibited by Chapter 24 of […]

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Police Blotter – 4/7/14

On Thursday, April 3rd at 2:19 a.m. police stopped a vehicle after a random check indicated that the vehicle owner had a suspended driver’s license. During the motor vehicle stop, a warrant check revealed the driver, Brandon Stein, 21 years old of Lumberton, was wanted on two warrants.  Stein was taken into custody and turned […]

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Man Arrested For Theft While Working In Victim’s Home – 3/30/14

On Sunday, March 30th at approximately 1:15 p.m., police were dispatched to a residence in the Homestead development for a reported theft of jewelry. The homeowner reported that several pieces of jewelry were missing from her residence. Subsequent investigation revealed that Eric L. Yelowitz, 27 years old of Marlton, stole the items in question from […]

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