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


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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Police Blotter – 6/8/14

On Sunday, May 25th at approximately 10:32 p.m., police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 68, near the intersection of Route 206.  The vehicle, a 2011 Chrysler Town & Country, was being operated by its registered owner, Fermin A. Hernandez, 42 years old of Trenton.  Investigation on scene revealed that Hernandez had consumed some […]

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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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