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


Smash & Grab Burglary – 3/26/14

On Wednesday, March 26th between 11:30 p.m. and midnight, an individual forcibly entered the Liquor Mart located at the Mansfield Square shopping plaza off of Route 206 and White Pine Road. The suspect made off with an unspecified amount of money. We are requesting assistance from anyone who was in the area of Mansfield Square […]

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Police Blotter – 3/19/14

Police were dispatched to Princeton Tech, on Route 130, for a report of a theft on Thursday, March 6th at 8:22 a.m. While on scene, police had contact with Elsa Roman, 34 years old of Camden. While on scene it was learned that Roman was wanted on two traffic warrants and one criminal warrant.  Roman was […]

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Charges Filed Closing Two 2011 Burglary Investigations – 3/6/14

On Thursday, March 6th, two 2011 burglary investigations were closed with charges being filed against Daniel L. Ortiz, 33 years old of Collingswood.  The first case occurred on July 20th, 2011 when a watchful neighbor noticed a Hispanic male attempting to break into a residence on Locust Avenue in Columbus proper. The suspect fled the area prior […]

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Police Blotter – 3/5/14

On Wednesday, February 26th at 10:15 a.m., police observed Jinghong Chen, a 52 year old female from Flushing, NY, climb over the perimeter fence to gain access into Manheim Auto Auction.  Chen was quickly apprehended and transported to police headquarters where she was processed and charged with Trespassing. Police observed Edward Kats, 42 of Bayside, […]

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NOTICE: Confirmed Case Of Rabies – 2/28/14

On Tuesday, February 25th, at 8:40 a.m., police were dispatched to Augusta Drive at Arlington Drive (Mapleton development) for a report of a raccoon acting abnormally. Upon arrival, the officer located the raccoon on Augusta Drive and noted it was foaming at the mouth and appeared to be rabid. After consultation with the Animal Control […]

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Police Blotter – 2/25/14

On Saturday, February 15th at 08:06 p.m., police were dispatched to the Pine Motel, on Rt. 130, for a report of a disorderly person on the property.  Upon arrival, police observed Melveyen Scudder, 36 years old of Trenton, in the area.  During the encounter, the officer determined that Scudder was wanted on several outstanding criminal […]

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Theft of Auto Parts Call Results In Two Arrests – 2/18/14

On Tuesday, February 18th at approximately 1:15 p.m., police were dispatched to the Manheim Auto Auction on Route 68 for a theft complaint. Officers met with security personnel and learned that two males were stopped in a vehicle while trying to leave the property with automotive parts removed from another vehicle at the auction. Investigation revealed […]

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Vehicle Crash Leads to DWI Arrest and Drug Possession Charge – 2/15/14

On Saturday, February 15th at 1:37 p.m., police were dispatched to Route 68 for a report of a motor vehicle crash.  Investigation on scene revealed that one of the involved drivers, James C. Weeks, Jr., 40 years old of New Brunswick, had consumed some amount of alcoholic beverages prior to driving.  After he failed to […]

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Police Blotter – 2/2/14

On Thursday, January 16th at 12:35 a.m., police were dispatched to the Pine Motel on Rt. 130 for a report of a suspicious male on the property.  Upon arrival, police located the subject and identified him as David Blackeney, 22 years old of Trenton.  During the encounter, the officer determined that Blackeney was wanted out of Maryland […]

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Court Cancelled Due to Winter Storm – 2/13/14

The Mansfield & Springfield Municipal Court session scheduled for Thursday, February 13th has been cancelled due to the approaching winter storm. Affected parties should contact the court office for information on scheduling a new court date. The Court phone number is 609-298-0649, Option #1.

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