Recent Announcements




National Night Out 2017

posted Aug 2, 2017, 7:36 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Aug 2, 2017, 7:36 AM ]

On August 1, 2017 Officer Collins and Officer McHugh attended National Night Out with the MLPD Community Policing Truck and L.E.A.D. HMMWV.  The event was held at Freedom Park in Medford Twp and was well attended.  Thanks to Medford Township Police for hosting the event!


Drug arrest - July 9, 2017

posted Jul 12, 2017, 2:46 PM by John McGinnis   [ updated Jul 12, 2017, 3:10 PM ]

On July 9, 2017 at 11:47 A.M., patrols from the Medford Lakes Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop of a silver Honda on Lenape Trail for a non-moving traffic violation.   The driver, identified as Evan P. Vernon, 33, of Hallandale, FL., was found to be in possession of marijuana and CDS paraphernalia.  Vernon was taken into custody and transported to police headquarters.  Vernon was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), possession of CDS paraphernalia and various traffic offenses.  Vernon was processed and released on a summons pending a court date in Medford Lakes Municipal Court. 

2017 Canoe Carnival Traffic Regulations

posted Jul 7, 2017, 1:22 PM by John McGinnis   [ updated Jul 7, 2017, 1:22 PM ]

2017 CANOE CARNIVAL
TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

Chief Robert Dugan advises all residents and operators of motor vehicles that the following special traffic regulations will be in effect for the annual Canoe Carnival on Saturday, August 05, 2017. Additional traffic regulations will also be in effect for Chippewa Trail on Friday, August 04, 2017 for the annual Festival of Lights Night.

There will be NO PARKING in the following areas between the hours of 4:00 pm, Saturday, August 05, and 4:00 am, Sunday, August 06, 2017. Violators will be issued traffic citations and vehicles will be towed at the owner’s expense.

Apache Trail
No Parking the entire length on the west side.
Beach Drive
No Parking the entire length on either side.
Beach One Park Lot
No Public Parking, reserved for VIP, handicapped and emergency vehicles.
Bowker Road
No Parking the entire length on the north side.
Cherokee Trail
No Parking southbound (Beach One side.)
Chippewa Trail
No Parking the entire length opposite Upper and Lower Aetna Lakes.
Comanche Circle
No Parking the entire length on either side.
Comanche Trail
No Parking from Stokes Road to Timbo Trail on the lakeside.
Hunter Road
No Parking the entire length on the golf course side.
Huron Trail
No Parking the entire length on either side.
Iroquois Trail
No Parking between Sagamore Trail and Powhatan Trail on the Beach One side.
McKendimen Road
No Parking on the northbound side between Tabernacle Road and Oak Drive.
Minnetonka Trail
No Parking the entire length on the Church side.
Navajo Trail
No Parking the entire length on the west side.
Oak Drive
No Parking the entire length on either side.
Omaha Trail
No Parking the entire length on the north side.
Pawnee Trail
No Parking the entire length on the north side.
Powhatan Trail
No Parking the entire length on either side.
Sagamore Trail
No Parking between Iroquois Trail and Tabernacle Road on the Powhatan side.
Stokes Road
No Parking on either side between Lenape Trail and Bowker Road.
Stokes Road
No Parking on the northbound side, south of the Bowker/Comanche intersection.
Tabernacle Road
No Parking on either side between Stokes Road and Oak Drive.
Timbo Trail
No Parking the entire length on either side.
Tonkawa Trail
No Parking the entire length on the Lower Aetna side.
Trading Post Trail
No Parking and Time Restrictions as designated.

NOTE: On ALL trails within the Borough of Medford Lakes, vehicles parked so as to interfere with traffic flow will be cited and towed at the owner’s expense.
All illegally parked vehicles will receive a traffic citation and will be towed to various impound areas throughout Burlington County. Towing and storage fees will be substantial according to law.
FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS NIGHT – Friday, August 04, 2017
There will be NO PARKING in the following areas between the hours of 6:00 pm, Friday, August 04, and 2:00 am, August 05, 2017. Violators will be issued traffic citations and vehicles will be towed at the owner’s expense.
Chippewa Trail
No Parking the side opposite Lower Aetna Lake from McKendimen Road to Beach Drive.
Huron Trail
No Parking the entire length on either side.
Tonkawa Trail
No Parking the entire length on the Lower Aetna Lake side.

NOTE: On ALL trails within the Borough of Medford Lakes, vehicles parked so as to interfere with traffic flow will be cited and towed at the owner’s expense.
All illegally parked vehicles will receive a traffic citation and will be towed to various impound areas throughout Burlington County. Towing and storage fees will be substantial according to law.
There will be SPECIAL TRAFFIC REGULATIONS in effect in the following areas between the hours of 7:30 pm Saturday, August 05, 2017 and 2:00 am Sunday, August 06, 2017. At 7:30pm, the entire area bounded by Lower and Aetna Lake, McKendimen Road and Hunters Road will be closed to motor vehicle traffic. Parts of Tabernacle and McKendimen Roads will also be restricted to motor vehicle traffic beginning at 8:30 pm.
Beach Drive
Closed to traffic, except emergency vehicles.
Chippewa Trail
Closed to traffic between McKendimen and Hunters Road, except emergency vehicles.
Sagamore Trail
One-way southbound.
Tonkawa Trail
One-way southbound.
Comanche Trail
Closed to traffic, except emergency vehicles.
Oak Drive
Closed to traffic between McKendimen and Chippewa, except emergency vehicles.
Tabernacle Road
Closed to traffic between Trading Post Trail and Sagamore Trail at 8:30 pm.
Tabernacle Road
Closed to westbound traffic between Oak Drive and McKendimen Road at 8:30 pm.
McKendimen Road
Closed to westbound traffic between Oak Drive and Tabernacle Road at 8:30 pm.
Pedestrian Traffic
Aetna Way

Pedestrians may not stop, stand or loiter on Aetna Way during the event. This area needs to remain free and clear for emergency vehicles.

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES: The possession of alcoholic beverages on public areas and on Colony property is prohibited. ALL VIOLATORS WILL BE PROSECUTED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.
NO CONTAINERS of any sort may be carried onto Beaches One or Two during the evening of Friday, August 04, 2017, Festival of Lights or Saturday, August 05, 2017, Canoe Carnival.
LOITERING and LITTERING will be prosecuted.

Drug arrest - June 27, 2017

posted Jul 7, 2017, 8:29 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Jul 12, 2017, 2:26 PM ]


On June 27, 2017 at 8:06 P.M., patrols from the Medford Lakes Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop of a silver Jeep on Stokes Road for a speeding violation.  The driver, identified as Matthew P. Giordano of Vineland, was found to have an active criminal warrant out of Vineland.  Giordano was taken into custody and was found to be in possession of heroin.  Giordano was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of CDS in a motor vehicle, and various traffic offenses.  Giordano was processed and released on a summons complaint pending a court appearance at Burlington County Superior Court.   Vineland Police authorized Giordano be released on his own recognizance (ROR) in reference to his criminal warrant. 

Medford Lakes PD - L.E.A.D. HMMWV

posted Jun 30, 2017, 2:11 PM by John McGinnis   [ updated Jun 30, 2017, 2:11 PM ]




The Medford Lakes Police Department is proud to announce the acquisition and completion of a redesigned 1987 AM General HMMWV.  The HMMWV was acquired from the Law Enforcement Support Office (LESO) 1033 Program which allows transfer of excess Department of Defense property that might otherwise be destroyed, to law enforcement agencies across the United States.  

The Medford Lakes Police Department would like to thank Tactical Public Safety who received donated emergency lighting from Star Signal and for installing same free of charge. MLPD would also like to thank MAACO of Berlin and VCI Emergency Vehicles of Berlin for their assistance with the vehicle.  This vehicle was acquired for free and all costs to upgrade the vehicle were paid through donations.  


2017 L.E.A.D. Graduation

posted Jun 1, 2017, 2:07 PM by John McGinnis   [ updated Jun 1, 2017, 2:08 PM ]

On June 1, 2017 Lt. McGinnis & Officer McHugh hosted the 2017 Law Enforcement Against Drugs (LEAD) graduation at Beach 1. Each 5th grade student received a graduation certificate, t-shirt, bag, and various LEAD gear! A special thanks to Murphy's Market who generously donated all the food and drinks for the graduation party. Murphy's Market donates every year and is a great supporter of the LEAD program.





2017 Fallen Officers Memorial Service

posted May 17, 2017, 9:58 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated May 17, 2017, 9:58 AM ]

On May 17, 2017 Chief Dugan, Lt. McGinnis & Ofc. Pfeifer attended the 2017 Fallen Officers Memorial Service at the Public Safety Center in Westampton.  The service was hosted by the Burlington County Police Chiefs' Association.  The special service brought the entire law enforcement community and the public together for a period of solemn remembrance.  The Medford Lakes Police Department will never forget the fallen and will always recognize the sacrifice and services all officers and volunteers who died in the line of duty.  

(Lt. McGinnis, Chief Dugan, Ofc. Pfeifer)


"Cullen Cruiser" honoring fallen Trooper Sean Cullen EOW: 3/8/2016

Micro Chip Event 5/13/2017

posted May 17, 2017, 9:43 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated May 17, 2017, 9:44 AM ]

On behalf of Chief Dugan and Medford Lakes Police Officers Association we would like to give a big thank you to Medford Animal Hospital and Purrsonal Space...New Jersey's First Cat Lounge, for making our Micro Chip Event a complete success. Here are some pictures from the event.

We would also like to give a special thank you to Dr. Corrin McCann of Medford Animal Hospital for donating the chips and registration fees, making this event completely free. She was even generous enough to donate a second Micro Chip Reader to the Medford Lakes Police Department.






 

                      
        

Opioids & Heroin Abuse Presentation 5/17/17 - Cherry Hill, NJ

posted May 10, 2017, 6:59 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated May 10, 2017, 6:59 AM ]


Drug/Distribution Arrest

posted Apr 5, 2017, 2:08 PM by John McGinnis   [ updated Apr 5, 2017, 2:08 PM ]


On February 17, 2017 the Medford Lakes Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop after observing a traffic offense on Natchez Trail. During the course of the stop, the driver Justin M. Ciervo, 41, of Medford Lakes was found to be in possession of Oxycontin and Oxycodone pills which were voluntarily turned over to police. Ciervo was taken into custody and transported to police headquarters. Further investigation revealed Ciervo had conducted a drug transaction just prior to being stopped by police. Ciervo was charged with Distribution of CDS, Possession of CDS w/in 1,000 feet of a school zone, two counts of Possession of Controlled Dangers Substance (CDS), two counts of Possession of Prescription Legend Drugs, and two counts of Possession of Prescription Drugs (Not in prescribed bottle). Ciervo was processed and released on a summons per New Jersey Bail Reform. 

 

 

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