Recent Announcements


Motor Vehicle Theft Arrest October 18, 2018

posted Oct 19, 2018, 11:32 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Oct 19, 2018, 11:32 AM ]


On October 18, 2018 at approximately 1641 hours the Medford Lakes Police Department was dispatched to the 7-Eleven Store on Stokes Road for a report of a stolen motor vehicle. Upon arrival the victim stated his vehicle was running and unsecure at the time of the theft. Medford Lakes Police officers broadcasted the vehicle information to Medford Township Police, as the vehicle was reportedly traveling north on Stokes Road. Medford Township Police located and stopped the vehicle on Hartford Road, in Medford Township. The suspect, identified as Anthony J. Siesser, 39, of Medford Lakes was taken into custody without incident. Siesser was charged with Theft of a Motor Vehicle and Burglary. He was processed and lodged at Burlington County Jail pending a detention hearing in Burlington County Superior Court.

Free Child Safety Seat Checkpoint 9/29/18

posted Sep 18, 2018, 11:36 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Sep 18, 2018, 11:37 AM ]

FREE Child Safety Seat Checkpoint


The Medford Lakes Police Department in conjunction with the Burlington County Sheriff’s Department will be hosting a free child safety seat checkpoint on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M.  The checkpoint will be located in the parking lot of the Medford Lakes Fire Department, 10 Stokes Road, Medford Lakes, NJ. 


Certified child safety seat technicians from the Medford Lakes Police Department and Burlington County Sheriff’s Department will be on location to check and install seats so waiting time should be minimal.  This event is free and open to the public.  



 

9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

posted Sep 12, 2018, 7:53 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Sep 12, 2018, 7:54 AM ]

On September 11, 2018 members from the Medford Lakes Police Department attended a 9/11/2001 Remembrance Ceremony at the Leon E. Todd Memorial Park.  
We Will Never Forget.


 
 


Back to School!

posted Sep 12, 2018, 7:28 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Sep 12, 2018, 7:28 AM ]

On Septemeber 6th Officer McHugh rode with Medford Lakes students to Neeta and Nokomis schools for their 1st day of school.  Officer Pfeifer and our crossing guards made sure our crosswalks and bicycle courtesy routes were safe for travel!  Working together to keep our students and community safe!!

 

 


Medford Lakes School Security

posted Sep 12, 2018, 7:20 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Sep 12, 2018, 7:20 AM ]

On September 4, 2018 Lt. McGinnis and Officer McHugh met with the Medford Lakes School District to conduct Crisis Response Training.  Working together to keep our students and schools safe!!


Medford Lakes National Night Out!

posted Sep 12, 2018, 7:13 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Sep 12, 2018, 7:20 AM ]

On August 7, 2018 the Medford Lakes Police Department hosted our first National Night Out.  Thank you to all who participated and all the great families who came out to our event!  Thank you to all the businesses who donated and all the vendors. We had a great turn out and a great time!  

 

 
 

 
                       

  





2018 Canoe Carnival Traffic Regulations

posted Aug 2, 2018, 8:54 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Aug 2, 2018, 8:54 AM ]

2018 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 4, 2018. Additional traffic regulations will also be in effect for Chippewa Trail on Friday, August 3, 2018 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 4, and 4:00 am, Sunday, August 5, 2018. 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 3, 2018
There will be NO PARKING in the following areas between the hours of 6:00 pm, Friday, August 3, and 2:00 am, August 4, 2018. 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 4, 2018 and 2:00 am Sunday, August 05, 2018. 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 3, 2018, Festival of Lights or Saturday, August 4, 2018, Canoe Carnival.
LOITERING and LITTERING will be prosecuted.

Join us on August 7th for National Night Out!

posted Jul 9, 2018, 11:51 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Jul 9, 2018, 11:51 AM ]


2018 LEAD Graduation

posted Jul 9, 2018, 11:42 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Jul 9, 2018, 11:42 AM ]

On June 12, 2018, Lt. McGinnis and Officer McHugh hosted the 2018 Law Enforcement Against Drugs (LEAD) graduation at Beach 1 for our 5th grade students from Neeta School.  The LEAD program builds the framework for drug-free living through a fun and interactive journey of setting reachable goals, communicating effectively, and making responsible decisions.  Special thanks to Murphy's Market for donating all the food and drinks for our graduation party.  Congratulations to our Essay, Poser & Officer award winners.  Excellent job by all of the students, it was a great year!

 

Officer Award Winners:

Mrs. Wiker's class:  Natalie Ditzel & Ren Durr

Mrs. Strong's class:  Kayla Dilks & Brody Dillich

Mrs. McKeever's class:  Joellie Giquinto & Cale Stielau

 

Poster Contest Winners:

1st Place:  Lucas Cooper

2nd Place:  Amelia Franken

3rd Place:  Kellen Urban

 

Essay Contest Winners:

1st Place: Meghan Schmidlin

2nd Place:  Jaymie Beal

3rd Place:  Erin Doyle

 


  

  





Join us for Cone with a Cop July 31st!

posted May 31, 2018, 7:29 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated May 31, 2018, 7:29 AM ]


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