Police Blotter: DWI, Drug and Trespassing Charges Issued Last Week

Law enforcement activity reported by Manchester officers last week

Two driving while intoxicated charges and a drug possession offense were reported by Manchester police officers last week, according to a log of police activity released by Capt. Lisa Parker. 

The first of those charges came on Monday, Oct. 22, when township resident Marc A. Rogala, 53 was stopped by Patrolman Richard Mazza near the Whiting Shopping Center. Rogala was released with a summons, according to Parker.

Another driving while intoxicated charge was issued on Tuesday, Oct. 23, to 48-year-old Edward Borthwick, a township resident. Patrolman Brian Collins issued Borthwick the summons near Eleanor Drive, Parker said.

The following day, on Thursday, Oct. 24, Toms River resident Stephon W. Wilmont, 19, was charged with drug possession along Commonwealth Boulevard by Patrolman Joseph Fastige. Parker said Wilmont was released with a summons.

Other items on last week's police blotter include:

Tuesday, Oct. 23

Jesse D. Ragan, 27, of Manchester was charged with criminal mischief at Manchester Police Department headquarters by Patrolman Keith Craig. Ragan was released with a summons, according to Parker.

Wednesday, Oct. 24

Lakehurst resident Christopher Barron-Wilson, 18, was charged with trespassing at Manchester Township High School by Patrolman Shawn Cavalcante and taken to the Ocean County Jail in Toms River, Parker said.

Saturday, Oct. 27

Michael A. Turner, 30, of Philadelphia, Pa., was charged by Patrolman Adam Guker on Route 37 near Colonial Drive with hindering police and also had outstanding warrants. Turner was taken to the Ocean County Jail, according to the captain.


The above charges are accusations made by police and are not an indication of guilt. 


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