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On October 19th several reports of fraud were filed with our agency. Victims report that they are receiving telephone calls from scammers from what appears to be the department phone number and utilizing the names of current officers of the department. Victims are told that there are warrants for their arrest and that they would [...]

By |2023-11-02T19:07:11+00:00October 23rd, 2023|SCAM ALERTS|Comments Off on Phone Scam

Having an uncomfortable conversation with your kids today can prevent a serious situation later.

By |2023-11-02T19:08:26+00:00March 23rd, 2023|SCAM ALERTS|Comments Off on

Our dispatchers have received multiple calls from residents who are getting phone calls from scammers who state they are from the Toms River Police Department, that there is an emergency with a family member, and they need to provide money quickly. These scammers will do all they can to keep you on the phone and [...]

By |2023-03-31T20:15:17+00:00February 28th, 2023|SCAM ALERTS|Comments Off on

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By |2023-03-31T20:16:49+00:00February 14th, 2023|SCAM ALERTS|Comments Off on

Please share the following information with your loved ones. There has been increased activity in a scam directed toward grandparents where the caller represents themselves as a grandchild who is incapacitated in some manor. Anyone claiming over the phone to be a relative asking for money, especially in an urgent manor, should be verified by [...]

By |2023-11-02T19:17:25+00:00May 2nd, 2020|SCAM ALERTS, Uncategorized|Comments Off on

Please be aware, the Toms River Police Department DOES NOT solicit money by phone. Below is an example of the most recent scam. An unknown suspect identifying himself as a Toms River Police Officer is calling people and telling them they missed jury duty, and that there is a warrant for their arrest. He is [...]

By |2023-11-02T19:19:03+00:00July 2nd, 2019|SCAM ALERTS|Comments Off on
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