Rockaway Township Police Officer Indicted on Charges of Sexual Assault, Endangering the Welfare of Children, and Official Misconduct

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces that Wilfredo Guzman, age 40, of Rockaway Township, New Jersey, has been charged with in two separate indictments. The first indictment charges Mr. Guzman with two counts of Sexual Assault in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2(c)4, crimes of the second degree; four counts of…

Resurfacing of Three Major Morris County Intersections Set to Start Next Week –Weather Permitting

Ridgedale and Hanover Avenue at Hanover/Morris Twp. Border Starts Monday The conclusion of Morris County’s 2017 road resurfacing program is scheduled to commence next week with the start of work on three intersections – including two of the county’s busiest interchanges at East Hanover Avenue and Ridgedale Avenue inHanover and…

Mount Olive man indicted on charges of causing drug-induced death

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces that Kayron Jackson, aka Alkama Jackson, aka “Keys,” of Mount Olive, was indicted today (October 24) on numerous charges stemming from an investigation into the May death of Jennifer Ward, 35, in Jefferson Township. An 18-count Indictment was returned against Jackson, 37, charging…

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DWI Checkpoint this weekend in Chester

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Chief of Investigations John R. Speirs and Chester Police Chief Thomas Williver announce the implementation of a Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) checkpoint in Chester for this weekend of October 28-29. Law enforcement personnel from the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and the Chester Police Department…

Help needed from public to solve Madison cold case

It soon will be 35 years since James Wescoe was found murdered at the Madison train station. The passage of time has not lessened the desire of law enforcement authorities to solve this crime. To that end, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Madison Police Chief Darren Dachisen are…

Northeast Morris County Groups to Shine Light on Sex Trafficking at Nov. 14 Forum

TICKETS ARE FREE BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED Community Partners for Hope and the Suburban Woman’s Club of Pompton Plains will shine a light on child sex trafficking at a free public forum on Tuesday evening, Nov. 14. Human trafficking is a worldwide form of slavery that operates in the shadows,…

THIS WEEKS MORRIS COUNTY SHERIFF SALES

  Sheriff # Status Date Plaintiff Defendant Address Details 15002719 10/11/2017 U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Holly L. Wortman, et al 22 Vail Place Morristown NJ 07960 Details 14003342 10/12/2017 LINCOLN PARK SAVINGS BANK, ROBERT MOSLEY a/k/a ROBERT F. MOSLEY, et al, 44 Minnehaha Path Lincoln Park NJ 07035 Details 16001069…

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Opioid programs set for Randolph and Florham Park

  The total number of Americans who died from drug overdoses in 2016 exceeded the estimated 58,000 individuals killed during the Vietnam War. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 64,000 Americans died from all drug overdoses last year. More than 20,000 fatal overdoses were related to…

MORRIS COUNTY Sheriff’s Project Lifesaver Program Helps Locate Missing 91 Year-Old Hanover Man

A 91-year-old Hanover Township man who suffers from dementia was found safe in the township’s Central Park last week thanks to the Morris County Sheriff’s Project Lifesaver Program. The man’s wife activated the system when she reported him missing at 4:28 a.m. on Sept. 28.  He was last seen at…

LAW ENFORCEMENT, FAR HILLS RACE MEETING ORGANIZERS PLAN CRACKDOWN ON UNDERAGE DRINKING

Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, in partnership with New Jersey State Police, race event organizers, New Jersey Transit, and the Borough of Far Hills, is preparing to crackdown on underage drinking at this year’s Far Hills Race Meeting on Saturday, October 21, 2017. In an effort to curb the…

Smart911 Free Emergency Call Service is Now Available to a Majority of Morris County Residents

PROVIDES POTENTIALLY LIFE-SAVING INFO TO EMERGENCY RESPONDERS IN 23 TOWNS More than 70 percent of calls made to emergency 9-1-1 come from mobile phones. When dialing 9-1-1 from a mobile phone, the 9-1-1 call takers have little information to help you – only your phone number and a general sense…

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IN MORRIS Forum stresses ways to combat bias crimes, incidents

Just about no one is immune to bias crimes and incidents. “Very few of us have not been victimized by bias,” is how Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp put it Monday during a training program on how to combat and report bias crimes and incidents. Knapp introduced the program…

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Computer Scam Advisory from Chatham Boro Police

In the interest of keeping the public informed, the Chatham Borough Police Department would like to make you aware of a trending computer scam. In this particular scam, an individual calls and states that he or she is with Windows Security and they need to update your version of Windows…

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Five promoted by Morris County Prosecutor’s Office

The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office on Monday promoted five individuals to new positions. Promoted to Supervising Assistant Prosecutor was LaJuan Tucker, who had been an Assistant Prosecutor. Following a judicial clerkship, Supervising Assistant Prosecutor Tucker began her legal career with the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office in 2002 when she was…

Man gets 8 years for drug-induced death

A 35-year old Hillside man, Blaine Holley, was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in New Jersey State Prison on charges related to the September, 2016 death of Eric Decter, 31, in Hanover in a case brought by the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp….

Morris County Sheriff’s Office Sniffs out Shelter Dog for K-9 Section

The Morris County Sheriff’s Office has adopted a dog from the Parsippany Animal Shelter to be trained as a single purpose explosive detection dog.  K9 Boomer, an 8 month old German Shepherd / Labrador Mix was selected after passing the Morris County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Section’s rigorous preliminary testing standards….

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Pennsylvania man charged in connection with fatal collision in Riverdal

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief Kevin Smith of the Riverdale Police Department announce the arrest of Timothy P. Miller, 53, of Philadelphia, on charges stemming from a fatal motor vehicle collision during the morning hours of September 25. At that time, Riverdale Police patrol officers responded to…

Dover Man Charged in Connection With Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Public Safety Director Daniel DeGroot of the Dover Police Department announce the arrest of Javier Santos Archaga, 36 years old, of Dover, NJ, on charges stemming from a motor vehicle crash that occurred during the early morning hours of September 24, 2017. It…

Two arrested on first degree drug charges COKE AND HEROIN DEALERS

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Mount Olive Police Chief Stephen Beecher and Chief Conrad Pepperman of the Rockaway Borough Police Department announce the arrest of two individuals for first-degree possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute and second-degree possession of heroin with the intent to distribute. During the…

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Morris County Prosecutor’s Office promotes five detectives

The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office on Monday promoted five individuals to new investigative positions. Promoted to Lieutenant was Kristi Allegretta, who had held the rank of Sergeant. Lieutenant Allegetta joined the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office in 2004 and was promoted to Detective Supervisor in 2014 and to Detective Sergeant in…

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Madison program to highlight better rapport between police and public

Bringing about better rapport between the public and police is the focus of a program set for September 28 at the First Baptist Church in Madison, which is co-sponsored by the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, NOBLE (National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives) Northern New Jersey Chapter, the Morris County…

Two men arrested in connection with last week’s murder of man in Rockaway Township

Two Dover men have been arrested and charged with crimes related to the death last week of a Rockaway Township man whose body was found in a wooded area on East Blackwell Street in Rockaway Township. Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Rockaway Township Police Chief Martin McParland announce…