Woman Found Guilty of Eluding Law Enforcement – HIGH SPEED CHASE

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces that Asha Patterson, DOB August 3, 1994, 23 years-old of Queens Village, NY, was found guilty of one count of Eluding while Creating a Risk of Death or Injury to Any Person, a crime of the second degree, after a jury trial before…

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Stigma Free Morris County: Wharton Borough Opioids and Addictions Forum on March 29

DEALING WITH THE EPIDEMIC – FOSTER TREATMENT AND RECOVERY A special “Parent’s Forum” on opioids and addiction, and related topics will be held in Wharton Borough on Thursday evening, March 29, and will feature leaders from law enforcement and treatment and recovery programs in our region. The free program, sponsored by the Wharton…

MORRIS COUNTY CRIME OF THE WEEK Morris Township Shooting

The Morris Township Police are currently investigating a shooting incident that occurred on Jersey Avenue in Morris Township, NJ at 11:56 p.m., on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. Shortly before midnight, witnesses reported hearing gunfire. Patrols responded to the scene, where evidence was recovered. At this time, it is unknown if…

Morris County Authorities Announce Inmate Death at the County Correctional Facility

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon today have confirmed the death of  a county jail inmate on Tuesday, Jan. 30, while the inmate was at the Morristown Medical Center. The inmate, Alhakeem Pray, 43, of Newark, had been at the County Correctional Facility…

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Morris County Chief of Investigations John Speirs Announces Retirement

Morris County Chief of Investigations John Speirs has announced that he will be retiring on April 30, 2018.   Chief Speirs was sworn into his position on April 1, 2013. He is retiring after five years as Chief pursuant to previously agreed upon plans. The Chief will be spending time with…

Budd Lake Woman Charged with Theft at County Courthouse

Ashley Taylor, 27, of Budd Lake, has been charged by Morris County Sheriff’s officers with credit card theft and theft of less than $200 in a Monday, Jan. 29, incident at the Morris County Courthouse complex in Morristown. On Thursday, Feb. 1, Sheriff’s Detective Corporal Dave Kenny and Corporal Brian…

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief Assistant Prosecutor Brad Seabury Educate Community on Opioid Epidemic

On Sunday, January 28th, 2018, Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Chief Assistant Prosecutor Brad Seabury, and Chief Peer Recovery Specialist Alton Robinson of Morris CARES, joined the members of the Temple Shalom of Succasunna for a Brotherhood Breakfast presentation on the ongoing opioid epidemic. The Brotherhood meets monthly to discuss issues…

29 Year Old Man Charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Borough of Morris Plains Police Chief Jason A. Kohn announce that Luis M. Sanango-Lazo, age 29, of Morris Plains, has been charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2(a)7, a crime of the first degree; Sexual Assault in violation of N.J.S.A….

IN MORRIS COUNTY Sex Offender Fugitives in Your Area

The Office of the Attorney General and the New Jersey State Police’s Official Internet Sex Offender Registry lists sex offenders in your area. By clicking on the link below you will be directed to the Official Web Site for the State of New Jersey Sex Offender Internet Directory. If you…

Man Arrested for January 18th Incident Involving Kidnapping and Aggravated Sexual Assault, as well as a String of Burglaries in Late 2017 in Morristown

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Morristown Bureau of Police Chief Peter Demnitz announce the arrest of Brian Session, age forty-seven (47) of East Orange, New Jersey, on numerous charges related to a kidnapping and aggravated sexual assault that occurred in Morristown on January 18, 2018, as well as a…

Morris Prosecutor: Stanhope Man Guilty of Sexually Assaulting Child in Roxbury

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Roxbury Police Chief Marc Palanchi have announced that Cameron Muir, 23, of Stanhope, has been found guilty of two counts of Sexual Assault and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child after a jury trial before the Superior Court Judge Sohail…

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…