Duo Arrested on Allentown Road; Drugs and warrants

Jamie Barberio

PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS — While checking the area for a suspect in a house burglary on Hamburg Road on August 25, Sergeant Alfred Keiser made contact with a male and female on Allentown Road. While speaking to Joseph Underhill, 38, Denville and Jeanne Hicks, 46, Denville, they were both found to have active warrants and placed under arrest. Ms. Hicks was further found to be in possession of multiple pieces of CDS paraphernalia and Prescription Legend Drugs.

They were both transported to Parsippany Police Department and processed. While there, Mrs. Hicks was charged with Possession of Prescription Legend Drugs and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

She was released on her own recognizance pending her court date for the Parsippany charges, however she was turned over to the custody of Rockaway Township Police Department due to her active warrant from their jurisdiction.

Morristown Police was contacted for Mr. Underhill’s warrant. They authorized him to be released on his own recognizance pending his new court date.

Editors Note: A criminal complaint is merely an accusation. Despite this accusation, the defendant is presumed innocent until he or she is proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.