Man Sentenced for Possession of Weapons Charge

Headquarters Plaza, Morristown

MORRISTOWN — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces that Andrew Pfitzenmayer, 27, Peapack, was sentenced today before the Honorable Salem V. Ahto, J.S.C. and received a sentence of three years in New Jersey State Prison, with a one year period of parole ineligibility.

Pfitzenmayer was arrested on July 29, 2015 at approximately 10:00 a.m., when the Morristown Police Department responded to the Headquarter’s Plaza building, located at 19 Speedwell Avenue regarding a male acting suspiciously.  Pfitzenmayer was placed under arrest on scene for possession of weapons charges.

On October 27, 2015 Pfitzenmayer pled guilty before the Honorable Salem V. Ahto, J.S.C. to one count of second degree Unlawful Possession of a Handgun. The psychiatric evaluation that was previously ordered by the Honorable Stephen J. Taylor, P.J. Cr., pursuant to a court order, was filed under seal and will not be available to the general public.

Prosecutor Knapp stated: “This case demonstrates how important it is for everyone to be alert to their surroundings at all times. We greatly appreciate the efforts of Headquarters Plaza Security, Morristown Bureau of Police and other law enforcement agencies who acted so quickly to prevent any possible further criminal activity.”