Batteries from Cell Phone Tower Stolen

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Patrol Officer P. Parisi responded to the Verizon Cell Tower on Littleton Road for a reported theft on Wednesday, March 20 at 2:01 p.m.

Upon his arrival, he spoke to a Verizon technician who stated four backup batteries were stolen from the cell tower, along with copper wiring.

Each battery was valued at approximately $1,000.00. The technician believed the theft occurred at approximately 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20.

This incident remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact the Parsippany Police Department Investigative Division at (973) 263-4311.