Monday, January 17, 2022

Italian American Police Officers Society of NJ Hosts Party for Big Brother’s and Big Sisters of Northern Jersey

MORRIS COUNTY — The Italian American Police Society of NJ hosted a Holiday Party for hundreds of children and volunteers from Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Northern New Jersey at the Parsippany Police Athletic League. Santa and Mrs. Claus joined officers to provide...

James Carifi Awarded 1 Million Dollars in Settlement Against Township of Parsippany

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PARSIPPANY — In the Parsippany-Troy Hills Council Chambers, on Monday, December 20, 2021, Former Parsippany-Troy Hills Captain James Carifi held a press conference after settling with the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills for 1 Million Dollars, in a case that was originally filed in 2011. The...

Santa Arrives at District 5 Firehouse

PARSIPPANY — Santa arrived at the Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer Fire Department 5 on Sunday, December 12.  

Defendant Accepts 10-Year Plea Deal for Eluding Police in a Stolen Vehicle and Receiving Stolen Property

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon, Hanover Township Police Chief Michael Loock, and Parsippany-Troy Hills Acting Police Chief Richard Pantina announce the guilty pleas of Isaac Zackery-Barnes, 24, Newark. On September 22,...

Parsippany Police Department Recognizes a Great Career

PARSIPPANY — On Tuesday, November 30, despite a cold, blustery day, a large crowd of co-workers, family, friends, and supporters gathered to celebrate a ceremonial retirement walkout in recognition of the distinguished 26-year law enforcement career, including almost 21 years of them serving Parsippany,...

Investigation into a Death at Rockaway River in Boonton

BOONTON — Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, and Town of Boonton Captain Stephen Jones announce an investigation into a deceased person found in the Town of Boonton. On November 29, 2021, at approximately 9:50 a.m., law enforcement was dispatched...

Impaired Driving Enforcement Crackdown to be Conducted

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PARSIPPANY — Law enforcement officials from Parsippany Police Department will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end of the year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign. Beginning December 3, 2021, and continuing through...

Lake Parsippany Fire Department Pancake Breakfast was a Success

PARSIPPANY — After skipping last year's staple event due to COVID-19, The Lake Parsippany Ladies Auxiliary held their Annual Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, November 28.  Delicious homemade pancakes, sausage, and more … bagels, cream cheese, butter, coffee, tea, and even orange juice. The Lake Parsippany...

Lake Parsippany Volunteer Fire Company to Host Pancake Breakfast

PARSIPPANY — The Lake Parsippany Volunteer Fire Company will be hosting a pancake breakfast on Sunday, November 28  from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The breakfast will feature pancakes, sausages, bagels, orange juice, and coffee. If you don’t want to dine inside, take-out will be...

Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

PARSIPPANY — On Monday, November 29 a team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will examine all aspects of the Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services, Acting Chief Richard Pantina announced...

Parsippany Man Arrested for DWI in Hanover Township

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PARSIPPANY — Hanover Township Sgt. Rob Carpenter arrested Mr. Arthur Willis, 59, Parsippany, for DWI, on Sunday, September 12. Sgt. Carpenter responded to the Quick Check for a reported male slumped over the steering wheel of his vehicle while sitting at the gas pumps. Upon arrival,...

Second Operation Take Back of 2021 Yields 408 Pounds of Surrendered Medications

MORRIS COUNTY — On October 23, 2021, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office participated in Operation Take Back, in partnership with four local police departments. Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Deputy Chief of Detectives Robert McNally, Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon, Hanover Township...

Driver hits Utility Pole on Route 46

PARSIPPANY — Mr. Joshusa Yang, 87, was traveling westbound on Route 46 and ran off the roadway to the right, struck the right-hand curb, and continued west on the grass adjacent to the roadway, and crashed head-on into a utility pole. This accident happened...

IHOP Holds Pancake Eating Contest at Kiwanis Food Festival

PARSIPPANY — IHOP held a Pancake Eating Contest at Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany Food Truck Festival. Taner Uygun, a member of Parsippany-Troy Hills District 5 Fire Department, ate the most pancakes and IHOP made a donation to the Fire Department.

Coffee with a Parsippany Cop to be Held

PARSIPPANY — On Wednesday, October 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon, the Parsippany Police Department will hold another "Coffee with a Cop" event. This semi-regular get-together event offers local residents an opportunity to chat with the local police force over a multitude of important...

Sheriff James M. Gannon Announces Promotions of Two Sergeants

MORRIS COUNTY — Sheriff James M. Gannon announces the promotions of two Sergeants for the Morris County Sheriff’s Office.  Corporal Frank Benevento and Detective Edward Zienowicz were promoted to the rank of Sergeant.  Both officers will be assigned to the Court Services Division.  The...

Parsippany Police Department Hosts Basic Crime Prevention Tips Seminar

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany Police Department, in partnership with the Police Athletic League of Parsippany, presents Basic Crime Prevention Tips, a seminar and interactive workshop designed to help residents stay safe and informed about how to prevent crime in our neighborhoods. This informative and informal...

Keith Perry Who Broke Into Dogwood Lane Home Indicted For Burglary Ring

PARSIPPANY — Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck announced the indictment of a man who is charged with leading a criminal ring responsible for numerous residential burglaries across much of New Jersey. The Division of Criminal Justice Specialized Crimes Bureau obtained a state grand jury...

Driver In Suspicious Vehicle Will Not Be Charged

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Police Department announced "A man involved in a "suspicious" incident at a Parsippany school bus stop will not be charged. Authorities determined that no criminal offense occurred. The driver, a male in his 60's,  traveled by a girl who was standing alone...

Coffee with a Cop Returns September 28 at Valley Bank

PARSIPPANY — Join the Parsippany Police Department for another installment of “Coffee with A Cop,” on Tuesday, September 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon, at Valley Bank, 800 Route 46, Arlington Shopping Center. This semi-regular get-together offers local residents the opportunity to chat with...