Thursday, July 7, 2022

Parsippany Man Sentenced to 78 Months in Prison for Role in Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

PARSIPPANY — According to U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger, a divorced Parsippany man was sentenced to 78 months in prison for his role in a Passaic County cocaine distribution conspiracy, according to U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger. (Click here to read a related story) Victor...

Centenary University Awards Degrees to Morris County Residents

MORRIS COUNTY — Centenary University awarded degrees to 465 graduates at its 147th  commencement, which was held as three separate in-person ceremonies on the University’s Hackettstown campus. Two of the ceremonies recognized graduates who earned associate and undergraduate degrees, while the third event showcased...

Morris County Sheriff’s Office Swears in Seven New Officers and Investigators

MORRIS COUNTY — An official swearing-in ceremony presided by Sheriff James M. Gannon saw the new officers take their oath of office, receive their Office identification, and were presented with their commissions of service to the people of Morris County. Four Sheriff’s officers...

Prosecutor’s Office Swears in New Assistant Prosecutor and Detective

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, First Assistant Prosecutor Maggie Calderwood, and Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker announce the hiring of Daniel Roman as Assistant Prosecutor and Alexis Rivera as Detective for the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office. Assistant Prosecutor Roman and Detective...

‘It Only Takes Seconds:’ Numerous Cars Vandalized in Lake Parsippany

PARSIPPANY — Make sure you lock your cars. Don't leave valuables in your car. Make sure you remove your key pods. Parsippany Focus was informed by a resident residing in the area of Everett Road and Singac Court that a number of cars were vandalized...

Ajaco Towing Gives Back to the Community

PARSIPPANY — A local Parsippany business, Ajaco Towing gives back to Parsippany. AJACO provided vehicles and their facilities to Parsippany District 5 Fire Department to perform vehicle extrication training as they always extended a hand to emergency services. They work closely side-by-side during major incidents and...

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Swears in New Agent

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll and Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker announce the hiring of William A. Fox as Agent for the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office. Agent Fox was officially sworn in by Prosecutor Carroll at the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office...

Multi-Departments Coordinated Drill at the former Zeris Inn

MOUNTAIN LAKES — Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire Company participated Tuesday evening, May 18, in a multi-department coordinated drill at the former Zeris Inn location. Thank you to the Mountain Lakes Fire Department for arranging this drill which allowed members of several local fire departments, ambulance...

Lake Hiawatha Resident Identified in Route 80 Crash

PARSIPPANY — New Jersey State Police identified the driver who died in a head-on crash Saturday morning, May 14, on Route 80 at milepost 46.2. The collision took the life of Angelo F. Atienza, 29, Lake Hiawatha. The Toyota Rav 4, which Atienza drove the...

Message on Safety for Morris County Park Visitors

MORRIS COUNTY — The Morris County Sheriff's Office, specifically the Patrol Division wants to reassure all persons enjoying the Morris County recreational facilities that their enjoyment of the parks system and their safety are of paramount importance. The officers operate regular and routine patrols...

Marie Appel Presented with American Flag in Honor of Her Husband

PARSIPPANY — At the May 6, monthly Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire Company (Parsippany District Two) Marie Appel was the fire company’s special guest.  She was presented the American Flag by Company President Frank DeRienzo who proudly draped her husband's coffin at his funeral last...

Parsippany Auto Technician Arrested with Child Porn

PARSIPPANY — A 25-year-old Clifton man who works at Paul Miller as an auto technician was caught trafficking child porn, authorities said. Angel Garcia is charged with being the leader of a child pornography network, as well as possessing, maintaining, and distributing the images, Passaic County...

Arrests Made in Connection with Morristown Sexual Assault on Traction Line Recreation Trail

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph K. Kimker, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon, Morristown Police Chief Darnell Richardson, and Morris Township Police Chief Mark DiCarlo announced that two men have been arrested and charged in connection with...

Attorney General Reverses Decision on Police Pursuits Due to Rising Car Thefts

MORRIS COUNTY — Just five months ago, a policy put in place is being thrown into reverse. At the beginning of the year, the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General (NJOAG) updated guidelines on the state’s use-of-force policy that went into effect, which did...

Upcoming Gun Buyback – Guns for Cash Events May 14 – 15

MORRIS COUNTY — Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin, Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon, Chief of Detectives Christoph K. Kimker, Mount Olive Police Chief Stephen Beecher, Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Chief Richard Pantina, the Morris County Board of Commissioners,...

Man Charged, Possession and Distribution of Child Sexual Abuse Material

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MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, and Jefferson Township Police Department Chief Paul Castimore, announce the arrest of William Mickel, 68, of Lake Hopatcong. The defendant has been charged with one count of Distribution of Child Sexual...

Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire Company Memorial Day Parade

PARSIPPANY — The Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire Company (Parsippany Fire District Two), in partnership with the Veterans of Rainbow Lakes, is pleased to announce the annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 28. The parade will begin at 10:30 a.m....

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Holds Virtual Presentation in Recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

MORRIS COUNTY — On April 28, in recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week 2022, members of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office joined leaders of the law enforcement and the victim advocate community and held a virtual conference to recognize crime victims. Speakers included Anthony...

Red Flag Warning Issued for Local Area

PARSIPPANY — A Red Flag warning has been issued due to the enhanced threat of fire spreading to our area. We’ve been asked a few times….. “What does a Red Flag Warning mean?”A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either...

Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire Company Held Training Drill

PARSIPPANY — Members of the Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire Company (Parsippany District Two) conducted a multi-purpose training drill in the corporate park on Cranberry Road, on Monday, April 25. This location is close to the Parsippany Jannarone Park Sports Fields.  If you live near Clearview or...