Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Morris County Man Sentenced to Prison for Sexually Assaulting a Child

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker and Acting Morristown Police Chief Darnell Richardson announce that Daniel Soler, 49, formerly of Morristown, was sentenced by the Honorable David H. Ironson, J.S.C., to five years in New...

Deonarini Jairam Charged with Sexual Assault

PARSIPPANY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, and Morris Township Police Chief Mark DiCarlo announce the arrest of Deonarini Jairam, 38, of Parsippany. Jairam has been charged with one count each of Sexual Assault (2nd Degree); Attempted Sexual...

Woman on Identity Theft, Theft and Credit Card Related Charges

FLORHAM PARK — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker and Florham Park Chief of Police Joseph Orlando announce the arrest of Carla Tiago, 42, of Plainfield, on Identity Theft, Theft and Credit Card related charges. On May 14, 2019,...

Parsippany man charged with DWI after striking telephone pole

PARSIPPANY — The driver, identified as James Duva, 54, told the officer he swerved to avoid hitting a deer. The officer suspected Duva was intoxicated and asked him to step out of his vehicle to perform field sobriety tests, which he failed, according to...

Extension causes fire in apartment on North Beverwyck Road

PARSIPPANY — Lake Hiawatha Fire Department District 4 responded to a report of a Commercial Structure Fire in an apartment building on Sunday, September 15 at 9:05 a.m. at 87 North Beverwyck Road. Members form Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer Fire Department District 5 was immediately dispatched to...

Narcotics Task Force Makes Arrests In Cocaine Distribution

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announce the arrest of three individuals following a drug investigation that began earlier this summer and involved the distribution of cocaine in Boonton and Morristown. On September 12,...

Arrest of Woman on Forgery and Perjury Related Charges

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MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker announce the arrest of Lynneann K. Groves (a/k/a Lynne K. Groves), 37, of Franklin, on Forgery and Perjury related charges. On March 8, 2019, the Superior Court of New...

Bartender Charged with Invasion of Privacy and Hindering

ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Chris Kimker, and Chief Martin McParland, Jr. of the Rockaway Township Police Department announce that John P. Daley, 50, of Flanders, has been charged with one count of Invasion of Privacy,...

Death Investigation on Old Bloomfield Avenue

PARSIPPANY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Acting Chief of Investigations Chris Kimker, and Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Chief Andrew Miller announce the investigation of a deceased person in Parsippany. On September 9, law enforcement received information regarding a deceased male inside a...

“Teaching Children to Walk and Bike Safely” course

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany Police Department and the Parsippany P.A.L. will be hosting a “Teaching Children to Walk and Bike Safely” course at the Parsippany P.A.L. Building on Saturday, September 21, at 9:00 a.m. The class is FREE of charge and will teach children how...

Three Sentenced in Connection with Home Invasion Robbery in Victory Gardens

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MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, New Jersey State Police Superintendent Colonel Patrick J. Callahan, and Rockaway Borough Police Chief Conrad Pepperman announce the sentencing of three males in connection with a home invasion robbery that occurred on the evening of...

Council approves payment to James Carifi for “Unused Accrued Leave”

PARSIPPANY — During the Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council Meeting on Tuesday, September 3, the standing room only crowd cheered for Former Captain James Carifi as the Township Council approved Resolution R2019-177, "Authorizing the payment to James Carifi Unused Accrued Leave with Interest." Councilman Michael dePierro, who...

Man sentenced of trafficking minors at hotels in Parsippany and Rockaway

MORRIS COUNTY —Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Acting Chief of Investigations Chris Kimker announce that on September 3, Aldophus Mims, 42, of Charlotte, North Carolina was sentenced to forty years in New Jersey State Prison. Mr. Mims must serve forty years before he is...

Prosecutor’s Office Hold Security Seminar at Chabad Center

MORRIS COUNTY — On Monday, August 26, a seminar focusing on house of worship safety and security, and active shooter response was held at the Chabad Center of Northwest New Jersey Early Learning Center. The seminar was presented by Morris County Prosecutor’s Office First Assistant...

Parsippany resident Samuel Piccola arrested for CDS

PARSIPPANY — On Sunday, August 18,  Hanover Township Sergeant Anthony Vitanza arrested Mr. Samuel Piccola,  34, Parsippany, and Ms. Leah Klotzke, 30, residing at the America’s Best Value Inn for Disorderly behavior and Possession of CDS. Sgt. Vitanza along with several Hanover officer’s, responded to...

Rainbow Lakes hero given award as CPR saved man’s life

PARSIPPANY — On Saturday, May 4, 2019, Par-Troy Emergency Medical Services  and Parsippany-Troy Hills Police units were dispatched to the area of 886 Tabor Road for an unconscious person. While enroute the emergency personnel were that bystander was performing CPR. Par-Troy Emergency Medical Services Unit...

Lani Michalski arrested by Hanover Police

PARSIPPANY — Hanover Township Police Officer Ed Sanchez responded to the ShopRite, 171 East Hanover Avenue for a disorderly person report, on August 2. Upon arrival, loss prevention officers advised Officer Sanchez that Ms. Lani Michalski, 40, Parsippany, was extremely intoxicated and damaged a security...

Parsippany resident arrested on warrants in Hanover Township

HANOVER TOWNSHIP — On Tuesday, July 16, Hanover Township Police Officers Josh Williams, Megan Pritchard and Eric Prach arrested Mr. Glenn Hornecker, 34, Parsippany, Ms. Leah Klotzke, 30, currently residing at the Americas Best Value Inn and Mr. Chad Hayes, 46, Morris Plains for multiple drug...

Lake Hiawatha man charged with hit-and-run death of a 12-year-old

PARSIPPANY — A Parsippany man has been arrested and charged in connection with the hit-and-run incident that left, Jeremy Maraj, 12-year-old child fatally injured in Union on Wednesday, July 17, said Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo and Union Police Director Daniel Zieser. Jose V....

Three Sheriff’s Office Superior Officers Retire After Combined 75 Years of Service

MORRIS COUNTY — Three Morris County Sheriff’s Office superior officers, two of whom helped probe some of the county’s most heinous or baffling crimes, retired as of Wednesday, July 31 with 75 years of experience between them. The retirees, Sheriff’s Office Chief Edward Crooker, Detective...