Thursday, August 13, 2020

Dozens Treated for Exposure to Chlorine at Glacier Hills Pool

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department, Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer Fire Department District 5 Hazmat Team, Morris County Hazmat, Parsippany Office of Emergency Management, Morris County Emergency Management are at the scene of 7 Forum Court on a report of a strong odor of chlorine. Approximately...

Rainbow Lakes Fire Company Recognized by Liquid Church

PARSIPPANY — On Monday evening, July 20, firefighters from Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire Company District 2 (RLVFC) were recognized by Liquid Church for their continued dedicated service during the COVID crisis. Members were treated to a Pizza Party catered by Anthony Franco’s of Parsippany....

Do you recognize her? Please Contact Parsippany Police

PARSIPPANY — If you recognize her, please contact Lake Hiawatha Foodtown at (973) 263-9780  or Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department at (973) 263-4300. She was seen on Friday, July 17 at approximately 8:30 p.m. leaving Foodtown, 435 North Beverwyck Road, with the basket of groceries without...

Morris County Chiropractor Charged After String of Robberies and Assaults

MORRIS COUNTY — Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Erick Macias, 35, of Wharton, on charges of Robbery, Assault, and Theft offenses in a number of robberies and assaults in Parsippany, Garfield, Lyndhurst, Paterson, and Wharton. The arrest is the result of...

Parsippany Teenager and Two Juveniles Arrested for CDS in Hanover

PARSIPPANY — Hanover Township Patrol Officer Rich Camasta arrested Mr. Suraj Garah, 19, Parsippany, for possession of CDS on Wednesday, July 15. Officer Camasta stopped Mr. Garah for a motor vehicle violation and located CDS inside the vehicle. Mr. Garah and two juvenile passengers were...

Two Men Sentenced in Old Bloomfield Avenue Homicide

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 stated two men have been sentenced in connection with the September 2019 death of Jaime Lopez-Basilio. On June 3, 2020,...

Philip Deleasa Arrested by West Caldwell Police for DWI

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PARSIPPANY — West Caldwell Police Patrolman Velardi and Patrolman Redmerski initiated a motor vehicle stop of a Jeep on Bloomfield Avenue, due to multiple vehicle equipment violations and striking a curb, at 11:23 p.m. on Sunday, June 21. While speaking to officers, the operator of...

NJ Boater Safety Course To Be Held

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer Fire District 6 will be hosting an NJ boater safety course on Saturday, July 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the firehouse located at 60 Littleton Road. Registration is limited to 25 students. The fee is $75.00 per...

Minor Home Fire on Raymond Boulevard

PARSIPPANY — A Saturday afternoon minor fire was reported in the basement of 335 Raymond Boulevard. Parsippany Volunteer Fire Department District 6, Parsippany Volunteer Fire Department District 5, and Lake Hiawatha Fire Department District 4 arrived on the scene and distinguished a small fire in...

Retired Parsippany Police Detective George Kloss passed away

PARSIPPANY — George Kloss, retired Parsippany Police Department Detective has passed away on June 24 after a sixteen month battle with cancer. There will be live-streaming his funeral service from St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Florida on Tuesday, July 7 beginning at 11:00 a.m....

Parsippany Police Accepting Applications for Class III Officers

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Class III Special Law Enforcement Officer. The Class III Special Law Enforcement Officer shall conduct School Safety and Security duties within Parsippany-Troy Hills School District. Applications are due by...

Morris County Prosecutor and Detective Supervisor Join Virtual Teen “Table Talk” Event

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MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Detective Supervisor Patrick LaGuerre of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Bias Crimes Unit joined a virtual teen “table talk” on June 26, 2020. The Coping with Racism & Police Brutality discussion, organized by Morristown-based Calvary...

Truck Hits Power Lines; Transformers Caught on Fire in McDonald’s Dumpsters

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PARSIPPANY — A Knight Transportation Trailer being towed by a local tow truck was exiting the Morris Hills Shopping Center (near the Marshalls exit) and knocked down electrical wires and telephone poles. The transformers landed in the enclosed wooden garbage area in the McDonald's...

Early Morning Rescue at Arlington Shopping Plaza

PARSIPPANY — If you were driving in the Arlington Shopping Plaza on Saturday morning, you must have seen all the emergency vehicles blocking off the road leading to Home Depot. Parsippany Rescue and Recovery requested Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer Fire District 5 for help in rescuing...

Breaking News: Dead Body Found Behind ShopRite

PARSIPPANY — Reports of a decomposed body was found behind ShopRite on Friday evening, June 19. The body was found on a dirt road leading to the back of ShopRite, at the end of Aba Place. The dirt road runs parallel to the power lines....

Boonton Man Charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child

BOONTON - Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, and Chief David Mayhood of the Town of Boonton Police Department announce the arrest of Andrew Jennings, 52, of Boonton. It is alleged that between November 2019 and January 2020, Jennings...

Lake Hiawatha Resident Charged with Terroristic Threats During an Emergency

PARSIPPANY — Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Colonel Patrick J. Callahan, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police announced enforcement actions including coughing and spitting assaults and noteworthy violations of Governor Murphy’s Executive Orders. “We’re cracking down on those who jeopardize public health and...

Two Parsippany Men Plead Guilty in Death of Old Bloomfield Avenue Man

PARSIPPANY — Two Parsippany men pleaded guilty Wednesday for their roles in the death of a roommate last year and their attempt to evade arrest by fleeing to California. Rogelio Laureano-Gonzalez, 26, could serve five years in prison for manslaughter after striking Jaime Lopez-Basilio, a 27-year-old...

Prosecutor’s Office Detective Commended for Saving a Life While Off-Duty

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker presented a commendation to Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Luis Goncalves for intervening while off-duty, saving the life of a woman. Detective Goncalves was traveling on Route 3 in Lyndhurst...

Early Morning Fire Destroys Morgan Road Home

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer Fire District 5 and Parsippany Troy-Hills Fire District 6 responded to an early morning fire at 18 Morgan Road. Also responding was Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department, Parsippany Volunteer Ambulance, Par-Troy Emergency Medical Services responded approximately 3:00 a.m. Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer...