Saturday, June 12, 2021

DePaço’s Donates to Police Unity Tour

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Surrogate Heather Darling and Deputy Surrogate Chris Luongo presented plaques to Caesar and Deanna DePaço in recognition of the DePaço's generous donations, both personally and through their business Summit Nutritionals International, to the Police Unity Tour. The DePaços are long-standing...

Seat Belt Enforcement and Education Campaign to be Conducted

PARSIPPANY — Law enforcement officers from the Parsippany Police Department will join with police from around the country in cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click it or Ticket” campaign. Beginning May 24 and running through June 6, the...

Stolen Vehicle Crashes Into Waterview Park and Ride

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Officer Elvin Giordano reported to the Waterview Park and Ride on Friday, April 9 at 5:15 a.m. on a report of debris in the roadway. Upon arrival, Officer Giordano observed a 2011 White Econoline van unoccupied with heavy front-end damage sitting...

Narcotics Task Force Arrest Jeremy Mayes with Quarter Kilogram of Cocaine

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PARSIPPANY — Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon, and Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker announce the arrest of Jeremy Mayes, 30, of Parsippany Troy-Hills, by the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Special Enforcement Unit/Narcotics Task Force. On May 4, 2021,...

Morris County Acting Prosecutor Swears in New and Rejoined Staff

MORRIS COUNTY — Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll and Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker announce the hiring of Richard Calo as Detective and Dan Haber to rejoin the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office as Prosecutor’s Agent. On Monday, April 19, 2021, Acting Prosecutor Carroll...

Crackdown on Distracted Driving Begins

MORRIS COUNTY — April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Distracted driving is a dangerous epidemic on America's roadways, say police. Statistics from the Office of the Attorney General show that from 2012 to 2016, nearly 800,000 crashed in New Jersey that involved a distracted...

Man Charged in Connection with Morristown Train Station Homicide

MORRIS COUNTY — Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, New Jersey Transit Police Chief Christopher Trucillo, and Morristown Police Department Acting Chief Darnell Richardson announce the arrest of Lamar A. Harris, 33, last known...

Dead on a stairway: Authorities Seek Public Help Solving Morristown Train Station Incident

MORRIS COUNTY — Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, New Jersey Transit Police Chief Christopher Trucillo, and Morristown Police Department Acting Chief Darnell Richardson announce an investigation into a...

Fatal Accident Involving Pedestrian on Route 46

PARSIPPANY — Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, and Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department Chief Andrew Miller confirm the investigation into a fatal accident involving a pedestrian on Wednesday, March 10 on Route 46 near...

An important message from the President of the Morris County Police Chiefs Association

MORRIS COUNTY — On February 22, 2021, Governor Murphy signed legislation regarding marijuana laws in New Jersey. There has been a lot of attention on the aspect of the law that forbids police officers from contacting parents when they issue a warning to a...

Police Investigate Death of Teenage Girl on Route 80

PARSIPPANY — The New Jersey State Police are investigating the death of a 15-year-old girl who entered Route 80 in Parsippany on foot and was struck by an unknown vehicle Tuesday morning at approximately 3:30 a.m. The Morris County girl walked on to the road and...

Rainbow Lakes Fire Department Recognized Several Members

PARSIPPANY — Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire Company recognized several members for their dedicated service on Friday evening, March 5, at a special award ceremony and Court of Honor.  Tenure awards were presented to Firefighter Corey Martin and Captain Jeff Pikor for 15 years of...

Acting Morris County Prosecutor Swears in New Staff and Conducts Promotion

MORRIS COUNTY — Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, First Assistant Prosecutor Maggie Calderwood, and Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker announce the hiring of Thomas P. McEnroe as Detective and Anthony Scibetta as Supervising Assistant Prosecutor for the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office. Melanie...

Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire Company Fish and Chips was a success

PARSIPPANY — Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire Company’s District 2 annual fish and chips fundraising event held on Friday, February was a success despite the challenges of COVID-19. They had changes and challenges due to COVID safety concerns but they achieved their financial goals, served 290...

Auto Theft Task Force Arrests Suspect in Auto Burglary Spree

BOONTON TOWNSHIP — Morris County Acting Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Morris County Chief of Detectives Chris Kimker, Boonton Township Police Chief Michael Danyo, Chester Police Chief Thomas Williver, Kinnelon Police Chief Joseph Napoletano, and Rockaway Township Police Chief Martin McParland announce the arrest of...

Town-Wide Ice Water Rescue Drill on Rainbow Lake

PARSIPPANY — Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire Company District 2, Parsippany Rescue and Recovery Unit, Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer Fire Department District 5, and Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer Fire Department District 6 performed an ice water rescue exercise on Sunday, February 21 on Rainbow Lakes. Parsippany Volunteer...

Authorities Investigate Discovery of Two Bodies in Boonton Pond

BOONTON — Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon, Morris County Prosecutor's Office Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, and Town of Boonton Captain Stephen Jones announce an active investigation is underway following the discovery of two bodies in...

Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire Company to Host Annual Fish and Chips Fundraiser

PARSIPPANY — The Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire Company (Parsippany District #2) will hold its annual fish and chips fundraiser on Friday, February 26 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Catered by Argyles. Argyles closed its restaurant and now is specializing in offsite catering only. One...

Acting Morris County Prosecutor and Chief of Detectives Hold Promotion Ceremony for Investigators

MORRIS COUNTY — Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll and Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker announce the promotion of several members of the investigative team within the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office. The following investigative members will be promoted and assigned as indicated: Lieutenant Jan-Michael...

Fire in Detached Garage on Lake Shore Drive

PARSIPPANY — On Sunday, January 31, at approximately 6:00 p.m., Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer Fire Department District 5 and Lake Hiawatha Fire Department District 4 were called to a residence at 46 Lake Shore Drive, Lake Hiawatha on reports of heavy smoke coming from a...