Tuesday, February 7, 2023

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,...

Support Teachers sign stolen from residents front lawn

PARSIPPANY — Patrolman David Cavaliere responded to a resident on Alexander Avenue on a report of a theft of a lawn sign. Upon his arrival he spoke to the home owner who stated unknown actors stole the lawn sign that supported the teachers of Parsippany around 1:00 a.m. on Sunday,...

Morris County Park Police Seeking Toy Donations

MORRISTOWN — The Morris County Park Police are continuing a special holiday tradition by seeking donations and distributing toys for children in need in honor of Sergeant Tim Albine. The “Tim Albine Memorial Toy Drive,” now in its fourteenth year, has collected and donated thousands...

Rainbow Lakes Easter Egg Hunt

PARSIPPANY — The Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary held an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 29 at the ballfield in Rainbow Lakes. There were lots of happy children searching the area for eggs hidden for them to find. Members of the Rainbow Lakes Volunteer...

Roxbury resident runs off road; charged with DWI

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Patrol Officer C. Konysz and S. Ferguson responded to the area of West Hanover Avenue and Koch Avenue for a vehicle that had gone off the roadway into the grass on Saturday, July 1. Officers from Morristown and Morris Township Police Department...

Theft of tires and rims on New Road

Jamie Barberio
PARSIPPANY — Multiple Parsippany-Troy Hills Police units responded to 130 New Road for a theft in progress at 4:03 a.m. on Sunday, February 11. Responding officers observed two black males near a Honda Accord in the parking lot. Once the suspects observed the officers they quickly got...

Update: Car flips over; driver sent to hospital; Other driver charged with careless driving

BOONTON — The driver, Elise Luderer, 18, Green Pond, was travelling west on Route 46 at the Beverwyck Road intersection, Parsippany, on Thursday, February 28 at 5:18 p.m. Her vehicle, a 2012 Nissan Altima, was traveling in the right left turn only lane.  She began...

Dedication of “Chief Marty Rosen Way”

PARSIPPANY — It's official! Freneau Road was given the honorary name of “Chief Marty Rosen Way” in a ceremony held on Sunday, June 17, at the Parsippany Volunteer Ambulance Squad (PVAS) building, 397 Parsippany Road. The Parsippany Volunteer Ambulance Squad building sits on the corner of Parsippany...

Motorcycle accident on Vail Road

A 37-year-old Parsippany woman was sent to the hospital Monday night following a motorcycle crash on Vail Road, police said. A 2003 Harley operated by a 39-year-old Lake Hiawatha man was proceeding east on Vail Road while passing Knoll Road when he shifted gears on...

Roadwork to begin on Brooklawn Drive starting Friday, August 17

PARSIPPANY — A multi-month Natural Gas Pipeline/roadwork project will begin on Friday, August 17. The roadwork will begin on Brooklawn Drive and is expected to continue for the remainder of this month, with hopes of completing the Brooklawn Drive section before the school year begins. This construction...

Parsippany couple jailed for possession after traffic stop

PARSIPPANY — The New Jersey State Police have arrested Justin Sarno, 31, Parsippany, and Angela Markoska, 26, Lake Hiawatha, and seized heroin and crack cocaine during a traffic stop. On Saturday, January 5, at 4:36 p.m, troopers from Totowa Station stopped Sarno for a traffic violation at...

Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day Program, October 10

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany Police Department asks you to mark your calendar on Friday, October 10 for "The Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day Program" that in the last ten years has promoted reducing all fatalities. The purpose of the goal is to heighten consciousness...

DWI arrest after motor vehicle crash

Patrol Officer Andrew Sadowski responded to a motor vehicle crash on Route 46 East near Vail Road at 10:55 a.m. on Sunday, November 3. Upon Sadowski’s arrival, the driver of  a 2013 KIA accompanied by his juvenile male passenger stated a vehicle crashed into him...

Sparta driver with warrant stopped in Jefferson Township

PARSIPPANY — Morris County Park Police Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Jefferson Township on Friday, April 13. The driver, Brian J. Flynn, 49, of Sparta Township, had an active warrant for failure to appear in Parsippany Municipal Court. Mr. Flynn was turned...

Breaking news: Hazmat Incident at Ferring Pharmaceuticals

PARSIPPANY — There is a report of a suspicious powder found at Ferring Pharmaceuticals, 100 Interpace Parkway. On the scene is Parsippany-Troy Hills Fire District 5 Hazmat team, Parsippany-Troy Hills Fire District 2, Morris County Hazmat team, Parsippany Emergency Medical Services and Parsippany Volunteer Ambulance. As details become...

Another shoplifter at Target

PARSIPPANY — On Thursday, May 16 at 1:23 p.m., Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Officers responded to Target, 1157 Route 46, on a reported shoplifter who was stopped by store security. Upon their arrival, they spoke with Loss Prevention personnel who advised them that they observed Ms....

Attempted Suicide thwarted by Officer Tosh

Patrol Officer Gerrit Tosh was patrolling in his Police vehicle on South Beverwyck Road on Tuesday, October 14. While traveling over Route 80, he observed a female climbing the fence of the Route 80 Bridge, attempting to get her leg over the top of the fence. Officer...

Parsippany Police Chief Retires

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Focus has learned from sources within the Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department that Police Chief Paul Philipps has given notice to Mayor Michael Soriano. His retirement will begin March 1, 2018. Philipps was sworn in as Police Chief by former Mayor James Barberio in...

Morris Sheriff released from County Jail; Rochford fires back

The Morris County Board of Freeholders will take over management of the Morris County Jail on September 1, 2015, removing Sheriff Edward Rochford as manager of jail operations. Citing state law that allows freeholder boards to “exercise the custody, rule, keeping and charge of county...

Update: Santander Bank is robbed

On Monday, December 23 at approximately 1:32 p.m., a robbery occurred at the Santander Bank located at 239 Littleton Road, Parsippany.  The suspect fled from the scene. Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to this  location, including the Major Crimes Unit of the Morris County Prosecutor’s...