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Police Accuse Madison Man of Lying About Armed Robbery; Wanted on Child Rape Charges

Madison Police charged an alleged armed robbery victim, Eugenio Munoz Carrillo, 50, with filing a false police report after police said they determined the crime never happened. Credits: Google Maps

MADISON, NJ – The supposed victim of a July 23 armed robbery in downtown Madison is now accused of fabricating his story, said Madison Police Chief Darren Dachisen in a statement on Thursday.

Eugenio Munoz Castillo, 50, of Madison told police he was ordered to get on the ground by two tall men wearing dark clothes and masks while entering a covered driveway near the British Home Emporium, according to police. He claimed one or both of the robbers was carrying what appeared to be a gun, police said.

During the investigation, detectives obtained video footage from the Nautilus Diner and other area businesses and determined the robbery did not occur, police said. Castillo was arrested and charged with filing a false police report.

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While Castillo was being processed at Madison Police Headquarters, police determined that he is a fugitive wanted in Costa Rica on child rape charges.

Castillo is now being held at the Morris County Correctional Facility in lieu of his first court appearance. Madison police said they do not currently have a motive.

“The incident put responding officers from Madison, surrounding towns and our citizens in jeopardy while causing public alarm,” Dachisen said.

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A Week at the Library of The Chathams Monday, March 19 – Sunday, March 25, 2018


At the latest meeting of the Library of The Chathams Board of Trustees on February 27, Chatham Township Representative Kevin Sullivan administered the oath of office to Thomas E. Browne and Bill Holmes.  Welcome on board (pun intended), Tom and Bill!  Here is the complete list of current members:

Board of Trustees

Andy Hollander, ...

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By Galina Natenzon

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To the Editor

As I watch the next “Weather Event” cross my computer screen I am compelled not to roll my eyes in hopelessness to but reflect on the incredible response of helpfulness I have seen throughout the Chatham Township Community over the last several days. 

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