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Local Authorities Seek Public’s Help to Solve 1982 Madison Train Station Murder

October 19, 2017

MADISON, NJ – Nearly 35 years after James Wescoe was found murdered at the Madison train station on Lincoln Place, authorities are still in search of clues that may help solve the case.

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Madison Police Chief Darren Dachisen ask the public to provide any information they can about the decades-old crime.

Multiple law enforcement agencies, ...

Madison Police: Chatham Motorist Hit By Morristown Driver Charged with Driving While Intoxicated

MADISON, NJ - On October 13 at 1:41 p.m. Patrolman Patrick Strafaci arrested a 53-year-old woman from Morristown after Madison Police were dispatched to the area of Shunpike Road and Stonehedge Lane for a motor vehicle crash with injuries. 

"Upon arrival to the scene officers saw a grey 2013 Honda Pilot with heavy front end damage, in the west bound lanes of ...

Chatham Borough Police Arrest Motorist Wanted on Court Warrant

CHATHAM, NJ - On October 15, 2017, Officer Michael Permison arrested Michael Serillo, age 28, from Madison on an active traffic contempt of court warrant issued by the Municipality of Garwood.

Officer Permison observed the vehicle which was operated by Serillo with no headlights on at a time when they would be required and conducted a motor vehicle stop. A customary driver’s license ...

Chatham Borough Firefighter Open House Features Vehicle Extraction and Chili

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department showed residents the skills it takes to safely extract someone trapped in an auto accident on Saturday at its Open House held at the fire house.

Firefighters Travis Prost, Alex Chin, A.J. Sweetin, Corey Duren, George Traver Jr. and Dave Allan used hydraulic tools to remove the door of a Ford Explorer supplied by Glenn's Automotive ...

Chatham Township Police Charge Motorist With Driving While Intoxicated

CHATHAM, NJ - On October 7, 2017 at 10:16 p.m. Officer Kelly D’Ambola stopped a vehicle on Southern Boulevard for a traffic violation. After a roadside investigation, Octavia Boylan, 68 of Chatham was placed under arrest by Officer D’Ambola for driving while intoxicated.

Boylan was transported to police headquarters where she was processed and later released to the custody of a ...

Chatham Firefighter Glogolich Dedicated to Teaching Kids During "Fire Prevention Week"

CHATHAM, NJ - Peter Glogolich has been teaching children about fire prevention for so long, he lost count after 25 years.

The former chief and current Chatham Borough firefighter takes a week off from work every year to teach Chatham youngsters about fire prevention. On Friday, kindergarten students from St. Patrick School came to the firehouse and learned about fire ...

Chatham Fire Department Open House on Saturday to Include Auto Wreck Extraction Demonstration

CHATHAM, NJ - The highlight of the Chatham Borough Fire Department's Open House on Saturday, Oct. 14 will be the live automobile extraction that will take place on the street in front of the fire house.

At about 11:45 p.m. firefighters will use an automobile provided by Glenn's Automotive and Towing to show how firefighters can take apart a car in order to extract passengers trapped ...

Chatham Borough Police: BMW Stolen From Washington Avenue Resident's Driveway

CHATHAM, NJ - On October 12, 2017 at approximately 6:45 a.m., officers from the Chatham Borough Police Department responded to a Washington Avenue address on the report of a stolen motor vehicle.

The victim told the police that his gray BMW was parked, unsecured in the driveway. He then told the responding officers that he was awoken by the sound of the vehicle starting up in the driveway. He ...

Chatham Township Police Warn of Mobile App Being Used to Steal Cars From Driveways

CHATHAM, NJ - Over the past few days, the Chatham Township Police Department, as well other surrounding towns have experienced cars being stolen that have been parked in their driveways.

In addition, several vehicles had been entered and items stolen from the inside of unlocked vehicles. All of the stolen vehicles the Keyless transmitter Fob had been left in the vehicle.

Criminals are now ...

Chatham Township Police Charge Woman with Theft

CHATHAM TOWNSHIP, NJ - On Oct. 2, 2017 a theft investigation conducted by Detective David Gallo concluded with the arrest of Myrna Grant, 47 of Newark.

In February, a Chatham Township resident reported to police that he had noticed a number of fraudulent withdrawals from his checking account, totaling more than $5000.00.

While conducting his investigation, Detective Gallo identified ...

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