Chatham Township Police Warn of Phone Scams

March 22, 2017

The Morris County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about phone scams demanding green dot cards to satisfy outstanding warrants.

Residents are receiving phone calls from a person identifying themselves as Sgt. Jackson, badge number 3319, of the Morris County Sheriff’s Office. He informs the residents they have an active bench warrant. While staying on the phone with him, he ...

Chatham Police Charge BOE $6,800 for Security After "False Statements" Made on National TV

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Board of Education announced Monday night at its regular meeting that it was charged a total of $6,800 by the Chatham Township and Chatham Borough police departments for added security following an appearance by two Chatham mothers on a national news show Feb. 20.

Tatiana Gilbert, assistant board secretary, detailed the charges by the two police departments for added ...

Madison Police Make Arrest in Prostitution Ring on Waverly Place

MADISON, NJ - An arrest was made Thursday afternoon stemming from a several month long undercover investigation into allegations of illegal sexual activity at a local massage parlor, Madison Body and Soul located at 7 Waverly Place. D/Sgt. Paul Kosakowski charged Bing Shin, 47 of Flushing, N.Y. with promoting prostitution.  

The 7 Waverly Place building in Madison houses ...

Chatham Borough Police: Juveniles Report Suspicious Incident on Jackson Avenue

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Borough Police sent out an AlertChathamBorough message on Wednesday evening, reporting of a suspicious incident on Jackson Avenue involving two female juveniles.

At 5:54 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, two female juveniles age 7 and 8 years of age, reported a suspicious incident in front of No. 32 Jackson Avenue in Chatham Borough. The two juveniles stated that an ...

No Injuries in Chatham House Fire on Center Street; More Than $100,000 in Damage

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Borough Fire Department responded to 114 Center Street at 2:11 a.m. Tuesday for a report of smoke in the basement that turned out to be a working structure fire in the basement that extended to the first floor and attic along the furnace ductwork.

The homeowner and her three sons evacuated the home without injury and were alerted to the fire by a ...

Chatham Township Police Charge Driver with Being Intoxicated

CHATHAM, NJ - On March 12, at 1:19 a.m. officer Scott Herchick stopped a vehicle on Rolling Hill Court in Madison after observing it being driven erratically on Shunpike Road. After a brief roadside investigation, Emily Ciervo, 26 of Montclair, was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated.

Ciervo was transported to police headquarters, processed and issued summonses for ...

'Major Winter Storm' for Chatham with Blizzard Conditions, Limited Visibility

The Morris County Emergency Operations office continues to monitor the Nor'easter. At this time, the winter storm appears to be on track to reach our area this evening into Tuesday evening.

We are preparing for what forecasters have described as a "Major Winter Storm." The National Weather Service has issued a "Winter Storm Watch," which is in effect from ...

"Winter Storm Watch" Monday Evening Through Tuesday Evening; 12 to 16 inches of Snow, Wind Gusts Up to 45 MPH

The Morris County Emergency Operations Center continues to monitor the Nor'easter, which at this time appears to be on track for Monday night through Tuesday, March 13 and 14.

We are preparing for what forecasters have described as a “Major Winter Storm.” The National Weather Service has issued a “ Winter Storm Watch” which is in effect from Monday evening ...

Chatham Township Police Charge Driver with Possession of Marijuana


CHATHAM, NJ – On March 7 at 3:12 p.m. Chatham Township Police Officer David Gallo stopped a vehicle on Noe Avenue for an expired registration. As a result of the stop, and after a brief investigation, Tyisha Cunningham, 37 of East Orange was arrested for possession of marijuana.

Cunningham was transported to police headquarters, processed and issued a complaint ...

Superintendent: "Typical Week" at Chatham Middle School Despite Added Security

CHATHAM, NJ - There has been an added police presence at Chatham Middle School this week as a result of unspecified messages received by telephone and email, according to Chatham Superintendent Dr. Michael LaSusa.

"In recent days, the school district has received a number of telephonic and email messages that prompted engagement with the Chatham Borough and Chatham Township police ...

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