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Morris Plains Man Sentenced to 10 Years in State Prison

January 19, 2019

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ -- Former Morris Plains resident Stephen Corcoran (51) has been sentenced to 10 years in New Jersey State Prison for sexual assault charges, announced Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp.

According to authorities, Corcoran pled guilty to four separate counts of sexual assault, all crimes of the second degree. These charges represent separate acts of sexual ...

Holiday Shopping Countdown: Ways to Protect Against Consumer Fraud

As your holiday shopping days wane, it is important to stay alert for scams, misleading advertising or unfair business practices whether you make online or in-store purchases.

Consider the following advice, compiled from various consumer affairs resources.

When You’re Out Shopping:

Make sure the scanned prices for your purchases are correct. Overcharges cost time and money, ...

Police Chief Wagner Speaks at County School Shooting Training

MORRISTOWN, NJ – About 75 members of the law enforcement, mental health and education fields in Morris County attended two days of training at the Morris County Fire and Police Academy Nov. 27 and 28 to learn about assessing the behaviors of potential threats with the intention of preventing school shootings.

At a press conference, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon called the two-day ...

Phone Scam Continues in Morris County and Surrounding Areas; Morris County Sheriff

MORRISTOWN, NJ --  If anyone calls on the phone, says he or she is from the Morris County Sheriff's Office and asks for money, that's a scam, said the Morris County Sheriff's Office. 

In the most recent scam calls, the caller (sometimes via voice message) uses an agency number for Caller ID and identifies himself or herself as an employee of the Morris County ...


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