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Pennsy Man Charged with Picatinny Bribes

March 22, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – A Stroudsburg, Pa. man working for the federal government accepted bribes in connection with renovation projects at Picatinny Arsenal and Fort Dix, said law enforcement officials.

The man, Kevin Leondi, 56, faces up to five years in prison and fines of up to $250,000 if convicted, said acting U.S. Attorney William Fitzpatrick.

He said Leondi was arrested Wednesday at ...

County's Amphibious Vehicle Sinks in Pond During Deer Rescue

ROXBURY, NJ – An amphibious vehicle worth about $100,000 and owned by Morris County sank in the middle of a shallow Roxbury pond Sunday morning while being used to rescue a deer that fell through the pond’s thin ice.

The Hydratrek vehicle, being driven by Morris County Director of Law and Public Safety Scott DiGiralomo, took on water and sank soon after coming close to the deer ...

Roxbury Lawyer Heather Darling Announces GOP Freeholder Bid

ROXBURY, NJ – Succasunna lawyer Heather Darling on Wednesday announced her candidacy for a seat on the Morris County freeholder board.

In a statement, the Republican said she is seeking nomination in the June primary election as the GOP candidate to fill a freeholder seat vacated by Hank Lyon.

“Although she is a businesswoman, not a politician, Heather Darling has been involved ...

"George to the Rescue" TV Team Unveils Roxbury Home Upgrade

ROXBURY, NJ – The crew of the “George to the Rescue” television program on Monday unveiled the improvements it made, using local contractors, at the Succasunna home of Levi Spencer, a boy born with spina bifida.

As Roxbury police blocked off a section of Condit Street, a crowd that included those contractors - as well as public officials - gathered at the Spencer home for the ...

Roxbury Official's "Nitro Circus" Son Helps Spina Bifida Kid Hang with Wheelchair Athlete

ROXBURY, NJ –  Thanks to a Roxbury Township official and his high-flying son, a Succasunna boy with spina bifida saw last weekend that being unable to walk doesn't mean a person can't soar.

Roxbury Construction Official Rod Schmidt and hi son - "Nitro Circus" daredevil Brandon Schmidt- pulled a few strings and helped 4-year-old Levi ...

Morris County Awards Six Emergency Dispatchers

MORRISTOWN, NJ – When Roxbury Fire Department First Assistant Chief Kirk Keyes, who works as an emergency services dispatcher for Morris County, answered the phone on Jan. 30, he found himself with a dad-to-be in a tizzy.

The man from Chatham needed somebody there quickly; His wife was about deliver a baby.

Keyes put out the call and then stayed on the phone to help turn the man's ...

In Charging Morris County Homeowner, Cops Warn About Underage Drinking Parties

MORRIS TWP., NJ – A Morris Township homeowner allowed about 30 people below the legal drinking age to drink alcoholic beverages in his house on Jan. 20, knowing that the party-goers were underage, police said.

The man, William Stitt, was charged with making his property available for underage consumption of alcohol, a disorderly person offense, said Morris Township Police Cpt. Mark ...

CCM Men's Soccer Player from Denville Recognized for Academics

RANDOLPH, NJ - A County College of Morris (CCM) Men's Soccer Team player from Denville was one of 19 recently CCM students honored recently for the academic performance, said the college.

The student, Sean McEvoy, was named to the Garden State Athletic Conference (GSAC). To be named to the GSAC, a student must maintain a grade-point-average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher.

CCM is one of 16 ...

Denville Eagle Scout Praised by County for Bridges Project

DENVILLE, NJ – A Denville teen was honored on Wednesday by county officials who praised his Eagle Scout Project: The construction and installation of two bridges that span Beaver Brook in Rockaway Township.

The Scout, John Owens, was presented with a certificate of achievement from the Morris County freeholders. The board called his bridge project “ambitious” and ...

Mt. Olive Cops say Woman Peed in Cup, Dumped It On Their Carpet

MOUNT OLIVE, NJ - A Hackettstown woman being questioned in a Mount Olive Police Department interview room urinated in a cup when left alone in the room and dumped the urine onto the carpet, police said.

They said the actions of the woman, Michelle Bishop, 40, prompted them to file charges of aggravated assault and criminal mischief. In a statement, ...

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