Denville Police: Donated Ice Rescue Suits Help Save Two People and a Dog

February 16, 2018

DENVILLE, NJ - Police credit donated ice rescue equipment with the successful rescue Thursday of two people and a dog from Cedar Lake.

The ice rescue suits were donated by nearby lake community groups and other Denville civic organizations, police said. Without the equipment, and the "heroic actions of the first responders on the scene," Thursday's incident "would not have ...

Weight Limit Placed on Denville Bridge

DENVILLE, NJ - Vehicles weighing more than seven tons (14,000 pounds) are being banned from using a bridge that spans NJ Transit tracks in Denville, police said.

The bridge, on Franklin Avenue between Palmer Road and Astro Place, was recently found by New Jersey Transit to suffer from "structural deficiencies," police said.

"As a point of reference, anything larger than a ...

Dover Man, Wanted by Two Towns, Found With Drugs and Big Bucks, say Police

DENVILLE, NJ - A Dover man, stopped by police on Route 80 this week, was found to be holding a "large sum" of money, various drugs including oxycodone and drug paraphernalia, police said.

The man, Joan Santana-Suarez, 35, was pulled over due to moving violations, including speeding and failing to signal, on Feb. 6, police said. During the stop, police found that Santana-Suarez was ...

Denville Officers Among Those Honored for Puerto Rico Aid

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Two members of the Denville Police Department were among four law enforcement officers honored Friday for helping people in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.

Denville Police Officer Kristian Sandman and Denville Police Officer Peter Grawehr were praised by Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and by John Speirs, the prosecutor's office chief of investigations. Also ...

Denville Police: Burglar Caught, Road Rage Fighter Busted

DENVILLE, NJ - A local man who broke into a township residence last week and walked off with more than $200 was caught on camera and subsequently arrested, said police.

The man, Patrick Lake, 31, faces charges of burglary, theft and criminal mischief due to the Jan. 6 incident, police said. They said he kicked in the front door of a house on Rock Ridge Road on Jan. 6 and stole about $220 in ...

Police: Pharmacy Thief Returns to Store, Nabbed by Off-Duty Officer

DENVILLE, NJ - Instead of finding himself at the corner of happy and healthy, a man accused of stealing merchandise from a local Walgreens found himself in handcuffs recently, thanks to an alert off-duty Denville police officer, police said.

Denville police said they'd been investigating a shoplifting that took place on Dec. 19 at the Walgreens at 22 West Main St. The probe led them to ...

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