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Police Chief Wagner to Retire Effective Jan. 31, 2019

December 13, 2018

DENVILLE, NJ – After 31 years in the Denville Police Department and 11 years as its chief of police, Chief Christopher Wagner will retire effective Jan. 31, 2019. He shared the news with the Denville Town Council at its meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 11. Wagner tendered his written notice to Administrator Steven Ward on Dec. 5.

“I’ve had the honor to lead great men and ...

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign Begins Dec. 7

DENVILLE, NJ – The annual end-of-year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign begins Friday, Dec. 7 and will continue through Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. During that time, the Denville Township Police Department, along with state law enforcement officials, will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs. They will conduct saturation patrols and set ...

Police Officer Michael Weldon Takes Oath of Office for New Sergeant’s Role

DENVILLE, NJ –The Denville Town Council celebrated police officer Michael Weldon's promotion to sergeant with an Oath of Office swearing-in ceremony during the council’s meeting on Nov. 20.

Born and raised in Denville, Weldon attended Denville public schools and graduated from Morris Knolls High School. He is an alumnus of Villanova University where he earned a bachelor of ...

UPDATE: Shoppes at Union Hill in Denville Now Accessible

DENVILLE, NJ -- Denville Police Department has reported that the Shoppes at Union Hill now are accessible. There was a gas leak, which has been contained. Certain stores might remain closed, however.

 

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All Stores at Shoppes at Union Hill in Denville are Closed

DENVILLE, NJ -- Denville Police Department has reported the temporary closing of all stores at the Shoppes at Union Hill due to Denville Fire Department activity on Nov. 16. There is no access to the entire complex.

Updates to the status will be shared as they become available.

 

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Winter Weather Advisory in Effect - Driving Tips / No Parking on Snow Covered Roads / Clear Sidewalks

DENVILLE, NJ – The Denville Police Department issued the following weather advisory on Nov. 15:

“During [t]he season's first winter storm … , we would like to remind everyone to drive extra cautious if you need to travel during the storm. Remember to drive at a slower/safe speed, give yourself extra distance between vehicles, and expect your stopping distance to ...

Missing Mountain Lakes Boy is Found

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Thomas Kolding, a 15-year-old from Mountain Lakes who left home Oct. 30, has been found, said authorities today.

In a brief joint statement that offered no details about the matter, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp, Mountain Lakes Police Chief Shawn Bennet and Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson Jr., said the boy ...

Missing 15 Year Old From Mountain Lakes Last Seen in Philadelphia; Could Be in Ohio

MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ -- Law enforcement officials have stated that Thomas Kolding, the missing 15-year-old from Mountain Lakes, has been seen in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on the corner of Race and 5th Streets, at approximately 3 p.m. the afternoon of November 3.

Thomas Kolding, who lives with his parents in Mountain Lakes is still missing, said Morris County Prosecutor Fredric ...

Traffic Advisory: MCST Open House 6-8p Tonight; Expect Increased Traffic in School Area

DENVILLE, NJ -- The Denville Police Department issued the following traffic advisory on Nov. 7:

"The Morris County School of Technology (400 East Main Street, Denville) will be holding an open house for prospective students this evening from 6pm to 8pm. As such, residents in the area should expect a significant increase in traffic going to and from the school.

During the event, parking ...

Missing 15-Year-Old From Mountain Lakes Last Seen In Camden; Police Ask For Help Locating Him

MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ - Thomas Kolding, who lives with his parents in Mountain Lakes is still missing, said Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp. In a press release, the Prosecutor's Office as well as Mountain Lakes Police Department continue to ask for the public's help locating him.

According to authorities, Kolding has been missing since October 30, ...

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