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County's Amphibious Vehicle Sinks in Pond During Deer Rescue

March 20, 2017

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 ...

Denville Police Trading Cards Program Underway

DENVILLE, NJ - Denville Rotary has partnered with the Denville Township Police Department to bring Police Trading Cards to Denville. 

Officers of Denville Rotary, Mary Radicsh, Rita Ambrosi and Betsy Roberts, presented the idea to Police Chief Christopher Wagner in late September 2016 and were met with great enthusiasm and support.  Chief Wagner indicated he wanted to make the ...

Empty Gas Tank Thwarts Man's Attempt to Escape Police

DENVILLE, NJ - After being awakened by police as he slept in his car early Monday, a Florham Park man banged his vehicle into a police car, led officers on a high-speed chase and was eventually arrested in Boonton when he ran out of gas, police said.

The man, Christopher Iossa, 18, was found to be asleep inside a 2015 Ford Mustang parked alongside Route 46 at 4:39 a.m., said police. They said ...

With Jewelry In Denville, It's Thieves One Month; Angels the Next

DENVILLE, NJ - One month after arresting suspected jewel thieves, Denville police encountered just the opposite this week: A person who found jewelry and did the right thing.

Police said a Denville resident came across a piece of jewelry on the sidewalk and, instead of feeling lucky and pocketing the item, brought it to the police station. Police said the item was found on, or close to, Feb.

Cops: Woman Smells of Weed, Visits HQ For Man Who Smells the Same

DENVILLE, NJ – A Paterson woman showed up smelling like marijuana when she came to the Denville police station recently to meet an acquaintance who, earlier in the day, was charged with drug possession after his marijuana fragrance raised an officer’s suspicion, police said Wednesday.

The woman, Malikata Horton, 27, came to police headquarters on Feb. 26 to see Nathanial Tullies, ...

Denville Drug Bust Yields Wallet Snagged from Clifton Gym

DENVILLE, NJ - Somebody who attends a Clifton gym to get in shape instead got ripped-off, according to Denville police who said they found the LA Fitness customer's wallet in the car of a Yonkers, N.Y. man on Feb. 25.

The wallet, containing credit cards, a Social Security card and a driver's license, was found during a search of a car, being driven by Julian Horrabin, 25, when Horrabin ...

Denville Drug Busts Start with Traffic Stops

DENVILLE, NJ – Motor vehicle stops on local roads led to a spate of drug arrests recently by Denville police including four people in one day.

That day was Feb. 20, when Denville police said they stopped a vehicle, traveling west on Route 46, for motor vehicle violations. They said the vehicle, being driven by Timothy Garcia-Lyons, 20, of Dover, was stopped near The Shoppes at Union ...

Denville PD: Man in Hot Water for Stealing Cooking Oil

DENVILLE - A Newark man stole more than 60 gallons of used cooking oil last month, according to police.

The man, Michael Molina 19, was arrested Feb. 2 and charged with theft of movable property, Denville police reported. They said the investigation that led to Molina's arrest began on Jan. 17, when they received a report about the missing oil.

Police said they were told 67 gallons of ...

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