Police & Fire

July 27, 2018

  DENVILLE, NJ - As part of its investigation into a series of vehicle burglaries, and the theft of one vehicle, Denville police are asking people with security cameras to give them a hand. The police department said the incidents being probed took place at night in the Shongum Road section ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Grabbing a mallet as a weapon, a Sewell, NJ man assaulted ans stole the vehicle of someone who gave him a ride away from St. Clare's Hospital in Denville this week, police said. The man, Michael Romeo, 31, faces charges of carjacking, motor vehicle theft, unlawful possession of a ...

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  DENVILLE, NJ - A Pennsylvania woman's erratic driving in Denville - possibly related to her use of a cellphone while behind the wheel - led to a number of charges including cocaine possession, police said. They said the woman, Maryah Yost, 43, of Clearfield, Pa., was pulled over at 8:21 ...

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MOUNT OLIVE, NJ - A Denville woman nearly struck a parked police car while driving while intoxicated through a Mount Olive hotel parking lot before heading onto Route 80 last week, according to police. When she was later pulled over, the woman, Colleen Perry, 46, was charged with driving while ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Morris County law enforcement authorities are offering a reward up to $1,000 for information related to the theft of a "unique" ring in Denville. The reward, being offered by Morris County Crimestoppers, relates to the theft of a gold Cartier "Love" ring that was taken out of the ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - A Bronx, N.Y.this month man stole from a Denville business a forklift worth about $25,500 and sold it for a lot less than that, police said. The man, David Mendez, 35, faces a theft of movable property charge, according to Denville police. They said the charges relate to the theft ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - A Succasunna woman faces several charges, including driving while intoxicated, for parking a vehicle in the fast lane of Route 10 last weekend, police said. The woman, Kimberly Peslak, 26, came to the attention of police when someone called their dispatcher on Dec. 2 to report "an ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - The entire length of Broadway and sections of Bloomfield Avenue and Diamond Spring Road will be closed for periods of time on Nov. 26 for the annual Denville Chamber of Commerce Holiday Parade, police said. The parade is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. It will begin on Bloomfield ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Promising "no agenda" and "no speeches," the Denville Police Department is inviting everybody to come to a local coffee shop one day next month to just hang out with members of the department and shoot the breeze. Joining other police departments around the nation participating in ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The parking lot of the Denville Burger King served as a makeshift maternity ward for local police who helped deliver babies there on two consecutive days last week, it was announced today. The first incident took place at 7:24 p.m. on Sept. 8, police said. They said patrol ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – A Hackettstown woman with two intoxicated driving convictions under her belt was pulled over recently for driving too slow on Route 10 and now faces a slew of new charges, police said. The woman, Jessica Kleban 36, was stopped Aug. 29 by Denville police after she was seen ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Three young men and a girl from Bronx, NY were arrested recently by Denville Police after it was determined the car they were in was stolen, police said. The Aug. 22 incident began when Denville police saw the vehicle, traveling on Route 80 westbound, improperly make a lane ...

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