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Police & Fire

May 9, 2022

DENVILLE, NJ - A Paterson man burglarized vehicles in Denville and then used credit cards he stole from them, according to police. The man, Jazzmeir Mims, 23, faces charges of burglary, fraudulent use of credit cdards and criminal mischief, police said. They said they responded May 4 to ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Erratic driving on Route 46 led to the arrest Monday of a Cream Ridge man on charges that included possession of heroin, police said. The man, David Jannuzzelli, 53, was initially arrested for suspicion of driving while under the influence, police said. "A search incident to ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - A Randolph man on Sunday inflicted minor injuries on a healthcare worker at Saint Clare's Hospital, according to police. The man, Trevor Beecher, 27, was charged with aggravated assault on a healthcare worker and released pending a May 18 appearance in state Superior Court, police ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – A Pennsylvania man this week attempted to steal $8,600 from a Denville woman by engaging in what is known as a “grandparent scam,” police said. The man, Alvaro Guzman-Sanchez, 45, of Sherandgar, Pa., called the woman and said her dranddaughter needed the money to pay legal fees ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - A motor vehicle crash in the parking lot of a substance abuse rehabilitation center resulted in the arrest of two people on warrants from other jurisdictions, said Denville police. They said the arrests took place after they responded on April 9 to a report of an 8:44 a.m. crash ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - The breakdown of the vehicle in which he was a passenger on Saturday led to the arrest of a homeless man on drug charges, police said today. The man, Kollin Oakes, 27, was charged with possession of crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia, police said. They said they discovered ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Police officials in Mercer County have a warning to the public: participate in the TikTok "Orbeez Challenge" and you could face criminal charges.  Hamilton Police issued a Public Safety Announcement (PSA) on Wednesday stating that they are "investigating numerous incidents ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ -- Enrollment for the 9th Annual Morris County Public Safety Youth Academy has opened, with limited space available for the intensive week-long course for young Morris County women and men entering grades 9-12. The deadline to apply is April 18, 2022. The application can be found ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- The New Jersey Coalition for Education and Positive Choices (NJC4EPC) announced that Law Enforcement Night will return to Mennen Arena, Friday, March 11, after a long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The NJC4EPC brings together industry experts, law enforcement and ...

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MARLTON, NJ -- The New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) has launched “Chief Talk,” a lively podcast series that offers listeners throughout the Garden State greater insight into the latest issues facing police officers and the people they serve. These new “Chief Talk” ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Denville Town Council has requested that residents do not pass stopped school buses that are out on their rounds. There have been a surprising amount of drivers overtaking stopped school buses in the middle of dropping off or picking up students, according to Councilman Harry ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Every county and municipal police officer will undergo crisis intervention training under a new law recently signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy. The legislation, which was championed by Assemblyman Raj Mukherji (D-Hudson) and Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter (D-Bergen, Passaic) ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – The disbanding of the Morris County Park Police means the county's 24 county Park Police officers are now members of the county Sheriff's Office. They received their new badges this week. The change was approved two months ago by the county commissioners and county Park ...

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ROXBURY, NJ -- A six-year-old boy from Budd Lake died from injuries sustained Thursday evening in a multi-car crash on Route 80 in Roxbury, and police are seeking help finding the driver of a vehicle that left the scene. The incident took place at about 7:45 p.m., according to New Jersey State ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The holiday season is upon us and residents are more than ever trying to save time by purchasing items over the Internet and phone and having them shipped directly to their homes. However, having packages left unattended on porches and out in the open could cause an increase in ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Police throughout New Jersey will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end-of-year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign. Now through Saturday, Jan 1, 2022, local, county and state law enforcement officials will conduct ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Franklin Avenue bridge (located on Franklin Avenue between Palmer Road and Astra Place) has experienced structural deficiencies, resulting in a six-ton weight limit, New Jersey Transit has informed the Township of Denville. Consequently, all vehicles with a gross vehicle weight ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Approximately 408 pounds of unwanted, unused or expired medications were collected during the 2021 Operation Take Back last weekend. The goal is to encourage the public to anonymously turn over unused, unwanted or expired prescription medicine for proper disposal. Morris ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – A Morristown man accused of beating to death a 3-year-old boy last week was arrested Tuesday, according to authorities. They said the man, Edwin Urbina, 27, "was taken into custody without incident outside the Morris County Records and Administration Building" in Morristown.

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris County law enforcement personnel are asking the public to help find a Morristown man who they believe beat to death his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son last week. The man, Edwin Urbina, 27, faces charges of first-degree murder, second-degree endangering the welfare of ...

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NEW JERSEY -- In an effort to increase transparency in law enforcement, former New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal requested in June that all law enforcement agencies report officers who committed disciplinary violations. The first report was released on Tuesday and covered the period of ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The thin blue line in Denville Township has always been strong. Even as crime increases or decreases, the best efforts by local law enforcement are put forward for the community. Police Captain Jeffrey Tucker spoke about recent crime statistics and what the department has been ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A juvenile female died today on the train tracks west of the Maplewood NJ Transit station.  The non-revenue train X667 was traveling to Dover from Penn Station New York; no passengers were aboard. The girl was struck and fatally injured at 12:15 p.m., confirmed Mariluz ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Denville Police Department announced that milling and paving of numerous roadways in Denville will occur July 12-16 in accordance with the tentative schedule listed below.  Roads subject to milling and paving will be closed to all traffic. Impacted residents should remove ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Sixty additional troopers will be on the roads targeting aggressive driving, speeding, seatbelt usage, distracted driving and DWI in addition to regular patrols through July 5, announced the New Jersey State Police. According to police, last July 4th, there were eight fatal ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Denville Police Department reported that Samantha R. Carhart, 28, of Denville, has been safely located. Thank you to all who helped with the search.   READ MORE:  Rotary Club of Denville Honors Those Who Sacrificed Their Lives for Liberty READ MORE:  Man Attempted to ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Samantha R. Carhart, 28, of Denville, has been reported missing, the Denville Police Department announced. Carhart is described as white with brown hair and blonde highlights. She is 5'5 inches tall and weighs 190 pounds. Carhart was last seen wearing a black blouse, gray ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – On Tuesday, a law supported by Gov. Phil Murphy mandating the use of body cameras in police departments statewide went into effect. The governor came to Camden to celebrate because the Camden County Police Department, which began equipping officers on the street with body cameras in ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -- The community is being asked to help identify a man who attempted to buy a child on the Hurd Street Side of Hedden County Park in Morris County, announced police. The New Jersey State Police and Morris County Park Police stated that on Wed May 26, at approximately 2:22 p.m., ...

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TRENTON, NJ — No seatbelt? “No excuses,” according to New Jersey state officials who are ramping up seat belt checks beginning May 24 through June 6.  That means any motor vehicle passenger caught without a seatbelt starting Monday will be issued a citation by local, county and state law ...

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