Police & Fire

October 16, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ - Lindsay Ireland, a reporter who worked for several TAPinto.net sites and the Daily Record, died early Oct. 14 after being struck by a vehicle in Randolph, police said. The incident took place on Route 10 in the early morning, said Randolph police  Lt. Christopher Guiliani said ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Many dogs who are surrendered to the animal shelter not once, but twice, don’t get another chance, but Boomer not only got a second chance – he is helping Morris County residents in an important way. After 14 weeks of training, Boomer is now a certified Morris County Sheriff’s ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ—The annual event known as Fright Factor, sponsored by the charity Halos for Angels, kicked off its season on Friday, October 6. In attendance at the ribbon cutting ceremony were Florham Park Police Officers Dan Braico, Karl Svenningsen, and Brian Sampson, who cut the ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A Montgomery High School teacher who lives in Hillsborough has been arrested and faces charges of sending nude photos of herself and sexually-explicit messages via social media to a Montgomery High School student over a period of several months. Michelina Aichele, 29 of ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- On Tuesday, September 25, Morris County Crime Stoppers released a  photo and description of an suspect in an alleged criminal sexual contact incident at a local business. According to the East Hanover Detective Bureau, the rapid assistance of the public led to the the ...

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Late in August, a meeting was requested  by Thomas Ace Gallagher, to gather law enforcement, community leaders, educators, and public officials, to discuss content for the soon to be launched Morris Area Coalition For Education And Positive Choices on-line home. Gallagher did not expect what ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.-Smiles were wide, laughter was loud and the feeling of joy was in the air as Superintendent Natalie Bartlett, East Hanover Chief of Police Chris Cannizzo, and the faculties of all East Hanover schools welcomed their students back for the new year. The students filed into their ...

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CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J.- Long-time member and Emergency Medical Technician Shirley Bergen received a certificate of appreciation for her participation in  “Partner in Mentoring Students in Career and Technical Education Programs,” from the Morris County Vocational School District.   Bergen was ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa reported that the district is still considering school safety procedures for the upcoming school year, including possible armed Class III officers in every school. If the school district hired Class III offices for every school, LaSusa ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, N.J.- Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces that Kevin O. Ruiz, aka “Star,” agetwenty-five (25), of Paterson, New Jersey, has been sentenced to New Jersey State Prison. Ruiz was previously convicted for his role in a profitable drug distribution operation in which ...

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ROCKAWAY, N.J.- On Wednesday, August 15, 2018, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office hosted “The OpioidCrisis: Engaging the Community” as the second of four events this year under New JerseyAttorney General Gurbir Grewal’s “21-County, 21st Century Community Policing Project”. The Community ...

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Florham Park, N.J., August 9, 2018 — Drugged driving in fatal New Jersey crashes has increased significantly over the last decade, according to a new analysis by AAA Northeast. Cannabinoids and narcotics were the categories of drugs most commonly detected in fatally injured drivers. For its ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ- The Florham Park Police Department hosted its Annual National Night Out Event. Behind the walls of Borough Hall, hundreds of people gathered to enjoy free food, activities, and stations ran by FPPD, which all promoted the importance of community safety.    National Night Out is ...

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Over the past month, there has been a rash of early morning motor vehicle burglaries and thefts across Morris County, with the burglars and thieves at work while most residents are asleep, according to Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon. Most of these incidents are occurring between 2 a.m.

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- This Wednesday, August 1, join the Florham Park Police Department invites you to come to Holy Family Church parking lot at 7 pm for ice cream and a great time of community. Presented by the Florham Park Police Department and Office of Emergency Management.  

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- On Tuesday, July 17th 2018, in the middle of  summer vacation, some of the most important people to our community were spending their summer day training for a real life crisis. Thirty  staff members of the East Hanover School District, including the Districts Principals, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township police are seeking help in identifying three unknown individuals who caused thousands of dollars worth of damage to the back of Lafayette School on July 12. Security cameras captured photos of the vandals during the 3 a.m. mischief behind Lafayette School, where a ...

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J.-Last monthe the Florham Park Police Department graduated 25 middle school students from its first Junior Police Academy Class. The 25 cadets attended a rigorous 1-week program that included daily physical training & military drill in addition to presentations and ...

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ROXBUTY, NJ - Raising money for children with illnesses, 45 teams of all ages faced off at Horseshoe Lake Park on Saturday at the Roxbury PBA’s wiffleball tournament. It was the thirteenth installment of the popular event. The tournament this year is raising money for fourth grader Matthew ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The baristas at Starbucks got some help Tuesday right after the lunch crowd crush, with more than a dozen Hillsborough police officers in uniform helping to serve coffee, frappuccinos, shakes,  cappuccinos and pastries – mixed in with some earnest conversations. Led by Police ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – More than 20 teams have signed-up so far for the Roxbury PBA’s annual wiffleball tournament and its co-organizer, Roxbury Police Patrolman Brian Feeney, expects there will be more. The July 14 tournament, the 13th, is taking place at Horseshoe Lake Park in Succasunna. The event, ...

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- Early in the day on Wednesday July 4 Florham Park fire department, past and present,  along with Mayor Mark Taylor and the Boro Coucil gathered at the memorial walk to honor those who have answered their last call. The flag flew at half mast, while the families of William Kyle, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Police Chief Steven E. Hennelly abruptly announced the end of his 31-year association with Chatham Township law enforcement when he confirmed his retirement on Thursday at the Chatham Township Committee meeting. Hennelly, 53, will immediately be start a new job in the private ...

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J. This week  6 $1000 scholarships were awarded to graduating seniors of Whippany Park High School from the Cedar Knolls fire company. The scholarships were based on academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, and volunteerism. Students were asked to complete an ...

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- The iconic three story, nautical theme, red building just off Route 10 on the East Hanover - Whippany border that housed Billy and Madeline’s Red Room, is now nothing more than a pile of rubble in an empty lot. On Tuesday June 6, a backhoe tore the 84 year-old structure ...

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EAST HANOVER,N.J.- The cloudy day couldn't darken the bright spirits parading down Ridgedale Avenue  Monday morning. The East Hanover Chief of Police Chris Cannizzo and his wife Tanya lead the caravan honoring the fallen and currently serving men and women in the military. The East Hanover Police ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - A serious accident on Route 80 in Mount Olive at about 10:30 am. - one that involves a loaded school bus from Paramus - has forced the closure of the highway, prompting Roxbury police to warn drivers to stay away from the area. Due to the situation, traffic is being diverted onto ...

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NEWARK, N.J. – Five individuals were sentenced today for bribing doctors in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running and elaborate scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, New Jersey, its president and numerous associates, U.S. Attorney Craig ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Hundreds of students from Immaculate Conception School and Immaculata High School waving American flags are expected to line Mountain Avenue on Wednesday, May 9 as 400 police officers from dozens of New Jersey departments cycle through town on their way to Washington, DC. The ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Local law enforcement, family and friends are joining together to find Amanda Rose Peterson, last seen 24 hours ago at a gas station on Route 46 in Parsippany. A missing persons report was filed with the East Hanover Police Department. They are asking anyone who may have seen ...

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