Law & Justice

November 6, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Vantwuan D. Williams and Earl Haggens have pleaded guilty to trafficking and the seizure of approximately ten kilograms of heroin, ten kilograms of fentanyl and $100,000, announced Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Chief of Investigations Chris Kimker, and Netcong Borough ...

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TRENTON – More than 125 Deputy Attorneys General (DAsG) will be assigned throughout the state of New Jersey on Election Day, announced Attorney Gerneral Gurbir S. Grewal.  The move helps ensure a fair and smooth-running election, and to assist county election officials in resolving any emergent ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - It’s time to clean out your medicine cabinets! On Saturday October 26, residents can safely dispose of unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs at three locations in the Morristown area. From 10am - 2pm, residents can dispose of these unused, unwanted or expired drugs at ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A new initiative has taken place for individuals who have been arrested for drug offenses in Madison and throughout Morris County. The initiative, Operation Helping Hand, offers substance abuse treatment to those arrested for possessory drug offenses. During the summer of 2018, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The driver who accidentally ran into and seriously injured Mount Arlington Police Sgt. James DiStasio in December wants a change of venue for the lawsuit related to the incident. The motorist, Mendham lawyer William Anastasio, contends widespread publicity about the matter in ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – A site-based assessment team from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®), will arrive Oct. 21 to examine all aspects of the Morris County Sheriff’s Office policy, procedures, management, operations and support services, Morris County Sheriff ...

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BARNEGAT/WARETOWN, NJ -  October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  In New Jersey, the domestic violence laws fall under an act designed to prevent future acts and protect victims. In Part I of this series, readers learned who can seek the court’s protection under the Prevention of ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - A Mount Arlington man was arrested and charged with sexual assault of a three-year old, announced Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, and Morris Township Police Chief Mark DiCarlo. Thomas H. Meier has been charged with ...

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BARNEGAT, WARETOWN, NJ - October represents National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Only three states in the nation have tougher domestic violence laws than New Jersey. Although the words “domestic violence” seem to speak for themselves, many really don’t understand what they mean. “In our ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Rosemarie Antoine of Newark has been indicted on charges of theft and forgery, announced Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, and Chief Martin McParland, Jr., of the Rockaway Township Police Department. The defendant ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - According to US Attorney Craig Carpenito, a Florham Park man who was a former teacher and summer boys camp employee has been sentenced to prison for producing images of child sexual abuse.  His sentence is 180 months. According to the US Attorney's news release, Colin M.

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Daniel Soler, formerly of Morristown, was sentenced to five years in New Jersey State Prison for sexually assaulting a child, announced  Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker  and Acting Morristown Police Chief Darnell ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - An Account Manager who worked at a Florham Park Business has been arrested for fraudulently using client credit cards for her own personal use.  She then used the client's bank account information to pay off the fraudulent credit card charges.  The total amount stolen was in ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Philip N. McGrantham has been arrested on charges related to a robbery that occurred at the Wells fargo Bank in Pequannock, announced Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, and Pequannock Township Police Chief Brian C.

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The Morris County Prosecutor's Office is looking for a fugitive who is on the run after a charge of Aggravated Assault was issued against him. Jason Adams, last known to have an address in Hanover Township is now thought to be homeless. He is a 41 year old caucasian male.  He ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Morris County Sheriff’s CrimeStoppers division reports that this week’s spotlighted crime is a Montville case. The Montville Township Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in the thefts of 23 black and white aluminum signs and four brackets from locations ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Robert Luis Benitez of Union, NJ has been arrested on charges of improper disposal of construction debris in Florham Park, announced Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, and Florham Park Chief ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A Morristown man was indicted on nine federal charges in connection with the HIzballah's Islamic Jihad Organization, the U.S. Department of Justice announced. Authorities believe the Alexei Saab, also known as Ali Hassan Saab, Alex Saab or Rachid) conducted surveillance of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Lynneann K. Groves (a/k/a/ Lynne Groves) has been arrested on forgery and perjury related charges, announced Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker.  According to authorities, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A dead body that was found in a home located in Parsippany, announced Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Acting Chief of Investigations Chris Kimker, and Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Chief Andrew Miller. According to police, on September ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Three males have been sentenced in the connection with a home invasion robbery that occurred on the evening of October 21, 2018 in Victory Gardens, announced Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, New Jersey State Police Superintendent Colonel Patrick J. Callahan, and Rockaway ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Ronald V. Castellano (55) of Chester was arrested on charges stemming from an illegal drug distribution investigation, announced the Morris County Prosecutor's Office. According to police, during the month of August, the Rockaway Police Department received information that ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Aldophus Mims, a 42 year old male from Charlotte, North Carolina was sentenced to forty (40() years in a New Jersey State Prsion after being found guilty of four counts of first degree Human Trafficking, three counts of first degree Promoting Prostitution, two counts of second ...

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TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal joined a multistate lawsuit today challenging a new federal rule that allows for indefinite detention of immigrant families despite the social and physical harm such detention poses to immigrant children. In the complaint, New Jersey alleges that the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - A Port Morris man admitted this week he possessed bombs, bomb-making material and being a felon in possession of guns, said U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito. The man, Christopher Faschan, 31, pleaded guilty in federal court to an information charging him with one count of unlawful ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Parsippany Council President Paul Carifi was one of the award presenters at the 2019 Morris County Department of Law and Public Safety's 2019 Youth Acedemy Graduation ceremony.  Thirty-four (34) youths took part in the program which introduced them all to the Public Safety ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Tajinder Tung has been arrested and charged with stalking and harassment of a student, announced Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Chris Kimker and Mount Olive Police Chief Stephen Beecher. An investigation revealed that Tung, a teacher at ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – A former Roxbury resident who crashed a car in February after a night of drinking - killing a friend in the front seat - was sentenced today to five years in state prison, authorities said. The woman, Samantha Viscardi, 22, now lives in Rockaway Township. She pleaded guilty last ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker and Police Chief Frank Perna of the Denville Township Police Department announced in a press release on Friday, May, 17, that Paul Iantosca, age 52, of ...

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