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Statement from Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty on Alleged Burglary and Sexual Assault

January 21, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The Morristown Police Department is currently investigating the alleged burglary and sexual assault of a woman Thursday morning in her Morristown apartment. Responding quickly, the Morristown Police Department apprehended suspect Brian K. Session of East Orange on Friday. 

The suspect was charged Saturday with burglary and theft, aggravated sexual ...

Police: Man Charged with Sexual Assault, Kidnapping in Morristown One Day Before Women's March

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Police arrested a 47-year-old East Orange man Friday on a string of charges related to a Tuesday kidnapping and aggravated sexual assault in Morristown. He is also believed to be connected to a slew of residential burglaries that occurred in November and Decembers.

The man’s arrest comes on the heels of Morristown’s first Women’s March Saturday, where ...

Saturday: Women's March Road Closures in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ –Motorists and area residents are reminded that there are several road closures in effect for Saturday, Jan. 20 due to the Women's March on New Jersey 2018.

Organizers are expecting large crowds, which will impact traffic throughout the area. Motorists are urged to plan alternate routes or allow extra time when traveling through town. 

Road closures will take ...

Madison Police: Water Main Break Means Road Closures on Greenwood Avenue

Greenwood Avenue is closed in both directions from Lorraine Road to Fairview Avenue due to a water main break, according to a Nixle alert from the Madison Police Department. 

Heavy traffic delays may occur, especially during rush hour times. Residents who live in this area of town may not have running water "for an unknown time frame," the alert ...

Chatham Township Police: Green Village Firefighter Transported to Hospital After Joseph Street House Fire

CHATHAM, NJ – One Green Village firefighter was transported to Morristown Medical Center for an unknown reason late Saturday night after responding to a Joseph Street structure fire, according to Chatham Fire Chief Steven Hennelly. The identity of the firefighter has not been revealed. 

Chatham Township police officer Michael Bloom, first on the scene, reported plumes of smoke and ...

Firefighters, Madison Police Respond to Joseph Street House Fire in Chatham Township; No Injuries Reported

CHATHAM, NJ – No one was injured in a Saturday night house fire at 1 Joseph Street in Chatham Township, according to firefighters at the scene, who said everyone inside had safely escaped.

Responding to the call that came in just before 11 p.m. Saturday night were firefighters from Chatham Township, Chatham Borough, Green Village and Summit. Madison police officers were also on ...

New Recruit Joins Madison Police Force

MADISON, NJ – Madison’s borough council kicked off 2018 with the swearing in of a new police officer on Monday evening at its first regular meeting of the year.

Nelson Jimenez took the Oath of Office and became the Rose City’s 155th police officer since 1890. His smiling fiancee, Tiffany, pinned a shiny police badge on his lapel for the first time ever.

Jimenez will ...

Three Arrested for Attempted Vehicle Burglary in Madison, Police Say

Three Essex County men have been arrested in connection with a vehicle burglary that occurred Friday at approximately 1:55 p.m. in the Whole Foods parking lot at 220 Main St.

The female victim said she was returning to her 2017 Range Rover after shopping at the store and allegedly found a man sitting inside her car.

She reported that when the male observed her, he immediately exited her ...

Armed Robbery Being Investigated in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Reports have surfaced that an alleged armed robbery occurred a few minutes before 6 p.m. on Wednesday evening at the Wells Fargo Bank on 86 Ridgedale Ave.

A victim was allegedly robbed at gunpoint, according to BNN. The victim's car—described as a grey Nissan Sentra with the license plate U63HYM—was stolen, according to ...

Police Investigating 'Shooting Incident' in Morris Township

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Police are asking for the public's help in solving a Wednesday night "shooting incident" on Jersey Avenue in Morris Township.

The incident took place at 11:56 p.m., according to police. Witnesses said they heard gunfire. Police went to the scene and recovered evidence, they said.

At this time, authorities do not know if anyone was injured or the motive of the ...

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