Morris County News

June 3, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris County Prosecutor’s Office officials honored a prosecutor’s office detective on June 3 for saving the life of a woman who appeared to be trying to take her own life. Morris County Prosecutor’s Office (MCPO) Detective Luis Goncalves was travelling on Route 3 in Lyndhurst ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris County officials are warning residents that criminals have been using the COVID-19 emergency to carry out a new type of scam – posing as contact tracers to steal money or personal information. Contact tracing is the process of identifying people who have come in contact ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris County law enforcement officials are advising residents that criminal scammers are taking advantage of the COVID-19 emergency to conduct scams by phone, email and online, especially targeting the elderly. “We and our law enforcement partners throughout Morris County and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – The Morris County Board of Freeholders is creating a Morris County COVID-19 Recovery Task Force, to include a group of key leaders from all segments of Morris County life, to help plan for the county’s eventual return to normalcy from the COVID-19 crisis. The task force would ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) joined with Senator Anthony M. Bucco (LD-25) and Senator Richard J. Codey (LD-27) to urge Governor Phil Murphy to provide direct relief to Morris County as his administration decides how to allocate CARES Act funding across the state. The ...

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Chilton Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, in partnership with Morris County Office of Emergency Management and the Morris County Office of Health Management, has announced that they have launch­­ed a self-contained, patient triage and assessment system that is adjacent to the ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The Morris County Board of Freeholders has honored Brian and Susan Marshall of Garden Magic LLC, and St. Peter’s Episcopal Church and Rev. Michael Muller, all of Mountain Lakes, with county resolutions for a unique rain garden project that garnered a 2019 Governor’s ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Kinnelon Borough Police Chief John Schwartz announce that Thomas Thomasevich age 70, of Oakland, has been charged with two counts of sexual assault, a crime of the second degree; two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, a ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – Two Parsippany residents have been arrested on charges in California following the discovery of a dead man in an Old Bloomfield Road-area residence in Parsippany in September of 2019, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office announced. Police responded to the house on Sept. 9, 2019 ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced the launch of the “Holiday Cards for Heroes” program for the 2019 holiday season. Constituents are invited to drop off holiday cards for retired members of the New Jersey Fire Services at Representative Sherrill’s District Office ...

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BOONTON, NJ - For many, the moment Thanksgiving is over, the real fun begins with Christmas. But even before then, holiday preparations take place. Some of those individuals who are eager to celebrate Christmas, while doing their civic duties, are the men and women of the local fire departments of ...

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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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PEQUANNOCK, NJ – The Wells Fargo Bank on Route 23 in Pequannock was robbed Thursday morning and police are searching for a lone white male who successfully obtained an unspecified amount of cash, according to a release from the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office. At approximately 10:45 a.m. Sept.

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BOONTON, NJ – Two Boonton men and a Morristown man are in jail following their arrest for distributing cocaine in Boonton and Morristown, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Sussex County Prosecutor Francis Koch announced yesterday. The investigation that began earlier this summer ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – The next hazardous waste drop-off event will be Saturday, Sept. 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Public Safety Training Academy, 500 West Hanover Avenue, Parsippany, NJ 07054. Note that Montville residents can drop off their electronics for recycling at the township’s event the ...

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LINCOLN PARK, NJ – County officials have notified TAPinto Montville that milling and paving should start next week on Comly Road/Ryerson Road in Lincoln Park and Pequannock. Almost two miles from Main Street in Lincoln Park to the Boulevard in Pequannock will be milled and paved. The road is ...

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