Montville Township Police Department Accreditation Results

September 21, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Police Department has achieved accreditation, according to Harry J. Delgado, Accreditation Program Manager for the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police. The announcement was made at the Sept. 12 Montville Township Committee meeting.

The accreditation process involved an on-site visit with a stringent list of 105 checkpoints, and the MTPD ...

Krentz Sworn in as Montville Township Police Officer

MONTVILLE, NJ – Nicholas Krentz Jr. was sworn in as Montville Township police officer at the Sept. 12 Montville Township Committee meeting.

Krentz is currently enrolled in the Passaic County Police Academy as an alternate route candidate, according to Police Chief Rudy Appelmann. He comes from a family of police officers, Appelmann said, as his father is a retired captain from the ...

Multiple Home and Car Burglaries Reported in Montville on Labor Day

MONTVILLE, NJ - Captain Andrew Caggiano of the Montville Township Police Department said that multiple car and residential burglaries were reported on Monday, Sept. 4 and is asking anyone with information regarding these crimes to call the police department's Detective Bureau at 973-257-4300.

"We remind all of our residents to lock their homes, garages and storage ...

Burglary in Montville Being Investigated

MONTVILLE, NJ - The Montville Township Police Department was called on Sept. 2 to investigate a burglary on Michelle Way in Pine Brook, according to Capt. Andrew Caggiano.

Caggiano said the burglary occurred between the hours of 11 a.m. on Aug. 26 and 8 a.m. on Aug. 28. He reported the suspect(s) entered into the residence and stole several ...

Montville Twp First Aid Squad Administers Narcan to Impaired Driver on Route 80

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township First Aid Squad responded with the New Jersey State Troopers on Route 80 in Montville on Aug. 30 shortly after 10:00 a.m. to administer Narcan to an impaired driver.

Calls came in to the State Police, according to Lieutenant Ted Schafer of the NJ State Police, of an erratic driver on Route 80 eastbound near mile marker 47 in Parsippany. The driver ...

Shoplifter Found with Heroin and Brass Knuckles Arrested in Pine Brook

MONTVILLE, NJ - Montville Township Police Chief Rudy Appelmann said the police department received a call of a shoplifter at the Burlington Coat Factory at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 29.

According to Appelmann, the security officer directed Ptl. Jeannette and Ptl. Casillo to a man, later identified as Anthony Ivens. The investigation revealed that Ivens ...

Possession of Heroin Arrest Made in Pine Brook

MONTVILLE, NJ - Fairfield resident William Pollock was arrested on Sunday, Aug. 27 for possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia, according to Montville Township Police Chief Rudy Appelmann.

Appelmann said the police department received a 911 call reporting an erratic driver on Route 46 in Pine Brook at 8 p.m. on Sunday. Ptl. Sean Regan responded to the call and ...

DWI Arrest on Route 202

MONTVILLE, NJ - Chief Rudy Appelmann announced the arrest of James T. Kostecki, age 52, of Montville, New Jersey.

On Aug. 15, at 10:09 P.M., officers responded to a two-car accident on Main Rd./Route 202 near Rathbun Rd., according to Montville Township Police spokesman Captain Andrew Caggiano.

The investigation revealed that the driver of a Dodge Charger, Kostecki, had crossed over ...

Video: Keep Kids Safe on Snap Chat with Help from Union County Sheriff's Office 

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Parents and kids all over are using the app “Snap Chat,” but are you sure it’s safe? Did you know that there are features in the app that allow someone to follow you or your kids? It’s called “Snap Map” and it allows users friends to see their exact location. 

Snap Chat can be fun when used with caution, according to experts, ...

Police Warn Car Thieves can Activate Key Fobs from a Distance, Offer Hints on How to Block Signal

SPARTA, NJ – For the second time in two weeks luxury cars have been stolen out of Sparta residents’ driveways.  On July 29 Sparta police were called to a home on the report of a stolen 2016 Mercedes Benz GLA 350.  The car had been last seen in the driveway at 8 p.m. the night before, police report.

Sparta Lt.John Lamon said the key fob had been left in the unlocked ...

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