Police & Fire

August 16, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – On Aug. 13, Montville Township administration posted on social media new speed limits that the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders had voted into effect at their July 25 meeting for Main Road-Route 202 in Montville Township. The reaction, to say the least, has been ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township Police Explorers Post 805 returned from their national competition in West Lafayette, IN July 21 with three third-place finish trophies. The Police Explorers placed third in three simulated scenarios: crime scene investigations, emergency first aid, and traffic ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – On July 30, the Montville Township Police Department responded to a report of a stolen vehicle on Glenwood Drive, according to police spokesman Capt. Andrew Caggiano. The vehicle, a 2014 Lexus, was stolen from the driveway sometime overnight between July 29 and July 30.  Caggiano ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Towaco Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire at Dan Como and Sons landscape supply in Towaco on July 18 where the company’s mulch grinder machine had caught fire, according to Chief Kenneth Breeman. Three engines responded to the fire at the business, located off of ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Jacksonville Road was closed in Towaco for half of Saturday and on Sunday when a Nissan Pathfinder left the roadway at #31 and struck a utility pole. The car was traveling on Jacksonville just after 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, according to police spokesman Capt. Andrew Caggiano.

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MONTVILLE, NJ –  A burglary suspect was arrested in Pine Brook on Wednesday, according to Montville Township Police Chief Rudy Appelmann. On July 18 at 2:24 p.m., Montville police received a report of a burglary to a residence on Crescent Road in Pine Brook. Officers responded to the residence ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Mayor Richard Conklin swore in new Montville Township police officer Bradley Meece at the July 17 township committee meeting. Patrolman Meece grew up in Pequannock and attended Pequannock High School, according to Montville Township Police Chief Rudy Appelmann, who introduced ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Taylortown Road was closed for a period of time on Monday evening after an adult bicyclist was hit by a Jeep Renegade, according to Montville Township Police Capt. Andrew Caggiano. Caggiano said the accident occurred around 7:45 p.m. on July 16 between Rt. 202 and West Lake Drive ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Chief Rudy Appelmann said an unidentified man drowned in the Rockaway River at about 12:30 p.m. on Thursday behind 331 Changebridge Road in Pine Brook, according to NorthJersey.com. The Parsippany Rescue and Recovery team and Morris County Sheriff's Office were on scene with police ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - A motor vehicle stop in Pine Brook resulted in the arrest of a Pennsylvania woman for possession of heroin and related paraphernalia, according to Montville Township Police Chief Rudy Appelmann. Appelmann said that 26-year-old Hillary Kathryn James of Brodheadsville, PA was ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Police announced that on June 25, police responded to a residence on Windsor Drive to investigate a burglary. The burglary occurred between the dates of June 19, 2018 and June 25, 2018. The suspect(s) entered the residence and went through a bedroom while ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Montville Volunteer Fire Department responded to Montville Township High School on June 12 when a plumbing repair tripped the fire alarm, according to Principal Douglas Sanford. The fire alarm sounded at approximately 1:25 p.m. and the building was evacuated, Sanford told TAPinto ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Committee swore in three new police officers at their May 22 meeting. Patrolman David J. Chieppa was introduced to the assembly by Police Chief Rudy Appelmann and sworn in by Mayor Rich Conklin. “David has had a keen interest in law enforcement from an ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – A box truck rear-ended a flatbed truck on Route 287 north Thursday, May 25, causing serious injuries to the box truck driver and backing up traffic in both directions for miles. The accident occurred just before 4:30 p.m., according to NJ State Trooper Alejandro Goez, at mile ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Chamber of Commerce held its 55th annual awards ceremony on March 10, when they honored Patrolman Robert Koetzner with their Public Safety Award. Chamber Board of Directors Member Carl Grau introduced Koetzner, stating that he began as a firefighter at the ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Montville resident Troy E. Oswald was sworn in on March 16 as 43rd police chief of the City of Paterson, according to a press release from Mayor Jane E. Williams-Warren. He had been performing as acting police chief since Jan. 1, 2018, according to Williams-Warren. Oswald has been ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ -  A Montville Township High School student was arrested on Monday, Feb. 26 for making "threatening statements," according to Montville Township Police Captain Andrew Caggiano.  Caggiano said the High School reported it received information that a 15 year-old male student made ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - The east and westbound lanes of Rt. 46 were closed down on Friday night due to multiple car accidents, according to Montville Township Police Captain Andrew Caggiano. At 5:05 p.m., a black SUV was traveling west on Rt. 46 when it hit another car on the roadway near the Home ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Police responded to Montvillle Township High School at 10:35 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23 to a mistaken 9-1-1 call made by a student, according to police spokesman Captain Andrew Caggiano. As per protocol, a callback was initiated and the police dispatcher spoke to ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - According to the Montville Township Police Department, Rutledge Road near Woodmont Elementary School in the Pine Brook section of town is closed until further notice. Police reported a truck pulled down a utility pole and wires that are currently in the roadway. Residents are ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - The Montville Township Police Department responded to two car thefts this week, according to Captain Andrew Caggiano.  Caggiano reported a 2017 Land Rover was stolen from the resident’s driveway on Sunset Court sometime between 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8 and 8 a.m. on Wednesday, ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Fairfield Police Department is seeking help in finding Devonte D. Young, age 23, after he allegedly made terroristic threats towards a woman who confronted him for not being homeless and yet accepting donations as such and posted video of the confrontation on Facebook, according ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - The Montville Township Police responded to a residence on Kanouse Lane to investigate a burglary on Tuesday, Nov. 28, according to Captain Andrew Caggiano.   Caggiano said the burglary occurred between  9 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Nov. 28 when the suspect(s) entered into the residence ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - An armed robbery that occurred on Sunday, Nov. 26 in Montville Township is being actively investigated by the Montville Township Police Department, according to Police Chief Rudy Appelmann.  Appelmann said that at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, Montville Township police were ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - The Montville Township Police Department responded to a residence on Masar Road to investigate a burglary on Friday, Nov. 24, according to Captain Andrew Caggiano.   Caggiano said the burglary occurred between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Nov. 24 when the suspect(s) entered into the ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – If you see a Montville Township Police officer with a beard this month, it will be an extremely unusual sight, not seen since the 1980s. The police department is participating in No Shave November, a program in which men donate to charity in return for the opportunity to not shave ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - The Montville Township Police responded to a residence on Patrick Court on Wednesday to investigate the theft of a 2017 Jeep, according to Captain Andrew Caggiano. Caggiano said the vehicle had been taken from the resident’s driveway sometime between 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. on ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - A car overturned in the area of 91 Boonton Avenue on Wednesday, Oct. 25, according to Montville Township Police Captain Andrew Caggiano. Caggiano said there was a single car accident at around 3:30 p.m. where the driver lost control of the car and left the roadway on the bend ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - The Montville Township Police Department responded to the report of a robbery at the 7-11 on Changebridge Road on Monday, Oct. 2, according to police captain Andrew Caggiano. Caggiano said the store clerk gave money to a man who "had his hand in his coat pocket pointing an object ...

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