Police & Fire

November 26, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – Some residents in the Valhalla section of Montville lost power at 6:30 a.m. Nov. 26 after a white SUV collided with a utility pole and the transformer on top of the pole caught fire, according to eyewitness Janet DePalma. The accident occurred on Valhalla Road, shutting down the ...

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IRVINGTON, NJ – Montville Township Police detectives assisted in the apprehension of two suspects arrested for the possession of substantial amounts of illegal drugs, and in the process helped to shut down a drug production mill. On Monday, Nov. 5, a commercial box truck was reported stolen in ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - The Montville Twp Police Department responded to a burglary call at 6:30 a.m. on Nov. 10 on Asa Street, according to Acting Chief Andrew Caggiano.  Caggiano said the crime occurred between Nov. 3 and Nov. 10 when the homeowners were not home. The homeowners reported numerous ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Thomas Kolding, who lives with his parents in Mountain Lakes is still missing, said Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp. In a press release, the Prosecutor's Office as well as Mountain Lakes Police Department continue to ask for the public's help locating him. According to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Over 50 agencies responded to the massive fire in Dover that destroyed six businesses, 10 apartments and displaced 80 residents. According to authorities, smoke was reported in the basement of Barry's Luncheonette in Dover at 3:29 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 22. First responders ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - Lindsay Ireland, a reporter who worked for several TAPinto.net sites and the Daily Record, died early Oct. 14 after being struck by a vehicle in Randolph, police said. The incident took place on Route 10 in the early morning, said Randolph police  Lt. Christopher Guiliani said ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Oct. 3 marked the Montville Township Police Department’s first Coffee with a Cop event, held at the Red Barn Restaurant in Towaco. Sponsored by the police and the Montville Township Drug Awareness Council, it was an opportunity for residents to meet the officers in town, ask ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - On Tuesday, Oct. 2, a local business called the Montville Township Police Department to report a stolen company truck, Acting Chief Andrew Caggiano said.  "The owner indicated that an employee, Gregory Borras, had not returned a company truck and [the owner] wanted to report it ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Sergeant Thomas Mooney took his oath of office from Montville Township Mayor Richard Conklin at the Township Committee meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 11. Mooney said, “I am proud to be part of the Montville Township Police Department and excited to become a sergeant. I am looking ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township police officers arrested a pair on Hook Mountain Road in Pine Brook found with four types of drugs, according to acting Chief Andrew Caggiano. On August 30 at 11:30 p.m., Patrolman David Chieppa received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area of 20 Hook ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Early Friday morning two men from Newark were taken into custody and arrested for burglary, acccording to Montville Township Police Chief Rudy Appelmann.  Appelmann said the Montville Township Police Department received a report of suspicious activity in the area of Breton Drive ...

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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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FAIRFIELD, NJ -  Fairfield police are investigating a reported attack on a woman in the driveway of her Horseneck Road home Thursday evening. According to police, at approximately 9:51 p.m. the Fairfield Police received a 911 call regarding an unknown suspect who assaulted the homeowner while ...

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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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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The driver of a school bus involved in a crash on Route 80 last week that killed two people faces two counts of second-degree vehicular homicide/death by auto, it was announced today. The driver, Hudy Muldrow, 77, of Woodland Park, attempted to make an illegal U-Turn on the ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Early Wednesday morning, a Montville teen was hit by a car while crossing the street to board the school bus, according to Montville Township Police Captain Andrew Caggiano. Caggiano said the Montville police responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle at 6:43 a.m.

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Law enforcement officers from the Montville Township Police Department will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey's UDrive. UText. UPay. enforcement campaign. Beginning April 1 and running through April 21, the high visibility law enforcement ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Law enforcement officers from the Morris County Park Police will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s UDrive. UText. UPay. enforcement campaign. Beginning April 1 and running through April 21, the high visibility law enforcement ...

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