Police & Fire

November 11, 2019

MONTVILLE, NJ – Carbon monoxide detectors save lives, and the chiefs from two towns are encouraging residents and business owners to make sure their systems are in top form after a carbon monoxide event in town had a safe outcome due to the devices. On Thursday, Nov. 7 at about 1:30 p.m., Pine ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ— A car fire in Montville was quickly extinguished Friday morning. At approximately 10:15 a.m. on Nov. 8, police officers responded to V&V Recycling Center, also known as Garden State Recycling, on Route 202 for a car fire, according to Police Chief Andrew Caggiano. Vehicles ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will arrive on Nov. 4 to examine all aspects of the Montville Township Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services. “Verification by the team that ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – A vehicle was stolen overnight in Montville Township, and social media was ablaze with reports of suspicious activity across the township, including one homeowner who posted security camera video of a potential thief entering her car. A 2019 Mercedes was taken from a driveway on ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – A motor vehicle accident on Route 202 resulted in two fatalities Friday night. Two vehicles collided at the intersection of Heritage Court and Route 202/Main Road at about 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, according to a release from the Morris County Prosecutor’s office. In the rear passenger ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Pine Brook Volunteer Fire Department welcomed its new 55-foot ladder truck with a wetdown party Sept. 21. A wetdown is like an initiation for a piece of first responder equipment. When you christen a ship, you break a champagne bottle on its stern. When you christen a fire ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - There was a four-hour stand-off between a Montville resident and police in the Longview at Montville townhome community this afternoon. According to a source who wished to remain unnamed, a resident caused a disturbance with one of their neighbors, then barricaded themself in ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Morris County Sheriff’s CrimeStoppers division reports that this week’s spotlighted crime is a Montville case. The Montville Township Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in the thefts of 23 black and white aluminum signs and four brackets from locations ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township police are reporting a burglary in the Valhalla section of the township last night. According to the police social media post, a residence on Pond View was broken into on Friday, Sept. 13. Police were alerted to the situation at approximately 8 p.m. when the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – Parsippany police and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating a body found inside a home on Old Bloomfield Avenue in Parsippany, which is just across the border from Montville and connects with Bloomfield Avenue. Not many details were released on the case by County ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Two Montville men were arrested on Sept. 3 in the aftermath of a traffic stop; one fled and tried to hide behind a fence at a residence on Waxberg Lane as reported by TAPinto Montville. Patrolman Robert Jeannette conducted a motor vehicle stop in the parking lot of the Montville ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Montville Township and Parsippany Police departments responded to an incident on Waxberg Lane in Pine Brook on Tuesday, Sept. 3. At approximately 4:20 p.m., residents, including Stephanie Sharratt, were questioned by police about whether they had seen a white male run through the ...

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ORLANDO, FL – A vacationing New Jersey state trooper saved a girl from drowning in Florida last week, NJ State Police reported. While vacationing in Florida on Aug. 23, Trooper I Charles Travis was near a resort swimming pool when he heard someone calling for help. Travis entered the pool, ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – A man is confirmed dead after he ran in front of a tractor trailer early Thursday morning during a traffic stop by a Montville Township police officer on Route 80 in Montville, state Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal said. Kevin Brian Cruz, 25, of Black River, N.Y. had a female ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Montville Township Police alerted residents that Horseneck Road is scheduled to be closed between Aug. 13 and Sept. 4. The alert indicated the closure would occur between Passaic Valley Road and Pine Brook Road on weekdays during the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Police further ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - The on-ramp to Rt. 287 south at Exit 47 in Montville was closed for approximately 4 hours on Thursday, Aug. 8 due to a disabled tractor trailer. “The axle of the tractor trailer broke, which caused the truck to be stuck,” Montville Township Police Chief Andrew Caggiano ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – A two-car collision left a car overturned on Route 287 north in Montville Saturday evening. The Montville Township Police, Volunteer Fire Departments, and First Aid Squad responded with state troopers around 6:15 p.m. on July 27 to two cars that collided at mile marker 48 just ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Police Chief Andrew Caggiano announced that a man was struck and killed on Route 46 Thursday evening. Montville Township police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 46 west near the McDonald’s on July 25 at 9:15 p.m., Caggiano said. The responding officer discovered ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - According to Montville Township Police, there were two residential burglaries in Pine Brook on Wednesday, July 17.  Police reported the burglaries appeared to have occurred at approximately 9:20 p.m. at homes located on Lorraine Drive and Dogwood Circle. If anyone observed any ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Police, fire and first aiders responded to a rolled over SUV July 10. Wednesday morning just before 11 a.m., Montville Township Police, Montville Volunteer Fire Department and the Montville Township First Aid Squad were dispatched to Rockaway Valley Road near number 8, where a ...

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