Morris County Prosecutor's Office Promotes Six

April 26, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp has announced the promotion of six people with the Morris County Prosecutor's Office. 

“Upon the retirement of Deputy Chief Denise Arseneault in February of this year, vacancies arose which necessitated several promotions.  I am extremely proud to announce the promotion of six outstanding members of ...

CASA of Morris and Sussex Recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month

MORRISTOWN, NJ—In honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, CASA of Morris and Sussex Counties is issuing a call to action for residents of the community to stand against child abuse and take action to support children who have been abused or neglected.

There are over 400 children in the foster care system in Morris and Sussex Counties. These children become part of the foster care ...

Ceremony in Morristown Recognizes National Crime Victims' Rights Week

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The 2017 National crime Victims' Rights Week will take place from April 2 through April 8. The recognition and remembrance ceremony will honor victims and advocates of victims' rights on Monday April 3 from 12:30pm to 2:00pm in the Board of Chosen Freeholders’ Public Meeting Room, 5th Floor, in the Morris County Administration & Records Building, ...

Morristown Juvenile Detention Officer Pleads Guilty to Use of Excessive Force

MORRISTOWN, NJ –  Juvenile Detention Officer Katria Thorne-Stevenson pled guilty to using excessive force during the course of duty, stated Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Morris County Department of Human Services Director Jennifer Carpinteri. On November 5, 2016, an investigation revealed that Thorne-Stevenson struck a juvenile in the face with a closed fist, said ...

Empty Gas Tank Thwarts Man's Attempt to Escape Police

DENVILLE, NJ - After being awakened by police as he slept in his car early Monday, a Florham Park man banged his vehicle into a police car, led officers on a high-speed chase and was eventually arrested in Boonton when he ran out of gas, police said.

The man, Christopher Iossa, 18, was found to be asleep inside a 2015 Ford Mustang parked alongside Route 46 at 4:39 a.m., said police. They said ...

Retrial in Morristown Dog Bite Case Returns a $850K Verdict

MORRISTOWN, NJ - On February 21, 2017, a Morris County jury returned an $850K verdict for a woman who suffered a dog bite facial injury and lumbar spine injuries in July 2012. 

“We wish to express our gratitude to the Morris County jury,” stated Andrew Fraser, partner at Sparta law firm, Laddey, Clark & Ryan. “This was a very unfortunate situation and Ms. Reid will ...

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