Law & Justice

October 20, 2018

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp announced that on Saturday, Oct 27, a second National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Program will take place. National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is a twice yearly event coordinated nationally by the U.S. Dept. of Justice and Drug ...

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On October 17, 2018, Supervising Assistant Prosecutor Samantha DeNegri and Detective Supervisor Patrick LaGuerre of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office provided an educational assembly for the 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade students at Chatham Middle School. The assembly focused on bias crimes and ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Many dogs who are surrendered to the animal shelter not once, but twice, don’t get another chance, but Boomer not only got a second chance – he is helping Morris County residents in an important way. After 14 weeks of training, Boomer is now a certified Morris County Sheriff’s ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp has announced that the County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey (CPANJ) has announced  the recipients winners of this years scholarship awards. Knapp is also the CPANJ President. The association awards scholarships to current ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ  –Zachary S. Brawer, 32, of Lincoln Park, N.J., was sentenced to five years in prison, including 20 months of parole ineligibility, by Superior Court Judge Thomas J. Critchley Jr. in Morris County for distributing child pornography on the internet, said Attorney General Gurbir S.

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson, Jr., are pleased to congratulate Assistant Prosecutor Robert Preziosi on his recent promotion to the rank of Major in the United States Army Reserve. The promotion ceremony was held on September ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announced a six year prison sentence for a Kinnelon man on weapon and drug charges. Richard Spielman entered guilty pleas to first degree Maintenance of a Controlled Dangerous Substance Production Facility and Second Degree Unlawful ...

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Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon invites all interested students, ages 14-20, to see what Police Exploring is all about.  Law Enforcement Exploring offers members access to varying dimensions of the criminal justice and corrections vocations through experiential learning.  Exploring also ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- School Business Administrator Adrian Pollio has resigned from her position effective immediately and is facing criminal charges, district officials confirmed today. School board members were notified earlier today by Acting Superintendent Rosemary Marks that Pollio was "processed ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A Landing moving company was one of 29 named by the state today as the target of a statewide sting operation into unlicensed movers. The company, Avelar Trucking & Moving, describes itself online as being “fully insured and licensed.” However, state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ- Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces the arrest of Shamus McGuire, age 48, of Randolph, NJ, for three counts of fraud.  Shamus McGuire was charged with one count of second degree Insurance Fraud, one count of second degree Healthcare Claims Fraud, and one count of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A home on Normandy Parkway in Morristown was purchased by a Florida man who has been charged with two counts of theft by deception. David A. Seigerman a former financial representative of Morgan Stanley and Janney Montgomery Scott has been arrested, announced Morris County ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Kayron Jackson, aka Alkama Jackson, aka “Keys”, age thirty-eight (38), of Mount Olive, New Jersey, has been convicted and sentenced for his involvement in the May 2017 death of Jennifer Ward, age thirty-five (35), in Jefferson Township, New Jersey, announced Morris County ...

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WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Education today proposed a new package of higher education regulations aimed at protecting student borrowers, holding higher education institutions accountable for misrepresentation and fraud and providing financial protections to taxpayers by at-risk ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Two years after they were arrested, the owners of the Smiles II go-go bar in Ledgewood, and seven associates - including an Edison man - were indicted this week by a state grand jury, officials said today. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal today said the grand jury asserted Kevin ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Keith Enlow of Pequannock pleaded guilty to theft be deception before Honorable Thomas Critchley on July 9. Enlow, a former registered representative at Merrill Lynch convinced the victim to move her money into an online brokerage account which he claimed he would manage, said ...

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Morristown, NJ-- Local Kiwanis Clubs of Greater Hamburg, Mount Olive, and Sussex have joined together to support Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Morris and Sussex Counties’ Project Graduation. The clubs are donating money to purchase gift cards which will be distributed to children and ...

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NEWARK, NJ – The largest health care fraud and opioid enforcement action ever taken by the Justice Department resulted in three guilty pleas and five arrests in New Jersey involving a South Jersey-Philadelphia drug trafficking ring that sold more than 1,100 oxycodone pills and multiple individuals ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Hard work, dedication and years of service do not go unnoticed at the Morris County Prosecutor's Office. On Monday, June 18, Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp presented Donna M. Grady and Julian Lockett Hill, Jr.  two Morris County Prosecutor’s Office employees with ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Four scholarship opportunities are available thanks to the County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey. They are the Oscar W. Rittenhouse, The Andrew K Ruotolo, Jr., The Harris Y. Cotton and the John H. Stamler Memorial Scholarships. The association annually awards scholarships to ...

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NEWARK, N.J. – A civilian employee at Picatinny Arsenal today admitted his role in a scheme that traded bribes and other gratuities for favorable treatment on government contracts, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Joseph Gooch, 60, of Morristown, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S.

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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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Morristown, NJ— Morristown residents Paula Davidoff, Frank Mertz, Anita Charette, Jessica Fiddes, and Krisann Henry were among a group of volunteers sworn in as Court Appointed Special Advocates who will advocate for the best interests of children who have been removed from their homes due to ...

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NEWARK, N.J. – Five individuals were sentenced today for bribing doctors in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running and elaborate scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, New Jersey, its president and numerous associates, U.S. Attorney Craig ...

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New York Man Found Guilty of Possession with the Intent to Distribute One Kilogram of Cocaine MORRISTOWN, NJ - A Morris County jury found Juan E. Liranzo (age 33) of Bayside, New York guilty of one count of first-degree Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance with the Intent to Distribute ...

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TRENTON – Responding to growing threats to the online privacy of New Jersey’s residents, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced plans  to create a new civil enforcement unit, known as the Data Privacy & Cybersecurity (DPC) Section, within his office. The new DPC Section will be housed ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  Central New Jersey Assemblymen Roy Freiman (D-16th) and Andrew Zwicker (D-16th) have introduced a bill to raise the minimum age to buy rifles and shotguns in New Jersey. Under current law, handguns cannot be sold to anyone under 21 although licensed gun dealers in the state are ...

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Morristown, NJ, May 2, 2018—Last month, Court Appointed Special Advocates of Morris and Sussex Counties partnered with local school districts, law firms, and businesses in Morris and Sussex Counties for its annual “Go Blue for CASA” fundraiser. In an effort to raise awareness for children in ...

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NEWARK, NJ -  Joyce Eliabachus, a/k/a/ Joyce Marie Gundran Manangan of Morristown was arrested at her home on April 24. She is charged with smuggling over $2 million worth of aircraft components from the United States to Iran in violation of export control laws, announced U.S. Attorney Craig ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - On the afternoon of Tuesday, April 17, 2018, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office hosted the first of their four “21-County, 21st Century Community Policing Project” programs. The “21/21 Community Policing Project” was implemented by New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal ...

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