Law & Justice

June 3, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Thirty year old, Adam J. Kylmko, a police officer with the Morris Plains Police Department has been arrested, announced the Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, and Morris Plains Police Chief Michael Koroski. Kylmko was ...

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Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Detective Supervisor Patrick LaGuerre of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Bias Crimes Unit joined a virtual town hall on May 29. Young Adult Sound Off!: Racism & Police Brutality discussion was organized by Morristown-based Calvary Baptist ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – The George Floyd police brutality protests that have quickly swept the nation this week were on full display Saturday evening in Morris County as hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists band together for a funeral procession and vigil in honor of the 46-year-old African American ...

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NEWARK, N.J. – A Morris County, New Jersey, man today admitted maliciously calling in a bomb threat to a religious institution, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. James Triano, 38, of Pompton Plains, New Jersey, pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Under the direction of Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, Special Enforcement Unit Detective Supervisor Ramon Lopez participated in a virtual substance use recovery event on May 13, 2020. Following a screening of the ...

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Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker announce the hiring of Ryan Thomas as detective for the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office. He will be assigned to the General Investigations Unit. On Monday, May 4, 2020, Prosecutor Knapp and Chief Kimker ...

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We are in the midst of a serious crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all of us with orders to stay at home, self-isolate and social distance and presents a number of unique challenges for family law practitioners. Unfortunately, some parties are taking that only too literally, weaponizing ...

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TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Colonel Patrick J. Callahan, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police, announced the following recent enforcement actions related to COVID-19, including those involving individuals in violation of Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 107: Cases ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Anekia Dawkins of Morristown was charged with violating the Executive Order for holding a party on Saturday April 4, announced Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Colonel Patrick J. Callahan, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police.  According to authorities, Dawkins had ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A joint federal-state task force has been created to investigate and prosecute a wide range of misconduct arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, announced goverment officials. The task force will probe unlawful hoarding of medical supplies, price gouging, charity scams, procurement ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - All municipal court sessions have now been suspended through April 26, announced town officials. Anyone with questions can call  973-292-6687 during regular business hours. Defendants may still make payments through the municipal court online payment system ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - On the day when 28  inmates at the Morris County jail were being released before finishing their sentences, due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic,one inmate tested positive. The inmate that tested positive for COVID-19 is being held in medical isolation, said ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  One officer at the Morris County Correctional Facility has tested positive for COVID-19, announced the sheriff's office in a press release. The officer is now self-isolating and ultraviolet light cleansing and special cleaning was done in the facility, said the sheriff's ...

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Morristown, NJ – Morris County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Section Detective Corporal Michael McMahon, and his police dog Kai, compete in the finals of Top Dog. The episode will air this Wednesday March 18. The episode, billed as the Tournament of Champions, aired on A&E network on Wednesday. 9pm - ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Morris Township Police Department welcomed two new officers to their department; Steven Windt and Joseph PIsciotto. Both officers completed the six month police academy and are ready to serve the community, said the department.  Due to the current situation of 'social ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Senator Anthony M. Bucco has introduced the “New Jersey Safe Haven for Protection of Domestic Companion Animals Act” to save pets from abandonment. The bill would allow an individual to anonymously surrender their pet to a staff member at any shelter, pound, veterinary hospital ...

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NEWARK,  NJ - Gary Scheer, managing member and sole investment adviser representative of Retirement Financial Advisors, LLC in Morristown sold more than $12 million of unregistered securities in New Jersey, including investments tied to Ponzi schemes and other fraudulent investment scams, announced ...

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TRENTON –Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a sex offender with a prior conviction for sexual assault on a minor pleaded guilty today to a new charge that, while on parole, he used chat apps to manipulate an underage girl in Wisconsin into sending him sexually explicit images of ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Three people have admitted to a scheme to steal checks worth more than $75,000 from the U.S. Postal Service in Chester New Jersey, announced U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito. According to reports, Nicole Georges, plead guilty to a charge of theft by mail and conspiracy to commit bank ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, First Assistant Prosecutor Thomas A. Zelante, Acting Chief of Investigations Chris Kimker, and Director of Morris County Critical Infrastructure Patrick Owens visited Dean Rabbi Moshe Herson and other administrators at the Rabbinical ...

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TRENTON, N.J. –  The bill designating the Seeing Eye® dog as the State Dog, has now been signed into law. The Seeing Eye, which is located in Morris Township, enhances the independence, dignity and self-confidence of people who are blind, through the use of their specially trained dog. According ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Rashid Davis, 28 years old, last known address Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital has been arrested in connection to the death at Greystone Psychiatric Hospital. According to authorities, hospital staff contacted law enforcement on December 31, 2019 regarding a death at the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -John Formisano—the off-duty Newark police officer who was arrested in July 2019 has been indicted on charges related to a fatal shooting of his estranged wife, announced Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp. On December 30, 2019, an indictment was returned by a Morris County ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Michael Barisone, age 54, of West Mill Road, Washington Township, has been indicted on charges related to a shooting that occurred in Washington Township, announced Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - On December 13, 2019, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office provided a training seminar for all Morris County school superintendents at Pequannock High School. The approximately two-hour training focused on bias crimes and incidents, and recognizing gang issues and violence in our ...

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TRENTON, NJ - A Probable Cause judgement has been made against a Morris County duplex owner for engaging in unlawful discrimination by refusing to accept a black man's rental application based on his race and by seeking to bar children from the rental unit, announced Attorney General Gurbir S.

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon swore in six new Morris County Sheriff's Officers who will start their duties in the Protective Services Division of the Sheriff's Office. The new officers are Haider Asif, Travis Dean, Stephen Nowatkowski, Jennifer Powers, Anthony Walsh and ...

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NEWARK – As residents gear up for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs are encouraging New Jerseyans to familiarize themselves with their rights as consumers, and to be cautious of potential fraud or deception during the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - After 398 submissions, the Morris County Sheriff's Office has decided on names for two of their newest puppies. The Belgain Malinois has been named JoJo, in memory of Officer Wargo and The labrador Retriever will answer to Odie, in memory of Officer Ohlsen. Dover Town Police ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A group of 80 police officers, school administrators and resource officers as well as mental health professionals in Morris County listened to a nationally renowned expert speak on school shootings. By terrible coincidence, former United States Secret Service Chief Research ...

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