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Bill Would Require Fire Suppression Systems in New Homes

January 21, 2019

TRENTON, NJ – In 2016, 53 people in New Jersey loss their lives in a fire and another 239 sustained injuries from deadly blazes. Legislation sponsored by state Assembly members Annette Quijano, Joe Danielsen and Annette Chaparro hopes to prevent such deaths and injuries as part of the “New Home Fire Safety Act.” 

The measure cleared the Assembly Housing and Community ...

Thefts Reported From 8 Postal Boxes in Morristown; Police

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morristown Police are alerting residents that eight blue United States Postal Service collection mailboxes have been vandalized.

According to police, the mailboxes were damaged and/or pried open during the first week of January. There is reason to believe that mail was possibly stolen from the mailboxes during this incident, they said. Morristown Police ...

Images of Suspect Released in Local Armed Robberies

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The Morris County Prosecutor's Office has released images of the suspect in relation to the armed robberies.

The assailant is described as a black male, thin build, approximately 20- to-25 years old, carrying a black handgun. He was wearing black pants, a black and white top, grey hoodie sweatshirt, gloves and a ski mask.

The armed robberies occurred at the ...

Morris Prosecutor Investigates Multiple Armed Robberies

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Law enforcement authorities are investigating two armed robberies, announced  Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp.

Both incidents occurred on January 10, 2019.

Police have stated that at approximately 12:13 a.m.,  officers were dispatched to the Exxon Gas Station, located on Route 10 East in East Hanover, on a report of an armed robbery.  ...

Job Opportunities in the Morristown AND Morris Township Police Department

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Looking for a new job in the new year? The Morristown Police Department as well as the Morris Township Police Department are hiring. 

The Morristown Police Bureau has two openings; Class II Special Police Officer and Class III Special Police Officer and the Morris Township Police Department is looking for a Special Law Enforcement Officer Class III.

The Morristown ...

78 Year Old Man and Wife Die in East Hanover Fire

EAST HANOVER, NJ - There was a fatal fire in East Hanover on January 4th, where the two residents of the home perished in the flames; said Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp.

According to the Prosecutor's Office, the investigation revealed that Robert Dundermen (age 78) and Cynthia Dundermen (age 75) died in the fire. The fire, according to authorities, began in ...

Missing Boonton Man

BOONTON, NJ -- The Town of Boonton Police Department is asking for the public's assistance to help locate a missing 53-year-old town resident.
 
Sean Stohl was reported missing on Nov. 21 by an acquaintance who last reported seeing him on Nov. 19 at his residence. Stohl has had no contact with family or friends since that date. He is considered endangered at this time due to ...

Stay Safe This New Year’s Eve with these Tips

MORRISTOWN, NJ - As you head out to your New Year's Eve celebration tonight, take into consideration that 6 p.m. on December 31 to 6 a.m. on January 1 are the most dangerous hours of the year to drive or ride in a car on our nation’s roadways.

If possible, avoid being on the road during that window of time. If your celebrations will include alcohol, consider these tips to help ensure ...

Morris Township Police Officer makes arrest for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  Morris Township police officer, Kojo Yeboah was patrolling Normandy Heights Road where recent vehicle burglaries and thefts have been occurring when he saw a car parked on the side of the road with its lights on, said police.

The officer approached the car and immediately detected the odor of marijuana, they said. 

During the investigation, a ...

Cedar Knolls Man Arrested After Struggle with Police Outside Bender's Bar in Hawthorne

HAWTHORNE, NJ - On Saturday night, police responded to a call that a patron at R.D. Bender's Bar had been stabbed in the finger with a dart, according to the Hawthorne Police Department.  When the police arrived at 9:43 p.m., the suspect had fled but his friend, Patrick Brennan, a 52 year old man from Cedar Knolls, NJ, had remained.  The police described the suspect as appearing ...

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