Police & Fire

September 14, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - During the overnight hours, a vehicle was stolen from a home on Georgian Road, said Morristown Police. According to authorities, on Thursday morning a Morristown resident notified police that a 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee had been stolen from their residence during the overnight ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Pedro Lopez-Hernandez of Morristown was arrested and charged with theft, stated Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp in a press release. According to authorities, The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) was the victim of a business email scheme. The company ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Students in the Morris School District will be entering the second week of school with Special Law Enforcement Officers in every middle and elementary school. Morristown Bureau of Police has announced that Officer Deanna Dietrick will continue at Morristown High School. Officer ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  A home on Tall Timber Drive in Morris Township was burglarized during the early morning hours of Monday September 3, stated police. Around 4am on Monday morning, two suspects took the keys to a 2018 Range Rover from inside the unoccupied home and stole the vehicle from the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown residents are being asked to use simple crime prevention methods after several burglaries in Morris Township. In a press release, Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty and Police Chief Peter Demnitz ask residents to use the following tips: Use motion-sensored lighting ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Correctional Facility, located in Morristown, has modernized its classrooms within the facility. The new technology will be used to further an inmate's education. The classroom within the jail has new computers and software that will be used for educational ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Lock your car doors. That is what residents in Morris Township are being told after two recent thefts.  "We are urging residents to always lock their vehicle and home doors during the overnight", said Morris Township Police Chief Mark DiCarlo.  "We also encourage residents ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Morris Township Police are investigating a Road Rage incident that left a motorcyclist injured. A motorcyclist was purposely struck by a vehicle on Sunday August 5 near 435 South Street, said police. Reports indicate that the accident happened at 3:15pm. According to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Over the past month, there has been a rash of burglaries and thefts across Morris County, with the burglars and thieves at work while most residents are asleep, according to Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon. Most of these incidents are occurring between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m., ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - A sketch of the man suspected to have committed an armed burglary in Morris Township has been released by police.  According to authorities, the suspect is described as a black male, with an athletic build, approximately 5-6” to 5-8”. The suspect is believed to be in his ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Morris Township Fire Department has been awarded a $13,000 Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) Grant.   In 2016 the department was awarded a $15,000 HMEP grant. Training, provided by the Miken Safety Group, took place at Fire Headquarters with a concluding ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  Police are confirming that there is an active, ongoing investigation of an alleged burglary and shot fired on Frederick Place in Morris Township on Saturday July 28. According to police, at approximately 8:15 pm., police were notified of an alleged burglary on Frederick ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - There is an active police investigation in the area of Frederick Place in Morris Township, announced police. According to Captain Mark DiCarlo, there was a shot fired during an attempted burglary near Frederick Place on Saturday evening. No one was hurt, stated ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Motorists and visitors coming through Morristown on Thursday night should anticipate several road closures, delays and detours due to a 5K race. The Verizon Corporate Challenge will take place in Morristown on Thursday July 19 at 7:30pm. There will be no parking after 4pm on ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Residents of Morristown, Somerville, Bridgewater and surrounding communities are mobilizing for action after they found posters around town promoting Identity Evropa, which the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has labeled a white supremacist group. According to Bridgewater resident ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  An active investigation into the fatal hit and run that occurred in Morristown on Wednesday June 27 has been confirmed by Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Morristown Police Chief Peter Demnitz. Authorities have confirmed that they are currently investigating a ...

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PATERSON, NJ – A law requiring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to create a national cancer registry for firefighters to monitor and study the relationship between career-long exposure to dangerous fumes and toxins and the incidence of cancer in firefighters so to develop better ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County’s Annual ‘National Night Out’ returns to Mennen Sports Arena in Morris Township on On Tuesday, August 7, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.,. Hosted by the Morris County Park Police and the Morris County Park Commission, this evening overflows with excitement and activities for ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris Plains Police Department will be sitting down with community over coffee this Saturday June 23. The community is invited to come to the Morris Plains Dunkin Donuts on June 23 to ask questions, voice concerns and meet officers at the Morris Plains Dunkin Donuts on ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The fast moving storm that brought rain and wind to the Morristown area last night, caused additional damage. A man who was traveling on Ford Avenue near Franklin Street was struck by a large falling tree.  According to reports, there were two motorists who were injured. Both ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Motorists are being advised that there will be road closures and delays on Sunday May 20 due to the Superhero Half Marathon and Relay taking place in town.  Police are advising that delays may occur between 8:30am and 11:30am on South Street, James Street, Woodland Avenue, ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -   Multiple Morris County residents have reported that they received automated phone calls advising them that they missed jury duty and are required to pay a fine, said the Morris Township Police Department to residents. These calls are fradulent, say police. The ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – After initially finding no cause for charges, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office is taking another look at the actions of a former Roxbury teacher’s aide accused of picking up a misbehaving 6-year-old pupil, holding him upside down and shaking him. The prosecutor’s office ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Police are advising residents of an incident that occurred in the township Friday evening.  According to police, a residence in the Harter Road area reported a burglary on Friday May 4. The resident reported that the incident took place between 6:45pm and 9pm and that the ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Local law enforcement, family and friends are joining together to find Amanda Rose Peterson, last seen 48 hours ago at a gas station on Route 46 in Parsippany. A missing persons report was filed with the East Hanover Police Department. They are asking anyone who may have seen ...

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MORRISTOWN --  Retired Morristown Fire Department Captain Richard Mikutsky has been appointed by Governor Phil Murphy to become Director of Division of Fire Safety and State Fire Marshal for the State of New Jersey, announced Morristown Officials.  The appointment began April 25.  The vacated seat ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Residents of Morristown, Morris Township and Morris Plain who have unwanted, unused, or expired medications will be able to safely dispose of them on April 28, as "Operation Take Back New Jersey" commences.  Under the auspices of the Drug Enforcement Agency, the Morris County ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - A home on Blackwatch Trail in Morris Township was bulglarized this week, said Morris Township Police Chief Mark DiCarlo. A home in the township was reportedly burglarized on April 17 between the hours of 8:30am and 4:15pm, said police. The homeowner stated that there was ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A flood watch is in effect for our area and most of New Jersey on Monday.   Dwyer Lane between Woodland Ave and Fanok Road is closed b due to flooding, police advised on Monday morning.  Speedwell Ave is flooding under the Morris Plains train underpass. Harter Road, between ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A man accused of recently leading police on a late-night foot-chase into a Roxbury cement plant was arrested Sunday in Morristown after again trying to flee, police said. The man, Michael Raymond, 41, was nabbed by Morris County Park Police on Sunday afternoon, said Park Police ...

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