Police & Fire

May 16, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ - During the overnight hours a car collided with a train near the Convent Train Station, according to authorities. The Morris and Essex Line Rail is suspended in both directions between Dover and Madison. No additional information was given on the collision. Injuries are unknown, ...

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MORRIS COUNTY — The community is being alerted to a nationwide safety recall of certain Kidde smoke detectors for failing to sound off during smoke conditions or a fire. The Consumer Product Safety Commission on May 6 announced the recall of some 225,000 Kidde smoke and combination smoke/carbon ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Law enforcement officers  who have died in the line of duty have been recognized by Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll and Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker during National Police Week which runs from May 9 through May 15, 2021. First created by presidential ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit reports that police are investigating a report of an attempted sexual assault perpetrated by an unknown actor posing as an Uber driver who was transporting the victim from New York City to Pennsylvania. The driver, described as a white male with a beard, ...

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Updated at 3:51 p.m. NEW JERSEY — Following an Amber alert issued Monday, authorities have found a 2-week-old baby reported missing, state police said. "Chinna Payne, a 2-week-old baby girl, of East Orange, N.J. has been safely located," state police said in a Facebook post. Police had ...

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The accreditation, a first for the Bureau, which was awarded to the Bureau on March 11, 2021, will be formally recognized for achieving Police Agency Accreditation in a press conference this Thursday, May 6, at 11am. The conference will take place in front of the Old Courthouse located at 56 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Morristown, according to BNN. The incident took place on Early Street. Motorists should avoid the area if possible. No other information is available at this time.   Read more: Morristown Zoning Board Delays Decision on Proposed ...

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SUMMIT, NJ — A 19-year-old Summit woman abducted off the street and locked in the trunk of her suspected kidnapper’s car narrowly escaped in a struggle with her captor, then helped police track the man down, records released Friday show. Shervon James, 33, of Union, is accused of first ...

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NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey State Police are currently looking for individuals who want to join their century-old elite police force.  The agency has more than 120 career paths with specialized training opportunities. State Troopers earn a starting salary of almost $65,000 per year with pension, ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Flanked by the state's top law enforcement officials, Governor Phil Murphy on Thursday announced a sweeping series of reforms aimed at reducing the epidemic of gun violence. The Governor said these wide-ranging proposals would build upon previous steps taken in recent years to reduce ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Saint Clare’s Health Denville Hospital announced that it experienced a fire from an air handler on Mon Apr 12. The morning fire effected one portion of one building, according to the statement. "As required, some patients were transported to other areas of the hospital, and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Quick action on the part of City of Summit Police Department officers resulted in the thwarting of an attempted abduction over the weekend, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo and Summit Police Chief Andrew Bartolotti jointly announced Sunday. Shervon James, 33, of the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Law enforcement use-of-force data, including statistics from Morristown and Morris Township, is now publicly available as part of a new statewide dashboard that debuted Tuesday. The Use of Force Dashboard tracks more than 3,000 New Jersey use-of-force cases from October through ...

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NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey State Police are currently looking for individuals who want to join their century-old elite police force.  The agency has more than 120 career paths with specialized training opportunities. State Troopers earn a starting salary of almost $65,000 per year with pension, ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The Morris Township Police Department is reminding motorists to not be a "distracted driver".  Distracted driving is a dangerous epidemic on America's roadways, say police. Statistics from the Office of the Attorney ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A man has been arrested in connection with the homicide on March 29, announced Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, New Jersey Transit Police Chief Christopher Trucillo and Morristown Police ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  A deceased male was found in the stairway of the Morristown Train Station, announced Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, New Jersey Transit Police Chief ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A possible homicide is being reported on Morris Avenue, according to BNN. The Morris County Sheriff's Office, Major Crimes Unit and NJ Transit Police have responded. This story will be updated as more information is released.   Read more: Murphy: Don't Expect More Easing ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -   Earlier this afternoon, a theft of used cooking oil was stolen from South + Pine Restaurant. According to police, the restaurant had barrels of used cooking oil stored in the rear of the building. At approximately 2:15pm on March 26, a grey van, occupied by three males removed ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — A Morristown man has been arrested and charged with forgery and theft by deception in connection with several cases in Bernardsville. Bernardsville Police Chief Kevin Valentine announced the arrest of Fabian Medina, 53, as the result of a seven-month investigation. The ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Madison Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction, beginning at 12:15 pm on March 17, said Morristown Police. According to reports, the delay will be from Rt. 287 to the entrance of Morristown Medical Center.  Motorists should expect delays for the next two hours.  ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Washington Street in Morristown will have a new water main installed. Eastbound Washington Street traffic will be detoured to Budd Street, Miller Street and Western Avenue, said Morristown Police.  Westbound Washington Street traffic will remain as normal. Uniformed officers ...

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MOUNT OLIVE, NJ - The Parsippany Police contacted the Mount Olive Police seeking help in finding a missing person.  The result of the investigation ended in a dead body found in Budd Lake.  The news release issued is below: Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A vehicle has been reported stolen, according to BNN. The vehicle was stolen from a residence on Elm Street, according to reports.  No other information was released. Residents are reminded to take their valuables from their vehicles and lock their doors.   Read ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Members of the Morris Township Police Department are part of the New Jersey State Police Motor Vehicle Crimes North Unit that charged six individuals after a multi-county auto theft investigation. The detectives recovered 30 work vans and pickup trucks as a result of ...

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The New Jersey State Police is seeking the public's assistance with locating Charlee Hertzog, 14, of Tabernacle Township, N.J. Charlee left her family's residence earlier today and was last seen driving a 2018 Toyota Tacoma, with New Jersey license plates E19NJT, in an unknown direction. She may ...

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The Morristown PBA Local 43 wanted to clarify the new marijauna laws for parents and residents. In a letter posted to Facebook, Dennis Bergman PBA Local 43 President stated the following: Parents and residents, The State Legislature drafted three Bills which Governor Murphy signed into Law ...

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NEW JERSEY — Earlier this week, Gov. Phil Murphy signed three bills to legalize recreational marijuana use in the Garden State and establish a regulated cannabis market within the next six months. Shortly after, however, the New Jersey State Policemen's Benevolent Association (PBA) issued a ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A road closure advisory in Morristown has been posted for Friday February 26 on Washington Street. The closure is due to ongoing construction. According to officials, west bound traffic on Washington Street will be detoured from Atno Avenue to Colonial Road until 5pm .  East ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A traffic advisory in Morristown has been posted due to ongoing construction. According to officials, west bound traffic on Washington Street will be detoured from Atno Avenue to Colonial Road until 5pm today.  East bound traffic on Washington Street will flow as normal. Mills ...

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