Police & Fire

November 16, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Snow conditions have resulted in numerous crashes, disabled vehicles and impassible roads in and around Morristown, stated the Morristown Police.  According to police, Route 287 northbound has been shut down to two lanes due to a vehicle fire. As a result, roads in Morristown are ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Law enforcement officials have stated that Thomas Kolding, the missing 15 teenager from Mountain Lakes, has been found. According to police, he is safe. Kolding has been missing since October 30. Law enforcement confirmed that he traveled by train from Denville to Newark – Broad ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris Plains Police Department will be sitting down with community over coffee this Saturday November 11 from 9am - 12noon at the Stop & Shop. The police department is supporting the Interfaith Food Panty so the officers ask that you bring a donation if you plan to stop ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Thomas Kolding, who lives with his parents in Mountain Lakes is still missing, said Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp. In a press release, the Prosecutor's Office as well as Mountain Lakes Police Department continue to ask for the public's help locating him. According to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County authorities are seeking help in finding a 15-year-old Mountain Lakes boy who has been missing since Oct. 30. In a statement, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Mountain Lakes Police Chief Shawn Bennett  said the boy, Thomas Kolding, who lives in Mountain ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Residents are invited to have coffee with a cop on Saturday November 3. Come to Stephanie's Deli, located at 121 Western Avenue in Morris Township from 8am - 10am. Talk about the community, current issues and get to know the officers in town.   Sign up to get all the news ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -- As a result of the recent domestic threats and attacks, Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon issued the following statement on Oct. 28: "In light of the recent mail bombing attempts, and following the horrific acts of murder and terrorism in Pittsburgh, I have asked that we ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ – In an effort to promote pedestrian safety and reduce the number of distracted motorists, the Morris Plains Police Department went undercover in a spotter exercise on Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Speedwell Ave. and Route 202 in front of the Morris Plains Train ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Over 50 agencies responded to the massive fire in Dover that destroyed six businesses, 10 apartments  and displaced 80 residents. The Morris Township Fire Department and Morris Plains Fire Department, were among the group of firefighters that responded to help contain the blaze.

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Halloween Half Marathon will take place on Sunday October 21, closing roads in Morristown, Morris Township and Chatham. The race will begin and end at 37 Maple Ave in Morristown. According to Morristown Police, there will be a closure of southbound Mt. Kemble Ave. (Rt. 202,) ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Beginning today, Thursday October 18,at 9am,  Martin Luther King Avenue, between Coal Avenue and George Street will close completely for seven days, said officials. Motorists will have to use Abbett Avenue, Ridgedale Avenue and Morris Street as well as Cory Road and Speedwell ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - Lindsay Ireland, a reporter who worked for several TAPinto.net sites and the Daily Record, died early Oct. 14 after being struck by a vehicle in Randolph, police said. The incident took place on Route 10 in the early morning, said Randolph police  Lt. Christopher Guiliani said ...

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Are your friends and family prepared in the event of a fire?  October is Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn about fire safety and develop a plan if danger strikes. In an effort to help families easily find fire safety information and learn more about the benefit of fire sprinklers, ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The Morris County Prosecutor's Office, along with the Florham Park Police are asking for the public's help regarding a bank robbery that took place on October 1 in Florham Park. At this time, police are releasing additional photographs of the suspect and the vehicle believed ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Members of the Morris Township Police Department as well as the Morristown Police Department, the Morris Plains Police Department and the Denville Police Department will be swapping out their regular uniform patches for pink patches throughout the month of October.  October is ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Two men have been arrested in connected with the armed burglary that occurred in Morris Township in July 2018. Twenty five year old Patrick Wolfe of East Orange and Newark and twenty year old Kyle Vaz of Morris Township and Newark have been arrested in connection to the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Several Morristown roads will be closed to vehicles on Sunday September 30 due to the Morristown Festival on the Green. The Festival will take place on Sunday on the Morristown Green from 12noon - 5pm. Beginning Saturday evening and continuing until Sunday evening, all roadways ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Already known for their willingness to rush headlong into emergency situations that most are running from, career firefighters in five North Jersey towns have announced that they will be giving their blood, literally, to help save others. The effort, sponsored by the New Jersey ...

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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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