Law & Justice

December 8, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Sheriff Jim Gannon presented the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Eagle Scout Award to Joshua Michael Knowle Of Parsippany BSA Troop 72. Joshua was surrounded by family and local officials as he received the prestigious award. Sheriff Gannon had this to say "Joshua is a sharp and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – About 75 members of the law enforcement, mental health and education fields in Morris County attended two days of training at the Morris County Fire and Police Academy Nov. 27 and 28 to learn about assessing the behaviors of potential threats with the intention of preventing school ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  If anyone calls on the phone says they are from the Morris County Sheriff's Office and asks for money, that's a scam, said the Morris County Sheriff's Office.  In the most recent scam calls, the caller (sometimes via voice message) uses an agency number for Caller ID and ...

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NEW JERSEY — Police officers across the state are now restricted from asking you certain questions because of a directive issued by state Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal. Grewal’s policy — which applies to all state, county and local law enforcement agencies — also limits the types of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Law Enforcement dogs will now be offered the same services as human responders thanks to a new program unveiled today. This first-of-its-kind program offers medical support and care for the county’s front-line law enforcement K-9’s that work alongside the Sheriff’s Office response ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson, Jr. announce the sentencing of Maurice Pearson, age 31, with a last known address in Pine Brook, on aggravated manslaughter and simple assault charges. On or about April 10, 2015, officers ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The FBI intercepted a suspicious package addressed to U.S. Sen. Cory Booker's Camden office, according to officials. The FBI confirmed yesterday morning, October 26, that a suspicious package — similar to the other packages found in New York and Washington D.C. this week that ...

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NATIONAL -- Labor Day, the first Monday in September, was created by the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.  The first state bill was introduced into the New York legislature, but the first to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - One of the eight former Rutgers University football players facing charges from a credit card fraud scheme was released from jail today without bail after a brief court hearing in which the defendant appeared via a video connection from the county jail. Brendan Devera, ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Daniel Castro put his head on the water bottle he clutched between his shackled hands as he sat on an airplane bound for detention centers, first in Nebraska then Louisiana. He resigned himself to the sobering fact he was being deported back to Nicaragua. What worried him more than ...

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BELMAR, NJ — A male body was found this morning under the Belmar boardwalk at Ninth Avenue, according to reports. While the Monmouth County Medical Examiner's Office was at the scene on Ocean Avenue at about 8:15 a.m. on June 16, a spokesman for the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office referred ...

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Morristown, NJ— Parsippany residents Diana Burgos and Joan Mahon were among a group of volunteers sworn in as Court Appointed Special Advocates who will advocate for the best interests of children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or abandonment. On May 17, 2018  The ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The parents of a 6-year-old special needs student who, according to authorities, was hung upside down and shaken by a frustrated teacher's aide in March, filed a notice of tort claim today, the first volley of a forthcoming lawsuit. The notice says the Landing couple intend to sue ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Nearly four years after 19-year-old Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin, a 2013 graduate of Seton Hall Prep, was gunned down on Walker Road in West Orange by a man who recently pled guilty to six charges, including charges of first-degree terrorism and murder, Ali Muhammad Brown was ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A free Legal Clinic and Resources Expo is scheduled for all Morris County Veterans on  Friday, April 27.  The event will take place at the Morristown Municipal Building, 200 South Street, third floor senior citizens room from 11am - 2pm.  Free coffee and donuts will be ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - According to numerous news reports, corruption and bribery charges against U.S. Senator Bob Menendez are being dropped by the Justice Department. Senator Menendez released the following statement through his Communications Director, Tricia Enright: “From the very beginning, I ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – This is a story about Scruffles and it is not a happy one. Scruffles was an 8-year-old bulldog, a pet loved by Danielle DiNapoli and her family. Their story has gone viral on Facebook with more than 14,000 shares and nearly 10,000 comments, leading DiNapoli to create a ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Christie Christie pardoned Joseph M. Longo, a Morristown businessman who in June 2016, was convicted in Middlesex County of tampering with public records. Longo was one of 10 people pardoned by the lame duck governor on Friday, December 22, and one of 29 people during the ...

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