parsippany

Law & Justice

September 10, 2021

WEST TRENTON, NJ - Juan A. Fernandez II, 18, of Towaco, N.J., has been charged with vehicular homicide as a result of a boating crash in Toms River that killed Corey T. Molinari, 19, of Whippany and injured 4 others, announced Colonel Patrick J. Callahan and Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D.

Read more »

We’ve joined up with more than 1,400 parents in New Jersey who believe these mask mandates are not a one size fits all solution to COVID. There are so many different circumstances among families where parents don’t want their children in a mask.  Parents should be the only authority that determines ...

Read more »

BRANCHBURG, NJ - State Sen. Kip Bateman and Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean’s legislation to increase penalties for hazing was signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy during a ceremony at Raritan Valley Community College Tuesday. In attendance were Piazza's parents, Jim and Evelyn Piazza; ...

Read more »

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The story that has gripped the emotions of Morris County residents gets more troublesome. The 3-year-old boy that was beaten to death at the OYO Hotel in East Hanover last week was done so by a slipper in the hands of his mother's boyfriend.  His 5-year-old sister was a witness ...

Read more »

TRENTON, NJ -- Drivers will need to take additional precautions when overtaking or passing pedestrians under a new state law. Motor vehicle operators will now be expected to approach people who are walking or riding devices such as bicycles and scooters with caution. “Safety is an issue that ...

Read more »

NEWARK, NJ – A Newark woman on Friday admitted to conspiring in a kickback scheme in exchange for prescription medications at her pharmacy job in Morris County authorities announced.  Magdalena Jimenez, 56, of Newark, pleaded guilty by video conference before U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp to ...

Read more »

SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Why do I need a power of attorney? All of my assets are in joint names. Are they? What about the car? Is that in joint names? Your IRAs are definitely not in Joint names. Someone may be named as beneficiary, but if you're disabled and money needs to be withdrawn from your IRA, ...

Read more »

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Robert J. Carroll was officially sworn in as Morris County Prosecutor on Friday, July 9, 2021, announced the Morris County Prosecutor's Office. Carroll has been serving in an Acting Prosecutor capacity since October 2020. The New Jersey Senate voted on June 30 to support ...

Read more »

SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Bob Bernstein, an attorney specializing in Estate Planning and Elder Law, spoke about the importance of having accurate and up-to-date legal documents in light of the coronavirus pandemic.  “One of the things that this pandemic has brought to light is the importance of the ...

Read more »

MORRISTOWN, NJ — A Dumont man whose drunken driving on Route 80 caused a crash that killed three people, including a former Roxbury High School student, was sentenced this week to 17 years in prison, said authorities. The man, Miguel Botero, 30, pleaded guilty last November to charges related to ...

Read more »

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A 30 year old Parsippany man has been arrested on a host of drug related charges. Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon, and Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker announced the arrest of Jeremy Mayes, 30, of Parsippany Troy-Hills, ...

Read more »

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 ...

Read more »

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Former Morris County Freeholder Candidate Mary Dougherty, wife of Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty was sentenced today for filing a false report with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission in connection with an illegal $10,000 campaign contribution, announced Attorney ...

Read more »

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- Police departments across New Jersey have made statements on the new cannabis law that was enacted on February 22, 2021, Now the Morris County Sheriff's Office has weighed in and has announced that the newly enacted cannabis decriminalization law needs reform already. The ...

Read more »

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The First Lady of Morristown and former Morris County Freeholder candidate, Mary Dougherty, has pleaded guilty today to filing a false report with the New Jersey Election Enforcement Commission (ELEC).  Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal made the announcement today regarding her ...

Read more »

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office cordially invites you to attend a live webinar community forum on “Bias Crimes and Reporting Procedures.” The forum will include information on what is a bias crime and proper reporting. The webinar will be held Jan. 25, 2021 from 6:00 PM ...

Read more »

TRENTON – Continuing efforts to deter the spread of COVID-19 and protect the public, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced that the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (“ABC”) has issued charges seeking to suspend the liquor licenses of 12 New Jersey bars and restaurants for ...

Read more »

This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. The article is available for reprint under the terms of Votebeat’s republishing policy. NJ SPOTLIGHT-- Tia Ryans voted for the first time on Nov. 3 after losing ...

Read more »

PARSIPPANY — Former Police Captain, James Carifi has achieved a legal victory today, December 14th when the Superior Court's Appellate Division granted Carifi a new trial in Carifi vs. the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills and the Governing body of the Township.  This suit was previously known to ...

Read more »

TRENTON – Ramping up enforcement of COVID-19 orders as the virus surges in New Jersey, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (“ABC”) today announced they are seeking to suspend the liquor licenses of 10 New Jersey bars and restaurants accused of violating ...

Read more »

NEWARK – As cybercriminals continue to find new ways to cash in on increased online traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bureau of Securities (“the Bureau”) within the Division of Consumer Affairs took emergency action today to stop an online investment scheme targeting users of the ...

Read more »

NEW JERSEY -- In addition to the Presidential, Senatorial, and Congressional races, voters in the state of New Jersey had to decide on three ballot questions, including the legalization of marijuana.  The Associated Press is reporting today that the results of the New Jersey Ballot questions ...

Read more »

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Former Morris Plains Police Officer Adam J. Klymko has been sentenced for unlawfully taking money from the PBA Local 254 operating and fundraising account, announced Morris County Acting Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Acting Chief of Investigations Christoph K. Kimker, and Morris ...

Read more »

NEWARK, N.J. – A U.S. Postal Service (USPS) mail carrier from Hudson County was arrested today for discarding mail, including 99 general election ballots sent from the County Board of Elections and intended to be delivered to West Orange residents, from his assigned routes in Orange and West ...

Read more »

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Four Morris County correction officers and a Morris County Sheriff’s officer pleaded guilty to drug charges in a multi-month investigation following a tip from the Morris County Sheriff’s CrimeStoppers Program. The officers’ charges, and Oct. 7 guilty pleas, arose from a ...

Read more »