Police & Fire

December 15, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Dunellen man employed as a school custodian was arrested today on charges of inappropriately touching a six-year-old girl, authorities said. Arnoldo Veliz-Chamale, 61, of Dunellen, was charged today with one count of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child, and two ...

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Mayor Michael Soriano promoted Patrolman Jeffrey Magahan and Patrolman Brian Conover to the rank of Sergeant today. Sgt. Conover was promoted in the Council Chambers while Sgt. Magahan was sworn-in via video conference as he is currently deployed with the United States Air Force in Southeast ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Police join residents and neighbors in sending thoughts and prayers out to their brother in Mount Arlington who was a Police Officer struck by a car near Howard Boulevard. Here is the release from the Morris County Prosecutor: On December 11, 2018 at approximately ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany PBA Local 131 and the employees of the UPS Innovation Center located on Upper Pond Road collected over 250 toys for this years annual toy-drive. This year’s recipient was Jersey Battered Women's Services, an organization aimed at helping domestic violence victims and ...

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MENDHAM, NJ - Delbarton student and Mendham resident, Luke McChesney had just been dropped off by the Delbarton school bus when he was hit by a vehicle, said his mother, Deborah McChesney. According to Deborah McChesney, her 14 year old son, Luke,  was in the crosswalk by the Kings Shopping ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Starting at approximately 5:00 PM today, the NJDOT will be closing down the ramp from Route 46 West onto Waterview Blvd South so work can be done on the storm drainage system. The ramp will be reopened by Saturday evening.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ -  There is a motor vehicle accident in Parsippany-Troy Hills on Rt. 287 Southbound at mile marker 48.  NJ State police is on scene.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a gas leak in Parsippany at 1739 NJ-10. Fire Department is on the scene with the gas leak being inside a commercial structure. Awaiting gas company to arrive.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ = Congratulations to Officer Dean Spadavecchia on graduating the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy Class #91! Ptl. Spadavecchia will begin his three-month field training program next week. We wish the best of luck to Ptl. Spadavecchia as he begins his career with the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Struck by the determination of a man who rides a bicycle to work each day on Route 46 in all types of weather, a Roxbury policeman has so far purchased the fellow two replacement bikes. The generosity of the officer, Roxbury Police Patrolman Silvio Valdes, was heralded today by the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Between 9:00 AM and approximately 3:30 PM, Old Bloomfield Ave will be reduced to 1 lane which will be alternated in both directions while they mill the roadway. Please plan accordingly.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There was a reported Gas leak at 18 Rutgers Lane outside the apartment building.  NJ Natural Gas is at the scene. 

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - After receiving anonymous tips about possible CDS sales in the Cedarbook Complex, the Parsippany Police Department’s Special Enforcement Unit (SEU), led by Detective Sergeant T. Lesiak, initiated an investigation. After a short investigation, Elliot Stevens and Thomas Rafferty were ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - In one of the most heinous murders to shock the state of NJ in decades, Keith Caneiro, his wife, Jennifer, and their two children, ages 11 and 8, were murdered in a targeted homicide, the Monmouth County prosecutor said during a press conference last Wednesday. This is a shocking and ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Patrol Officer R. Appel and S. Kurza responded to Target for a reported shoplifting. Upon their arrival, they spoke to Loss Prevention personnel who advised them that they stopped a male from exiting the store, after they observed him remove a cellphone case from the packaging and ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — A male was shot in the wrist at The Mills at Jersey Gardens on Black Friday evening according to a statement released by Mayor Christian Bollwage. The mall was evacuated, he said. According to Bollwage, the victim was in the hallway near Tommy Hilfiger and Marshalls when he was ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Multiple units responded to a residence on Powder Mill Road for a burglary in progress. Detective Sergeant T. Lesiak was the first to arrive on scene and began to gather information from the victim. As Patrol Officer G. Tosh approached the scene, he was flagged down by a Verizon ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - There is a fire at 2 Patriots Road. Parsippany Chief is on site.  The smoke in the structure has been upgraded to a structure fire.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is an Overturned Automobile at I-80 East bound at mile marker 43.  Units are reporting an overturned auto with a person with a diabetic emergency.  

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MADISON, NJ - Madison Police Detectives Ken Shannon and Adam Riley arrested Jesse J. Kimball, 48 of Madison, NJ in the early morning hours of Nov. 18 for vandalism throughout the borough.   "The spray paint vandalism depicted racial slurs that were targeted at a veteran Madison Police Officer, " ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County has developed a first-of-its-kind program to offer medical support and care for police dogs working with the county Sheriff’s Office in critical situations.     The dogs will receive treatment from a specialized group of tactical medics who make up the Office of ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A vehicle traveling on Union Avenue was struck by the NJ Transit Gladstone Line train at the intersection of Union and Rose avenues in New Providence on Thursday evening around 6 p.m. after leaving the Murray Hill Station. The female driver was brought to Morristown Memorial ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The rapidly developing snowstorm has dumped upwards of an inch an hour to the area since 1:30 p.m on Thursday afternoon and has caused major traffic disruptions around Parsippany and the region as rush hour approached. The Parsippany Police have reported upwards of 25 accidents ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Crews are actively treating the roadways. The Parsippany Police ask you to refrain from driving unless absolutely necessary until the road conditions improve. They have already responded to over 25 motor vehicle crashes or disabled motor vehicles due to the storm.

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Authorities Announce Missing 15 Year Old Male from Mountain Lakes, New Jersey has been LOCATED Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson Jr., and Mountain Lakes Police Chief Shawn Bennett announce that Thomas Kolding, ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a two tractor trailer accident at Rt. 80 and Rt. 280.  The police are at the scene.  One of the trucks is leaking fuel.  Fire Department is called in. There are traffic delays.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Patrol Officer G. Tosh responded to a residence on Winfield Drive for a reported stolen motor vehicle. Upon his arrival, he spoke to the victim who advised him that he parked his 2017 Jeep Cherokee in his driveway at approximately 10:15 PM on 11/7/18 and when he woke up on 11/8/18 ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a possible CO incident at 25 Crescent Drive.  Fire Department is on the scene. There is a CO Alarm at Parsippany Rescue and Recovery building with one patient complaining of feeling light headed.

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Authorities Seeking Public Assistance in Locating Missing 15 Year Old Male from Mountain Lakes, New Jersey. Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson Jr., and Mountain Lakes Police Chief Shawn Bennett are seeking the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Patrol Officers Taylor and Abrusci responded to the parking lot of Galleria 10 on a reported burglary to a motor vehicle. Upon their arrival, the victim advised them that the driver’s side rear window on their vehicle was shattered and approximately $1,500.00 worth personal items ...

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