Amphibious Vehicle Sinks in Roxbury Pond During Deer Rescue

March 19, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – An amphibious vehicle owned by Morris County, worth about $100,000, sank in the middle of a shallow Roxbury pond Sunday morning while being used to rescue a deer that fell through the pond’s thin ice.

The Hydratrek vehicle, being driven by Morris County Director of Law and Public Safety Scott DiGiralomo, took on water and sank soon after coming close to the deer ...

Nearly a Yard of Snow Predicted for Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ - As much as 30 inches of snow is now predicted to fall tonight through tomorrow on Roxbury, forcing the township to hire a subcontractor to help plow the roads and prompting police to warn against the use of Star Trek technology when clearing driveways..

In a statement issued at about 5 p.m., Roxbury Police and Roxbury Public Works Director Richard Blood said the township's ...

Roxbury Cops on Bikes Brave Cold to Collect Cash from Kids

ROXBURY, NJ – Attempting to ward off a frigid wind by wearing their Police Unity Tour jackets, several Roxbury policemen pedaled to township schools Friday to gather money donated toward their goal of riding in the annual charity bicycling event.

Preceded by police cars with flashing lights and blaring sirens, the officers – led by Roxbury Patrolman Silvio Valdes – collected ...

Car Crash Kills a Roxbury Man, Seriously Injures Another

ROXBURY, NJ – A Roxbury man died Sunday from injuries suffered in a Feb. 24 car crash that also injured another township man, police said on Wednesday.

The man, Michael Stoddard, 49, of Landing, was a passenger in a 1977 Ford Bronco that went off of Kings Highway shortly after 11 p.m., police said. They said they found the “heavily damaged” vehicle unoccupied when they ...

School "Wear Blue Day" to Help Roxbury Cops Ride Unity Tour

ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury police are nearing their goal of raising enough money to send 17 officers to the Police Unity Tour bicycle ride in May, an effort that should get a big boost March 3 when township schools will chip in with a “wear blue day” fundraiser.

As of Wednesday, the department’s Police Unity Tour “team page” showed that nearly $25,000 had been ...

Roxbury Students Help Police Honor Fallen Former Lieutenant

ROXBURY, NJ – Seventeen Roxbury police officers want to honor a departed colleague by riding in an upcoming charity bicycle tour, and students at Roxbury High School today launched an online fundraising campaign to help them do it.

The gofundme.com page, created by the Roxbury High School Interact Club, seeks to raise $10,000, to sponsor the 17 officers hoping to ride in the annual ...

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