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Police: Roxbury Woman Calls 911 More Than 20 Times, Assaults Cops

August 14, 2018

MOUNT OLIVE, NJ - A Succasunna woman called 911 more than 20 times on Monday then spit on and kicked police who came to the Budd Lake apartment from which she made the calls, police said today.

The woman, Shealyn Curley, 27, faces charges of aggravated assault on a police officer, throwing bodily fluids at an officer, creating a false public alarm, lewdness and disorderly conduct, said ...

Roxbury Runaways Found OK in New Brunswick

ROXBURY, NJ – Two 15-year-old Roxbury boys with behavioral problems, who ran away from a residential facility last Friday, were found today in New Brunswick after they called relatives.

The boys, Jason Stevens and Matthew Canfield, left the Bonnie Brae residential school for boys in Basking Ridge on Aug. 10, said Stevens’ grandmother, Annette Vilagos, and Canfield’s mother, ...

Roxbury to Create No-Passing Zones at Firehouses

ROXBURY, NJ – In an effort to stop drivers from passing fire trucks and ambulances returning to firehouses, the township will establish official no-passing zones in front of the buildings, paint warning lines on the roads there and teach firefighters to use reflective “paddles” to hold traffic.

The measures, approved at a recent meeting of the Roxbury Mayor and Council, are ...

Morris Residents Warned About Summer Motor Vehicle Burglaries and Thefts

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Over the past month, there has been a rash of early morning motor vehicle 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., with criminals targeting cars parked in driveways or streets. In some ...

A Sign to Honor 90-Year-Old Roxbury Firefighter, Still Going Strong

ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury’s longest-serving firefighter, Lou Bizzari of Ledgewood, will be honored in May with a special sign on the road where he lives.

Bizzari is 90 and he’s been a Roxbury firefighter for 69 years. The erection of a “street blade” on Mt. Arlington Road would take place to coincide with him reaching 70 years of active ...

Guards with Guns OK in Roxbury Schools

ROXBURY, NJ – Former law enforcement officers working as security personnel in Roxbury schools will be permitted to carry handguns on the job under a policy approved recently by the school board.

Only security officers who meet state qualifications, including State Police review, will be allowed to carry the concealed handguns and they will be placed on administrative leave any time they ...

Roxbury Woman Threatened Others with Knife in Hackettstown Altercation, say Police

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ - A Roxbury woman grabbed a knife and waved it around during a 2 a.m. dispute outside a Hackettstown pub before being tackled and disarmed, police said.

The woman, Alana Mitchell, 22, of Succasunna, ended up being charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon, according to Hackettstown ...

Roxbury PBA's 13th Wiffleball Tournament; Having Fun and Helping Kids in Need

ROXBURY, NJ - Raising money for children with illnesses, 45 teams of all ages faced off at Horseshoe Lake Park on Saturday at the Roxbury PBA’s wiffleball tournament. It was the thirteenth installment of the popular event.

The tournament this year is raising money for fourth grader Matthew Adonis, who is fighting a brain tumor, and five-year-old Samantha Russell, who is combating ...

Thieves Steal from Unlocked Vehicles in Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ - People continue to leave their cars unlocked and thieves continue to find out, according to Roxbury police.

The department said it is investigating several thefts of items that were taken from vehicles left unlocked. The incidents took place on Laurie Road, Rogers Drive and Arnold Road, police said.

The department urged people to not make bad behavior so ...

Roxbury Cops' 13th Wiffleball Tournament: A Fun Day to Help Sick Kids

ROXBURY, NJ – More than 20 teams have signed-up so far for the Roxbury PBA’s annual wiffleball tournament and its co-organizer, Roxbury Police Patrolman Brian Feeney, expects there will be more.

The July 14 tournament, the 13th, is taking place at Horseshoe Lake Park in Succasunna. The event, open to both adults and minors, raises money for local children fighting serious ...

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