Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Irvington man was wanted by the NJ State Parole Board and had a criminal history that included 13 felony convictions.
After a foot pursuit after a wanted man last year, two local officers were recently recognized. Morris Twp. Officer Clay Boeninghaus and Hanover Twp. Officer Paul Gundersdorf received the Distinguished Service Award from ASIS International on Tuesday. On July 14 last year, Hanover Township Police responded to a home invasion. The intruder—later indentified as Nisees Ingram, 26 of Irvington—got into the home by using the garage remote from the victim’s car parked in her driveway. When Ingram got inside, he told the homeowner that he didn’t want to hurt her and only wanted her car. He told her to go with him through her garage and into the car in the driveway. However, when the homeowner got into her car, she was able to lock the car doors…
Friday, May 3, 2013
Morristown cops said they saw the SUV filled with smoke.
New York Jets cut defensive end Claude Davis and cornerback Cliff Harris a day after they were arrested in Morristown and charged with possession of marijuana. They will go through the waiver process before becoming free agents. On Monday night, Davis and Harris—both from Parsippany—were with another man, Morristown resident Daniel Godfrey, who faces gun charges as well. Police said they found them in a smoke-filled SUV with a loaded handgun parked on Clyde Potts Drive. Officer Roberto Rosado approached an rented 2013 Chevy Tahoe around 9:20 p.m. after noticing that the car seemed like it was filled with smoke, said police. When Rosado walked up to the car, Davis, the driver, rolled down the window and Rosado smelled burnt marijuana, …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Morristown cops said they saw the SUV filled with smoke.
A Morristown resident faces gun and drug charges and two Parsippany men were charged with marijuana possession after Morristown police said they found them in a smoke-filled SUV with a loaded handgun parked on Clyde Potts Drive Monday night. Officer Roberto Rosado said he saw people sitting in a rented 2013 Chevy Tahoe around 9:20 p.m. The inside of the car seemed like it was filled with smoke, said police. When Rosado walked up to the car, he saw that there were three men inside. The driver, a 23-year-old Parsippany resident, rolled down the window and Rosado smelled burnt marijuana, said police. More police officers responded and found an unspecified amount of suspected marijuana in the back of the car and all three were arrested: 21-…
Friday, March 29, 2013
The man was charged with disorderly conduct and urinating in public. He was later released on his own recognizance
After monitoring the Morris County St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 9, Detective Brendan Briscoe was in plain clothes when he spotted two men urinating in an alleyway around 10 p.m. near 95 Morris Street, as reported by NJ.com. After showing his badge, identifying himself as a police officer and asking for their identification, Briscoe said in his report that the first man refused to give Briscoe his ID. NJ.com writes that the other man, Aroneo, 21, of Jefferson quickly approached Briscoe and said: "F--- your badge, I am the police here," according to the police report. Aroneo then placed his hands on Briscoe's chest, and Briscoe took him to the ground, telling him he was under arrest, according to the report. After several attempts of …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Morris Township also saw similar tire thefts Sunday night.
Wheels and tires of cars were stolen in four different locations in Morristown on Sunday, according to Morristown Police Department Capt. Steven Sarinelli. The incidents happened on Hill Street, Ford Avenue, Franklin Place and Sunset Place. Sarinelli said the cars from which the wheels were stolen were placed on cinder blocks after 1 a.m. Morristown police officers and officers from the Morris County Sheriff's Department responded to the locations to investigate. Similar thefts were reported in Morris Township also on Sunday night, Sarinelli said. The Morristown and Morris Township Police Departments are working jointly in the investigation of the thefts. Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Teddy Jones of the Morristown Police…
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
John C. Pirres worked with people with learning disabilities and AIDS.
A pedestrian killed in a Morristown crosswalk volunteered with people with AIDS and learning disabilities. John Pirres was crossing the street near 65 Madison Avenue around 7:30 p.m. when he was struck by a 2011 black Dodge Durango, according to a release sent by Acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp's office. Pirres, a resident of Hamburg, was transported to Morristown Medical Center and died there shortly after. According to a story on NJ.com, Pirres had a learning disability and attended the Regional Center for College Students with Learning Disabilities before attending Fairleigh Dickinson University. He earned his bachelor's degree in sociology and psychology, and returned the Regional Center in 2008 as a learning …
Friday, March 1, 2013
Detours in effect.
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Friday, March 1
Mt. Kemble Avenue in Morristown will be shut down between Skyline Drive and Colles Avenue for water main repairs between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m Friday. Detours will be in effect, but police are anticipating delays, according to a Nixle alert said Friday morning. The road was shut down earlier in the week because of a major water main break.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Other officers will be honored for 'extraordinary service' during Tuesday's council meeting.
The Morristown Police Department will swear in several new officers during a council meeting Tuesday night. The Oath of Office will be given to new officers Robert Edwards, Darius Harrison, Diego Alvarado, David Gizzi, Emmanuel Maragonis, James Green and Michael Alberto. Also taking the Oath of Office to become sergeants will be Richard Lamperti and Tyrone Jackson. Several officers will be recognized Tuesday for showing extraordinary service over the past year. Chief Peter Demnitz will recognize Det. Brendan Briscoe, Ptl. Kevin Beal, Ptl. Jermaine Marbley and Ptl. James Green. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m.
Friday, February 22, 2013
Police department can access the school's surveillance system at any time.
The Morristown-Beard School donated two mobile computers to the Morris Township Police Department this week. The computers will allow the police to access security cameas that are on the school's campus at anytime and see what the cameras are viewing in realtime. "If something happens — it could be anything from a bomb threat to an intruder to a fire — that gives us a real edge in terms of responding quickly and assessing the situation," said Chief of Police John McGuinness. "I hope it also gives parents some peace of mind that Morristown-Beard is doing its utmost for campus security." The school and the police department are planning a special drill this spring to test the new system. Capts. Richard Ferrone and Robert Duffy each have a …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Girls cut through yard to avoid allegedly stalking driver on Harrison Street.
Two fifth grade girls cut through a Harrison Street yard and ran to school Wednesday morning to avoid a driver police have labeled as "suspicious" and are seeking information on. The girls told police that they noticed the driver, a white man with a long beard that curls at the bottom, driving a small blue car as they were walking to the Alexander Hamilton School on Harrison Street around 8:45 a.m., according to Det. Capt. Steve Sarinelli. Sarinelli said as the girls slowed their walking, the car also slowed and when the girls began to run, the car sped up. Using the yard as a cut through, the girls were able to get to Mills Street and then safely make it to school, immediately reporting the incident when they arrived around 8:55 a.m. …