Dover Man Charged with Murder

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Town of Dover Police Chief Harold Valentine announce that Daneri Javier-Medina, 21 years old, of Dover, New Jersey, has been charged with Murder and weapons related crimes. The victim has been identified as Jacinto Flores Zapata, 39 years old, of Dover, New Jersey. Daneri Javier-Medina is alleged to … Read more

Defendant Enters Guilty Plea to Dec. 29, 2012 Parsippany Carjacking

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Parsippany Police Chief Paul Philipps announce that defendant Joseph DeFreitas, 43, entered a guilty plea before the Honorable James M. DeMarzo, J.S.C. to one count of First Degree Carjacking.  The defendant DeFreitas and co-defendant Marilyn Nadeau, 53, were indicted on charges of First Degree Carjacking; First Degree Kidnapping; … Read more

Daytop New Jersey-Mendham Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Mendham Borough Police Chief Pasquale Libertino announce that Donna D. Peirce-Faley, 28 years old, of Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, has been charged with Second Degree Sexual Assault for acts involving an 18 year old. Defendant allegedly engaged in oral sex and sexual intercourse with an 18-year-old male while … Read more

Elizabeth Man Sentenced to 5 Years for Human Trafficking

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces that the Honorable James M. DeMarzo, J.S.C. sentenced Wendy Archelus, a 22 year old male, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, to 5 years in State Prison in connection with human trafficking charges. On July 28, 2014, defendant pled guilty to Second Degree Human Trafficking. The defendant was initially charged … Read more