Morris County Prosecutor’s Office promotes six

The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces the promotion of six individuals to fill currently open investigative supervisory positions. Prosecutor Knapp said “Upon the retirement of Deputy Chief Denise Arseneault in February of this year, vacancies arose which necessitated several promotions. I am extremely proud to announce the … Read more

Fighting the heroin and opioid epidemic

More than 33,000 Americans, about 91 a day, died from opioid overdoses in 2015, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Morris County is hardly immune from the growing epidemic as fatal opiate overdoses in the county rose from 43 in 2015 to 64 in 2016. This year, there have been at least 23 … Read more

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is April 29

Prescription drugs are not always easy for people to dispose of, but the importance of properly cleaning out medicine cabinets can’t be overestimated. National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day has been initiated by the Drug Enforcement Administration of the U.S. Justice Department to offer the public a convenient and safe way to dispose of unneeded drugs. … Read more

Two men arrested on armed robbery charges

Authorities have arrested two men in connection with a February armed robbery of a convenience store in Long Hill Township, according to Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Long Hill Township Police Chief Michael Mazzeo. The arrest of suspects, Frank E. Kline, 52, and David B. Domanski, 53, both of Washington Township, Warren County, … Read more

Former Boy Scout leader convicted in child pornography case

A former Boy Scout leader was convicted Wednesday on 11 child pornography charges in a case brought by the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp. A jury in state Superior Court, Morristown, found Stephen Corcoran, 49, of Parsippany, guilty on 10 counts of endangering the welfare of a child … Read more