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  • Prosecutor commemorates Denim Day

    April 26, 2017The Morris County Board of Freeholders, along with Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, have joined an international campaign to raise awareness and educate the public about the intolerable violent crime of sexual assault by declaring this Saturday, April 29, 2017, as “Denim Day’’ in Morris County. The freeholders this morning presented a formal proclamation for Denim Day ... Read more
  • Morris County Prosecutor’s Office promotes six

    April 25, 2017The 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
  • Rockaway Township Police Officer charged with sexual assault

    April 24, 2017Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief Martin McParland, Jr. of the Rockaway Township Police Department announce that Wilfredo Guzman, age 44, of Rockaway Township, New Jersey, has been charged with two counts of Sexual Assault in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2(c)4, crimes of the second degree; two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a ... Read more
  • Fighting the heroin and opioid epidemic

    April 20, 2017More 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