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  • Virginia Vertetis gets 30 years for murder

    May 23, 2017Virginia Vertetis, 55, was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in New Jersey State Prison after being found guilty of murdering a Staten Island man with whom she had a previous relationship. Vertetis is required to serve the full 30 years without the possibility of parole. The prosecution of this matter was handled by the Morris ... Read more
  • Morris County officers, departments honored for community policing

    May 22, 2017Four Morris County law enforcement agencies and six individual officers were among those honored Monday by the New Jersey Attorney General for outstanding and innovative approaches to community policing. Those honored during ceremonies at Rutgers University’s Livingston Campus were Lieutenant Paul Castimore, Detective Joseph Kratzel, Traffic Officer Rodger Davis and School Resource Officers Christopher Fabian and ... Read more
  • Anti-opioid presentation comes to Chatham Township

    May 18, 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 not 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 36 ... Read more
  • Prosecutor, governor celebrate Drug Court graduates

    May 16, 2017Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp joined Governor Chris Christie and other county and state officials Monday in honoring 27 participants of Morris County Drug Court. The Drug Court graduation ceremony was conducted by Morris County Assignment Judge Stuart A. Minkowitz along with Judge James M. DeMarzo, who presides over Drug Courts in both Morris ... Read more