Morris County Gun Buyback Amnesty Program Press Conference

A Press Conference was held this morning at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy regarding the Gun Buyback Amnesty Program which occurred this past Friday and Saturday, March 15 and 16, 2013. A Fact Sheet and photographs from the event are included with this release. After the Press Conference Acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric … Read more

Woman Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Theft

Acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announced today that the Honorable Robert Gilson, J.S.C. sentenced Kathleen Lawes, 47 years old, of Kenvil (Roxbury Township), New Jersey to 3 years in State Prison in connection with the theft of over $123,000 from a law firm where she was previously employed. On February 1, 2013, Lawes … Read more

Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Morristown

On March 14, 2013 at approximately 7:30 p.m., a 2011 black Dodge Durango struck John Pirres, 33 years old, of Hamburg, New Jersey. The accident occurred while Mr. Pirres was crossing the street in the area of 65 Madison Avenue in Morristown. The victim was transported to Morristown Medical Center. He died there shortly thereafter. … Read more

Butler Man Indicted For Alleged Abuse Against a Juvenile

Acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Butler Police Chief Edward Card announced today that a Butler man was indicted after an investigation revealed that he allegedly pointed a loaded BB gun and threatened to shoot a 5-year-old victim. Sean McNear, 45, of Butler, was indicted today on one count of Second Degree Endangering … Read more