Arrests Made in Hanover Township Shooting Investigation

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Hanover Township Police Chief Stephen W. Gallagher announce the arrest of Daniel J. Wendt, twenty-three (23) years old of Boonton, New Jersey, on charges related to a shooting that occurred on February 20, 2015 at the Econo Lodge located at 1255 State Route 10 East, Whippany, New Jersey.  On … Read more

Borough of Wharton Armed Robbery

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Borough of Wharton Police Chief Anthony Fernandez announce an active investigation into an armed robbery that occurred on February 19, 2015 in the Borough of Wharton, New Jersey. On February 19, 2015, at approximately 7:46 p.m.., a report of an armed robbery was made involving an incident that occurred … Read more

Prosecutor Warns of Recent Phone Scams

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces advises residents that at least one individual has been victimized in an apparent telephone scam.  Recently, a resident of East Hanover received a phone call in which the caller identification appeared to be coming from the Internal Revenue Service.  The caller stated that the resident owed money for … Read more

Arrest Made in Kinnelon Murder

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Kinnelon Borough Police Chief John Schwartz announce the arrest of Travis J. Hofstetter, eighteen (18) years old, of Kinnelon, New Jersey on charges related to the shooting death of his father, James E. Hofstetter, age fifty-seven (57), inside their Kinnelon residence located at 15 Wedgewood Drive in Kinnelon, New … Read more

Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp Announces Investigative and Legal Staff Promotions

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp today announced several promotions of investigative and legal personnel. The promotions, and accompanying transfers of personnel, shall provide for more effective command of the various legal and investigative units of the office. Prosecutor Knapp stated, “We are always striving to optimize the performance of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office … Read more