Man Arrested For Possession Of Weapons Charges In Morristown

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Morristown Police Chief Peter Demnitz announce the arrest of Andrew Pfitzenmayer (age 26) of Peapack, New Jersey on charges related to the possession of weapons.


On July 29, 2015 at approximately 10:00 am, the Morristown Police Department responded to the Headquarter’s Plaza building, located at 19 Speedwell Avenue, Morristown, New Jersey, regarding a male acting suspiciously.  The male was later identified as Andrew Pfitzenmayer and was in possession of weapons.  Piftzenmayer was placed under arrest on scene and transported to the Morristown Police Department. 


Further investigation led him to be charged by way of complaint with Unlawful Possession of Weapons (crimes of the Second Degree) related to the possession of the two (2) Glock 9MM handguns, as well as Possession of Prohibited Weapons (crimes of the Fourth Degree) related to the possession of  hollow-point ammunition. 


 The Honorable Gary Troxell, J.M.C. authorized the complaints as well as bail in the amount of $100,000 cash, bond or property.  Pfitzenmayer was remanded to the Morris County Correctional Facility.    


Numerous law enforcement agencies responded to investigate, including the Major Crimes and Intelligence Units of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the Morristown Bureau of Police, and the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Section. 


The charges and allegations are merely accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.


Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office at 973-285-6200 or the Morristown Bureau of Police at 973-538-2200.


Any inquiries may be directed to Deputy Chief Denise H. Arseneault at 973-285-6262 or [email protected].