Ongoing Investigation in Rockaway Township

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief Martin McParland of the Rockaway Township Police Department jointly announce that an investigation is currently underway involving an incident which occurred on Green Pond Road, Rockaway Township, N.J.

On Friday, October 23, 2015 at approximately 6:00 am, members of the Rockaway Township Police Department were dispatched to the area near Green Pond Road, Rockaway Township on a report of an incident. One injured male was found who appeared to have been struck by an unknown vehicle. He was transported to St. Clare’s Dover Campus hospital.

This investigation is in its preliminary stages and no further details will be released at this time. There is no indication that there is any threat to the community.

If anyone was in the area of Green Pond Road, at off ramp of Route 80 West, Rockaway Township, N.J. early this morning and may have knowledge of this incident and/or the circumstances leading to this male’s injuries, they are urged to contact the Rockaway Township Police Department (973-625-4000), the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit (973-285-6200) or the Morris County Sheriff’s CrimeStoppers at 973-267-2255.

Any inquiries can be directed to Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Deputy Chief of Investigations Denise H. Arseneault at 973-285-6262 or [email protected].