National Night Out brings police, public together

The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office will again take part in National Night Out, an annual community event throughout the country that is designed to promote cooperation and understanding between police and the public. This year’s event will be held the evening of Aug. 1. Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief of Investigations John Speirs announced … Read more

Authorities investigate Parsippany bank robbery

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Chief Paul Phillips announce an active investigation into a bank robbery that occurred Thursday in Parsippany. At approximately 3:30 p.m. law enforcement was notified of a bank robbery that occurred at the Santander Bank at 1980 Route 10 west. The subsequent investigation revealed that a … Read more

Help needed from the public with Harding jewelry store robbery

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Harding Township Police Chief Mark Giansanti are seeking public assistance to help solve a robbery that occurred June 22 at a jewelry store in Harding Township. On the afternoon of that day, law enforcement received a report of a robbery at Acquisitions, Fine Jewelry and Antique Store at … Read more

Opioid presentation for seniors

The nation’s growing opioid epidemic was described in detail today by Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief Assistant Prosecutor Bradford Seabury before a group of senior citizens in Morris Township. While the audience of about 40 may have differed from similar presentations of the prosecutor’s office, the setting aptly symbolized the extent of … Read more

Man pleads guilty on gun charge

A Hasbrouck Heights man pleaded guilty Friday to unlawful possession of a weapon, a second degree crime, in a case brought by the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp. William Wetzler Jr., 59, entered the plea before Judge Thomas Critchley in state Superior Court, Morristown. Wetzler faces a three-year … Read more