Vernon man sentenced to jail in fatal car crash

A Vernon man was sentenced to 270 days in jail in addition to probation and community service Friday for crimes related to a 2016 fatal motor vehicle crash in Butler in a case brought by the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp. The sentence of defendant Timothy J. Runo, … Read more

Crime in Morris County continues to drop

Crime in Morris County continues to drop in most areas. That’s the encouraging news from the latest Uniform Crime Report (UCR) of the New Jersey State Police. The UCR tracks crimes by municipality and county in seven different areas: murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny-theft and motor vehicle theft. The total number of crimes … Read more

Public responds to drug Take-Back Day in Morris County

Some came with overflowing bags; others with one prescription bottle. But no matter the quantity, Morris County residents last Saturday turned in 724 pounds of unused and unwanted medications during Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, a nationwide initiative to safely dispose of unneeded medication. A total of 372 pounds was turned in at three locations run … Read more

Prosecutor commemorates Denim Day

The Morris County Board of Freeholders, along with Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, have joined an international campaign to raise awareness and educate the public about the intolerable violent crime of sexual assault by declaring this Saturday, April 29, 2017, as “Denim Day’’ in Morris County. The freeholders this morning presented a formal proclamation for Denim … Read more

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office promotes six

The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces the promotion of six individuals to fill currently open investigative supervisory positions. Prosecutor Knapp said “Upon the retirement of Deputy Chief Denise Arseneault in February of this year, vacancies arose which necessitated several promotions. I am extremely proud to announce the … Read more