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Sheriff Announces Opening of “Hope Wing” at the Morris County Jail

Emphasis on Recovery for Inmates Dealing with Addiction Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon, in partnership with Morris County Department of Human Services and CARES (Center for Addiction Recovery Education & Success), is announcing the opening of the Hope Wing, a drug/alcohol addiction recovery unit for inmates incarcerated within the Morris County Correctional Facility. The new … Read more

East Hanover – CrimeStoppers Crime of the Week

On Thursday August 3, 2017, at approximately 10:41 pm, members of the East Hanover Police Department and Fire personnel responded to the area of 11B Melanie Lane on a reported smoke condition. Officers arrived to find two passenger rail cars fully engulfed in flames.  The passenger rail cars are property of Morristown and Erie Railway and … Read more

Sheriff’s K-9 Apprehends Four Suspects in Roxbury

The Roxbury Township Police Department and the Morris County Sheriff’s Office announce the arrest of four individuals for the attempted burglary of Ledgewood Powersports. On August 3rd, 2017, at approximately 2:12 am, Roxbury Township Police were dispatched to Ledgewood Powersports located at 1368 Route 46 East, Ledgewood on an activated burglar alarm. Sgt. Catalano, Ptl. … Read more

Summer Safety Tips Offered

As the July 4th holiday weekend approaches, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office wants the public to have a safe Independence Day and has provided several safety tips for residents. “School is out, the weather is warm, families go away on vacation and enjoy outdoor recreational activities. However, a vacation can sometimes turn into a bad … Read more

Suspected Heroin Confiscated at Morris County Courthouse

On Tuesday, May 30th, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office seized 19 bags of suspected heroin prior to it entering the Morris County Correctional Facility. Thasseus Licata, 31, of Netcong, was taken into custody at the Morris County Superior Courthouse for a Violation of Probation.  Prior to placing Licata into a central holding area within the … Read more

Denville – CrimeStoppers Crime of the Week

Denville Township Police is investigating an incident that occurred on May 29, 2017, at approximately 8:30 p.m.  The above vehicles illegally trespassed onto Morris Knolls High School property, specifically Caruso Stadium. The actors then parked their vehicles in the faculty parking lot before walking down to Caruso Stadium. The actors then appeared to ignite a … Read more

Pre-trial Electronic Monitoring Approved

The Morris County Sheriff’s Office has become the first agency in New Jersey to enter into a formal agreement with the State Administrative Office of the Courts to allow for electronic monitoring of select defendants prior to trial. The memorandum of understanding between the Superior Court’s Morris/Sussex Vicinage and the Sheriff’s Bureau of Corrections, went … Read more