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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Morris Drug Dealer, Bloods Gang Member Faces 13-Year Prison Term

Morris Drug Dealer, Bloods Gang Member Faces 13-Year Prison Term

Jhana Wilfong admitted to selling cocaine to undercover cops earlier this year, report says.
Marine Corps Reservist Accused of Raping Girl, 6, in Morris County

Marine Corps Reservist Accused of Raping Girl, 6, in Morris County

Long Branch man, 26, was employed as home health care aide at time of arrest, prosecutor says.
Car Bursts into Flames on Fairfax Court

Car Bursts into Flames on Fairfax Court

The 62-year-old driver turned off the ignition and saw flames coming from beneath the hood.
Investigation Continues in Single-Car Crash That Killed Randolph Teens

Investigation Continues in Single-Car Crash That Killed Randolph Teens

No new information on whether charges will be brought against driver in fatal July 26 accident.
Alleged Netcong Bank Robber Arrested in Pennsylvania

Alleged Netcong Bank Robber Arrested in Pennsylvania

Frank McBride is accused of calling in bomb threat to financial institution, taking money without entering building.
Thieves Steal $2,500 Watch From Short Hills Mall, Police Say

Thieves Steal $2,500 Watch From Short Hills Mall, Police Say

Theft occurred Sunday afternoon at Nordstrom.
'Calling Cards' Helped Track Down College Student's Alleged Killer

'Calling Cards' Helped Track Down College Student's Alleged Killer

Handprint left in alleged attempted carjacking one of several clues that led authorities to Seattle man now suspected of four homicides.
Ex-Morris Clerk Victim in Murder-Suicide, Prosecutor Says

Ex-Morris Clerk Victim in Murder-Suicide, Prosecutor Says

John Bramhall fatally shot his wife, Joan, before turning the gun on himself inside their Denville home, prosecutor said.
Former Morris County Clerk Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide: Report

Former Morris County Clerk Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide: Report

The bodies of Joan and John Bramhall were found Thursday in their Denville home, according to report.
Man, Woman Found Dead in Morris County Home

Man, Woman Found Dead in Morris County Home

Preliminary investigation indicates no threat to the community, prosecutor said.
Madison Man Part of Trio Busted in Morristown Drug Deal, Cops Say

Madison Man Part of Trio Busted in Morristown Drug Deal, Cops Say

Morristown officers were patrolling out of uniform Tuesday morning when suspicious men and a woman caught their attention, police report.
Madison Man Part of Trio Busted in Morristown Drug Deal, Cops Say

Madison Man Part of Trio Busted in Morristown Drug Deal, Cops Say

Morristown police were patrolling out of uniform Tuesday morning when suspicious men and a woman caught their attention, police report.
Ex-Madison Pharmacy Employee Stole $46K Through Money Orders, Lawsuit Claims

Ex-Madison Pharmacy Employee Stole $46K Through Money Orders, Lawsuit Claims

21-year-old bought car with bilked funds, report says.
Morris Sheriff's Office Undergoing Staffing Analysis

Morris Sheriff's Office Undergoing Staffing Analysis

Company conducting analysis to see where efficiencies can be gained, report says.
Alleged Double Homicide Fugitive Accused of Killing Seton Hall Prep Grad

Alleged Double Homicide Fugitive Accused of Killing Seton Hall Prep Grad

Seattle man and two West Orange teens charged in the slaying of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin.
Parking Prohibited on Central Avenue for Road Work

Parking Prohibited on Central Avenue for Road Work

Restriction in place through Monday morning so street can be re-striped.
Police Seek Owner of Dog Found at Walgreens

Police Seek Owner of Dog Found at Walgreens

A brown boxer/beagle mix was found Thursday morning.
Library Remains Open During Road Construction

Library Remains Open During Road Construction

Several programs were moved to the senior center and parking is prohibited at the library as of noon Thursday.
Bail Drops to $500K for Mt. Olive Woman Accused of Killing Ex-Cop

Bail Drops to $500K for Mt. Olive Woman Accused of Killing Ex-Cop

Defendant's attorney sought reduction to quarter-million dollars for March slaying.
Route 10 Babies 'R' Us Robbed at Gunpoint

Route 10 Babies 'R' Us Robbed at Gunpoint

Employees of the East Hanover store were forced into the back where cash was stolen from a safe late Saturday night.