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Police & Fire

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

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

Jhana Wilfong admitted to selling cocaine to undercover cops earlier this year, report says.
Morristown Man Accused of Kicking Pregnant Woman in Stomach, Puncturing Her Eardrum

Morristown Man Accused of Kicking Pregnant Woman in Stomach, Puncturing Her Eardrum

Rodney Harris was jailed on $75,000 bail after Sunday night incident, 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.
Homeowner Thwarts House Fire With Garden Hose, Cops Say

Homeowner Thwarts House Fire With Garden Hose, Cops Say

Blaze may have started by unattended citronella candle, police report.
Ridgedale Avenue Closure Begins Wednesday for Railroad Repairs

Ridgedale Avenue Closure Begins Wednesday for Railroad Repairs

Major roadway will be shut between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.
Ridgedale Avenue to Shut for Two Days During Railroad Fix

Ridgedale Avenue to Shut for Two Days During Railroad Fix

Morristown road will be closed to through traffic while state repairs Morristown and Erie rail lines.
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.
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.
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.
Cadillac SUV Linked to North Jersey Burglary Spree, Police Say

Cadillac SUV Linked to North Jersey Burglary Spree, Police Say

Similar incidents have occurred over the last month in Wayne, West Milford, East Hanover and Bloomingdale.
Man Jumped from Parking Deck in Suicide Attempt, Cops Say

Man Jumped from Parking Deck in Suicide Attempt, Cops Say

Authorities still investigation; alleged jumper is still alive.
Community Mourns Loss of Beloved Teens Killed in Car Crash

Community Mourns Loss of Beloved Teens Killed in Car Crash

Randolph Township Schools offer grief counseling; fundraising launched for one family.
Wife Files Temporary Restraining Order Against Morris County Sheriff

Wife Files Temporary Restraining Order Against Morris County Sheriff

Diana Rochford had filed for divorce in June from Sheriff Edward Rochford.
Cops: 4-Year-Old Middlesex County N.J. Girl Mauled By Pit Bulls

Cops: 4-Year-Old Middlesex County N.J. Girl Mauled By Pit Bulls

The child, whose identity is being withheld, was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital where she is being treated for injuries suffered in the attack, police said.
Four Arrested During Overnight Checkpoint in Morris County, Cops Say

Four Arrested During Overnight Checkpoint in Morris County, Cops Say

Police checked motorists for six hours between June 21 and June 22 on Route 206 in Chester.
20 New Jersey Towns With Most Reported Alcoholism

20 New Jersey Towns With Most Reported Alcoholism

Independence Day also has become the deadliest holiday weekend for alcohol-related traffic crashes - even ahead of New Year's Day.
Registered Sex Offender in Morris County Found Guilty of Showing Genitals to Cop

Registered Sex Offender in Morris County Found Guilty of Showing Genitals to Cop

Thomas Phillips faces up to 10 years in prison and $15,000 fine.