23 Aug 2014
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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Morris County Man Killed After Falling From Tree, Landing on Metal Fence, Cops Say

Morris County Man Killed After Falling From Tree, Landing on Metal Fence, Cops Say

Jefferson Township resident impaled by 1.5-inch galvanized steel post, police report.
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 During Domestic Dispute

Morristown Man Accused of Kicking Pregnant Woman in Stomach During Domestic Dispute

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.
Child Seat Installation/Inspection in Morristown

Child Seat Installation/Inspection in Morristown

The installation and inspection will take place Saturday.
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.
Funds Redistributed from Bankrupt Bulletproof Vest Manufacturer

Funds Redistributed from Bankrupt Bulletproof Vest Manufacturer

Division of Consumer Affairs to Distribute $173,000 to law enforcement agencies, from bankrupt manufacturer of defective bulletproof vests.
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.
Trio's Drug Deal Busted on The Green by Undercover Cops, Police Say

Trio's Drug Deal Busted on The Green by Undercover Cops, Police Say

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

Morristown Woman Stole $46K in Money Orders from Madison Pharmacy, 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.
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.
Bail Drops to $500K for Mt. Olive Woman Accused of Murdering Ex-Cop

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

Defendant's attorney sought reduction to quarter-million dollars for March slaying.
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.