Police Blotter


On 1/04/2022 a 25 year old male from Rockaway Township was arrested and charged with possession of a stolen motor vehicle following an investigation at the Rockaway Townsquare Mall. He was processed and released on a summons with a future court date.

On 1/05/2022 a 40 year old female from Hoboken turned herself in at Rockaway Township Police headquarters on an outstanding warrant from this jurisdiction. She posted bail and was released with a future court date.

On 1/14/2022 a 36 year old male from Dover was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle stop on Mt. Hope Avenue. He was released to a responsible adult and given a future court date.

On 1/16/2022 a 72 year old male from Dover was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle accident on Mt. Hope Avenue. He was processed and released to a responsible adult with a future court date.

On 1/19/2022 a 21 year old male from Vernon and a 27 year old female from Galloway NJ were arrested and charged with shoplifting and conspiracy to commit shoplifting after an investigation at Walmart. Both were processed and committed to the Morris County Correctional Facility pending a detention hearing.

On 1/20/2022 a 59 year old male from Hightstown NJ was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle accident on Green Pond Road. He was processed and released to a responsible adult with a future court date.

On 1/25/2022 a 36 year old male from Hamburg was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle stop on Route 15. He was processed and released to a responsible adult with a future court date.

On 1/26/2022 a 50 year old female from Montclair was arrested and charged with shoplifting merchandise from Shoprite. She was processed and released on a summons with a future court date.

On 2/04/2022 a 47 year old male from Kenilworth was arrested on an outstanding warrant from this jurisdiction by Nutley PD. Rockaway Township officers transported him from Nutley headquarters to the Morris County Correctional Facility awaiting a detention hearing.

On 2/05/2022 a 48 year old male from Landing was arrested for driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle stop on Roy Street. He was processed and released to a responsible adult with a future court date.

On 2/05/2022 a 35 year old female from Dover was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle stop on Mt. Pleasant Avenue. She was processed and released to a responsible adult with a future court date.

On 2/11/2022 a 28 year old male from Rockaway Township was arrested and charged with a series of incidents that occurred over the course of two days. He was apprehended by patrol officers following a robbery attempt at the CVS located inside the Target store. During the course of the investigation, it was determined he had shoplifted from Dick’s Sporting Goods prior to the CVS incident and he was additionally charged with theft of prescription medications from the CVS located on Route 46 in Rockaway Township on 2/10/2022. He was committed to the Morris County Correctional Facility awaiting a detention hearing.

On 2/11/2022 a 33 year old male from Jefferson was arrested and charged with eluding and possession of a controlled dangerous substance following a motor vehicle stop on Green Pond Road. He was sent to the Morris County Correctional Facility awaiting a detention hearing.

On 2/14/2022 a 47 year old female from Rockaway Township was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle stop on Fleetwood Drive. She was processed and released to a responsible adult with a future court date.

On 2/25/2022 a 23 year old female from Dover was arrested and charged with shoplifting merchandise from Shoprite. She was processed and released on a summons with a future court date.

On 2/27/2022 a 26 year old male from Pompton Lakes was arrested and charged with possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of a weapon, and aggravated assault following a police investigation. He was sent to the Morris County Correctional Facility awaiting a detention hearing.

On 3/04/2022 a 32 year old male from Kearny was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle accident in the Shoprite parking lot. He was processed and released to a responsible adult with a future court date.

On 3/11/2022 a 49 year old male from Dover was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle accident on Mt. Hope Avenue. He was released to a responsible person with a future court date.

On 3/15/2022 a 49 year old male from Dover was arrested on an outstanding Denville warrant when he appeared at Rockaway Township headquarters to get a vehicle released from impound. He was turned over to Denville Police.

On 3/20/2022 a 30 year old male from Dover was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle stop on Mt. Hope Avenue. He was processed and released to a responsible adult with a future court date.

On 3/21/2022 a 26 year old male from Glasser NJ was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle stop on Mt. Hope Avenue. He was processed and released to a responsible adult with a future court date.

On 3/22/2022 a 25 year old male from Brooklyn was arrested following a police investigation at the Rockaway Townsquare Mall. He was charged with credit card fraud, possessing false government documents, and identity theft. He was also found to have an outstanding warrant out of New York City. He was processed and then remanded to the Morris County Correctional Facility awaiting  detention and extradition hearings.




















All persons charged with a crime or offense are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law.