Police Blotter


On 09/08/2020 a 21 year old male from Rockaway was arrested following an investigation. He was charged with multiple counts of distributing controlled dangerous substances, possession of controlled dangerous substances, maintaining a controlled dangerous substance production facility, and possessing drug paraphernalia. He was processed and then sent to the Morris County Correctional Facility awaiting a detention hearing.

On 09/10/2020 a 43 year old male from Morris Plains was taken into custody from Cranford PD on an outstanding contempt of court warrant out of this jurisdiction. He was processed and sent to the Morris County Correctional Facility awaiting a detention hearing.

On 09/11/2020 a 68 year old male from Wharton was arrested and charged with harassment following an incident in the Shoprite parking lot. He was processed and released with a future court date.

On 09/12/2020 a 22 year old male from Rockaway was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle stop on Maple Terrace. He was additionally charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, distribution of a controlled dangerous substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was processed and released with a future court date.

On 09/13/2020 a 39 year old female from Denville 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 09/13/2020 a 24 year old male from Wharton was arrested following a motor vehicle stop on Mt. Pleasant Avenue. He was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possessing controlled dangerous substances in a motor vehicle. He was processed and released with a future court date.

On 09/18/2020 a 35 year old female from Blairstown turned herself in at police headquarters on an outstanding contempt of court warrant from this jurisdiction. She was processed and sent to the Morris County Correctional Facility awaiting a detention hearing.

On 09/23/2020 a 41 year old male from Dover was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle accident on Route 46. He was processed and released to a responsible adult with a future court date.

On 09/24/2020 a 39 year old female from Hopatcong was arrested and charged with shoplifting merchandise from JC Penney’s. She was processed and sent to the Morris County Correctional Facility awaiting a detention hearing.

On 10/21/2020 a 68 year old male from Wharton was arrested and charged with lewdness following an incident which occurred at the Rockaway Shoprite. He was processed and then remanded to the Morris County Correctional Facility pending a detention hearing.

On 10/03/2020 an 18 year old female from Denville was arrested and charged with shoplifting merchandise from JC Penneys. She was processed and released with a future court date.

On 10/03/2020 a 74 year old female from Fairfield was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle accident on Route 15. She was processed and released to a responsible adult pending a future court date.

On 10/10/2020 a 66 year old male from Dover was arrested and charged with shoplifting merchandise from Walmart. He was processed and released with a future court date.

On 11/16/2020 a 19 year old male from Lake Hopatcong was charged with six (6) local ordinance violations as a result of officers investigating loitering complaints at the Park Lake gazebo. He has a future court date for the summonses.

On 11/17/2020 a 19 year old male from Lake Hopatcong was again involved in an investigation at the Park Lake gazebo after officers received more complaints of loitering and littering of the gazebo and surrounding area. He was arrested after officers observed him to be in possession of a prohibited weapon (knife). A second knife was also located and criminal mischief was evident at the gazebo. He was charged with criminal mischief and possession of a prohibited weapon along with nine (9) local ordinance violations. He was processed and released with a pending court date.

On 11/24/2020 a 35 year old male from Bridgewater was arrested and charged with shoplifting merchandise from Shoprite. He was processed and then remanded to the Morris County Correctional Facility pending a detention hearing.

On 11/28/2020 a 36 year old female from Montclair was arrested and charged with shoplifting from Macy’s. She was processed and then remanded to the Morris County Correctional Facility pending a detention hearing.

On 11/29/2020 a 54 year old female from Newark was arrested and charged with shoplifting from Macy’s. She was processed and released with a future court date.










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