Police Blotter

On 10/08/2019 a 32 year old male from Dover was arrested and charged with credit card fraud following an investigation by the Rockaway Township PD detective bureau. After processing he was released with a pending court date.

On 10/11/2019 a 71 year old female from Rockaway Township was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle stop on Timberbrook Road. She was released to a responsible adult after being additionally charged with refusing to provide a breath sample during processing. She has a pending municipal court date.

On 10/12/2019 a 49 year old male from Randolph was arrested for shoplifting merchandise from Walmart. After processing he was released with a pending court date.

On 10/14/2019 a 35 year old male from Hackettstown was arrested following a motor vehicle stop on Green Pond Road. He was found unconscious behind the wheel and subsequently charged with driving while intoxicated (controlled dangerous substance) and with being under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance. He was released to a responsible adult with a future court date.

On 10/14/2019 a 42 year old male from Rockaway Township was arrested on an outstanding contempt of court warrant from Essex County Superior Court. He was processed and then lodged in the Morris County Correctional Facility awaiting transfer to Essex County Jail.

On 10/16/2019 a 51 year old female from North Arlington was charged with 4th degree driving while suspended after she was summoned for driving suspended in August and at court it was learned the suspension was due to a driving while intoxicated offense. She was issued a criminal summons with a future court date.

On 10/17/2019 a 30 year old male from Andover was charged with driving while intoxicated (controlled dangerous substance) after he was found unconscious behind the wheel. In addition he was charged with possession of controlled dangerous substances (prescription medications), being under the influence of controlled dangerous substances, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a syringe. He was released after processing to a responsible adult with a future court date.

On 10/17/2019 a 20 year old male from Rockaway Township was arrested and charged with eluding after failing to pull over for an officer attempting to stop him on Green Pond Road. He was also charged with various motor vehicle offenses and released with a future court date.

On 10/23/2019 a 55 year old male from Rockaway Township was arrested by Rockaway Boro Police on an outstanding warrant from this jurisdiction. He was turned over to Rockaway Township Police, processed, and given a new court date.

On 10/23/2019 a 27 year old male from Budd Lake was arrested and charged with shoplifting from Target. He was processed and released on a summons with a future court date.

On 10/24/2019 a 21 year old male from Paterson was arrested for driving while intoxicated (controlled dangerous substance) following a motor vehicle stop on Green Pond Road. In addition he was charged with being under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance. He was processed and released to a responsible adult with a future court date.

 On 10/29/2019 a 28 year old male from Newark was picked up from Essex County Jail and transported to the Morris County Correctional Facility on an outstanding contempt of court warrant out of this jurisdiction. He will be brought in front of the court at the earliest court date.

On 10/31/2019 a 34 year old male from Boonton was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle stop. He was processed and later released to a responsible adult with a future court date.

On 10/31/2019 a 42 year old male from Rockaway Township was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after patrol officers responded to a neighbor dispute. He was processed and released with a pending court date.

On 11/01/2019 a 22 year old male from Elizabeth was arrested and charged with shoplifting from the Target store. While being processed it was determined that he was also under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance. He was additionally charged with disorderly conduct and being under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance. He was released after processing with a future court date.

On 11/02/2019 a 23 year old male and a 25 year old male, both from Kearny, were arrested following a motor vehicle stop off Mt. Hope Avenue. The 23 year old was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (under 50 grams) and a motor vehicle offense. The 25 year old had an outstanding contempt of court warrant. He posted bail on the warrant and was released. The 23 year old was also released after processing with a future court date.

On 11/03/2019 a 24 year old male from Hackettstown was arrested and charged with terroristic threats, throwing bodily fluids (for spitting in an officer’s face), resisting arrest, and disorderly conduct after officers responded to a disturbance on West Union Turnpike. He was lodged in the Morris County Correctional Facility pending a detention hearing.

On 11/06/2019 a 32 year old male from Rockaway Township was arrested on an outstanding contempt of court warrant out of Totowa Municipal Court. He was additionally charged with obstruction and possession of a syringe and then turned over to Totowa Police.

On 11/08/2019 a 31 year old male from Elizabeth was charged with driving while intoxicated and being under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance after workers at a business on Roundhill Drive observed him acting erratically after operating a commercial motor vehicle. He was processed and released to a responsible adult with a future court date.


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