Denville Property Crime LawyersDenville NJ police apprehended two teens accused of starting a fire at the local Santa Land business.

According to law enforcement, the teenage suspects vandalized the Santa Land building on Clark Street in Denville, NJ. The Denville Police Department got a call about a fire at the popular attraction a short time before 8:00 p.m.

Denville firefighters and police officers soon arrived at the scene. The firefighters put out the fire, but not before it caused serious damage to the exterior and interior of the Santa Land building.

Denville police officers canvassed the area for the culprits and found a 16-year-old boy and a 14-year-old boy nearby. Cops took the teens to Denville NJ police headquarters for questioning.

The suspects, both of whom reside in Denville, have been charged with a juvenile offense for criminal mischief.

For further information about this case, check out the NJ.com article, “Teens Reportedly Charged with Setting Fire at Santa Land in Denville.”

Morris County NJ Sex Crime AttorneysA Morris Township NJ man recently pleaded guilty to criminal charges for possession of child pornography.

The suspect is a 74-year-old resident of Morris Township, New Jersey. He previously served on the Morris County Board of Elections.

According to authorities, the suspect was caught with DVDs that featured images of child pornography. Law enforcement allegedly found the illicit sexual videos at the suspect’s residence in Morris Township, NJ.

Morris Township police officers seized the suspect’s personal computer and work computer, but there were reportedly no images of child pornography on either computer.

Police placed the suspect under arrest and charged him with endangering the welfare of a child.

While the child endangerment charges were pending, the suspect was suspended from his government position in Morris County.

The suspect could have been sentenced to prison time if convicted, but he reached a plea deal with Morris County prosecutors. In exchange for the suspect pleading guilty to child endangerment, prosecutors agreed to recommend that he be sentenced to a diversionary program: Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI).

The suspect also had to resign his government position, so he no longer serves on the Morris County Board of Elections.

For additional information about this case, go to the NJ.com article, “Ex-Morris Elections Board Worker Reportedly Admits to Having Child Porn.”

Parsippany NJ Criminal LawyersParsippany New Jersey police recently arrested a local man who allegedly possessed massive amounts of drugs at his house.

The Parsippany Police Department launched an investigation more than a year ago after receiving reports that the suspect was distributing narcotics in the area. Detectives eventually got search warrants for the suspect’s residences on Erica Way and Knoll Road in Parsippany, NJ.

When law enforcement executed the search warrants at the suspect’s Parsippany NJ houses and searched the premises, they reportedly discovered cocaine, marijuana, and prescription drugs. Parsippany authorities also allegedly found, and seized, more than $9,000 in cash.

The suspect was not home when police searched the residences, but law enforcement was able to locate him a short time later at an area hotel. He was arrested without incident and taken to Parsippany police headquarters for processing.

The suspect faces a number of drug crime charges, including distribution of marijuana, distribution of LSD, possession of LSD, possession of Xanax, possession of Adderall, possession of cocaine, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

After being arrested and charged, the suspect was moved to the Morris County Correctional Facility in Morristown, NJ.

For additional information about this case, check out the NJ.com article, “Cops Seize $9K, LSD, Pills, Cocaine, Marijuana; 1 Arrested.”

Pequannock Traffic Ticket AttorneysPequannock New Jersey police recently arrested a man who allegedly eluded law enforcement on a motorcycle.

The suspect, a 23-year-old man from Denville, NJ, was riding his motorcycle on Route 23 in Pequannock around 5:00 p.m. when he allegedly committed a traffic violation.

A Pequannock patrol cop attempted to stop the suspect’s bike, but the suspect reportedly ignored the officer and continued driving.

The patrol cop followed the suspect on Route 23 north and Route 287 north, but the motorcyclist ultimately got away.

Pequannock NJ police worked with police departments in Riverdale and Rockaway Borough to investigate and identify the suspect. Police eventually captured the suspect.

The suspect has been charged with eluding police and cited for several traffic offenses, including reckless driving, careless driving, improper passing, failure to stop, making an unsafe lane change, operating a motorcycle without the proper endorsement, failure to have insurance, displaying a fictitious license plate, and misuse of a license plate.

When Pequannock police officers arrested the suspect, he allegedly had heroin and a syringe. As a result, the suspect also faces very serious criminal charges for possession of heroin.

After being placed under arrest and charged, the suspect was moved to the Morris County Correctional Facility in Morristown, NJ.

For additional information about this case, view the NJ.com article, “23-Year-Old Man Charged with Eluding Cops on Motorcycle.”

Parsippany Criminal Defense AttorneysNumerous police departments sent police officers to the site of a house party in Parsippany NJ that reportedly got out of control.

The party was held at a home located near South Beverwyck Road and Edgewood Court in Parsippany, NJ. Police officers were sent to the residence after neighbors complained of loud noises.

The police departments sending officers to the scene included Parsippany, Morristown, Morris Plains, Hanover, East Hanover, Denville, Wharton, Fairfield, Rockaway, and Montville. NJ State Police and Morris County Park Police also dispatched police officers to the Parsippany house party.

When cops arrived at the site of the house party, they reportedly saw more than 400 people in attendance.

Police attempted to get the guests to leave, but some of the guests allegedly surrounded the officers and began to shove them. The Parsippany Police Department said that responding officers “were encircled by the crowd who began pushing the officers.”

Two men identified as tenants at the Parsippany NJ residence were issued citations for violating noise ordinances. However, law enforcement did not make any arrests for disorderly conduct.

For more information about this case, go to the NJ.com article, “Cops Surrounded Breaking Up Massive N.J. House Party, Police Say.”

Long Valley NJ Sex Crime LawyersA Long Valley NJ man was sentenced to prison after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a minor.

The suspect was 27 years of age when he first met the victim in 2014. The suspect and underage victim initially encountered each other at a Pennsylvania church, where the suspect reportedly served as a youth group leader.

According to authorities, the suspect was a father figure to the female victim. Over time, he allegedly took advantage of his position by getting the juvenile victim to have sex with him.

The victim was just 15 years old when the suspect sexually assaulted her. According to Morris County NJ prosecutors, the victim was a virgin.

Now the suspect is headed to prison after pleading guilty to one count of sexual assault. The suspect reached a plea agreement with prosecutors and pleading guilty to the sex crime in exchange for a recommendation that he be sentenced to seven years in New Jersey State Prison.

When the suspect finishes his term of incarceration, he will also have to register as a sex offender in accordance with Megan’s Law.

For additional information about this case, see the NJ.com article, “Church Youth Group Leader Gets 7 Years for Assaulting Young Teen.”

Hanover New Jersey Theft AttorneysHanover New Jersey police are trying to find a man who allegedly stole at least three motor vehicles in one day.

According to law enforcement officials, the suspect started his crime spree by stealing a 2003 Toyota Camry parked near Halo Pharmaceutical in Hanover, NJ. The vehicle owner was reportedly in the process of unloading boxes from the back of the vehicle when the suspect jumped behind the wheel and drove off.

The suspect has also been accused of stealing two other vehicles – a minivan and a dump truck – in Hanover, NJ.

Remarkably, the suspect also allegedly committed another theft crime that same day by burglarizing a car parked outside a business on Route 10 in Hanover, New Jersey. The suspect allegedly broke into the car and stole an iPad3 and a dash camera, among other items.

Detectives with the Hanover Police Department investigated the theft incidents and reportedly found video surveillance footage that shows the suspect committing the car burglary.

If authorities identify and arrest the suspect, he would probably be charged with multiple counts of auto theft and burglary.

For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Police in Hanover Looking for Suspect in 3 Vehicle Thefts.”

East Hanover Auto Theft ChargesEast Hanover NJ law enforcement is searching for a man who allegedly stole multiple vehicles last week. Now authorities are offering a $1,000 cash reward to anyone who can provide information that leads to an arrest in the theft case.

The first theft happened during the morning hours of May 2, 2017. According to Morris County CrimeStoppers, the suspect began his crime spree by stealing a red 2006 Chrysler Town & Country van parked on a road in Boonton Township, NJ.

The suspect then reportedly drove the vehicle to a business located in East Hanover, parked the van, and stole a white 2005 GMC 5500 truck.

Not long after that, the suspect allegedly arrived in East Hanover and stole another motor vehicle: a dark gray Toyota Camry.

The East Hanover Police Department and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office are conducting a joint investigation into the auto thefts and attempting to determine the suspect’s identity. Detectives obtained video surveillance images of the suspect allegedly committing one of the vehicle thefts.

If police can eventually identify and capture the suspect, he would probably be charged with multiple counts of auto theft and theft of movable property.

For more information about this case, view the NJ.com article, “$1,000 Reward Offered for Info on Suspected Vehicle Thief.”

Butler Assault by Auto LawyersA Vernon New Jersey man was sentenced to jail time after he pleaded guilty to causing a fatal car crash in Butler, NJ.

The suspect is a 21-year-old man from Vernon Township NJ. He was driving his motor vehicle on Route 23 in Butler NJ last July when he suddenly lost control of the car. According to law enforcement officials, the suspect was speeding just before the auto accident occurred.

The force of impact in the single-vehicle accident caused all three people inside the car to be ejected onto the roadway. One of the passengers, a 20-year-old West Milford man, later died as a result of his accident-related injuries.

Morris County prosecutors could potentially have pursued vehicular manslaughter charges against the suspect, but instead they allowed the suspect to plead guilty to two counts of assault by auto and multiple traffic violations.

The suspect recently appeared in Morris County Superior Court, located in Morristown NJ, so that a judge could approve the plea deal and sentence him to 270 days in the Morris County Jail.

The judge also ordered the suspect to perform 150 hours of community service after his release from jail. Additionally, the suspect will be on probation for four years and his driver’s license will be suspended for one year.

For further information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Vernon Man Sentenced in Fatal 2016 Butler Crash.”

Madison New Jersey Assault AttorneysMadison NJ police officers recently arrested a local man who allegedly used a knife to commit an assault at a house.

The violent incident reportedly occurred around 2:19 a.m. at a residence on Park Avenue in Madison, New Jersey. The Madison Police Department sent officers to the scene after receiving a 911 call about a disturbance. When Madison police officers got to the residence, they talked to the victim. According to the victim, the suspect used a knife to slash him on the hand.

The victim suffered minor injuries in the assault and later received medical treatment at Overlook Hospital.

The suspect is a 51-year-old resident of Madison, New Jersey. He faces numerous criminal charges, including aggravated assault, simple assault, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

If the suspect is ultimately convicted on either the assault charges or the weapons offense charges, he could potentially be sentenced to a lengthy term of incarceration in NJ State Prison.

For additional information about this case, check out the NJ.com article, “Man Charged with Knife Attack in Madison.”