Hanover NJ Burglary LawyersHanover Township law enforcement recently arrested two men who allegedly broke into a vehicle parked outside the township municipal building and dumped feces inside the car.

The suspects are a 52-year-old East Hanover resident and a 67-year-old Toms River resident. According to Hanover NJ authorities, the suspects burglarized a car parked outside the Hanover Township municipal building.

In addition to reportedly breaking into the motor vehicle by smashing a window, the suspects allegedly tossed a bucket of feces onto a seat inside the vehicle.

The Hanover Township Police Department got a call about suspicious activity in the township municipal building parking lot on Route 10 and dispatched cops to the scene. When Hanover Township police officers arrived at the lot, they talked to the victim and found out that he might have been intentionally targeted by the suspects.

The suspects have been charged with multiple crimes, including burglary, harassment, criminal mischief, and conspiracy.

After being arrested and charged, the suspects were taken to the Morris County Jail in Morristown, NJ. They will be required to appear Morris County Superior Court, which is also located in Morristown NJ, at a later date to address the criminal charges against them.

To learn more about this case, read the DailyRecord.com article, “Duo Charged with Dumping Bucket of Feces into Car in Hanover.”

Mendham NJ Burglary AttorneysThree men have been sentenced to jail time for committing home burglaries in Chester Township and Mendham Township, New Jersey.

The three suspects are a 26-year-old man and two 28-year-old men from Chicago, Illinois. According to Morris County authorities, the men committed the break-ins in April 2017.

The suspects allegedly burglarized a residence in Chester Township and a residence in Mendham Township. Law enforcement said that the men would trick the home occupants into believing that they were utility workers who needed to inspect the homes. One suspect reportedly wore a utility vest and distracted the resident who opened the door while a second suspect snuck into the house and stole items.

Authorities investigated the burglaries and thefts and eventually managed to capture the suspects. The men were then charged with numerous crimes, including theft of movable property, burglary, receiving stolen property, and conspiracy to commit theft.

The suspects later reached plea agreements with the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and pleaded guilty to the burglary charges.

The suspects recently made appearances in Morris County Superior Court in Morristown so that a judge could sentence them in the case. Two suspects were sentenced to 270 days in the Morris County Jail, while the third suspect was sentenced to three years behind bars in NJ State Prison.

For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Illinois Trio Sentenced for Burglaries in Chester, Mendham.”

Parsippany Burglary AttorneysParsippany NJ law enforcement arrested a local man who allegedly burglarized a Wendy’s restaurant.

The suspect is a 26-year-old man who lives in Parsippany, NJ. According to law enforcement officials, the suspect unlawfully gained access to the Wendy’s fast food restaurant located on Route 46 in Parsippany, New Jersey.

The suspect reportedly broke into the building a short time after 3:30 a.m. Once inside the restaurant, the suspect allegedly entered a locked office and tried to steal unspecified valuables or cash.

Parsippany NJ police officers responded to the scene when an alarm was triggered. By the time cops got to the Wendy’s, the burglary had already fled the area.

Just three days later, detectives with the Parsippany Police Department identified the suspect and placed him under arrest.

The suspect now faces multiple criminal charges, including charges for burglary and criminal mischief.

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

For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Burglar Opened Wendy’s Drive-Thru at 3 a.m. with Cinder Block, Cops Say.”

Pequannock Burglary Law FirmPequannock NJ police recently issued a warning to residents about a string of car burglaries that were reported over the weekend.

According to law enforcement, at least one individual unlawfully gained access to unlocked motor vehicle parked on Brookside Avenue in Pequannock, New Jersey.

The Pequannock Police Department issued a news release about the recent car burglaries. The news release implores local residents to lock their cars after parking them on the street or in driveways. Pequannock NJ police also asked residents to report any “suspicious activity” that they observe.

Detectives with the Pequannock Police Department are currently investigating the burglary spree and looking for suspects. Law enforcement officials have not yet identified any suspects in the case or made any arrests.

For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Cops Warn Pequannock Residents to Lock Their Cars After Series of Burglaries.”

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.”

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.”

Vernon Township Arson ChargesThe two owners of the Jerzeez Diner in Vernon Township recently pleading guilty to arson and admitted to intentionally setting fire to the restaurant.

The suspects, a 49-year-old Butler NJ woman and a 40-year-old Butler NJ man, owned the diner located on Route 94 in Vernon, NJ.

According to Sussex County law enforcement, the suspects used the Internet to look up information about how to start fires with combustible materials. Since their business was struggling, the suspects allegedly decided to burn it down and then collect insurance money.

On March 8, 2016, the suspects drove from their home in Butler to their Vernon NJ restaurant and started the fire.

The suspects were later placed under arrest and charged with third degree arson, a charge that can result in a sentence of 3-5 years in NJ State Prison. However, Sussex County prosecutors have agreed to recommend a lesser sentence in exchange for the suspects admitting culpability and pleading guilty to the arson charges.

The suspects will make an appearance in Sussex County Superior Court, located in Newton NJ, on May 12 so that they can be formally sentenced.

For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Jerzeez Diner Owners Admit to Burning Down Restaurant.”

Morris County Burglary AttorneysA man who was already facing burglary charges out of Morris County NJ now faces charges for attempted burglary out of Union County.

The suspect, a 32-year-old resident of the Cedar Knolls area of Hanover, allegedly broke into three houses located in Morris County NJ and one house located in Kenilworth, New Jersey.

According to prosecutors, the suspect burglarized a house on Woodland Avenue in Kenilworth. The owner of the house reportedly saw the suspect entering through a back door, prompting the suspect to exit and flee the scene in a getaway vehicle.

Police apprehended the suspect in February 2017. Law enforcement also arrested the suspect’s alleged accomplice, a 30-year-old Paterson man.

While investigating the Union County burglary, detectives determined that the suspect may also have committed break-ins in Morris County earlier this year.

The suspect has been charged with numerous criminal offenses, including burglary, attempted burglary, theft, and criminal mischief.

For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Man Arrested in Morris County Break-ins Now Charged in Union County.”

Hanover Township Arson AttorneysHanover Township police are investigating a fire at a local hotel, with authorities believing that it may have been a case of arson.

The fire happened last weekend at the Marriott hotel on NJ State Route 10 in Whippany, NJ. (Whippany is a community located in Hanover, New Jersey.)

According to law enforcement officials, the fire was sparked by a lit cigar that had been wrapped in a towel and put on a linen cart. The linen cart was situated near a service elevator.

Smoke from the cigar set off the sprinkler system at the hotel, with local law enforcement soon receiving word of the fire and dispatching police officers to the scene.

Hanover NJ cops and Cedar Knolls firefighters arrived at the hotel and made sure that everyone was okay. Fortunately, nobody sustained any injuries due to the fire. However, the hotel did sustain property damage as a result of the fire and the sprinklers.

Detectives with the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Arson Unit are currently investigating the possible property crime. If police can identify a suspect, the culprit could potentially face criminal charges for arson.

For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Lit Cigar Cause of Hanover Hotel Fire Saturday.”

Sparta NJ Criminal Mischief AttorneysSparta New Jersey police arrested a woman who allegedly vandalized a church on Christmas Eve.

The vandalism incident reportedly occurred at the Institute for Spiritual Development on Sparta Avenue in Sparta, NJ. According to law enforcement, the suspect tossed a rock at the exterior of the church in an attempt to get the attention of someone inside the building. The suspect reportedly needed a ride home.

When the rock went through a stained glass window in the church, someone dialed 911 and notified the Sparta Police Department. Sparta NJ police officers went to the scene and spoke to the suspect, who allegedly admitted to throwing the rock. The suspect was subsequently placed under arrest.

The damage to the church building has been estimated at roughly $5,000. Depending on the outcome of the case, it is possible that the suspect will be liable for the damages.

The suspect, a 39-year-old Hamburg resident, has been charged with third degree criminal mischief. If she is convicted of the felony-level offense, she could potentially be sentenced to 3-5 years in New Jersey State Prison.

After being arrested and charged, the suspect secured her release from police custody. She will have to appear in Sussex County Superior Court at a later date to answer the criminal charges against her.

For more information about this case, see the NJ.com article, “Woman Accused of Throwing Rock through Church Window.”