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Category Archives: Weapons Offenses

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Madison NJ Police Arrest Drew University Student Who Claimed to Possess Handgun

Posted in Weapons Offenses
Madison NJ police officers arrested a Drew University student who allegedly told several people that he possessed a handgun on campus. The suspect, an 18-year-old student at Drew University in Madison NJ, was reportedly highly intoxicated when he started knocking on doors in Foster Hall at 2:30 a.m. Foster Hall is a main residence hall… Continue Reading

Explosive Device Goes Off in Parsippany NJ, Police Investigate

Posted in Weapons Offenses
Parsippany-Troy Hills residents got quite a scare when an explosive device recently went off on a local street. A number of residents in a Parsippany neighborhood dialed 911 shortly after 9:00 p.m. and alerted the Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department to a loud noise triggered by an explosion. When Parsippany NJ police officers arrived in the… Continue Reading

Franklin Township Police Arrest Two Men Who Allegedly Brandished Firearms at Local Wal-Mart

Posted in Weapons Offenses
Franklin Township NJ police officers arrested two men who were allegedly in possession of firearms at a local Wal-Mart. According to authorities, the suspects were inside the Wal-Mart store located on Route 23 in Franklin NJ and “broadcasting themselves handling various weapons.” The Franklin Township Police Department received calls about the suspects and dispatched cops… Continue Reading

Washington Township Cops Arrest Man Accused of Possessing Pot, Airsoft Gun in Califon, NJ

Posted in Drug Charges, Weapons Offenses
Washington Township NJ police arrested an individual who allegedly possessed illegal drugs and possessed an airsoft gun while driving through Califon, NJ. According to law enforcement officials, the suspect was driving a car on a road in Califon New Jersey when a Washington Township patrol cop saw him commit a moving violation. Washington Township NJ… Continue Reading

Morristown Mayor Critical of Prosecutors for Not Charging Man Who Caused Bomb Scare at Starbucks

Posted in Threat Offenses, Weapons Offenses
The Morristown mayor recently spoke with the media and openly questioned why the main suspect in a bomb scare at a local Starbucks has managed to avoid criminal prosecution. The scary incident occurred at a Starbucks coffee shop in Morristown, NJ. The suspect reportedly walked into the store after 2:00 p.m. and yelled, “There’s no… Continue Reading

Police Capture Man Who Allegedly Committed Bank Robberies in Morris County, Camden County, NJ

Posted in Theft and Fraud Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Police officers recently apprehended a man who allegedly robbed several banks in Morris County and Camden County, NJ. The suspect has been accused of robbing a Morris County bank earlier this month, as well as three Camden County banks in the next few weeks. The Morris County bank that the suspect allegedly robbed is a… Continue Reading

Travis Tormey Beats Gun Charges in Cedar Grove, NJ

Posted in Success Stories, Weapons Offenses
Morris County Criminal Defense Lawyers Fight Gun Charges The criminal defense attorneys at the Tormey Law Firm recently defended a client against criminal charges for unlawful possession of a weapon. Our client was an 18-year-old man accused of possessing an airsoft gun. He did not have any prior criminal history. Moreover, he suffers from developmental… Continue Reading

Police Look for Suspects in Armed Robbery of Chatham NJ Jewelry Shop

Posted in Theft and Fraud Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Chatham New Jersey police are on the lookout for two suspects who allegedly committed an armed robbery of a local jewelry store. According to law enforcement, the suspects held up the store around 11:00 a.m. The two suspects reportedly walked into Crescent Jewelers, located on Main Street in Chatham Township, and approached the store’s co-owner.… Continue Reading

Police Arrest One Suspect, Search for Other after Armed Robbery of Chatham NJ Jewelry Store

Posted in Theft and Fraud Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Two Essex County men have been identified as individuals who allegedly committed an armed robbery at a jewelry store in Chatham, NJ. According to authorities, the suspects entered Crescent Jewelers a short time before 11:00 a.m. on July 28 and robbed the store. The suspects allegedly used handguns to threaten a jewelry store worker. After… Continue Reading

Man Allegedly Committed Armed Robbery at Gas Station in Netcong, New Jersey

Posted in Theft and Fraud Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Police in Netcong New Jersey are trying to find a man who allegedly used a firearm to commit an armed robbery at a Netcong NJ gas station. According to Morris County law enforcement, the suspect committed the armed robbery a short time after 3:30 a.m. The suspect reportedly entered the Valero gas station near Route… Continue Reading

Roxbury NJ Teenager Wrongly Accused of Armed Robbery Is Suing Police Department, Prosecutor’s Office

Posted in Theft and Fraud Offenses, Weapons Offenses
A Roxbury New Jersey teen wrongly incarcerated on charges of armed robbery at a local smoke shop is planning to file a civil lawsuit against the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office and other law enforcement agencies. The plaintiff is a 16-year-old boy from Roxbury, NJ. He was placed under arrest in November 2015 after being accused… Continue Reading

Illegal Immigrant Accused of Stabbing, Trying to Murder Ex-Wife at Dover NJ Residence

Posted in Assault and Threat Crimes, Domestic Violence, Homicide, Weapons Offenses
A man facing attempted murder charges for allegedly trying to kill his ex-wife in Dover NJ is now claiming that he acted in self-defense. The frightening incident went down on January 25, 2015 at a residence on West Blackwell Street in Dover, New Jersey. Authorities believe that the violent altercation began when the suspect and… Continue Reading

NJ Supreme Court Rules on Weapons Possession in Domestic Violence Cases

Posted in Domestic Violence, Restraining Orders, Weapons Offenses
The NJ Supreme Court recently issued a major ruling in a weapons possession case, marking the first time in 26 years that the state’s highest court has ruled on a firearms issue. The court, in a unanimous opinion, held that New Jersey’s domestic violence prevention law does not violate a citizen’s right to bear arms… Continue Reading

Morristown NJ Man Charged with Attempted Murder, Pleads Guilty to Weapons Offense

Posted in Assault and Threat Crimes, Drug Charges, Theft and Fraud Offenses, Weapons Offenses
A Morristown New Jersey man will likely be sentenced to significant time in state prison after he pleaded guilty to illegal handgun possession charges. The criminal charges were filed against the suspect after he was allegedly involved in a violent shooting incident on January 31, 2014. According to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect… Continue Reading

20-Year-Old Man Shot in the Chest in Victory Gardens, Alleged Perpetrator in Custody

Posted in Assault and Threat Crimes, Weapons Offenses
A young Morristown New Jersey man was arrested and charged with attempted murder after he allegedly committed shooting in Victory Gardens NJ on Saturday. The violent incident took place at around 10:30 p.m. on June 25. Neighbors could reportedly hear screams coming from an apartment located on Roosevelt Avenue in Victory Gardens, New Jersey. According to the… Continue Reading

Washington Township NJ Man Allegedly Pointed Rifle at Three Kids

Posted in Assault and Threat Crimes, Weapons Offenses
Washington Township police officers arrested a local man accused of pointing a rifle at three young boys who were outside his residence. According to authorities, the suspect was inside his house when three boys started to make noise while standing outside. The noise reportedly included one of the boys sneezing. After hearing the noise, the… Continue Reading

“Disturbed” New Milford NJ Man Arrested in Roxbury, Prompts Lockdown of Local Schools

Posted in Threat Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Roxbury New Jersey police recently arrested a New Milford NJ man accused of carrying a weapon outside his residence and causing a major lockdown of several schools. According to authorities, a number of people saw the suspect exiting a house located on Princeton Street in New Milford and carrying a shotgun. New Milford NJ police… Continue Reading

Dover NJ Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Committed Carjacking of Taxi

Posted in Assault and Threat Crimes, Theft and Fraud Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Dover NJ police recently arrested an illegal immigrant accused of committing a carjacking in a violent incident involving a cab driver. According to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the 29-year-old suspect robbed a taxicab driver at knifepoint around 5:30 a.m. in September 2015. The incident occurred in the area of the intersection of Second Street… Continue Reading

Suspect Allegedly Aimed Shotgun at Butler NJ Police Officer before Being Shot

Posted in Assault and Threat Crimes, Weapons Offenses
Butler NJ police apprehended a man accused of pointing a loaded shotgun at a police officer. According to law enforcement, the violent incident occurred at the Belleview Terrace home of the suspect’s grandparents in Butler, NJ. Butler police officers had been called to the house after someone reported seeing a “suspicious person” in the area.… Continue Reading

Tormey Law Firm Helps Out-of-State Client Avoid Jail in Bergen County NJ Handgun Possession Case

Posted in Success Stories, Weapons Offenses
The experienced criminal defense lawyers at the Tormey Law Firm LLC recently defended a client in the Bergen County Superior Court, which is located in Hackensack, New Jersey. The client had been charged with unlawful possession of a weapon in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:39-5. Since the statute classifies illegal possession of a handgun as a… Continue Reading

Parsippany NJ Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Violated Restraining Order, Threatened Ex with Knife

Posted in Domestic Violence, Threat Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Parsippany New Jersey police recently arrested a man accused of breaking into his former girlfriend’s apartment and holding her at knifepoint. The scary incident started around 3:30 a.m. According to authorities, the suspect went to his ex-girlfriend’s apartment, which is located at Lakeview Garden Apartment on Reservoir Road in Parsippany, and barricaded himself inside the… Continue Reading

Montville NJ Man Faces Murder Charges, Allegedly Beat Toddler to Death

Posted in Assault and Threat Crimes, Homicide, Weapons Offenses
A Morris County grand jury recently indicted a Montville New Jersey man on murder charges in connection with the beating death of a three-year-old boy. The 28-year-old suspect, who moved from Altoona, Pennsylvania to Montville NJ so that he could live with his girlfriend and her young son, allegedly committed the homicide at the Knights… Continue Reading