Mountain Lakes NJ Theft LawyersThe Mountain Lakes Police Department is actively investigating a string of car burglaries and vehicle thefts.

Many of the car break-ins and thefts have involved luxury cars that were parked in residential driveways. The suspects allegedly targeted the expensive motor vehicles during the early morning hours when the owners may have been asleep.

Some of the stolen cars were recovered by law enforcement, including a 2011 Lexus and a 2014 BMW 6 Series that were located in Newark, NJ.

Mountain Lakes detectives are currently investigating the automobile thefts and trying to identify suspects. One possible suspect is in police custody; however, authorities have yet to charge him in connection with the theft crimes.

Meanwhile, the Mountain Lakes Police Department is warning local residents to lock their automobiles and avoid leaving the keys inside the vehicles.

To learn more, go to the DailyRecord.com article, “Mountain Lakes PD Alerts Residents to Car Thefts.”

Denville Drunk Driving LawyersPolice officers recently arrested a Morris Plains man who allegedly caused a drunk driving accident in Denville, NJ.

The suspect is a 39-year-old male from Morris Plains, New Jersey. He allegedly got intoxicated and then fell asleep behind the wheel of his car while traveling on Franklin Road in Denville, New Jersey.

The Denville Police Department received a call from an ambulance driver who became concerned after reportedly seeing a motorist swerving through traffic. When Denville NJ police officers arrived at the scene, they allegedly saw the suspect moving into oncoming traffic on the road.

According to authorities, the suspect almost crashed into several cars and then nearly struck a police patrol vehicle.

Denville police eventually got the suspect to pull over. When the suspect allegedly failed field sobriety tests, he was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI). Police also cited the suspect for numerous traffic violations, including reckless driving, failure to keep right, failure to maintain lane, and improper turn.

For more information about this case, see the Daily Record.com article, “Denville Cops: Drunk Driver Nearly Police Car ‘Head On.’”

Rockaway Township Drug Crime LawyersPolice recently arrested at least 15 people who were reportedly connected to a drug distribution operation in Rockaway Township and other parts of Morris County, New Jersey.

Law enforcement officials started an investigation into the alleged drug network after getting several tips about illegal drug dealing in Morris County, Bergen County, Sussex County, Warren County, and Passaic County.

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force detectives spent more than a month investigating the operation and utilized wiretaps to get evidence of illegal drug sales.

According to authorities, one of the suspects, a 23-year-old man from Elmwood Park, made daily trips throughout New Jersey to deliver heroin and crack cocaine. The suspects allegedly distributed the illegal narcotics in Rockaway Township, Jefferson Township, Newton, Elmwood Park, and Paterson.

Several suspects arrested by police face charges for multiple drug offenses, including distribution of heroin and distribution of cocaine.

Additionally, the Elmwood Park NJ suspect has been charged with a weapons offense because police officers allegedly found him with a .22-caliber handgun at his home.

For additional information about this case, access the DailyRecord.com article, “Heroin, Cocaine Ring Cracked in Morris, Bergen, Warren, Sussex.”

Rockaway Township Theft AttorneysA Newark man who works at a Five Guys restaurant located in Rockaway Township allegedly stole almost $6,000 from the business and lost the money through gambling.

The suspect is a 44-year-old resident of Newark, New Jersey resident. He was employed at the Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurant on Mount Hope Avenue in Rockaway Township, NJ. (There are more than 1,400 Five Guys fast food

restaurants worldwide.) The suspect’s duties at the Five Guys restaurant reportedly included making cash deposits.

According to law enforcement, the suspect committed several theft crimes by embezzling cash that was supposed to be deposited into the bank on behalf of the restaurant. Instead of depositing the funds, the suspect allegedly kept $5,879 and later gambled away the money.

Now the suspect has been arrested and criminal charged with multiple counts of theft and fraud.

After being arrested and charged, the suspect was taken to the Morris County Jail in Morristown, NJ.

For additional information about this case, access the NJ.com article, “1 Guy Accused of Gambling Away Deposits from Five Guys Restaurant, Report Says.”

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.”