Morris County Park Police Department

  • Agency: Morris County Park Police Department
  • Address: 300 Mendham Rd, Morristown, 07960 NJ
  • Chief: William Huyler IV (Chief of Police)
Phone: 973-326-7654
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Morris County Park Police Department is located at 300 Mendham Rd, Morristown, 07960 NJ. The Chief of Police of the department is William Huyler IV. The Morris County Park Police Department phone number is 973-326-7654.

Morris County Park Police Department News

POLICE BLOTTER: October 7 to 13, 2017: -10/7: ARREST FOR D.W.I.: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Morris Township. An investigation led to Susan J. Lofrumento, age 51, of Morris Township, to be charged with Driving While Intoxicated and several other motor-vehicle violations. She was released with a court date pending. -10/8: ARREST FOR D.W.I.: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Mount Olive. An investigation led to Thomas W. Lopresti, age 56, of Blairstown, to be charged with Driving While Intoxicated and several other motor-vehicle violations. He was released with a court date pending. -10/10: ARREST FOR WARRANT: Officers observed a County Ordinance violation in Old Troy County Park in Parsippany. An investigation revealed Elizabeth A. Flannery, age 36, of Morristown, to have a warrant for failure to appear in Mine Hill Municipal Court. She was released with a new court date pending. -10/12: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers were dispatched to Central County Park in Parsippany on a report of a suspicious occupied vehicle. An investigation led to Tracey H. Cook, age 36, of Granville, N.Y., to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was released with a court date pending. -10/13: ARREST FOR WARRANT: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Jefferson. An investigation revealed Shawn I. Taylor, age 50, of Easton, PA., to have a warrant for failure to appear in Bloomfield Municipal Court. He was released with a court date pending. ***All persons charged with a crime or offense should be presumed innocent unless later found guilty in court.***

POLICE BLOTTER: September 27 to October 1, 2017: -9/27: ARREST FOR WARRANT: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Randolph. An investigation revealed Damon N. Johnson, age 24, of Jersey City, to have a warrant for failure to appear in Randolph Municipal Court. He was able to post the required bail and released with a new court date pending. -9/28: ARREST FOR WARRANT: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for an equipment violation in Morristown. An investigation revealed that Onir A. Ritzie, age 24, of Morristown, to have a warrant for failure to appear in Hanover Township Municipal Court. He was unable to post the required bail and lodged in the Morris County Correctional Center pending a court appearance. -9/29: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers were conducting a foot patrol detail at Patriots' Path in Morristown when they observed a suspicious person. An investigation led to Jonathan Aguirre-Reyes, age 27, of Morristown, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance and Being Under the Influence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. He was released with a court date pending. -9/30: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop in Hanover Township. An investigation led to a juvenile to be charged with Possession of Suspected-Amphetamine Pills, Possession of Suspected-Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Shoplifting. The juvenile was released to a parent with a court date pending. -10/1: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Morristown. An investigation led to Joharecia M. Darby, age 28, of Elizabeth, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. She was released with a court date pending. -10/1: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for an equipment violation in Florham Park. An investigation led to Zachary J. Felton, age 20, of Beachwood, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. He was released with a court date pending. ***All persons charged with a crime or offense should be presumed innocent unless later found guilty in court.***

Smart911 Free Emergency Call Service is Now Available to a Majority of Morris County Residents: https://morriscountynj.gov/2017/10/smart911-free-emergency-call-service-is-now-available-to-a-majority-of-morris-county-residents/

The Morris County Prosecutor's Office is hosting an opioid awareness program tomorrow, Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 7:00 P.M. at Ridgedale Middle School, Florham Park, N.J.: https://prosecutor.morriscountynj.gov/2017/10/opioid-programs-set-for-randolph-and-florham-park/

The Morris County Prosecutor's Office is hosting an opioid awareness program tomorrow, Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at 7:00 P.M. at Randolph Township High School: https://prosecutor.morriscountynj.gov/2017/10/opioid-programs-set-for-randolph-and-florham-park/

Morris County offers free Veterans legal clinic and benefits expo tomorrow, October 11, 2017, from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. at Morristown Town Hall, 200 South Street, Morristown, N.J.: https://morriscountynj.gov/2017/10/morris-county-offers-free-veterans-legal-clinic-and-benefits-expo-on-oct-11/

Tomorrow is the annual, "Put the Brakes of Fatalities Day," a nationwide effort to curb the tens-of-thousands of deaths each year on our roadways. As a part of this endeavor, the Morris County Park Police Department will be strictly enforcing unsafe, distracted, and impaired driving.

Today is "Knock Out Opiate Abuse Day" in Morris County: https://prosecutor.morriscountynj.gov/2017/09/knock-out-opiate-abuse-day-in-october-6/

Police Explorers from the Parsippany Police Department were given a tour of the Morris County Park Police Department's Mounted Unit last week.

We extend our heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the senseless and horrific Las Vegas massacre, now the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/02/us/vegas-victims-names.html

POLICE BLOTTER: September 19 to 21: -9/19: ARRESTS FOR DRUG PARAPHERNALIA: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Jefferson. An investigation led to Michael W. Allison, age 60, of Morris Township, and Diane M. Sciara, age 42, of Morristown, to be charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. They were both released with a court date pending. -9/21: ARRESTS FOR NARCOTICS/WARRANT: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for an equipment violation in Hanover. An investigation led to Onir A. Ritzie, age 24, of Morristown, to be charged with Possession of Suspected Heroin, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Being Under the Influence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. Prez D. Howell, age 20, of Morristown, was found to have a warrant for failure to appear in Parsippany Municipal Court. Mr. Ritzie was released with a court date pending and Mr. Howell was turned over to the custody of the Parsippany Police Department. -9/21: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop in Hanover. An investigation led to Anthony D. Cannella, age 24, of Morris Township, to be charged with Possession of Suspected L.S.D. and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was lodged in the Morris County Correctional Center with a court date pending. ***All persons charged with a crime or offense should be presumed innocent unless later found guilty in court.***

The Morris and Sussex County Prosecutor’s Offices will join the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, and the County Prosecutor’s Association of New Jersey, in an October 2, 2017 training program at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy on West Hanover Avenue in Parsippany, beginning at 9:00 A.M.: https://morriscountynj.gov/2017/09/morris-and-sussex-county-prosecutors-to-take-part-in-bias-crime-training-program/

POLICE BLOTTER: September 11 to 16: -9/11: ARRESTS FOR NARCOTICS: Officers observed a local ordinance violation in the Tourne County Park in Denville. An investigation led to Grant M. Gallagher, age 22, of Englishtown, and Sarah A. Melamed, age 22, of Montville, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Being Under the Influence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. They were both released with a court date pending. -9/11: ARREST FOR DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Parsippany. An investigation led to Blake H. Robert, age 24, of Dover, to be charged with Driving While Intoxicated and several other motor-vehicle violations. He was released with a court date pending. -9/11: ARREST FOR WARRANT: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Jefferson. An investigation revealed Pyong K. Pak, age 42, of Mahwah, to have a warrant for failure to appear in Palisades Park Municipal Court. He was able to post the required bail and released with a new court date pending. -9/16: ARREST FOR DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Washington. An investigation led to Rita Conte, age 65, of Morris Plains, to be charged with Driving While Intoxicated. She was released with a court date pending. ***All persons charged with a crime or offense should be presumed innocent unless later found guilty in court.***

http://parsippanyfocus.com/2017/09/22/driver-arrested-after-motor-vehicle-crash/

POLICE BLOTTER: September 6 to 10, 2017: -9/6: ARRESTS FOR NARCOTICS: Officers observed a local ordinance violation at Mount Hope County Park in Rockaway Township. An investigation led to Daniel V. Spalt, age 20, of Rockaway Township, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Being Under the Influence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; and John J. Mogavero, age 19, of Rockaway Township, to be charged with Being Under the Influence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. They were both released with a court date pending. -9/7: ARREST FOR HYPODERMIC NEEDLE: Officers were dispatched to Lewis Morris County Park in Morris Township on a report of a local ordinance violation. An investigation led to Joseph D. Gerhard, age 24, of Denville, to be charged with Possession of a Hypodermic Needle and Hindering Apprehension. He was also found to have two warrants for failure to appear in court. He was turned over to the custody of the Morris County Sheriff's Office Warrant Squad. -9/7: ARREST FOR WARRANT: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for an equipment violation in Morristown. An investigation revealed the driver, Jaime L. Cattano, age 40, of Morristown, to have a warrant for failure to appear in Mendham Township Municipal Court. She was released with a new court date pending. -9/9: ARREST FOR WARRANT: Officers were dispatched to Morris Township Police Department on a report of an individual, Kevin Gaskins, age 24, of Morristown, who had a warrant for failure to appear in Morristown Municipal Court on charges stemming from a Morris County Park Police Department incident. He was unable to post the required bail and lodged in the Morris County Correctional Facility pending a court appearance. -9/10: ARREST FOR DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for an equipment violation in Dover. An investigation led to Ricardo A. Cepeda-Cruz, age 22, of Randolph, to be charged with Driving While Intoxicated and several other motor-vehicle violations. He was released with a court date pending. ***All persons charged with a crime or offense should be presumed innocent unless later found guilty in court.***

Applications for Class II Special Law Enforcement Officer positions must be postmarked or dropped off by today. See previous posts for further information. http://m66.siteground.biz/~morrispa/assets/images/PDFs/Park_Police/mcpp_app_fillable.pdf

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Morris County is offering Youth Mental Health First Aid Training tomorrow, September 23, 2017, from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. at NewBridge Center, 1259 Route 46 East, Building 2, Parsippany, N.J. More information can be found here: https://morriscountynj.gov/2017/08/youth-mental-health-training-for-adults-offered-in-morris-county-during-suicide-prevention-month/

POLICE BLOTTER: August 21 to 23, 2017: -8/21: ARRESTS FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Jefferson. An investigation led to Allison L. Henriksen, age 23, of Bartonsville, PA., to be charged with Possession of Suspected Cocaine, Possession of Suspected Marijuana, Possession of Suspected Hashish Oil, Driving While Intoxicated, and several other violations. She was released with a court date pending. -8/21: ARREST FOR DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for moving violation in Boonton Township. An investigation led to James B. Berkowitz, age 46, of Boonton Township, to he charged with Driving While Intoxicated and numerous other motor-vehicle violations. He was released with a court date pending. -8/22: ARREST FOR WARRANT: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for an equipment violation in Jefferson. An investigation revealed Jack J. Elston, age 39, of Newton, to have a warrant for failure to appear in Totowa Municipal Court. He was released with a new court date pending. -8/22: ARREST FOR DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation. An investigation led to Jhon A. Cardenas, age 23, of Dover, to be charged with Driving While Intoxicated and numerous other motor-vehicle violations. He was released with a court date pending. -8/23: ARRESTS FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Rockaway Township. An investigation led to Andrew K. Gribble, age 26, of Stillwater, to be charged with Possession of Suspected Heroin, Possession of Suspected Crack-Cocaine, Possession of a Hypodermic Needle, Hindering Apprehension, and Being Under the Influence of a Controlled Dangerous Substance; and Michelle M. Jerchaflie, age 25, of Sparta, Possession of Suspected Suboxone, Possession of Suspected Psilocybin Mushrooms, and Possession of Hypodermic Needles. Mr. Gribble was lodged in the Morris County Correctional Facility pending a court appearance and Ms. Jerchaflie was released with a court date pending. ***All persons charged with a crime or offense should be presumed innocent unless later found guilty in court***

Friday is the last day to apply for a Class II Special Law Enforcement Officer position: Duties: -In accordance with New Jersey Title 40A:14-146.10 to 18: Vehicular and foot patrol conducting site security at events throughout the year, including but not limited to: control and enforcement of crowds, traffic, and parking. -Any other law enforcement functions, as needed. -Must be available and willing to work nights, weekends, and some holidays. Requirements: -Training: Applicants must already possess certification from the New Jersey Police Training Commission (P.T.C.) as a Class II Special Law Enforcement Officer. -Citizenship: U.S. citizen -Age: 18 years of age or older -Residence: Must reside in the State of New Jersey -Education: High School diploma or its equivalent. -Driver’s License: Must possess valid New Jersey Driver’s License Hiring Procedure: -Preliminary Application Review -Initial Interview -Secondary Interview -Background Investigation -Psychological Examination -Medical Examination, including Urinalysis Salary: -$20.00 to $25.00 per hour, depending upon qualifications and experience. Applying: Follow the below link to fill-out and print the application, then mail to: Morris County Park Police Department 300 Mendham Road Morristown, N.J. 07960 http://m66.siteground.biz/~morrispa/assets/images/PDFs/Park_Police/mcpp_app_fillable.pdf There is no need to include a resume. If you are having trouble downloading or printing the application, they can also be picked up at Police Headquarters, Monday to Friday, 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. There is no application fee and the deadline to apply is September 22, 2017. Please understand that not every applicant will advance to the initial interview phase. If you have any questions, please submit via this forum or private message, but please read everything above before asking. Please do not call the Police Department with any questions.

Congratulations to Ryan Houser, who was honored by the Morris County Freeholders as a National "E.M.T. of the Year": https://morriscountynj.gov/2017/09/ryan-houser-national-emt-of-the-year-honored-by-the-freeholders/

Morris County is hosting a Military Health & Wellness Fair tomorrow, September 20, 2017, from 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at Morristown Town Hall. https://www.facebook.com/events/1245880672183103/?acontext=%7B%22action_history%22%3A%22[%7B%5C%22surface%5C%22%3A%5C%22page%5C%22%2C%5C%22mechanism%5C%22%3A%5C%22page_upcoming_events_card%5C%22%2C%5C%22extra_data%5C%22%3A[]%7D]%22%2C%22has_source%22%3Atrue%7D

POLICE BLOTTER: August 12 to 20, 2017: -8/12: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Jefferson. An investigation led to Emmanuel I. Benito, age 23, of Jersey City, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. He was released with a court date pending. -8/12: MISSING MALE: Officers were dispatched to Schooley's Mountain County Park in Washington on a report of a 77-year-old male who became separated from his family. He was eventually located in good physical and mental condition. -8/13: ARREST FOR DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Morris Township. An investigation led to Jhon J. Cabal-Henao, age 32, of Randolph, to be charged with Driving While Intoxicated and several other motor-vehicle violations. He was released with a court date pending. -8/18: ARREST FOR DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Morristown. An investigation led to Mark V. Romero, age 34, of Hillsborough, to be charged with Driving While Intoxicated and several other motor-vehicle violations. He was released with a court date pending. -8/19: ARREST FOR WARRANT: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for an equipment violation in Kinnelon. An investigation revealed the driver, Tonya L. Zeppetelli, age 42, of West Milford, to have a warrant for failure to appear in Butler Municipal Court. She was able to pay the required bail and was released with a new court date pending. -8/19: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Morristown. An investigation led to Melissa Robles, age 32, of Dover, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. She was released with a court date pending. -8/20: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for an equipment violation in Jefferson. An investigation led to Yusuf A. Neal, age 34, of Jersey City, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. He was released with a court date pending. ***All persons charged with a crime or offense should be presumed innocent unless later found guilty in court.***

The Morris County Park Police Department is accepting applications for Class II Special Law Enforcement Officers. We seek to fill three (3) positions. Duties: -In accordance with New Jersey Title 40A:14-146.10 to 18: Vehicular and foot patrol conducting site security at events throughout the year, including but not limited to: control and enforcement of crowds, traffic, and parking. -Any other law enforcement functions, as needed. -Must be available and willing to work nights, weekends, and some holidays. Requirements: -Training: Applicants must already possess certification from the New Jersey Police Training Commission (P.T.C.) as a Class II Special Law Enforcement Officer. -Citizenship: U.S. citizen -Age: 18 years of age or older -Residence: Must reside in the State of New Jersey -Education: High School diploma or its equivalent. -Driver’s License: Must possess valid New Jersey Driver’s License Hiring Procedure: -Preliminary Application Review -Initial Interview -Secondary Interview -Background Investigation -Psychological Examination -Medical Examination, including Urinalysis Salary: -$20.00 to $25.00 per hour, depending upon qualifications and experience. Applying: Follow the below link to fill-out and print the application, then mail to: Morris County Park Police Department 300 Mendham Road Morristown, N.J. 07960 http://m66.siteground.biz/~morrispa/assets/images/PDFs/Park_Police/mcpp_app_fillable.pdf There is no need to include a resume. If you are having trouble downloading or printing the application, they can also be picked up at Police Headquarters, Monday to Friday, 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. There is no application fee and the deadline to apply is September 22, 2017. Please understand that not every applicant will advance to the initial interview phase. If you have any questions, please submit via this forum or private message, but please read everything above before asking. Please do not call the Police Department with any questions.