Theft from Motor Vehicle, Cpl. Bryan Christie: A resident
of Mirror Place reported the theft of a Garmin GPS valued at $300.00 from his an
Theft, Cpl. Bryan Christie: A resident of Paderewski Road reported that a Warn M-9000
Winch was stolen from the front of the vehicle. The winch is valued at
Suspicious Activity, Drug Offenses, PO Eric Sudak: PO Sudak
responded Edison Road for a report of a male passed out in a vehicle. Officer
Sudak found William Brovich age 30 of Sussex who
allegedly was under the influence of heroin. He was placed under arrest and
later charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (suspected
heroin) and possession of a hypodermic needle. He was later released pending a Court
Offenses, PO Justin Gjelsvik: Dale Nilsen age 32 of
Jefferson Twp. and Daniel Foit age 23 of Jefferson
Twp. were arrested for heroin possession and possession of a hypodermic
syringe. Both were charged with the same and later released pending a Court appearance.
DWI, PO Ryan McGowan: Jeffrey McNeel Jr. age 32
of Stanhope arrested for DWI after getting his vehicle stuck in the median of Route
15. Later released pending a Municipal Court appearance.
Vehicle Accident, Drug Offenses, PO Brian Seeley: Officer
Seeley responded to Berkshire Valley Road for a report of a single vehicle motor
vehicle accident. Upon the Officers arrival the driver had left the scene. The driver
was later identified as John Moore Jr. age 21 of Jefferson Twp. During a search
of the vehicle a fold of suspected heroin was located. The driver was charged
with leaving the scene, failure to report an accident and possession of a controlled
DWI, Cpl. Bryan Christie:
Indrit Lamcaj age 32 of
Lodi NJ was arrested for DWI at the scene of a motor vehicle stop near Berkshire
Valley Road. He was charged with DWI and later released pending a Municipal
3/18/2014, Graffiti/ Criminal Mischief
PO Justin Gjelsvik: An
unknown person/persons spray painted the front and side of the new Vinnie and
Sons building between the hours of 2130 hours on 03/17/2014 and 0500 hours on
Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Warrant Arrest: While on routine patrol in the area
of Brady Road, Officer Reina observed a vehicle with an expired registration.
Further investigation revealed a $400.00 Dover Municipal Court warrant for the driver
identified as John Clark age 47 of Jefferson Twp. The driver was issued summonses for unlicensed
driver and expired registration. The
passenger later identified as Rodger Crane age 19 of Jefferson was arrested and
charged with possession of heroin and possession of a hypodermic needle. Both were
later released pending a court appearance.
Possession of controlled dangerous substance, PO Justin Gjelsvick/PO
Tim Hecht: After a
motor vehicle stop on Homestead Road Officer Gjelsvik observed the smell of marijuana.
The driver identified as Stephen Shipley-Sanchez age 20 of Jefferson Twp. and
passenger Anthony Dudukovich age 19 of Jefferson Twp.
were placed under arrest. Mr. Shipley-Sanchez was charged with possession of a
controlled dangerous substance and intent to distribute, Mr. Dudukovich was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous
substance. Both were later released pending a court appearance.
Warrant Arrest, PO Matt Cannarozzi:
Jonathan Georgans age 24 of Jefferson Twp. was
arrested by Hackensack PD on an outstanding $2000.00 Jefferson Twp. Municipal
court warrant. He was transported to Morris County Correctional Facility in
lieu of bail.
Burglary Report, Drug Offenses, PO Sean Krater: Officer
Krater responded to Club 15 on Route 15 South for a report of a burglary to a
motor vehicle. Dennis Rafael Figueroa Lopez age 32 of Pompano Beach, Florida was
placed under arrest. While searching the
suspect, Cpl. Kropp located a clear plastic zip lock bag containing a green leafy vegetation believed to be suspected marijuana on
his person. He was charged with burglary, and possession of a controlled
dangerous substance and paraphernalia. He was transported to Morris County Correctional
Facility in lieu of $10,000.00 bail.
Criminal Mischief, PO Tim Hecht: Unknown actor(s) damaged an emergency shut off
switch and its glass cover for the back-up generator located at the Verizon
Building on Espanong Road.
Theft, PO Tim Hecht: A resident of Larry Road reported the theft of his
power washer from his residence while it was being renovated.
Motor Vehicle Accident/DWI, Cpl. Bryan Christie: Patrick
Healy age 21 of Jefferson Twp. was arrested for DWI after he struck a parked
car on Lakeview Court and left the scene. Mr. Healy was charged with DWI,
leaving the scene and failure to report an accident and possession of less than
50gm of Marijuana. He was later released
pending a Municipal Court appearance.
Fraud, PO Brian Seeley: A local business located on Route 15 reported that he received a phone call from what
he believed to be JCP&L representative. The caller advised that he did not
pay his last month?s electric bill and that he owes JCP&L $500.00 and demanded
immediate payment. The called advised the owner to go to Walgreens and purchase
a Green Dot Money Pak card with a $500.00 value. Residents should be aware this
is a scam and should contact JCP&L directly if you receive such a phone
Warrant Arrest, PO Sean Krater: Dominick Bencivengo age 23
of Jefferson Twp. was detained by the Roxbury Township Police Department on an
active $400.00 Jefferson Township Municipal Court warrant. Mr. Bencivengo was
unable to post bail and was transported to Morris County Correctional Facility in
lieu of bail.
Criminal Mischief, Cpl. Doug Martin- Cpl. Martin observed graffiti on Jefferson Twp. Health
Chet Glazewski & PO Eric Sudak: Officers responded to Marine Max on
Espanong Road for a reported structure fire.
Upon arrival, officers observed the roof on the showroom portion of the
building was engulfed in flames.
Twp. Fire CO #2, CO #1, Picatinny Fire, responded to
scene and was able to extinguish the fire.
Extensive damage was done to showroom area of building along with the
roof above the showroom. Det. Lt . John Ottina and Morris County Sheriff Office Crime
Scene Unit responded to scene.
Preliminary investigation reveals fire may have been caused by an
exterior lighted sign on the front of the building. Investigation continuing.
No injuries reported.