Tuesday, June 11, 2013
A man sustained life-threatening injuries after crashing into a tree on Interpace Parkway.
Parsippany Police are investigating a Monday night crash which left a man in critical condition. The identity of the driver has not been released by police. At 7:38 p.m. on Monday, emergency responders were called to a serious crash on Interpace Parkway near where it intersects with Cherry Hill Road, Ptl. Earl Kinsey said. The man was driving a 2002 blue Ford Focus when he left the roadway and struck a tree, police said. “Parsippany Rescue and Recovery extricated the severely injured driver from the vehicle before turning his care over to Parsippany Volunteer Ambulance and St. Clare’s Paramedics,” police said. The driver was taken to Morristown Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The Parsippany Police Department is investigating…
Monday, June 10, 2013
Jenna Leahey's relationship with the teen allegedly began with the exchange of sexually explicit pictures sent to the student.
A Parsippany Hills High School teacher was charged with criminal sexual contact Saturday after Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp said Jenna Leahey had a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old male student. Leahey, 32, of Morristown, was also charged with two counts of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child in addition to the two counts of the fourth degree criminal sex act charge. If convicted, she faces a mandatory 20-year prison sentence. Leahey became involved with the student in January, Knapp said, when the two began exchanging "explicit text messages" and Leahey "sent sexually explicit pictures of herself to him," according to a press statement. "The relationship allegedly progressed physically to acts of kissing and …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Police said a witness saw a man steal a leather jacket out of man's car before striking him with his Cadillac and driving away.
A pedestrian was hospitalized after being struck by the car of a driver who had allegedly stolen a jacket from his vehicle minutes prior last Thursday. Both the alleged hit-and-run and theft took place outside a business on Woodhollow Road around 3:30 p.m. Parsippany Police Ptl. Earl Kinsey said in a press release that an employee of the business told police that he saw a black male, described as approximately 5-foot-10 and weighing about 240 pounds, wearing black clothing pull into the parking lot in a black Cadillac CTS. The employee said the man got out of his car, opened the door of another man's car and removed a leather jacket. When the employee told the man who the car belonged to, the man ran outside yelling "stop" to the man who …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Police said Irvington man did not have a handgun carrying permit.
An Irvington man was released on $10,000 bail after police said they found a loaded 9mm GLOCK handgun on his backseat following a car crash on Saturday on New Road. Ernst Simeon, 33, was charged with possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of a handgun and aggravated assault. Additional police presence was requested after officers responded to the scene of the crash, 260 New Road, around 7:30 p.m. and found Simeon to have a handgun in the back pocket of the front passenger seat of his Chevy Trailblazer, according to a press release sent by Ptl. Earl Kinsey. Kinsey said Simeon did not have a permit to carry a handgun. Simeon was transported to the police station and released on bail. No injuries were reported at …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Police said crash is still under investigation.
The Route 10 crash in which a pedestrian was struck Saturday remains under investigation after the man died from his injuries according to Parsippany Police Ptl. Earl Kinsey. The pedestrian, whose name was not released, was struck by a car in the center lane at Route 10 West and Yacenda Drive just before 2 a.m. According to a press release sent by Kinsey Wednesday, the pedestrian died after being transported to Morristown Medical Center. Kinsey said no charges have been filed against the driver, who did stop the vehicle after the crash. Anyone with information on the incident should contact Ptl. Douglas Weidanz of the Parsippany Police Department at 973-263-4300.
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Parsippany police were investigating the accident that sent one man to the hospital in unknown condition early Saturday morning after he was hit by a car.
A pedestrian was taken to the hospital early Saturday morning after getting hit by a car at Route 10 West and Yacenda Drive, authorities said. The call came in at 1:54 a.m. Saturday, according to Parsippany police, who were unable to release the male victim’s name because his family hadn’t yet been notified. The victim was taken to Morristown Medical Center, where his condition was not known, police said. The investigation into the accident is ongoing, according to police.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Suspended sheriff's officer and his wife were allegedly drunk and arguing with infant in car.
A former township firefighter—accused of arson and indicted earlier this year on official misconduct and drug offenses—and his wife were charged with child neglect Wednesday after allegedly being drunk and arguing with their infant inside a car in a Route 46 supermarket parking lot, Parsippany Police said. Jason Campbell, 34, and Jennifer Campbell, 33, both of Parsippany, were each charged with child neglect. Jennifer Campbell was also charged with obstruction for allegedly resisting arrest and assaulting two officers while being placed under arrest, according to Officer Earl Kinsey, a spokesman for the police department. The couple was indicted in October after being arrested in March for alleged possession of Oxycodone following a motor …
Sunday, June 24, 2012
The following arrest information was supplied by the Parsippany Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
A man wanted for allegedly stealing a pickup truck in Colorado was found recently at a Parsippany hotel. Ronald A. Stallcop, 55, of Colorado Springs, Colo., was charged with receiving stolen property after Parsippany Police found him and the 2006 Ford pickup at the Residence Inn, police said. Authorities were made alerted of the theft by the Littleton Police Department in Colorado. Parsippany Police said Officer Michelle Kardos went to the Residence Inn at 3 Gatehall Drive in search of the vehicle, and found it there and located Stallcop, who had a room at the hotel. Stallcop was transported to headquarters for processing and charged with receiving stolen property, police said. Bail was set at $2,000 with a 10 percent option. Police said …
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Road was closed between Brooklawn Drive and Rita Drive during accident investigation.
Parsippany Police are investigating a two-car crash that occurred on Littleton Road late Tuesday night. One car was badly damaged at Littleton Road and Brooklawn Drive while the other vehicle apparently came to rest on a Littleton Road front lawn. Littleton Road/Route 202 was closed between Brooklawn Drive and Rita Drive around 11 p.m., police said. Additional information about the crash and the conditions of the vehicle occupants was not immediately available.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The following information was provided by the Washington Township Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
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Wednesday, May 16, 2012
A woman from Elizabeth was arrested in Long Valley for three outstanding warrants after being stopped for alleged speeding, Washington Township Police Lt. Doug Compton said. Marguerit Mbida, 24, was stopped on East Mill Road just after midnight Wednesday morning by officer Michael Thompson, Compton said. After an identification check, Thompson learned Mbida had outstanding warrants from Hackettstown, Parsippany, and Hopatcong municipal courts in the amount of $1,300, Compton said. Mbida was unable to post bail and taken into custody, and was later turned over to Hackettstown Police, Compton said. She was also issued a summons for the alleged speeding. For questions about this post, please email email@example.com.