Attempted Burglary at Johnny’s Pizza leads to arrest of East Hanover resident

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP — Hanover Township Police Patrols and Detectives responded to a report of an attempted burglary to Johnny’s Pizza on Parsippany Road during the snowstorm on March 1.

Evidence collected at the scene enabled Det. Littman to develop Alfonso Peterson as the suspect. On March 8, detectives located Mr. Peterson, 50, East Hanover, near his home.

Mr. Peterson was arrested without incident. During a search subsequent to arrest, Detectives located a crack pipe in his possession.

Mr. Peterson was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia in addition to criminal mischief and attempted burglary.

He was lodged in Morris County Correctional Facility pending his court appearance.

Editor’s Note: An arrest or the signing of a criminal complaint is merely an accusation.  Despite this accusation, the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until he or she has been proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.


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