Suspect surrenders after stand-off with Police

Morris County Sheriff's and Morris County Prosecutor's Office Swat Team

EAST HANOVER — East Hanover Police Department received a call from West Caldwell Police Department requesting assistance in locating an individual who had just committed an act of Domestic Violence in their town, on Thursday, July 18 at 8:30 a.m.

East Hanover Police Captain John Ambrose at the scene

West Caldwell Police Department reported the suspect was staying at a residence in East Hanover, located in the East Hanover Condo, off of River Road.

Patrols arrived and were unsuccessful in getting anyone to come to the door at the residence.

East Hanover Condo complex located off of River Road

The Morris County Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team and Prosecutor’s Office Crisis Negotiation Unit were contacted. Ultimately the suspect surrendered and was taken into custody. He was a 47-year old West Caldwell resident.

Various police agencies at the scene
East Hanover Police at the scene
Investigators at the scene
East Hanover Emergency Services Team

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Publisher of Parsippany Focus since 1989 and Morris Focus since January 1, 2019 both covering a wide range of events. Mr. Cahill serves as the Executive Board Member of the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce, President of Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany Foundation, Vice Chairman of Parsippany-Troy Hills Economic Development Advisory Board and Co-Host of Focus on Business, Cable TV Business Show.