Hanover Police arrests trio at Americas Best Value Inn


HANOVER TOWNSHIP — On Tuesday, July 16, Hanover Township Police Officers Josh Williams, Megan Pritchard and Eric Prach arrested Mr. Glenn Hornecker, 34, Parsippany, Ms. Leah Klotzke, 30, currently residing at the Americas Best Value Inn and Mr. Chad Hayes, 46, Morris Plains for multiple drug offenses and warrants.

The officers were conducting foot patrol of the hotel property when they overheard a conversation about possible prostitution coming from one of the rooms.

A check of the room registry provided them with the name of the occupant, Mr. Hornecker.

A check of Mr. Hornecker resulted in locating an active $2500.00 warrant. The officers responded to the room and made contact with Mr. Hornecker and two other quests, Ms. Klotzke and Mr. Hayes.

Mr. Hornecker was advised of the active warrant and was arrested. While speaking with the occupants of the room drug paraphernalia was observed in plain view.

An investigation followed resulting in both Ms. Klotzke and Mr. Hayes being arrested.

The three individuals were transported to Hanover Police Headquarters for processing. Mr. Hornecker was released after posting bail on his warrant.

Mr. Hayes was charged with Possession of CDS, Possession of prescription legend drugs, Possession of hypodermic needles and Possession of drug paraphernalia. He was then released pending his court date.

Ms. Klotzke was charged with Defrauding a drug test, Hindering apprehension, Failure to give CDS to law enforcement ands Possession of drug paraphernalia. She had several active warrants totaling $1450.00. She was transported to Morris County Correctional Facility pending her court date.

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.