HANOVER TOWNSHIP — On Wednesday, February 19 Detectives from the Hanover Township Police Department, with the assistance of the Morris County Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team, executed a high risk search and arrest warrant on a home in Orange.
Mr. Khalil Stewart, 18, Orange, was arrested and one handgun was recovered following the search warrant. A simultaneous operation in West Orange to arrest a second suspect, Pierre Marcelin Jr., 18, West Orange, found him not to be home.
Stewart was transported to Hanover Township Police Headquarters where he was charged with four counts of first degree armed robbery, four counts of aggravated assault, four counts of theft, one count of conspiracy to commit robbery, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose, and unlawful possession of a weapon.
Stewart was transported to the Morris County Correctional Facility pending a court appearance.
Investigators continued to search for the second suspect and located Mr. Pierre Marcelin, Jr. in Newark, on Tuesday, February 25. Marcelin was charged with four counts of first degree armed robbery, four counts of theft, and conspiracy to commit those offenses. Marcelin Jr. was lodged in the Morris County Correctional Facility on February 25 pending his court appearance.
These arrests were the result of an investigation of an armed robbery at a local hotel in late December 2019.