East Hanover Man Filed False Police Report


HANOVER — On Hanover Township Police Officer Anthony D’Angelo took a report of an alleged robbery that had occurred at the Quick Chek on this date at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 22.

Mr. Matthew Fedroff, 41, East Hanover, advised Officer D’Angelo that four white males robbed him of his methadone pills, his iPhone 12, and his military ID.

During the interview, Mr. Fedroff details of the alleged robbery would change. After further questioning, Mr. Fedroff admitted to losing the bag and not being robbed but needed a refill on his methadone so that is why he decided to file a false police report.

He was charged with filing a false police report and was released pending his 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.