Several residents in a Parsippany NJ neighborhood dialed 911 around 9:00 p.m. to alert the Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department to a loud boom that reportedly sounded like an explosion. When Parsippany cops got to the area, they found evidence of an explosive device having been set off in the area of Allentown Road and Marmora Road. According to officials, the explosion was generated by a small device that had been triggered to go off.
Fortunately, no one sustained any injuries as a result of the explosion.
Parsippany NJ law enforcement looked into the explosion, but it has not yet been revealed exactly what type of device was detonated. Additionally, authorities have not indicated how far along they are with the investigation or whether they have identified any suspects in the case.
If and when police identify and apprehend the person, or persons, responsible for the potentially deadly explosion, it is likely that the culprit would likely face serious criminal charges for threat crimes and weapons offenses.
The Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department and the Morris County Sheriff’s Office are actively investigating the explosion. Anyone who has information should call Parsippany detectives at 973-263-4311 or the Morris County CrimeStoppers tip line at 973-COP-CALL.
For more information, check out the New Jersey News 12 article, “Police Probe Explosive Device Detonated in Parsippany-Troy Hills.”