Thursday, May 9, 2013
Child who came forward with information on alleged abuse was beat multiple times with belt by Carolyn Jackson, prosecutor said.
A U.S. Army major and his wife both pleaded not guilty to torturing and abusing their children on the Picatinny Arsenal military base during an appearance in federal court on Thursday, according to The Star-Ledger. John Jackson, 37, and Carolyn Jackson, 35, of Mount Holly, are currently out on $250,000 bail each. They have been ordered not to have contact with the adopted children they are accused of abusing or their three biological children after a 17-count indictment claims they abused two adopted kids for years by breaking their bones, withholding water from them, force-feeding them hot sauce and denying them medical attention. The alleged acts took place between August 2005 and April 23, 2010, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said. The …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Picatinny Arsenal Army major and his wife served 17-count indictment on charges of abusing their children through 'neglectful and cruel acts.'
A U.S. Army major stationed at the Picatinny Arsenal surrendered to federal agents Tuesday following his wife's arrest on charges the couple abused their adopted children by breaking their bones, witholding water from them, force-feeding them hot sauce and denying them medical attention. Carolyn Jackson, 35, and John E. Jackson, 37, of Mount Holly, were charged in a 17-count indictment that included 14 counts of endangering the welfare of a child and three counts of assault, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said. Each face a up to 10 years in prison on each of the 17 counts and a maximum $250,000 fine on each count. Fishman said the crimes were committed on the Morris County Picatinny Arsenal base. The indictment alleges the couple conspired to …
Friday, August 10, 2012
Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong fire departments among those that responded Thursday.
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Friday, August 10, 2012
Several buildings at Picatinny Arsenal were evacuated Thursday afternoon after a construction crew ruptured a gas line, a Picatinny public affairs specialist said Friday. According to Tim Rider, the line was struck Thursday at about 12:30 p.m., and several buildings in the central area of the installation were evacuated." The Picatinny Fire Department, Picatinny Police Department, Picatinny Arsenal Federal Guard and Picatinny's EMS 1 unit responded, Rider said. Jefferson, Mount Arlington, Lake Hopatcong and Warton fire departments also responded, Rider said. The Rockaway ambulance and fire departments also responded, as did NJ Natural Gas, Rider said. The gas leak was contained and confirmed there was no lingering or residual gas, Rider …
Monday, July 9, 2012
Master Sgt. Paul S. Horan currently works at Picatinny Arsenal and received Bronze Star.