Friday, July 31st, 2015

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Morristown Police Chief Peter Demnitz have jointly announced the arrest of Andrew Pfitzenmayer, 26, of Peapack, on charges related to the possession of weapons.

Morris County Prosecutor Charges Peapack Man with Weapons Possession in Morristown Complex

On July 29, 2015, at about 10 a.m., the Morristown Police Department responded to the Headquarter’s Plaza complex at 19 Speedwell Avenue, Morristown, on a report of a man acting suspiciously.

The man, later identified as Andrew Pfitzenmayer, was found to be in possession of two guns and ammunition. He was arrested at the scene and transported to the Morristown Police Department.  

Further investigation resulted in the following charges: unlawful possession of weapons, related to the possession of the two Glock 9mm handguns; and possession of prohibited weapons, related to the possession of hollow-point ammunition.  

Judge Gary Troxell set bail at $100,000 for Pfitzenmayer, who was remanded to the Morris County Correctional Facility.     

The matter remains under investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office at 973-285-6200 or the Morristown Bureau of Police at 973-538-2200.

Numerous law enforcement agencies participated in the investigation, including the Major Crimes and Intelligence Units of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the Morristown Police, and the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Section. 

Any media inquiries may be directed to Morris County Prosecutor’s Deputy Chief Denise H. Arseneault at 973-285-6262 or [email protected]

It is important to note that the charges and allegations are merely accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.