Posted Friday, October 23rd, 2015
|Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp|
On Oct. 22, an indictment was returned against Lighty, charging him with robbery and several weapons charges, including unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.
On May 18, 2014, at 10:53 a.m., the Morristown Police Department was contacted about an armed robbery that occurred in the parking garage of the Morristown Medical Center.
Information revealed that a man who was armed with a handgun entered a parking lot complex office and demanded money from an employee. The suspect then fled the location.
On May 4, 2015, Lighty was charged by way of warrant-complaints with crimes related to this incident. On June 18, 2015, Lighty was arrested by officers with the East Orange Police Department on the outstanding warrant related to this incident.
Prosecutor Knapp thanks the Morristown Bureau of Police, East Orange Police Department and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit for their efforts in apprehending this defendant.
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