Posted Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Randolph Police Chief David Stokoe announce the arrest of Lawrence W. Ball, 60, of Randolph, on numerous weapons related charges.
Randolph Police initially made contact with Ball due to a report of him making obscene gestures towards others. Police, in conjunction with the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Homeland Security Unit, subsequently initiated a suspicious person investigation which led to a search of the defendant’s home.
Numerous prohibited weapons were located at Mr. Ball’s home. Specifically, law enforcement officers seized 5 air/pellet guns, 51 daggers, 33 sling shots, and 11 metal knuckles.
The defendant was charged on Monday, Feb. 26, with the following offenses:
The defendant is lodged at the Morris County Correctional Facility.
Prosecutor Knapp would like to thank the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Homeland Security Unit, Randolph Police Department, and the Morris County Sheriff’s Office CIS whose efforts contributed to the investigation of this case.
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