Posted Monday, February 4th, 2019

Morris County Prosecutor's logoMorris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief Martin McParland, Jr. of the Rockaway Township Police Department announce the arrest of Samantha Viscardi, 22, of Rockaway, on charges stemming from a motor vehicle crash that occurred during the early morning hours on Saturday, Feb. 2.

It is alleged that Viscardi was the driver of a motor vehicle involved in a single vehicle crash that occurred in the area of 435 Green Pond Road in Rockaway Township. The subsequent investigation revealed that in addition to Viscardi, there was one other passenger in the vehicle at the time of the crash. The passenger sustained serious bodily injury in the crash. The passenger’s name and identity will not be released at this time.

Viscardi has been charged with one count of Assault by Auto, a crime of the third degree.

Members of the Rockaway Township Police Department, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office – Crime Scene Investigation, and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit contributed to this investigation.

Anyone with information about this investigation is encouraged to contact the Rockaway Township Police Department at (973) 625-4000 or the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit at (973) 285-6200.

Inquiries should be directed to Public Information Officer Peter DiGennaro at [email protected] or 973-829-8159.