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Morris County Assistant Prosecutor commended for response to Ida flooding

Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, First Assistant Prosecutor Maggie Calderwood, and Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker Thursday presented a commendation to Assistant Prosecutor Justin Tellone for his rescue and recovery efforts in Somerset County during Ida flooding.

On September 2, 2021, Morris County experienced extensive and hazardous flooding as a result of a weather system that was once Hurricane Ida. Assistant Prosecutor Tellone joined the courageous search efforts in dangerous conditions, including dealing with recovered fatalities.

Assistant Prosecutor Tellone is being commended for his commitment to duty and for his selfless efforts in protecting the citizens of New Jersey during a major public emergency.

“Such efforts demonstrate a dedication and commitment to your community and fellow citizens in their time of extreme need,” Carroll said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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