HANOVER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Hanover Township Police arrested a man for filing a false report in an effort to get a refill for his methadone.
Police say on May 22, an officer took a report of an alleged robbery that had occurred at 9:30 p.m. at the QuickChek.
Matthew Fedroff, 41, of East Hanover told the officer that 4 white males robbed him of his methadone pills, his iPhone 12 and his military ID, police said.
During the interview, Fedroff details of the alleged robbery would change and after further questioning, he admitted to losing the bag and not being robbed but needed a refill on his methadone so that is why he decided to file a false police report, police said.
Fedroff was charged with filing a false police report and was released pending his court date.