Summit Crime Report: DWIs, Drug Bust, Thefts, Criminal Mischief
This information was supplied by the Summit Police Department.
Summit Police handled a number of thefts, reports of mischief, and arrests for possession of marijuana and Driving While Intoxicated between Dec. 6 and Dec. 19.
On Dec. 13, 56-year-old Union resident Paul C. Scheighardt was arrested on Morris Avenue for Careless Driving and Drive While Intoxicated.
The following day, Kirsten E. Crawford, a 24-year-old Summit resident, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and Driving While Suspended at Walnut Street and Sylvan Road.
On Dec. 17, Brooklyn residents Thomas Juliet, 59, and Ornafrio Genovese, 53, were arrested at Union Place for "Manufacturing, Distributing, Dispensing of CDS 1st Degree, CDS Distribution Near School Property, CDS Distribution Near Public Place 2nd Degree and Possession of CDS. About 30 pounds of marijuana were recovered." Click here to read more.
On Dec. 16, a Passaic Avenue resident reported criminal/malicious mischief after finding a swastika drawn on the back wall of his detached garage. Click here to read more about this story.
On Dec. 15, police handled a report of malicious mischief at a Morris Avenue residence. The resident found a rock was thrown through the front window of her apartment when she returned home and there were no signs of attempted entry into the apartment.
On Dec. 13, a resident reported that a copper grounding bar was taken from a property on Glenside Avenue where a Verizon Wireless cell tower stands. It is valued at $1,000.
Two days later, police handled a theft of one or possible two catalytic coverters from U-Haul trucks, which were parked at a gas station on Morris Essex Turnpike. This occurred between 9 p.m. on Dec. 6 and 6:30 a.m. on Dec. 7.
The next day, Dec. 16, police handled a report that a wallet was stolen from a vehicle parked in a driveway on Walnut Street that contained credit cards, an ID and about $160. In addition, a make-up kit with an estimated value between $350 and $400 was also taken from the vehicle. This occurred sometime between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Dec. 15.
On Dec. 6, police arrested Kenra D. Richardson, a 28-year-old Irvington resident, for 4 counts of Forgery 3rd Degree, Theft By Deception 3rd Degree and Theft By Deception 4th Degree.
Yesterday, police handled a report of a grey/silver hybrid bicycle, which occurred between 3 p.m. and 10 p.m. The bike was parked on a tree just outside 482 Springfield Ave.
Editor's note: This information was submitted to Summit Patch by the Summit Police Department. Any arrest information does not indicate a conviction.