Friday, September 7, 2012
Police are looking into the theft of more than $1,000, which occurred between Monday night and Tuesday morning.
Over $1,000 was recently stolen from the Summit Community Center on Morris Avenue according to police. Details are sketchy at the moment, but according to an item in the Summit Police log, cash was taken from a lockbox at the center this week. Summit Police Captain Andrew Bartolotti would not release a copy of the theft report pending a police inquiry into the matter. "This is is an ongoing criminal investigation, " he told Patch. Police have reported, however, that $1,426 in cash was taken from the center between 7p.m. Monday, Sept. 3, and 8:30a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4. It's not clear if the box was indoors or outside. Employees at the Department of Community Programs, which operates the rec center would not discuss the matter. Director of …
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Editor's Note: The following information was supplied by the Summit Police Department. An arrest is not a conviction. Subjects are considered innocent until proven guilty.
The following are arrests made by the Summit Police Department:
Friday, June 29, 2012
Editor’s note: The following information was supplied by the Summit Police Department.
Summit Police saw their third car theft report in 10 days this week when a Lexus RX3 was reported stolen from a Woodland Avenue home's garage. Police report that the crime occurred between 8:30p.m. on June 26 and 9:30a.m. on June 27. Previously, a 2006 Chrysler 300 was reported stolen on June 19, and on June 20 a 1997 Honda was reported stolen. In other crime news $150 was stolen from the Summit Municipal Golf Course in a case of alleged criminal mischief. The money was in a safe on the property. According to police, sometime between 9p.m. on June 26 and 5a.m. the next day a flag was also stolen, a door kicked in, and tire marks were left on the golf course. If you have any information on these crimes, or want to report an incident to …
Thursday, June 28, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Summit Police Department. An arrest is not a conviction. Subjects are considered innocent until proven guilty.
The following were recent arrests by the Summit Police Department: Editor's Note: An arrest is not a conviction. Subjects are considered innocent until proven guilty.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Summit Police Department.
Here are the most recent crimes reported to Summit Police. Burglaries Automobile Thefts Other Reported Thefts Criminal Mischief
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Police are telling residents about burglaries in the Route 24, Route 78 area.
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
The following is from an alert issued by the Summit Police Department: Over the past few days there has been an increase in burglary activity to homes within close proximity to Route 24, Route 78. Please be sure to activate your alarm system and report any suspicious activity or person to police immediately. One victim observed an unknown vehicle in his driveway. The vehicle was described as a white sedan with tinted windows. This type of activity makes it essential for neighbors to report unknown vehicles and persons to the police for investigation. —Summit Police Department
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that decision.
Summit Police have arrested Ronald A. Perry, II, 18, of Summit and an unnamed teen from Irvington in the alleged robbery of a pair of teens on Union Place on May 4th. Police are still searching for a third suspect in the robbery. Here are the details of a Summit Police press release sent out this afternoon: At approximately 11:15 p.m. on May 4th, the Summit Police Department took a report from a 15-year- old male who stated that he and his friend, also a 15-year-old male, had both been the victims of a strong-arm robbery earlier that evening. He stated that he and his friend were walking on Union Place in the vicinity of Starbucks when they were approached by three males who blocked their path and demanded their cell phones and wallets…
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Editor’s note: The following information was supplied by the Summit Police Department. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
Last week, a string of thefts from vehicles were reported along Huntley Road. Between 7:30p.m. and 11p.m. on April 3, cars in the area were entered and items allegedly taken. In all, property valued at just over $450 was reported stolen from the vehicles. The earliest reported incident that night occurred between 9:15p.m. and 10:30p.m. when a $1 and a pack of cigarettes were stolen from a parked car. The second incident involved a car parked in a Huntley Road driveway. Between 7:30p.m. and 11p.m., according to a police report, a pair of black Serenaeti sunglasses valued at $250 was missing from the car. The final reported Huntley Road vehicle entry took place before 11:07p.m. and a total of $200 cash was reported missing from a wallet …
Friday, March 30, 2012
Editor’s note: The following arrest information was supplied by the Summit Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
Shelly C. Ostrowski, 73, of Chatham was arrested for allegedly shoplifting from a business on DeForest Avenue, according to Summit police. The incident happened March 26. Other arrests: A Newark teen was arrested for hindering apprehension or prosecution in the 3rd degree. Doremus T. Baker, 19, was taken into custody by Summit Police near Springfield Avenue and Maple Street on March 28. Contempt of Court Three Newark residents were arrested on charges of contempt of court. On March 24, Jose E. Guzman,31, was arrested after a stop on Route 24 and Broad St, and was hit with the charge. Veronica Quinones, 20, was also charged and arrested at the same location. On March 27, Malika Shanta Oliver, 34, was arrested on Broad Street on a …
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Irvington man allegedly assaulted Summit homeowner after morning break-in, say cops.
Summit police arrested an Irvington man this morning after he allegedly entered a home in the 100 block of Springfield Avenue while the homeowner was working in the basement. Police say Cecil Mitchell-Thomas, 20, was told to leave the home by the homeowner and then pushed the 31-year-old Summit resident down a flight of stairs and ran out. The unnamed man had come up from his basement to see about foot steps he was hearing on the first floor. "[Mitchell-Thomas] had been ransacking the house, looking for items and the homeowner interrupted him while he was doing that," said Capt. Steven Zagorski. The Summit man suffered only minor injuries from his fall and did not seek medical attention. A witness who Zagorski said is a retired New Jersey…