DENVILLE - A Passaic man was identified by police as the person who stole more than $2,000 from a Denville gas station earlier this month, police said.

The man, Nicolas Torres, 35, was charged with theft and hindering apprehension, police said. He is accused of stealing $2,165 from the Sunoco station on Route 46, a theft that took place March 18.

Police said a "lengthy investigation and the review of surveillance footage in the area" led to the arrest of Torres who was placed in the Morris County jail.