Police Blotter

Summit Police Blotter


6/24 - At 1201 hours a report was taken for a theft from a business on Morris Avenue. The incident occurred on 6/23 at approximately 2022 hours, where a white female with short brown hair, wearing a pink hat, multi-colored clothing and carrying tan handbag placed a shirt over a charity donation box that was on the counter in the store. Upon removing the shirt from the counter, she also removed the donation box with an undisclosed amount of money inside.

6/25 - At 2016 hours a report was taken for a bicycle stolen from the Summit Family Aquatic Center. Taken between 1200 hours and 1900 hours was a black ILUVE girl’s bicycle, valued at approximately $500.00. The bicycle had been left unsecured in the bicycle rack.

6/28 - At 1000 hours a report was taken for a theft to a business on Bank Street. Patrol discovered pry marks on the door leading into the business during the initial investigation. The victim reported the incident occurred between 1720 hours on 6/27 and 0915 hours on 6/28. Taken were a Dell Laptop, valued at $500.00 and a Lenovo Think Pad, valued at $1,200.00.

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6/28 - At 1043 hours a report was taken for a theft of cash from a business on Bank Street. Patrol discovered pry marks on the door leading into the business during the initial investigation with the theft occurring between 1400 hours on 6/27 and 1000 hours on 6/28. Taken from an unsecured drawer was $48.00 cash.

6/28 - At 1538 hours a report was taken for a bicycle stolen from the Summit Train Station. Taken between 0700 hours and 1530 hours

was a gray/silver men’s 27 speed Specialized Sirrus bicycle valued at approximately $800.00. The bicycle had been secured to the bicycle rack.

6/29 - At 0408 hours a report was taken for a theft of a motor vehicle. Taken between 0400 hours and 0402 hours on the same date was a 2015 black Ford Edge. The vehicle, valued at approximately $40,000.00 had been parked in front of a building on Summit Avenue, running, with the extra key fob inside of the car. Also taken with the vehicle were a pair of high end sunglasses valued at $500.00 and a Verizon tablet valued at $400.00.

6/29 - At 1127 hours a report was taken for a theft from a motor vehicle. Taken from an unlocked vehicle parked in a driveway on Ox Bow Lane was an iPhone 6 charging cable, valued at approximately $8.00 sometime between 2000 hours on 6/28 and 0800 hours on 6/29.

7/1- Richard R. Rodriguez, 54, of Elizabeth was arrested for operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license. Mr. Rodriguez was released with a pending court date.

7/3 - At 1636 hours a report was taken for a stolen motor vehicle between June 24-July 1. The vehicle, a 2015 Lexus LS460, was parked at a residence on Hawthorne Place. The owner was unsure if the vehicle was unlocked and if the key fob was inside, however, there were no signs of broken glass in the driveway. Estimated value of the vehicle was approximately $80,000.00. The vehicle was later recovered in Orange.

7/5 - At 0608 hours a report was taken for a stolen motor vehicle that occurred in the overnight hours of 7/4-7/5. The vehicle, a 2014 Audi Q5, had been left unlocked in a driveway on Edgewood Road with the key fob in the car. Estimated value of the vehicle was $40,000.00.

7/7 - At 0932 hours a report was taken for a theft of property. The incident occurred during the overnight hours of 7/6-7/7. Taken from a residence on Willow Road were four presidential campaign signs, total value of approximately $10.00.

7/11 - At 1010 hours a report was taken for a theft of a bicycle from a business on DeForest Avenue between 0945 hours and 1000 hours. The bicycle- a blue/black boy’s bicycle, valued at approximately $300.00 had been left secured to a dumpster.

Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

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