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Summit Police Blotter


08/24 - David W. Powers, 18, of Berkeley Heights was arrested and charged with simple assault. Mr. Powers was released with a pending court date.

09/27 - At 2227 hours a report was taken for an armed robbery that occurred on 09/24. The victim reported that on 09/24, between 2200-2230 hours, two black or Hispanic males approached him outside of a Morris Avenue establishment. The victim was struck in the head with a blunt object, possibly a baseball bat and knocked to the ground. The two suspects forcefully removed approximately $500.00 in cash from the victim. The victim was unable to provide a more accurate description of the two suspects.

09/28 - Karriema S. Hines, 24, of Linden was arrested on two contempt of court warrants out of Rahway and Elizabeth. Ms. Hines posted bail and was released with pending court dates from both police departments.

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09/28 -David C. Judge, 56, of Springfield was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated and obstructing the administration of the law. Mr. Judge was released with a pending court date.

09/28- At 1709 hours a report was taken for a theft from a Summit Avenue business. The victim reported a black male, approximately 6 feet tall, medium build, blond hair, wearing a red jacket and red pants, entered the business and removed a bottle of Old Forester Whiskey from a shelf and concealed it on his person. Upon confrontation by the business owner, the suspect denied the act, continued to wander around the store and then exited. The value of the bottle of liquor was approximately $ 21.95.

09/29 - Joris K. Koranteng, 27, of Maplewood was arrested and charged with shoplifting. Subsequent to Mr. Koranteng’s arrest, it was also discovered he had several contempt of court warrants out of Secaucus, Seaside Heights and Hoboken. Mr. Koranteng was transported to Summit Police Headquarters and processed for the shoplifting charge. Secaucus Police responded to Summit Police Headquarters where custody was turned over to them.

09/29 - At 1411 hours a report was taken for a theft of a wallet from a Morris Avenue employee. The victim reported that the wallet contained miscellaneous debit and credit cards, a driver’s license and approximately $ 50.00 in cash. The wallet, described as a brown Louis Vuitton, was valued at approximately $ 900.00.

09/30 - Johannes A. Zarzycki, 61, of Summit was arrested on a contempt of court warrant out of Chester Township. Mr. Zarzycki was released with a pending court date.

10/01 - Evan C. White, 26, of Princeton, was arrested on a contempt of court warrant out of Newark. Mr. White was released with a new court date.

10/02 - Francis J. Aquilino, 28, of Springfield was arrested on a contempt of court warrant. Mr. Aquilino was transported to Union County Jail and turned over to their custody.

10/02 - Armando B. Romero-Mejia, 52, of Newark was arrested on two contempt of court warrants from Newark and East Rutherford. Mr. Romero-Mejia was released with pending court dates from both police departments.

10/03 - At 1745 hours a report was taken for a theft of a snow blower from a Woodland Avenue residence between 0800 hours and 0900 hours. The victim reported the snow blower had been placed at the edge of the driveway to be retrieved for service. Upon returning home to discover the snow blower gone, the victim contacted the service company to verify they had retrieved it. The company had not yet been out. The snow blower was described as a red Sears Craftsman 5.5hp, 25” Dual Stage Snow Thrower, valued at approximately $ 400.00.

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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