Police Blotter

Summit Police Blotter


12/10 - At 0659 hours a report was taken for a theft of a wallet from a parked motor vehicle on Orchard Street. The victim reported the incident occurred between 0625 hours and 0659 hours while the victim was shoveling snow in the driveway. Taken from the vehicle was one (1) black wallet containing numerous personal items (driver’s license, credit cards, firearms ID card, New Jersey State PBA Cards) and approximately $260.00 in cash. Total value of the stolen items was approximately $305.00.

12/10 - At 0742 hours a report was taken for a stolen motor vehicle from a driveway on Middle Avenue. The incident occurred between 0100 hours and 0400 hours. Taken from the residence was a 2009 Nissan Altima, left unsecured with the key inside. The vehicle was recovered at approximately 0739 hours in Newark by the Newark Police Department. Total value of the vehicle was approximately $16,000.00.

12/10 - At 1251 hours a report was taken for a theft from a motor vehicle on Orchard Street. The victim reported the incident occurred between the overnight hours of 12/09 to approximately 0730 hours on 12/10. Taken from the unsecured vehicle was approximately $1.00 in loose change.

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12/11 - Christopher P. Diorio, 32, of Union was arrested and charged with theft by unlawful taking. Mr. Diorio was released with a pending court date.

12/11 - At 0843 hours a report was taken for a theft of a motor vehicle from an apartment complex on Weaver Street. Taken between 0200 hours on 12/11 and 0700 hours on 12/11 was a 2008 White Ford Pickup Truck with a 7 ½ foot Boss Snowplow (red in color) and a Western Salt Spreader (color red). Officers located a small ignition ring in the area of where the vehicle had been parked, secured, in the overnight hours. Total value of the vehicle is approximately $4,000.00.

12/11 - At 1939 hours a report was taken for a theft of jewelry from a Myrtle Avenue home. The victim reported the following items were discovered missing at approximately 0900 hours on 12/09. Taken from the residence was two (2) gold rings, one (1) diamond ring, one (1) diamond necklace, one (1) diamond bracelet, one (1) Tiffany watch, one (1) Tiffany ring, one (1) 18k bracelet, one (1) 14k diamond ring with six diamonds, one (1) pair of diamond earrings, one (1) gold 10k necklace with family pictures on it, one (1) gold 14k necklace with a gold band on the chain. The incident occurred between 07/27/17 and 12/09/17. Total value of the stolen items is approximately $30,000.00.

12/14- Jedarlyn Tangperez, 25, of Summit was arrested and charged with violent behavior. Ms. Tangperez was released with a pending court date.

12/14- At 1406 hours a report was taken for a theft from a resident’s room at a facility on Springfield Avenue. Taken between 11/18 and 12/02 were one (1) silver engagement ring with a 1K Diamond, one (1) gold wedding band and a brown wallet containing a social security card and insurance card. Total value of the stolen items was approximately $1,500.00.

12/17 - Taurino Alday Benitez, 28, of Summit was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. Mr. Alday Benitez was released with a pending court date.

12/20 - At 2356 hours a report was taken for a stolen laptop and laptop bag from a business on Beechwood Road. The incident occurred at approximately 0815 hours on the same date. The victim stated the black, over-the-shoulder style Targus laptop case contained one (1) black/dark gray Dell laptop, one (1) Dell laptop charging cord and one (1) iPhone charging cord. Total value for the stolen items was approximately $949.00.

12/22 - At 2249 hours a report was taken for a theft of personal belongings from the YMCA. The incident occurred between 1900 hours and 2030 hours on the same date. Taken from an unsecured locker in the men’s locker room were eight (8) credit cards, a New Jersey Driver’s License, approximately $60.00 in cash and a black iPhone 5 in a black protective case. Total value of the stolen items was approximately $500.00.

12/26 - Jose F. Mencia, 43, of Roselle Park was arrested for several contempt of court warrants out of Montville and Roselle Park, as well as a warrant out of Hudson County for failure to pay child support. Mr. Mencia was processed and transported to the Hudson County Jail where custody was turned over to the Hudson County Sheriff’s Department.

12/27 - Dylan E. Borst, 29, of Kansas City, Missouri was arrested and charged with possession of CDS and possession of paraphernalia. Mr. Borst was released with a pending court date.

12/28 - Xuean Liu, 67, of Summit was arrested and charged with simple assault. Mr. Liu was released with a pending court date.

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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