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Summit P.D. to Leverage Statewide Crackdown on Impaired Driving

August 9, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over', a New Jersey state program that encourages law enforcement agencies to raise public awareness about the dangers of alcohol-impaired driving, will be implemented locally by the Summit Police Department from August 16 - September 4.

The initiative combines highly-visible enforcement backed up by targeted media ...

Drugs Seizure on Route 22 Nets Two Kilos of Heroin

ELIZABETH, NJ - A narcotics investigation led to a vehicle search that resulted in the seizure of two kilograms of heroin late last week, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Monday.

Noel Ramiro Hernandez of Indianapolis, Indiana is charged with first-degree possession of heroin with the intent to distribute and third-degree heroin possession.

Members of the ...

Walk This Way: Summit Resident Pedestrians Reminded Not to Walk Distracted

SUMMIT, NJ - Walking is an inherently healthy activity, encouraged by medical and fitness experts alike for myriad benefits to one's wellness. What's more, Summit is an ideal walking town, with residential dwellings closely adjacent to the major commuter transport hub and the downtown central business corridor.

Given that, its no surprise that Hilltop City residents take full ...

Errant Drive: Van Crashes into Summit 'Muni' Creek

SUMMIT, NJ - A cargo van crashed on the Summit Municipal Golf Course grounds today, winding up dangling over a drainage stream, resulting in the driver being transported to Morristown Medical Center.

The incident occurred shortly before 11 a.m., and the Summit Fire Department, Summit Police Department, and the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad all responded to the scene. Upon ...

Summit F.D. Battles Three-Alarm Rotary Drive Residential Fire

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at 21 Rotary Drive July 2 at approximately 11:12 p.m. Upon their arrival, the first responders found fire on the exterior left side of the structure extending up along the outside of the house into the first floor and attic. 

Firefighters knocked the fire down on the ...

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