SUMMIT, NJ - City of Summit Chief of Police Robert K. Weck has tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus.

Accordiing to the City, Weck began to experience flu-like symptoms approximately 10 days ago. He immediately sought medical attention and began to self-quarantine. A test for COVID-19 was administered on March 24.

Contact tracing was completed, no other Summit police officers or administrative staff has exhibited symptoms associated with the COVID-19 coronavirus, and Weck is at recovering at home.

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While Chief Weck is on medical leave, Captain Andrew Bartolotti will serve as Officer in Charge and be responsible for the daily operation of the Summit Police Department.

Less than a month ago, on March 5, the City announced that Weck will retire, effective June 1, after a more than three decades-long career with the Summit Police Department.