At approximately 5AM this morning Summit Police Department detectives arrested Ms. Jamies Davis at her West Orange residence for the March 18 early morning hit and run accident involving a 28-year-old pedestrian at the intersection of Morris Avenue and Mountain Avenue in Summit. Information received by residents about the incident helped to further the investigation and lead to the arrest.

Ms. Davis was charged with 2C:12-1c Assault by Automobile and 2C:29-3a(7) for providing false information to Law Enforcement. She was issued eight motor vehicle summons that include the following violations: 39:4-32b Failure of Driver to Stop and Remain Stopped for a Pedestrian, 39:4-96 Reckless Driving, 39:4-97 Careless Driving, 39:4-123 Improper Right or Left Turn, 39:4-129a Leaving the Scene of an Accident Involving Personal Injury, 39:4-36(a)(1) Failure to Yield to a Pedestrian in a Marked Crosswalk, 39:4-120 Failure to Obey Traffic Signal Devices, 39:4-115a Unlawful Left Turn at a Controlled Intersection.

“The arrest of Ms. Davis is an example of excellent detective work and a tremendous community response,” explains Summit Police Chief Steven Zagorski. “Immediately after our agency issued the alert message, we began receiving tips about the vehicle and its route that significantly furthered the investigation. We appreciate how Summit residents look out for another and the support given to our department.”

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