On Tuesday, September 12 at 10:29AM, Summit Police Department received a report of an altercation involving two men and a knife at Beacon Unitarian Universalist Congregation on 4 Waldron Ave. in Summit. After responding to the scene, police seized the weapon and arrested the suspect without incident. There were no reported injuries.

Derrick M. Jones, age 63, an unhoused male, was charged with third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. Following processing, Mr. Jones was released with an October 12, 2023, Superior Court first appearance date. The victim was a 56-year-old unhoused male.

For more information on the Summit Police Department, visit the City of Summit website at www.cityofsummit.org/police.

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