JERSEY CITY POLICE OFFICER CONVICTED OF STEALING WALLET FROM A MAN DURING A STOP

(video published by Real Garden State in youtube)

On Thursday, February 13, 2020, Denzel Suitt, age 28, a Police Officer with the Jersey City Police Department, was convicted of official misconduct and theft by unlawful taking on charges that he stole cash from a Jersey City man on March 25, 2018 while on-duty and on-patrol.

The jury delivered the verdict before the Honorable John Young, J.S.C., following a one week trial.

Suitt was found guilty of Theft by Unlawful Taking in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:20-3A, a fourth- degree crime; and Official Misconduct in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:30-2A, a third-degree crime. The jury found him guilty of theft in the value of $500 or less.

On Sunday, March 25, 2018, between the hours of 12:40 a.m. and 1 a.m., while in uniform and on-duty, Suitt conducted a stop of the victim on Bayside Terrace and knowingly took cash from the victim’s wallet.

Prosecutor Suarez credited the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Internal Affairs Unit for their work on the investigation.

Denzel Suitt was indicted by a Grand Jury on February 14, 2019 and was arrested and charged by the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office on February 15, 2019.

Sentencing in this case has been scheduled for April 24, 2020 before the Honorable John Young, J.S.C.

The State is represented in this case by Assistant Prosecutor Christina Krauthamer of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office.

6 COMMENTS

  1. It’s about time something like this gets blown up so everybody can see that no one is above the law. Now do the crime and do the time.

  2. Im glad hes found quilty and hope he gets what he deserves..no police officer should take ad3of anyone just cause hes a cop..you commit a crime while on duty as a police officer SHAME ON YOU!!!!!!!!!! YOU’RE NOT ABOVE THE LAW JERK FACE…NOW FACE YOUR TIME..YOU BIG BULLY!!!

  3. This has been going on for years. All you have to do is take a look at when you see the arrest of individuals getting caught with money in their pocket from drug possession. Do you think the police really turn in all the money. Hmmmm.

  4. ONE BAD APPLE DAMAGE ALL THE OTHER APPLE?S IS LOT GOOD COP,S IN THE USA IN A LOT,S 0F TOWN,S CITY,S LITTLE CITY,BIG CITY AND LITTLE Town,s THAT POLICE OFFICER HE GOT TO DO TIME IN COUNTY JAIL,AS ANY BODY WHO BE STEALING OTHER STAFF THA NOT BELOW TO HIN.+FINISH IS JOB AS P.O. SURE WORKING CLEANING TEAM IN DOG,S n Horses HOUSE!!WHEN ANY LAW OFFICE,S FINISH THE ACADEMY THEY PROMESE TO HONEST+HELP THE PEOPLE,S NOT DO WRONG THING THAT MAKE THE PEOPLES NOT TO BELIEVE IN THE COP,S

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