Edison Police Officer Arrested, Charged With Assault On Belmar Officer

Breaking: Officer Dmitry Smolkin was arrested in Belmar Sunday, where he allegedly assaulted a police officer and resisted arrest.

By Updated June 14, 2017 10:45 am ET

EDISON, NJ — An Edison Township police officer was arrested Sunday in Belmar, where he was charged with assaulting a police officer there and resisting arrest, NJ.com has learned. NJ.com reporters learned of the arrest through Belmar municipal court records, which are public.

Officer Dmitry Smolkin is scheduled to appear before Municipal Judge Dennis Lavender Wednesday morning in Belmar on the charges, they reported. Patch was told that Edison Police Chief Thomas Bryan declined to comment on Officer Smolkin’s arrest, citing “personnel matters.”

Smolkin joined the Edison police force in December of 2015 and he makes an annual salary of $44,871. Patch wrote about him before, when he investigated a possible link between storage facilities being broken into in Edison and South Brunswick in 2016.



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s