This Day In History: 1936-01-23
A hit and run driver was tracked down by the use of the police radio. Stanley Suleski, of West Mahwah was hit by a milk truck driven by a New York man at about 2:15. Suleski was driving south on North Central Avenue in Ramsey when he was hit in front of Martin Cook’s house. The truck stopped briefly and then went on. Suleski hailed another car and set out in pursuit. He informed officer Edward Schmidt who was on duty on Main St. Schmidt used the police radio to send out a report of the accident. About 10 minutes later police in Midland Park picked up the offender. Officer Schmidt issued a summons for hit and run driving returnable on the 27th at Recorder’s Court in Ramsey.