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VIDEO: NJ Troopers Nab Fleeing Suspects After 'Demolition Derby' Crashes Near GWB VIDEO: NJ Troopers Nab Fleeing Suspects After 'Demolition Derby' Crashes Near GWB
Video: NJ Troopers Nab Fleeing Suspects After 'Demolition Derby' Crashes Near GWB 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A driver and passenger involved in a New Jersey State Police pursuit that ended in what one motorist called a "demolition derby" on the NJ Turnpike approach to the George Washington Bridge last week were both juveniles, authorities announced on Monday, Feb. 12. Video shot by motorists showed the driver desperately trying to escape undercover detectives by ramming several police and commuter vehicles with a Range Rover during the morning rush last Wednesday, Feb. 7. The pair were eventually taken into custody, said New Jersey Attorney General Matthew Platkin. The attorney general di…
Brazen Looters Ram Stolen Truck Through Window Of Route 46 Thrift Store Brazen Looters Ram Stolen Truck Through Window Of Route 46 Thrift Store
Brazen Looters Ram Stolen Truck Through Window Of Route 46 Thrift Store A group of masked burglars looted a new thrift store off Route 46 in Little Ferry by ramming a pickup they’d just stolen through the front window before dawn Wednesday. The quartet hopped out wearing gloves and hoodies and quickly snatched up mostly handbags at Ron’s Buy Sell Trade after the crash bent a metal security gate around 2 a.m. Dec. 20, Little Ferry Police Chief James Walters said. The bandits then sped off east on the highway in a black Dodge Challenger, leaving behind the pickup stolen moments earlier from outside the Ridgefield Park home of an employee for a landscaping company…
UPDATE: Car Thieves In Fiery Utility Pole Crash That Closed Route 17 Are Both 15 UPDATE: Car Thieves In Fiery Utility Pole Crash That Closed Route 17 Are Both 15
Update: Car Thieves In Fiery Utility Pole Crash That Closed Route 17 Are Both 15 The driver and passenger in a stolen Range Rover that hit a utility pole, rolled over and ignited a cluster of fires during a pre-dawn police chase Friday on Route 17 are both 15-year-old juveniles from Newark, authorities said. The Range Rover and a silver Porsche Panamera were both stolen from the garage of a Carlton Road residence in Wyckoff after the thieves broke into the home and found the keys shortly before 4:30 a.m. Dec. 8, Wyckoff Police Lt. Joseph Soto said. Paramus police who heard an alert from their Wyckoff colleagues spotted both vehicles minutes later heading east on Route 4…
Drag Racer Throws Charger Stolen Out Of NJ In Reverse Before Arrest: Cops Drag Racer Throws Charger Stolen Out Of NJ In Reverse Before Arrest: Cops
Drag Racer Throws Charger Stolen Out Of NJ In Reverse Before Arrest: Cops A car reported stolen out of New Jersey was at the center of a drag racing scandal in Maryland that landed one man behind bars.  Capitol Heights resident Keith Andre Gorham, 25, pushed things to the limit and now faces more than a dozen charges after he was caught racing a Dodge Charger that had been taken from Highland Park, NJ, a spokesperson for the Frederick County Sheriff's Office announced on Tuesday. The arrest came following reported racing late on Veteran's Day in the area of I-270 and I-70 in Frederick County. According to the sheriff's office, deputies were called to the ar…
Two Caught, One Sought: Franklin Lakes Police Cars Struck During Stolen Vehicles Pursuit Two Caught, One Sought: Franklin Lakes Police Cars Struck During Stolen Vehicles Pursuit
Two Caught, One Sought: Franklin Lakes Police Cars Struck During Stolen Vehicles Pursuit Two Franklin Lakes police cars were struck during a pre-dawn pursuit of two stolen vehicles into Paramus, authorities said. No officers were injured in the incident, which began with multiple calls from residents about a suspicious vehicle and sketchy people outside a Chestnut Place home shortly before 5 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, Franklin Lakes Police Capt. Mark McCombs said. Responding officers Ryan Sweeney and Nicolas Foschini, along with Sgt. Nicholas Klein, quickly spotted a 2022 Alfa Romeo that had just been stolen from a home on High Mountain Road, the captain said. It was riding in tan…
Teen Thieves In Stolen Car Bail Out On Garden State Parkway, Nabbed By Mahwah, Paramus Police Teen Thieves In Stolen Car Bail Out On Garden State Parkway, Nabbed By Mahwah, Paramus Police
Teen Thieves In Stolen Car Bail Out On Garden State Parkway, Nabbed By Mahwah, Paramus Police A trio of teenagers bailed out of a stolen car on the Garden State Parkway during an overnight chase and were quickly captured by police from Mahwah and Paramus. Mahwah Police Officer Brian Doolittle was on pro-active patrol in the township’s Scotch Hills area when he spotted the 2023 Honda Civic moving slowly along McIntosh Drive shortly after 2 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, Capt. Guido Bussinelli said. An instant license plate check showed the Civic had been reported stolen out of Orange on Sept. 29, Bussinelli said. Doolittle called for backups and activated his vehicle’s overhead lights, the …
SHOOTING SPREE: Two Teens, Young Woman Dead In Trio Of Paterson Attacks SHOOTING SPREE: Two Teens, Young Woman Dead In Trio Of Paterson Attacks
Shooting Spree: Two Teens, Young Woman Dead In Trio Of Paterson Attacks UPDATE: Gunfire claimed the lives of two 19-year-old men and a 22-year-old woman in a daylong Sunday shooting spree in three different Paterson neighborhoods. It began when no fewer than seven shots were fired at the busy intersection of Park Avenue and East 22nd Street, cutting down one of the men, shortly after 6:30 a.m. Oct. 1. Police found him on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Department Officer-In-Charge Isa Abbassi confirmed. He was pronounced dead a short time later at nearby St. Joseph’s University Medical …
14-Year-Old Boy Rams Paramus Police Vehicle With SUV Stolen From Jersey Shore 14-Year-Old Boy Rams Paramus Police Vehicle With SUV Stolen From Jersey Shore
14-Year-Old Boy Rams Paramus Police Vehicle With SUV Stolen From Jersey Shore A 14-year-old boy rammed a Paramus police vehicle with an SUV stolen from the Jersey Shore before he and two companions were captured, authorities said. Paramus Police Chief Robert Guidetti said the 2020 BMW X7 was reported stolen during a burglary more than 50 miles away in the affluent Monmouth County town of Marlboro. Officer Nicholas Perna and the driver spotted one another at the same moment shortly before 11:30 p.m. Monday, July 24, the chief said. At that point, the Newark juvenile hit the gas and headed right for the officer’s cruiser, he said. Perna quickly turned his wheel – an…
Stolen Car Suspect Captured After Running From Route 46 Traffic Stop: Ridgefield Park PD Stolen Car Suspect Captured After Running From Route 46 Traffic Stop: Ridgefield Park PD
Stolen Car Suspect Captured After Running From Route 46 Traffic Stop: Ridgefield Park PD A Jersey City man in a stolen car stopped by Ridgefield Park police on Route 46 tried to run but was quickly captured, authorities said. Sgt. William Martin pulled the black Infiniti over for multiple vehicle violations and quickly learned it had been reported stolen, Police Lt. Arthur W. Jensen said. Morton removed Brandon Montague, 24, Jersey City, and Kaira Swinton, 22, of the Bronx as backup Officers Kenneth Knebl and Amanda Thomas arrived, the lieutenant said. The sergeant began taking Montague into custody when he pulled away and bolted, Jensen said. Knebl and Thomas chased him down…
Stolen Car Flips 21 Feet Off Embankment Onto North Jersey Cars (VIDEO) Stolen Car Flips 21 Feet Off Embankment Onto North Jersey Cars (VIDEO)
Stolen Car Flips 21 Feet Off Embankment Onto North Jersey Cars (Video) Stunning footage shows a stolen vehicle flipping more than 21 feet over an embankment before narrowly missing a homeowner and landing on two vehicles in North Jersey on New Year's Eve (scroll for video). The driver of the vehicle apparently lost control and drove over the embankment before crashing into a house and on top of the vehicles parked in the driveway of 52 Hilltop Dr., in North Caldwell at 12:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, local police said. Occupants of the stolen vehicle were able to escape and fled on foot. Detective Herbert, Officer Moskalow, and surrounding agencies later arrested …
SEE ANYTHING? Armed Trio Commits Back-To-Back Route 3 Gas Station Robberies SEE ANYTHING? Armed Trio Commits Back-To-Back Route 3 Gas Station Robberies
SEE Anything? Armed Trio Commits Back-To-Back Route 3 Gas Station Robberies Three robbers, at least one of them armed, robbed two Route 3 gas stations barely a half-mile apart, authorities said. It was around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14, when the bandits pulled into the BP station on the westbound highway just past the River Road bridge in Clifton. They were in a BMW that had been reported stolen out of Lyndhurst, police said. One of the robbers threatened the attendant with a gun before they fled. The trio did the same thing moments later at the Exxon station just up the road, Clifton Police Detective Lt. Robert Bracken said. "They got about $200 combined, alo…
Hackensack Stolen Car Driver, Three Underage Passengers Caught At Mall In Paramus Hackensack Stolen Car Driver, Three Underage Passengers Caught At Mall In Paramus
Hackensack Stolen Car Driver, Three Underage Passengers Caught At Mall In Paramus A 19-year-old Hackensack man was charged with using three minors to break the law after Paramus police caught all of them in a stolen car at the Garden State Plaza, authorities said. Hackensack police had issued an alert after the 2010 Volkswagen Beetle was stolen on Saturday, Dec. 10, Paramus Police Chief Kenneth R. Ehrenberg said. That night, security guards at the mall spotted the Beetle on the second floor of the south parking deck and notified borough police, the chief said. Officer Michael Mordaga responded with fellow Officers Kevin Osback, Ben Fox, Tom Keough and Justin Sicari. Th…
Wanted Driver Barrels Stolen Jeep Through Morris County Intersection, Hits Car, Lands On Lawn Wanted Driver Barrels Stolen Jeep Through Morris County Intersection, Hits Car, Lands On Lawn
Wanted Driver Barrels Stolen Jeep Through Morris County Intersection, Hits Car, Lands On Lawn A Warren County man wanted for theft and burglary was on Fentanyl when he barreled a stolen Jeep through a stop sign, struck another car, ran through a fence, landed on a Morris County lawn, and later lied to police about his identity, authorities charged. Florham Park Police responded to the crash at the intersection of Brooklake and Crescent Roads just after 2 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26, the department said. A 37-year-old Washington Township man ran a stop sign, struck the right-of-way vehicle, and crashed through a fence before disabling on a resident’s lawn, police said. The driver — wh…
Police ID Jersey City Driver Killed In Pickup Truck Crash Police ID Jersey City Driver Killed In Pickup Truck Crash
Police ID Jersey City Driver Killed In Pickup Truck Crash A 51-year-old Jersey City driver was killed Thanksgiving night when his pickup truck flipped on Route 1 in Central Jersey, NJ Advance Media reports. The truck was then struck by a stolen vehicle, the outlet said, quoting Woodbridge Township police. Manuel Pujols was driving his pickup truck on Route 1 southbound near Route 35 in Woodbridge at 9:32 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 24 when the crash occurred, the outlet said. Authorities were unsure whether Pujols died when his truck flipped over or after the stolen car hit his vehicle, according to the report. The occupants of the stolen vehicle, all f…
UPDATE: Stolen Car Chase Ends In Fiery Crash, Two In Custody On Route 3 UPDATE: Stolen Car Chase Ends In Fiery Crash, Two In Custody On Route 3
Update: Stolen Car Chase Ends In Fiery Crash, Two In Custody On Route 3 A stolen car chase from Belleville to Rutherford before dawn Sunday ended with a fiery crash and two arrests, authorities said. Three occupants bailed out of the stolen SUV and fled into a nearby residential area following the crash on eastbound Route 3 just west of Orient Way shortly before 1:30 a.m. Oct. 30, the witnesses said. Rutherford Police Lt. David Dovato nabbed one of them. A Bergen County Sheriff's K-9 Unit grabbed the other. Both were turned over to Belleville police. The third suspect got away. On eastbound Route 3 near Orient Way in Rutherford.RUTHERFORD FIRE DEPT No seri…
PURSUIT (UPDATE): Paramus Officer Injured, Two Police Cars Damaged, Newark Thieves Seized PURSUIT (UPDATE): Paramus Officer Injured, Two Police Cars Damaged, Newark Thieves Seized
Pursuit (Update): Paramus Officer Injured, Two Police Cars Damaged, Newark Thieves Seized UPDATE: An overnight stolen vehicle chase ended in a crash that sent a Paramus police officer to the hospital, three Newark thieves to jail and two department cruisers to the shop, authorities said. Police from Saddle River and Hillsdale began pursuing a stolen 2022 Mercedes GLS 450 and a tandem vehicle shortly after midnight Thursday, Oct. 13, Paramus Police Chief Kenneth Ehrenberg said. All four of its occupants were wearing ski masks, the chief said. The fleeing vehicles sped south on Route 17 toward Paramus, where Ehrenberg said Officer Connor Nutland picked up the pursuit. Nutla…
UPDATE: Two Seized By Mahwah Police After Chase Through Ramapo College, Crash UPDATE: Two Seized By Mahwah Police After Chase Through Ramapo College, Crash
Update: Two Seized By Mahwah Police After Chase Through Ramapo College, Crash UPDATE: Two thieves who’d been stealing mail led Mahwah police on a stolen car chase onto the Ramapo College campus before the vehicle struck an officer's cruiser and they were captured, authorities said. Police responding to a suspicious vehicle report at the Rio Vista development off Campgaw Road and Route 202 shortly before 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, spotted the 2021 Honda Civic, which had been reported stolen out of New York City the day before. Detective Sgt. Eric Larsen and Officer Brian Joyce tried to stop the Civic as it pulled onto Campgaw Road, but the driver hit the gas and fle…
UPDATE: Police Nab Fleeing Suspects In Ramsey Condo Development UPDATE: Police Nab Fleeing Suspects In Ramsey Condo Development
Update: Police Nab Fleeing Suspects In Ramsey Condo Development Police converged on a Ramsey condo development and nabbed two men who bailed out of a stolen vehicle that they'd crashed just moments earlier. Anxious residents watched from their windows as police corraled the pair at the Washington Drive Homeowners condominiums on Wednesday, Oct. 5. Ramsey Police Chief Brian Lyman said one of his officers spotted a red Chevy Malibu -- reported stolen out of Long Island -- making several loops in the Interstate Shopping Center off southbound Route 17 around noon. "A check of the Maryland registration indicated the license plate did not match the vehicle i…
GOTCHA! Thieves Captured After Crashing Stolen Car Into Stopped Traffic At Routes 17 And 4 GOTCHA! Thieves Captured After Crashing Stolen Car Into Stopped Traffic At Routes 17 And 4
Gotcha! Thieves Captured After Crashing Stolen Car Into Stopped Traffic At Routes 17 And 4 Two out-of-state teens were captured after crashing a stolen car into two vehicles -- sending a driver to the hospital -- while trying to cross from one busy Paramus highway to another, authorities said. Parris Lamont Dennis, 18, of Jamaica, Queens, and Shahiem X. McCrimmon, 19, of the Bronx bailed out but were caught after bystanders advised police of their movements shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, They were taken into custody without incident, Paramus Deputy Police Chief Robert M. Guidetti said. A Saddle River police officer began chasing the 2019 Honda Civic with Vermont licens…
5 Nabbed After High-Speed Chase On Route 287 In Stolen Porsche: Prosecutor 5 Nabbed After High-Speed Chase On Route 287 In Stolen Porsche: Prosecutor
5 Nabbed After High-Speed Chase On Route 287 In Stolen Porsche: Prosecutor Five suspects were arrested following a high-speed chase with a stolen Porsche on Route 287 in Morris County, authorities announced on Friday, Sept. 9. Officers responded to several reports of a suspicious Porsche Cayenne whose occupants were trying to steal vehicles from driveways near Quarry Mountain Road and Turkey Hill Road in Montville Township around 5:40 a.m., Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll said in a joint release with local officials. Police tried to stop the Porsche on Taylortown Road when it sped away onto Route 287 south, Carroll said. The Porsche, stolen out of Berg…
Two Police Cars, Stolen Sedan Towed Following Paramus Labor Day Pursuit, Crash Two Police Cars, Stolen Sedan Towed Following Paramus Labor Day Pursuit, Crash
Two Police Cars, Stolen Sedan Towed Following Paramus Labor Day Pursuit, Crash Two Paramus police cars and a stolen sedan all had to be towed following a damaging Labor Day pursuit that ended with several occupants in custody. The pursuit apparently came down Farview Avenue and ended in the rear of the DCH Paramus Honda Prep Center on Pleasant Avenue off Route 17 around 11 a.m. Four and possibly five suspects -- all believed to be juveniles -- were quickly seized. At least one person involved in the incident had to be hospitalized, although it wasn't immediately clear whether that was an officer or suspect. No serious injuries were reported in the damaging pursu…
Police Nab Trio In Stolen Vehicle Crash Near Willowbrook Mall Police Nab Trio In Stolen Vehicle Crash Near Willowbrook Mall
Police Nab Trio In Stolen Vehicle Crash Near Willowbrook Mall A stolen vehicle pursuit ended with the arrests of three suspects after a crash on Route 46 in Wayne. Two suspects were immediately seized, including a rear-seat passenger who suffered serious injuries in the crash near the Essence Express motel shortly before midnight Sunday, Sept. 4, responders said. An EMS unit was summoned for the injured passenger. His condition couldn't immediately be determined. The third suspect was quickly captured after fleeing into a wooded area across from the Willowbrook Mall. The vehicle had been reported stolen out of Wharton, NJ, in Morris County, police s…
4 Nabbed After Crashing Stolen Car During High-Speed Police Chase In Morris County 4 Nabbed After Crashing Stolen Car During High-Speed Police Chase In Morris County
4 Nabbed After Crashing Stolen Car During High-Speed Police Chase In Morris County Four suspects were arrested after they allegedly crashed a stolen vehicle during a high-speed police chase across several Morris County highways. Officers patrolling the border of Mountain Lakes and Boonton attempted to stop a suspicious vehicle before the driver sped off around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday, August 7, Mountain Lakes Police said. Officers worked with Boonton Police to locate and pursue the vehicle, which was determined to be stolen. Boonton officers successfully used tire deflation devices to slow down the driver, though the pursuit lasted from Route 287 onto Route 80 and 280, where…
Five Caught After Ditching Stolen Vehicle Outside Port Authority Police Station Near GWB Five Caught After Ditching Stolen Vehicle Outside Port Authority Police Station Near GWB
Five Caught After Ditching Stolen Vehicle Outside Port Authority Police Station Near GWB Four juveniles and an adult were captured near the George Washington Bridge after ditching a stolen vehicle outside the Port Authority building in Fort Lee. A Port Authority officer radioed his colleagues after seeing the five occupants flee the Mercedes AMG wagon, which apparently stalled out on Bruce Reynolds Boulevard shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday, authority spokeswoman Lenis Valdes said. All five were in custody a short time later, she said. The wagon, which had been stolen out of Newark, was returned to its owner. The adult was identified as Quadier Cofield White, 23, of Newark. He w…
Loaded Handgun Found During Traffic Stop Of Stolen Car In Sussex County, Police Say Loaded Handgun Found During Traffic Stop Of Stolen Car In Sussex County, Police Say
Loaded Handgun Found During Traffic Stop Of Stolen Car In Sussex County, Police Say A Sussex County man driving a stolen vehicle was found with a loaded handgun during a traffic stop, authorities charged. Jose M. Colon, of Hamburg, was charged with second-degree eluding, second-degree unlawful possession of a handgun, and several other related indictable offenses following the traffic stop on Monday, May 30, Franklin Borough Police said in a release on Wednesday, July 6. Colon, 19, was being sought by police in Hamburg and Hardyston after allegedly stealing a second vehicle within the span of eight hours, the release said. Police in Ogdensburg also assisted with the inves…
GUILTY: Sussex County Man Kicked, Headlocked Cop, Tried To Steal Gun During Theft Arrest GUILTY: Sussex County Man Kicked, Headlocked Cop, Tried To Steal Gun During Theft Arrest
Guilty: Sussex County Man Kicked, Headlocked Cop, Tried To Steal Gun During Theft Arrest A Sussex County man admitted in court to kicking, headlocking, and attempting to bite and disarm police who were arresting him for driving a stolen car, authorities announced. Michael A. Liska, 29, pleaded guilty to receiving stolen property, resisting arrest, obstruction, attempt to disarm a police officer, and DWI, Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch said in a release on Thursday, June 2. Liska, of Hopatcong, admitted to driving a 2008 White Jeep Liberty that had been stolen from a victim in New York on Wednesday, Jan. 26, Koch said. Liska then resisted arrest by kicking, headlockin…
Bad-Driving Bandit Arrested By Paramus Police After Smashing Up Stolen Jeep Bad-Driving Bandit Arrested By Paramus Police After Smashing Up Stolen Jeep
Bad-Driving Bandit Arrested By Paramus Police After Smashing Up Stolen Jeep The driver of a stolen Jeep hit a median, a curb, some bushes and a tree before Paramus police took him into custody, authorities said. And they weren't even chasing him when he crashed. Officer Nicholas Tanelli tried to stop the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee as it sped down southbound Route 17 shortly after 1:30 a.m. Thursday, April 7, Police Chief Kenneth Ehrenberg said. A computer check showed it had been stolen out of Mountain Lakes. The driver turned off the Jeep’s lights, then hit a median on westbound Route 4 and kept going, Ehrenberg said. Tanelli immediately terminated the pursuit un…
Details, IDs Released In Stolen Vehicle Crash That Killed 2, Hurt 3 In Newark Details, IDs Released In Stolen Vehicle Crash That Killed 2, Hurt 3 In Newark
Details, IDs Released In Stolen Vehicle Crash That Killed 2, Hurt 3 In Newark Authorities have released details and identified one of the two people killed in a crash involving a stolen vehicle this week in Newark. Felix Valdez, 47, of New York, and an unidentified female died after the Acura they were riding in was struck by a Dodge Charger reported stolen out of Union around 4:35 a.m. on Thursday, March 31, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II said. The crash occurred at the intersection of West Runyon and Elizabeth Avenue Stephens said alongside Newark Public Safety Director Brian A. O’Hara. At least three females in the Charger w…
Driver Flees After Crashing Stolen PA Vehicle On Route 78, State Police Say Driver Flees After Crashing Stolen PA Vehicle On Route 78, State Police Say
Driver Flees After Crashing Stolen PA Vehicle On Route 78, State Police Say An unidentified driver remained at large after crashing a stolen vehicle along the side of Route 78 and fleeing Saturday morning, state police said. The vehicle was found off the right shoulder of the eastbound side near milepost 5.0 in Greenwich Township shortly after 6:50 a.m., Trooper Charles Marchan told DailyVoice.com. A follow-up investigation determined that the vehicle had been stolen out of Reading, PA, Marchan said. NJSP Aviation and K9 team conducted a search of the area with negative results, authorities said. The incident remained under investigation, and additional details w…
BAIL REFORM: NJ Judge Frees Gun-Carrying Driver Who Rammed Police Cars With Stolen BMW, PD Says BAIL REFORM: NJ Judge Frees Gun-Carrying Driver Who Rammed Police Cars With Stolen BMW, PD Says
Bail Reform: NJ Judge Frees Gun-Carrying Driver Who Rammed Police Cars With Stolen BMW, PD Says A driver with no license, registration or insurance was carrying a gun when he rammed two Hawthorne police cars -- narrowly missing several officers -- with a BMW stolen from the Hamptons, authorities said. Troy Weeks, 27, was charged with five counts of aggravated assault on a police officer, possession of both a firearm and a stolen vehicle and several other offenses following the incident, Hawthorne Detective Lt. Matthew Hoogmoed said. Weeks has a criminal history, including arrests in Essex County dating back to 2017, records show. A Central Judicial Processing Court judge in Paterson …
Police: Driver Crashes Stolen SUV On Route 17 During Paramus Pursuit Police: Driver Crashes Stolen SUV On Route 17 During Paramus Pursuit
Police: Driver Crashes Stolen SUV On Route 17 During Paramus Pursuit A police chase ended when the driver crashed a stolen SUV into a utility pole on Route 17 in Paramus before dawn Monday, authorities said. Officer Nicholas Tanelli began pursuing the 2018 Audi SQ5 after it sped past him on the southbound highway shortly before 1:30 a.m., Ehrenberg said. The driver -- identified as Terrence T. Smith, 19, of Newark -- was wearing a ski mask, adding that he and a passenger wore black gloves. Smith made a hard turn into the exit between the Marshalls and Chipotle before barreling back onto the highway, he said. Tanelli was joined by Sgt. Sean Nutland and Offi…