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GOTCHA! Gunman Who Terrorized Robbery Victims In Bergen, Passaic Captured In VA: Prosecutor GOTCHA! Gunman Who Terrorized Robbery Victims In Bergen, Passaic Captured In VA: Prosecutor
Gotcha! Gunman Who Terrorized Robbery Victims In Bergen, Passaic Captured In VA: Prosecutor 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A 24-year-old fugitive from Elmwood Park who was wanted for a terrifying armed robbery spree in Bergen and Passaic counties was captured in Virginia, authorities announced Wednesday. Husem Nasri pistol-whipped an attendant at a Valero station on northbound Route 17 near Route 46 in Hasbrouck Heights shortly before 3 p.m. Feb. 5, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. Less 20 minutes later Nasri pointed a gun at an attendant who locked himself in the Delta station at Van Houten and Broad avenues in Clifton – also near Route 46, the prosecutor said. Nasri fled empty-handed both …
Remains Of Maywood Man Missing Since 1982 Found In Bergen Creek Remains Of Maywood Man Missing Since 1982 Found In Bergen Creek
Remains Of Maywood Man Missing Since 1982 Found In Bergen Creek The last time his buddies saw Charles Murphy, former World Series MVP Reggie Jackson had returned to the Bronx, hit a home run and helped the California Angels beat their beloved Yankees. That was 42 years ago. Decades passed, then Doug Bishop showed up. Bishop's name may be familiar to some, thanks to the acclaim the diver received for his help finding the remains in a South Jersey river late last week of a Camden woman who'd gone missing 14 years ago. That was actually a side trip of sorts. Bishop and his non-profit United Search Corps had brought their sonar to New Jersey fo…
Out-Of-Town Driver Busted With 'Shrooms, Acid, Pot, More, Elmwood Park PD Says Out-Of-Town Driver Busted With 'Shrooms, Acid, Pot, More, Elmwood Park PD Says
Out-Of-Town Driver Busted With 'Shrooms, Acid, Pot, More, Elmwood Park PD Says Elmwood Park police busted a repeat offender with mushrooms, LSD, pot and prescription pills, authorities said. Brandon J. Soto, 25, of East Orange blew a stop sign off the ramp from eastbound Route 46 onto Stefanic Avenue and was pulled over by members of the Street Crimes Unit, Elmwood Park Police Chief Michael Foligno said. The officers had followed Soto’s 2008 Acura TL from the nearby Red Carpet Inn, the chief said. Their suspicions aroused, they called for a Bergen County Sheriff’s K-9 unit, which lead them to a search that turned up a trove of drugs. These included psilocybin mushro…
Suicidal Man Hospitalized After Walking Into Route 46 Traffic: Responders Suicidal Man Hospitalized After Walking Into Route 46 Traffic: Responders
Suicidal Man Hospitalized After Walking Into Route 46 Traffic: Responders A suicidal man was hospitalized after responders said he deliberately walked into Route 46 traffic in Little Falls early Monday afternoon. The 33-year-old man, who they said spoke only Spanish, was struck near the Browertown Road exit -- apparently after some type of domestic incident -- shortly before 1 p.m. May 6. He was taken to St. Joseph's University Medical Center in Paterson with serious bodily injuries. Little Falls police interviewed witnesses, notified the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office and were seeking area surveillance and cellphone video.
Bergen Ex-Con Busted With Pistol Two Days After Prison Release Bergen Ex-Con Busted With Pistol Two Days After Prison Release
Bergen Ex-Con Busted With Pistol Two Days After Prison Release A Garfield ex-con was caught with a gun during a Little Ferry police stop just two days after he was released from prison, authorities said. Nazir R. Halloway, 26, spent a mandatory one year behind bars coincidentally after pleading guilty last year to unlawful possession of a handgun, records show. He was paroled on Monday, March 18, according to the New Jersey Department of Corrections. Little Ferry Lt. John Andronaco was on patrol when he spotted a 2020 Acura ILX with darkly-tinted windows in the parking lot of the Stagecoach Motel just off westbound Route 46 shortly after midnight Wedn…
Teen Motorcyclist Killed, Passenger Injured In Route 46 Crash Teen Motorcyclist Killed, Passenger Injured In Route 46 Crash
Teen Motorcyclist Killed, Passenger Injured In Route 46 Crash A 19-year-old motorcyclist was killed and his 19-year-old passenger injured in a crash on Route 46 in Totowa. The 2008 Yamaha R6 sports bike rammed the rear passenger side of a 2014 Acura MDX near the Union Boulevard exit off the eastbound highway around 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, authorities said. Both riders were taken to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, where the motorcyclist was pronounced dead, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Totowa Police Chief Carmen Veneziano said in a joint release. The man who was with him remained at the hospital in stable condition, they…
ARSON? Body Found Following Fierce Fire In Ridgefield (UPDATE) ARSON? Body Found Following Fierce Fire In Ridgefield (UPDATE)
Arson? Body Found Following Fierce Fire In Ridgefield (Update) 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A former bed and breakfast in Ridgefield had been leveled by fire when responders found the remains of a man wrapped around a support beam. “He must’ve been alive and trying to hold on when the floor above him collapsed,” said a firefighter who was at the predawn blaze at the former Toddle Inn on Broad Avenue on Wednesday, March 6. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella identified the victim on Friday as 42-year-old Xavier Contreras. An Ecuadoran national, the homeless Contreras sometimes joined the groups of day laborers waiting for passing contractors in nearby Palisades Park, jus…
Body Found, Another Possible Following Fierce Multi-Family Home Fire In Ridgefield Body Found, Another Possible Following Fierce Multi-Family Home Fire In Ridgefield
Body Found, Another Possible Following Fierce Multi-Family Home Fire In Ridgefield 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A former bed and breakfast in Ridgefield had been leveled by fire when responders found the remains of a man wrapped around a support beam. “He must’ve been alive and trying to hold on when the floor above him collapsed,” said a firefighter who was at the predawn blaze at the former Toddle Inn on Broad Avenue on Wednesday, March 6. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella identified the victim on Friday as 42-year-old Xavier Contreras. An Ecuadoran national, the homeless Contreras sometimes joined the groups of day laborers waiting for passing contractors in nearby Palisades Park, jus…
GOTCHA! Band Of Bandits Charged In Back-To-Back Route 46 Gas Station Holdups: Bergen Prosecutor GOTCHA! Band Of Bandits Charged In Back-To-Back Route 46 Gas Station Holdups: Bergen Prosecutor
Gotcha! Band Of Bandits Charged In Back-To-Back Route 46 Gas Station Holdups: Bergen Prosecutor A quartet of disguised New Yorkers tied to holdups on their side of the Hudson committed back-to-back gunpoint robberies of gas station convenience stores just minutes from the George Washington Bridge, authorities charged. The total take: five grand. Rahquan Brooks, 20, and Kevin Ulysses, 19, of the Bronx had two juveniles with them when they drove up to the Exxon station on eastbound Route 46 just before the Overpeck Creek bridge in Ridgefield Park shortly before 4:30 a.m. July 24, 2022, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. The silver sedan had been carjacked out of Brooklyn thre…
Shotgun-Wielding PA Man Kills Wife Of NJ Friend Who Took Him In, Dies Soon After: Authorities Shotgun-Wielding PA Man Kills Wife Of NJ Friend Who Took Him In, Dies Soon After: Authorities
Shotgun-Wielding PA Man Kills Wife Of NJ Friend Who Took Him In, Dies Soon After: Authorities 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A Pennsylvania man shot and killed the wife of a friend who took him into their northwest New Jersey home, then died of a medical emergency moments after fleeing, authorities said. Cheryl Schilling and her husband, Kevin, ran to an upstairs bedroom and closed the door after Armond Anthony Avitable grabbed a pump-action shotgun during an argument at their home in the Knowlton Township community of Columbia shortly before 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, they said. Avitable then kicked open the door and fired two shotgun blasts, both of which wounded the 58-year-old woman, Warren County P…
Attendant Beaten, Gas Stations Robbed Minutes Apart In Bergen, Passaic Counties Attendant Beaten, Gas Stations Robbed Minutes Apart In Bergen, Passaic Counties
Attendant Beaten, Gas Stations Robbed Minutes Apart In Bergen, Passaic Counties A lone gunman committed back-to-back-to-back armed gas station robberies less than 10 miles apart in Bergen and Passaic counties Monday afternoon, authorities said. The attendant was pistol-whipped at a Valero on northbound Route 17 just before Route 46 in Hasbrouck Heights shortly before 3 p.m. Feb. 5, responders said. There was no immediate word on the extent of injuries to the attendant. Hasbrouck Heights police were directed to refer all questions to the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office, suggesting the likelihood that the same robber or robbers were involved in other area holdups. Le…
Man Charged With Vicious $30,000 Baseball Bat Assault-Robbery In Little Ferry Man Charged With Vicious $30,000 Baseball Bat Assault-Robbery In Little Ferry
Man Charged With Vicious $30,000 Baseball Bat Assault-Robbery In Little Ferry Federal authorities have moved to take custody of a Bergen County Jail inmate charged with stealing $30,000 from a man he bashed in the head with a baseball bat outside a Little Ferry business. Jose Mejia, a 32-year-old Salvadoran national, was wanted for a Dec. 28 robbery in a parking lot just off Route 46 and Liberty Street. He was captured this past Thursday, Jan. 11, records show. The 39-year-old victim, from Clifton, and two companions told Little Ferry police that an assailant in a ski mask, black shirt and blue jeans hit him in the head with a baseball bat, then snatched a blue duff…
1.2K Without Power In Wayne (STORM DAMAGE UPDATE) 1.2K Without Power In Wayne (STORM DAMAGE UPDATE)
1.2K Without Power In Wayne (Storm Damage Update) North Jersey residents are feeling the impact of this week's storm with thousands still without power and schools closed or delayed. In Bergen County, houses were hit on East Midland Avenue in Paramus and on Sunset Avenue in Englewood. A Mahwah police officer also escaped serious injury when a falling tree struck his cruiser. Route 17 was closed in both directions at various times in multiple spots, including in Hasbrouck Heights around 9:30 p.m., in East Rutherford just before midnight and in Rochelle Park about an hour later. A stretch of Route 46 in Lodi also was under water, as we…
Bloods Leader, Passaic County Man Busted with 28 Lbs Of Coke, 500 Lbs Of Pot At Teterboro: FBI Bloods Leader, Passaic County Man Busted with 28 Lbs Of Coke, 500 Lbs Of Pot At Teterboro: FBI
Bloods Leader, Passaic County Man Busted with 28 Lbs Of Coke, 500 Lbs Of Pot At Teterboro: FBI A high-ranking member of the Bloods with longstanding mob ties and a Passaic County man with a criminal history of his own were seized when they tried to fly to London out of Teterboro Airport with 28 pounds of cocaine and 500 pounds of pot on a private jet, federal authorities said. Leonardo Petrosillo, 45, of West Milford, and Edwin Spears, 49, of Newark brought three companions -- Spears’s girlfriend, an exotic dancer from Maryland and a friend of hers -- as a front for a dozen drug-stuffed bags of luggage, they said. The plane was to fly it all to John Lennon Airport in London, accordin…
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…
WRONG-WAY CRASH: Blood Taken After Route 46 Wreck Sends Both Drivers To Hospital WRONG-WAY CRASH: Blood Taken After Route 46 Wreck Sends Both Drivers To Hospital
Wrong-way Crash: Blood Taken After Route 46 Wreck Sends Both Drivers To Hospital Authorities were awaiting the results of a blood test after a wrong-way driver crashed her sedan into an oncoming SUV on Route 46 in Little Falls. Police in Totowa and Clifton had received calls from motorists and were headed to the highway when the crash occurred shortly after 12:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 18. The wrong-way 2004 Oldsmobile Alero driven by a 32-year-old Lodi woman collided with a 2020 Toyota RAV 4 driven by a 57-year-old man from Bloomfield, Little Falls Police Lt. Ryan Hoyt said. Both drivers were taken to St. Joseph's University Medical Center, the lieutenant said. Firefighte…
Clothing Store Owner Secretly Filmed Employees Using Bathroom: Morris County Prosecutor Clothing Store Owner Secretly Filmed Employees Using Bathroom: Morris County Prosecutor
Clothing Store Owner Secretly Filmed Employees Using Bathroom: Morris County Prosecutor The owner of a Morris County clothing store is accused of secretly recording employees in the bathroom and then destroying the evidence, police said. Nicholas Zirpoli, 35, used a device to surreptitiously record both male and female employees using the restroom of Plato's Closet in Ledgewood on or about Feb. 26, 2023, Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll said. Then, Zirpoli destroyed the files, police said. The Lincoln Park resident, who owns and operates the Route 46 store, was remanded to the Morris County Correctional Facility on charges of nine counts of invasion of privacy,…
Machete-Wielding Man Seized During Disturbance At New North Jersey Amazon Warehouse Machete-Wielding Man Seized During Disturbance At New North Jersey Amazon Warehouse
Machete-Wielding Man Seized During Disturbance At New North Jersey Amazon Warehouse Police from multiple jurisdictions converged on one of North Jersey's newest Amazon warehouses after a parking lot dispute between two drivers early Tuesday escalated into an assault involving a machete. No major injuries were reported in the assault, which Woodland Park police said triggered a disturbance that brought them and their colleagues from Totowa, Little Falls and the Passaic County Sheriff's Office to the distribution center on McBride Avenue near Route 46 shortly before 7 a.m. Nov. 21. Responding officers found "a large number of people gathered in the Amazon parking lot causing…
Fuel Truck Crashes Through Fence, Clips Pole, Nearly Hits Elmwood Park Home Fuel Truck Crashes Through Fence, Clips Pole, Nearly Hits Elmwood Park Home
Fuel Truck Crashes Through Fence, Clips Pole, Nearly Hits Elmwood Park Home  A single-axle tanker truck filled with heating oil sideswiped a utility pole, crashed through a chain link fence and finally stopped short of hitting a house near a Garden State Parkway overpass in Elmwood Park on Monday. No injuries were reported in the Nov. 20 mishap in the 900 block of River Drive near the Garden Drive intersection. No oil leaked from the Fairclough fuel truck out of Paterson, either. River Drive was closed in both directions between the Garden State Parkway and Route 46 overpasses while a PSE&G crew replaced the pole. Boyd A. Loving Power was knocked out only …
MOTEL HORROR: Two Dead, Three Hospitalized After Drug OD On Highway Approaching GWB MOTEL HORROR: Two Dead, Three Hospitalized After Drug OD On Highway Approaching GWB
Motel Horror: Two Dead, Three Hospitalized After Drug OD On Highway Approaching GWB Two people died and three were hospitalized after suffering suspected drug overdoses Tuesday afternoon at a motel along the approach to the George Washington Bridge, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella confirmed. Fort Lee police were called to the Skyview Motel on eastbound Route 46 at 1:41 p.m. Nov. 14, the prosecutor said. They found five apparent overdose victims going in and out of consciousness, he said. The officers deployed Narcan while conducting CPR, Musella said. Two of the victims -- apparently in their 30s -- were pronounced dead at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, res…
Arrest Made In Hit-And-Run That Seriously Injured Route 46 Pedestrian : Ridgefield Park PD Arrest Made In Hit-And-Run That Seriously Injured Route 46 Pedestrian : Ridgefield Park PD
Arrest Made In Hit-And-Run That Seriously Injured Route 46 Pedestrian : Ridgefield Park PD Authorities arrested a tow truck driver from Philadelphia who they said kept on going after hitting and seriously injuring a 67-year-old pedestrian crossing Route 46 six weeks ago. Naser Abu Ali, 20, was driving a 2014 Ford transit van that hit Elizabeth Crum as she crossed at the light on Route 46 (Winant Avenue) in Ridgefield Park on Sept. 24, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. Crum, of Ridgefield Park, was taken by ambulance to The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, where she was treated for serious bodily injuries, the prosecutor said. Meanwhile, detectives from Musella’s Major Cri…
Police Were Justified Killing Fugitive Who Shot Woman In Elmwood Park, Grand Jury Finds Police Were Justified Killing Fugitive Who Shot Woman In Elmwood Park, Grand Jury Finds
Police Were Justified Killing Fugitive Who Shot Woman In Elmwood Park, Grand Jury Finds UPDATE: Police were justified in killing an armed ex-con wanted for shooting a New Milford woman in Elmwood Park, a grand jury has found. James Allandale, 61, immediately opened fire on officers who found him at the Knights Inn Pinebook on Route 46 in Montville this past New Year's Eve. He was shot and killed in the exchange of gunfire. Allandale -- whose real name is James Allan -- became the target of an intense manhunt after he shot Cynthia Greco of New Milford at 113 Lincoln Avenue shortly before 5:30 p.m. Dec. 27, 2022. The home is owned by Allandale's girlfriend, Lisa Dolack, who …
Tractor-Trailer Ditches Off Route 46 Tractor-Trailer Ditches Off Route 46
Tractor-Trailer Ditches Off Route 46 A tractor-trailer driver survived a crash on Route 46 in Palisades Park that nearly crushed the cab of his rig. The driver was headed west on Route 46 near the bridge over East Homestead Avenue when he veered off the road and the cab came loose as it headed partially down a wooded embankment shortly after 4 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4. He was taken by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center with injuries that weren't considered life-threatening. "This guy was lucky to be alive," one witness at the scene said. "The cab was crushed and ripped off the truck." Westbound Route 46 in Pal…
Route 46 Motel Shooting Under Investigation Route 46 Motel Shooting Under Investigation
Route 46 Motel Shooting Under Investigation Police in Morris County are investigating a shooting at a Route 46 motel. A male who had been shot in the leg was found at the Roxbury Motel by responding officers around 8:55 p.m. on Oct. 18, Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll said. The victim was taken to a medical center with severe but not life-threatening injuries. The suspect fled the scene soon after the incident, Carroll said alongside local members of law enforcement. Members of the Roxbury Police Department, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office – Crime Scene Investigation Unit, and the Morris County Prosecutor’s O…
Smoky Fire Closes Route 46 Popeyes Smoky Fire Closes Route 46 Popeyes
Smoky Fire Closes Route 46 Popeyes Firefighters doused an overnight blaze Thursday at the Popeyes Louisiana Chicken restaurant on westbound Route 46 in Lodi. The smoky fire broke out in the kitchen shortly before 1 a.m. Oct. 19, roughly two hours after closing time. Firefighters had it under control within a half hour.  No injuries were reported. Firefighters doused the Popeyes blaze on Route 46 in Lodi in just under a half hour.Mark Adamczyk Mutual aid was provided by firefighters from Saddle Brook, Maywood and Rochelle Park. The County Wide Emergency Response Team provided canteen services. The fire was containe…
PalPark Resident, 25, Charged With Raping Pre-Teen Multiple Times PalPark Resident, 25, Charged With Raping Pre-Teen Multiple Times
PalPark Resident, 25, Charged With Raping Pre-Teen Multiple Times A 25-year-old unemployed man living in Palisades Park raped a pre-teen on more than one occasion, authorities charged. Edmer Ajualip Perez was taken into custody on Wednesday, Oct. 11, and has remained in the Bergen County Jail pending a first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack, records show. He's charged with first-degree aggravated sexual assault, as well as two sexual assault counts and a single child endangerment through sexual conduct charge. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said detectives from his Special Victims Unit began investigating along with Pa…
South Jersey Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Woman At Route 46 Motel South Jersey Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Woman At Route 46 Motel
South Jersey Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Woman At Route 46 Motel A parking lot attendant from South Jersey was charged with sexually assaulting a woman at a South Hackensack motel. Austin Walker, 22, of Pennsville, was taken into custody last week, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said on Monday, Oct. 9. The prosecutor’s Special Victims Unit began investigating with township police following a complaint from a woman who said that Walker sexually assaulted her at the Horizon Inn on Route 46 on Aug. 1. Walker was booked into the Bergen County Jail on three counts of sexual assault through force or coercion on Oct. 5. Records show he was ordered rele…
Kids In Stolen Car Speed Wrong Way On Route 23, Two Nabbed After Intense Hunt Off Routes 80, 46 Kids In Stolen Car Speed Wrong Way On Route 23, Two Nabbed After Intense Hunt Off Routes 80, 46
Kids In Stolen Car Speed Wrong Way On Route 23, Two Nabbed After Intense Hunt Off Routes 80, 46 Two boys – one 16, the other 14 -- were captured following a stolen car pursuit in which the driver at one point perilously sped south on northbound Route 23, authorities said. Four masked thieves in all were pulling on vehicle door handles when police pulled up in response to a call on Oak Hill Drive in Wayne shortly before 5:30 a.m., Detective Capt. Dan Daly said. The crew also tried to break into a home through the back, the captain said. Officer David Talerico spotted an occupied vehicle with a smashed backseat passenger window and no rear license plate on nearby Timberline Drive, Daly…
Route 46 Jaywalker Nearly Hit By Patrol Unit Fights Little Ferry Police: Chief Route 46 Jaywalker Nearly Hit By Patrol Unit Fights Little Ferry Police: Chief
Route 46 Jaywalker Nearly Hit By Patrol Unit Fights Little Ferry Police: Chief A Clifton man who was nearly hit by a patrol car as he jaywalked along Route 46 overnight fought Little Ferry police before being subdued, authorities said. Officer James Serio had to quickly switch lanes to avoid hitting Mark Rodriguez, 35, at 1:45 a.m. Friday, Aug 4, Police Chief James Walters said.Lt. John Andronaco, who witnessed the incident, stopped Rodriguez for questioning  Rodriguez, who wasn't carrying identification, gave the name Victor Rivera and a different birth date than his, adding that he'd "been arrested in the past and should be in our system," Walter…
UPDATE: Driver Flees, Gets Into Other Car After Crash At Popular Route 46 Hot Dog Joint UPDATE: Driver Flees, Gets Into Other Car After Crash At Popular Route 46 Hot Dog Joint
Update: Driver Flees, Gets Into Other Car After Crash At Popular Route 46 Hot Dog Joint UPDATE: A driver who crashed a stolen car at a popular hot dog stand on Route 46 in Lodi on Wednesday drove a couple blocks further before getting into another car, police said. The 2023 Hyundai Elantra -- which had apparently been stolen out of Edison -- crashed at Hank's Franks shortly before 2 p.m. Aug. 2, local law enforcement officers said. The driver then headed east on Charlton Avenue before bailing out at the corner of Clark Street, they said. He then entered the passenger side of another vehicle in the area of the Boulevard Apartments and was gone. Police described him as black, …
HIT AND RUN: Driver Flees After Stolen Car Crash At Hank's Franks HIT AND RUN: Driver Flees After Stolen Car Crash At Hank's Franks
HIT AND RUN: Driver Flees After Stolen Car Crash At Hank's Franks UPDATE: A driver who crashed a stolen car at a popular hot dog stand on Route 46 in Lodi on Wednesday drove a couple blocks further before getting into another car, police said. The 2023 Hyundai Elantra -- which had apparently been stolen out of Edison -- crashed at Hank's Franks shortly before 2 p.m. Aug. 2, local law enforcement officers said. The driver then headed east on Charlton Avenue before bailing out at the corner of Clark Street, they said. He then entered the passenger side of another vehicle in the area of the Boulevard Apartments and was gone. Police described him as black, …