By: Yuritza Arroyo
Hackensack authorities announced on Saturday, December 10, Hackensack Police put out an alert that a 2010 Volkswagen Beetle had just been stolen from their city.
According to Paramus Police, officers arrested Christian Dow, 19, of Hackensack, for possession of a stolen vehicle.
Police say, at approximately 9:09 pm, security officers of Westfield Garden State Plaza observed the vehicle on the second floor of the south parking deck.
Paramus police responded to the scene and located the suspect, Christian Dow, along with one 14-year-old male, two 15-year-old males and one 16-year-old male, from Hackensack, all of whom had been in the stolen car.
According to officials, the officers took all of the suspects into custody and transported them to Paramus Police Headquarters.
Officials say, at Police Headquarters, Christian Dow was booked and processed.
He was remanded to Bergen County Jail pending a bail hearing.
The juveniles were released to family members and will be handled under state juvenile justice regulations.