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Maryland Man Arrested in Wayne for Receiving Stolen Property

By kbm0423 on

Police officials in Wayne have announced the arrest of a man during a motor vehicle stop on charges of receiving stolen property.

According to police officials, on Sunday, February 20, Wayne Police Officer Michael Sweeney conducted a motor vehicle stop after observing a vehicle being operated in a reckless manner in the Willowbrook Mall parking lot. 

The vehicle had a Maryland temporary license plate which came back to a different vehicle. 

The driver, and sole occupant of the vehicle, was found to have a warrant for Assault out of East Windsor and was arrested. 

A subsequent search of the vehicle yielded several purses and approximately 30 bottles of fragrances that were determined to be shoplifted from the Macy’s store at Willowbrook Mall. The perfumes were valued at approximately $4,000.00. 

The vehicle was impounded, and the suspect was lodged in the Passaic County Jail on a complaint warrant. 

Arrested was Ever Vasquez-Hernandez, 27, of Columbia, MD. 

He was charged with Receiving Stolen Property on a complaint warrant and was placed in Passaic County Jail.