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Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Announce Arrest in Motor Vehicle Theft Investigation


Morris County officials announce the arrest of Ahjhir Jones, 18, of Newark.

According to county officials, on August 6, 2021, the Morristown Police Department responded to GT Motors for the report of multiple motor vehicles stolen from the automobile dealership.  

County officials said that video surveillance from the area showed multiple individuals entering the business and stealing a total of nine motor vehicles from the car lot.  

The Morris County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation responded to the scene and recovered a latent fingerprint, which later matched to Ahjhir Jones.  

After additional investigation by the Morristown Police Department Detective Bureau and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Intelligence Unit, additional evidence was developed linking Jones to the auto thefts at GT Motors to charge Jones with his involvement in the incident.  

According to officials, on January 19, Jones was charged by complaint-warrant and lodged in the Morris County Correctional Facility in accordance with Criminal Justice Reform.  

County officials announce that Ahjhir Jones has been charged with Conspiracy to Commit Theft, Theft by Unlawful Taking, Conspiracy to Commit Burglary, Burglary, Criminal Mischief and Unlawful Means of Conveyance.