Newark Couple Arrested for Bayonne Carjacking

Police in Newark arrested Mr. Marquis Speed, 33, and Ms. Michelle Hortonlee, 21, both of Newark, who were each issued warrants yesterday by Bayonne Police in connection with an armed carjacking.

“I commend the officers who acted so quickly to apprehend these suspects,” Director Ambrose said. “The diligence and professionalism of our officers are invaluable assets to the people we serve.”

Police say shortly before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night, officers observed Speed and Hortonlee while patrolling the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and Parkhurst Street.

According to police both suspects were taken into custody without incident and faces a charge of contempt of court.

These charges are merely accusations.

Each suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.