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North Brunswick Man Charged with Armed Robbery Following Car Chase

By rlsmetro on
North Brunswick Township

Middlesex County officials announced a Township man has been charged in connection with a gunpoint robbery, which occurred at Robeson Village in New Brunswick on May 31.

According to county officials, on August 6, Zaire Cromedy, 28, of North Brunswick was arrested at his residence by members of the New Brunswick and South Brunswick Police Departments as well as members of the Task Force and Major Crimes Units of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.

County officials said that authorities initially attempted to arrest Cromedy on an outstanding arrest warrant for the robbery as he was driving on Route 522 in South Brunswick.

According to officials, as officers attempted to pull Cromedy over, Cromedy initially eluded the authorities at a high speed, endangering other motorists and pedestrians in the process. 

Officials said that Cromedy was ultimately located at his residence. A handgun was also found following a canine search of the area that Cromedy passed through while eluding authorities.

Cromedy has been charged with first-degree Armed Robbery, second-degree Eluding, second-degree Unlawful Possession of a Handgun, and other weapons offenses, according to county officials.

Cromedy is presently lodged at the Middlesex County Adult Correction Center where he is detained pending a pre-trial detention hearing in Superior Court.

The investigation is active and continuing, anyone with information is asked to call Detective Paul Kelley of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732)745-3330.