The Paramus Police Department announces the arrest of Marvin Louine, 19, of Orange, for possession of a stolen vehicle and eluding police.
According to police, on Thursday, April 7, 2022, at approximately 1:46 am, Paramus Police Officer Nicholas Tanelli observed a 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee, color white, driving at a high rate of speed on Route 17 southbound.
Officials said that Officer Tanelli attempted to catch up to the vehicle, which turned off its lights and exited onto Route 4 westbound.
According to police officials, the Jeep struck a median while entering Route 4 but continued westbound. A computer check of the vehicle revealed it was stolen from Mountain Lakes.
At that time, the chase was terminated under State Attorney General Guidelines.
Police said that a short time later, Officer Tanelli and Officer Michael Cleary observed the same vehicle driving south on Paramus Road at a high rate of speed.
They observed the vehicle strike another curb while attempting to enter the Garden State Parkway southbound ramp.
Officials said that this time the vehicle lost control and struck some bushes and a tree, becoming disabled. The driver, identified as Marvin Louine, and an unknown passenger fled from the crash.
According to police, Tanelli and Cleary captured Louine on an adjoining street. The passenger escaped capture.
The suspect was placed under arrest and transported to Paramus Police Headquarters, where he was booked and processed.
Marvin Louine was released on his own recognizance pending his first appearance in court.
The suspect was arrested and charged on April 7 with possession of a stolen motor vehicle and eluding police.