Authorities charge 41-year-old Orange woman accused of being the getaway driver and ringleader of West Windsor armed robbery
According to authorities, on August 8th, Tyreane D. Tucker-Bowen, 41, of Orange, reportedly drove her co-defendants, Gregory T. Smith and Benjamin Green, both of Philadelphia, to the AT&T store on corner of Route 1 North and Washington Road to rob the business.
Upon arrival, responding officers found Smith and Green with duffel bags inside the store. A search of the premises led police to find two employees tied up with zip ties in a back storage.
Police immediately located Tucker-Bowen as she fled the scene in an SUV. Despite officers' attempts to pull the car over, Tucker
-Bowen instead lead police on a car chase until the car caught on fire.
Tucker-Bowen was charged after a codefendants told police, that she had driven them to the store and was the ring leader.
Tucker-Bowen however claims she was smoking weed on the lot and had nothing to do with the crime. In addition she claimed she fled because she didn't want to get caught with marijuana.