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Police Arrest Man Wanted for Stealing from Car in Newark’s West Ward

By rlsmetro on

Police in Newark are reporting the arrest of Mr. Christopher Hanley, 39, of Newark, wanted for a theft from an automobile that occurred in the area of Sunset Avenue and South Orange Avenue on Sunday, February 13. 

Police said the victim parked her vehicle in the area and returned to find it ransacked with personal property stolen, including a CashApp debit card.

According to police, a card was later used at the Shell Gas Station, located at 972 South Orange Avenue, and at Dunkin' Donuts, 802 South Orange Avenue.

Detectives investigating this incident obtained surveillance footage showing the suspect using the debit card at each location.

Police said Hanley was identified and a warrant for his arrest was issued.

He was apprehended Tuesday on Alexander Street. He faces charges of fraudulent credit card use and receiving stolen property.

These charges are merely accusations.

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