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Rutherford Man Wanted for Cellphone Battery Thefts in Newark

By kcora on
Newark Rutherford

Authorities are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Christopher Kennedy, 31, of Rutherford, who is wanted for a theft that occurred on July 31st.

According to police, at approximately 2 a.m., a white man utilizing a green Ford Expedition stole 16 batteries from a cellphone tower located in the Ironbound section of Newark.

Detectives secured a warrant for Christopher Kennedy’s arrest for Theft of Movable Property after developing sufficient evidence to identify him as a suspect in the theft of the batteries.

While police are actively searching for Kennedy, they seek the public’s assistance in quickly locating and removing him the streets.

Kennedy is described as 5’9” and 165 lbs. He has brown eyes and brown hair.

Anyone with information about Christopher Kennedy or his whereabouts to call the Department's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-69 5-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867).