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Suspect Wanted for Eluding Newark Police Officers


Police say in Newark seeks the public’s help identifying a suspect wanted for eluding police after he drove away from officers when they ordered him to stop on March 19. Police said at approximately 12:40 a.m., police officers spotted a motorist driving with an expired temporary license plate in a 2003 Honda Civic on South Street.

According to police, the officers pulled over the vehicle at Orchard and Thomas streets and asked the driver for his registration and license.

Instead, he drove off and fled on Thomas Street toward McCarter Highway police said.  While detectives investigating this incident are seeking the public’s help with identifying this suspect, Director Ambrose urges anyone with information about the individual to call the Division's 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477).

All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.