UPDATE: Newark Residents Arrested in Bergen County Police Pursuit
Paramus Police took two men into custody with the assistance of the NJ State Police after an early morning pursuit that ended in Essex County on Friday morning.
According to a statement released by the Paramus Police Department, police attempted to stop a 2011 Nissan SUV carrying two occupants southbound on Route 17 near Linwood Avenue shortly before 3 a.m., but the driver sped away.
Police say the vehicle, recorded stolen out of Elizabeth, led police to the southbound lanes of the Garden State Parkway where it sped down the highway.
According to police officials, New Jersey State Police and Clifton joined in on the pursuit but were not able to get the driver to stop.
Police say the car attempted to Exit 147 Springdale Avenue East Orange where the driver lost control and crashed the SUV.
The driver, Mr. Tyquan Boulware, 19 of Newark attempted to bail from the vehicle but was apprehended. Police say they also arrested the passenger, Mr. Henry Tazwell, 28 after he tried to hide.
Boulware and Tazwell were transported by police back to Paramus police headquarters where they were booked on charges of eluding and possession of a stolen vehicle.
There were no injuries reported.