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Vehicles Stolen Out of Newark Found in East Orange, Wayne


Police in Wayne attempted to stop a stolen vehicle that fled the scene onto a highway in the city on Saturday evening. 

Officers patrolling the area of US-46 and Riverside Drive came across a Nissan Sentra with temporary license plate numbers "W9794988" shortly before 4:05 p.m. 

The driver stopped after police activated lights but then sped away as officers began to investigate. 

The vehicle was confirmed stolen from a Newark neighborhood Friday.

At approximately 2:30 a.m. Sunday, East Orange police recovered a stolen Mercedes found parked inside the Bakery Village complex on 4th Avenue around 2:36 a.m. 

Both thefts are part of a multi-vehicle theft spree occurring in the city. Residents have taken to social media to post suspects performing donut stunts and reckless driving in all sections of the city.

According to residents, young suspects used the late evening to early morning hours to perform stunts in the area of Hobson Street and Bragaw Avenue.

The video shows that careless activity performed by these suspects places drivers in danger.

No arrests have been reported.