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Woman Carjacked in Newark’s Ironbound Section

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Police in Newark arrested Mr. Tazmire Morris, 26, of Newark after he carjacked a woman Tuesday in the Ironbound section of the city.  

According to Newark officials, Police responded to a call about a carjacking in progress that occurred around 11:46 a.m. at Adams and Ferry streets on May 4, 2021.

The victim told officers that she was sitting in the passenger seat of a relative’s BMW when an unknown male, later identified as Morris, jumped into the driver seat of the car and demanded that she get out.

Believing the suspect had a weapon, police said  the victim told officers that she got out of the vehicle. 

According to police,  Morris drove off heading north on Adams Street, but he was spotted nearly two hours later by 4th Precinct officers on 15th Avenue and South 7th  Street.

They arrested him without incident after a brief pursuit that ended at 16th Avenue and South 8th Street