Police: 2 Staten Island men arrested in Bayonne for selling stolen cars on Facebook Marketplace

Authorities say Devonte Thomas used the fake name "Alazim Olasupo Odu" to sell multiple stolen cars on Facebook Marketplace. Police detectives believe there are more victims.

Lanette Espy

Mar 19, 2024, 12:13 PM

Updated 27 days ago

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Two men from Staten Island were arrested in Bayonne after an alleged Facebook Marketplace scam involving the selling of stolen cars.
According to police, Devonte Thomas and Justin Wright were arrested last week.
Authorities say Thomas used the fake name "Alazim Olasupo Odu" to sell multiple stolen cars on Facebook Marketplace.
Police detectives believe there are more victims of this scam that haven't come forward. If anyone suspects they were scammed, authorities say to call your local police department.


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