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Police: Suspect wanted for crashing stolen car, fleeing scene in East Rutherford

The owner of the vehicle chased the suspect down moments before the crash, according to Garfield police.

News 12 Staff

Jan 4, 2024, 11:21 AM

Updated 195 days ago

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A suspect is wanted for stealing a car, crashing it in East Rutherford and then fleeing the scene on Wednesday.
The owner of the vehicle chased the suspect down moments before the crash, according to Garfield police.
Police say they believe the suspect ran into a marsh near the Hilton Hotel.
Officers set up a perimeter, launched drones and used K-9’s during a search. However, the suspect is still at large.  


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