At approximately 2:00am, on April 7, 2022, a New Providence Patrol Officer encountered a crashed vehicle on Union Av in the vicinity of the railroad crossing. The vehicle was unoccupied and a check of the vehicle registration indicated the vehicle was stolen out of Pennsylvania. A search of the area located 2 individuals walking near Jones Dr. A subsequent investigation linked these individuals to the crashed vehicle and they were taken into custody. Any person who may have witnessed suspicious activity in this area are asked to contact the New Providence Police Department without delay at 908-665-1111.
We will follow up with more information as our investigation continues.