Two Dover, NJ women were arrested for allegedly leading police on a high-speed pursuit that ran from Denville to Newark.
According to authorities, a Denville police officer was driving on Route 10 when he spotted a black Toyota Camry that had been reported as stolen out of South Orange, NJ.
When the officer attempted to pull the vehicle over on Route 10 near Ridgedale Avenue, the driver allegedly sped off and fled toward Route 287.
Police indicated that the chase continued south on Route 287, eventually moving to Route 24 and then to Route 78 East, with the vehicle reaching speeds of up to 100 mph.
Several Morris County police agencies, including Dover police and East Hanover police, assisted in the pursuit. The chase ultimately ended on a dead-end street in Newark, NJ.
Thankfully, no one was injured during the chase.
The driver and the passenger were arrested. The driver was charged with receiving stolen property, reckless driving, careless driving, driving with a suspended license, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Meanwhile, the passenger was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
To learn more about this case, see the NJ.com article entitled “Two Women Charged After High-Speed Chase from Denville to Newark.”