Two Newark NJ men who allegedly had outstanding warrants were placed under arrest after a traffic stop in Secaucus, New Jersey.
Shortly after 8:00 p.m., a Secaucus NJ patrol officer allegedly saw a motor vehicle driving without a tire around the intersection of First Street and Paterson Plank Road in Secaucus, NJ.
The police officer stopped the vehicle and ran a check on the vehicle and its occupants. The officer reportedly discovered that two of the car occupants had outstanding arrest warrants.
According to law enforcement, a 35-year-old Newark New Jersey man in the motor vehicle had an outstanding no bail warrant issued out of Union County, NJ. Additionally, he allegedly had a no bail warrant issued out of Essex County, NJ. The Secaucus patrol officer notified Union County officials, which sent two police officers to place the suspect under arrest.
Police also arrested a 19-year-old Newark NJ man in the vehicle who allegedly had a warrant for failure to appear on a $25,000 bail out of Newark. According to authorities, the suspect also had an arrest warrant issued for hindering apprehension because he reportedly gave false information to Newark police. The suspect was arrested and later transferred to the Essex County Correctional Facility in Newark, NJ.
Additionally, Secaucus police issues traffic summons to the driver of the vehicle for driving without a license and driving without a tire.
For additional information about this case, check out NJ.com article entitled “Car with Missing Tire Leads to Arrests on Outstanding Warrants in Secaucus, Cops Say.”