Police: Three Jersey City juveniles arrested in Bayonne for crashing stolen vehicle


Three Jersey City juveniles were arrested in Bayonne for crashing a vehicle yesterday morning that was stolen out of Piscataway, police said.

By John Heinis/Hudson County

The three teenagers, two 15 years old and one 16 years old, were all charged with receiving stolen property, according to Police Capt. Eric Amato.

The trio taken into custody at 10:48 a.m. from the area of 31st Street and Avenue A. Officers responded to the area on a report of a motor vehicle crash involving a vehicle which was confirmed stolen out of Piscataway on Monday.

Responding officers were alerted that the occupants of the stolen vehicle fled on foot but were quickly located and apprehended nearby on John F. Kennedy Boulevard.

According to witnesses, the vehicle struck several parked cars in the area and a fire hydrant before the occupants abandoned the vehicle on West 31st Street and fled on foot.

The ensuing investigation led to all three juveniles being identified as the occupants of the vehicle and all three were charged accordingly, police said.

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