On October 27,2015, while traveling west on Keer Ave. in the area of Clinton Place Sergeant Peter Corvelli observed a a white Toyota Rav4 traveling north on Clinton Place at a high rate of speed. The officer was approached by a male operating a white cargo van who stated that the white Rav4 was just stolen. The officer activated his overhead lights and sirens in an attempt to conduct a motor vehicle stop. The driver of the suspect vehicle initially pulled over but shortly thereafter disregarded thew officers signal to stop and a pursuit ensued. The driver of the suspect vehicle finally pulled over at Parkview Terrace and Pomona Avenue , in Newark ,where the four occupants fled on foot. Two juveniles were quickly apprehended. Following the pursuit and apprehension, Officers Shantell Franklin and Treniece Avent responded over to the registered owners address on Conklin Avenue . The vehicles owner stated she had just arrived home when four black males approached her, pointed a silver handgun at her. ordered her to the ground and carjacked her for her vehicle, the 1999 Toyota Rav4 that had attempted to elude Sergeant Corvelli .
The apprehended juveniles were charged with:
2C:39-4a, Possession of a Weapon,
2C:39-5b, Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose
2C:29-2a(2), Resisting Arrest
Both juveniles were later housed at the Juvenile Detention Center in Linden.