MOUNTAIN LAKES — On February 10, 2024, at approximately 3:12 a.m., the Mountain Lakes Police Department was notified that the Boonton Police Department was involved in a motor vehicle pursuit.
After Police terminated the pursuit, the suspect vehicle was involved in a motor vehicle accident on Route 80 in Parsippany.
The driver of the vehicle fled the scene following the accident. Mountain Lakes Officers soon found the driver on Parsippany Boulevard in Parsippany, where he was taken into custody shortly after.
The driver was later identified as an 18-year-old male from Bloomfield. A subsequent investigation revealed that the vehicle had recently been taken without the owner’s consent, and a handgun was found inside. Three suspects were placed under arrest and transported to the hospital for injuries.
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