Roseland Police Arrest Three Overnight After Hours of Outdoor Investigation; Area Police Offered Mutual Aid
by Carolyne Volpe Curley / Carolyne@WestEssexNOW.com
ROSELAND, NJ - Three suspects are in custody this morning after leading area police on a three-hour search of Roseland and Essex Fells last night following vehicle break-ins to the area.
Just after 10pm last night, Roseland Police responded to reports of cars being broken into in the area of Hillside and Condit.
According to police, at about 10:45pm, a Volkswagon came up Monroe towards Eagle Rock at a high rate of speed. The car then crashed on Eagle Rock Avenue near Monroe Avenue and apparently the occupants fled the scene.
Roseland Police along with mutual aid from area police set up a perimeter in the area of Eagle Rock Avenue, Monroe, Freeman, Condit and Hillside. The officers investigated on foot and were searching for three African American males, possibly wanted for car theft.
The investigation proceeded as follows: