New Jersey State Police is searching for a Wharton New Jersey man accused of stealing a car in Victory Gardens, NJ. The suspect already faces criminal charges in connection with an armed robbery in Dover, New Jersey.
According to Morris County officials, the suspect stole a Toyota Camry parked along South Salem Street in Victory Gardens, New Jersey. The driver of the vehicle was gone on a food delivery at the time of the theft incident.
The suspect, a 30-year-old male who lives in Wharton, NJ, reportedly uses the nickname “Swerve.” NJ State Police recently posted surveillance photographs of the suspect on their Facebook page. The hope is that a member of the public might be able to recognize the suspect and provide police with information.
The suspect is reportedly an ex-convict who has a checkered criminal past that includes a robbery conviction. According to law enforcement, the suspect spent several years behind bars after being convicted of a violent robbery in Morristown in 2005.
For more information this case, see the DailyRecord.com article, “Convicted Felon Wanted for Stealing Toyota Camry in Victory Gardens.”