Joyride busted when stolen truck recognized, starting chase that ends in crash

A teen’s alleged joyride turned serious when the vehicle owner’s son recognized the stolen truck on the road and called police, initiating a half-hour pursuit through the Phillipsburg area that ended in a crash.

The 16-year-old boy from Holland Township in Hunterdon County was uninjured and taken into custody Saturday morning, Pohatcong Township police Sgt. Scott Robb confirmed.

The pickup is distinct — it has a Milford-area business name and phone number emblazoned on the side. It was recognized on Route 614 in Holland and tailed into Warren County, where police picked up the chase on Route …read more

Source: Hunterdon

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