Galloway Township Police Looking For Suspect Who Fled Traffic Stop In Stolen Vehicle

March 26, 2018 - 8:49 am
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GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) – Police in Galloway Township are looking for a driver they say fled a traffic stop in a stolen vehicle before crashing it into a tree and fleeing the scene. Police say they attempted to stop a Chrysler Town and Country minivan on U.S. Route 9 and Seaview Ridge Drive, just before 9 p.m. Sunday. That’s when police say the driver left the scene at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was later found crashed into a tree at Jimmie Leeds Road and New Leaf Court. The suspect was seen fleeing into a wooded area. Police say the vehicle had been stolen from a residence in Smithville, just 15 minutes prior to the attempted stop. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Bryan Casey at (609) 652-3705 Ext. 310.