South Orange Police Make Arrest After Observation and Pursuit
A Newark resident was arrested for theft and fleeing an officer
Shawn Thompson, 25, of Newark, was arrested Thursday afternoon. South Orange detectives determined that Thompson fled from an officer in a stolen car on June 11. At that time, a SOPD officer saw Thompson and two others using fraudulent cards to try getting money from an Academy Street ATM. Thompson and the two others saw the SOPD officer and fled, in the stolen car, into Newark.