The same man arrested and charged in Nutley on a slew of assault charges following a spree that appeared to target random women has been arrested and charged in Belleville, the Belleville Police Department announced Wednesday, July 15.
Belleville police arrested Quinn Mayweather, 22, of East Orange, following a chase in which he crashed into a patrol cruiser, a parked car and a tree.
Mayweather was charged in Belleville with alluding police and receiving stolen property on Monday, July 13, at about 6:20 p.m., police said.
Acting on an alert from Nutley police earlier in the day, Belleville police identified the grey 2011 Hyundai Sonata Mayweather was reportedly driving on Franklin Avenue.
He is alleged to have struck a patrol vehicle and then he continued south on Franklin Avenue. After a short chase, he crashed into a parked car and a tree, police said.
That’s when officers arrested him.
Police said Mayweather was also wanted in connection to an alleged robbery in Clifton, the aforementioned alleged assaults in Nutley and an alleged sexual assault in Bloomfield.
Police said the vehicle Mayweather was driving had been reported stolen out of East Orange.
“I am proud of the officers for the diligence and professionalism they displayed during this unfortunate incident,” Belleville Police Chief Mark Minichini said.
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