NORTH BRUNSWICK, N. J. – New Jersey state police say an unmarked police SUV stolen from a trooper at home is used in two robberies and theft of petrol at a service station.
The SUV was stolen Saturday night or early Sunday in North Brunswick, and contained several uniforms, two issued weapons and other issued equipment.
The authorities say that someone is using the SUV stopped a truck driver on Sunday morning on the southern New Jersey Turnpike in South Brunswick and stole money from the driver.
About 30 minutes later, the person is led to the SUV at a gas station in Colonia and left without paying. The person then stopped a taxi at Woodbridge Center Mall in Woodbridge, and stole money from the driver.
Researchers recovered the SUV late Sunday morning in North Brunswick.