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12-Year-Old Arrested After Crashing Stolen Car

For Immediate Release:  August 12, 2020


On August 10, 2020, a 12-year-old male was arrested after fleeing a motor vehicle stop in a stolen car.

At 9:50 am, Officer Aaron Jones was stopped by a concerned citizen on New Jersey Avenue in reference to a vehicle being driven by a juvenile at a high rate of speed.  Officer Jones attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver refused to stop before crashing into a pole in the 600 block of Connecticut Avenue.  Officer Jones arrested the juvenile without incident.  The car had been reported stolen earlier in the morning.    

The male’s mother arrived on scene and he was transported to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division as a precaution due to the crash. 


ARRESTED A 12-year-old male from Atlantic City.

CHARGES:  Receiving stolen property, eluding, and multiple motor vehicle summons.

The male was released into the custody of his mother.


Anyone with additional information is urged to contact the Criminal Investigations Section at 609-347-5766 or anonymously text to tip411 (847411).  Begin the text with ACPD. 

Alert sent on 08/12/2020 at 7:05PM EDT


Lieutenant Kevin Fair


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