Bayonne Police said the cruiser was stolen just after midnight. An officer had just parked the cruiser while responding to the scene of a crash.
According to investigators, Frank Suarez, 31, got behind the wheel and led Bayonne Police, Port Authority Police and the NYPD on a chase that spanned the Goethals and Verrazano bridges.
Suarez crashed near Fifth Avenue and 23rd Street in Sunset Park.
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