NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A Newark man is facing multiple charges after police said he stole a fire department vehicle and led officers on a chase through several towns.
Hector Perez, 48, was arrested Sunday in Ridgefield Park.READ MORE: Strome, Panarin Lead Rangers To Win Over Blackhawks
Investigators said Perez stole a Newark Fire Division vehicle from the scene of a fire at Avon and Peshine Avenues.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 12/5 Sunday Morning Forecast
Perez crashed the vehicle during the police pursuit, they said.MORE NEWS: LaVine, DeRozan Lead Bulls To Win Over Nets
Perez, who is missing an eye, was not hurt.