NY man charged after being stopped while driving stolen vehicle, police say

LOPATCONG TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A New York man was charged Tuesday morning after being caught driving a stolen vehicle, according to Lopatcong Township Police.


Fitz-Solomon Walker, 37, of Brooklyn was charged with receiving stolen property.

At around 12:12 a.m., a police officer conducted a random plate inquiry of a vehicle’s registration and it was revealed that the vehicle had been reported stolen out of Nassau County, NY. The officer then initiated a motor vehicle stop on Route 57 east near County Route 519, police said.

Upon stopping the vehicle, the driver was identified as Walker and he was then taken into custody, police said.

Walker was released on his own recognizance with a future Warren County Superior Court hearing. He will also face additional charges out of Nassau County for the theft of the vehicle, police said.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook