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Man wanted in Pennsylvania arrested in Washington Twp., Morris County

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A man wanted in Pennsylvania was arrested last week in Washington Township.

On Feb. 6, at 11:36 p.m., a township officer stopped a vehicle on Route 46 for a motor vehicle violation, police said.

While the officer was speaking to the driver of the vehicle, the officer observed the front seat passenger, who was later identified as Tony Chillemi, was not wearing his seatbelt, police said.

Chillemi allegedly refused to provide his identification and subsequently was arrested. After he was searched incident to arrest, the officer located his identification and it was learned that he was a wanted person who had an outstanding National Crime Information Center (NCIC) warrant out of Pennsylvania for criminal charges, police said.

Chillemi was transported to Washington Township Police Headquarters and was issued a motor vehicle summons for not wearing his seatbelt. He was then lodged at the Morris County Correctional Facility pending an extradition hearing, police said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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