CHATHAM, NJ - Officers David Gallo and Ronald Anderson responded to the 400 block of Shunpike Road for a suspicious vehicle parked on the shoulder of the roadway on Tuesday, May 10 at 6:02 a.m.
When the officers arrived, they found the vehicle occupied by someone sleeping in the back seat. A subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of the Tasjanae Johnson, age 21, of Newark for possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of marijuana and an active arrest warrant issued by the City of Orange.
The vehicle, a 2000 Dodge Caravan, had been reported stolen the previous day in Newark.
Johnson was transported to police headquarters, processed on the charges, and later transported to the Morris County Correctional Facility. Her bail was set at $3,500.