Police chase through NJ shopping center ends in crash into building — PHOTOS
NORTH BRUNSWICK — A New Brunswick man was arrested last month after refusing to pull over his car and leading cops on a wild chase that ended with him crashing into a building, police said.
Police said they tried to pull over the SUV at 8:03 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Walmart shopping center on Route 1.
Behind the wheel was 51-year-old Timothy Williams, who had been arrested by township police a month earlier on a burglary charge.
Instead of stopping, Williams led police on chase through the shopping center and went off the road and through wooden fence on private property, police said.
Williams's car came to a stop after he lost control and crashed into the brick facade of an apartment building, police said Friday.
Police said Williams got out of the car and ran away, but was caught a short time later.
Williams is facing charges of eluding police, possession of drug paraphernalia and several motor vehicle violations.
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