EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — A big chunk of money continues to be lacking from final week’s armored truck spill on a New Jersey freeway, and police are warning individuals to pony up earlier than they get picked up.
East Rutherford police say anybody delivering cash received’t be prosecuted however that anybody seen on surveillance video taking cash who doesn’t flip it in could possibly be arrested.
About $188,000 remained unreturned this week.
Greater than $500,000 in money spilled from the Brink’s armored truck on Route three close to MetLIfe Stadium final Thursday. Police stated the spill was believed to be as a result of a problem with a lock on one of many truck’s doorways.
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The incident triggered visitors chaos and two crashes, in accordance with police, as individuals stopped their autos to run onto the roadway to seize the money.
“Individuals went slightly bit loopy after they noticed the cash,” stated Danielle Shah, 29, of Bloomfield, New Jersey, who witnessed the incident from a bus she was driving into New York.
“I imply, it appeared just like the individuals who acquired out of the automotive — they only didn’t care. They parked their vehicles in the midst of the freeway.”
Police say greater than $200,000 was recovered on the scene, partly because of the assist of Good Samaritans who stopped and helped the driving force.
Greater than $100,000 has been returned within the days since then, together with one one who purchased in about $90,000.
— With information from International NewsBri