MORRISTOWN, NJ – Wayna McHenry (19) and Alakir Wardlaw (20) have been sentenced in reference to a motor vehcile chase that occurred on June 13, 2019 in Denville, introduced Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County Performing Chief of Investigations Christoph Kimker, and Denville Township Police Chief Frank Perna.
In keeping with officers, McHenry with a final recognized deal with in Newark was sentenced, on August 27, 2020, to 4 years in state jail with 18 months parole ineligibility. McHenry entered responsible pleas to second diploma use of a Juvenile in theft of vehicles and third diploma receiving stolen property.
On September 4, 2020 Wardlaw with a final recognized deal with in Orange was sentenced to 5 years in state jail with 42 months of parole ineligibility. Wardlaw had entered responsible pleas to second diploma illegal possession of a handgun, second diploma using a juvenile in theft of vehicles, second diploma eluding, third diploma theft of a motorcar, and third diploma resisting arrest.
The costs come up from an tried automotive theft that occurred in Denville, New Jersey on June 13, 2019, said police. Whereas responding to a report of a stolen Dodge Durango at roughly 1:38 a.m., Denville Police encountered two autos, together with the stolen Dodge Durango and Toyota Highlander. Additional investigation revealed that the Toyota Highlander was beforehand reported stolen out of Montclair, New Jersey, they stated.
In keeping with stories, when police tried to conduct a site visitors cease of the Dodge Durango, the Toyota Highlander impeded the cease and each autos fled from police. The Dodge Durango in the end crashed right into a Denville Police Division patrol car and the motive force and passenger fled on foot. The driving force of the stolen Dodge Durango was subsequently recognized as Alakir Wardlaw; the passenger of the car was recognized as a juvenile male.
A subsequent search of the stolen Dodge Durango that was pushed by Wardlaw revealed a defaced handgun. Shortly after the chase, police situated the stolen Toyota Highlander deserted a brief distance away. The driving force of the Highlander was subsequently recognized as Wanya McHenry.