A homeless man in New Jersey who allegedly hopped into one other man’s automobile and drove away earlier than crashing it was reportedly tracked down by police who merely adopted his footprints within the snow.
Malik Evans, 23, was arrested Saturday morning after he allegedly obtained into an unattended working automobile in Hackensack and sped away.
The proprietor of the automobile informed police that he had left the keys within the ignition, the doorways unlocked and the automobile working at native restaurant Pollos Mario, ABC 7 reported.
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Moments after Evans drove away from the restaurant, he crashed the automobile close to Blanchard Terrace and took off on foot, officers stated. No person was injured within the crash.
Police reportedly tracked him all the way down to an space behind some properties utilizing the footprints within the snow. Officer Michael Reo informed ABC 7 that Evans was discovered close to a storage bin, on his again, staring up on the sky.
“From the road to the yard, you possibly can see precisely the sample,” Reo stated. “At that time, there was one set of tracks which I knew was the suspect.”
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Evans reportedly resisted arrest earlier than finally taken into custody. He is accused of motorcar theft and resisting arrest and was launched on a summons.