Port Newark Auto Warehouseman Suspended After Arrest for Possessing Explosive Device, Receiving Stolen Vehicles, and Committing Related Acts of Forgery and Fraud
April 10, 2019
Today, the Waterfront Commission temporarily suspended Port Newark automobile warehouseman Teray Savage, 28, of Newark, New Jersey, pending the outcome of an administrative hearing related to a recent arrest. Savage had been employed at FAPS, Inc. where he installed parts on automobiles imported to Port Newark. Savage was arrested for the following:
- Possession of a Destructive Device (a crime of the third degree) – He allegedly possessed an improvised explosive device (IED);
- Receiving Stolen Property (a crime of the third degree) – He allegedly possessed two (2) stolen motor vehicles;
- Forgery (a crime of the third degree) – He allegedly obtained registration from the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission for a fraudulent Vehicle Identification Number to conceal the stolen status of one of his vehicles;
- Misrepresentation of Title (a crime of the fourth degree) – He allegedly provided a falsified title to the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission to fraudulently obtain registration for a stolen vehicle; and
- Tampering with Public Records (a crime of the third degree) – He allegedly obtained a false Liberty Mutual insurance card and temporary New Jersey registration for a stolen vehicle.
In connection with the upcoming administrative hearing, it has also been charged that Savage’s presence at the piers or other waterfront terminals in the port of New York district represents a danger to the public peace or safety.
The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is prosecuting the criminal matter.