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Union County Sheriff’s Officers Arrest High-Speed Chase Suspect

sealRoselle, NJ – On Tuesday, August 30, Union County Sheriff’s Detective James Miller, and Sheriff’s Investigators Kenneth Randazza and Keith Rhyner located and arrested Christian Pacheco, a 39-year-old male  Roselle resident on an outstanding warrant for eluding arrest. The warrant was from an incident on April 1st when the suspect led officers on a high-speed chase through Rahway and Linden.

After months of searching, Investigator Rhyner tracked Pacheco to an address in Roselle where he was found and taken into custody. The Sheriff’s Officers transported Pacheco to the Union County Jail and he was committed without incident.

The April incident began when Rahway Police Officer Andrew Webb stopped Pacheco for traveling 80 mph in a 45 mph zone. Pacheco then led the officer on a chase through Rahway and Linden. The pursuit was halted to concerns for public safety, with Pacheco eluding arrest.

Pacheco previously had a suspended New Jersey Driver’s License and was also wanted on an arrest warrant out of Weehawken.  

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