Two NJ Men Arrested In WV For Vehicle Theft

They were spotted early Friday morning in Charles Town.








Charles Town, WV (KM) Two men from New Jersey were arrested early Friday morning in Jefferson County, West Virginia on stolen vehicle charges. Yaser Paula and Kaylan Moses, both of Jersey City, .were taken into custody.

The Sheriff’s Office says it received word from Jefferson County Emergency Communications that there was a “hit” on a white Acura passenger vehicle from a License Plate Reader at the light at Route 340 and Washington Street (Bolivar Light).   . .

County units checked the area along Route 340 as well as the casino, parking garages and hotels.  . An officer with the Charles Town Police Department said he  saw the vehicle.  . He and a sheriff’s deputy were able to locate the vehicle. Other units arrived and took Paula and Moses into custody. . The Montclair Township Police, New Jersey Police  told Jefferson County authorities the Acura was reported stolen in their jurisdiction on March 4th, 2021.

Officers detected a strong odor of marijuana inside the vehicle. It was searched, but no drugs were found.

Both Paula and Moses were taken to the Eastern Regional Jail. They are charged with transferring and receiving a stolen vehicle, bringing stolen property into the state,  and conspiracy to transfer and receive a stolen vehicle.



By Kevin McManus.