CAPE MAY, NJ--On April 14, 2021, at approximately 10:49 AM, Cape May County Communications received a report of a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident in the area of the 600 block of Seashore Road. The hit-and-run vehicle was described as a white Ford F-350 stake body truck with a red snowplow on the front of the vehicle. The vehicle reportedly ran off the roadway and struck multiple mailboxes, causing damage to a parked vehicle. The hit-and run vehicle then fled the scene. Members of the Patrol Division responded to the area and attempted to located the vehicle.
At approximately 11:59 AM, Cape May County Communications received a report from the owner of the vehicle reporting the vehicle was taken without his consent. The owner stated that the vehicle was recently seen by one of his employees in the area of 771 Seashore Road, being operated by Nicholas Bosna, a white male with tattoos. Officers responded to the area and located a subject matching the description, walking in the area of Academy Road. Contact was made with the subject, who gave the officers a false name. Through investigative techniques, officers were able to identify the subject as Nicholas Bosna. Mr. Bosna was checked for warrants and was found to be a fugitive from justice out of Ohio. Mr. Bosna also had multiple local outstanding warrants. Mr. Bosna was placed under arrest and was transported to the Lower Township Police Station for possessing.
Mr. Bosna was charged with being a Fugitive From Justice 2A:160-10, Hindering 2C:29-3B(4), 4th Degree and Refusing to submit to Fingerprinting 53:1-15. The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office was contacted and approved the charges. Any charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent until guilty.
The vehicle involved in the incident was later located in the 700 block of Tabernacle Road in the Erma section of Lower Township.
Lower Township Police Department
405 Breakwater Rd
Cape May, NJ 08204