On June 2ND, 2022, at about 2:30am, New Rochelle Detectives observed a Toyota Highlander with no license plates driving through a neighborhood on the southwest side of the city. When police attempted to stop the vehicle, it fled Northbound on I-95. Detectives were able to follow the vehicle undetected on I-95 where it exited in Mamaroneck and then immediately returned to I-95 South. While traveling Southbound between Exits 16 and 15 in New Rochelle, the vehicle encountered stopped traffic. Detectives, who were following it undetected, called for more units to surround and box in the suspect vehicle. When Detectives pulled behind the suspect vehicle in an unmarked police car and attempted to pull the vehicle over, the suspects put their vehicle in reverse, and rammed the police car, injuring the two officers inside. The Detectives then apprehended the suspects and placed all 4 occupants under arrest. The vehicle was confirmed to be stolen out of New Jersey.
Tariq Kyam, 56 years of age, from Newark, NJ.
Alex Carroll, 35 years of age, from Newark, NJ.
David Fate, 38 years of age, from Newark, NJ.
Kymeasha Selph, 34 years of age, from Newark, NJ.
Suspects Kyam, Carroll and Fate are all wanted by Saddle Brook, NJ Police for 6 robberies, 1 armed robbery as well as motor vehicle thefts in four different counties in New Jersey. Full extradition warrants are forthcoming.
All were charged with:
Penal Law 165.50 Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 3rd degree – D felony
In addition to the above, Mr. Tariqu Kyam was charged with:
Penal Law 120.05 Assault 2nd Degree; injuring a police officer – D Felony
Penal Law 270.25 Unlawfully Fleeing a Police Officer 3rd Degree – A Misdemeanor