Stony Point Man Arrested After Car Chase

Police arrested a Stony Point man who led them on a car chase through two states, after he hit a tree on the Palisades Interstate Parkway. Peter DeNicola was reported driving a stolen SUV in Elmwood Park, New Jersey at 4:00 PM on Wednesday and when police attempted to pull the man over he drove off. According to Elmwood Police Sargent Ralph Sigone DeNicola drove North on the Garden State Parkway and police lost him near the George Washington Bridge, though they set up barricades and State Troopers in his path on the PIP. Around 4:30 PM the man hit a trooper’s car and then a tree near exit 6W. DeNicola was arrested and taken to Rockland County Jail where he was held on $10,000 bail. He will be seen in court on Tuesday facing charges of third-degree criminal mischief, a felony, and third-degree unlawful fleeing an officer in a vehicle, second-degree reckless endangerment, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, and driving while under the influence of drugs, all misdemeanors.

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