Safety

Potted-plant theft leads to high-speed chase

 Police say a man who stole potted plants from a Camden County produce stand led officers on a chase approaching 100 mph.

Brooklawn police said 31-year-old Sean Pavlichko of Westville took several plants from Verchio’s Produce early Sunday morning and sped off along Route 130 as an officer approached his vehicle. The business was closed at the time.

The officer gave chase on Route 130 South, but ended the pursuit at Gateway Boulevard as speeds approached 100 mph, authorities said.

Anyone who knows Pavlichko’s whereabouts is asked to contact police at (856) 456-0750.