WANTED FOR AGGRAVATED VEHICULAR ASSAULT
AND LEAVING THE SCENE OF ACCIDENT WITH SERIOUS INJURY
(Jersey City, NJ) – The Hudson County Sheriff’s Office has identified Rogelio Chavix-Tacen (image attached) as the driver of the 2010 red Nissan Rogue that struck brothers Michael and Adrian Viruet on Kennedy Boulevard in North Bergen on Friday 11/14/2014. Both remain in Critical condition. As a result, Michael’s right leg was amputated and Adrian suffered severe head trauma and was left impaled on an iron fence the night of the crash.
After an intense investigation, it was learned that Chavix-Tacen purchased plane tickets to Guatemala but never boarded the flight. The Hudson County Sheriff’s Office, The United States Marshals Service, The North Bergen Police Major Case Squad and the Hudson County Prosecutors Municipal Task Force have been tracking every lead and an intense manhunt is underway, 24/7, since the suspect was identified early Thursday morning. Charges for Aggravated Vehicular Assault & Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Critical Injury have been filed.
Rogelio Chavix-Tacen is believed to be traveling by car or public transportation. The Hudson County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to keep a look out for Chavix-Tacen. Please call the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office at 201-915-1300 or the North Bergen Police Department at 201-392-2100 if anyone has information regarding his location.