The Press of Atlantic City reports that a man allegedly stole a Margate City police cruiser and drove through five communities before being apprehended. 22 -year old Christopher Sparks of Blackwood, reportedly stole the police car while it was stopped investigating a motor vehicle accident shortly after 10pm on Wednesday night in Margate. Sparks was able to elude pursuit until he entered a dead end street in Somers Point. He was arrested after fleeing the police car by the Somers Point Police and Egg Harbor Township Police K-9 unit. Sparks is charged with aggravated assault on a police officer, aggravated assault criminal alluding, possession of a weapon, resisting arrest, driving while intoxicated and various motor vehicle charges stemming from failure to stop for police pursuit.