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Alleged DWI Driver Stopped By Cops On Turnpike By Deflating His Tires

EAST BRUNSWICK – A Hackensack man was charged with Driving While Intoxicated when he was stopped by the cops after a car chase by deflating his tires. Details of the incident given by Lt. Brian Polite stated that the pursuit began around 5:50 am on the Turnpike’s northbound car lanes near milepost 79 in East Brunswick. Police started following the… Read more

Township Police Officer Injured After Vehicle Hit By Alleged Drunken Driver

FRANKLIN TWP. – Officer Clifford Trovillo suffered multiple injuries after he was hit by a motorist suspected to be driving under the influence. The motorist, identified as 36-year-old Angela L. Feaster of Glassboro, faced multiple charges including drunken driving, child-endangerment and assault by auto. The incident took place Friday night in a two-car crash when the vehicle driven by Feaster… Read more

65-Year-Old Man Killed In Parking Lot By Driver Under The Influence

ELMWOOD PARK -24-year-old Troy Saucier of Suffern, N.Y., was driving under the influence of heroin when he fatally struck 65-year-old Rasim Hida, of Elmwood Park in a parking lot. The incident took place Friday evening in the parking lot of the Walgreen’s pharmacy on Broadway. According to the authorities, Saucier was operating a 2003 Jeep Liberty in the Walgreen’s parking… Read more

Man Killed Woman While Drunk Driving

ELIZABETH – 48-year-old Victor Belo of North Arlington was charged with operating heavy machinery while driving under the influence and striking and killing a woman in the process. The incident took place on 7 August at a city marine terminal. Belo surrendered to the police on Monday and was charged with vehicular homicide. 49-year-old Judy Jones of Newark was killed… Read more

N.J. Woman Convicted Of 4th DUI After Finishing Jail Term For 3rd DWI

WOODBURY – 31-year-old Kelli D. Hennessey of Franklin Township was released from jail last week for her third drunk driving conviction when she added a fourth conviction to her record after being released. Hennessey was convicted Tuesday on three counts of assault by auto in a school zone for a drunken driving incident that took place on 6 November, 2011.… Read more

Lower Township Prosecutor Peter Tourison Resigns After Drunk Driving Charges

LOWER TOWNSHIP – Municipal prosecutor Peter Tourison resigned from his position as solicitor at the Lower Cape May Regional School District after being charged with drunk driving in neighboring Cape May. Tourison, who also has private practice on Bayshore Road, still holds attorney positions at the North Wildwood School District and Erma Volunteer Fire Company. He is also a North… Read more

Police Charge Jersey City Man Found Asleep Behind Wheel, With DUI

28-year-old Ravi Patel of Jersey City was charged with DUI after he was found sleeping behind the wheel by Port Authority police. According to a spokesman for the police department, Patel was behind the wheel in Jersey City traffic causing traffic to build behind him. The incident took place around 1 am at Central and Pavonia avenues, told spokesman Joe… Read more

‘Ghost Cars’ Being Used By N.J. State Troopers To Combat Drunk Driving

The New Jersey State Police is using a less easily identified police car on the New Jersey Turnpike which speeders and reckless drivers need to watch out for. The police cars have a new paint scheme on some of their Chevrolet Caprice cruisers, which makes them sort of a hybrid of marked and undercover patrol vehicles. The cars were unveiled… Read more

21-Year-Old Newton Man Faces DWI And Other Charges After Driving On Sidewalk

NEWTON – 21-year-old Luke Brenniser of Newton faced multiple charges after he drove his car onto a sidewalk early Friday morning. The incident took place at around 1:50 am when three patrol officers responded to an accident report on Pine Street. An investigation revealed that Brenniser was driving his Acura TL while under the influence which veered off the road.… Read more

Vineland Woman Allegedly Punched And Spit At Cops After Getting DWI With Kids In Car

VINELAND – 29-year-old Charmaine Pitts of Lake Road was charged Monday for allegedly punching and spitting at police officers after she was stopped for DWI with children in her car. According to police reports, Pitts faced multiple charges including assault on police, aggravated assault on police by throwing bodily fluids, possession of marijuana under 50 grams, resisting arrest as well… Read more