Man involved in DWI crash that injured an officer being sought
HAMILTON TWP., N.J. – 41-year-old David McAvaddy of Egg Harbor Township, who was involved in a DWI crash, is being sought by Hamilton Township police.
The incident that happened earlier this spring resulted in the injury of one of the officers with the Hamilton Township police. An arrest warrant for McAvaddy was issued by a judge on Wednesday. A photo of McAvaddy was also released in the news with the warrant.
According to police reports, the crash happened on 25 April at 12:18 am on Route 40.
According to investigators McAvaddy struck Officer James Longo’s vehicle when he was on routine patrol. Longo suffered several injuries to his shoulder, back and arm. His SUV was heavily damaged in the crash. The officer was treated at Atlantic Regional Medical Center and returned to work last week.
McAvaddy faces several charges including reckless driving, assault by auto and driving while intoxicated.
The suspect is a white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs approximately 170 pounds. McAvaddy has green eyes.
Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Frank Schalek at (609) 625-2700 ext. 567.
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