New Approach To Drunken-Driving Penalties Considered By New Jersey

New Jersey lawmakers are making plans to alter the laws related to driving under the influence of alcohol to increase the use of automotive devices that don’t allow the vehicle’s engine to start before a breath sample is provided to it. According to Assemblyman Joe Lagana, his bill will make it mandatory to install ignition …

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52-Year-Old New Jersey Man Faces DWI Charge After Blauvelt Crash

BLAUVELT – 52-year-old Gerard Tonner of Dumont, New Jersey, has been charged with driving drunk with a suspended license. According to Orangetown police, his car overturned into a ditch while traveling along Route 303. Tonner was arrested after officers responded to an accident and found his car off the road at 4:04 a.m. Friday. Tonner …

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2 Killed And 4 Injured In Hate Crimes On Black Friday In New Jersey And Other States

6 individuals sustained gunshot wounds in shooting incidents that happened on Black Friday. 1 individual died in a fight for vehicle parking space. 2 individuals were left dead and 4 sustained injuries in 4 separate shooting incidents. All shootings occurred outside the stores. On Friday evening, Macy’s Black Friday sales began and the store was …

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Critical Error Made By New Jersey Law Enforcement In DWI Cases

Attorney Matthew Portella Brings to Light Major News for DWI Cases A New Jersey-based Criminal Defense Attorney Reports on a Critical Error Made by Law Enforcement in DWI cases Haddon Heights, NJ: Attorney Matthew Portella has been practicing law in the area of criminal defense for over 20 years. He firmly believes that as part …

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Unlicensed Drunk Driver Arrested For DWI After Nearly Hitting PD Vehicle in New Jersey

SPARTA, N.J. – Last week, a motorist was taken into custody by the Sparta police who was driving under the influence of alcohol without a license. According to Sgt. Dennis Proctor, Cpl. Rob Fraser and Officer Tom Herd were on-duty and on patrol at Main Street near the Goddard School, when a 2003 Buick came …

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33-Year-Old Flanders Man Faces More Than $900 In Fines After Driving With Triple Legal Alcohol

MOUNT OLIVE TWP. – On 24th of October, 33-year-old Michael R. Bowley Jr. was ordered to pay the amount of $900 in fine for driving with a BAC level triple the amount allowed for driving. The judge ordered him to pay a $406 fine, a $250 surcharge, and $33 in court costs. He also ordered …

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Mother Of New Jersey UPS Worker Fatally Struck By Vehicle Breaks Down In Tears On The Stand During Death By Auto Trial

JERSEY CITY – The mother of 58-year-old Angel Rivera started crying while standing in the witness stand. Her son was hit by a vehicle in Secaucus last year. She was continuously crying remembering and telling about the day when her son didn’t get back home from his job. The accident happened on 21st of February …

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35-Year-Old Township Resident Seriously Injured In Crash Faces DUI Ticket

RARITAN TWP. – According to the police, 35-year-old Josiah O. Sulouff, who sustained life-threatening injuries in an accident on Sunday, was issued a motor-vehicle summons for DUI. At around 12:59 a.m., Sulouff was travelling alone in a 2009 Pontiac G6 and was going north on Sergeantsville Road when his vehicle got out of control while …

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New Law Bans New Jersey Transit Engineers With DUI’s From Operating Trains

A bill was signed by Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday, under which the Railroad engineers who have lost their driving license due to DUI will not be permitted to drive NJ transit commuter trains. In the month of May, the bill was introduced after a report of the NJ Transit locomotive engineer who was operating …

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