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Category Archives: DWI Offenses

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Garfield NJ Woman Faces DWI Charges for Fatal Accident in Paramus

Posted in DWI Offenses
A Garfield, New Jersey woman has been charged with death by auto after she allegedly caused a fatal drunk driving accident in Paramus, NJ. The suspect is a 23-year-old resident of Garfield, NJ. According to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect was drunk when she crashed her motor vehicle near the Paramus Mall around… Continue Reading

DWI Case Involving Bergen County Safety Director Could Be Transferred

Posted in DWI Offenses
The Bergen County NJ director of safety and security has been charged with drunk driving stemming from an arrest in Oakland, NJ last month. Although the case is currently slated for Bergen County Superior Court in Hackensack NJ, an assignment judge is considering the possibility of transferring the case to another county’s court to avoid… Continue Reading

Leonia NJ Police Arrest Jersey City Fire Chief on DWI Charges

Posted in DWI Offenses
A battalion chief for the Jersey City Fire Department was placed under arrest after he allegedly committed a drunk driving offense in Leonia, NJ. The suspect is a 57-year-old man who resides in Dumont NJ and works for the Jersey City Fire Department. He has been employed by the fire department for 34 years and… Continue Reading

Cliffside Park NJ Police Arrest Englewood Cliffs Man for DWI after His 4-Year-Old Daughter Calls Cops

Posted in DWI Offenses, Family Offenses, Traffic Violations
A recent drunk driving case generated national media coverage and salacious headlines about an Englewood Cliffs NJ man who was arrested in Cliffside Park NJ after his four-year-old daughter called 911 to report that he had passed out in their car. The alleged drunk driving incident happened around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 3. The… Continue Reading

Ewing NJ Woman Charged with Drunk Driving, Vehicular Manslaughter after Fatal Crash in Fort Lee

Posted in DWI Offenses, Homicide, Traffic Violations
Police in Fort Lee New Jersey are looking into a possible DWI accident that led to the death of an elderly man. The fatal car accident occurred around 8:48 p.m. According to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, the 86-year-old victim was in the process of walking across Lemoine Avenue, near Whiteman Street, in Fort Lee… Continue Reading

Franklin Lakes NJ Woman Accused of DWI on Route 208 in Wyckoff, NJ

Posted in DWI Offenses, Traffic Violations
A Franklin Lakes woman was placed under arrest and charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) in Wyckoff, NJ. The DWI incident happened around midnight. According to law enforcement, the Wyckoff Police Department got a call about a motor vehicle moving erratically along Route 208, near Russell Avenue, in Wyckoff, New Jersey. A patrol officer was… Continue Reading

Tormey Law Firm Gets First Offense DWI Charges Dismissed in Bloomfield, New Jersey

Posted in DWI Offenses, Success Stories
Travis J. Tormey and Christopher Perry, two experienced attorneys with the Tormey Law Firm, recently defended a client who was charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) in Bloomfield, NJ. The client faced first offense DWI charges after Bloomfield police found him asleep behind the wheel of a parked car. Although this was just a first… Continue Reading

Rutgers Grad Travis Tormey Helps Clients Beat Criminal Charges in New Jersey

Posted in Assault Offenses, Drug Crimes, DWI Offenses, Theft Offenses, Threat Crimes
Travis Tormey, founding partner of the Tormey Law Firm, is a skilled criminal defense lawyer who frequently represents Seton Hall and Rutgers students facing criminal charges, DWI charges, and traffic tickets. Travis attended Rutgers for undergrad and graduated summa cum laude. Travis then went on to get his J.D. from Seton Hall Law School, where… Continue Reading

Lodi NJ Special Education Teacher Faces DWI Charges

Posted in DWI Offenses
A Lodi NJ woman was recently arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) after getting into an argument on a street in Lodi, New Jersey. The incident went down around 7:10 p.m. According to Lodi authorities, the 40-year-old suspect got involved in a verbal altercation while she was driving on the 200 block of… Continue Reading

Man Charged with DWI after Allegedly Crashing into Washington Township Police Cruiser

Posted in DWI Offenses
A Washington Township police officer sustained minor injuries after an alleged drunk driver slammed into his patrol car. The accident happened around 7:00 p.m. The Washington Township NJ cop was parked near the Westwood border when he got a report about a motorist swerving across lanes because he might have been intoxicated. The person who… Continue Reading

Bogota NJ Recreation Director Accused of Driving Under the Influence, Causing Car Crash

Posted in DWI Offenses
Police recently busted the Bogota recreation director for allegedly driving while intoxicated (DWI) and causing a DUI accident. According to authorities, the 67-year-old suspect was involved in a DWI crash a short time before 6:00 p.m. The accident happened on River Road in Bogota, NJ. The suspect reportedly caused the serious car accident when he… Continue Reading

Rutherford NJ Man Gets Five Years in Prison for Fatal DWI Crash in East Rutherford, NJ

Posted in DWI Offenses, Homicide
A Rutherford New Jersey man has been sentenced to serious prison time for driving while intoxicated and causing a fatal DWI crash in East Rutherford, NJ. According to officials, the 24-year-old suspect was intoxicated when he got behind the wheel of a Lexus GS430 and hit the victim on August 22, 2013. The 28-year-old victim… Continue Reading

Man Arrested in Fort Lee NJ, Accused of Trying to Hide Heroin During Traffic Stop

Posted in Drug Crimes, DWI Offenses, Traffic Violations
Fort Lee NJ police arrested a man accused of trying to hide a bag of heroin while talking to a police officer during a traffic stop. According to law enforcement, the 38-year-old suspect was driving his blue Saab in the direction of the George Washington Bridge when a Port Authority traffic officer stopped his vehicle.… Continue Reading

The Tormey Law Firm Beats DUI Charges in Clifton, NJ

Posted in DWI Offenses
Travis J. Tormey recently helped a client who was stopped by Clifton NJ police for allegedly driving while under the influence of drugs (DUI). The client was subject to both DWI penalties and criminal penalties for allegedly being under the influence of drugs while she drove her vehicle in Clifton, New Jersey. A conviction on… Continue Reading

Police Arrest North Arlington Man for Allegedly Driving While Intoxicated in Guttenberg, NJ

Posted in DWI Offenses, Traffic Violations
A North Arlington New Jersey man was allegedly high and/or drunk when he drove through Guttenberg NJ and then crashed his car in Edgewater, NJ. The incident happened during the early morning hours. According to law enforcement, the 25-year-old suspect was speeding while he drove a black Cadillac CTS north on Bergenline Avenue in Guttenberg,… Continue Reading

Wallington NJ Woman Accused of DWI, Assault by Auto in Garfield, New Jersey

Posted in DWI Offenses, Traffic Violations
Garfield New Jersey police arrested a woman who was allegedly intoxicated when she caused a car accident. According to law enforcement, the 19-year-old suspect was behind the wheel of a motor vehicle when she crashed into a motorcyclist. The Garfield Police Department was notified of the accident a little before midnight. When police officers got… Continue Reading

Wallington Man Charged with Assault by Auto, DWI After Allegedly Hitting Pedestrian in Elmwood Park

Posted in Assault Offenses, DWI Offenses
Elmwood Park New Jersey police recently arrested a man accused of being drunk when he drove a car and crashed into a pedestrian on Route 46. According to officials, the 30-year-old suspect was under the influence of alcohol while driving a 2003 Ford Escape on Route 46 in Elmwood Park, NJ. Elmwood Park NJ police… Continue Reading

Tormey Law Firm Beats DWI Charges in Guttenberg Municipal Court

Posted in DWI Offenses
Travis J. Tormey recently helped a client fight first offense DWI charges in Guttenberg Municipal Court. The client was stopped by a patrol officer while driving through Guttenberg NJ. The client allegedly registered a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .13 percent, which is well over the legal limit in New Jersey. As a result, the… Continue Reading

Police Arrest Man Accused of Pointing Gun at NJ State Trooper, Driving Drunk in Teaneck, New Jersey

Posted in Assault Offenses, DWI Offenses, Traffic Violations, Weapons Offenses
New Jersey State Police recently arrested a man accused of aiming a handgun at a state trooper on the side of the road in Teaneck, NJ. According to authorities, a New Jersey State Trooper pulled over the suspect’s vehicle on Route 80 West after he observed the suspect committing several traffic violations. The trooper spoke… Continue Reading

Lodi NJ Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Hit One-Year-Old Child

Posted in Assault Offenses, Domestic Violence, DWI Offenses
Lodi NJ police recently arrested a man accused of striking his infant niece during a violent encounter with the girl’s mother. According to authorities, the 26-year-old Lodi New Jersey man got involved in a domestic dispute with his sister at a home located on Pasadena Avenue in Lodi, NJ. At some point the verbal altercation… Continue Reading

Man Charged with Child Endangerment After Allegedly Driving Drunk with Infant Passenger in Englewood, NJ

Posted in Assault Offenses, DWI Offenses
Englewood New Jersey police recently arrested a man accused of driving drunk and speeding down a local street with an infant in the car. According to authorities, the 50-year-old suspect was driving a car with an Englewood NJ woman, her 14-year-old daughter, and her 1-month-old granddaughter as passengers. Shortly after the suspect began driving the… Continue Reading

Ridgewood NJ Police Arrest Woman Who Allegedly Committed DWI Violation, Left Scene of Accident

Posted in DWI Offenses, Traffic Violations
Ridgewood New Jersey police recently arrested an Elmwood Park NJ woman who was allegedly driving while intoxicated (DWI) when she crashed her car and then left the scene of the accident. According to officials, the 21-year-old suspect was drunk while operating a motor vehicle on East Saddle River Road in Ridgewood, NJ. The accident occurred… Continue Reading