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Category Archives: Traffic Violations

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Employee with Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Could Face Vehicular Manslaughter Charges

Posted in Traffic Violations
A Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office worker may be subject to vehicular manslaughter charges for allegedly causing a fatal car crash in Hackensack, New Jersey. The suspect is the maintenance superintendent with the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office in Hackensack, NJ. According to law enforcement officials, he was operating a pick-up truck owned by Bergen County when… Continue Reading

Alleged Serial Toll Violator Arrested in Fort Lee, NJ

Posted in Traffic Violations
A Newark, NJ man allegedly failed to pay $88,000 in tolls and fees. According to law enforcement officials, the suspect committed the traffic violations when he used the George Washington Bridge toll plaza in Fort Lee, NJ numerous times without paying the required tolls. The suspect is a 60-year-old man from Newark in Essex County,… Continue Reading

Police Arrest Toll Violation Suspect on GW Bridge in Fort Lee

Posted in Traffic Violations
Police officers recently arrested a New Milford man who allegedly committed numerous toll evasion offenses in Fort Lee NJ and other parts of New Jersey. The suspect is a 37-year-old man from New Milford, New Jersey. According to law enforcement, the suspect was driving his motor vehicle on the lower level of the George Washington… Continue Reading

Waldwick NJ Police Try to Identify Motorist Involved in Hit-and-Run Accident on Route 17

Posted in Traffic Violations
Waldwick NJ police officers are searching for a motorist accused of slamming into a motor vehicle and then leaving the scene of the accident. The hit-and-run crash occurred a short time before 7:00 a.m. on Route 17 in Waldwick, New Jersey. According to law enforcement officials, the suspect was operating a motor vehicle (likely a… Continue Reading

Palisades Park Police Arrest Suspect in Hit-and-Run Accident

Posted in Traffic Violations
Police in Palisades Park recently arrested a Fort Lee NJ man accused of striking a pedestrian and then leaving the scene of the accident. The motor vehicle accident occurred just after 7:30 p.m. The Newark Police Department sent police officers to the intersection of East Brinkerhoff Avenue and 6th Street after getting a call about… Continue Reading

Expect Additional NJ State Police Officers on Roads This Weekend

Posted in Traffic Violations
Anyone who is planning to drive on NJ roads this holiday weekend should know that law enforcement plans to crack down on motorists who commit traffic offenses. The NJ State Police recently announced that additional State troopers will be on roadways and highways during the upcoming long weekend. The number of additional police officers could… Continue Reading

Criminal Charges Possible for Truck Driver Involved in Crash near MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford

Posted in Assault Offenses, Traffic Violations
Law enforcement is currently investigating a frightening auto accident on a highway in East Rutherford NJ and trying to determine whether criminal charges need to be filed in connection with the crash. The truck accident occurred a short time before 2:00 p.m. on Route 120, near MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. An International tractor-trailer… Continue Reading

Bergenfield NJ Police Look for Driver Accused of Hitting Pedestrian, Leaving Scene of Accident

Posted in Traffic Violations
Police in Bergenfield NJ are trying to determine the identity of the driver who allegedly caused a serious hit-and-run accident. The hit-and-run crash occurred just after 7:00 p.m. near the intersection of South Prospect Avenue and West Broad Street in Bergenfield, New Jersey. According to officials, the victim was in the process of walking across… Continue Reading

Police Arrest Fort Lee NJ Man Who Allegedly Struck Wheelchair-Bound Man with SUV on Leonia Road

Posted in Assault Offenses, Traffic Violations
Police in Leonia New Jersey apprehended a Fort Lee NJ man accused of crashed his SUV into a wheelchair-bound man and then leaving the scene of the accident. According to law enforcement officials, the suspect slammed into the victim as the victim was trying to walk across the road at the intersection of Leonia Avenue… 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

South Carolina Truck Driver Arrested in Fort Lee NJ, Accused of Fraud Scheme to Avoid Tolls

Posted in Theft Offenses, Traffic Violations
Port Authority police officers in Fort Lee New Jersey busted a truck driver accused of committing fraud in order to avoid paying tolls on NJ highways. The suspect was placed under arrest during the early morning hours in Fort Lee, NJ. Port Authority cops stopped the suspect’s truck, a blue 2006 Kenworth tractor trailer, as… 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

Cliffside Park NJ Man Allegedly Eluded Police on Route 46 in Ridgefield Park

Posted in Assault Offenses, Drug Crimes, Traffic Violations
Ridgefield Park NJ police recently apprehended a Cliffside Park NJ accused of eluding police after a traffic stop. According to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect was seen committing numerous moving violations while driving on Route 46 in Ridgefield Park, NJ. A Ridgefield Park NJ patrol cop spotted the suspect driving a Mercedes Benz… Continue Reading

NY Man Accused of Driving Recklessly, Causing Fatal Road Rage Accident in Washington Township, NJ

Posted in Homicide, Traffic Violations
A NY man has been charged with vehicular homicide in connection with a tragic road rage accident in Washington Township, NJ. The fatal car accident occurred on July 1, 2012. According to Bergen County prosecutors, the suspect was behind the wheel of a Honda Pilot when he got into a heated disagreement with another driver.… Continue Reading