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December 2014 Archives

Man dressed as Christmas elf charged for DWI

On Dec. 19, a man dressed as an "Elf on the Shelf" was accused of driving while intoxicated in New Jersey. The accused man was found in the parking lot of a Target store in Riverdale at about 3:30 a.m. When a police sergeant approached the man's gray Toyota van, the 23-year-old was allegedly found asleep inside of the vehicle.

Several arrested on drug charges

On Dec. 11, several people in New Jersey appeared in court on drug charges as a result of a raid executed by local, state and federal law enforcement agencies. The U.S. attorney's office claims that the eight people arrested were involved in a national trafficking organization that distributed crack cocaine, cocaine and heroin throughout the country. Authorities in California were still searching for two people allegedly involved in the illicit activity at the time of the report. In Pennsylvania, a ninth individual was apprehended as well.

New Jersey politician accused of drunk driving

A local politician in New Jersey is facing drunk driving charges after a police officer pulled him over on Nov. 9. Reports did not indicate the amount of alcohol the man, who is currently serving his eighth term as the mayor of Lambertville, allegedly drank before driving.

DWI charges in New Jersey accident

A 47-year-old Atlantic Highlands woman is facing DWI charges after a crash in Wall Township. The Nov. 21 incident occurred at approximately 8:34 p.m. as she tried to move from Interstate 195 onto Route 34. She then reportedly collided with another vehicle.

2 New Jersey men arrested on weapons charges

Two separate incidents on Nov. 17 led to the arrests of two New Jersey men on various gun and drug charges. Both incidents happened in Newark. The first occurred around 3:45 pm on Central Avenue. According to authorities, two officers were conducting a quality-of-life patrol when they allegedly spotted a man walking down the street with a gun in his pocket. Police say they followed the 21-year-old man to a nearby business.