A man has been arrested on charges of drinking and driving after the truck he was in went airborne. According to the police chief, the vehicle left the road and flew through the air in the single-vehicle crash. The officer on the scene stated that the DUI driver was the only person involved in the New Jersey wreck.
Last week, New Jersey authorities continued their operations against drug dealers near schools in the Newark area. Police arrested 46 people on assorted alleged drug offenses, gun charges and other miscellaneous offenses. Before that dragnet, 41 people were arrested in a similar but earlier series of raids in Newark.
Two boys have been charged with arson after a New Jersey playground was destroyed by fire. The fire at Wales Park in Linden was allegedly set by two young boys who will be charged with a juvenile crime. The kids are 11 and 13 years old and are facing charges of criminal mischief and arson.
On March 1, police in South Jersey discovered a man suffering from a gunshot wound. The man was found in his vehicle and allegedly had both weapons and drugs with him. Months later, the New Jersey man is facing weapons and drug charges.