Washington Township NJ Drunk Driving Attorneys

Washington Township DUI LawyersA Washington Township police officer has been accused of causing drunk driving accidents in Pennsylvania last summer.

The suspect is a 45-year-old man who lives in Great Meadows NJ and who works for the Washington Township police force.

The DWI crashed occurred on June 16, 2017. According to authorities, the suspect driving a Nissan Armada SUV and headed the wrong way on a one-way street in Tamaqua, PA when he slammed into a parked car.

Around five hours later, the suspect allegedly struck several other cars on a road in Hazleton, Pennsylvania.

Police later stopped the suspect’s vehicle at a roadblock when they noticed that the vehicle airbag had been deployed.

The suspect now faces numerous charges, including Driving Under the Influence (DUI), reckless driving, and resisting arrest.

In April, the suspect will be required to make an appearance in Luzerne County Court in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania.

While the DWI charges remain pending, the suspect has been suspended with pay from the Washington Township Police Department.

For further information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Hearing for N.J. Cop Accused of DUI, Resisting Arrest in Pa. Set for April.”

Washington Township NJ DUI LawyersA police officer from Washington Township NJ has been accused of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and causing a drunk driving accident in Pennsylvania.

The suspect, a 45-year-old resident of Great Meadows NJ, is employed as a police officer for the Washington Township Police Department. According to authorities, the suspect was highly intoxicated while he drove a Nissan Armada SUV on a road in Hazleton, PA. At some point, the suspect allegedly lost control of the motor vehicle and crashed into a number of cars.

Police officers from multiple PA police department went to the area after receiving reports about a vehicle moving erratically across lanes.

When Hazleton PA police officers arrived at the scene, they saw that someone had crashed into numerous vehicles, including cars that were parked on the side of the road.

Pennsylvania State police officers quickly found the suspect and brought his SUV to a stop at the intersection of 15th Street and Locust Street in Hazleton, PA.

According to officials, the suspect’s vehicle had significant damage to its front-end. Beyond that, the vehicle’s airbag had reportedly been deployed.

The suspect was arrested and subsequently charged with several traffic offenses, including Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and reckless driving.

After being placed under arrest and processed, the suspect was ordered held at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility in Pennsylvania.

The Washington Township chief of police said that the entire incident was “unfortunate.” Moreover, said the Washington Township police chief, the suspect has been suspended without pay while Washington Township authorities investigate the alleged DWI accident.

For additional information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “N.J. Cop Charged with DUI, Resisting Arrest in Pennsylvania.”