Teaneck Woman Accused of Failing to Pay Toll on GW Bridge in Fort Lee, NJ
Port Authority police officers arrested a Teaneck New Jersey woman accused of driving her Jeep through a toll on the GW Bridge in Fort Lee and failing to pay the required toll.
The suspect, a 35-year-old Teaneck resident, allegedly drove a Jeep Cherokee through a toll on the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, New Jersey.
Port Authority NJ police officers reportedly noticed that the toll sign went off. They subsequently stopped the motor vehicle and spoke to the driver.
Cops ran a check on the driver and reportedly found out that she has been issued more than 100 traffic citations for unpaid tolls and fees. The outstanding fines are said to total nearly $6,500.
The suspect was arrested; her Jeep impounded.
The suspect now faces criminal charges for theft of service. She also must answer traffic citations for toll evasion and failure to observe a sign.
Failure to Pay Tolls in Fort Lee NJ – Need an Attorney
To learn more about this case, check out the NJ.com article, “Woman with 106 Toll Violations Arrested at GWB, Cops Say.”
Failure to pay tolls is a theft offense in New Jersey which can be graded as a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the amount of tolls owed. Either way, our Bergen County criminal defense lawyers have represented a number of clients facing these charges with great results. Contact us anytime for immediate assistance, the first consultation is always provided free of charge.