A New Jersey man was recently charged with drunk driving. This was the third time in less than seven days that the 46-year-old man was taken into custody by police for allegedly driving under the influence, according to a news report. The most recent occurrence ended when the man, who, while attempting to evade the police, reportedly crashed into a fire hydrant. There were no injuries reported in this one-car accident.
College basketball fans in New Jersey may have heard that a 21-year-old sophomore forward for the University of Indiana was recently arrested for drunk driving near the college campus. He has not been on the court since.
People tend to presume, often wrongly, that allegations of property crime come about only because the accused was somehow greedy. Greediness, however, is only one reason people find themselves faced with theft-related charges. Sometimes sheer poverty and drug addiction are factors that should be taken into account in a person's defense. In other cases, prosecutors press charges even when there isn't sufficient evidence to find a defendant guilty.
Ocean County authorities continue to cast a wide net in combating the illegal sale and distribution of drugs. Recently, a 55-year-old doctor was charged with a range of crimes after police raided his office. According to a prosecutor, authorities conducted eight undercover operations to determine that the physician was illegally prescribing Xanax and Percocet.