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Berkeley Police Arrest Toms River Man For Drunk Driving in Holiday City

Man driving on rim of tire hits several parked cars

Berkeley police recently charged a Toms River man with driving under the influence after they saw him driving with a missing tire on Jamaica Boulevard, Police Chief Karin T. DiMichele.

Patrolman D.J. Williams stopped James Lindsay-Hughes, 25, at 10:30 p.m. on March 26, after he spotted him driving his car with sparks coming from the rim, the chief said.

Further investigation showed that Lindsay-Hughes had struck several parked cars in the area prior to being stopped. It was also determined that Lindsay-Hughes was operating the vehicle while under the influence, DiMichele said.

Lindsay-Hughes was arrested and transported to police headquarters, where he was also charged with reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to report an accident and failure to maintain lanes, the chief said.

His car was impounded as per John’s Law.

Patrolmen Patrick Stesner, David Moody, Al Foca and the Manchester Township Police Department assisted.
Martin April 05, 2014 at 08:22 AM
Those 20-something whippersnappers should have their driving skills retested every year, and their capacity to imbibe alcohol while living with Grandma in Holiday City.
Dee April 05, 2014 at 09:27 AM
agree....we are so tired of these young'uns with diminished driving skills----retest annually!!!!!
Paint April 05, 2014 at 10:00 AM
do it for the sake of the children that they may kill
grace April 06, 2014 at 09:18 AM
sparks from the rim..how drunk do you need to be to not hear or feel this? so many elderly people in this area and i thought their driving was bad.

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