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.
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.
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.