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State Says Driver On Trial For Ocean Gate Cop's Death Was Almost Twice The Legal Limit

Defense attorney argues that Uzcategui was not intoxicated and was the designated driver for a group of friends

Courtesy of the Ocean Gate Police Department
Courtesy of the Ocean Gate Police Department


The man charged in the Garden State Parkway death of Ocean Gate Police Officer Jay Marles early Thanksgiving morning in 2010 had a blood alcohol level of nearly twice the legal limit, prosecutors said on the opening day of his trial in Toms River, according to the Asbury Park Press.

However, Erick Uzcategui's attorney says his client was not intoxicated and was the designated driver for a group of friends before the fiery accident on the Garden State Parkway. To read the entire story, click here: http://www.app.com/story/news/crime/jersey-mayhem/2014/07/01/jason-marles/11900243/



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