1/4/19, DWI/Assist Motorist (PO Stokes): Scott Lang, 56, of Lake Hopatcong took a wide right turn from Espanong Road onto Brady Road, striking the left front of a vehicle approaching the stop sign with the left front of his vehicle. He was arrested for driving while impaired and transported to police headquarters, where he was issued a motor vehicle summons and released pending a court date. The other driver and passenger were transported to St. Clare’s Hospital after complaining of pain from the seatbelts.
1/11/19, Warrant Arrest (PO Fuehring): Christopher Pereira, 44, of Oak Ridge was arrested on a Sussex County warrant and turned over to the Sussex County Sheriff’s Department.
1/16/19, MVA/DWI/Assault on Police Officer/Resisting Arrest (PO Ondish/Quidort/Saparito): Sarah Jacoby, 27, of Mount Arlington crashed her vehicle into the woods on Lower Berkshire Valley Road. Upon further investigation, she appeared to be under the influence of alcohol. She was arrested and transported to headquarters. After several failed breath attempts, she was charged with driving while impaired and refusal. In the process of serving the summonses and escorting her out of the building, she became combative and struck an officer. She was placed under arrest again, processed on criminal complaints for aggravated assault, and released to a family member. She was issued 15 summonses.
Information provided by the Jefferson Township Police Department. For more information, contact the department at 973-697-1300. All parties are innocent until proven guilty.