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Barnegat Man Arrested Near Lacey Business Park On DUI Charges

A 32-year-old Barnegat man was arrested recently near the Lacey Business Park and charged with DUI, police said.

According to Lacey police:

On Friday, February 14, 2014, at 2:01 a.m., Officer Dimitri Tsarnas and Officer Michael Verwey conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 9 near the Lacey Business Park in Forked River for failure to maintain a lane.

Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, 32-year-old Jason P. Zelko of Village Drive in Barnegat for DUI. The vehicle was impounded pursuant to John’s Law. Jason Zelko was transported to Lacey Police Headquarters where he was processed, charged, and released to a family member.

The passenger, 28 year-old, Jenna M Humphries of Taylor Street in Little Egg Harbor was determined to be the owner of the vehicle and was charged with allowing a person to operate her vehicle while impaired. Jason Zelko was issued summonses for DUI, Reckless Driving, and Failure to Maintain a Lane.
anonymous February 23, 2014 at 05:25 PM
I had no idea that if you give your keys to someone and they get caught being under the influence that you can pick up a charge. Thanx for the info I will be modifying my choices when I go out from here on out. anonymous
Don February 24, 2014 at 02:43 PM
Cripe. If that had ever been a choice to begin with....

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