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Forked River Man Charged With Drunk Driving After Hit-And-Run

Driver also faces several other charges


by Patricia A. Miller

Lacey police recently arrested a Forked River man and charged him with driving under the influence after his car struck two vehicles parked at the Captain's Inn on East Lacey Road, Police Chief David A. Paprota said.

Officer Dimitri Tsarnas responded to a report or a hit-and-run at 5:31 p.m. on March 16. Witnesses provided a description of the vehicle that fled the scene, the chief said.

Police were able to locate the car and the driver, William D. Kurtz, 53, Forked River, Paprota said..

Kurtz was arrested and taken to police headquarters. He was also charged with reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident and failing to report an accident, the chief said.


Leo March 24, 2014 at 12:23 AM
This time it was a car or a few cars What if it were your family? Ban Booze ? Nope Throw the Book at these idiots yep Cop a Plea nope Its called Personal Responsibility Now answer this Yates Tell us how youd feel if it were ppl he killed instead of Cars perhaps your family or friends ? God I hope you don't have kids Let me guess Yates the families who had members killed by either drunk or high drives are just bleeding herar Liberals? The ppl who made the choice to get drunk and drive it wasn't there fault ? They have right? Do the victims have right?
FIMF the ll March 24, 2014 at 06:02 AM
Not if they're bleeding herars.
Mindless.Self.Indulgence March 24, 2014 at 08:43 AM
@Leo...so why is booze fine to keep legal but pot is not? Alcohol is clearly more dangerous.
FIMF the ll March 24, 2014 at 08:48 AM
@eRock, Leo is unavailable at the moment having gone for urinalysis.
Renee April 17, 2014 at 04:56 PM
I completely agree with Mindless.Self.Indulgence I feel alcohol is much worse than pot. Alcohol has a more profound effect on ppl. Don't get me wrong I do not condone doing drugs or alcohol but I do feel pot is much safer than alcohol.

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