A Forked River man was arrested and charged with various motor vehicle and drug offenses after striking a cement barrier with a motor vehicle at Oyster Creek Generating Station, police said.
Charles Howard, 36, was driving a vehicle towards the entrance of Oyster Creek at 7:52 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 when he struck a cement barrier, police said.
Police responded to the scene of the crash where there were no injuries. It was determined that Howard was attempting to make a u-turn from within the entrance of the power plant.
Howard was arrested and charged with DWI, driving while suspended, reckless driving, failure to report a motor vehicle accident, leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle, possession of heroin, possession of cocaine, two counts of possession of prescription drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Howard was also found to have three outstanding warrants: $1,500 out of Woodland Township in Burlington County, $1,000 out of Manalapan and $389 out of Manchester.
He was transported to Community Medical Center due to the ingestion of drugs.