Lacey Police Charge Southampton Man With Drunk Driving After Accident

Lacey police recently arrested a Southampton man for driving under the influence after a one-car accident in the 1200 block of Taylor Lane in Forked River, Police Chief David A. Paprota said.

Officers Charles May and Adam Ewart responded to a report of car hitting a tree at 2:12 a.m. on May 14, the chief said.

Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the driver, Nicholas A. Rutigliano, 22, of South Firelane Road of South Firelane Road. He was taken to police headquarters where he was charged with DUI, DUI breath test refusal, reckless driving, careless driving and failure to wear a seat belt, Paprota said.

Rutigliano's vehicle was impounded pursuant to John’s Law.
grace May 21, 2014 at 08:18 AM
stop saying that @ leo you are just baiting..i would hope you know that no one wants someone driving drunk..
ken May 21, 2014 at 10:45 AM
especially not the trees
hardesthit May 21, 2014 at 10:47 AM
Don't waste your time @Grace, @ Leo will not stop his baiting, he has mastered it.
ZeeZee May 21, 2014 at 11:20 AM
Thanks to the police for getting another drunk driver off the road!
Brandy the Dog May 21, 2014 at 11:21 AM
The best thing to do with Leo is humor him, and of course, call him out when he lies. We have quite enough propagandists around here.


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