JACKSON TOWNSHIP, NJ – Police officers found empty beer cans, White Claw and marijuana in the van of a driver who had just rolled his vehicle over and fled the scene.
On Wednesday, multiple officers responded to the report of a motor vehicle crash on South Stump Tavern Road. Upon arrival it was discovered that a 2012 Chevy van had rolled onto its roof and struck a tree and utility pole and that the driver of the vehicle had fled the area. Inside the vehicle officers located beer cans, White Claw seltzer and marijuana.
While in the area, Sgt. Mike Kelly observed a male subject walking who appeared to match the description provided of the driver of the van and it was determined that the male was the driver of the vehicle. The investigation continued with field sobriety testing being administered and the driver, who was identified as Thomas Greenhoe, age 37 of Jackson was placed under arrest.
He was processed and charged with: failure to report an accident, failure to maintain lane, leaving the scene of an accident, reckless driving, driving while intoxicated, open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, careless driving, and failure to submit to breath testing. He was released on a summons pending a court appearance.