Driver Charged for DWI in Lacey Hit and Run

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LACEY TOWNSHIP, NJ – The driver of a car that was involved in a hit and run last Thursday is now facing multiple charges according to the Lacey Township Police Department.

“On Thursday, June 2, 2022, at 6:27 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of Sea Bright Road and Clearwater Drive, for a report of a motor vehicle crash (hit and run).  The caller reported that a vehicle crashed into a tree and left the scene,” Chief Michael DiBella said in a statement. “The vehicle was later located a short distance away.”

DiBella said officers identified the driver, Jeremy Hofer, 25, of Beach Boulevard. Investigation at the scene revealed that Hofer had been driving while intoxicated.  Hofer was placed under arrest and transported to headquarters, where he was processed.

Hofer was issued several motor vehicle summons including DWI, Reckless Driving Failure to Maintain Lane, Suspended Registration, Uninsured Motor Vehicle, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Failure to Report an Accident, and Open Container. Jeremy was later released pursuant to John’s Law.