NJ Driver Skipped Out on $56K in Tolls, Fees: Police | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
National & International News
The day’s top national and international news

NJ Driver Skipped Out on $56K in Tolls, Fees: Police

Alesandel Rodriguez had 888 violations and about $56,240 in outstanding fees, according to Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    NJ Driver Skipped Out on $56K in Tolls, Fees: Police
    NBC4

    A New Jersey man who avoided paying tolls nearly 900 times and owes more than $56,000 in unpaid tolls and fees has been arrested, police said Saturday. 

    An officer stopped Alesandel Rodriguez's car Friday morning after it failed to post a payment in an EZ-Pass lane on the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police said.

    The car was missing front and rear license plates, and a temporary New York tag inside the vehicle had expired, authorities said.

    Further investigation found the Teaneck man's EZ-Pass accounts were revoked, showing 888 violations and about $56,240 in outstanding fees. Authorities also learned there was a warrant for his arrest.

    Brutal Attack in French Quarter Caught on Camera

    [DFW] Brutal Attack in French Quarter Caught on Camera

    A man walking in the French Quarter early Saturday morning was brutally attacked from behind. Saturday morning's attack comes less than 24 hours before a similar attack where two men were hit in the head from behind. Police say they don't know if the two crimes are connected, but the incidents have business owners and tourists in the French Quarter on edge.

    (Published Tuesday, June 27, 2017)

    Rodriguez was charged with theft of service. It wasn't known Saturday if he has retained an attorney.