Driver Charged With DWI, Had Four Kids in Car

Tinton Falls Police arrested the driver following a motor vehicle accident.

A driver had four children in the vehicle with him when he was charged on Feb. 4 with driving under the influence of alcohol and possession of marijuana following a motor vehicle accident on Asbury Avenue in .

arrested James L. Wilson, 1309 Asbury Ave., Asbury Park and charged him with four counts of child endangerment after a two-car accident at 5:37 p.m. last Saturday. There were no reported injuries at the scene, according to police.

Wilson, 29, had two 14 year olds, a 5 year old and a 3 year old in the vehicle at the time of the accident. He was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, a crime of the third degree.

Police found two orange Ziploc baggies in his right front pants pocket containing marijuana, according to the complaint warrant. Wilson was charged with possession of marijuana.

Wilson was committed to the Monmouth County Correctional Institute in Freehold.  Patrolwoman Elena Mazzeo-Ignaczak was the arresting officer.

Paul February 12, 2012 at 01:05 AM
Let me guess the baggies didn't belong to him. He was holding them for a friend. And he just got done taking cough medicine. Prisons are full of innocent people!!


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