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DWI Arrest: On June 4, 2019 at 10:42 p.m., Ptl. Vincent LaManno responded to a motor vehicle accident near the intersection of Sunset Rd. and Farm Rd. Upon his arrival, Ptl. LaManno made contact with the driver of a 2001 Toyota 4Runner, later identified as Nicholas Akshar, 21 years old of Wayne, N.J. During his interview of Mr. Akshar, Ptl. LaManno observed that he displayed multiple signs of alcohol consumption and being under the influence of alcohol. Mr. Akshar was asked to perform field sobriety tests and was placed under arrested upon the conclusion of the tests. He was transported to Pequannock Police Headquarters where he was processed and charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Commercial Driver’s License Refusal, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Reckless Driving, Failure to Report an Accident, Consent to Taking Samples of Breath, and Refusal to Submit to Breath Tests. Mr. Akshar was released to a third party and has a scheduled court date at the Pequannock Municipal Court.
Capt. Daniel Comune
Operations & Public Information Officer