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DWI driver spits in officer’s face

FAIR LAWN BOROUGH, NJ (Bergen County) – A Sussex County man accused of driving while intoxicated last month allegedly spit in a Fair Lawn officer’s face.

On March 28, at 3:00 a.m., officers responded to Ontario Avenue at Henderson Boulevard in Fair Lawn Borough for a possible driver that was passed out behind the wheel, police said.

After police arrived, officers were able to wake-up Mackenzie Isgro, 24, of Hamburg. After a roadside sobriety test could not be performed, he was arrested and then became combative toward officers, police said.

Isgro was transported to police headquarters and then he allegedly spit in an officer’s face through the screen of the holding room door as he attempted to read paperwork to him, police said.

Isgro was charged with aggravated assault on a police officer, throwing bodily fluid at a law enforcement officer, two counts of resisting arrest, reckless driving and driving while intoxicated, police said.

Isgro was released from custody and transported to Hackensack University Medical Center by Fair Lawn Volunteer Ambulance for treatment, police said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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