HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A Hackettstown man was arrested after allegedly eluding an officer trying to stop him in Hackettstown Tuesday afternoon.
At around 4:35 p.m. and officer observed a vehicle allegedly travelling 49 mph in a 35 mph zone on Route 604, police said.
The officer activated his emergency lights and turned around to initiate a traffic stop. The vehicle then immediately made a right-hand turn onto Franklin St and then took off in a reckless manner, police said.
The vehicle continued west on Franklin St and turned into his driveway. The officer located the vehicle and the driver who was standing in the doorway of his residence. Police identified the driver as Daniel Farfan-Yoza, 22, police said.
Farfan-Yoza was charged with eluding, speeding, unlicensed driver, reckless driving, failure to possess a registration card, and failure to exhibit an insurance card.
Farfan-Yoza was released pending a court appearance.