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Man charged after driving vehicle with stolen license plates in Morris County

DENVILLE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A New York man faces charges after allegedly driving a vehicle with stolen license plates in Denville Township, police said.

On June 25, an officer observed a vehicle travelling on Route 46 with s loud exhaust and cracked windshield violations. Prior to stopping the vehicle, a check of the vehicle’s license plate revealed that the plates had been reported as stolen out of New York City and the vehicle was also observed making an unsafe lane change, police said.

Upon stopping the vehicle, the driver was identified as Anthony Santiago, 40, of the Bronx, and an open container of alcohol was observed in the vehicle, police said.

Santiago was arrested and charged with receiving stolen property, noisy muffler, careless driving, fictitious license plates, driving without a license, and possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. He was released pending a court appearance.

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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