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.