Skip to main content
You are the owner of this article.
You have permission to edit this article.
Edit
Vineland man found guiity of DWI in 2019 crash

Vineland man found guiity of DWI in 2019 crash

{{featured_button_text}}

BRIDGETON — A Vineland man was found guilty Monday of driving while intoxicated and driving on a suspended license, the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office said Tuesday.

On July 21, 2019, Vineland police arrived at the scene of a one-car accident at South Third Street and West Chestnut Avenue, where a vehicle was overturned in a parking lot, Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae said in a statement. Gabriel Cruz was identified as the driver of that vehicle.

Due to Cruz exhibiting signs of intoxication, police conducted a field sobriety test, Webb-McRae said. He was found to have a blood alcohol concentration of .21%, more than double the legal limit.

It was later determined that Cruz was suspended for a second DWI offense, which resulted in a two-year suspension, Webb-McRae said. He faces up to 180 days in the Cumberland County jail for operating a motor vehicle during a period of license suspension.

In addition, Cruz faces an additional 180 days in jail for a third DWI offense, additional license suspension and additional fines, Webb-McRae said.

Sentencing is scheduled for July 12.

Contact Vincent Jackson: 609-272-7202

vjackson@pressofac.com

Twitter@ACPressJackson

Sign up for our Crime & Courts newsletter

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

The best local coverage, unlimited

Sign up for a digital subscription to The Press of Atlantic City now and take advantage of a great offer.

LEARN MORE

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: Soon we will no longer integrate with Facebook for story comments. The commenting option is not going away, however, readers will need to register for a FREE site account to continue sharing their thoughts and feedback on stories. If you already have an account (i.e. current subscribers, posting in obituary guestbooks, for submitting community events), you may use that login, otherwise, you will be prompted to create a new account.

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

Breaking News