NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A New Jersey police officer is free on bond After pleading pleaded not guilty Monday to charges he was drunk behind the wheel in a wrong-way crash that killed two passengers, including a fellow police officer, and critically injured a third.
Linden Officer Pedro Abad surrendered to police and was arrested before he appeared in state court on Staten Island.READ MORE: Former Aide Accusing Gov. Cuomo Of Sexual Harassment Says She Believes Governor Was Propositioning Her For Sex
Abad was charged in a 27-count indictment with vehicular manslaughter, aggravated vehicular homicide, aggravated vehicular assault and other crimes. If convicted on the top count, aggravated vehicular homicide, he faces up to 25 years in prison.