NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A New Jersey man was arrested Friday morning after he racked up more than $56,000 in unpaid toll fees, police said.
Port Authority police said patrol officers spotted 31-year-old Alesandel Rodriguez, of Teaneck, driving through one of the E-ZPass lanes on the George Washington Bridge in a 2014 Toyota Camry without any license plates. When he went through the toll, it came up as unpaid.READ MORE: COVID Progress: CDC Announces What Fully Vaccinated People Can Do
Police pulled Rodriguez over and discovered his EZ-Pass had been revoked.READ MORE: Broadway Trombonist Leads Dozens In Virtual Performance To Inspire Young Performers On International Women's Day
Authorities said he drove through the tolls without paying on 888 occasions, adding up to $56,240 in unpaid fees.MORE NEWS: Meghan Markle's Admission To Mental Health Struggle Could Encourage Others To Seek Help, Expert Says
Rodriguez was charged with theft of service.