NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A truck driver is in custody after allegedly blowing through a toll plaza with a suspended license.
Port Authority Police say Robert Pearson, 60, drove through an EZ Pass lane at the Outerbridge Toll Plaza in Staten Island without paying the toll.READ MORE: NYC 'Strongly Recommends' Masks In Public Indoor Spaces, As Omicron Variant Reaches North America
When he was pulled over, authorities found that Pearson’s license was suspended, and had previously been suspended 29 times, Port Authority Police said.READ MORE: New Jersey Officials Monitoring Omicron Variant, But Say Delta Is Still A Concern As Travel Picks Up
The truck he was driving was registered to JMS Consulting of Barnegat, NJ, which has 1,742 open violations owing over $147,860 and fees of more than $86,900, according to the PAPD.MORE NEWS: NYPD Arrests Joseph Martinez Of New Rochelle In 1999 Killing Of Bronx 13-Year-Old Minerliz Soriano
Pearson is charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and petit larceny.