Criminal Mischief, Theft and DWI in Hopatcong
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, THEFT AND DWI:
DATE: 05/30/15 CASE:15-06393
TIME OF STOP: 03:42 First complaint came in
ROADWAY: See narrative…
NAME OF THE ACCUSED: See narrative
AGE OF THE ACCUSED: See narrative
ACCUSED LIVES IN: Hopatcong
STOPPED BY: Ptl. Kern
REASON FOR THE STOP: See narrative
ANY RESISTANCE: No
CHARGES AGAINST THE ACCUSED: See narrative
ANY OTHER INFORMATION: At 3:42 am a caller from Rollins Trail called in a jeep driving around with juveniles standing up in it screaming. Officers responded but did not locate the vehicle. At4:20am The same reported jeep knocked down a street sign on Ohio Trail. Officers arrived and followed gouge marks from Vassar Trail onto Geneva Trail and onto Williams Trail. The marks led into the driveway of 31 Williams Trail. The marks then left the driveway going down Williams Trail to Keith Road. There, Officer Kern saw the jeep parked in the road. The Ohio Street sign was sitting in the back of this jeep. The driver was identified as Adam McLagan Age: 20 of Williams Trail. He had been drinking alcohol. He was given Field Sobriety Tests and failed. He was arrested for DWI. It was found that MCLagan took the jeep which was registered to his mother and ran over street signs and mailboxes.
The following is the known list of property damage caused:
Two Ohio Trail street signs
Stop sign from Ohio Trail and Dartmouth Trail
Welleseley Trail street sign
Lucas Ave street sign
Perdue Trail street sign
Mailboxes at 16 Fiske Trail
Mailbox at 417 Brown Trail
Mailbox at 8 Hudson Ave
Fence at 3 Bowdoin Trail
Gouge on the street, nearly one mile in length on Vassar Trail and Williams Trail.
McLagan was charged as follows:
– Receiving Stolen Property, 3rd degree.
– Criminal Mischief, 3rd degree
– Purposely Removing a Stop Sign, a disorderly persons offense
Mr. McLagan was issued the following Motor Vehicle Summonses:
– Reckless Driving
– Failure to Maintain Lane
– Failure to Produce a Valid Registration Card
– Failure to Produce a Valid Insurance Card
– No Insurance
– Hazardous Tires
– Unsafe Vehicle
– Improper Parking
– Parking Within 25 Feet of an Intersection
Ryan Frace of Adelphi Trail Age: 19 was the passenger. He was arrested for Being under the influence of alcohol underage. When he emptied his pockets he had marijuana. He was charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia. McLagan is the first photo. Both were later released to family or a friend.
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