On December 4, 2017 at approximately 12:45 am, Officer Christopher Dunphy received a radio transmission regarding an erratic driver operating a silver colored KIA. Within minutes Officer Dunphy observed a vehicle matching that description enter the intersection of Main Street and Clifton Avenue at a high rate of speed.
A subsequent motor vehicle stop was initiated and 32 year old Felipe Cruz-Gomez of Lakewood, appeared to be intoxicated. Several on scene sobriety tests were conducted, however, Gomez was unable to successfully complete them as instructed.
Further investigation, with the assistance of PO Tymur Zavalnyuk and Sgt Michael Marzocca resulted in the arrest of Gomez. He was charged with Driving While Under the Influence and received numerous accompanying motor vehicle summonses. He was later released pending a future court date.