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MV Crash Hit and Run Ped
Release Date: August 05, 2017

Jefferson Twp. Police Department

News Release



IR#:    2017-24620                    


Date of Incident:    August 4, 2017                   


Date of Release:     August 5, 2017                 


Prepared by:  Detective Joseph Kratzel


Approved by:                                



On August 4, 2017, Bonnie Biville, 21, of Mt. Arlington was arrested by PO McGowan for Driving While Intoxicated, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Reckless Driving, Endangering an Injured Victim and Assault by Auto. She was transported to Morris County Correctional Facility pending a court hearing.

At 8:43am PO McGowan responded to Minisink Road on a report of a struck pedestrian. PO McGowan located a pedestrian who had suffered a head injury by being struck by a vehicle. The pedestrian was transported to the hospital and is in stable condition at this time.

PO McGowan?s investigation revealed Ms. Biville was operating a 2014 Jeep on Minisink Road and struck another motor vehicle, continued on Minisink Road, then striking a pedestrian, who was walking on the side of the road. Ms. Biville fled the scene.

With the assistance of Mt. Arlington Police Department, the vehicle and its operator, Ms. Biville, was located and subsequently arrested.

This incident is still under investigation by TSO. Roger Davis and D/Sgt. Sean Krater. Anyone with information should contact the Jefferson Township Police Department, 973-697-1300.




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