A Jersey City man was charged with driving while intoxicated after going the wrong way in front of the Hoboken Police Station, authorities said.
Jeffrey Masucci, 31, of Jersey City, was charged with DWI, refusal to submit chemical testing, reckless driving, going the wrong way on a one way, operating an unregistered vehicle, and failure to exhibit documents.
On Wednesday, shortly after 1:00 a.m., Police Officer Joshua Campoverde conducted a motor vehicle stop in the area of 3rd and Hudson Streets and the driver was identified as Masucci.
Campoverde had observed Masucci driving a Jeep Cherokee the wrong way on a one way on Hudson Street, while standing outside of Hoboken Police Headquarters. While speaking to Masucci, Campoverde suspected Masucci was under the influence of an intoxicant.
Shortly after, Police Officers Ricky Truppner, Anthony Olivera, and Harry Montalvo arrived to access. Campoverde put Masucci through a standardized field sobriety test and determined that Masucci was unable to safely operate a motor vehicle.
Masucci was placed under arrest for DWI, and while at headquarters, Masucci refused to submit to chemical breath testing and charged accordingly.
Masucci also received the aforementioned motor vehicle summonses for before being released to a responsible party, police said.