A New York jitney bus driver, who works for a Jersey City bus company, was cited for $41,154 in unpaid fees and tolls outside the Lincoln Tunnel entrance in Weehawken, police said.
By John Heinis/Hudson County View
Jose Beard, 42, of New York, New York, was charged with theft and theft of service, according got Port Authority police spokesman Joe Pentangelo.
At around 8:40 a.m. at the Lincoln Tunnel entrance in Weehawken, Port Authority police stopped a white 2004 Chevrolet Bus is registered to Abw Transportation in Jersey City, officials said.
The vehicle owed $36,236, $12,236.00 in tolls and $24,000.00 in fees, related to 481 violations, based on EZ Pass records.
Additionally, Beard owed $4,918.00, $1,618 in tolls and $3,300 in fees, related to 66 violations, authorities said. Bead was arrested for the infractions and the bus was impounded.