Police: Man arrested for 3rd time in a month, including DWI, in Jersey City


A Newark man was arrested for the third time in the past month, including being charged with driving while intoxicated last month, after he was caught driving with his front license plate obstructed, police said.

Photo courtesy of Port Authority police.
Photo courtesy of Port Authority police.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Jose Guallpa-Bravo, 29, of Newark was charged with bail jumping and traffic violations early this morning, according to Port Authority police spokesman Joe Pentangelo.

At 8 a.m. this morning,Port Authority police saw a white 2003 Hyundai with New Jersey plates traveling eastbound on 12th Street near Jersey Avenue, officials said.

The vehicle had a license plate cover over the front license plate making it unreadable. The officer pulled over the Hyundai at 12th & Manila Streets in Jersey City and a computer check revealed the suspect had an active warrant out of Jersey City, authorities said.

The warrant is from a prior arrest the suspect had for driving while intoxicated near the Holland Tunnel on May 27, police said.

Guallpa-Bravo was placed under arrest and posted $500 bail and must appear in Jersey City Municipal Court on June 30 at 9 a.m.

This is the suspect’s 3rd arrest within the past month near the Holland Tunnel.

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