A suspected drunk driver was stopped by New Jersey State Police which led to an arrest and the recovery of a .38 caliber handgun and marijuana – the latest bail reform trophy recipient.
Egg Harbor Township, NJ – Kevin Vick, 26, of Egg Harbor Township, was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a handgun, certain persons not to possess a weapon, possession of marijuana, criminal under the influence, and DWI.
New Jersey State Police from the Tuckerton Station made the stop and arrest in Egg Harbor Township after stopping Vick for a traffic violation, which then led to the arrest and discovery of the handgun and drugs.
Vick was later released and FREE TO GO after the Arnold Foundation’s “Pretrial Risk Assessment” tool determined he was not a danger to the community or a flight risk and therefore should not be subject to any accountable release – just a “promise” to appear.
The release is yet another example of the thousands of unaccountable and FREE TO GO pretrial releases for those criminally charged under the NJ Bail Reform Act.
Demand more accountability for criminal defendants…
More “validated pretrial risk assessment” Failures.
New Jersey Bail Reform, Risk Assessments, and Pretrial Release Services…
ZERO concern for victims
ZERO Bail…just a “pinky promise” to return
Bail Reform – Dangerous, Reckless, and a Taxpayer Burden
Traffic Stop Leads to DWI and Gun Charge
The New Jersey State Police arrested Kevin Vick, 26, of Egg Harbor Township, N.J. after car stop led to a DWI arrest and the recovery of a handgun.
On Sunday, March 11, at 9:28 p.m., troopers stopped Vick for a traffic violation northbound on the Garden State Parkway at milepost 56.9 in Little Egg Harbor Township. During the stop, troopers determined that Vick was under the influence and arrested him for DWI. After further investigation, troopers seized a .38 caliber revolver and marijuana.
Kevin Vick was charged with unlawful possession of a handgun, certain persons not to possess a weapon, possession of marijuana, criminal under the influence, and DWI. He was released pending a court appearance.
You’re being lied to…
Unaccountable pretrial release is reckless and dangerous – with zero regard for victims or criminal accountability.