17k toll evader arrested at GWB


25-year-old Gabriel Arturo Urbano from Bronx, New York has been arrested by Port Authority after he was found owing over $17,480 in tolls and fees to his EZPass account.
At about 9 a.m. today, Port Authority Police Officer Lionel Gonzalez was on duty on the George Washington Bridge and saw the suspect driving a 2008 Ford Edge into the lower level GWB toll plaza dedicated EZPass lane. As he passed through the toll, the sign indicated the toll was unpaid. When PA Police pulled the suspect over and an investigation showed that the suspect accumulated 268 violations.
Charges:  Theft of Service, Toll Evasion and Failure to observe Sign