41-year old, Janet Tung of Clark, New Jersey has been arrested by Hoboken Police for an incident on Friday night at 127 Garden Street in Hoboken. According to Detective / Lieutenant Danilo Cabrera, Tung was taken into custody at 6:16 pm after she was approached by police around 6 o’clock.
Cabrera says Officer Tyrone Huggins was standing in the area of 2nd and Garden Street when he heard the continuous blowing of a car horn coming from a silver Mazda, that was sitting in bumper to bumper traffic. Officer Huggins gave the operator a verbal warning on the improper use of the horn. After being warned, the operator continued to blow her horn. As a result, Officer Huggins approached and signaled the operator to stop. The operator did not immediately stop and did not get far because of the traffic.
The vehicle came to a stop in the area of 127 Garden Street and for approximately 3 minutes, the operator would not roll down her window. Upon speaking to the operator, Officer Huggins suspected the driver was under the influence of an intoxicant. Police Officer Anthony Rutkowski arrived to assist and put the operator through a standardized field sobriety test. The operator of the car was identified as Tung.
Officer Rutkowski determined that Tung was unable to safely operate a motor vehicle and she was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated. Tung was transported to police headquarters, where she refused to submit to chemical testing. Tung was additionally charged on a summons with euding and received motor vehicle summonses for driving while intoxicated, refusal to submit to chemical testing, reckless driving, and improper use of a horn.
Tung was released to a responsible party. She is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.