Port Authority Police Arrest EZ Pass Violator Owing Over $74,000.00 in Tolls and Fees


At approximately 4:15 pm on 11/2/2016 Port Authority Police Officer Ed Benenati was on duty at the Goethals Bridge Toll Plaza in Staten Island.  The officer saw a 2017 Red Peterbilt commercial dump truck enter a dedicated EZPass lane from Elizabeth ,NJ . Officer Benenati noticed that the truck did not have any  license plates affixed to it.  The suspect was pulled over and a computer check showed that the driver failed to post payment. EZPass records were checked and showed 712 violations totaling  over $74,375.00 in tolls and fees. The suspect was arrested. The truck was impounded. The truck is owned by a trucking company in Newark, NJ.

Arrested: Mr. Aaron Saguay-Gomez-24

 97th Street, Queens, NY

Charges: Obstruct Governmental Administration, Petit Larceny, license  plate violation