Unlicensed Drunk Driver from Bayonne Overturns Own Car in Hoboken

Arrestee: Jan Sabbagh 32 y/o Male from Bayonne, NJ

Arrest Location: 126 Garden Street Hoboken, NJ

Arrest Date and Time: 12/12/20 at about 12:11 AM

Offenses: Driving While Intoxicated, Reckless Driving, Possession of Open Container of Alcoholic Beverage, and Unlicensed Driver

Officers: Sergeant Robert Roman and P.O. Domenick Allegretta

Incident Detail: On Friday, December 11, 2020, at about 11:57 PM, Sergeant Robert Roman and Officer Domenick Allegretta responded to the area of 126 Garden Street on a report of an overturned vehicle. Officers found a white Toyota wagon on its side and the driver standing by the vehicle. The driver was identified as Jan Sabbagh 32 y/o Male from Bayonne, NJ. After speaking with Sabbagh, it was determined to conduct a standardized field sobriety test. Officer Allegretta conducted the test and determined that Sabbagh was unable to safely operate a motor vehicle. Therefore, Sabbagh was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated. Sabbagh was also charged with the following motor vehicle violations: Reckless Driving, Possession of Open Container of Alcoholic Beverage, and Unlicensed Driver. Sabbagh was released to a responsible party. The overturned vehicle was involved in a crash with a parked vehicle and there was no one else in any of the vehicles.

Defendant is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.