NY Jets Running Back Arrested by Hanover Township NJ Police for Traffic Violations
New York Jets football player Joe McKnight was arrested in Hanover Township NJ last week after police learned of two (2) outstanding warrants.
On the afternoon of July 30, Mr. McKnight was driving his 2010 Mercedes Benz in Hanover Township, near the NY Jets’ training facility. A Hanover Township police officer observed Mr. McKnight driving the vehicle at a high speed and then changing lanes without signaling.
The officer pulled over Mr. McKnight and proceeded to check the vehicle’s license plate. At this point, the officer discovered that Mr. McKnight had an outstanding warrant in Summit NJ for ignoring a $200.00 fine. The fine had been issued for failure to produce an insurance card. The officer also discovered a second warrant for nonpayment of a $120.00 fine in Springfield NJ for failure to observe a traffic signal.
Mr. McKnight was arrested and taken to the Hanover Township police station.
After posting $320.00 bail, Mr. McKnight was released from custody. However, before being released, Mr. McKnight was issued summonses for making an unsafe lane change and driving an uninsured vehicle.
To learn more, check out the NYPost.com article entitled “Jets RB McKnight Arrested on Pair of Warrants for Unpaid Fines.“