Bridgeton police

BRIDGETON — A Millville man was charged with driving while intoxicated and violating Gov. Phil Murphy’s COVID-19 mandate after a Saturday morning car crash.

At 7:07 a.m., police responded to a crash in the 200 block of South Pine Street, according to a post on the department’s Facebook page.

Raequwon Huckaby, 24, of the 800 block of Cedar Street, was operating a vehicle while intoxicated and was arrested, police said.

In addition to DWI, Huckaby was charged with refusal to obey lawful order, refusal to cooperate with person authorized by emergency act and violating Murphy’s orders.

He was released on a summons with a pending court date.

Violations of the emergency orders surrounding the new coronavirus are considered disorderly persons offenses, which carry up to six months in jail, a maximum $1,000 fine or both.

Contact: 609-272-7241

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My beat is public safety, following police and crime. I started in January 2018 here at the Press covering Egg Harbor and Galloway townships. Before that, I worked at the Reading Eagle in Reading, Pa., covering crime and writing obituaries.

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