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Corona man arrested for not paying $74,375 in EZPass tolls and fees

Photo courtesy of Port Authority

A Corona man who was driving a truck owned by a New Jersey trucking company was arrested on Wednesday for racking up hundreds of violations worth $74, 375 in unpaid EZPass tolls and fees.

Aaron Saguay-Gomez of 97th Street in Corona was stopped by Port Authority officer Ed Benenati at the Goethals Bridge toll plaza in Staten Island. At about 4:15 p.m. on Nov. 2, Officer Benenati saw a 2017 Red Peterbilt commercial dump truck enter a dedicated EZPass lane with no license plates.

 

Benenati pulled Saguay-Gomez over and EZPass records confirmed that he had racked up 712 violations totaling  over $74,375.00 in tolls and fees.

Saguay-Gomez was charged with obstructing governmental administration, petit larceny and a license plate violation. The truck, which belongs Sinai Trucking in Newark, New Jersey, was impounded.

Photo courtesy of Port Authority
Photo courtesy of Port Authority

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