Princeton Police recently arrested a mother and her son at a local bar after they allegedly attempted to mislead the bar’s employees that the son was in fact, of legal drinking age.
According to Princeton officials, 56-year-old New York resident Amy Bozich and her son, 20-year-old Cranbury resident Luke Bozich, were arrested at the Ivy Inn, located on Nassau Street in Princeton, at approximately 9:15 p.m. on Saturday. The incident began when Bozich provided one of the bar’s employees with an invalid driver’s license. Both the license, Bozich, and his mother confirmed that the young man was 23 years old. However, the bar’s employee was not convinced.
Shortly thereafter, a police officer who was in the vicinity was asked to investigate further. Upon questioning, police say that Amy Bozich maintained her initial contention that her son was 23. A subsequent check revealed that he was actually 20, at which time both mother and son were arrested.
Luke Bozich was charged with tampering with public records for allegedly presenting a fraudulent form of identification, while his mother was charged with hindering apprehension. The New Jersey statute which governs possession of a fake ID is known as “tampering with public records or information” under N.J.S.A. 2C:28-7. This offense is considered a criminal disorderly persons offense and is punishable by a sentence to serve up to 6 months in the county jail, a fine of up to $1,000, and a charge on the defendant’s criminal record if he or she is convicted.
As for Amy Bozich, she has been charged with Https Craigslist Ad Cole 9vm5klxcap" "i co A Hersch On t Twitter Made, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:29-3. According to this statute, anyone who “prevents or obstructs, by means of force, intimidation or deception, anyone from performing an act which might aid in the discovery or apprehension of such person or in the lodging of a charge against him,” can be charged with this offense. Notably, those charged with hindering apprehension face less severe penalties when they are the spouse, domestic partner, partner in a civil union, parent or child to the person aided in the commission of the offense.
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