MAN HOPPED UP ON HEROIN HITS POLICE CAR

@ approximately 1:52 AM – Police arrested Eric V. Lezott, age 30 of North Haledon, NJ and charged him with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (heroin) and possession of hypodermic syringes following a motor vehicle crash on Rt. 202 at the intersection with Voorhees Corner. A police supervisor was called to the scene after Lezott rear-ended another Raritan Township police vehicle that was stopped at the red traffic signal in the left hand turn lane at that intersection. Neither the police officer in that vehicle nor Lezott reported any injuries as a result of the crash. Lezott’s vehicle was towed and he was also issued motor vehicle summonses for careless driving and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle. Lezott was released from police headquarters after processing. Investigation and arrest by Cpl. Christopher Vallat.