Report Of Dispute Results In DWI Arrest

On September 9th, Roselle Park Police responded to Colonial Road for a report of a dispute at around 1:34 in the morning. While in route to the dispute, the caller reported that an individual involved in the dispute fled the scene in a Nissan Xterra on Galloping Hill Road.

Patrolman Robert Harms located and stopped a vehicle fitting that description on Galloping Hill Road at East Lincoln Avenue. The driver, Richard Checchio, 49 of Scotch Plains, was found to be exhibiting signs of intoxication according to police and was arrested for DWI. He was also charged with Harassment stemming from the incident on Colonial Road. He was later released on bail.