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Deal Police Department
Tuesday April 30th, 2019 :: 04:14 p.m. EDT


Press Release: Deal Police Officers perform CPR and deploy Narcan following a motor vehicle crash.

DATE: 04-29-19

LOCATION: Ocean Ave, Borough of Deal

INCIDENT: Deal Police Officers perform CPR and deploy Narcan following a motor vehicle crash.

OFFICERS INVOLVED: Sgt Brian Egan, Sgt Nick Vaccaro, Ptl Vincent Volek, Ptl Jon Losquadro, Ptl Zach Bell and Officer Dale Wong

ACCUSED: 28 Year old Male, Tinton Falls, NJ


On April 29, 2019 at approximately 4:19pm Ptl Zach Bell was stationary at the intersection of Phillips Ave and Ocean Ave. Ptl Bell observed a black Volkswagen Jetta traveling Northbound on Ocean Ave at a high rate of speed. As Ptl Bell was preparing to conduct a motor vehicle stop of the accused vehicle, it crashed into the driver’s side rear bumper of a 4 door Jeep Wrangler. This crash caused the accused vehicle to leave the roadway onto the front parking area of the Conover Pavilion and spin around ending up on the west side of Ocean Ave on a front lawn.

Ptl Bell immediately responded to provide aid to the accused and found him to be unconscious and not breathing. Ptl Bell removed the accused from the vehicle and also found him to have no pulse. Sgt Vaccaro, Ptl Volek and Ptl Losquadro arrived on scene a short time later and the officers began life saving measures. While performing CPR the accused was given two doses of Narcan and after approximately 5 minutes of CPR he regained consciousness. The subject was then placed under arrest and transported to the hospital for evaluation. The accused was uninjured in the crash and was transported back to Deal Police Headquarters for processing. No other injuries occurred during the crash.

The accused was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor or Drugs, Failure to Maintain Lane, Careless Driving and Reckless Driving. The accused was released to a responsible, sober adult pending a court date.

Sgt Brian Egan
Public Information Officer
(732) 531-1113

Deal Police Department
190 Norwood Ave
Deal, NJ 07755
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-531-1113

Deal Police Department
190 Norwood Ave
Deal, NJ 07723

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-531-1113

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