On Wednesday, the government admitted that Bruce Springsteen’s blood-alcohol level was so low that it didn’t support charges of drunken driving or reckless driving in connection with an incident that occurred in November.
Springsteen admitted guilt on a third count of drinking alcohol within the Gateway National Recreation Area, which was a restricted area.
The peninsula in the Atlantic Ocean from where you can see the skyscrapers of New York City is more often known as Sandy Hook.
Springsteen sat next to his attorney, Mitchell Ansell, as they appeared before a judge and an audience of more than a hundred in a video conference.
Springsteen acknowledged that he was aware that drinking alcohol in the park was prohibited.
The Park Rangers’ Document Contents
According to a probable cause document produced by park police at the time of the incident.
Springsteen told a park officer that he had done two shots in the previous 20 minutes but refused to take a preliminary breath test before being arrested.
Wednesday, Mautone stated that the preliminary test is unnecessary and not admissible in court.
Prosecutors said on Wednesday that Springsteen’s blood-alcohol level was.02 when he underwent a breath test at the park’s ranger station, which is a quarter of the legal limit in New Jersey.
The police officer noted that he witnessed Springsteen drink a shot of tequila before getting on his bike.
In his report on the 14th, the police officer noted that the rocker “smelled strongly of alcohol” and “had hazy eyes,” and that the bottle of Patron tequila in his possession was “totally empty.”
Bruce Springsteen Was Fined $500
Prosecutors dismissed charges of drunken driving and dangerous driving against Bruce Springsteen on Wednesday.
After the music legend pleaded guilty to ingesting alcohol at a federally managed New Jersey beach in November and paid a $500 fine.
Bruce Springsteen, 71, who for more than 50 years has used his music to document life in his home state of New Jersey and the seaside scene.
Entered his plea in an online arraignment before U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Anthony Mautone in Newark.
On the 14th of November, he had “two little shots of tequila” in violation of the National Park Service’s alcohol ban at Sandy Hook beach in the Gateway National Recreation Area.
According to authorities, Bruce Springsteen will have his day in court next week to face DWI and other offences.
As reported by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, he is scheduled to appear before Magistrate Judge Anthony Mautone by video conference on February 24.
Seringsteen has been hit with three separate offences, including DUI/reckless driving and alcohol consumption in a confined space.
The Colts Neck resident, originally from Freehold, was arrested on November 14 at Sandy Hook’s Gateway National Recreation Area, close to the lighthouse.