Police say that a New Jersey trucking company owner has been arrested after they learned that he owed over $300,000 in unpaid EZ Pass tolls and fines.
Jose Ramirez, 50, of Jersey City-based Mambo Transportation was arrested yesterday after going to pick up a truck impounded since January at the Lincoln Tunnel.
During the truck pick up, Port Authority police did a warrant check and discovered that Ramirez had an outstanding warrant for 3,250 toll violation. Authorities say that Ramirez owes $132,610 in tolls and $176,000 in fees, adding up to a total of $308,600.
Police arrested Ramirez and charged him with theft by taking and theft of services.
The truck is still impounded.