Alleged Record Tampering in NJ DWI Cases

On September 19, 2016, reported that a New Jersey State Police sergeant has been charged with the third degree crime of tampering with public records and the fourth degree crime of falsifying or tampering with records.

Sergeant Marc Dennis allegedly failed to conduct a critical step in the Alcotest calibration process. Specifically, he allegedly failed to use a NIST-traceable thermometer as required by the New Jersey Supreme Court in State v. Chun.

This news could have implications for over 20,000 cases in which Sergeant Dennis was the coordinator for the Alcotest machines used in those cases.

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