More than 20K DWI convictions may be thrown out in NJ due to trooper’s alleged misconduct, high court rules

CRANFORD, N.J. — More than 20,000 DWI convictions may now be eligible to be overturned — according to the ruling of the highest court in New Jersey, as a result of alleged wrongdoing by one state police supervisor.

The crimes of which he’s accused tainted 20,667 cases of driving while intoxicated, according to prosecutors. That situation, in turn, makes those convictions subject to being reconsidered, by order of the court.

The 240-page, unanimous ruling by the New Jersey Supreme...

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