According to news articles, the husband of Teresa Giudice, one of the stars in the well-known Bravo television series “Real Housewives,” was recently charged with driving while intoxicated after the man crashed his vehicle into a utility pole minutes from the couple’s home in Montville, New Jersey. Based on police reports, the accident occurred on the morning of Thursday, January 14, in Towaco.
Giuseppe Giudice was reportedly heading north on Jacksonville Road when the Ford pickup he was driving hit the utility pole just before 2am. According to Montville police, when officers arrived at the scene they detected the odor of alcohol on the 39-year-old driver. Due to the man’s possible injuries, the police did not make Giudice perform any field sobriety tests.
Based on the news, Giudice told police he had been in New York and was heading home when the accident occurred. Emergency personnel treated and then transported him to Morristown Memorial Hospital to be checked for internal injuries.
After providing a blood sample, Guidice was charged by Montville police with DWI. He was also issued summonses for reckless driving, careless driving and failure to maintain lane. At the time of the news item, the results from the blood-alcohol content (BAC) test had not yet been released.
To add insult to injury, police also discovered several outstanding warrants for Guidice out of Clifton, NJ, for violating city ordinances, although there were no details regarding the type of violations. Although, Clifton police said ordinance violations typically are minor, Guidice was released to Clifton police after being held in Montville on $2,625 bail.
Husband of “Real Housewives” star charged with DWI in Montville, DailyRecord.com, January 15, 2010