Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Acting Superintendent Colonel Patrick J. Callahan of the New Jersey State Police announce the arrest of Chevron B. Rolle, 20, of Far Rockaway, New York, on charges stemming from a motor vehicle crash that occurred during the early morning hours of July 29th.
It is alleged that on the morning of July 29th, Chevron Rolle was the driver of a motor vehicle involved in a single vehicle crash that occurred near mile post 26 of Interstate 80 Westbound in Mount Olive Township.
Officials say the investigation revealed that there was one other passenger in the vehicle at the time of the crash. The passenger, who was later identified as Maneya Green, 18, of New York City, New York, died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.
According to authorities, it is further alleged that after the crash, Rolle initially provided false information to the responding officers regarding the circumstances surrounding the crash and the occupants of the vehicle. In addition, Rolle exhibited signs of being under the influence.
Authorities charged Rolle by way of Warrant-Complaint with one count of Reckless Vehicular Homicide, a crime of the second degree, one count of Obstructing Administration of Law, a crime of the fourth degree and one count of Possession of Marijuana.
Members of the New Jersey State Police and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit contributed to this investigation.
A complaint is merely an accusation. Despite this accusation, this defendant is presumed innocent unless he is proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
The defendant is scheduled for a first appearance in Morris County Superior Court on July 29th.
Anyone with information about this investigation is encouraged to contact the New Jersey State Police at (973) 347-1001 or the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit at (973) 285-6200.