DUI Driver, Reportedly using Heroin, Slams into Target Wall after Driving through Goddard Nursery School Lot Wednesday
by Carolyne Volpe Curley / Carolyne@WestEssexNOW.com
FAIRFIELD, NJ - On Wednesday afternoon, John Catania, 27, of Montville was arrested by Fairfield Police after driving his 2017 BMW into the Little Falls Road side of the Target store in Fairfield.
According to Fairfield Chief Anthony Manna, at about 3:07pm, the BMW crashed through a large cinder block portion of the exterior wall. Officer Brian Holzmann responded to the scene and found Catania unconscious behind the wheel.
Atlantic Ambulance and the Fairfield Fire Department also responded and EMS administered NARCAN which is believed to have assisted with Catania’s recovery. Police then accompanied him to Chilton Hospital for further evaluation.
"Catania allegedly consumed a quantity of heroin
"Surveillance video shows the BMW stopping for about five minutes in the parking lot of the nursery school just before the vehicle is seen accelerating across Little Falls Road, nearly striking two passing vehicles."
"I was in the store when it happened,"