Joseph Gonsalves, 20, of Howell Township faces charges of Vehicular Homicide, Driving While Intoxicated, Underage Driving While Intoxicated, Reckless Driving, Speeding and Failure to Maintain Lane, according to an announcement by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. Gonsalves surrendered to the police yesterday and is in custody at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution on $75,000 bail with no cash option as set by Judge Angela White Dalton.
On April 16, shortly after 10 p.m., Ronald Tremblay Jr, 21, also of Howell, was a passenger in the back seat of a car that Gonsalves was driving east on Alexander Ave when the vehicle left the road and struck several trees before coming to rest. Tremblay had head trauma and was found non-responsive in the backseat and died later that night at Kimball Medical Center in Lakewood, according to published reports of the accident. Another passenger, Brandon Roselli, 21 of Manalapan, suffered minor injuries, as did Tremblay.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Howell, Monmouth County, Monmouth County Prosecutor, News | Tags: Brandon Roselli, Driving while intoxicated, DWI, Howell, Joseph Gonsalves, Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, Richard Tremblay Jr, Vehicular Homicide | Comments Off on Howell man charged with vehicular homicide