Monday, August 2, 2010

Driver Who Struck Enrique Patino Arrested and Charged with DUI

By Charlie Sahner

Robert McNamara, 26, of Robbinsville, NJ was placed under arrest and charged with driving under the influence during a vehicle investigation by Ewing, NJ Police, Lieutenant Gerald Jacobs confirmed this afternoon.

As previously reported, Enrique Patino, 44, owner of the Blue Tortilla Restaurant at 18 N. Main St. in New Hope, was hit from behind and killed while stopped on his motorcycle at a traffic light. The incident occurred at Route 29 and Lower Ferry Road in Ewing, NJ at 2:26 a.m. Saturday, said Jacobs. McNamara was taken into custody shortly thereafter and tested for alcohol blood level at a nearby hospital.

Patino's public viewing will be held Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Leaver-Cable Funeral Home (215-794-7696) in Buckingham; private funeral next day.

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