Biker Arrested for Taping License Plate to Beat Toll

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -

A New Jersey motorcyclist who tried to avoid paying a Holland Tunnel toll by obscuring the license plate with strips of electrical tape was arrested Wednesday.

A tunnel manager noticed Michael Mongalieri, 38, driving through an E-ZPass lane with the taped-over plate and alerted undercover detectives. Mongalieri was charged with theft of service and tampering with a public record.