Delaware County Sheriff’s officials say they had to fish a New Jersey couple out of the East Branch of the Delaware River Saturday, June 25 after they hit a deep spot while trying to drive across the river.

To make matters worse for the pair, Deputies found 30-year-old Brian Ollin of Lavallette was wanted on a warrant for a felony drug charge.

Delaware County Sheriff's photo
Delaware County Sheriff's photo

It’s not clear why the couple decided to try to take their Toyota Tacoma pickup truck across the river without using a bridge.

The truck became partially submerged and disabled in the dep water under the Corbett Bridge.

There were no injuries

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Olin was charged with being a fugitive from justice and sent to the Delaware County jail to be held without bail, waiting to be picked up by New Jersey law enforcement authorities.

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