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

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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