Trooper Christopher Kay at the Public Information Office of the NJ State Police stated that on Thursday June 21 at 10:53 pm, a preliminary report was received that a vessel struck a dock on Halsey Island, Lake Hopatcong. The Jefferson Township Police, Fire Department and EMS responded and notified the State Police. Two troopers were dispatched and met with the individuals in the vessel. The driver of the boat and his passenger were taken to Saint Clare’s Hospital/Dover General where the driver was charged with operating a vessel under the influence. The investigation is still ongoing.