Drug Addicted Son Costs Mother $102,000 in Fines

Luke Vandezande
by Luke Vandezande

Cocaine is a hell of a drug, at least according to R&B singer Rick James, though 52-year-old Peter Davis of Englewood, NJ would probably agree.

He admitted to incurring $102,141 in fines, owed to the New Jersey Port Authority in Jean Davis’, his mothers, car. You may wonder why anyone would repeatedly incur fines to such a ridiculous level. As you may have guessed, Davis’ excuse was running to New York in search of cocaine, repeatedly.

“When you’re addicted like that you don’t think of he consequences. You have other things on your mind,” he told the New York Post. “I knew it was inevitable. I knew there would be consequences sooner or later.”

Unfortunately for his mother, she’s the one being hit with the fines — information that’s now public thanks to the New Jersy Port Authority’s “Wall of Shame,” which publishes the names of those with the largest outstanding fines.

Davis tops the list for people who owe money, but actually comes in 12th overall. Rental companies still take the cake, one with fines exceeding $1.7 million.

Just the same, she doesn’t seem happy with her son, telling the Post she would kill him if she thought she could get away with it.

Luke Vandezande
Luke Vandezande

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