New Jersey: High School principal who was plastered when caught for DWI resigns his post

The Rev. Warren Hall, a 1981 graduate of the school who took over in September 2008, was charged with DWI on Jan. 27 when police said they saw him driving erratically near his home at the St. Aloysius rectory on West Side Avenue in Jersey City. Hall’s blood-alcohol level was .23, nearly three times the legal limit of .08, at the time of his arrest, police said. Sources with knowledge of the arrest said that Hall sideswiped at least one car and kept driving toward his home. Hall has not been charged with leaving the scene of an accident. “After much prayer and reflection, I have made the difficult decision to step down as president,” Hall said in a letter that went out to students, parents and alumni. “I believe it is the right decision both for my own personal good and for the overall good of the school at this time.”   …MORE

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