Video: Beer Can In Police Chief’s Car Being Probed By County Authorities

Photo courtesy New Jersey Corruption Watch

LAKEWOOD – An 8-second video showing an open beer can in a police car has sparked an investigation by the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office.

The story, first reported by the Facebook page New Jersey Corruption Watch, said a social media post shows the 24-ounce Yuengling Light can in a cupholder inside a police vehicle allegedly used by Police Chief Gregory Meyer.

Photo courtesy New Jersey Corruption Watch

The social media post reportedly originated from a SnapChat linked to Meyer’s cell phone, according to a report in the Asbury Park Press. The authenticity of the video is being questioned.

Jersey Shore Online spoke with Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office spokesman Al Della Fave, who said they were aware of the video and would be conducting an internal investigation. quoted Meyer as saying he was not aware of the video, didn’t record it, and doesn’t have a SnapChat.