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New Jersey’s First Lady Gets a Ticket for Driving With a Cellphone

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his wife, Mary Pat, attend an event on Oct. 29, 2014, in Belmar, New Jersey. 

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his wife, Mary Pat, attend an event on Oct. 29, 2014, in Belmar, New Jersey. 

Photographer: Kena Betancur/Getty Images

Bernardsville, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey's first lady has been ticketed in a statewide distracted driving crackdown that was ordered by her husband's attorney general.

NJ Advance Media reports Mary Pat Christie was stopped while driving with a cellphone in her hand on April 10 in Bernardsville by a police officer assigned to the grant-funded program that targeted texting and other distracted driving.