Police Blotter: New Jersey Drunk Driving and Drug DUI Arrests and Summonses

Sparta
A 47-year-old man from Newton, New Jersey, was stopped by police for careless driving and charged additionally with driving while intoxicated. The arrest occurred on Route 15 when officers observed the man’s pickup truck being driven erratically. Following the incident, he was released pending a court appearance.

A Nutley, NJ, man was recently charged with drunk driving and refusing to submit to a breath test. The DWI stop took place after the 27-year-old was observed running a red light. Police officers charged the man with additional traffic offenses, including careless driving, not maintaining a lane, unsafe tires and not wearing a seatbelt. The man was subsequently released pending a court appearance.

A 47-year-old Andover man was charged with driving while intoxicated after police found him unconscious in his truck on the side of Pine Terrace. According to reports, after officers roused the man, he refused to submit to a breath test, for which he was also charged. Additionally, officers wrote the man up for careless driving, failure to exhibit documents, failure to maintain a lane and obstructing the passage of vehicles.

Stanhope
A Dover man was stopped by police officers after he was seen driving erratically on Route 183. The 26-year-old was charged with drunk driving, careless driving and refusal to take a breath test. He was released pending a court date.

A young local woman was charged with DWI and careless driving earlier this month after the 22-year-old was observed speeding and driving erratically on Route 183. According to reports, following her arrest police released her pending a court appearance.

A 29-year-old man from Newton, NJ, was charged with speeding, possession of drugs and possession in a motor vehicle, following a traffic stop on Route 206. According to police, the man was released pending a court appearance. However, the man’s passenger, a 45-year-old Andover resident, was arrested on an outstanding warrant from Wantage Township totaling $816; that man was turned over the the New Jersey State Police for processing.

Police Blotter, DailyRecord.com, July 7, 2009