New Jersey Drunk Driving News: Morris County Police Blotter DWI Arrests and Summonses

East Hanover, New JerseyA 35-year-old Elmwood Park woman was issued a summons for drunk driving as well as leaving the scene of an traffic accident after she reportedly hit another vehicle along Rt. 10 near the Algonquin Pkwy early last month. A Hanover police officer as well as several other patrolmen from East Hanover were called to the scene of the accident where the driver was arrested on the spot and taken to headquarters for a breathalyzer test. According to news reports, the woman refused to take a blood-alcohol content (BAC) test at the police department, after which she was issued additional summonses for refusal to submit to a breath test, careless driving, reckless
driving and failure to report a motor vehicle accident.

A Brooklyn, NJ, woman was arrested on charges of marijuana possession in a vehicle early on a Sunday morning. The patrolman at the scene saw the driver apparently smoking pot in a parked vehicle at Summerfield Suites. While undergoing processing at the headquarters, officers were alerted to the fact that the driver was also wanted on a $350 Alpine warrant for failing to appear on a previous motor vehicle charge. The driver posted bail after being charged with possession of marijuana and a motor vehicle summons for possessing a drug in a motor vehicle.

Madison, New Jersey
A 25-year-old resident of Roselle, New Jersey, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol in the early morning hours on a Saturday. The driver was initially stopped for speeding and then determined by officers to have been operating his vehicle under the influence of alcohol. The man was taken to police headquarters for processing and subsequently released to a family member pending a court appearance.

A Montville man was also stopped for speeding the next day during the early morning. According to reports, the 38-year-old driver was determined by patrolmen to be intoxicated while operating his vehicle on public roads. He was transported to police headquarters, processed and subsequently released pending a court appearance. He was charged with DWI as well as being issued a motor vehicle summons for speeding.

Police blotter: Marijuana bust in Hanover, DailyRecord.com, July 16, 2010