Police in the township of Hillsborough reported a trio of DWI arrests in mid-October, two of which were drivers from Somerset County; a second was from Mercer County. With six offices throughout the state, my team of New Jersey drunk driving defense lawyers provides representation for many residents across the Garden State. These latest arrests in Hillsborough are typical of the cases we see throughout the year.
According to the township police department, a 60-year-old local man was arrested for driving while intoxicated on October 9 in the parking lot of the Amwell Racquetball Club. News articles show that James Davison was found allegedly drunk in his vehicle by police officers following a report of a car hitting a parked vehicle at the club.
When officers arrived, they found Davison’s car in one corner of the parking lot, with evidence of the collision with another vehicle, as well as two damaged signs near the entrance of the club. The suspect reportedly told the officers that he had drank a fifth of scotch before driving. Davison was charged with DWI, careless driving, leaving the scene of an accident and failure to report an accident.
The following day, a Somerset County man was arrested for DWI at the intersection of Amwell Road and Beekman Lane. According to reports, a patrol officer said he observed Matthew Poslusny drifting from the right to left lanes. The 22-year-old Neshanic Station resident told the officer he consumed two beers prior to driving, but later revealed that he had three “Jager bombs.” Poslusny was charged with DWI, failure to maintain lane and DWI within a school zone.
A third drunk driving arrest was made in the early morning hours of October 11. According to police reports, a Mercer County driver was arrested for DWI after his vehicle came to a stop in the parking lot of Hillsborough Diner after swerving into oncoming traffic near the diner. Melvin Corado, 32, from Trenton was charged with DWI, failure to maintain lane, being an unlicensed and suspended driver, refusal to repair and fraudulently obtaining a certificate of approval.
Hillsborough Police news, NJ.com, October 20, 2009