Morris County DWI and Drug DUI News: Madison, NJ, Drunk Driving Arrest Police Blotter

In the early hours on a Wednesday morning, police observed a vehicle apparently being driven in an erratic manner. Pulling the car over to issue a traffic citation, the patrolman likely detected evidence of drinking and driving on the driver’s part, after which the 20-year-old female resident of Greenvillage, New Jersey, was arrested for driving while intoxicated. The officer took the allegedly drunken driver to police headquarters and charged with DWI. She was released to the custody of a friend not long afterward.

In a potential case of drug DUI, a 19-year-old out-of-state woman was found by police to be in possession of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia following a routine traffic stop in the municipality of Madison, New Jersey. Although the officer in charge had originally stopped the vehicle apparently for a moving violation, he discovered that a passenger was in possession of a schedule 3 narcotic. The woman was transported to headquarters for processing and later released pending a court appearance.

During a routine early evening traffic stop for defective vehicle, a Madison, NJ, police officer apparently suspected that one of the passengers in the vehicle may have had some kind of controlled dangerous substance (CDS) on his person. The suspect, a 19-year-old Fairlawn man, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, possession of prescription legend narcotics, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Officers transported the man to headquarters for processing and then released him pending a court appearance.

Police officers pulled a vehicle over in the early morning hours on a weekend for an apparent motor vehicle violation. During the traffic stop, police detected evidence of alcohol consumption with the 42-year-old driver of the vehicle. The local Madison man was charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested and taken back to the police department for booking. In addition to DWI, the man was issued citations for careless driving and improper use of headlights.

On the same morning, a 20-year-old resident of Lebanon, NJ, was stopped by police for a routine traffic infraction. During the traffic stop, the officer made a determination that the driver was operating his car while intoxicated. The man was taken to police headquarters and charged with DWI, under-age possession of alcohol, refusal to submit to a breath test, and also speeding. A mandatory court appearance is pending.

Madison Police Blotter,, March 22, 2010

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