New Jersey DWI / DUI Police Blotter

Hackettstown — In what initially could have been a DWI drug arrest on Saturday, April 25, a K-9 police unit from Washington Township found 34 bags of heroin in a vehicle occupied by a young woman and a 22-year-old man from Fairfield, NJ. The man was eventually charged with possession of heroin and a hypodermic needle following the traffic stop on Stiger Street. He was then sent to the Warren County jail with bail set at $5,000. The 18-year-old female driver and owner of the vehicle was issued a summons for a vehicle violation and released.

Montville — A number of teenagers were charged with underage alcohol possession by police who were responding to a Saturday night complaint regarding a large party just off Bonnie View Lane. Upon arriving at around 10:30 p.m., officers encountered a large group of minors leaving the scene. A juvenile driver was also charged with violation of his provisional driver’s license. There were no arrests for underage DWI.

Montville — An 18-year-old man from Pine Brook, New Jersey, was charged with possession of marijuana in a vehicle on the evening of Friday, April 24, after police checked a car parked on Briarcliff Road with four people inside. A juvenile that was present was charged with obstruction.

Montville — An octogenarian from Garfield was charged with driving while intoxicated and careless driving during the evening of April 22. Police pulled over the 81-year-old man after observing him operating his Jeep with one flat tire along Stiles Lane.

Montville — A Maywood, NJ, man was charged with DWI and refusal to submit to a breath test on Wednesday, April 22. Police saw the 30-year-old driver speeding on Route 46 East and proceeded to stop the suspect and attempt to test his blood-alcohol level after seeing that he appeared intoxicated.

Mount Olive — In a possible instance of marijuana DWI, a 28-year-old man from South Brooklyn, New York, was charged in the early morning hours of Thursday, April 30, with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. The arrest came after police checked a van parked in the parking lot of a Wendy’s restaurant. After the man was unable to produce a driver’s license, police asked him to step out of the van when saw a bong on the floor of the vehicle with suspected marijuana residue. The man was later released pending a court hearing.

If you are arrested for, or charged with, driving while intoxicated or drug DUI, you could be looking at monetary fines, or even time in jail, if convicted. If you or a relative is issued a summons for DWI, drug or marijuana DUI, or refusal to submit to a breath test, we highly recommend that you secure the services of a New Jersey DWI Attorney. The legal professionals at The Law Offices of John F. Marshall have the knowledge and experience to give you the best possible representation for your day in court.


Police Blotter,, May 1, 2009


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