New Jersey Drunk Driving Police Blotter

Boonton — Police charged a 58-year-old Boonton Township, NJ, man with DWI, reckless driving and not having insurance for his vehicle. The allegedly intoxicated man was picked up by police during the late afternoon on Saturday, April 25, and released pending an appearance in court.

Boonton — A woman from Kinnelon was pulled over by police for drunk driving, as well as reckless driving. The 45-year-old was stopped just after 9 p.m. and subsequently released pending appearance in court at a later date.

Madison — In what could possibly have been a drug DUI arrest, as 20-year-old Westfield man was arrested on Thursday, April 23, after police responded to a call regarding an occupant of a vehicle snorting drugs on Loveland Street. The vehicle apparently left that location, as the police pulled the vehicle over on Green Village Road, where they arrested the young man after noticing a white powdery substance on the man’s lips. According to authorities, the arresting officer found a white tube and the driver admitted that he had been snorting oxycodone. Police arrested and charged the man with possession of drug paraphernalia, and then released him shortly thereafter.

Madison — A Florham Park man was stopped for driving while intoxicated last Saturday by a Madison, New Jersey, police detective. While leaving a parking lot on Cook Avenue, the suspect made an extremely wide turn into an opposing lane and almost hit the detective’s vehicle. The 24-year-old man was pulled over on Kings Road, where he failed a field sobriety test and was arrested for DWI. He was also charged with failure careless driving and failure to keep right. Police reported that the man was later released to a relative.

Sparta – An 18-year-old was charged with under-age possession of marijuana (and possession of less that 50 grams), as well as possession of ecstasy and drug possession in a motor vehicle. A police officer found the man in his vehicle, parked near the Thomas Edison monument on Edison Road. As probable cause for the arrest, the officer reported that he could detect the smell of burned marijuana once he was close to the parked auto.

Wharton – A DWI arrest was made in the early morning hours of April 25, when a 49-year-old woman was observed by police driving her vehicle at a very slow speed along West Central Avenue. Failing to stay right, an officer stopped the suspect on West Dewey Avenue. Before being released pending a court appearance, she was also presented with summonses for several other offenses, including delaying traffic, fraudulent inspection sticker, failure to make repairs and reckless driving.

If you are arrested for, or charged with, driving while intoxicated or drug DUI, you could face monetary fines and even jail time, if convicted. Should you or a family member be issued a summons for DWI, we highly recommend that you engage the services of a New Jersey DWI Attorney. Our professional legal team has the experience to help prepare you for your day in court.


Police Blotter,, April 28, 2009

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