Police say that a 28-year-old New Jersey woman was driving while under the influence of alcohol with a 6-month-old baby in the car. Authorities stopped her vehicle after spotting it on Belleville Turnpike, and they say that the right front wheel of the car looked like it was about to fall off. After an inspection of the car, they found the a baby in a car seat that was not properly secured.
New Jersey residents who hold commercial driver's licenses might be interested in learning about the differences between DUIs filed against professional drivers and charges levied against the non-commercial drivers. The commercial driver category encompasses a wide variety of drivers, including any person who owns or leases commercial motor vehicles.
The Jersey City man who was arrested for driving his vehicle into a borough police car on Sunday, April 19, is now facing a DWI charge. The charges were made by authorities on Monday, April 20.
If you are facing a drunk driving charge, you most likely are under a significant amount of stress. You may be wondering about the process you might expect as well as what penalties you might face if you are convicted.
A 66-year-old woman leaving a New Jersey liquor store was taken into custody for drunk driving on Feb. 19 around 5:30 p.m. after an anonymous phone call to police claimed she was swerving before turning into the store's parking lot. According to a police officer who responded to the tip, the woman left the liquor store and got into her car. She began swerving again as she drove up the road.
People who have been charged with drunk driving in the state of New Jersey have several options available for their defense. Although they will of course be considered innocent until they are proven guilty, an assertive attempt to defend themselves against the charges may result in a much more positive outcome.
On Jan. 29, the Hudson County Sheriff's Office indicated a woman from Clifton has been charged in connection with a fatal car accident that claimed the life of a Jersey City man in December. The 33-year-old surrendered to authorities on Jan. 26.
Hopatcong police say that they took three people into custody on Jan. 5 after receiving a call at around 10:40 p.m. concerning a vehicle on Harvard Trail and Divito Trail. The caller noted that a light inside the car was being turned on and off.
Police charged a 44-year-old male driver with a DWI after they responded to a call regarding a car accident at about 1:42 a.m. on New Year's Day. When police arrived at Quail Ridge Drive in Plainsboro, they found an abandoned Ford Escape that had crashed into a tree. After finding the man, he was taken to Princeton Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.
Police in New Jersey accused a man of driving while drunk, leading officers on a chase and several moving violations on Nov. 3. Officers in Garwood took the Roselle man into custody on charges of DWI, eluding an officer and other offenses.