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February 2016 Archives

Teen charged with DUI and underage drinking

A 19-year-old woman in New Jersey was accused of driving drunk on Feb. 13. The Forked River woman was spotted by a police officer at 10:48 p.m. According to the officer, the woman struck a curb and then failed to stay in her traffic lane near the intersection of Lacey Road and Lake Barnegat Drive North.

Multiple methods proposed for lowering drunk driving accidents

New Jersey residents might like to know about some of the proposed plans for reducing drunk driving crashes. The National Transportation Safety Board wants to lower the legal blood alcohol level from .08 percent to .05 percent. One is more than 50 percent at risk for a fatal crash when having a BAC of .08 percent, so the NTSB recommends that the legal limit be lowered.

New Jersey man charged for heroin, DWI after car crash

Law enforcement authorities reported that a 59-year-old New Jersey man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated and multiple drug offenses after he was involved in a car crash. The accident reportedly happened in Mannington on County Road 631.

New Jersey driver arrested for DWI

Police in Warren County arrested a driver for a traffic violation only to find that he was intoxicated and pantless as well. Police performed a routine traffic stop on Charles Street at approximately 3:20 a.m. on Jan. 31. The officer was speaking to the driver and noticed the smell of alcohol coming from inside the vehicle.