Driving While Intoxicated, Careless Driving, No Headlamps: November 17, 2012 @ 02:01 Hrs
Ptl. Dan Caffrey was on the Newark Pompton Turnpike when he observed a 2011 Ford Edge traveling north on the roadway without its headlamps on. Upon stopping the vehicle on New Street in Pequannock, the officer observed the driver exhibiting signs of impairment and a strong odor of an alcoholic type beverage coming from the driver. After administering field sobriety tests, the driver, identified as: Joseph S. Fox, 21 years of age from Pequannock, NJ was placed under arrest. Mr. Fox was transported to Police Headquarters for further testing. Mr. Fox was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Careless Driving, and Maintenance of Lamps. He was released to a family member pending his appearance in Municipal Court.