Drive Sober Campaign Nets 3 Arrests in Chester
DWI checkpoint conducted as part of the 2012 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign yielded three arrests for the Chester Township Police.
The Chester Township Police arrested three individuals on alcohol and drug charges over a two-weekend period leading up to Labor Day as part of the 2012 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.
On Aug. 24, Patrolman Ryan Steckel arrested a 52-year-old Flanders man after he failed the field sobriety test at the DWI checkpoint, police said.
The Flanders resident was issued summonses for driving while intoxicated and reckless driving and was released pending a court appearance in Chester Township Municipal Court.
On Sept. 1, Det. Anthony DaCunza arrested a 19-year-old Hackettstown man for driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs after a he failed the field sobriety test at the DWI checkpoint, police said.
The Hackettstown resident was issued summonses for careless driving and underage driving while intoxicated and was released pending an appearance in Chester Township Municipal Court.
Also on Sept. 1, Patrolman Steven Notte arrested a 26-year-old Edison woman on drug charges after conversing with her at the DWI checkpoint, police said. According to police, Notte detected the odor of burnt marijuana emanating from the vehicle and further investigation led to charges of possession of under 50 grams of marijuana.
The Edison resident was also issued a summons for possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle and then released pending an appearance in Chester Township Municipal Court.