2 charged after cops found them lying in the road drinking alcohol

BYRAM TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – Two people were charged Tuesday after they were allegedly found lying in the roadway drinking alcohol.

Township police received a call about a suspicious vehicle with a person standing by it in the cul-de-sac of Colby Dr, police said.

When officers arrived, they observed Nicolas B. Freeman of Byram Twp., NJ and Heather L. Van-Syckel of Lake Hiawatha, NJ laying on a blanket in the roadway, police said.

Both were in possession of and consumed alcoholic beverages in the roadway, police said.

Freeman and Van-Syckel were both charged with underage possession/consumption of alcoholic beverages and released pending a mandatory Andover-Joint Municipal Court date.

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By: Jay Edwards
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(Photo: Byram Township Police Department)