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Driver charged with DWI after stopped on shoulder of roadway facing wrong way

MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A Warren County man is facing several charges including driving while intoxicated after he was reportedly stopped on the shoulder facing the wrong way.

On Oct. 30, at 7:26 p.m., a township officer responded to Route 31 for a report of a vehicle stopped on the northbound shoulder facing south, police said.

The driver, Edward C. Garland, 74, of Washington, was determined to be intoxicated and was then arrested, police said.

Garland was charged with DWI, suspended license and registration, failure to maintain lane, careless driving, reckless driving, and no insurance. He was released to a responsible adult pending a court appearance.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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