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Driver charged with underage DWI after doing ‘doughnuts’ in Walmart parking lot

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Union County man is facing several charges including underage driving while intoxicated after he was allegedly observed doing ‘doughnuts’ in the Walmart parking lot in Mount Olive Township.

On Oct. 23, at 7:43 p.m., a township officer was conducting a business check at Walmart when the officer heard a vehicle revving its engine and then observed a blue BMW performing “doughnuts” in the parking lot, police said.

The officer stopped the vehicle and came in contact with the driver, who was identified as Kyle Young, 20, of Hillside. The officer immediately detected an odor of alcoholic beverage and Young allegedly exhibited obvious signs of impairment, police said.

Young was asked to exit the vehicle to perform standardized field sobriety tests and upon completion of the investigation, he was arrested, police said.

Young was transported to police headquarters where he allegedly refused to submit to chemical breath testing. he was charged with DWI, underage DWI, refusal to consent to breath samples, careless driving and reckless driving.

Young was released to a sober driver, 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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