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Driver faces DUI charge after allegedly driving with flat tire in Independence Township

INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A Hackettstown man reportedly driving a car with a flat tire was charged with DUI in Independence Township.

On July 28, officers responded to Alphano Road for a reported vehicle traveling north with a flat tire and heavy front-end damage, police said.

Officers found the vehicle and driver, who was identified as 37-year-old Ivan Cervantes, at the entrance of Godlewsky Farms. He was found to be under the influence of alcohol after a series of field sobriety tests, police said.

Cervantes was arrested for driving under the influence, processed at police headquarters and released to a responsible person, police said.

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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