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Erratic driver complaint leads to DWI arrest in Byram Township

BYRAM TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – An Pennsylvania man is facing a driving while intoxicated charge after he was allegedly driving erratically in Byram Township.

On November 5, police responded to a report of an erratic driver on Route 206. While the officer was behind the vehicle, he observed it fail to maintain its lane, police said.

The officer then stopped the vehicle, and while the officer was speaking to the driver, who was identified as Lawson S. Gordon of Bushkill, the officer felt Gordon may be intoxicated, police said.

Gordon performed several field sobriety tests, which he failed. Gordon was arrested and transported to the police station where he consented to and failed two breath tests, police said.

Gordon was charged with driving while intoxicated, and failure to maintain lane. He was then released to a friend pending a court appearance, 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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