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Erratic driver complaint leads to DWI arrest in Hackettstown

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A Monmouth County man faces a driving under the influence charge after he was allegedly driving erratically.

On Sept. 25, at around 6:06 p.m., police responded to the area of Main St and High St for a report of an erratic motor vehicle, police said.

An officer located and stopped the vehicle in the parking lot of 147 Main St. While the officer was speaking to the driver, who was identified Andrew Matthews, 30, of Keansburg, NJ, the officer detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage, police said.

Matthews was charged with driving while intoxicated, failure to possess a valid driver’s license, avoiding a traffic control device, and careless driving. He was released 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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