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Erratic driver complaint leads to DWI, drug arrest in Sussex County

BYRAM TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – A Sussex County man is facing a slew of charges including driving while intoxicated after he was allegedly driving erratically in Byram Township.

On November 2, police responded to an erratic driver complaint on Route 206. The officer located the vehicle and observed it fail to keep right and fail to maintain its lane, police said.

The officer then stopped the vehicle and while speaking the driver, who was identified as Charles Weishuhn of Byram Township, the officer felt Weishuhn may be intoxicated. He was asked to perform several field sobriety tests, which he failed, police said.

Weishuhn was arrested and during that process, he was found to be in possession of a quantity of Xanax. He was then transported to the police station for processing and while there, he tampered with a device that was used to restrain him during his detention, police said.

Weishuhn was charged with possession of Xanax, possession of drug paraphernalia, being under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance, obstruction of the administration of law, driving while intoxicated, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle, failure to keep right, failure to maintain lane, careless driving, and reckless driving. He was released 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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