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.