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Erratic driver complaint leads to DWI, drug charges

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – Driving erratically led to the arrest of a Pennsylvania man on drunken driving, drug charges in Clinton Township, police said.

Jakob Hoskin, 21, of Bangor was charged with driving while intoxicated, third-degree possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

On Feb. 18, at around 3:19 a.m., a township officer was dispatched to an erratic driver complaint. The officer observed the suspect’s vehicle traveling southbound on Route 31 near Echo Lane, police said.

The officer observed multiple motor vehicle violations and stopped the vehicle. Upon approaching the vehicle the officer observed that the driver, who was identified as Hoskin, appeared to be under the influence of an intoxicating substance, police said.

Hoskins was transported to the Hunterdon County Jail and later released pending his first 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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