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Hackettstown woman charged with DWI, reckless driving

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A Hackettstown woman is facing charges including driving while intoxicated and reckless driving in Mount Olive Township.

On July 15, at 1:21 a.m., an officer was on route 46 when he observed a 2018 Ford travelling in excess of the posted speed limit. The officer then followed the vehicle and observed additional violations including failure to maintain a lane and failure to signal a lane change, police said.

The officer stopped the vehicle and came in contact with the driver, who was identified as Erik C. Guhlin, 52, of Hackettstown, police said.

Guhlin immediately showed signs of impairment and had an odor of alcoholic beverage on his breath. He was asked to exit the vehicle to perform standardized field sobriety tests, police said.

Upon completion of the investigation, he was arrested and transported to police headquarters for processing, where he refused to submit to chemical breath testing, police said.

Guhlin was charged with DWI, reckless driving, speeding, refusal to submit breath samples, failure to maintain a lane, failure to keep right and failure to exhibit a valid insurance card. 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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